Vintage Swap

Things are much less grim feeling. Refocused…
Yesterday, in particular, was a good day. We had some extra kids over for some extra craziness and we had a really fun time crafting paper bag puppets. What a simple & fun craft. what can’t you use to add a little character? Plus, then the girls performed a silly little puppet show from behind the couch. There was an awful lot of giggling involved!

And then I got a package, which is always exciting, but it’s even better when you don’t know what’s inside and opening it is like meeting a new friend. I used to send letters and packages to friends from camp all the time and it was SO exciting to check the mail & read a little about their lives. There’s just something so personal about a packages that’s obviously been handled with care. I hope my swap partner is as happy with her goodies as I am. Take a look!

doll cloths, cute hankies, play colander, adorable blue apron, carrot art, and a cookbook with lots of vintage-style goodies. THANKS JENNIFER!
the carrots have already settled into their new home comfortably. Yay for the vintage swap!

6 Comments

  • torahmama Posted August 5, 2010 5:27 pm

    Glad you hit a stride.
    It's funny, Tuesday was such a fun day for me and the boys…we went to a mommy playdate and had tons of fun…
    Then, Yesterday, I was so tired and unfocused..
    You want to know what we did?…
    Read books in bed, took a nap, and made mud pies…
    I guess we just need down days every once in a while…
    Today, i am feeling great again… brainstorming about different project, cleaning, and organizing everything in sight… Strange….
    Lots of love.. Love the vintage swap thing….what is that??

  • T @ Poppy Place Posted August 5, 2010 6:05 pm

    Oh the fun and joy of making puppets, it is such a good pastime.

    Your package looks like it included some great goodies and some lasting treasures.

    Have a lovely Day, T. 🙂

  • Jennifer from CO Posted August 5, 2010 7:43 pm

    I am so happy that you like your package! I loved shopping for you (and your girls).

  • SewnNatural Posted August 6, 2010 11:07 am

    what a fabulous idea! looks like a beautiful swap.

  • My Life Under the Bus Posted August 10, 2010 2:39 am

    Isn't it amazing how more kids make things easier ! So nice to have an awesome surprise – Yay !!!

  • Plain and Joyful Living Posted August 10, 2010 10:29 am

    What a great idea with the puppets.
    Oh, I received my swap package the other day, and yes, what fun!
    You received some wonderful things too!
    Warm wishes, Tonya

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