Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Swaps and New Haircut

I have had so much fun participating in some great swaps lately.  It is so much fun to send out some treats in the mail and to receive some yourself.  Makes the mail a whole lot more fun than usual.

I received this great bamboo yarn from Gwen.  It was part of the Yarn and Chocolate Swap that Alessandra hosted.  How awesome~two of my favorite things~yarn and chocolate.
I received this wonderful package from a vintage swap I did with an online group I'm a part of.  My partner Florence really spoiled me.
Look at all these goodies!!
Love this vintage apron!!

Yummy tea and spearmint sugar.  Can't wait to try them.
Love this soap and shea butter lotion bar.  They are by my kitchen sink.  Citrus and basil scented.
I participated in the My Favorite Things Swap that Connie was hosting. I sent off a vintage bureau scarf, I love all things vintage, some shell buttons, a market bag I crocheted and some great bamboo and silk yarn to my partner Laurie.  She doesn't have a blog.  I hope she doesn't peek on these before she gets her package.  I also sent along a piece of fabric I found at the thrift store.  It has a Paris theme and she loves Paris things.
Here it is all wrapped up and ready to go.
This is my new haircut.  I can't take a good picture but I just love this cut.  It is very short in the back and so easy to take care of.
Not too good but a side view.
It has been fun sharing all my goodies with you.

Happy day!!


sara's art house said...

Love the haircut!!!! Wish I could pull that off. My face is too chubby :)

Adrienne said...

Love the hair!

The loot you scored wasn't too bad either ;-)

TOSHeidi said...

Wow! Look at all those goodies! I'm jealous. The new haircut looks great!

Autumn said...

I've really missed all the swaps- looks like you have had a ton of fun with them all.
I FINALLY have some soap cured and ready to send you- I bet yoiu thought I had forgotten!!!

Cyndi's Re-Creations said...

Looks like you had a wonderful swap!! both in giving and receiving lucky you.

Sheryl-lyn said...

You look great!! Love all the awesome things you got and sent as well. You have been a busy girl.

Carol............. said...

Ruth, your new haircut fits you perfectly!

The things you got look like so much fun.........

I just never have things like that to swap.....just horses, chickens, doves and weeds! LOL

Anonymous said...

Lovely swap goodies, and I love your hair! xxx

gwengoods said...

beautiful apron, I sent you something in return for the wonder market bag. Thank you. You should allow followers.

Lorna said...

I like the new haricut. Also your daughter's room is very nice. I love the chest of drawers in the walls. That is so nice. I wish we had those in Ansley's room. Our girls are growing up so fast. Ansley just turned 17.

Lorna Holcombe

Bonne said...

That patchwork apron is "to die for!!" Love it!! Love the hair as well. I'm getting mine cut on Sat. ~going shorter too :)

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