Friday, May 30, 2008

The Sweetest Gift

Check out what me Aunt Jan and Grandma sent us in through the mail: a recipe for shrimp with spicy lime ginger butter (see photo below) and a couple decks of cards accompanied by the sweetest note. Ever since I tasted the grilled shrimp for my birthday/Easter, I fell in love with it and longed for the recipe...and now it will be part of my collection!!
The game cards came in two color schemes, green/blue and red/pink/orange so I don't get the two decks mixed up. That way I can stay sharp at the game of gin for my next match with the iron ladies who originally taught me the game. Not that Grandma and Aunt Jan thought I needed practice but no--I really do. My husband and I have been meaning to buy some cards to play with each other and these could not have come at the right time, not to mention how beautiful they are.
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Now why can't I think of something so thoughtful for these are a few of the sweetest gifts we've received. Many hugs and kisses, Grandma and Aunt Jan. We love you!!

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