Monday, February 2, 2015

Mail Day

I headed out for another hour longer walk after school today.
 This month's Full Snow Moon was even bigger and brighter than it was yesterday.
Over in the next block is this cute Letter Box that someone has sitting outside their home.  It's only for decoration since mail isn't actually delivered to homes.  Individuals must get a post office box in order to receive mail.  But it's a neat little accent and something you don't see around here.
When I got back from walking, my husband was home and had snail mail that he had picked up.  Last week when he checked there was nothing, but today was different.  It's always a miracle when anything arrives, so I am very grateful to Kathy, for sending a new year card made from her gorgeous handmade paper.  You can actually see all the petals and seeds that were pressed into the paper.  So pretty!  Thanks so much Kathy for the card and your handwritten note.
And thank you Betsy for your very sweet handmade felt heart and card.  I collect hearts so will be leaving this one out year round to admire.
I also received a Christmas card from my aunt in Ohio.
Better late than never.
Have a great week!


crafty cat corner said...

It's always lovely to receive unexpected things in the post isn't it?
I know I was so happy when you took the time to send some to me Tammy and still have all of them.
Your posts are nearly always calming and inspiring, thankyou for that.

Beth said...

It looks like a beautiful day! I know you enjoy your walks very much. The handmade paper and the felt heart are very lovely. I suppose you can plant the paper since it contains seeds. Cool!

Unknown said...

Love the home made paper so pretty.
And the heart love the blanket stitiches.

Betsy said...

I'm so glad you got your heart and card in time for Valentine's Day and I'm very glad you like it. That mail box is beautiful and a pretty thing for any garden. Have a lovely week!

Tanna said...

Snail mail is like GIFTS even when it isn't a gift! It is so special to receive a handwritten note in this day and age... let alone handmade paper! It was a good day!! blessings ~ tanna

Linda said...

How nice to receive such pretty items in the mail. :) I would always love to send you something, but I won't try again ever since I did and it never got there.

I see the full snow moon is today here but I didn't see it; I'll have to look tonight but as it's pretty chilly out there, I probably won't mess with my camera for it.

Mereknits said...

You deserve each wonderful gift. Hugs to you,

June said...

Now that's what I call 'snail mail' Tammy :))))

Your handmade card is so pretty. It would be fun to try making one's own paper. A lady I worked with at a garden center made her own paper and she would gather up the blooms that fell from the plants to take home with her.

I noticed the mailbox had a pony express rider on it. So cool!
sending hugs...

Pradeepa said...

What beautiful gifts! I am in love with that handmade paper card.

Mariette VandenMunckhof-Vedder said...

Dearest Tammy,
What precious snail mail you got! Incredible that it takes that long and I cannot imagine that mail is not being delivered to your home in Kuwait.
Enjoy your walks. Here it was too mean and windy today. I love to walk but I have to be so careful when it is cold. Don't want to end up again with a mean bladder infection.
Got way behind things and needed to do lots of administration today and some more tomorrow.
Sending you hugs,

Draffin Bears said...

Hi Tammy,

I enjoyed seeing photos from your place - the pretty sunflowers and blue sky.
The cards and hearts are sweet.
Hope you are enjoying the week

Teresa Kasner said...

Aren't you well loved! I love all your gifts and I also have one of Betsy's felt heart brooches. I wore it today! ((hugs)), Teresa :-)

Createology said...

Another lovely walk to enjoy your wonderful weather. I so love the full moon and will be watching all night long. I love to get out of bed and follow it from the east to the west. Beautiful Full Snow Moon...

kathyinozarks said...

Good morning Tammy, I am soooo happy you got mail-I was sad for awhile thinking it would not get delivered. Love the heart and the mailbox-I really enjoy the photos you take during your walks-especially those neat sidewalks
enjoy your week

Amy at love made my home said...

I'm glad that your post arrived safely! It is a wonder where some things travel to around the globe. The card from Kathy is lovely and that heart has obviously found its rightful home with a collector of hearts! xx

Acorn to Oak said...

Looks like another beautiful day! What a sweet gift. The heart is really cute!

Zana said...

Beautiful gifts! Love that homemaae paper.Lovely photos.

Blondie's Journal said...

So nice to take long walks...sigh. I wish I could right now, I need them.

Your gifts are lovely. I once saw a paper making procedure where they pressed flowers into the cool! And I love the heart. Bloggers can be such generous friends.

Is the weather cooler there by you? And I'm wondering if I missed a post about your sons visit.

Jane x

Rostrose said...

Dearest Tammy,
how beautiful the pictures that you brought from your walk. (Flowers! Sun! Gorgeous! And the special mailbox is indeed a beautiful accessory!) Unfortunately, I cann't go for a walk at the moment - yesterday on the way to work I had a little accident (the right foot twisted in a tram rail and now I have a ligament sprain) ... How beautiful are the cards you got - especially this handmade paper with the seeds is fascinating!
I wish you a nice rest of the week with lovely walks!
Dearest greetings from Austria, Traude

Unknown said...

Hi Tammy! Thank you so much for poppin into my blog! I really like your pictures, I was in Palestine last year and I miss so much this landscape! Hugs:::Silvia

Anna said...

Lovely pictures !
Thanks for your visit !

CatieAn said...

I love the mail box and the ring of white rocks around the base.
How sweet to receive snail and those cards are wonderful

Anonymous said...

Mail is my favorite part of the day....I hate when the box is empty.

Your aunt's card is very pretty.

Sam I Am...... said...

that letterbox would make a cute "free library" that people here in the states are putting out in their neighborhoods. You take a book and put in a book.
Betsy did a lovely job on the heart and the handmade paper is gorgeous too. I loved the card from your Aunt as it looked so like the church I went to when I was a little girl.
Enjoy your weather and your walks.

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