Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Double Surprise

I can't believe it! I never win anything. 
But, Queen of Hearts Antiques and Interiors had their Fall Open House last week, and I won a door prize!

It's a cool metal pumpkin luminary. I was thrilled.

I put it next to some mums that I cut from the yard. 
They were potted ones I used for Fall decoration last year. After they finished blooming, I planted them in the garden.

The orange colors really brighten up all that beige and green in the family room. 

And the second surprise? No...no critters this time...

...it's a double yolk egg!
I don't know why I get so excited when I find a double yolk egg.
You can tell it doesn't take a lot to amuse me.

xo Babs

                                                  
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18 comments:

Savannah Granny said...

Babs, Your prize is really something special. It is so unique and you won't run into that one in Walmart. It looks so great in the den.
I would be excited about a double yolk also. It has been years since I had a double yolk. Does that mean it takes the place of two eggs in a recipe? LOL!!
xoGinger

Elizabeth said...

Congratulations! Love it !

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

I love your beautiful pumpkin! And I sure had to read the part about the egg to my hubby. We get excited over things like that around here, too! haha! Enjoy your week! Hugs!

Blondie's Journal said...

What a cool prize, very different!

My FIL told me that most restaurants buy double yolk eggs. The use an infrared light to see inside the eggs. Who'd have thought?

XO,
Jane

FABBY'S LIVING said...

I love your prize sweet Babs..very unique too! I get excited with two egg-yokes too, as it's good luck around here...I think I do have a pic somewhere of such an egg, lol!
Hugs,
FABBY

Sarah said...

Congratulations, Barb! Glad you went home with the door prize. The pumpkin really does add a pop to your room. I love this time of year when orange seems to be a star.

Grandma Barb's This and That said...

Congratulations on winning the cool metal pumpkin and finding the double yolk egg!

Sylvia said...

Congratulations, it looks so good in your family room!

ℳartina @ Northern Nesting said...

Congrats Babs!! What a cute win!

Liz@ Infuse With Liz said...

Congratulations on your win! What a nice prize! I always get a kick out of seeing a double yoke too. Double pleasure :-) I take mine over easy thank you!

Alycia Nichols said...

BIG congratulations on your cool win!!! That'll look great for fall decorating for years to come!!!

I've never encountered a double egg yolk that I can recall. That would be quite a surprise!

Laurie Ritchey said...

Congratulations! What a great prize. It looks pretty with the mums on your table. I've never cracked upon a double yolk egg, and I'd probably get excited about it too! It must mean something - like good fortune coming your way. Maybe you'll win something else. laurie

Kelly said...

Congrats on winning the door prize! It's so cute. I haven't been to the QOH is so long! The pictures of your living room look so pretty. Fall colors really look good in there!

designchic said...

How exciting for you win and for the double yolk too - I've never seen one!!

The Tablescaper said...

Congrats on your win!

I can understand why you get excited, I don't think I've ever seen a double yoked egg.

- The Tablescaper

Sheila said...

Well I would get excited over a double yoked egg too cause I have never seen one before. What's more exciting is that had it been allowed to hatch it would've been twins. Awww!!!

Shirley@Housepitality Designs said...

Love the pumpkin....and is the double egg yolk a sign of good luck...hope so!!!...

Diane | An Extraordinary Day said...

What a fun luminary, Babs!! Congrats on your win!! I guess your luck is still running with double yokes too!! I can't remember the last time I had a double yoke.
Wishing you An Extraordinary Day!