Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Spring Sweets Swap

I joined my first ever blog swap, hosted by the lovely bloggers behind Stress Casey and Heartfelt Happenings.  Casey and Shellsea, thank you so much for organizing! I had an absolute blast, and am excited to keep meeting fun, lovely ladies in the blog world.  In absolutely no particular order, here's a list of reasons this swap was so awesome:

1) Jen, the adorable blogger I was paired.  Go check out her blog HERE.  I loved getting to learn a little bit more about her Texas life, her passion for !!!'s, and just how sweet she is (pun intended).

2) Shopping for the swap! I had no idea that shopping for someone I had never met would be just as fun as shopping for my bff's.  Also, $10 budget, I challenged and owned you.

3) Getting a package at my new apartment.  Is getting a package in the mail one of the most exciting things ever, or what? Jen, this is the first mail Ive actually gotten here, and I was so stoked to see a package when I came home from work one night last week.

Not embarrassed that I didn't stop to look for scissors to properly open this.
The color is like a burst of springtime!
4) The packaging was pure crafty goodness.  I love how cute and colorful the basket looks in my room.

Yum!
Love the note.
5) Jelly Belly jelly beans.  Need I say more?  Actually, I will because they are my favorite! I grew up visiting the Jelly Belly factory (it's near my grandparents house), and this girl sent me a huge jar of them.  I wish I could say that they'll last, but once I eat a few, I just. cannot. stop.

Thanks so much Jen! It was great to "meet" you!



 Spring Sweets Swap

14 comments:

  1. You are SO very welcome, blog friend!!! :-) I can't wait to post about mine later today. You definitely win the award for "best sweet swap giver!" Ha.

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    1. It was so fun swapping with you! Love having a bloggy friend in Texas now :)

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  2. Swaps are always so much fun! Sorry I missed this one.

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    1. Next time! There is always something fun to do in the blog world :)

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  3. i always get so excited reading blogs from bloggers who live in nor cal. i just moved to portland but i am born and raised northern californian too!
    looking forward to following your blog.
    xx jes, newest follower

    www.twosmuppies.com

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  4. How fun! This is such a neat idea!

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    1. The gals that hosted did such a great job organizing - so fun!

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  5. This is such an awesome idea, I love it. And I agree, getting packages in the mail is the best and most exciting thing ever. I probably wouldn't even care whats in it, I just love opening packages.

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  6. So cute! I'm glad that you had a good experience. I never heard from my partner :( Getting mail is so much fun. I just signed up for a coffee mug swap, you should get in on that one. I'll send you the info if you want.

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    1. Lame! I will definitely let you know :)

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  7. Such a sweet gift - I love the little jar!

    Thanks for being a part of our swap!

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    1. Thank you for hosting! I had a blast participating!

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