Curly Holiday Swap 2012 Edition!

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Rou, that looks really interesting! I've had ice wine before and it was really good, and that has brandy too??




Byron,GA> Charleston, SC> Jacksonville, FL> Guilford, CT> Rohnert Park, CA! A southern drawl in sunny Cali! .
The amount of time from slipping on the peel and landing on the pavement is exactly one bananosecond.
I do have a secret yen for pink in unexpected places. ~ninja dog
I've decided that I'll never get down to my original weight, and I'm OK with that--After all, 8 pounds 2 oz. is just not realistic.
This may or may not be the start of something for my curly

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Rou, that looks really interesting! I've had ice wine before and it was really good, and that has brandy too??
Originally Posted by spring1onu
yes, because ice wine is SO sweet, this company thought that it would be a neat idea to mix it with brandy. it's still a dessert wine, but easier for most people to take than ice wine.

just as delicious!

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Jess, that's just evil! I love it!

I've considered taking a picture of all the little gifts wrapped up as a tease because Santa already has all my gifts and can't return them just because I'm being naughty!
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Byron,GA> Charleston, SC> Jacksonville, FL> Guilford, CT> Rohnert Park, CA! A southern drawl in sunny Cali! .
The amount of time from slipping on the peel and landing on the pavement is exactly one bananosecond.
I do have a secret yen for pink in unexpected places. ~ninja dog
I've decided that I'll never get down to my original weight, and I'm OK with that--After all, 8 pounds 2 oz. is just not realistic.
I finally got to start shopping for my giftee! Nothing big yet, but lots of little fun stuff!


(I've been dealing with family health problems so I have had NO time to spare. )
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Normally I shop around for little things but time was not on my side this year so I ordered my secret curly gift online this morning and then got on a plane for the States. It should be making its way to my curly pal soon!
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PANIC!!! I walk into the kitchen where my curly's gifts on on the kitchen table waiting for me to finish wrapping them and my mother is sitting, seriously messing. CODE BLUE!!!!! I said, "Mom, that's not yours!" She said, "Oh, I know." and grinned really big and put it back. I think she is contemplating pilfering!!! I missed the mail today, so I will wrap it all this evening before sticky fingers Mom comes back and I will tape it up with a vengence and excessive tape, of course. And then I'll be hiding the Tardis until Monday!

*nearly fainted dead*
I like to recycle and reuse things. So digging around for packing materials, I found a brown paper bag from the frozen food department at Walmart. In honor of that much beloved thread here on nc.com, I have used it as packaging material.
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Last edited by goldencurly; 12-09-2012 at 07:23 AM. Reason: ETA: Tardis pickup is scheduled for tomorrow!!!
I like to recycle and reuse things. So digging around for packing materials, I found a brown paper bag from the frozen food department at Walmart. In honor of that much beloved thread here on nc.com, I have used it as packaging material.
Originally Posted by goldencurly
I love this so much.
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Byron,GA> Charleston, SC> Jacksonville, FL> Guilford, CT> Rohnert Park, CA! A southern drawl in sunny Cali! .
The amount of time from slipping on the peel and landing on the pavement is exactly one bananosecond.
I do have a secret yen for pink in unexpected places. ~ninja dog
I've decided that I'll never get down to my original weight, and I'm OK with that--After all, 8 pounds 2 oz. is just not realistic.
I've been on my deathbed for the past week. I had a crapload of boxes to open on friday. one of those boxes had my curlies gift in it!!! I m going to mail it off ASAP!!!
I've been on my deathbed for the past week. I had a crapload of boxes to open on friday. one of those boxes had my curlies gift in it!!! I m going to mail it off ASAP!!!
Originally Posted by thelio
Eh gads! Sick at the holidays is the worst! Please feel much better soon!!! (((HUGS)))
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Santa has been alerted and a pickup is scheduled for tomorrow and my package will be on the way to.... I wonder where!?!?!

