Monday, December 9, 2013

Ornament Exchange Goodies!



I was very excited to join in with Vicky from Life On Willie Mae Lane for her ornament exchange.
I received mine shortly after I broke my knee so it really lifted my spirits when I got my box. I couldn't wait to open it and see what I got!

It was from a lady in Colorado, Dee Ann. I believe she is the grandmother of Stephanie from The Enchanting Rose. While not having her own blog, she wanted to be a part of the fun. I'm so glad she did! She sent me the sweetest note along with my well-wrapped ornaments. Thank you Dee Ann - they arrived safely and I just love them!

First off, was this adorable moose family. Check out the antlers! Perfect for my rustic, woodland theme.


Next, securely wrapped in bubble wrap, was an adorable glass ornament with  sledding reindeer inside. It is so cute! I nestled it and the moose into the greenery on my entry table - I wanted them both to be seen right away!

The last item in my box was the cutest wooden bowl ever! Dee Ann knew from my answers, I collect snowmen so she picked this out for me. I just love it! It, too, is on my entry table as it says "Welcome"!


The nice thing is, it can stay out for the rest of Winter and will make me smile even when the days are dreary!


Sadly, I didn't get the moose in this next picture…they are on the other end of the table…obviously I didn't do too well taking this picture either…it's all blurry…sorry about that.



I was excited to learn I had Vicky's name. She was fun to create for and has said the nicest things. Plus she got a special gift from Donna as a thank you for hosting the exchange. :o)  Be sure to hop over and check out all the amazing ornaments and gifts everyone has received. Go here.

Thank you so much, Vicky! This was so much fun to participate in and I can't wait to be a part of it next year!

Hugs and blessings,
Cecilia

20 comments:

  1. Wow! That moose family is awesome. The reindeer ornament and snowman bowl are so adorable. This exchange has been sooo much fun!

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    1. I know, right? :) can't wait to do it again!

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  2. What perfect ornaments for you and your tree! That bowl is adorable! This exchange was so much fun!!

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    1. Hi Linda! Yes it was great fun. Love seeing everyone's ornaments

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  3. Wow, I just love the ornaments my dear Grandmother sent you :) And the bowl is simply wonderful! I hope your Monday is off to a great start and may you enjoy this beautiful Christmas season.

    Happily following you now :) Hugs and blessings

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    1. I do too, they are perfect! So glad she joined in on the fun.

      Thanks for the follow - i already follow you! :)
      Hugs/blessings back!

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  4. Cecelia- It looks like she got that just right for you. I love it and I know you do, too! Perfect for your hall table- xo Diana

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  5. Wow...Dee Ann did a wonderful job picking out just the right things for you...:) I love the moose family and the bowl is perfect for an entry table. Seems that several of us love snowmen! I just love it and am so glad you participated! Looking forward to next year...blessings, Vicky

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    1. I'm going to enjoy these for a long time!

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  6. Cecelia it looks like Dee Ann definitely picked out things with you in mind. Everything seems to fit perfectly into your decor. It would be hard to pick out a favorite...they are all so nice. It sounds like you enjoyed the ornament exchange as much as I did...it was not only fun, it was a blessing! So Happy that Vicky came up with the idea and hosted it for us.
    Enjoy the rest of your Christmas Season...
    Blessings!
    Geneva

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    1. Thanks Geneva! Yes, I really did enjoy it and am so glad Vicky came up with the idea. Been checking back so I can see what everyone else got too. I'm glad you stopped by. Enjoy the rest of your Christmas Season too!
      C

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  7. WOW! I love all the great things you received.

    I enjoyed doing this swap and will sign up again next year for sure.

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  8. Beautiful in deed! Hello Cecelia, I am Stephanie's mother, Dee Ann's daughter. I too was a part of this wonderful exchange though I do not have a blog either. I have met some lovely ladies through my daughters blog. I must come and visit you again.

    Marry Christmas to you and your loved ones. Debbie

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    1. Hello, Debbie. I'm so glad you stopped by to visit. I'm also glad you and your mother joined in on the fun. I enjoy Stephanie's blog too.

      A very Merry Christmas to you and your family!
      Cecilia

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  9. Moose decorations?! Huuummmm...I think I know somebody that would be perfect for ;). LOL

    Ornament exchanges are indeed so much fun Cecilia. We did it one year many moons ago on a discussion board I was active on and the ornaments will forever hold special meaning for me, as I'm sure yours will as well.

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    1. So Doreen, are you telling me you like moose? Or is it your husband? I have a friend who would probably beg me for it...lol. It was a lot of fun! And yes, they will always be special.
      Hugs,
      Cecilia

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  10. This ornament exchange was really fun, wasn't it?

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