07 Mar, 2005

GISBE

/ posted in: Just for Fun

I received my package from the Great International Secret Blog Exchange today. I laughed out loud when I saw the return address. It was from Lili! You can check out her site from the link on the right.

I got a horse newspaper from Ireland which should be very interesting to read. I’m saving it until I have time to sit down and read it all the way through. I also got a great piece of fabric for quilting and fancy chocolate. This is the type of chocolate that comes with pictures so you can identify the flavor of each piece. I spent lots of time matching the pictures to the candy and then deciding what to eat first. Now I’m going to have to ration the rest so I don’t gobble them all down at once.

Thanks Lily!!

13 Feb, 2005

GISBE

/ posted in: General

I’m in the Great International Secret Blog Exchange! This was started by two American bloggers living in Europe. Their idea was to match bloggers in the US with ex-pat bloggers and have them exchange gifts. It would give the ex-pats a taste of their former home and would give the US bloggers a slice of life from somewhere else.

Today I got my assignment. I’m getting gifts for Liz in Sweden. I can’t list her blog yet because it’s a secret! If people were coming to her through here she’d figure it out. She requested reading material and candy. On her blog she was kind enough to have a list of all the books she’s read since 2003. I love her choices! It looks similiar to what I’ve read. I just found out about a used book store nearby so I hope to be able to go and stock up for her. Books are supposed to be just $0.25 so I can get a lot with my $20 spending limit.

They are thinking of making the exchange a semi-regular thing. See Vivi or Tracey for more info.

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