I may have mentioned this a time or 2, but I love Christmas!  When I saw people on twitter chatting about ornament swaps, I joined on in.  The first swap I was a part of, I was paired up with Alicia from Walking in Faith.  She sent these super cute mitten ornaments that HJ and I immediately hung on the tree.232323232%7Ffp543;3)nu=3276)68;)56 )WSNRCG=386 68758732(nu0mrjNaturally, I took to etsy to find an ornament to send to Alicia’s family.  I found this little wood carved reindeer from Eve Tait’s Creations.   I hope it looked as cute in person as it does in this picture! il_570xN.386027280_ifr6

The other ornament swap I took part in, I was partnered up with Ashley from Crayons and Caffeine, another single mom blogger!  I have interacted with Ashley a number of times on twitter, and was excited to get to send her something special.  She told me that her family likes to get an ornament every Christmas with the year marked on it, so I saw this sparkly little treasure on etsy, from the shop Vanity Cases and had to send it their way!

il_570xN.392564789_3lgcA few days later, HJ and I arrived home to a box on our front porch.  I was eager to rip into it and see our ornament, but Ashley had a few other surprises up her sleeve.  Here is what all arrived to us:

232323232%7Ffp543;4)nu=3276)68;)56 )WSNRCG=386 6875 832(nu0mrjA sweet card, a nerds ornament with yummy candy inside, a cute snowman box tied up with string (and inside, a gorgeous ornament!).  And for HJ, she sent along  truck stickers, christmas tree peeps, and a mini stocking with a hot wheel inside (HJ slept with the car that night).  Here is the ornament that was inside the cute snowman box…

232323232%7Ffp54388)nu=3276)68;)56 )WSNRCG=386 6875 ;32(nu0mrjGorgeous, huh?

Participating in the ornament swap was like getting Christmas a little early.  And I love having beautiful new ornaments to decorate our tree with.

5 Thoughts on “Ornament Swap

  1. I had so much picking out the ornament for you & HJ! And we love our 2012 ornament we received from you. Thanks so much for participating, and hopefully we can do the same next year :)

  2. Cute! Thanks so much for joining in with us on the swap :) Merry Christmas!

  3. How cute! I want to participate next year!!! :)

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  5. Very nice post. Ive just forwarded the link to my coworker|.

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