Someone who is
at least 50...
Which means that it can not be I
although I did have a birthday
this past week...
I'm a proud 49er
too young to deck my halls with
a red hat tree
With a feather boa for a skirt.
Hot Hat birthday girl today is
She's seventysomething today.
Here she is giving the Duchess wave in the local parade
It's my favorite picture of her because it captures her completely.
And in honor of her birthday, I thought I would post
a few more pictures
of her favorite things.
This one guards her kitchen door.
She made just about everything on it
And most of it is edible.
Gum drop chains and wreaths...
and popcorn balls...
and gingerbread men...
In her bedroom, she has a Victorian tree
Dripping with lace and pearls
Her sun porch has a beach themed tree
With sand dollar snowmen
and all sorts of sea shell creations.
Tucked into this little nook is her Santa tree.
I think she needs a bigger space...
And perhaps a bigger tree!
Her living room tree is less whimsical.
It's full of
There is an ornament for every
This one says
Dee and Dave 1957
Of course, the ornaments which decorated their tree
back in '57
have made their way to
this vintage tree in
It's full of old ornaments and vintage Christmas cards
This simple tree is one of my favorites of all.
I'm very fond of vintage things,
especially the ones
which have been cherished by their family
kind of like