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Johnie
22-06-2010, 08:00 PM
All names have been sent :yes:

Please remember to send a package totalling $7 worth of re-usable shopping totes...they can be plastic, canvas, cloth, whatever. If you want to send any extras, that is soley up to your own discretion.

Please post when you send your package.

Please post when you receive your package and tell us what's in it. Pictures are always nice :yes:

arkvilla
26-06-2010, 08:57 AM
I have posted my bag :-)

Sandra

Johnie
01-07-2010, 02:05 PM
Thanks Sandra :yes:

Anyone else posted yet? I am going to the post office tomorrow to mail mine off.

Claire
01-07-2010, 02:27 PM
Bag bought, will be posted tomorrow. :yes:

Tinkfan
01-07-2010, 05:11 PM
:wave: posted today to the Uk, will be out of town until July 9, hope it arrives safely! :yes:

daveann
01-07-2010, 05:58 PM
Mine is bought just snowed under with work and can't get to the post but I have purchased :)

Tinker
01-07-2010, 07:05 PM
I have posted my bag :-)

Sandra Thank You So Very Much, Sandra . The Disney bag is perfect . I will use it in August/September to bring my treasured pins home from the event, amongst other things that I will buy . :lol: Also , Thank You for the treat . It did not melt .

arkvilla
01-07-2010, 07:24 PM
Yay - you got it, that was quick, I posted it Saturday.

I've never done an exchange before and it was great xx

Deafjeff
01-07-2010, 09:05 PM
Brought bags and couple of treats :-) will post on Monday!

Tinker
01-07-2010, 09:17 PM
Have my bags and an extra treat , posting as soon as I feel better . Perhaps, tomorrow .

Shellyamc
02-07-2010, 03:36 PM
I have my bag and I'm just getting everything ready to go. Should be able to post it next week :D

Tinker
02-07-2010, 08:47 PM
Sent Today !

Johnie
03-07-2010, 02:39 AM
Mailed mine and Alysia's today

Claire
05-07-2010, 08:39 AM
My bag has been posted this morning!! It'll be winging it's way to the States as we speak. (Or sat in a sorting office gathering dust...)

Deafjeff
05-07-2010, 08:54 AM
have put all the bags in the box will pop down at the local post office later to post it to sunny state!

uscwest
05-07-2010, 12:16 PM
We've been out of town and today is a holiday so hope to get ours in the post this coming weekend.

Deafjeff
05-07-2010, 01:49 PM
Sent!

It was such lovely feeling knowing that my parcel is going to the states and hopefully whoever get it will be happy!

thanks to Johnie for arranging this!

arkvilla
10-07-2010, 08:03 AM
Thank you so much Trish for my bags and my treat too - I really love them all. http://yoursmiles.org/tsmile/flowerd/t69018.gif (http://yoursmiles.org/t-flowerd.php?page=1)

Sandra

Tinkfan
10-07-2010, 12:19 PM
:wave: Glad you like them!!!! Trish :yes: Thanks Johnnie!

Johnie
10-07-2010, 03:45 PM
Has anyone else mailed?

daveann
10-07-2010, 05:46 PM
Sorry mine is now ready to go out on Tuesday I am flat out T work and can't get to the post :(

Deafjeff
10-07-2010, 08:52 PM
Sent mine earlier this week, still looking out for mine :wiggle:

lisaw
10-07-2010, 09:19 PM
Sorry just realised I hadn't posted - mine went out last Tuesday.:)

Deb
12-07-2010, 11:13 AM
Mine won't be going out until later this week I'm afraid, but I do have my stuff :yes:

Lisa1976
12-07-2010, 12:16 PM
Sorry ive been manic lately. Promise to get mine posted out by the end of the week :)

Johnie
12-07-2010, 01:28 PM
Thanks everyone :-)

Shellyamc
12-07-2010, 01:42 PM
So sorry to wait until the last minute, but things have been nuts here:sorry:

Mine is ready to go!

