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November 3, 2012


Erin Schrader

It appears it is that time of the month.
The time you find out who you are swapping ornaments with.
Special thank you to Jessah for putting this WHOLE thing together.
I do not even want to think about the amount of time invested in this.
If you had signed up for the ornament swap way back when, this is the post for you.
Read on swappers. 

Happy November!
The ornament swap matches are here. 
Thanks so much to everyone who signed up for this swap
Almost 200 swappers are joining in the fun.
Also, a special thank you to Erin at Living in Yellow for co-hosting with me.
Love ya, girl!
But first comes first. 
The winner of the coveted Pier One zebra ornament goes to (drum roll, please)….
Jenn at Perfectly Imperfect
Please take a quick refresher read on how this swap works before I announce the matches. 
We are currently on step 3.

Step 3. Get your match. 
On Thursday, November 1st, we will post the swap matches. You will contact the blogger you’re buying for via their blog, email, twitter, facebook, etc. to get their address.

*If you are not contacted by the blogger that is assigned to send to you by Monday, 11/5, please reach out to them.

Step 4. Shop and Mail. 
On or before November 12th, purchase and mail your ornament. This means your ornament should be en route to its recipient NO LATER THAN the 12th
Step 5. Receive & Blog about your ornament! 
This is the fun part! Blog, Instagram, Tweet your Ornament Swapping Adventure. Be sure and use #ornamentswap on Instagram & Twitter so other Swappers can find you! 
Step 6. Link up! 
We will be hosting a Linky Party on December 1st for those of you bloggers that want to link up your posts! (This gives you plenty of time to make sure your ornament arrives & recap your adventures.) 
And a few more things you should know. 
1. You should spend between $4-$14 on your ornament. 
2. Ornaments should be new, as no one wants any “gently used” tree decorations. 
3. The ornament you purchase should be something fun, quirky, or beautiful that you’d like to receive and that you will be proud of when it is associated with you and your blog. 
4. You can purchase ornaments from anywhere. Like these handmades from Etsy or unique ornaments from Pier One or Target.
5. You will not be sending and receiving to the same person. Technically you aren’t “swapping”, more like a daisy chain of ornaments will be flying through the skies via the postal service. You will send to one person and receive from someone else. This way you get to know at least two people! 
6. Be sure to package your ornament in bubble wrap to ensure it arrives safely. Getting a broken ornament is no fun at all. 
7. Please do not sign up unless you are 100% sure you can fulfill the swap requirements, we would hate for someone to sign up and not participate.

Here’s the synopsis: 
Get your assignment. 
Contact your match. 
Send/receive an ornament. 
Blog about it. 
Link up.

Without further ado, here are the ornament swap matches…
Life the Wifestyle sends to My Three Bittles
My three Bittles sends to The Charming
The Charming sends to Lipgloss & Crayons
Lipgloss & Crayons sends to Hope Squared
Hope Squared sends to Living in Yellow
Living in Yellow sends to Perception is Everything
Perception is Everything sends to Dreaming of Dimples
Dreaming of Dimples sends to Jayme at Her Late Night Cravings
Jayme at Her Late Night Cravings sends to Perfectly Imperfect
Perfectly Imperfect sends to Blended with Love
Blended with Love sends to Messy Dirty Hair
Messy Dirty Hair sends to Travel Babbles
Travel Babbles sends to Our Reflection
Our Reflection sends to Pink on the Cheek
Pink on the Cheek sends to You are the Roots
You are the Roots sends to A Crazy Walk on the Safe Side
A Crazy Walk on the Safe Side sends to Mendi at Her Late Night Cravings
Mendi at Her Late Night Cravings sends to Sami’s Shenanigans
Sami’s Shenanigans sends to Then I Got to Thinking
Then I Got to Thinking sends to Tales of a 20 Something
Tales of a 20 Something sends to Designed to Love
Designed to Love sends to Southern Glamorista
Southern Glamorista sends to Here and Now
Here and Now sends to Living the Wifestyle
Suburban Blender sends to The Carolina Country Girl
The Carolina Country Girl sends to Being Bailey J
Being Bailey J sends to Our Walter Life
Our Walter Life sends to Wifey Notes
Wifey Notes sends to Mavy May Designs
Mavy May Designs sends to Purrincup
Purrincup sends to For the Record
For the Records sends to Faster than Forever
Faster than Forever sends to Secrets of a Sweet Southern Girl
 Secrets of a Sweet Southern Girl sends to Dawn’s Disaster
Dawn’s Disaster sends to Case Study
Case Study sends to Pocket Full of Lovelies
Pocket Full of Lovelies sends to Life Oceanside
Life Oceanside sends to Rains Rantings
Rains Rantings sends to Eight Six Eleven
Eight Six Eleven sends to It’s a Blonde Life
It’s a Blonde Life sends to My Bag of Sunshine
My Bag of Sunshine sends to Running on Empty
Running on Empty sends to Grid Iron Lipstick

