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Wednesday, January 12, 2011

This Rednesday: Happy Birthday Cousin Kristi!

When I get my kitchen really clean, (and hopefully painted) I'm going to take some good pictures of it.  It sports a lot of red.  For today, I wanted to show you just a teaser:

I bought these cheery cherry cross-stitches at the discount store for cheap a few years back.

My sister Julie made these magnets around 10 years ago, 
and gave them to me for Christmas.

More Red:
I was looking through old photos yesterday, and found this one of my cousin Kristi and myself, taken some time in the mid 1980's.  I was working for an insurance company back then, and I thought that hat was so cool!  Anyway, today is Kristi's birthday, and I wanted to wish her a very happy year with many more to come. 

Like my red hat? 

Kristi, Me, and Kari last May, at her parent's 50th Anniversary Party ... around 25 years after the other photo.  We've all filled out in the meantime.  Or, maybe it is just a close-up shot?  Either way, we were happy to see each other again.  

Happy birthday, Cousin!  

Love ya lots,

~ Kathy  

I am entering this into  Rednesday over at It's A Very Cherry World.
If you enjoy the color red, please check out this fun linky party.  There are usually lots of cool vintage red things over there.  I think I am beginning to qualify as vintage! Plus, Sue is holding a drawing for some awesome cherry prizes.


Donnie said...

Great photos. Happy Birthday Kristi.

Kim, USA said...

Gorgeous ladies with lovely smiles! Happy Wednesday!

Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy said...

Hi Donnie and Kim! Thanks for the birthday wishes and the compliments. Happy Wednesday to both of you too.


Debbie@Debbie-Dabble said...

Love those cross stitch pics! And you red hat!!


craftyles said...

I love the before and later photos. You all look like you're having a great time. Cute red cherry pic's too.

Sally Annie Magundy said...

Hi Kathy!
Love your reds today, so charming and cheerful! Such fun to see your photos and the happy faces.

Happy Rednesday,

Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy said...

Hi Debbie, Leslie and Sally Annie,

Thanks so much for stopping by to take a look today! Before and after is right. We were very happy that day. Kristi lives in AK and was the surprise guest at the party.

Take care,


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