Claire
12-07-2010, 02:40 PM
Oh. My. Goodness! I have been positively spoilt. Johnie has sent me 4 fantastic bags! They are awesome Johnie. :hug2: I've got a gorgeous fold up Breast Cancer one, a Toy Story one, a cute little one that I know Maisie is going to beg me for and one with a cute monkey on. Throw in the Mickey stickers and the fruity snacks (Very low in calories thanks hun) and it feels like Christmas in my house.

Thanks again for my parcel Johnie and for organising this fantastic exchange! :hug2:

Johnie
12-07-2010, 02:56 PM
well I did say bags worth $7.

I love all the bags, I have them too :yes: Glad you liked everything :hug2:

Tinker
12-07-2010, 07:57 PM
getting worried ... mine went out July 2nd . Have customs number !

Johnie
12-07-2010, 08:13 PM
Tinker,
I'd give it till tomorrow or Wed till I started to worry. We had a holiday that would have delayed mail.

uscwest
13-07-2010, 12:38 AM
Mine and Donna's went out this afternoon.

Deafjeff
13-07-2010, 07:33 AM
Any chance people could upload the photos of their bags?

daveann
13-07-2010, 01:23 PM
thank you so much johnie :) i got the same as claire above they are gorgeous got the breast cancer one in my handbag already thank you :)

i also posted mine out today :)

uscwest
14-07-2010, 11:18 AM
Pictures will follow but just want to say that I received a very nice Sainsbury bag from Claire. Thank you. The package also contained a Sainsbury plastic bag, nicely decorated and two candy bars (unfortunately well melted), one Cadbury and one Galaxy. I love Cadbury but have never had Galaxy. Put them in the freezer, so hope they will reconstitute OK. :tongue:

Thanks Claire.

Here are the pictures. We tried the Galaxy Bar. It was chocolatey, rich and yummy. (Donna's words).

Shellyamc
14-07-2010, 05:11 PM
Mine is out!

I am so sorry to my person that mine is a little late :sorry: I was running a little behind on this one :surrender:

Deafjeff
14-07-2010, 05:32 PM
I am starting to worry now as my parcel should have arrived by now :unsure:

Tinker
15-07-2010, 05:02 AM
your not alone Jeff ! Have my customs form number, thats a plus .

Deafjeff
15-07-2010, 07:15 AM
I dont have customs number :unsure:

Tinker
15-07-2010, 02:17 PM
do you have to fill out the form when shipping to the US ? It has a number on it .

Johnie
15-07-2010, 02:19 PM
Can you track the package with the customs number?

uscwest
15-07-2010, 02:24 PM
The package I received from the UK had a customs sticker, similar to the one that we use when we ship overseas.

And an off the wall question here. Why do most folks in the UK not put a return address on their package when they mail it?

Tinker
15-07-2010, 02:44 PM
Can you track the package with the customs number? :unsure: I thought !

Johnie
15-07-2010, 02:55 PM
Tinker,
See if you can check on the USPS website. IF not, contact your post office.

John,
I often wonder the same thing.

Tinker
15-07-2010, 04:20 PM
ok, will do so !

Deafjeff
15-07-2010, 08:12 PM
Darn I didn't do either.... I truly hope that the parcel is not lost :sorry:

Johnie
16-07-2010, 03:50 PM
I received this package from Lisa last night. Thanks so much!

Deafjeff
16-07-2010, 04:09 PM
Im starting to get really worried now as I was hoping that my parcel have arrived by now :unsure:

Johnie
16-07-2010, 09:46 PM
Jeff,
Your person is out of town right now and won't be back till Sun. Hopefully we'll hear of the arrival on Mon.

lisaw
16-07-2010, 09:50 PM
I received this package from Lisa last night. Thanks so much!

