Monday, March 27, 2006

My SP package is here!!!

So, there was a little snafu with the first package, which is hopefully still making it's leisurely way here... or back to my SP... or anywhere but being lost forever because that would just be too sad.

But Package #2 has arrived!

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I saw all those tissue wrapped things and I just had to take a picture.

And after much unwrapping, the contents:

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From top left:

An awesome (handmade?) bracelet with black plastc rings, blue beaded rings holding them together, and a little silver star charm. I'm wearing it now! A ball of Cashsoft DK to make Mrs. Beeton, and blue plaid PJ pants! My SP read that I like to knit in my PJs and got me these cute pants. :)

Next Row:

Buffy mints. Yes, you read that right. I can eat these little mints, and then when I'm done I'll have a Buffy tin to hold... stitch markers or something. :D The little pink fish is a pin made by a local artist, and my SP suggested we name her Starieyed. I agree. :)

And last but not least...

Boston Baked Beans (tee hee) and Violet "mints". Are they really mint, or violet flavored? I have no clue. She said that I probably wouldn't like them, but I'm going to give it a shot. And if they're gross I'll just offer them to my friends and make *them* eat them!


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Heee! Always fun to see the goodies in the recipient's hands - thank gourdess they got there. Keeping fingers crossed for #1 to show soon. And thanks for not mentioning the "you-know-what" ;-) Enjoy!

Yer SP

7:01 AM  
Blogger helen said...

those mints are anything BUT gross. i love them. hard to find, but some old fashioned drug stores have them. they also make these fabulous lemon flavoured ones too.

7:35 AM  
Blogger bitterknitter said...

What a great package!
The violet mints are great, I always buy a few packages when I'm in a store that sells them, thanks to Helen I'll be on the lookout for lemon ones.

8:47 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Cool stuff ... and more is on the way, because I'm mailing your KTC Mystery Swap package today! Hope you enjoy it!

11:21 AM  
Blogger Karen said...

I haven't had violets in SUCH a long time (read HS, and I graduated in '92). Must go find some now. Thanks!

Such a great package!

11:41 AM  
Anonymous mikomiao said...

so glad you finally got your package, and what a great one! that's a super cute fish.

6:48 PM  
Blogger veritas said...

ohh... lovely package, ms ariel!

12:58 AM  

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