Friday, March 5, 2010

my bestie. + she's hosting a FABULOUS GIVEAWAY!

i was excited when this brown parcel was waiting on the doorstep for me. I get excited about mail but especially anything from my bestie Marisa. She never fails to not spoil me, seriously. Her gifts are always heart-felt and thoughtful.

& the card? perfectly us. It really made me giggle.


she gave me the BEST birthday pressie: a personalized postcard pillow from Fallon's etsy shop Olive. I LOVE her pillows and her shop is a go-to of mine when i need the perfect gift. But i've never owned a pillow, and now thanks to M, i have THE perfect one! M's message touched my heart and the fabric she picked out (the bird cage one above, already showcased in my living room) is my favorite. If there was a quote to describe me and my soul mate, it is the one she wrote:

"Are we not like two volumes of one book?"

- Marceline Desbordes-Valmore


i love you Marisa! with all my heart.

pssst... My gift giving goddess of a best friend is hosting her first giveaway and lovies, let me tell you... IT IS A GOOD ONE! here's one thing you could win:

a beautiful mug with Mr. Darcy's proposal


and who doesn't love Jane Austen's Mr. Darcy? swoon.

head over for your chance to win at M's blog ...or so i feel.



Marisa, YOU are the best gift any girl could have. xo

11 comments:

Marisa said...

i am SO happy you love your pillow. The one you sent me at christmas is one of my favorite pressies. it goes on my bed every morning...

i love u
m

ps thank you for spreading the word about my giveaway.

jozen said...

awe!! that is the cutest card and the most thoughtful gift ever!!

heading over to her giveaway now :)

Caroline said...

Friends are amazing... you are a lucky lady...Much love to you!! I am headed over to check out the giveaway!! XO

Erin said...

Ooh, nothing is quite so exciting as to arrive home and find a brown paper parcel waiting on the front steps!

Have a wonderful birthday weekend, in Texas!!!

I'm heading over to Marisa's blog now to enter that giveaway. I WANT THAT MUG!

xoxo

Annie Cristina said...

If you love Darcy, you must-must see "Lost in Austen"! I just blabbed about it on my blog. :) It's a mini series from BBC that envisions what would happen if a modern-day girl from London swapped places with Elizabeth Bennett ... if only!

Emily said...

How exciting! I think that pillow is great.

Belen said...

OMG SO JEALOUS! LOVE the pillow. tons.

and the card is hilarious!

i'm definitely going to her blog to check out that giveaway (in fact i have a separate window up waiting for my attention!) :)

JenRem said...

That pillow postcards is fabulous. LOVE IT! And going to enter your bestie's giveaway right now :)

Anna said...

aw that's such a thoughtful gift! so sweet! have a wonderful weekend!

Carolyn said...

Oh my goodness! Best birthday card EVER!

Carolyn said...

Oh my goodness! Best birthday card EVER!

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