Glad it arrived! Hope the Thorntons Melts hadn't melted too much!!:lol:

Lisa1976
17-07-2010, 06:52 AM
Received mine :bounce:

Thanks Tinker, I love the Tinkerbell bag, and hubby has nearly finished the herseys, kept him quiet :yes:

Thanks again :hug2:

Also just to say mine is going out today, sorry for the delay!

lozzy
17-07-2010, 02:58 PM
Thank you wdwgrandma I love my parcel.
I got 3 bags and a some lovely chocolate, yummy yummy.
Thank you very much.

lozzy
17-07-2010, 02:59 PM
I have my parcel all ready to go on Monday, really sorry it hasn't been sent sooner only I pulled a muscle and trapped a nerve in my neck so I couldn't get to the shops to sort out the items.

Lisa1976
19-07-2010, 12:02 PM
Just left my parcel at the post office so hopefully it should be with it's recipient very soon :)

wdwgrandma
19-07-2010, 02:23 PM
Thank you wdwgrandma I love my parcel.
I got 3 bags and a some lovely chocolate, yummy yummy.
Thank you very much.
I'm glad it made it there safely!!!

wdwgrandma
19-07-2010, 02:25 PM
Oh, and still patiently (?) awaiting my package!!!

uscwest
19-07-2010, 02:46 PM
Hmm Donna's package to the UK has arrived but mine, mailed on the same day has not.

Deafjeff
19-07-2010, 03:24 PM
So far no news regarding my parcel that I have sent.......... I am now really worried....

Tinker
19-07-2010, 05:39 PM
Received mine :bounce:

Thanks Tinker, I love the Tinkerbell bag, and hubby has nearly finished the herseys, kept him quiet :yes:

Thanks again :hug2:

Also just to say mine is going out today, sorry for the delay! YaY, you got it , I was so worried . You are most welcome ! :hug2:
The one I was planning on sending, I must have given away . So, I went up to The Disney Store and she was the newest of all the bags . They were just putting them out and the CM said, there are others for much less , I said, No, this will work just find .:lol: I thought she was nice & sturdy & since it has a vinyl type material , she can be washed off . Glad the Hershey's didn't melt and that your DH enjoyed it . I hope he shared .

Deb
19-07-2010, 07:29 PM
I am pleased to report that mine has gone out today :D

Sorry for the delay!

Lisa1976
20-07-2010, 11:14 AM
YaY, you got it , I was so worried . You are most welcome ! :hug2:
The one I was planning on sending, I must have given away . So, I went up to The Disney Store and she was the newest of all the bags . They were just putting them out and the CM said, there are others for much less , I said, No, this will work just find .:lol: I thought she was nice & sturdy & since it has a vinyl type material , she can be washed off . Glad the Hershey's didn't melt and that your DH enjoyed it . I hope he shared .

I love it Tinker, I have already used it in my local supermarket :)

Ummm, i forgot to put my sender details on my package, so my more receipent isn't going to have a clue who its from :unsure: Sorry!

Deafjeff
20-07-2010, 02:38 PM
I got bags from John Brewer! Many thanks for such wonderful bags and chocolates none of them melted! YAY!

I truly hope that my parcel will arrive soon and I am getting more and more worried....

uscwest
20-07-2010, 05:07 PM
I got bags from John Brewer! Many thanks for such wonderful bags and chocolates none of them melted! YAY!

I truly hope that my parcel will arrive soon and I am getting more and more worried....
Glad they arrived Jeff. Can't believe the chocolates didn't melt.

lisaw
22-07-2010, 08:38 AM
Thank you so much Shelly :hug2: My parcel arrived today - a really cool Six Flags bag and a riteaid bag, some fab socks and lots of yummy biscuits :wink:

Thanks again I love it! :hug2:

Deafjeff
22-07-2010, 08:20 PM
I am gobsmacked that my parcel still not arrived :-(

Johnie
22-07-2010, 08:57 PM
Jeff,
Do you have anything that shows you mailed it? Can the post office trace the package at all??

Deafjeff
22-07-2010, 08:59 PM
Got the receipt but no tracking code or anything.

