Friday, November 26, 2010

Pink Saturday

Happy Pink Saturday. Hubby and I are in Beaver Creek for the weekend. We went to a fabulous fundraiser for CASA...(court appointed special advocates)....they have a silent auction every year to raise money. This year I won a fabulous gingerbread house. Every year I bid on one, and never seem to win. Well, this was my year. Here I am with the fabulous chef who made the house I won. (it was the first place house)....His name is Bernie Oswald, he is the chef at the Swiss Chalet in Vail. It is a wonderful fondue restaurant. He said this is the last year he is donating a house (he has won the past 7 years), because he is moving to Seattle. The house is beyond amazing. I will post more pictures when I get it home and can use my camera instead of my phone!! Be sure to stop by Beverlys at How Sweet the Sound. She is our wonderful hostess every week!!
Have a wonderful day.
xxoo Valarie


KarenHarveyCox said...

Congratulations on winning that house, it looks gorgeous. What a wonderful event.

Happy Pink Saturday,


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Gracie Jewellery said...

Wow that house is amazing! Congrats on winning. Happy Pink Saturday. Hey, I'm having a give away!

Holly said...

What fun to win anything but even more fun to win something so fabulous!
Happy Pink Saturday!

Donnie said...

That is a beautiful gingerbread house and a very talented chef. Happy Pink Saturday.

Angela said...

Wow! What a fabulous house! Sounds like a great fundraiser. I've actually thought about being a child advocate at one time when I went thru foster care classes. I wanted to say thanks for the lovely matchbox! I have your #1 so in a few short days I'll be posting the reveal. :)

Gail said...

Congratulations on you win. That is an amazing piece of art you have there, very talented and what a special piece since he won't be making anymore.
Happy PS

LuLu Kellogg said...

Valarie, this is beautiful.. I can't wait to see where you will put it in your home.

Happy Holidays,

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble said...

WOW!! Congrats!!
I want to know how you got it home????

Deb @ A Debbie-Dabble Christmas


Wow! That house is divine. Hope your trip was nice. I love that area, don't you?


Francie...The Scented Cottage Studio said...

Hi we are posting the 25 days matchboxes and I have yours for Day Five and will be showing it on Monday.
I hope you can join us !

JoAnne said...

Hi Valarie,
Your day 6 matchbox is featured on my blog today. Thanks so much!

Lyneen said...

WOW what an amazing house!!!!