When my kids were in pre-school, they often looked forward to the birthdays of their classmates. This was because it was the culture for the birthday kid to treat the class to a party held in class. Without fail, every child would also be given a bag of goodies filled with candies, chocolates and small toys. I never really understood how they really felt until over the weekend, I attended the birthday celebration of my dear mom at a seafood restaurant in front of the beach.
I came away with gifts!
My sister Erica gave me a bunch of fabric. My goodness. Just look at them. I'm still smiling from ear to ear. I can't wait to use the fabric.
My mom gave me some vintage hankies.
This is a hanky with tatted edging.
These look like needlelace edgings. But I could be wrong.
My husband says it doesn't take much to make me happy. Just some cloth and hankies. Hope I don't get handkerchiefs for my next birthday! :)