Friday, January 23, 2009


Not sure what everyone has planned but whatever it is--have fun doing it! For me, I'm thinking its time to finally go get my dining room set. We've had one in mind for awhile now and both of us like it--so i might finally take the plunge. It's exciting to think of a new dining set--I've had this one for 25 years! Our oldest son is taking it, so for the memory part, at least its still in the family.

I've got a new Lip Balm Fragrance, Hazelnut Latte. I DO NOT drink coffee, never could develop a taste for it--BUT this fragrance is divine! Pure mellow scent, not overwhelming. I will be making it in my new Spring containters, colors of yellow, rose, lavender, blue, they are petite in size--but the balm will last a while. Price on these will be $2.00. Again--made with Jojoba Oil, Shea Butter and Vitamin E! Great stuff for the lips.

Other than that, I have no plans other than to be a domestic mouse. Baldyman's birthday is on Monday--so I'm cooking dinner for him on Sunday. He always requests his favorite cake he grew up with as a child--and each year I ruin it. While it tastes great--it collapses EVERY year...EVERY year. I swear under my breath--ask him why he insists on me making this--and yet here we go again! Everyone laughs when you first cut into the cake--and poof--it all falls apart. Maybe thats why they want me to make it--so they can laugh at me!
Have a great Friday and a Great Weekend!

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Nana Net said...

I swear you know how to make me laugh no matter what! Congrats on taking the plunge for a new dining room set. WooHoo, way to go. Especially after 25 years of waiting! Seems you and I have something in common... That is keeping things for a very long time and getting the most out of them! LOL
Tell your hubby :Happy Birthday>" Hope it is a good one. And by the way what kind of cake is it that you are making for him?
Have a great weekend too. Take care my friend.

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Lori said...

Happy (early) Birthday to Baldyman!
What cake is it? Could we have the recipe? :)

Dawnie said...

I will post the recipe and pictures when I make it on Sunday! NOW--I will post a picture of the cake in all its glory BEFORE I cut it--lol and then afterwords. If anyone does decide to make this cake and it would turn out--I will be NOT very happy.

Ginger said...

I would love to get some new furniture too. I haven't bought anything for a long time.
Happy Birthday to the Baldyman, hope your cake turns out this time.
Have a fun weekend.

laurie @ bargain hunting said...

I can't wait to see your new d.r. set, and hopefully you'll post some tablescapes on it! I think of the tablescapes I've posted, I've only used 2 of them. I have always collected china and table accessories (along with everything else I collect), so yes, I have a LOT of that stuff! Have a great weekend. Good luck with the cake. Just put a lot of candles on it, and tell them if it didn't require so many candles for his birthday, the cake wouldn't fall apart. laurie

HektikLyfe said...

I love the smell of coffee but I don't like the taste.

Lady of the Mote said...

congrats on getting a new set,it's exciting to get new pieces,since we live with them so long,looking forward to seeing the pics!

Raggedy Girl said...

Great post, love the cake part as baking is not my best thing either. That is why there are chefs and the there are pastry chefs.

A new dining set. When we set up our homes and paint, paper, buy our furniture and make it all picture perfect it never dawns on us that 25 or more years are going to go by and one morning we are going to wake up and want to start all over again!
Happy shopping to you!
Roberta Anne

mbkatc230 said...

Don't forget to post when you get your new DR set, I love to see what other people choose. Tell DH happy birthday, and I really like Laurie's explanation for why the cake falls, that cracked me up. Have a great weekend, TGIF! Kathy

squawmama said...

Hey Dawnie... Always love reading your post... I bet you are excited getting a new dining room set... I would be... and I would love to try some of your lip balms... Sounds yummy... Have a beautiful weekend... Love YA


Tootsie said...

good luck with the cake...and do post that dining set when you get it!!!!

Anonymous said...

Hey, creating a coffee scent is one step further to winning you over to the dark side of life as a coffee addict.

Congrats on the new dining room set! I'd like to see this cake that is the thorn in your side. What kind is it?

grammy said...

I am sure any man could care less about what it looks like, just what it tastes like. Have fun.

Femin Susan said...

thanks for the wishes!!!!!!!!!!!!
your post is very interesting to read.very great about you.
have a peaceful day:)

Terrie's Lil' Piece of Serenity said...

I envy you. I want a new diningroom set so.. bad!! Ours is 16 years old. I would love to buy a new one. But, I am holding out to see what the economy does.

"Happy Birthday" to your dh!!

Hugs, Terrie

Lilly's Life said...

Hazlenut Latte - sounds good enough to eat. Go get the dining set, you deserve it. Funny about the cake. Dont worry about it, obviously it tastes just great!! Let us see a pic of it and Happy Birthday to Baldyman too!

Terri@SteelMagnolia said...

I had the same ole bedroom set for 26 years.. finally got rid of it and got a whole new bedroom set.. I love was worth it, but it was hard for me to get rid of...

Have a nice weekend....


Anonymous said...

GM Dawnie, Thank you for your visit, come by again anytime, your always welcome. Did you get your new dining room set yet. I can't wait to see it. Funny about the cake, at least you have a sense of humor about it.LOL