I am quite upset.....
:sorry:
:nono:

Johnie
22-07-2010, 09:19 PM
We shall not give up yet. Sometimes the mail gets lost. I'm sure it will turn up soon.

wdwgrandma
22-07-2010, 10:53 PM
:tapnails:Still waiting... :tapnails:

Shellyamc
23-07-2010, 03:42 PM
Thank you so much Shelly :hug2: My parcel arrived today - a really cool Six Flags bag and a riteaid bag, some fab socks and lots of yummy biscuits :wink:

Thanks again I love it! :hug2:

Yay!!! I'm so happy you like it :D I wanted to send something yummy, but not something that would melt. Hope you got to eat them all:yes:


I got a wonderful package today from Ann!!! Thank you so much :hug2: I got 2 Disney baby bags (that I had to wrestle away from my daughter!), some cool stickers, a roller stamp, a pretty scarf, a necklace that is now Katie's, and some little finger puppets that Marc ran away with :D LOVE IT!

daveann
23-07-2010, 05:40 PM
Glad it arrived safely and the correct people got there goodies trying to find something for a tiny boy is hard going I had forgotten what it's like having little ones :)

Shellyamc
23-07-2010, 08:20 PM
Glad it arrived safely and the correct people got there goodies trying to find something for a tiny boy is hard going I had forgotten what it's like having little ones :)

:hug2: They knew just what was for them :yes: I didn't even have to think about it. We all loved the package, thank you!

wdwgrandma
26-07-2010, 08:59 PM
FINALLY! ! !


My package arrived today! And, WOW! DeafJeff, you totally rock!

In my package were 5 (count them...) 5 bags!

1. South Wales Fire and Rescue Services
2. Burlap "Really Welsh" bag
3. Disney Store "Save Planet Earth" bag with a "Martian" from Toy Story on it
4. A Tesco Ladybug bag
5. A Disney Store bag with all sorts of characters on it

I also got 3 strips of stickers: Tinker Bell, Pooh, and Woody.

I got a Mickey Magic Towel, a woolly sheep magnet, a "Sheep Poop Paper" air freshener in daffodil scent, and a "Sheep Poop Paper" bookmark made out of sheep "droppings" that have been sterilized and washed and then turned into "paper" - no trees were harmed in the making of this special bookmark!

Thanks, DeafJeff, for all the WONDERFUL gifts!

Johnie
27-07-2010, 12:20 AM
YAY! YAY! I am SO glad to hear this finally arrived! Poor Jeff was so worried.

daveann
27-07-2010, 05:52 AM
Wow glad Jeff will be able to relax now :)
This was a real fun exchange thanks johnie :)

Deafjeff
27-07-2010, 07:25 AM
FINALLY! ! !


My package arrived today! And, WOW! DeafJeff, you totally rock!

In my package were 5 (count them...) 5 bags!

1. South Wales Fire and Rescue Services
2. Burlap "Really Welsh" bag
3. Disney Store "Save Planet Earth" bag with a "Martian" from Toy Story on it
4. A Tesco Ladybug bag
5. A Disney Store bag with all sorts of characters on it

I also got 3 strips of stickers: Tinker Bell, Pooh, and Woody.

I got a Mickey Magic Towel, a woolly sheep magnet, a "Sheep Poop Paper" air freshener in daffodil scent, and a "Sheep Poop Paper" bookmark made out of sheep "droppings" that have been sterilized and washed and then turned into "paper" - no trees were harmed in the making of this special bookmark!

Thanks, DeafJeff, for all the WONDERFUL gifts!

You don't know how relief I feel now!!!!!!!!! :thumbsup:

glad you liked it!

Thought you might like sheep poop stuff :yes:

Deafjeff
27-07-2010, 07:26 AM
Wow glad Jeff will be able to relax now :)
This was a real fun exchange thanks johnie :)

I second this!

Perhaps we can do similar again for Christmas? But this time no one is allowed to open it until Christmas Day?

