Thursday, 1 March 2012

Wonderful gifts from the U.S.A!!

Good evening all, hope the week is treating you well.

A couple of weeks ago I received a fantastic parcel all the way from America - it was from the lovely Brook!  We were partnered together in the Blog Love Swap.

And was I in for a treat!  This was my first ever international swap so you can just imagine the excitement.  It arrived in a very big box

And my goodness, the treats that awaited me... first of all was this sweet notebook, so very suitable for me...

What a wonderful quote.  This notebook will be treasured and used for special writings.

Next out of the box...

I cannot begin to describe how delightful this coffee is!  I love a good mug of coffee!

So, lovely Brook supplied a great mug to make it in, plus 2 lovely lollipops

Brook has really taken care to look at my blog before sending this parcel - just look what she made for me

My very own Moonstruckcreations notecards - how cool - and thoughtful - is that?

This sweet ornament sums up the sentiments of the Valentines season. 

And last - but by no means least - a big bag of Hershies Kisses yum yum yum, how I love American candy!!!!

Thank you so so very much Brook for being such a wonderful swap partner. 

These are the things that I sent to Brook:

Hope you liked them Brook!

see you all soon, Helenxx


  1. Awww...thanks so much! And yes, I do love them, I dug out my knitting needles and started trolling Pinterest for patterns so I could use my new yarn. LOVE!

  2. Lovely, I live about 5 miles from the Hawkeye football stadium and my husband works at that University, the University of Iowa. Yeah Iowa.

  3. Fab gifts, I love the quote on that notepad, isn't it lovely, and the notecards, so sweet. It is so nice seeing what everyone received. Thank you so much for taking part in the swap x x x x

  4. lovely gifts lucky you. x

  5. What a lovely gift.I love getting post like that!

  6. Aren't swaps such fun? What a lot of lovely goodies you have received with such a lot of thought involved... I love how people spend the time to make things so personal in all these swaps


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