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Swap received!

What a treat to come home to after a long run! My swap box from lenaperry arrived and was waiting patiently for me to get back home (in the janitors closet... poor swap box!).

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Grizzly and clouds to cover up addresses so its not roaming around Flickr... and also to scare off Chloe cat, LOL :)

Yes, it smelled good so yes, a cat HAD to check it out. Plus it smells of Canada, which is completely unique to a US-born and raised kitty. Chloe was reeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeally into this bag. ;) Also I opened it with scissors before remembering to take photos. Doh!

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What are ALL THE THINGS? Is it BAM-tastic? WHY YES IT IS.

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Seriously, when your fiance gets excited because he sees you pulling k-cups out of the bag, you know it's a great swap. ;)

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So many goodies for fall! The candle is maple-scented and in a cute maple cyrup can from Quebec. SO IT HAS FRENCH ON IT. Love. :D There was also a sweet smelling soap that had talk of sexual revolutions on it - pinup art and bath bombs? Two of my very favorite things. Also, MORE FRENCH. Eee! She also sent some nice red cotton fabric since apparently Canada thinks fall fabric = hunting (I laughed, Lena!) and also two handmade soaps by Lena! They smell GOOD. I especially love the almost cinnamon spark in the bluish one. Mmm... Will I ever leave the bath? I may not. ;) If you sell these ever, WATCH OUT. I will order lots, hehe! Lastly is a beautiful handmade memory bracelet which will fit my tiny little wrists perfectly. I think the green stones are chryoprase, by the way, Lena. I love those and have SO MANY myself. I love it and will try to match it to an outfit for tomorrow~

Lena also included a sweet little note talking about each of the items and her reasons for including them. It was sweet and hilarious all at once. So much BAM. :D

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Chloe approves of this swap too. She REALLY likes the soap. As in will not stop sniffing it. Shoo shoo, little one! LOL

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Aloof cat says "Who, me? NEVER!" ;)


Thank you sooooooooooooo much, Lena. Everything is fabulous. I even get to fight Ryan for the k-cups. It's truly an autumn adventure in a box. I cannot wait to take a bath and come out smelling golden like the crisp autumn air. Thank you. <3

ETA: I need to learn HTML all over again apparently. Sorry! :x

ETA #2: I tried one of the coffees last night and it was so smooth and mellow... love love!

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naurwen
Oct. 28th, 2011 06:50 am (UTC)
Heeheeh, what a fab swap - especially since your cat enjoyed it too :D
aerialmelodies
Oct. 28th, 2011 06:01 pm (UTC)
YOUR ICON. <3
naurwen
Oct. 28th, 2011 06:19 pm (UTC)
I know! I want to cuddle this one silly :D
cloverdew
Oct. 28th, 2011 10:09 am (UTC)
How grand! A maple scented candle? I think I might eat it. :P

Lovely and I like how she included fabric for your sewing adventures! :)
aerialmelodies
Oct. 28th, 2011 06:02 pm (UTC)
It smelled so wonderful! The can is absolutely adorable.

And yes, fabric! I'm thinking it would be super cute if I can figure out giftcard holders because it reminds me of snowflakes. :)
lenaperry
Oct. 28th, 2011 05:49 pm (UTC)
OMG BAM. I am so happy you liked everything! It is so surreal to see the things I chose and gathered together all there together and being investigated by your kitty. :) So cute!

The bear and cloud you stuck on the envelope scared me terribly, because I was all "I DIDN'T PUT THOSE ON THERE!" and started having wild thoughts about the insanity of Canada Post workers, and then I realized you put them there thoughtfully to protect our privacy lest the Official Flickr Creeps find us out.

I am so, so glad you loved everything and that it reached you safely. <3

aerialmelodies
Oct. 28th, 2011 06:01 pm (UTC)
Hahaha I was too lazy to photoshop so I thought "Oh, Flickr has a program to do edits!" but I had to pay to use the airbrush so I saw a bear clipart and though PERFECT. LOL! ;) He's BAM-BEAR!

I love everything so much! Thank you~ I hope you love my box and that the post office hurries it along. Come on, USPS! GET MY BOX TO LENA.
aerialmelodies
Nov. 21st, 2011 10:17 pm (UTC)
THE MAPLE CANDLE IS AMAZING BY THE WAY. I needed to let you know. Seriously, we LOVE burning it. Makes the house smell like waffles in the woods for days in only the best ways. Thank you!!! <3
lenaperry
Nov. 21st, 2011 11:19 pm (UTC)

Waffles in the woods ... While an anonymous hot man wearing flannel chops wood?

Can you even imagine? Lol!

I'm so glad you love it. :).

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