Turns out it was cheaper to use a flat rate box that was bigger than the one I had already packed it up in to ship it! Which meant I got to add a few more pieces of chocolate to the box.

So check that flat rate shipping y'all, it may be cheaper.
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Byron,GA> Charleston, SC> Jacksonville, FL> Guilford, CT> Rohnert Park, CA! A southern drawl in sunny Cali! .
The amount of time from slipping on the peel and landing on the pavement is exactly one bananosecond.
I do have a secret yen for pink in unexpected places. ~ninja dog
I've decided that I'll never get down to my original weight, and I'm OK with that--After all, 8 pounds 2 oz. is just not realistic.
I like to recycle and reuse things. So digging around for packing materials, I found a brown paper bag from the frozen food department at Walmart. In honor of that much beloved thread here on nc.com, I have used it as packaging material.
Originally Posted by goldencurly
Oh, how I hope that can become a Secret Curly standard packing item.... I hope whoever gets it appreciates the significance!

Santa has been alerted and a pickup is scheduled for tomorrow and my package will be on the way to.... I wonder where!?!?!

Turns out it was cheaper to use a flat rate box that was bigger than the one I had already packed it up in to ship it! Which meant I got to add a few more pieces of chocolate to the box.

So check that flat rate shipping y'all, it may be cheaper.
Originally Posted by spring1onu
Good tip! I have some heavy items going in my boxes, so there's a very good chance that's the case for me!
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The pews never miss a sermon but that doesn't get them one step closer to Heaven.
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But at least the pews never attend yoga!
*Shrieking*

I'M SO FRICKING EXCITED!!!
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Mix of 3s, thick, coarse, medium porosity

Current hair styling technique: rake with a scrunch at the end. (works with my coarse hair)

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pw: curls

Known HGs: KCCC, homemade fsg, honey
^^^i think we should name this

The Springy Effect!!!



(wait until Minxy and Springy actually GET their packages!)

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Rou, I like it. And the neighborhood may go deaf for a few minutes as I run around the house shrieking with joy.

Just as an example to what you may be able to save using flat rate if your items are heavy, with my secret curly gift I saved $2, but I was also packing up something for my MIL that would have cost me $25 to ship , but ended up only costing $14.65. Plus if you pay and print your label online you save!




Byron,GA> Charleston, SC> Jacksonville, FL> Guilford, CT> Rohnert Park, CA! A southern drawl in sunny Cali! .
The amount of time from slipping on the peel and landing on the pavement is exactly one bananosecond.
I do have a secret yen for pink in unexpected places. ~ninja dog
I've decided that I'll never get down to my original weight, and I'm OK with that--After all, 8 pounds 2 oz. is just not realistic.
I GOT MY PACKAGE!

Shrieks are abound. I've seriously lost my mind in excitement!!!!!!!!!!!

I love you e-mama.
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Mix of 3s, thick, coarse, medium porosity

Current hair styling technique: rake with a scrunch at the end. (works with my coarse hair)

http://public.fotki.com/curlymix/
pw: curls

Known HGs: KCCC, homemade fsg, honey
Ain't I a stinker? This is going to someone in the U.S.A

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Colin: 3 years old
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Member Since: August 2000
Rou, I like it. And the neighborhood may go deaf for a few minutes as I run around the house shrieking with joy.

Just as an example to what you may be able to save using flat rate if your items are heavy, with my secret curly gift I saved $2, but I was also packing up something for my MIL that would have cost me $25 to ship , but ended up only costing $14.65. Plus if you pay and print your label online you save!
Originally Posted by spring1onu
Yep, I always do the labels online and it's WONDERFUL! You want to really see how much you save? Compare prices of UPS or FedEx to USPS flat rate boxes

When you print your labels on USPS.com, you have the option to click a box and have shipping updates sent to your email automatically. I lurve getting these emails!!! Squeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!
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