Thursday, December 24, 2009

We Have a Winner!

Please enjoy the music and...

Rejoice!



Reflect...



Anticipate and hope





and celebrate with loved ones tonight





the hope of a real fairytale come true long ago...



revisit us again one day.



Peace, love and healing to all of you dear friends whose friendship I cherish most of all.

The winner of the miniature crown give-away is....

RITA from Ritas Shabby Chic Rose! Rita is a darling of a person who lives in Italy, so why don't you just hop on the next sleigh ride across the Atlantic



and visit Rita; it will only take a few seconds



and say, "Congratulazioni y Buon Natale, Rita!"

Thank you to all of you who joined in on the contest! The correct answer to the question, "What was the former name of one of Audrey Hepburn's favorite Paris tea salons now known as Angelinas?" You are all too smart! It is Rumpelmayers!



Joyeux Noël mes amies!!!

28 comments:

Marie-Ange said...

Je te souhaite un merveilleux NOËL de paix et d'amour, illuminé de joie, ainsi qu'à tous ceux que tu aimes.
Bisous du coeur.
Marie-Ange

Queen Of The Armchair aka Dzintra Stitcheries said...

Congratulations Rita on winning this giveaway...and thank you dear Anita for hosting this fun time!!! Many many Blessings to you Dear One on this Christmas Eve...Dzintra♥x

Barb said...

Hi Anita,
Congrats to Rita. I don't know how I missed your giveaway but I sure did.
Darn!

I hope you have a very blessed Christmas. It will be a bit quiet around here without Jeff and the ladies but I am so glad they can be together.

Have a beautiful Christmas my friend.

hugs,
Barb

Stephanie @ La Dolce Vita said...

Congratulations to Rita!

Thanks for stopping by my page - I hope to see you there again! I found you through your comments on another blog, and was intrigued by the name - so glad I was ... I will definitely be coming by often! Merry Christmas!

Theatre Du Boheme said...

Congratulations to Rita!!! And have Merry Christmas Anita~

The Dutchess said...

And a merry Christmas to you dear one...can't wait to open my present;)
Have a wonderful wonderful evening....we all send our love..

T.D and company

The Victorian Parlor said...

Merry Christmas!!!

Blessings,

Kim

Tristan Robin Blakeman said...

Very pea-green-with-envy congratulations to the winner! Enjoy!

Thanks for hosting the giveaway, Anita! - and this post was so enchanting ... love that beaming smile on the ballerina doing the grand jete! She seems so pleased that she executed it perfectly!

Presépio no Canal said...

My Dear Friend,

As usual, what a lovely post entry :)

I wish and your family a Happy Christmas plenty of JOY, HOPE and HOLLY BLESSINGS!

Bisous ma cherie!

Sandra

❦TattingChic said...

There was a miniature crown contest-giveaway and I missed it? OH NO!!!
Well, congratulations to Rita! She deserves it because I did not know the answer to that question, but I guess I could've researched it online! LOL!
Merry Christmas to you and yours!
~TattingChic ♥

Jacqueline said...

I'm pouring love to you...If you can even see the moon, I'll be there. Look up, look up dear Anita, beyond the snow clouds, I am there pouring love over your cottage home right into your heart. To imagine is everything. I hear the snow is falling and Jack Frost has visited and snowmen are everywhere in your area! Catch a snowflake on your tongue and taste of the good life in 2010!

Angelsdoor * Penny said...

Merry Christmas Anita, and congratulations to Rita!!
What a beautiful ending to a wonderful tea... Blessings, Penny

FIONA said...

Merry Christmas, Madame.

Jorgelina said...

The family is the most beautiful present for Christmas. I wish you a Christmas full of love!
Hugs

Tracie~MyPetiteMaison said...

Joyeux Noël to you sweet Anita!
xo~Tracie

Miss Sandra said...

A Merry, Joyeux Noel to you as well dear Anita! Blessings!
Hugs,
Sandra

Rita said...

My dear Anita,
thank you so much for visiting again and leaving your comments. Would have never expected to turn out as the winner of your contest hence of your gorgoeus crown. Right now I'm at a loss for words, all I can say is thank you so very much for hosting the contest and offering me the chance to participate - and WIN... I guess I'm being a little verbous, aren't I.
We are keeeping quite warm over here but indeed wet as it's been raining a lot during the past few days. oh well, no white Christmas again!
May you and your family have a wonderful Christmas filled with much love and many blessings.
rita

Marie said...

Have a beautiful Christmas, cousin. Although far, you will be with us in heart.

Love you much,
Elizabeth

Crystal Rose Cottage said...

Anita....Thank you for stopping by today. Your friendship this past year has meant a lot to me. I always know that your comments will be positive and uplifting to me. That means so much! I wish you and your husband a peaceful and beautiful holiday season! Big Christmas Hugs, Patti

sPaRkLiNg sCrApBoOkS said...

Congratulations Rita!!!!! What a wonderful way to begin Christmas!
Love to You Anita! xOxO

Desde mi ventana said...

Post fantastique Anita, très jolies les photos de Casse-Noisette, surtout celle que tu as choisie comme chevet.

J'espère que tu jouis du Noël.

Des félicitations à Rita!! .J'irai dans ton blog pour te féliciter directement.

Des baisers,

DMV

Patricia Cabrera said...

Congratulations to Rita!!! What a sweet gift you will be receiving . Any thing made from Anita is sealed with love !*grin*
Anita, Merry christmas! I am here waiting for the children to be sound asleep so I can place my special gifts by thier sleepers... We had our supper early because they want to go the bed early so Christmas woudl come faster...grin.... I am up all alone waiting and thinking of when I was a child.I am happy that although I am 40 I feel like 12 in my heart.
Have fun with the gifts!Love~

Me....bunny said...

Another wonderful post! Congrats to lovely Rita. What a treat to talk with you again Anita...after all these years...let's not lose track of each other...K? Love and peace to you and Ruben.

tootles,
bunny

Fete et Fleur said...

Congratulations to the winner! Wishing you and my dearest brother the Merriest Christmas . . . stay cozy and warm!

xoxo
Nanc

Ms. K @ Write On Thyme said...

Joyeux Noel, dear one! Wishing a most lovely holiday to a most lovely writer!
Kirsten

Presépio no Canal said...

Hello, my dear one :)

Merry Christmas Day!

It is raining here...and we are seeing Christmas movies in Halmark Channel :)

So cosy :)

Mille Bisous!

GrandmaK said...

Merry Merry Christmas to you!!!! Cathy

Edie Marie's Attic said...

Congrats to the winner!! What a blessed person she is to have won your prize! I will go visit her and express my jubilation for her.

Bisous, Sherry