December 5th

This morning I was in my kitchen busily writing my to-do-list when I heard the doorbell.

- It is open, come on in!
- It's me, Bernard!
- Welcome! But it is Saturday, surely you are not working today?
- But I am! I have a big parcel for you, I think this is what you have been waiting for...

- Oh Bernard, could it really be...?

- Please take a seat for a while, I will make you a nice cup of tea but I just have to open...

- Oh yes! It is my new rolling pin and set of gingerbread moulds! This is wonderful, now I can make the gingerbread decoration for Anabel's birthday, I already got the dough, but I was just wondering what to do with it without these, thank you so much Bernard! Let me just hug you!

- Now, now, thank you, just doing my job! That cup of tea would be quite enough, huh?
- Oh yes, coming right up!

- By the way, is that a new uniform, Bernard? I don't think I have seen it on you before?
- But it is, I just got it yesterday! Let me show it to you, it comes with a matching beret, and look, the jacket has been tail-ored, ha, to suit me perfectly!

- I love it!
- But now I must run, thanks for the tea, I'll see you tomorrow at Anabel's birthday?
- Sure, sure, and you'll get to taste my baking tomorrow too. Thank you still once!
- No problem, just being a good Postie! See you tomorrow!

After Bernard left, I tackled my gingerbread dough. And I baked, and baked, and baked... Quite a few trays of gorgeously smelling gingerbread hearts, stars and flowers.

Phew! That rolling was pretty hard work!

- Yes! Remembered to make wholes for strings before baking! 

And while those happy treats were baked and then cooled, I ticked off all things from my to-do-list! The very last thing was to decorate those gingerbread, and it was such fun! I only need to attach those strings tomorrow. Now I am all ready for the bed - and also for Anabel's birthday-party tomorrow! See you there!



Anne Toprak said...

Hello Bernard, We have all been waiting to meet you. Sooo adorable little piggy postman. 0-: Happy baking and getting ready for a special birthday party.
Happiest Saturday from my foggy, chilly city.

Anne D.T. xx

Marle said...

Kumpa meidän posteljooni olisi noin ahkera! Komea uniformu ja mainio tuo saparon paikka. Voi Anna, toivottavasti minun piparit huomenna onnistuu yhtä hyvin! Mukavaa lauantai-iltaa!

Mia said...

Hello Anne,

Lovely to see you too (says Bernard)! We are all waiting for tomorrow's birthdays, I wish you'll join us too!

Happy weekend!


Mia said...

Hei Marle!

Bernard on Riverlandin ainoa posteljooni, joten kiirettä piisaa :) mutta myös tarinointia tuttujen kanssa ja teekupposia! Ihanaa viikonloppua, ja mukavia leipomishetkiä!


zooperson said...

You two are the cutest pair going. And so talented too. Bernard's uniform is very fine especially with that beret.

Teje said...

Dear Anna, your coocies are so beautiful! I'm so looking for to see you all tomorrow at the party! x Teje

Mia said...

Hello Sonja,

Bernard sends you his thanks - he is really proud of his new uniform!

Happy weekend from snowy Riverland (and rainy Joensuu :) too!)!


Mia said...

Hello Teje,

Thank you, luckily Bernard delivered everything in time so I got all done before the party! We are all waiting for yomorrow, see you then!


greenrabbitdesigns said...

Oh Anna, I've been waiting for ages to meet Bernard, what a handsome chap in his uniform, I may be wrong but I got the feeling that maybe there was a little spark between you and him! ;)
Your gingerbread is wonderful and so beautifully iced, it will be a big hit at the birthday party tomorrow....I can't wait!!
Happy weekend to all in Riverland.
V xxx

Jane said...

Awwwwwww Anna your friend Bernard is a piggy.....he's just gorgeous and sooo handsome in his uniform. He brought you the best parcel....gingerbread cutters which you used so perfectly.I am in love with your little kitchen. Looking forward to the party so much...I do hope Bernard might pop in again really soon.Hugs xx

Mia said...

Hello Vivienne,

Lovely that I finally managed to introduce you to Bernard! He is the most lovable pig, that is all I am saying *blush*

Happy Saturday evening, see you tomorrow again!


Mia said...

Hello Jane,

Thank you for your lovely comment, Bernard is so happy his uniform was liked, he loves it yoo! And you will see him tomorrow again, he'll at Anabel's party!

Happy evening!


Anonymous said...

Hei Anna, kylläpä pipareista tuli kauniita ja varmaan ovat yhtä herkullisia kuin ovat näköisiäkin. Oli kiva tutustua Bernardiin, niin hieno uniformu ja on oikein mittojen mukaan tehtykin. Voi kun meilläkin olisi yhtä fiksusti pukeutuneita postinkantajia! Odotamme innolla huomisia synttärijuhlia! Hei vaan taas huomiseen ja Mialle terveisiä!x Anneli

Mia said...

Hei Anneli!

Kiitos ihanasta kommentistasi, erityisesti Bernard on ollut otettu siitä, että uniformusta on tykätty. Hän muistuttaa, että on Riverlandin ainoa postinkantaja, joten asuunkin on satsattu :)

Ihanaa viikonloppua, näkemisiin huomenna!

Anna (ja terkkuja Mialta myös!)

mynestofyarnandbuttons said...

How cute is Postie Bernard! So nice that he was able to deliver your parcel and what a nice rolling pin. Just in time for baking, love the gingerbread ornaments! See you at the party! xoxoRobin

Mia said...

Hello Robin,

Bernard thanks and bows, he has had some really lovely comments, he is so happy! And those gingerbread cookies were a hit, they smelled wonderful at the party, and quite many were eaten too :)

Happy new week soon, welcome to Riverland again!


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