(I guess it could be a problem as some people here may not celebrate christmas :unsure:)

Tinkfan
28-07-2010, 01:15 PM
I second this!

Perhaps we can do similar again for Christmas? But this time no one is allowed to open it until Christmas Day?

(I guess it could be a problem as some people here may not celebrate christmas :unsure:)

It shouldn't be a problem, if they don't celebrate Christmas and tell us we can send just a surprise to be opened on the 25th.!!!:yes:

Deafjeff
28-07-2010, 01:17 PM
It shouldn't be a problem, if they don't celebrate Christmas and tell us we can send just a surprise to be opened on the 25th.!!!:yes:

Very true...

So shall we have another one in time for 25th?

Will take some valium while the parcel travels overseas! :yes:

Johnie
28-07-2010, 01:57 PM
Alysia received her package from Deb yesterday. She loves it. Thanks so much!!

lisaw
28-07-2010, 02:58 PM
Alysia got Reversy Percys! :mental:

lozzy
28-07-2010, 03:03 PM
I'm getting a little worried as mine still doesn't seem to have arrived, it was posted last week so I would have thought it would be there by now, ??????

Shellyamc
28-07-2010, 03:11 PM
I second this!

Perhaps we can do similar again for Christmas? But this time no one is allowed to open it until Christmas Day?

(I guess it could be a problem as some people here may not celebrate christmas :unsure:)

We always do a Christmas ornament exchange around that time of year :yes:

We also do a Christmas card exchange where you send to everyone who signs up :D

Deafjeff
28-07-2010, 03:38 PM
We always do a Christmas ornament exchange around that time of year :yes:

We also do a Christmas card exchange where you send to everyone who signs up :D

Great!

Will pick something from Disney Store when I am over there in Sept!!!!!

Shellyamc
29-07-2010, 01:02 AM
Great!

Will pick something from Disney Store when I am over there in Sept!!!!!

:thumbsup:

Now to make sure you get my name :unsure: :lol:

Johnie
29-07-2010, 01:15 AM
Sounds like you need to host

lozzy
29-07-2010, 07:50 AM
And we also do a calendar exchange.

Deafjeff
29-07-2010, 11:49 AM
And we also do a calendar exchange.

ooohh how exciting....

Firemen comes to my mind for some reason(!)

lisaw
29-07-2010, 01:12 PM
ooohh how exciting....

Firemen comes to my mind for some reason(!)

We have the same thought patterns! :lol:

Deafjeff
29-07-2010, 01:32 PM
*titters*

Johnie
29-07-2010, 02:38 PM
hmmm I have not received any sort of fireman calendar :unsure: I feel like I am missing out :tongue:

Johnie
29-07-2010, 02:39 PM
oh and lozzy, don't worry. Some of the packages have taken a couple of weeks to reach their destinations!

Deb
29-07-2010, 03:36 PM
Alysia received her package from Deb yesterday. She loves it. Thanks so much!!

Oh, I'm glad it got there! :0

I had been hanging on before sending it as I was waiting for some bags to come into the local farmshop that had "Richmond" on and they didn't arrive...lo and behold, they were there yesterday :( Not fair!

Johnie
29-07-2010, 03:44 PM
If you'd like to send it to me along with some Thorntons, I certainly wouldn't mind :tongue:

Oh! I was wondering if I could send you money to get another Betty's bag? Mom's best friend is named Betty and she thinks it would be a hoot to give her a bag.

Tinkfan
30-07-2010, 02:51 AM
Lozzy, I got it!! Thank you soo much. I recieved 3 beautiful bags, one from Tesco, one from Asda and a Princess and the Frog bag from the Disney store ( which BTW will go into the hospital with me!! Love the ladybugs! Trish:hug2:

lozzy
30-07-2010, 06:25 AM
Lozzy, I got it!! Thank you soo much. I recieved 3 beautiful bags, one from Tesco, one from Asda and a Princess and the Frog bag from the Disney store ( which BTW will go into the hospital with me!! Love the ladybugs! Trish:hug2:

so glad it arrived, did you find anything else in the box? (maybe a tinkfan bookmark)

Tinkfan
30-07-2010, 11:31 AM
:hug2:No, I'm sorry. I checked the box and all the bags too.

