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Thursday, October 18, 2007

No Scary Surprises Here!

This October, I participated in sweet Pea's Halloween Swap. It was my very first swap and what fun it was! I not only received lots of goodies but got to know a new blog friend in the process! My box o' surprises came from dear Connie from Serious Mumbo Jumbo. Don't you just love her blog's name? See the sweet box above? My goodies arrived inside this sweet package! The box was a gift all in itself! Connie included the cutest card she made herself! See the adorable bat under the card? It is a pot holder! How cool is that? Kitchen towels and note pads and books and candles and Fall decor and Halloween fun! And even more wonderful goodies!You can see that Grace made wonderful use of the delicious orange nail color and nail adornments! Now, guess whose toes are being painted even as I type? Hmmmm? Thank you Connie!! YOU helped to make our Halloween such fun! My swap recipient was none other than Pea herself! I had such fun making up a package just for her but, as of yet, she has not received it. Of course, I am a worrier but, instead of coming all unglued over it, Grace told me to make a wish and the fairies would help it get there soon. goes....sprinkling a little fairy dust....a wave of a magic wand....P.O.O.F.! Let's hope that the package will be on Pea's front porch very soon! Have a sweet and safe Friday!


Sheila said...

This was a great box of treats..!
Tell Grace her toes are BooTiful..

Andi said...

Wow...Connie sent you an awesome box of surprises...and yes, the box is wonderful! And the card with the little witch is my favorite. I'll have to check out Connie's blog.

Grace's toes look so cute all painted orange.

Sandi McBride said...

Wow, surprises galore! Grace, what lovely toes you have...I love the banner with the truck and I love your bunny...I intend to adopt a "pet" but won't be a bunny, much as I love them, don't want to copy cat you...I was thinking a wolf...

justabeachkat said...

What a wonderful surprise package! Wow! Love those toes too.


Penny @ Lavender Hill Studio said...

What a wonderful box of goodies! Grace's toes are cute!

Lisa S. Oceandreamer said...

Connie sends THE best parcels, she really goes all out! Great stuff!

AND I noticed the ticker at the top of your have a BIRTHDAY coming??? I had no idea....hmmmm!!!! ;)
Sending you long overdue love and hugs,

Pamela said...

amazing creativity!
and toe-tivity, too!

Anonymous said...

I am so thrilled you liked your Halloween package. It was so much fun puting it together for you.

Grace's toes are so cute. They look professional.


Nunnie's Attic said...

Susie Q,
Thank you SO much for dropping by my place and visiting for a while. I love to meet new friends and I of course wanted to come and have a cuppa with you.

You have such a lovely place here. I love what you've done with it. Your Halloween swap looks like it was a lot of fun!! And the box is adorable.

Come back again!


carolyn said...

Brilliant stuff, lucky you.

angelsamoungus said...

Nice box of treats. Tell Gracie that Aunt Terri (the other Aunt Terri) loves her toes.

Also love the song with Kelley Smith and Louie Prima. My mom ALWAYS played his music at home-hence-Italian music man :)

Take care,

PS I am home now-I guess you figured that :)

Sue said...

Girl, I'd love to come visit more often, but your page takes so long to load with my dail up, so many neat goodies here to see and read! I just love the new look! And that box of swap goodies is wonderful, and what fun!! Don't fret the birthdays, they tell me age is just a number and I can't imagine you feeling bad about it at all! Hugs!!

Mom2fur said...

Wow, look at all the treats! Bet this won't be your last swap. I've done a few and they're always a blast. And you meet the nicest people that way!

BTW, thanks for commenting on my blog about the Maine thing. I'm so glad your little girl is enjoy being a 'little girl' for as long as she can!

Anonymous said...

That was a great gift. I love the box. I bet your toes are so pretty.Graces sure were. Wish mine were done=(

FrenchGardenHouse said...

What a fun box of treats to get...I love it all, but the best (ofcourse) are Grace's sweet toes with the nail adornments!

xo Lidy

Terri and Bob said...

Great swap box! I love Grace's toes, perfect for Halloween. Your banner is adorable, too.

Rose Mary said...

Great swap! Those orange toenails look fantastic! What fun!

BittersweetPunkin said...

How Wonderful! I love Grace's piggy toes!! How divine! I hope it is still sandal weather there so you can show them off!

Cheryl Wray said...

What a FUN box of goodies1!!!

Love the toes!! :-)

Missy's Blog said...

Yaaaaaaaaaaaa ... I was able to get in to comment on your blog. Oh my gosh ... yaaaaaaaaa!!! I've been able to catch up ... I am sooooooo loving all of your fall images ... they are just beautiful. Griffin and I will have to make those scarecrow cookies ... they are so dang cute!!!

T*mmy said...

Connie is one of the most creative and generous bloggers I know! Just a wonderful gal!

Tell Grace the fairies are out in my post today!

Meggie said...

Sue; What a great stash of goodies, are you sure it isn't Christmas?! I love Grace's cute! Enjoy!

PEA said...

Leave it to dear Connie to send you such a wonderful Halloween package, she truly is the best:-) Still no sign of your parcel but let's not panic yet, it usually takes from 2 to 3 weeks for parcels to get here from the you said, I think they still use Pony Express! lol I'm holding my breath until everyone receives their parcels and then I'll be able to declare that my Halloween Swap was a success:-)xoxo