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#51 FeralFerretOfDoom

Posted 12 December 2012 - 04:30 PM

Thank you to my SS for my calendar! Lots of ferrety goodness!

#52 lisacat

Posted 12 December 2012 - 04:39 PM

QUOTE (Peridot @ 12/12/2012, 11:36 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Posts like this make me so curious to know what people get oomg.gif


I got a New York travel diary for my upcoming trip to the US original.gif

#53 MoonPie

Posted 12 December 2012 - 06:57 PM

Oh my goodness. I got spoilt!!

Thank you Secret Santa for the books, sign (VERY fitting for me) and the adorable mug and hot chocolate mix. Blown away by your generosity and I love every one of the items. Thank you!!! wub.gif

#54 Peridot

Posted 14 December 2012 - 10:03 AM

I can't wait to get mine! It will be the only surprise present for me!! Are there still others waiting to get theirs? original.gif

#55 lynneyours

Posted 14 December 2012 - 10:50 AM

QUOTE (*blossom* @ 12/12/2012, 02:33 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
huge apologies to my recipient for a longer wait, I've been in hospital for the best part of 2 weeks - however I can confirm your gift has been express posted and should be arriving soon.


I wonder if you are my SS?  I received an express post yesterday ph34r.gif .

DH brought it up to me, and then took off the outer packaging and I had to fight him off to stop him unwrapping it.  It is MY present and under my tree.  Thanks to my SS, and I shall have a surprise in 11 days time. Much to DH's disgust. biggrin.gif

#56 Peridot

Posted 14 December 2012 - 11:29 AM

Mine came!! Here it is:

Thank you so very much secret Santa! I love love LOVE it original.gif Did you make it yourself? It's hanging in our lounge room original.gif
Have a great Christmas happy.gif

#57 Mung bean

Posted 14 December 2012 - 11:46 AM

QUOTE (Peridot @ 14/12/2012, 12:29 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Mine came!! Here it is:

Thank you so very much secret Santa! I love love LOVE it original.gif Did you make it yourself? It's hanging in our lounge room original.gif
Have a great Christmas happy.gif


I am so glad it came and you like it. My good friend over in Lismore hand makes them and when I was searching for a sun catcher for you on etsy I thought DUH ask Sarah.

There was a bit of a stuff up with the post as it was actually expressed posted like last week lol. My friend said the package went on a holiday in the sorting room, so glad it got to you!

Merry Christmas biggrin.gif

#58 Frau Farbissina

Posted 14 December 2012 - 03:30 PM

QUOTE (Peridot @ 14/12/2012, 11:03 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I can't wait to get mine! It will be the only surprise present for me!! Are there still others waiting to get theirs? original.gif


waves.gif
eagerly awaiting mine too  original.gif

Edited by Frau Farbissina, 14 December 2012 - 03:33 PM.


#59 Relish*

Posted 14 December 2012 - 07:05 PM

Thank you so much to my SS for the gorgeous book! I got an 'In my mother's words' book to fill in to give to my daughter one day  wub.gif Just gorgeous, I can't wait to get started writing in it!

#60 MrsDamonSalvatore

Posted 14 December 2012 - 07:24 PM

thank you so much to my SS. i LOVE my gift wub.gif

my lovely SS gave me a beautiful pink and white striped tea pot wub.gif i finally have my very own teapot wub.gif

whoever you are, i hope you have a wonderful christmas and a happy new year xoxox

#61 Autumnal

Posted 16 December 2012 - 01:41 PM

If you have received your gift please let your ss organiser know. If you have not received your gift let your ss organiser know ASAP.

Thanks.

#62 ~mouse~

Posted 16 December 2012 - 09:09 PM

Thank you to my Secret Santa. DH & the kids picked up my parcel yesterday. It's sitting under the tree ready to be opened on Christmas Day original.gif

#63 All-New

Posted 16 December 2012 - 11:33 PM

Big Thanks to my secret santa.... I love them wub.gif , they are so much better than my ratty old green ones, now I am stylin'

Thank you!

#64 1miss2littlemen

Posted 17 December 2012 - 08:58 AM

Thank-you to my secret Santa! I just picked up my gift from te post office! I will be putting it under the tree and will update after I open it biggrin.gif yay!!

#65 Green Gummy Bear

Posted 17 December 2012 - 02:52 PM

Thank you Secret Santa!!!

I LOVE the water bottle, thank you so much.  Your beautiful letter made me cry.  Whoever you are, you really touched me, and I hope you and your family have a wonderful Christmas xoxo

#66 MrsRadiant

Posted 17 December 2012 - 03:55 PM

To My Beautiful SS,

Thankyou so much for my Prezzies, i love, love them. The welcome sign is going in our front doorway and the 'live' in our loungeroom. The cupcake cases r beautiful and cant wait to use them and i just love the beautiful votive!

Merry Xmas to you and your family and have a safe new year.

xoxo



#67 Nofliesonme

Posted 17 December 2012 - 04:02 PM

QUOTE (SMOKER @ 16/12/2012, 11:33 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Big Thanks to my secret santa.... I love them wub.gif , they are so much better than my ratty old green ones, now I am stylin'

Thank you!


I'm glad.... Do you know how hard it was to find something practical. Since you like things that's practical original.gif very merry Xmas to your family original.gif

#68 Leah Maree

Posted 18 December 2012 - 09:08 PM

a huge thank you to my SS.  i will open them christmas day. hope you and your family have a wonderful christmas xx

#69 Leha

Posted 18 December 2012 - 09:14 PM

Thankyou to my secret Santa. I was going to wait to Xmas day but DS decided to rip it open. I have just got lots of lovely  photos printed to put in it.

Have a wonderful Christmas xxx

#70 Jeni

Posted 21 December 2012 - 07:38 AM

Anyone else still waiting? I go away in the morning and I am guessing nothing will arrive today.
Merry Christmas to you all.

#71 Frau Farbissina

Posted 21 December 2012 - 12:23 PM

Hello to my Secret Santa. Your gift arrived today, thank you so much! I will save opening it for Christmas Day and I will come back here. thanks again !

#72 Kwyjibo

Posted 21 December 2012 - 09:12 PM

Thanks SS. The gift arrived today original.gif

I shall be waiting until Christmas Day so as to make sure I have at least one present to open.

Can't wait and I will report back once opened.

#73 livvie7586

Posted 25 December 2012 - 08:04 AM

Update:

Thank you so much SS!!  the crystal set is absolutely gorgeous, and i'm hunting for the perfect place for it (i got a beautiful S&P crystal set-reed diffuser and tea light candle holder which sit on a little mirror plate with some gems)

DS loves his lightening mcqueen, DD thinks her Kachooz are wonderful (and she has a head full of hair clips, she has long curly hair so they will be well used here), and the gorgeous little taggie blanket is going to be tucked away safely to await DS2.

Thank you again!

#74 Sallystwo

Posted 25 December 2012 - 08:23 AM

Thank you so much to my SS!

I love my new cookbook and christmas decoration!!

Merry Christmas to all!

#75 1miss2littlemen

Posted 25 December 2012 - 08:34 AM

Thank-you so much secret Santa for my gift!!! It was so nice to open a gift that I had no idea what it was! At the moment I am enjoying a loverly cup of tea and thinkin of the things I can make with the fabric! biggrin.gif and how did you know I needed new teatowels?!? Lol I was just about ready to go and buy some new ones! Thankyou so so so much!!!




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