Tinkfan
30-07-2010, 12:01 PM
so glad it arrived, did you find anything else in the box? (maybe a tinkfan bookmark)

Laura I found it!!! It must have fell out of the box and my naughty dog brought it to his basket of toys lol!!!! It's beautiful, did you make it? What talent!!!! I love it :yes: :hug2:

Deb
30-07-2010, 12:34 PM
If you'd like to send it to me along with some Thorntons, I certainly wouldn't mind :tongue:

Oh! I was wondering if I could send you money to get another Betty's bag? Mom's best friend is named Betty and she thinks it would be a hoot to give her a bag.


Hey Johnie, of course! Anything for you!! :D

Next time I'm at Betty's I'll get a bag, and I will get a Richmond one too (Thornton's may sneak in ;)

By the way.....I am still patiently waiting for mine but I'm sure it will turn up :yes:

lozzy
30-07-2010, 02:46 PM
Laura I found it!!! It must have fell out of the box and my naughty dog brought it to his basket of toys lol!!!! It's beautiful, did you make it? What talent!!!! I love it :yes: :hug2:

Oh I am so glad you found it,:wiggle: yes I made it myself.

Johnie
30-07-2010, 03:49 PM
Hey Johnie, of course! Anything for you!! :D

Next time I'm at Betty's I'll get a bag, and I will get a Richmond one too (Thornton's may sneak in ;)

By the way.....I am still patiently waiting for mine but I'm sure it will turn up :yes:

Thanks for your patience. Yours was sent this week :yes:

Thank you!! :hug2:

Deb
31-07-2010, 06:19 AM
Thanks for your patience. Yours was sent this week :yes:

Thank you!! :hug2:

Oh, I wasn't bothered at waiting, I just realised I hadn't mentioned it to the official bag exchange organiser :D

Lisa1976
31-07-2010, 07:41 AM
I hope mine gets to its recipient soon, although I forgot to tell them who it was from, hahaha

Deb
09-08-2010, 10:10 AM
Yayyyyy!!!! I got mine from Beccaberry, thanks hun! :hug2:

I got a gorgeous laminated bright pink and lime green flowery swirly bag which is soooooo girly! And a 6-bottle wine carrier from Killington Wine Festival which will see a LOT of use - you know me so well Becca!! :D

Lisa1976
09-08-2010, 12:02 PM
Hmmm, i haven't heard that mine has been received either. Has anyone received anything that didn't say who it was from!?!?! Stupidly I forgot to put who it was from :(

Beccaberry
09-08-2010, 02:05 PM
Lisa, not sure if I'm your gal, but I received this ADORABLE bag and some yummy sweets in the mail...but no note :) Since no one has stepped up, I'm wondering if it was you?

Whomever it's from, it's PERFECT!!! Pink is my favorite color, and I LOVE LOVE LOVE the little bow!

Beccaberry
09-08-2010, 02:08 PM
Yayyyyy!!!! I got mine from Beccaberry, thanks hun! :hug2:

I got a gorgeous laminated bright pink and lime green flowery swirly bag which is soooooo girly! And a 6-bottle wine carrier from Killington Wine Festival which will see a LOT of use - you know me so well Becca!! :D

YAYAYAY!! :bounce: I'm so pleased you received them! I love the laminated bags because they're so sturdy (and you can just wipe them down with a cloth if they get dirty!) They are great for the beach, btw!

So so so sorry it took me so long to get them in the post, though :sorry:

Lisa1976
09-08-2010, 03:41 PM
It was me!!!!!!!!! So glad you got it ok Becca :thumbsup:

Beccaberry
09-08-2010, 04:23 PM
YAYAY!!! Yes, I did!! And I LOVE it!!!! Thank you so much!