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Wednesday, February 24, 2010

F is for FRIENDS and I have some of the best!

F is for fantastic friends!

On February 6, several friends met at an Italian restaurant to celebrate their friendship and to enjoy the frivolity of the afternoon. My dear friend, Robin Fritz, organized the entire event, did all the decorating, supplied the favors and even paid for the luncheon! She has the most creative ideas, and she holds our group together with her love, humor, and the biggest heart on the planet! You all need a "Robin" to be friends with!

Flowers were used as centerpieces along with the cutest garland and display of cupcakes.
Each place setting had a cute, frilly doily, a bottle of red nail polish, notes and chocolate heart candy.
From the back~~my sister-in-law Joanne, Linda, Tracy, Dana and Melinda
~~notice the mirror that is adorned with red hearts and cute garland~~
From the front~~Beth, Robin, Toni and Suzanne
~~notice the full tablescape decor~~

Another photo of the table and Toni chatting with Tracy
not pictured: myself (taking pictures) Andrea and Heather
Our friendship table where 12 friends came together to dine, laugh, cry and share.
We have quite a diverse group with some ladies as new moms and some of us have grandchildren! Most of us are involved in education ranging from early childhood daycare to an assistant principal! Actually 10 out of 12 of us are/were teachers and 2 work at our local library.
I hope today's letter "F" inspires you to love your friends and celebrate your friendships quite often.

Mrs. Matlock, our teacher, has her class do a different letter of the alphabet every Thursday-Friday, so join in on the fun or just visit other students who participate in the letter jamboree.

This links back to Alphabe-Thursday for the letter "F"


Coralie Cederna Johnson said...

My post is also about FRIENDS! But, if you check it out, you will see I'm going to the dogs! HeHe! Happy Alphabe-Thursday!

Sarah said...

There is a quote that says, "Friends are the flowers in the garden of life." Looks like you and your friends enjoyed a wonderful party together. I adore spending time with my friends too.

Christy said...

what a thoughtful and wonderful day with friends! the decorations are adorable!

Jo said...

oh how much fun you must all have had! and the tablescape is just wonderful!

Amy said...

This is lovely! Time with friends is good time spent!

Jenny said...

Oh, I love this post!

So F antastic that you have such F abulous and F un F riends to be around.

Which I think tells us all that you must be all those things, too!

It takes a F riend to be a F riend.


laterg8r said...

fantastic party :D

Riet said...

I agree with Sarah, Friends are the flowers inthe garden of life. We can't do without them. Beautiful post

mrs. c said...

I so agree with you! Friends are the icing on the cupcakes of life! We have a bunko group that has been meeting for over 18 years and I just love how we take the extra time to make them special! I also have a friend that I was in college with and we are doing a girl's wine tasting party. Friends are so important!

Brenda said...

What a wonderful time you must have all had. What a sweet way to celebrate you friendships.

Viki said...

Looks like you all had a fun, fantastic time. Yay!! for friends.

Betty (picture circa 1951) said...

Looks like such a fun time with friends!

GardenofDaisies said...

What a lovely outing with friends! Sounds like you enjoy a lot of similar interests.

mbkatc230 said...

What a great post. Looks like you have a wonderful group of friends, everyone looks like they are having so much fun. The decorations are so cute! How is your knee? Kathy

Catherine said...

What fun, looks like you have great friends! :)

Amanda said...

There's just nothing like spending time with special girlfriends!

Twyla and Lindsey said...

What a lovely group of friends! Twyla