Grid Iron Lipstick sends to Beeautiful Blessings
Beeautiful Blessings sends to A Fresh Start on a Budget 

A Fresh Start on a Budget sends to College Nanny Chronicles
College Nanny Chronicles sends to The Mrs and the Momma
The Mrs and the Momma sends to Carolina Fireflies
Carolina Fireflies sends to Sincerely Leslie
Sincerely Leslie sends to Life is Amayesing 
Life is Amayesing sends to Libby’s Life
Libby’s Life sends to Domesticability
Domesticability sends to Delightfully Dunn
Delightfully Dunn sends to Procrastinating in Pink
Procrastinating in Pink sends to Scribble and Dash
Scribble and Dash sends to Chronicles of Chaos
Chronicles of Chaos sends to Michmash
Michmash sends to Living in PDX
Living in PDX sends to Sunkissed with a Twist 
Sunkissed with a Twist sends to My Way of Life
My Way of Life sends to Pamela’s Place
Pamela’s Place sends to The Sunshine Diary
The Sunshine Diary sends to 3 Oh 1 Grace Street
3 Oh 1 Grace Street sends to At Home with Mrs H
At Home with Mrs H sends to Confessions of a Red Headed Mama
Confessions of a Red Headed Mama sends to Family Darr
Family Darr sends to Dandelions and Daffodils 
Dandelions and Daffodils sends to A Brew of Blessings
A Brew of Blessings sends to Rays of Purple
Rays of Purple sends to Live in my Heart
Live in my Heart sends to Mine to Live 
Mine to Live sends to Girl on a Mission to Lose the Cushion
Girl on a Mission to Lose the Cushion sends to Satisfaction through Christ 
Satisfaction through Christ sends to Oh Slow Down
Oh Slow Down sends to Adventures of Mrs. Janney
Adventures of Mrs. Janney sends to Kaitlin Leighs
Kaitlin Leighs sends to Someday Sunday
Someday Sunday sends to Loveliness of Life
Loveliness of Life sends to Suburban Blender
Hoodwinked sends to Little Red Owl
Little Red Owl sends to Simply Lovely Things
Simply Lovely Things sends to Lovefullys
Lovefullys sends to A Mess of Beautiful Chaos
A Mess of Beautiful Chaos sends to Ashley at Sisters in NYC
Ashley at Sisters in NYC sends to Growing Griswolds
Growing Griswolds sends to Onederland or Bust 
Onederland or Bust sends to Simply Southern
Simply Southern sends to Feeling Bloggy
Feeling Bloggy sends to Bold Butter Baby
Bold Butter Baby sends to From Mizzou to Missoula
From Mizzou to Missoula sends to A Coffee Break with Brittany
 A Coffee Break with Brittany sends to Hair Bows and Blue Jeans 
Hair Bows and Blue Jeans sends to The Sweet Life
The Sweet Life sends to Living a Charmed Life
Living a Charmed Life sends to Ellie Love 
Ellie Love sends to Trippin’ my Trigger
Trippin’ my Trigger sends to Chubby Cheeks 
Chubby Cheeks sends to The Carrie Gland
The Carrie Gland sends to Cardio & Cocktails 
Cardio & Cocktails sends to The Me and Mine Book
The Me and Mine Book sends to Solemn Sound
Solemn Sound sends to Take a Walk with Me
Take a Walk with Me sends to Join me for a Journey 
Join me for a Journey sends to Finding Joy in the Journey
Finding Joy in the Journey sends to Living in Neverland
Living in Neverland sends to One Day at a Time
One Day at a Time sends to Emily’s Adventures
Emily’s Adventures sends to Cali Land Chic
Cali Land Chic sends to House Girl Haley
House Girl Haley sends to Penguins Pasta Polka Dots

Penguins Pasta Polka Dots sends to Flamingos in Raincoats
Flamingos in Raincoats sends to Live a Little
Live a Little sends to A Little Bit of Hope in My Pocket
A Little Bit of Hope in My Pocket sends to The Mosbys in China
The Mosbys in China sends to She’s Got Hearts
She’s Got Hearts sends to Messy Hair and Cowboy Boots
Messy Hair and Cowboy Boots sends to Life as I know It

