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LOVELY VISITORS AND PINK SATURDAY♥♥

Wednesday the 2nd, was the arrival of two very wonderful friends to my humble flat.
Around noon, Mum and I took the bus to the airport, to pick up burned_phoenix aka the amazing Kerstin.
She arrived here for five days.
We came home and got her settled in, and talked for a couple of hours, then it was time for the arrival of dreamers_dh aka the lovely Sissi.
Kerstin and Sissi knew each other from before, but it didn´t take much talk, before I felt that I´ve known Sissi for forever…
We talked and talked and talked, bought some pizza and salad for dinner and talked and talked and talked some more, before we just needed to go to bed ;)

Wednesday

Thursday we had breakfast and talked some more.
We had planned a few things, so we went to see our local Church. It is a beautiful one and I think they both liked it….and the surroundings too, as it is actually build on an old Viking Graveyard…
We do have some interesting history around here ;)

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Then we went on a search for a gas station with actual people, so Sissi could get gas for her car.
(She made me cry, as I was a bad navigator and forgot to tell her that she had to turn left and she went straight ahead…but she managed to get to the right lane…she is an amazing driver^^)
Sissi got her gas, and we went to the Mall, and spend a couple of hours there. Bought a few things and Sissi treated us to ice-cream...
Then we went back home, and went to dinner at Mums.
Both Kerstin and surely Sissi was a bit hit with the dogs, if they could I´m sure they would follow them back home…
Mum had made pork chops (Schweine snitchel) with roast potatoes and muchroom/toamato sauce. It was yummy..we had apple cake for dessert and talked and had a lot of fun.

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After we got home we talked a long time before bed..

Friday morning was breakfast and talking and a little sadness, as Sissi had to leave Friday at 10.30… but we did exchange emails, presents and loads of hugs and I know she arrived home in one peace. I miss her so much and hope I get to meet her another time... She is such a sweet and kind girl, and Mum and I just love her♥

Friday afternoon, Kerstin and I spend a couple of hours at Mums, preparing for Pink Sunday.
We had a lot of different things this time, so we had to make lists and force Kerstin to write price tags- that girl has the most beautiful handwriting - so we got it all prepared and packed. And we got left over’s for dinner, so after a load of talking and a lovely dinner and more talk, we went to bed and did a bit of reading.

Saturday was PINK SATURDAY…and we started early. My BRO brought Sarah over at 9.15, and we dressed up pink and went to Mums to get all our stuff.

We made a great stand in Euro Spar…so gorgeous and an eye catcher too. We blew up balloons and put them up, to give o the kids. Mum spend the first couple of hours standing outside, giving people her homemade crocheted hearts and the pink ribbons she made too. Kerstin joined her at one time and got a lot of attention on her gorgeous smile.

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We got a lot of attention from people. Some we knew – as we know quite a lot of the people here as I´ve lived here for 25 years, and a lot of people that wanted to support us.

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There were people that just came buy and gave some money, without buying anything, my two aunts showed up and Mums upstairs neighbour gave Sarah his bottle receipt, so she could cash in the money.
We had a lottery where you could win a lovely Build A Bear or Rabbit..

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We were met by only kind people – except one - you know my downstairs neighbour, the football fan. He came buy after buying his beer, and talked to me. I asked him for a donation, like 1½ euro, but he refused…I knew he wouldn’t buy anything, but giving 10kr….you can do that. I was sooooo outraged by him….

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But we did very well.
At 3.30pm Sarah had gotten a cute guy to draw the winning numbers at the lottery and we were packing up.

Back at Mums we did the math; we had sold for 1421kr ($258, £162 or 190Euro)
We gave Sarah a little money for her work and took a bit for ourselves, but in the end we had 1100kr ($200, £125 or 147Euro) to send to The Cancer Foundation.

After getting home, I took a shower and Sarah and Kerstin made dinner; Sausage rolls and Sarah’s famous Omelettes…That were nice…
We spend the evening talking and watching Jeff Durham on YouTube.
But standing a whole day does not go easy on me….Aaarrggghhhh my back and legs hurt when I went to bed…

Sunday was an early day too. Just after Breakfast, Thea arrived. She had been SOOOOO exited about seeing Kerstin again, so there was no end to her happiness as she arrived 9.30.
Letting the pictures speak here you can tell we had a great day…

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Sunday was also the day Kerstin had to leave… ;(
BRO and SIL came to pick us up that afternoon. SIL took Sarah and Thea and BRO took Mum, Kerstin and Me to the airport.

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We talked for a while and then said our goodbyes…….
It was sad to say goodbye, but nice to say see you again.

Comments

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shanachie_quill
Oct. 12th, 2013 04:51 pm (UTC)
Sounds like you had a wonderful time! Lovely pictures, thanks so much for sharing them with us.

Wow! You did a fabulous job on pink Saturday!

