Valentine's Update, A CU Freebie, & A 50% Off Sale!

2/16/2009 02:26:00 PM Posted In Edit This 9 Comments »
Hi All - how's everyone doing?

We had a simply wonderful time for Valentine's Day! Good food, good friends, and lots of laughs! Susan really outdid herself cooking ... the food was way yum! Oh, and Paul (her husband) did the BBQ'ing of the steaks. Here's some pics!

The steaks BEFORE:

The steaks AFTER ... she made them blue cheese encrusted:

The side dishes - twice baked potatoes and asparagus wrapped in prosciutto:

We also had shrimp cocktail for appetizers and an almond mocha cake for dessert with coffee - but no one thought to take any pics of those! lol I dressed the table and I think it came out really sweet! I made a balloon & flower center piece and everyone got little party gifts as a remembrance of the evening. The men got a velvet heart, the ladies got a pink monkey and everyone got a mini box of chocolates. I also found some white rose petals to sprinkle all over the table!

The center piece:

The table:


We ended the evening playing "adult" board games and we were all cracking up until 1 am! lol And the best part? We get to do it all over again next Saturday when we go out to the Melting Pot! I've gotten a few very positive comments about the place and can't wait to try it out!

Mike spoiled me ... I got a lovely necklace, a new shower head I've been wanting, and a dozen pink roses.

The Roses:


Here's a single rose from the bouquet:

The Necklace:

The Shower head:

I came across some photos of my "babies" and decided that I would share with you ... yeppers, I'm a sucker for my kitties!


Isn't this adorable? Princess is snuggled up with Mike! He stole her from me, I swear! She USED to be my loyal cat - always slept with me on a pillow above my head ... no longer!



Here's one where Cleo is caught in her toy hanging from their cat tree ... Princess come over to comfort her:

Here's a close up for their little faces!

So, these are my babies .... and they are very spoiled (in case you didn't guess that!) and I love them to bits ... even if they are little stinkers!

Oh, I almost forgot! I'm having a 50% off sale ... only at Commercial-Use!


I activated a bit early ... so you can head on over now!

Shop My Store At Commercial-Use!

I made a little blog gift freebie for you guys .... since spring is coming I was in the mood for butterflies! :)


((Blog Gift has expired))

You all take care - and many thanks to those of you who have left comments & thanks ... those comments always make my day!



Shannon Scherz said...


yet another lovely gift from a lovely lady. :) Thank you so much for the gifts, wonderful products, and special glimpses into your life. THANK YOU!

sheila said...

Thank you so much for the overlay.
Wow ... that dinner looked YUM-MMEEEEE! and the table looked so beautiful and romantic. :-) Sounds like it was a wonderful day and evening .... and Mike has GREAT taste! in many things, but especially jewelry :-).
Hope you have a wonderful time next weekend too!

Anonymous said...

Thank you so much for this Freebie. I want to let you know that I posted a link to your blog in Creative Busy Hands Scrapbook Freebies Search List, under the Commercial Use Ok post on Feb. 16, 2009. Thanks again.

Janice W said...

Awesome overlay. Thank you!

Anonymous said...

Thank you! Your blog post will be advertised on the DigiFree Digital Scrapbooking Freebie search engine today (look for timestamp: 16 Feb [LA 07:00pm, NY 10:00pm] - 17 Feb [UK 03:00am, OZ 02:00pm] ).

Tirza said...

Thank you.

Sharon aka Scrapcat4914 said...

Good morning Babette!!!!!!
TY so very much for this AWESOME butterfly overlay!!!!!!!!!!!!

Cindyrelly said...

What sweet Fur Babies ;) How Sweet... and what an Amazing Valentines Weekend you had! I was just happy to get flowers. I think I Finally got him trained on that after 15 years and next I will work on the Jewelry... Oh, of course, Thank You for the gifties for us :)

Mary said...

darn, i missed this & your sale
Anyway,your fur babies are adorable! Don't tell my fur baby I said so, tho, she'd get jealous