Friday, June 5, 2009

Favorite Photo Friday and 100th Post Giveaway Reminder

This is my first time participating in Favorite Family Fotos Friday, which is hosted by Deborah of Go visit Deborah and join the fun!

These are not refugees, they are my kids and their first cousins when they were small. LOL! My kids are the 3 smallest ones on the right right side. Too bad Tina's pic is cut off.
This picture was taken in Tampa, FL of my granddaugher AJ, when she was about 4 years old(her mom is the second from the right above), with her cousins (their mom is the 4th from the right above) who were visiting from Chicago then. These are the same kids who stayed with us for 2-3 weeks over summer vacation last year and kept us hopping. Of course they are a little older now. AJ is 10 now.
I would like to remind you that my post, Sightseeing Saturday, tomorrow will mark my 100th post. And to celebrate it, I am offering a giveaway. If you are interested, please try your luck on the giveaway. I took pictures so take a look! The picture does not show the black ruffly placemats very well but if you click it, you will see it better.
The package includes:

a tablecloth that I bought from Grand Cayman. It fits a table for 6 and it also includes 6 matching napkins.

a religious icon I bought from Estonia

a set of 4 ceramic teapot napkin holders
a set of 4 black ruffly palcemats

Vintage crocheted and linen doilies (they are not new, they were thrown in with some items I won on an antique auction)

a souvenir pen (I think I got it from Russia)

a set of matrushka nesting dolls from Russia

a blue and white ceramic box
Every comment that you leave on my Sat. post will give you 1 entry.

If you will participate for tomorrow's Sighteeing Saturday, I will add 3 more entries for you. Just let me know in a comment if you intend to do that.
Thanks and good luck! See you tomorrow!!

Good luck!


Really Rainey said...

I love that retro picnic photo! So much fun!
Have a great week end!
~Really Rainey~

Anonymous said...

Thanks for coming by today :) I'll visit tomorrow for a chance to win the goodies.


Joyce said...

The kids are adorable and too bad they have to grow up so quickly. I think your office is amazing and I wish my office looked like yours. your recipe is one I have never heard of before and it sounds delicious. Congrats Saturday on your 100th!

Linda said...

Those family pics are adorable! Love the beach scenes!. Also, your home office in previous post is gorgeous! I'd be working all the time in that space. Linda

Keetha Broyles said...

There is always something so irresistible about pictures of children on the beach!!!

ClassyChassy said...

Congrats on reaching 100! Would love a chance to win your prizes! Thanks for visiting my blog!

imjacobsmom said...

Cute kiddos! Back then and now1 See you tomorrow! ~ Robyn

marty39 said...

Oh Christine, I always love seeing the pics of your family. They are all just so sweet. Isn't it funny how fast they grow. I look at mine and still see them in my mind as little people. lol They wouldn't like it if I told them that. Your giveaway is such a generous collection of things. What a thrill to reach 100th post. I am barely at 50. You go girl!!! I will look forward to tomorrow's post. Hugs, Marty

Lorna ~ Lace and Ivy Cottage said...

Hi Christine,
I just got back from a short getaway. Thanks for tagging me!:) I love your family pictures. Time just flies, doesn't it? Count me in for your giveaway and also for your Sightseeing Saturday. I'll get to work on my post right now. TTYL!

Smilingsal said...

Children at the beach always look so sweet.

Moonlight Hollow Musings said...

You have a beautiful family! So glad you joined us on Fridays!


The Quintessential Magpie said...

Christine, congratulations on your 100th post! One of the nicest things about blogging was meeting you among my other favorite people!

Those are lovely gifts, and I would be delighted to put my name in the hat.

I just hopped online for a minute to check on something, and I'm hopping straight off. I'm heading to little Cecelia's dance recital in a few minutes, and I need to get ready. It's been a crazy day. When I get a chance, I'll be sure and visit the other tours. Your Paris pictures are lovely!

Again, all the best on your 100th post...


Sheila :-)

laurie @ bargain hunting said...

I thought I was just here last night. How did I miss these darling pictures? I enjoyed seeing your children and your grandchildren. laurie

Chandy said...

See, this is what happens when I don't visit you more than once a day, I miss any new items. LOL

Great pics of the kids when they were kids... Adorable line-up!

Kathy's Red Door Welcome said...

I'm here visiting from A Stroll Through Life. I adore your photos of Paris. I was there in '07 and loved every minute of it. Congrats on your hundreth post!

~Deborah~ said...

Beautiful children! They are all going to make such good-looking adults!...and that will be here before you know it!

Welcome to Friday's Favorite Family Foto! Thank you for sharing!

Christie said...

I visited your blog again. Great pictures. Thanks to the wonder of the digital camera. Most of my pictures from Europe are on slides under my mother-in-laws house since they were fom 32 years ago.

Again I love your site. I do not think I am ready to be part of your post. Perhaps in due time, when I have more time to myself I will join. It is a great idea.

Thanks again for the beautiful things and pictures I saw.


Diane @ Four Paws and Co said...

Loved the pictures & your kids are so adorable! ☺ Diane

Sue said...

I love the beach photo, those babies are just too cute!

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