I'm so glad you had fun and did so well with everything. And that everyone had fun!
pippii
Oct. 12th, 2013 05:31 pm (UTC)
You´re welcome hon, and I told Sissi hello from you.
I think we all were proud of iur sale and we had such a great time all of us together..
shanachie_quill
Oct. 12th, 2013 05:51 pm (UTC)
Awesome! I need to email her or something, I haven't talked to her in forever.

That's awesome! Its a great cause! And so awesome for you considering your situation. :-)
burned_phoenix
Oct. 12th, 2013 08:25 pm (UTC)
aww, I had such a great time too, hon!!!! And I miss you!!!

I'll really try to get my pictures on my computer tomorrow so I can send them to you! I haven't even looked at them myself yet :s But I got yours, thanks so much, darling! :) *hugs and cuddles*

say Hi to everyone for me, will you? :)
pippii
Oct. 14th, 2013 02:46 pm (UTC)
Miss you too.
Thank you so much for the pictures..can I use some for posting?
Mum and the girls says hi..
♥Kisses♥
.....ohhh and I need some drums;)

burned_phoenix
Oct. 15th, 2013 07:18 am (UTC)
Yeah, sure, use whichever you like :)

Hug them all for me? :)



You need drums? :D
pippii
Oct. 15th, 2013 05:59 pm (UTC)
I need drums!! Thea took the blue one and Sarah had gotten the pink, so I have none:(
burned_phoenix
Oct. 16th, 2013 07:46 am (UTC)
Aww *hugs*

I'll see what I can do about that, but it will probably take me a while :D I'm so bad with deadlines right now, it's not even funny.
What do you want yours to look like? :)
pippii
Oct. 19th, 2013 01:18 pm (UTC)
Awww Darling, you don´t have to worry about me, I just whine about the drums...
♥hugs♥
burned_phoenix
Oct. 23rd, 2013 08:46 am (UTC)
They are fun to paint though, I'll make you one once all the problems got sorted. Let me know what you want to have on it :)
babydracky
Oct. 12th, 2013 08:47 pm (UTC)
I'm so happy you had such a great time with the girls and your friends.
It always feels so good to see you smile.
pippii
Oct. 14th, 2013 03:12 pm (UTC)
Awwwwweee thank you Sweetie.
I hope it will be you and me some day♥
Love you
babydracky
Oct. 17th, 2013 08:45 am (UTC)
I really hope so ♥♥♥
bluedelft
Oct. 12th, 2013 09:05 pm (UTC)
Sounds like everyone had a great time!
pippii
Oct. 13th, 2013 05:09 pm (UTC)
Ohhh we did, it was such fun;)♥
honeyjojames
Oct. 12th, 2013 11:50 pm (UTC)
Aww, it looks like such a lovely week! I'm so glad you all had a good time, and well done on raising such a great amount of money! You look so pretty in the photos! And Sarah is looking so grown up there!
pippii
Oct. 14th, 2013 03:14 pm (UTC)
Thank you honey, it was a great time.
You are way to sweet to me, but thank you♥♥
We did well with the money, and Sarah sure is grown up here. She has started your book;) So did Mum, she asks me for chapters;)
♥hugs
dreamers_dh
Oct. 13th, 2013 12:55 pm (UTC)
The visit was soooooo awesome!
We have to do it again next year (maybe a few days longer?).
I still think of it and it makes me smile.

*hugs*

(good work with your pink saturday! That's a lot of money for charity!!!)
burned_phoenix
Oct. 14th, 2013 07:59 am (UTC)
I'll be there :D Maybe you can stay for Pink Saturday too next year :)


I'm uploading the pics for Annette right now, do you have dropbox too?
dreamers_dh
Oct. 14th, 2013 06:40 pm (UTC)
I have dropbox but I have no clue how to use it... It's a relict from one NaNo time... :(
burned_phoenix
Oct. 15th, 2013 07:19 am (UTC)
give me the email address you used for your account and I'll share the folder with the photos with you :) should be easy :D
pippii
Oct. 14th, 2013 03:15 pm (UTC)
WEEEEEEEEEEEE...... I miss you and I want you back♥♥
Did you get the pictures??
We are so proud of the amount of money, and we all did so very well.
♥Huggles♥
elebridith
Oct. 13th, 2013 04:22 pm (UTC)
Hours of talking to friends is an awesome way to spend time:-) Glad you had such a good time, and wow, that's a lot of money, congrats! And goodness, the girls are growing up!
pippii
Oct. 14th, 2013 03:16 pm (UTC)
It is soooo nice♥
We had a great time and we are so proud of the money we made.
LOL the girls are getting so big;)
♥hugs
princesslanie
Oct. 17th, 2013 12:29 am (UTC)
wonderful time you had, i'm so happy for all of you. hugs.
pippii
Oct. 19th, 2013 01:20 pm (UTC)
Thank you so much Honey♥
I hope you are well..
♥Hugs
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