Life as I know It sends to Our Forever and Always
Our Forever and Always sends to Squishy Cheeks and Cupcakes
Squishy Cheeks and Cupcakes sends to Eat Pray Love Coffee
Eat Pray Love Coffee sends to Jenna’s Lovely Life
Jenna’s Lovely Life sends to Boogies and Boo Boos
Boogies and Boo Boos sends to Flower City Fashionista 
Flower City Fashionista sends to A Full Cup of Life
A Full Cup of Life sends to Rose Rambling
Rose Rambling sends to Cupcakes and Bling
Cupcakes and Bling sends to Elephant Ears
Elephant Ears sends to Heart Like Mine
Heart Like Mine sends to Unwritten
Unwritten sends to Typical Kim
Typical Kim sends to This Radiant Life
This Radiant Life sends to Young and Southern
Young and Southern sends to Husband, Wife, Blessed Life
Husband, Wife, Blessed Life sends to Rare Nonsense
Rare Nonsense sends to Ever Sincerely
Ever Sincerely sends to Scatterbrained
Scatterbrained sends to Lauren Croswell
Lauren Croswell sends to Letters from LaLa
Letters from LaLa sends to Simply Beautiful 
Simply Beautiful sends to Calm Cool and Collective 
Calm Cool and Collective sends to Life as Lindsay
Life as Lindsay sends to Lily and Grace 
Lily and Grace sends to Style Ala Mode
Style Ala Mode sends to Waiting for Baby
Waiting for Baby sends to Little Bit of Class Little Bit of Sass
Little Bit of Class Little Bit of Sass sends to Local at Last 
Local at Last sends to Finding Michelina
Finding Michelina sends to A Vida e Boa
 A Vida e Boa sends to Hey It’s Mishi
Hey It’s Mishi sends to Art of Being Happy
Art of Being Happy sends to Liberty Belles
Liberty Belles sends to My Fancy Life
My Fancy Life sends to Beyond My Wildest Dreams
Beyond My Wildest Dreams sends to A Beautiful Mess
A Beautiful Mess sends to See Taste Love 
See Taste Love sends to Tasty Sweet 
Tasty Sweet sends to Sarah’s Doodles 
Sarah’s Doodles sends to Sureye
Sureye sends to Call Me Shannon
Call Me Shannon sends to Polish and Sugar
Polish and Sugar sends to Life Captured
Life Captured sends to Shelby at Sisters in NYC
Shelby at Sisters in NYC sends to Ice Cream to Belly Rings
Ice Cream to Belly Rings sends to Two Cats & Chloe
Two Cats & Chloe sends to Peace It All Together
Peace It All Together sends to Inspired Kreations
Inspired Kreations sends to All the Glitters
All That Glitters sends to Becoming Fabulous
Becoming Fabulous sends to Lantz Army of 5
Lantz Army of 5 sends to The Domestic Doozie
The Domestic Doozie sends to Bella in Bindyland
Bella in Bindyland sends to Beyond the Stoop
Beyond the Stoop sends to In Every Little Moment
In Every Little Moment sends to Bmore Girlie
Bmore Girlie sends to Just Another Mummy
Just Another Mummy sends to The DeFords
The DeFords sends to My Dark Cover Pantry
My Dark Cover Pantry sends to Just What Jess is Up To
Just What Jess is Up To sends to Domestic Diva in Training
Domestic Diva in Training sends to I’m Probably Crazy
I’m Probably Crazy sends to Feisty Family
Feisty Family sends to Created by SK
Created by SK sends to Raise a Little Cain
Raise a Little Cain sends to Redirected Dreams
Redirected Dreams sends to Let Me See You Sparkle
 Let Me See You Sparkle sends to Geaux Girlie
Geaux Girlie sends to This Little Light
This Little Light sends to Happy Healthy Nourished 
Happy Healthy Nourished sends to Femme Frugality
Femme Frugality sends to Confessions of the Domestically Impaired
Confessions of the Domestically Impaired sends to The Chaos I Call Life
The Chaos I Call Life sends to Happiness Taylor Made
Happiness is Taylor Made sends to From Petri Dish to Pregnancy 
From Petri Dish to Pregnancy sends to Living Pretty
Living Pretty sends to Just Add a Little Cinnamon
Just Add a Little Cinnamon sends to Hoodwinked
*Please let us know if you signed up but do not see your name on this list. Also, inform us if you do not receive your ornament. We want to make sure that anyone who signs up but doesn’t fulfill their commitment is banned from future swaps.

It will be fun to see all of the festive ornaments.
Happy Swapping!

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