11.30.2009

Last Day for 'Green' White Elephant Gift Exchange


So here we sit on the cusp of December, the end of fall, winter solstice, the shortest days of the year. A month of celebration, parties, festivals, treats and stress to be sure. Look around take a moment to look at your life in appreciation. You may not be where you want to be but surely there are things to appreciate. I dare you to find them, carry them with you during this holiday season and when you feel this month getting the best of you look at the good things you have, take a deep breath and let some of the demands on your time go. I wish you peace whether you celebrate the birth of Jesus, the Festival of Lights or the Return of Light with winter solstice.

If you have time and inclination I invite you to join a small group of bloggers spreading holiday cheer by passing on a present to someone else. A recycled present if you will. Or a re-gift if you prefer. The Green White Elephant Gift Exchange is a fun way to share without breaking the bank. Please join us as we celebrate a green earth friendly holiday season, re-gifters UNITE! Open to US residents only. To play along simply email me at jinxyjune@gmail.com and answer these questions.

name

blog name

email

mailing address

m/f

favorite color

5 things you love

5 things you despise

the best present you ever received

what are you most thankful for?

You have until midnight tonight to respond, then I’ll mix ‘em up and send everybody someone else. Please plan on shipping by December 10th so that they will arrive in time for the Holidays. Also I need one or 2 little elves to help me spread the word and don’t tell anyone but elves get extra entries into my 1 year blogoversary chocolate extravaganza giveaway on December 5th, contact me for information. So what are you waiting for, send me info for the exchange and start looking around for something really cool in your house that just isn't you. This is the last day to sign up!


Peace and Love,



9 comments:

  1. beautiful post, Laura! Love the pic too, is that in your yard!?!

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  2. What a beautiful post, Laura. You really brought a smile to my face today. :) I return the sentiments ten-fold!

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  3. Christina yes that's out the north window in our living room, my old playhouse form when I was a little girl! :D now my boys use it too

    Christina and Diva THANKS!! It means a lot to me to hear you both say that. Love to you both!

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  4. You're welcome ... it meant a lot for me to read it. I need to start feeling festive, in the true spirit of what that means. Your post made a fine beginning for me. :)

    I had a playhouse when I was a kid too. My daddy made it for me. I love, love that photo, Laura!

    Love and kisses back atcha! xoxoxo

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  5. This is a great idea. Hope everyone gets great gifts!

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  6. Bummer. Been too busy with work to catch up on blog reading. This is such a creative idea.

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  7. I just sent you an e-mail. I want to be an elf. I am going to post about this on my blog.

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  8. Amy the Elf sent me! I am going to try to be an Elf as well!

    http://housequeen.blogspot.com

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  9. Amy from Keeping up With The Schultz Family sent me. This seems like so much fun. I'll email you in a minute. :-)

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Am I talking DIRECTLY to you? Well then let me know!