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Monday, January 30, 2012

Are You Thinking About Valentine's Day?

1997 by Charpénte

Valentine's Day 

is just two weeks away.

1988 - Midwest Importers of Cannon Falls, Hong Kong

Do you have something 

special in mind for your valentine?

1986 - Midwest Importers of Cannon Falls, Hong Kong

Perhaps you plan to 

bake your valentine's favorite pie.

Not Dated - Midwest Importers of Cannon Falls, Hong Kong

Or spend some time 

together, just the two of you.

1988 - Midwest Importers of Cannon Falls, Hong Kong

I'd go to the end of the 

Earth for my special valentine.

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Sharing my small collection 

of Mary Engelbreit valentine tins.


  1. Happy Valentine's Sarah,
    I love your sweet collection of tins. Mary E's style is so pretty! Hope you and your sweetie are planning something special. We leave for CA in the am. I am so excited. This is our Valentine's gift to each other!
    Miss Bloomers

  2. Sarah, I've noticed your fondness for Mary Engelbreit and I think your collection of tins are adorable. I love them mixed in with your Quimper pieces. I'm sure you have lovely romantic plans with your Valentine!
    Have a great week..

    The French Hutch

  3. I adore your tins. I love to put out some things for Valentines Day. Why not celebrate a holiday about love.

  4. I always enjoy it when you feature your collection of ME goodies.
    Valentine's Day? I think there'll be a dinner out and a special pie or cake at home afterwards.

  5. I love your Mary Engelbreit tins...We used to have one of her shops here in Atlanta and they had the best stuff.
    She was coming into town one weekend to do a signing at the store...I bought this fabulous print of two children playing by the ocean that I wanted her to sign. I waited out in the heat for over 2 hours only to have the manager come out to say she wouldn't be signing any more stuff....Her 2 hours were up....I was very disappointed to say the least....

  6. Your Valentine tins are adorable. I love Mary Engelbreit.
    Thanks for stopping by and your sweet comment on my Valentine Bakers Rack.
    Have a Happy Valentines Day

  7. They are so sweet! Thanks for sharing your lovely post,Joann

  8. You have such a sweet collection of ME tins and more. I always enjoy seeing them! I'm not sure how we will celebrate Valentine's Day but we will be together and that's what counts! :-)


  9. Lovely post Sarah, I can tell you are getting ready well in advance for the big day, one of your favorites I think?

  10. Cute tins, I love the candle holders in the last pic:@)

  11. Love your ME collection! I'm starting to think about Valentines. Went yesterday and bought candy and gifts for all of mine. We include the kids b/c we usually don't have a babysitter. It's a fun day!

  12. I feel the love all the way over here. Valentine's Day must be big to you to start thinking about it now. I will, too!

  13. Those are a few of my favorite things:)

  14. Oh your tins are so wonderful. What a great collection and such a lovely display. Thanks for joining TTT. Hugs, Marty

  15. Yes, let's celebrate love - and hope there will be more of it in this crazy world some day!

    Love anything Mary E. illustrated and your collection of tins is awesome Sarah. Know love will be everywhere in your home come Feb. 14....and surely is every other day of the year!

    Happy today too dear one.
    Mary X

    P.S. Love the sparkly red kitty!

  16. I also am a big fan of ME! I always buy her greeting cards when I can find them. Cute tins!

  17. Your tins are so cute! Yes, I am ready for Valentine's day!!

  18. What a cute collection! I really like ME's designs and these are perfect for Valentine's day...sweet and cute. I am not ready for V-day but thinking about it! hugs, Linda

  19. What a FAB collections. I feel so much love in you.

    Happy mid-week.

    Greetings from freezin Stockholm,

  20. Hi Sarah,
    it not amazing for me that you own such a cute collection of Valentines tins. Each is a real treasure and very charming. Who ate all the sweet? I hope you get this year another nice box from your fav. Valentin.
    Best greetings, Johanna

  21. Oh Sara! YOu make me love Valentines Day even more. We have two more weeks of the pure joy of hearts!! Soooo pretty and sweet! Love them!

  22. Hi lovely lady.
    I love your Beautiful collection of Valentines Day Box's so sweet.I would like to thank you so much for your sweet comments on my tablescape for Valentine's Day. I hope you have a wonderful week with your family sweet lady.
    XXOO Diane

  23. What a special time it will be at your house on Valentines. I have no one left, but my great grandson. He will definitely get something.

  24. I love your ME tins - the pictures on them are so sweet - thanks for the kind comments, it's always nice to have you stop by!

  25. Sarah,
    What a sweet collection of Mary's tins! I just finished looking through her February (back) issues of Home Companion this past weekend for some Valentine inspiration! Yes...Valentines Day is rapidly approaching, so I'd better put plans to paper and make it happen. Thanks for spurring me on!!!

  26. Hi Sarah,

    I love your adorable collection!

    I made a Valentine's wreath today.


  27. I have several of those tins! How I love Mary Englebreit.

    - The Tablescaper

  28. Oh ME, so sweet. Another wonderful collection, just adorable!
    Thanks for sharing them with us, Sarah!
    Going to CTS with Alma tomorrow, fun!

  29. Love the Mary Engelbreit stuff. It just looks so happy and cheerful.

  30. We are going to do a little appetizer and dessert party around 9:00 with some friends who are all taking a religion class together (we don't want to miss the class because it is so great - even for Valentine's Day) and my kids want me to make them the Chinese Hot Pots for a couples dinner. We are still working out the details! Fun seeing lots of your cute decorating items. We are just getting some put up.

  31. Adore your collection of tins and came to you via a link to your fabulous collection of inkwells. Thrilled to find and follow your blog ~

  32. Oh my, I love your collection of tins, they are just so sweet! Not sure what's happening on the day, but hoping to get something sweet for sure!

  33. Sarah, I loved seeing your ME tins, and I loved seeing some of your Quimper. Love those candlesticks! laurie

  34. I love your wonderful Valentine's Collection ! Thanks for sharing !


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