Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Swapping Goodness and Walk the Layout

Well the Favorite Things Swap at Dandelion Wishes is winding down and with boxes criss crossing all over the country, I got my Favorites box from my partner Renee today! Even more amazing, she got her box from me today too!

So here's the box she sent:

I wonder what could be in it?!?!

Another box! Ooooo mysterious...

Quite frankly I would have been happy at this point had it only been this box. Hello, it's pink and black and cute! lol But I had to press on...So with trembling fingers and nervous glee (think Ralphie from "A Christmas Story" opening his Red Ryder) I opened the fabulous pink polka dot box and discovered a treasure trove!!!!

Holy smokes! Knee socks! A gossip mag! Whoppers! A mini sewing kit! It goes on and on and on! I wish I could get a better picture to do it all justice. All I can say is THANK YOU SO MUCH RENEE! What a fabulous treat to get in the mail and you have some awesome favorite things for sure!

In much less exciting news, here is the layout I made for last month's sketch contest over at LPS. I didn't come close to winning but I liked how it came out!

I have yet to touch this month's kit yet and the sketch contest for this month ends in a few days...I better get to it!


  1. LOVEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE that LO...and LOVING your HAPPY MAIL!!!! YAY! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

  2. WOW ... a awesome box of goodies...enjoy :)

    Gorgeous layout ... love the colors.

  3. That LO is rocking Maggi!!! I love it and the box is to die for!!!! I love those colors too!!!! Have fun with all the goodies and have a great Wednesday!

  4. What a cool thing to get in the mail! I know you will have fun with all those goodies! Great job on that LO! Love the colors! And it features my favorite little brown-eyed angel! :)

  5. Yea, I would have been happy with just that box too! SO cute!What a fun treat for you today! And a very pretty LO too!

  6. Hello miss, happy wednesday!

    WOWZA, loving all those goodies. Its like Christmas in July, only it's not July so it's not really like that...ok...enough.

    Love your Lo too, Toot is too cute!

  7. CHA-CHING!!!! How awesome!!!!!!!!!! You racked up baby!!!! What do you mean less interesting - that layout ROCKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! It is just so adorable!!! I can never get enuf of that cute toot!!!!

  8. Hi
    Thanks for sharing your Happy Package !
    Great post and fun photos to go with it .
    Have a wonderful rest of the week.

  9. Love the package... so jealous! lol
    Love the layout.... how did you get the blue strip to attach? It looks like It is not attacted to the cardstock!
    Love the thingie you made (sorry not familiar with the name) and the cupcake so cute!!


  10. Favorite things swaps are always fun! And she hooked you up!

  11. Oh how exciting ... that was wonderful. Hey hopefully I'll be posting and be able to catch up on all the blogs soon, it's tough not been able to be online (except for this little bit on timecard).xxx

  12. My first thought was.. That box matches your blog perfectly!

  13. That swap is fantastic! You hit the mother load. I never join in those things because I am so bad to procrastinate.

  14. WOWZER!! i would have been thrilled with the pink and black box too...but holy moly on the awesomeness!!

    i am so glad that it was a good match, i do try.

    thanks for linking up, did you vote for the theme for the next swap? i hope you will want to play.

    it really is exciting to know that boxes of favorite thing goodness are traveling all over the that!

  15. What a totally fab swap box and a gorgeous lo too. love it. Jay xx

  16. Yeah for swap packages! They are great!

  17. Hiya Maggie! What a nice package to get!!!! Lovin' that LO! Have a wonderful weekend!


  18. Kinda funny...I caught a glimpse of the first pic and thought...hmmmm, that looks familiar...I think that's what Renee sent her package in. LOL. So, your swap partner was Renee?! She's fabulous (we're related, I have to say that...also, I really love her). I also really love your blog! It is so cute and red...and fun...and red, did I mention red? I'll be back. :)

  19. Did you say that you met your husband on Xbox Live? That's so crazy! My DH is a Xbox Live junkie. That's so sweet to think that you found true love through gaming. :)

  20. love the layout Maggi and wow what a great box of fun stuff! Enjoy!

  21. This swap looks interesting. I'll have to find out more about it and hopefully be apart of the next one.
    "Mamarazzi sent me" so just wanted to stop by and say hi!

    I think the layout that you did is great!

  22. That is one cool box of stuff! Hoe fun for you.
    I left you a little treat over at my blog too. Enjoy :-)

  23. I'm so glad you liked my favorite things! I love knee socks!! Those are my most favorite pair...I have some just like it! I love all things pink and black!! Okay, I've got to post mine! I have strep throat right now, so it's not like I have anything else to do! lol!
    And I love JennyKate too!! She's one of the sweetest people I know!!

  24. Now that is some sweet swag indeed!


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