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Waechtersbach Plate: A You Are Special Today Family Tradition

Updated on April 22, 2015
Waechtersbach Plate: A You Are Special Today Plate
Waechtersbach Plate: A You Are Special Today Plate | Source

Use A Red Waechtersbach Plate To Tell Someone You ARE Special Today

This simple yet beautiful Waechtersbach plate reads, "You Are Special Today."  The use of a red plate to honour a family member has been a tradition in many families for a long, long time.  People use this plate to celebrate special days like birthdays, graduations, promotions, a job well done and a goal achieved. But don't limit the use of this plate to special occasions. Anytime it is used automatically becomes a special occasion.  Use it to show that you love and appreciate your family and friends. It is a lovely and simple way to mark a special moment in someone's life.

Waechtersbach Plate
Waechtersbach Plate | Source

"We raised three children to adulthood

and, to this day, they still want

to get to use the Special Plate

when they come for a visit."

~~ John Treble

Amazon Customer Reviews

"The plate arrives in a box with a small card inside that explains the history of the "special" red plate in American culture. I'm eager to start using the plate in our new family--I hope to begin a tradition that my children will carry on with their own families. Who doesn't like to feel special now and then? This is a great way to highlight someone and their achievements in a personal setting. I saw this plate elsewhere and turned to Amazon for the best price. Really a good value for something that will be cherished and appreciated for years. Makes me smile just to look at it. ~~ Deanna Weber Prine

"After a friend told me about this plate, I ordered one for our family. I was thrilled when it arrived and I saw that it was just as bright and beautiful as I'd hoped. My daughters, (5 and 6 years old) absolutely love using the plate on their special days and I can easily see this becoming a family heirloom." ~~ R. Skelly

"I received this as a wedding gift at a shower, and have loved implementing the tradition of the red plate in our home. I give this to friends and loved ones for birthdays and weddings, and everyone always says the same things: "I love it!" "What a great idea!" "That's a special tradition we can't wait to start!". It is really fun and unique, and everyone seems to have appreciated it as much as I have. I run it through the dishwasher and it always comes out fine. Love this plate! ~~ Mommy Bee

"It didn't come out often, but when it did, it was like an extra hug, an extra pat on the back, an extra I Love You." ~~ Lisa

You Are Special Today Plate
You Are Special Today Plate | Source


"When I was growing up, we had a red plate called The Special Plate that said "You are special today" all around the edge. If one of us had a bad day, or a great day, or a birthday, or just one of those days where we needed a little pick-me-up, my mom would bring The Special Plate out of the china cabinet. It didn't come out often, but when it did, it was like an extra hug, an extra pat on the back, an extra I Love You.

A few Christmases ago, my mom gave each of us our own Special Plates. Every now and again, I pull it out and eat dinner on it, reliving those happy childhood memories and reminding myself that I Am Special Today."

Picture and sentiment by An Abundance of Lisa.

You Are Special Today Plate
You Are Special Today Plate | Source

Start Your Family Tradition By Ordering Your Waechtersbach 'You Are Special Today' Cherry Red Plate From Amazon

Crafted to become a family heirloom.

Use the Waechtersbach Plate red plate to make any day memorable. This German-made plate is designed to become a family heirloom. It measures 10.5 inches across and comes gift boxed with a pen for you to use to write special occasions on the back of it with. The plate must be handwashed once the pen has been used on it. Alternatively, you can write your memories down on the box...leaving the plate free to go in the dishwasher with the rest of your dishes. The choice is yours.

Click here to order your family's Waechtersbach You Are Special Today Plate from Amazon.

"The Red Plate has been a family tradition of ours for over 20 years." - Lody R. Murray

A Few Other Bright Red Waechtersbach Dishes To Make Someone Feel Special Today

Picture from Francie and Maisie.

Do you have a special family tradition like that of the You Are Special Today plate?

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      clouda9 lm 6 years ago

      I love this kind of tradition. My [Dishes&Dinnerware] Angel Blessing today is SWAH and featured on http://www.squidoo.com/my-angel-wings

    • Dianne Loomos profile image

      Dianne Loomos 8 years ago

      What a fun way to celebrate family victories and successes. Love it!

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      Susan Deppner 8 years ago from Arkansas USA

      We have a similar plate and a similar tradition at our house. Highly recommended for every family!