Monday, January 11, 2010

My Favorite Christmas Presents & a Swap.

Hello!
So I took part in a swap before Christmas and things got so busy I forgot to post about it! I happen to have gotten the best partner ever! You all know how I love Owls....well here is what I got!Sorry the pictures aren't too great but I hung this up right away and then tried to get a picture without taking it down! She made this owl garland for me! It's so cute! The tummies of the owls spell out Merry Christmas!
here's a close up! Isn't it too cute!??


then she made me this super cute owl ornament! I love it! A lot of people noticed it on my tree and asked me about it!
Thanks so much Chickens in the Basement
Even though I'm a little behind, I really do appreciate and love my swap items to much!


So...on to my Christmas presents! I got some great stuff for Christmas, but I wanted to share with you a few of my absolute favorites!These pot holders are from my Grandma! I had wanted these and I went back to get them and they were gone...and I was so sad! I didn't even tell her that and there they were in my stack of presents! It's like she read my mind!
Pastariffic!!!!!!! I recieved this from Grandma! Love it, already used it a couple of times!

My brother and his wife got me this book! Love Kathy Griffin, can't wait to read it!

I'm not sure why, but I love these shoes! They are just too cute!
My parents bought them for me!The Sookie Stackhouse collection! Book number 2 is missing because it is in the bedroom being read right now! These are from my parents as well.
A Chester bag...well we all know how I feel about Chester bags! This is from the parents too!
I wanted one of these water bottles really bad! They are $20 each (which is too much for me to pay...because I am cheap!) but the Husband bought me this for Christmas and I was thrilled!
That's my school Symbol is case you didn't know!
The husband bought me this coat! Too cute isn't is? I love it!
Also the husband bought me this IU hoddie! Our school colors are red and white but I am not a fan of red so this blue and pink is nice!

So that is it for now!

Coming up...

Some Green Glass Deals

&

On Thursday my first Review and Giveaway of the year!


16 comments:

  1. You must have been a good girl this year! LOL You got some pretty nice things...love the shoes, bag, and coat.

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  2. Great and thoughtful gift! Owls all around:) Love all of your gifts. Can I have your Grandma? She is sooo sweet to get you just what you want! Love all of your Christmas gifts! Enjoy your week, stay warm and see ya soon! Hugs!

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  3. You must have been a very good girl!! Glad you like the ornaments!
    Anna

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  4. Hey girl,

    I hope all is well. Come on by my blog and get your award!

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  5. It's all cool but I especially love your green coat! I want a green coat!! Your Indiana hoodie is r-e-a-l-l-y cute, too. Can't wait to see your green glass. You really made a haul this Christmas, didn't ya?!

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  6. Anna is such a sweetie, I am lucky enough to know her in person!!! I loved that owl banner and can't wait to see what other items happen during this whole year of swaps over on the swap blog!!
    PS love the coat too!

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  7. Looks like it was a wonderful xmas. Love those owls from the swap, too cute! And what are Chester bags? Where do they sell them? I've never heard of them but love that one!

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  8. love that purse!! never heard of chester, must go check it out now!!

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  9. Awwwwww, I love that owl ornament!

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  10. Aww, the owlies are too cute! Girl, and that coat is to die for! And OMG...I can't even tell you how much I love the Sookie Series by Charlaine Harris! I just began book #3 (Club Dead) myself. And Kathy Griffin? Funny! OK...I could go on, and on, and on lol. Just wanted to stop by and wish you a Happy New Year. :) Love your blog!

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    Of all the photos you put on your blog, one photo caught my attention. The Sookie Stackhouse collection, how I love watching the tv series on HBO. I love the story so much, much love than twilight.

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  12. I just read Kathy Griffin's book and it was GREAT! The sookie stackhouse books are really great too! Have fun reading!

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  13. Swaps are always so much fun! That owl garland is adorable and so creative. You really did get a great partner. The pink felt owl ornament is also really cute.

    That’s great that your Grandma got you the potholders that you wanted. She really must be a mind reader ;) I love the new sneaks. The gray/blue combo is really cute. I have the first book in the Sookie Stackhouse series and really need to start reading it. That’s awesome that you got the whole collection! I love that green coat. It looks like you had a great Christmas :)

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  14. darling, i've missed your blog! glad to see you back!

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  15. You got some really great things. The owl garland and ornament are super cute...I'm totally envious about the pot holders...and the coat is gorgeous.

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