You know a day is going to be good when it starts out with homemade lemon cupcakes from the Tompkins family!
I gave Madeline this fun little card that I found with fancy gold details. I chose it mostly because there was plenty of room around the design for me to make it mine. (I just love it when designers leave cards looking unfinished, so I can add my own touches.)
Inside I expressed my feelings about what a true friend she is, and has been for years, and how much I appreciate her kindness and generosity. It is a hallmark of her whole family. Madeline posted this response:
And even happier still, check out this awesome note on Japanese stationary she gave me in return: