13 March 2008

Treats!

I have been very remiss - TWO lovely surprise boxes of treats have arrived for me in the past two weeks, and I need to share the joy!

Firstly this arrived from my no-longer-Secret Pal, Abbeykins. This collage looks better close up (click on the pic).... but there are (take a deep breath) :

Crime Scene bandaids (nearly worth being injured...); a Socks That Rock emergency sock yarn key chain; a whole collection of delicious soaps (no, it's OK, I'm not really going to eat them... well, maybe just a little nibble...); cute as anything Christmas-themed Post-It notes; a mini sock-moose keyring (it works great - easy to find in my messy handbag!); great Grizzly 'bear claw' salad servers; Blueberry Jam which I'm Not Sharing; a Double Musky Inn cookbook (yummmmy!); some beautiful note cards and writing paper and a brilliant 'Knitting' tin bank.

The Blue Q tin bank is hilarious. The man is saying "Is wool your dirty little secret,too?" - and the top reads "Put money here for wool fix". On the side a 1950s woman with needles in hand is on the phone, saying "I need a half a gram of wool and quick! I'm starting to come down..." LOL :)

So thank you Abbey - it was a great surprise, and a wonderfully thoughtful selection, as ever xxoo

Note to self : the coin bank is designed for American coins. $1 coins will go in AND come out. 20¢ pieces will go in and NOT come out. Moral of the story? You can figure it out... ;)

Then a few days ago a mysterious box arrived from Roxie! Lookit! Sparkly shiny dancey yarny goodness!





What an amazing surprise, and your belly dancing goodies will have a new life over here in Australia. Thank you!!

If you'd like to have a go at repairing your own photos (like I did below) all you need is a scanner and a copy of Photoshop or PaintShop Pro (it doesn't have to be the high-end professional version - all versions of Photoshop have the basic tools for doing this sort of work) - do a Google search for 'How to repair photos Photoshop' (or something similar) - this is just one of many!

And last but not least (from I Has A Hot Dog) :


funny dog pictures
see more loldogs are funny dog pictures!

6 comments:

  1. So many pretties! ching ching!

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  2. somebody is spoiled! Deservedly so, though.

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  3. Wooow awesome buddy...Thanks for sharing..

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  4. Love the doggie LOL. So glad you got the shimmy-chings. Have fun, fun.

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  5. That is quite the haul! And I love to dog picture. Sounds like you're having a great day!

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  6. Lucky you! Sagat are fun! Repeat after me dum dum tek ka tek dum tek ka tek...

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