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Friday, December 3, 2010

Pig Alert!

Hi everyone-Happy Pink Saturday and Seasonal Sunday! I received an e-mail a week or so ago... We all know that Candy at The Little Round Table loves vintage linens. Well, she found a table runner from Sweden that featured a Christmas scene with elves and pigs! If you're not familiar with TLRT please stop by, in addition to linens Candy has the most amazing collection of Fiesta and Homer Laughlin pieces!
Cute, Cute, Cute! 

Possible Post Titles:
"Melvin's been hitting the egg nog again!"
"Elves just wanna have fun"
"How to know when the office party gets out of hand"
"Squealing thru the snow"
"Pigs, pigs everywhere and not a bite to eat"
"Hey! Who greased the pig???"
"Hang on Vern, it's only an 8 second ride!"
"Porky pudding to all, and to all a good night"
Any more???

This will be one of my Favorite Things, if Santa brings this fun runner:@)

PS-I looked up Swedish customs hoping to find something about the elf riding the pig... 
Umm, let's just say folks all over the world seem to enjoy ham for Christmas dinner!

Beverly asked us to share a Christmas recipe, so I'm linking Chocolate Pizzelles-enjoy!

Have a happy day!

Dec 14th - The Reason For The Season Party-Link your nativity!


  1. What a perfect post for Pink Saturday. That runner is too cute for words. I hope you have a wonderful day. Blessings...Mary

  2. How cute is that. I love the little guy. Did you know that my Aunt and Uncle in Wisconsin used to be pig farmers along with being dairy farmers. I don't tell that to just anyone! We grew up going to visit the baby pigs.

  3. Cute post!!

    I just read Jacqueline's comment.

    My oldest daughter was one of the first girls in FFA, way back in the early 80's. She raised pigs two years. We had cows, but that was the only time we had pigs out at the farm. This was when I was still married to the girls' dad...many a long year ago. The Hamps were notorious escape artists.

  4. Well, I thought that, in my looong lifetime, I had just about seen it all but Santa riding a PIG?? You NEED that runner, girl...:)

    I live in a '50s house, metal cabinets, tho...our house was built in 1957 so maybe they had quit making the metals by then.

  5. I hope you get the runner! It's so you! Happy Pink Saturday!

    Sherry @ A Happy Valentine

  6. Hubby & I are still chuckling over this one. We love pig-things, too ... butthis one is the best ever!

    Merry Christmas ~
    Have a beautiful weekend ~
    TTFN ~ Hugs, Marydon

  7. Love ham for Christmas and we always have it...with fruit salad. I really, really hope that Santa brings you that Piggy Tablecloth cause I bet it would be perfect for your '50s house! xoxo Nancy

  8. Oh how cute that is! I love it! Since I am an Ark. Razorback fan, I'd be saying OOOOOO Pig Soooooie, cause that's what we Arkansans say when we see our big Razorback mascot. I know a lot of Razorback fans who'd fight you for that cute runner. I love all of the captions you posted too-you are so clever. Hope Santa brings it to you. Thank you for linking this to Favorite Things. laurie

  9. Happy Pink Saturday Sweetie...
    Oh how adorable is this table runner. The elf is running away with his pig friend so that he doesn't get caught for the Christmas dinner. He loves riding him so. How delightful and fun this would be on a Christmas table. Definitely a conversation piece. I hope Santa has seen your list in time for the holidays.

    Thanks for the recipe share. Wonderful share sweetie. Just wonderful. Many hugs and so much love, Sherry

  10. Sending a holiday 'oink' to you from Frog Hollow Farm! Holiday decorations from other countries are so very interesting - they really give the holiday another level of understanding. I don't know if I ever told you that my son loved his Mrs. Piggy and Mr. Piggy while he was growing up. They were little furry squeak toys that we made sleeping bags for and mended with rick-rack and grosgrain ribbon! He even painted Mrs. Piggy with all of her mending while in Florence Italy and sold it to a collector! Hope all is well! Ciao, bella!

  11. Hello Lynn,
    yes, thats really a tablerunner, made for your pleasure. I hope you will find one. What a fun.
    Greetings, Johanna

  12. Well I sure do hope Santa is listening. This is soooo perfect!

    Happy PS,

  13. do you have any idea why there is a pig on christmas ornaments? I have a vintage pig christmas ornament and have always wondered

  14. I live on an old pig farm in Wisconsin.
    My new ornaments for my porch are flying pigs. Should I hang them for Chrsitmas?

  15. This vintage lines with elves and incredible....ahahahhahahaah :D .... happy Saturday!!! hugs, Flavia

  16. How perfect for must have this!

  17. Must find the pizzelle press. These are a fave, and chocolate makes everything better. Thanks for sharing.

    Happy Pink Saturday!

  18. That picture is just too cute. By the way, I'm holding a giveaway on my blog (open to everyone) for Orglamix Organic makeup and you're welcome to come by and enter.

  19. I always look forward to your pink posts. This one is so cute!
    Happy PS!

  20. So funny! I love your possible post titles. LOL! That is an awesome runner!

  21. What a clever and neat idea for today. May all your wishes come true including this table runner.

  22. I like Squealing thru the snow! La

  23. You definitely need this! Santa riding a pig! Too cute, Lynn.
    I was at World Market yesterday and saw several different candies in pig shapes. Says that pigs are for good luck. :-)
    ~ Sarah

  24. I don't believe I have ever heard or seen a design like the elf and the unusual ..I hope it finds it's way to your house.

  25. This post is a hoot. I have never seen Santa ride a pig before, but I bet he is doing that just for you!!! Thank you Lynn for the sweet comments on my blog. I haven't been in Pink Saturday for two weeks now because of lack of time. I have missed everyone and hope to be back next week. Happy Pink Saturday girlfriend, Char

  26. That recipe sounds so good and I love your photos. Happy Pink Saturday.

  27. I woke my husband up this morning chuckling at your post titles... I think my favorite is "Porky pudding to all, and to all a good night"! although "8 second ride" is a close second! Thanks for the smiles :-)

  28. Oh, this tickled my funny bone! I love your possible post titles! What a fun way to start my day!

  29. Oh how I love your blog!!! This one made me laugh. In much of Europe, a pig is good luck. In German the saying is "Hab' Schwein gehabt".. which means I had good luck. That is going to be one delightful tablecloth! I can't wait to see what you do with it, I'm sure it will be your spectacular self. Merry Christmas and yes the treasured ornaments are staying put. Although the ornaments in bowls and such remain untouched. But that can change any minute! Thanks for dropping in.

  30. I love coming over just to see your header! Those pigs pulling the sleigh make me laugh every time I see them.
    Great post!

  31. You definately need this for your collection! Love the possible titles. Too funny!!! Thank you for making your piggy a part of Seasonal Sundays!

    - The Tablescaper

  32. how fun! how perfect is that for you..and you reminded me of something else i'm looking forward to-pizzelles!


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