February 10, 2009
remember my dismal day yesterday? 
despite my efforts to dwell on all things nice,
the weather was gloomy and I was glum.
happily, something to cheer me up sat just outside my door!
my sweet friend marta sent me a lovely valentine surprise.
her gift-giving brilliance absolutely made my day.
start with cinnamon bears to put a sugary smile upon my face,
add an adorable dish to serve 'em up & show 'em off,
plus perfect packaging. genius. 
thank you so very much, marta! 
doesn't she have the best handwriting in the world?
I know. I'm completely jealous.
let's all just take a minute to snatch a slip of paper 
and attempt to emulate her killer penmanship...
(but let's face it, no one can jot it out like her)
however, her oh-so-sublime script is just the icing.
ready for the cake? marta is the best writer. the best.
on my lunch break, I usually go over and dip into her archives.
i've found that m.writes is the perfect complement to a turkey sandwich.
it's totally better than finagling the paper or flipping through a magazine.
get in on a piece of this cake. it's my favorite kind.
you'll love it. and you'll love her.
we'll just call this my valentine's day gift to all of you.
a little love story.
happy reading!


Rachel said...

So sweet! Aren't little surprises the best?

notebookdoodles said...

aaw. such a nice little surprise!


Courtney said...

Oh, what a very sweet surprise! Marta's penmanship is beautiful, and her writing is even better-- it was what hooked me on her blog from my very first read.

please sir said...

Oh that is so sweet - I'm sure it made you happy!

marta said...

am so glad you enjoyed a little sweetness. thanks for being my number one fan. next to my mom of course.

Blair said...

Aww! So sweet and so lucky of you to have friends like that!



about this blog

Hello, I'm Summer. A people-loving introvert whose hope and life is in Jesus. His promises are my passion and my ministry is homelife. This blog is a place for me to write about everyday things. Especially food. My favorite thing to do is sit around a table, lingering over a long meal with good conversation. I live with my husband and our 2 littles. We like blizzards, thrifting, grammar, guacamole, cheerful hearts, nice manners, good movies, and making simple, real, nutrient-dense food.

"If Christ be anything, He must be everything."
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