Friday, April 15, 2011

Postcard Friendship Friday

I am happy to say this is actually a postcard that my husband received from his great aunt Ella when he was just a little fellow.  I have been saving it to post and wish you all a very happy Easter season.  I remember his Aunt Ella in later years--and what I remember most about her was her rouge.

Rouge used to come in little round compacts with a little powder puff maybe the same size as a quarter or half dollar.  Aunt Ella used to rub the little puff in the rouge and make little reddish pink circles on each cheek.  I didn't know her really well, but that is what I remember about her.  

Thanks again to our lovely hostess for PFF - stop by and say hello to Beth and also check out the blogs posting cards.  Happy PFF to all - and Happy Easter.  (Click to enlarge)


  1. LOL. Katinka Kat who speaks in rhyme. My, My...

    Neat card, Carol!

  2. This card makes me smile with Katinka Kat watching her Easter eggs hatch into little ducks... too much fun! Rouge ... I remember my mother using the *pots*. How nice that this card has memories for you. happy PFF!

  3. Amazing how the card was delivered with such a limited address. Lovely card.

  4. That is the most adorable card!

  5. that's a beautiful and memorable card to keep for life. nice story about your hubby's aunt and her rouge! btw, followed you and visiting you from postcard friendship friday. have a great weekend!