Saturday, February 16, 2008

Christmas Gift & Humpty Dumpty Potato Chips

When several boxes arrived from my sister and BIL, we opened the boxes and placed the gifts under the Christmas tree. Long story, the box was labeled Humpty Dumpty Potato Chips, which they sell in their web based Maine Goodies business.

The box looked new and unopened so we set it aside, knowing we would open it when we wanted to have potato chips. Second part of this story is that our Grandmother would always wrap gifts in boxes that never matched the gift (her way of recycling). So it was always known to say when opening gifts, don't pay any attention to the box, just open it, you never could guess what was in the box.

Fast forward to Super Bowl Sunday; expecting guests, planned on putting out some of the potato chips. DH opens box and guess what? No chips - it was our Christmas gift from Terri and George.

Love the vase.... glad there wasn't anything perishable in the box!!

11 comments:

Eileen said...

What a fun surprise!

amy said...

Saw you in the chat today..Do you live in Central Fl? My parents live in Edgewater

Franceskasjourneyhome said...

What a great surprise!!! The vase is beautiful.

Kristy

Catherine said...

:o) Fun story and what a beautiful vase!! Hope you were able to find some last minute chips at the grocery store. Mary-Mia and I hit the grocery store shortly before the big game and were surprised that much of the chip aisle was empty.

Mmmm...love Humpty Dumpty potato chips. They can be hard to find here but glad to know a 'quick' trip to Maine could take care of that.

Looking forward to seeing beautiful celebration flowers in your new vase when you receive Alyzabeth An's referral!!

Joannah said...

Yeah, good thing there wasn't a puppy in there! ;-)

That vase is lovely, and I'm with Catherine - it's perfect for a bouquet of flowers to celebrate your referral.

Linda said...

The box did not look big enough to hold that beautiful vase...Funny story!! Linda

Buckeyes & Eggrolls said...

cool surprize. I've never heard of Humpty Dumpty chips. I guess it's kinda like when we go to maryland, my husband makes me buy bag after bag of Utz Crab chips because we can't get them here.

Isabella's Mommy & Daddy(Kim & John) said...

HOW FUNNY!!!!
I Love it...
The vase is beautiful...
Have a Great Weekend..

Gail said...

Funny story : )
That must have been a heck of a surprise!
Did you have to "run" out and buy chips!?

The vase is just beautiful.

redmaryjanes said...

Wow, that is a beautiful vase! I like that a lot.
Better than chips I must say : )

Kelly (& Mike) said...

We loved sitting with you guys at CNY as well! It was a great table and a great event! I look forward to meeting Alyzabeth there next year!