Friday, March 11, 2011

mmmm! Chocolate cake and pretty mini banners

Happy Friday........

I got this yummy chocolate cake mix at Trader Joes...

I just love the pretty pink and retro packaging.......
it's pretty tasty too!
Perfect for a Happy Friday celebration!

These little mini banners are new in my Etsy shop......

It's been a really crazy week......

We had to say good by to a very dear
and Long, time family friend,
he and his lovely wife were married for 65 years!
His gentleness and smile will definetly be missed!

My son had his last game for basketball, now
gearing up for baseball, along with sign ups
already for football. Craziness!

My husband had to have knee surgery yesterday....
He had a small meniscus tear....
He has never had surgery, so a bit anxious.
It went very well, it was same day surgery...
so we were in and out.
He kept saying he couldn't believe how quick
it went.
So it's crutches and taking it easy for a bit.

So yes , ready for some Friday celebration!

Hope you all have a very wonderful day!

Happy Friday !

I'm linking up with The lovely Joyce over at...I love pretty little things
Hop on over for lot's of Friday pretty link ups.


blessedmom's Simple Home said...

That cake looks delicious!
Sorry for the loss of your dear friend. My husband had that surgery almost 2 years ago. He recovered quickly. I hope your hubby does too :-)
Sending you sunshine this weekend.

Gloria said...

YUMMM! I bet that cake was delicious...:) Love the sweet banner. Adorable!

Sorry for the loss of your dear friend. Saying a prayer for comfort for you & family. And another one for your busy schedule and a quick recovery for your husband. Take care!

I hope you have a relaxing weekend...:)

Xoxo Gloria

Martina said...

What a bitter sweet week you've had - i think a chocolate cake is just the right food now to heal and comfort yourself! Such pretty packages - and your garland looks so lovely too! Enjoy your weekend!

It's me said...

Happy friday pretties darling.....and what a sad news...take care.....big hug from love wish hubby good recovery !!

It's me said...

I forget...that cake !!!!...o my........delicious!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!....

A Serenade for Solitude said...

That cake looks so divine!! I am craving a treat! What a cute banner, too. :)

Happy Friday PRreTtiEs!

birdie blue said...

that chocolate cake looks absolutely delicious, elizabeth. so sorry to hear about your recent loss, and i hope your husband is feeling a bit better each day. time just flies with the sport seasons and schedules, doesn't it?

i hope you're able to enjoy some peace and quiet this weekend. maybe a little sunshine, too?

Maria said...

Hi Elizabeth!
I'll be married 33 years this summer... 65 is nearly double the time! I can't imagine the loss his wife feels! What a legacy for marriage they are.
One of my colleagues just had knee surgery... I hope she is feeling some relief too... it's amazing what they can do now ... just amazing. Wishing your husband a speedy recovery!

Your chocolate cake looks delicious. I don't think I have a Trader Joe's anywhere in my area. I know if I ever see one, I will not be driving passed {even if my husband is in the driver's seat} ... the car will be pulling in. I have read such good things about this store! This chocolate cake mix is another good reason!
Have a wonderful weekend... wishing you joy!
ps. I browsed your recent posts... what a lovely blog you have!

vintage mum said...

Thinking of you.
Chocolate cake heals all ills
The banner is so dainty a lovely idea
Cate x

Fancy Vintage said...

Have just discovered your lovely blog and am now following. I'm so sorry you lost your lovely friend, we just found out a couple hours ago we have too, the most beautiful man ever. He used to be in charge of welcoming everyone at the door of our church and because of him I started going to that church as he just shined such happiness.
Sending some power prayers to all the families who have lost special joys.


I Love Pretty Little Things said...

Oh, 65 years! What a blessing! I hope that his sweet wife is doing alright. 65 years with one partner- that is True and Lasting LOVE!
O.K.- You are a temptress! The mini banners! I am going to have to go back into your adorable Etsy shop. I saw the Spring banner on my sister's Friday Pretties. Ha Ha She couldn't resist. :)
Thanks for joining Friday Pretties It is ALWAYS so Pretty over here!

a vintage knitter said...

Wow ...65 yrs! Will pray for your friends family and all of you.

Mmmmmmmm ...chocolate cake:) a healing treat! LOVE Trader Joes!!

LOVE all your new goodies in your Etsy SHop...LOVELY!! now where's my piggie bank!!?

Have a good week!

Kim said...

Welcoming you from Welcome Wagon Friday!

Becca's Dirt said...

I'm visiting from Brenda's Welcome Wagon. Yummy on the cake. Hope things quiet down for you soon. Have a good weekend.