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Another Birthday Party – Minnie Mouse Theme

How time flies! It seems like only a few weeks ago, since we celebrated the First Birthday Party, and here we are, a year later, and a Second Birthday Party took place.

This year, the theme was Minnie Mouse, my granddaughter’s favorite character, thus a perfect theme for her party.

As always, her mommy outdid herself with

First Birthday- A Special Celebration

I can’t believe how time flies. I have been a grandmother for a whole year already, and it has been such a wonderful experience. If any of you, who are reading this post, are already grandmothers, you know exactly what I mean. Those of you who are anxiously awaiting for this honor to be bestowed upon you, I am suggesting to hold on tight, and patiently wait your turn, because it is worth every second, and you will feel blessed.

80 Years Old Ukrainian Easter Eggs (Pysanky)

These Ukrainian Easter Eggs were decorated by my Great-Aunt and her children, in Queens, New York, over 80 years ago. The “sticks” displayed in front of the platter, are home made styluses, used for drawing the outlines for the design on these eggs. The stylus handles were made from tree twigs, and the metal funnels were made from a metal can cut out…..such was life 70 years ago.