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I got another package in the maaaail! Although it’s not the one I’ve been most pining over, my plucky order 😦 When will you get here?!?! I want to squish you 😦

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What I actually received is the adorable owl stitch markers, which I am in love with! So it’s okay 😀 They are from Hide and sheep, a really cool etsy store with tons of stuff. If you want row counters or stitch markers with I’s and D’s to let you know when to increase and decrease, check her out! I’m kind of regretting not looking at her shop more carefully before ordering these ones!

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I bought these to reward myself for completing the first week of my running program. Sadly, a month later, I’m still on week 2! Urgh. BUT, I did do a run yesterday and I’m trying really hard to be back on track.

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I love the way these were packages!! First, it’s always nice to get candies in the mail 🙂 Which is something a lot of etsy sellers do! I appreciate the touch. Also, the little tin! How cute / handy!! And each in their little bags too. It’s just such a nice attention to detail that I REALLY appreciate! Beautifully done. (the red stitch marker did not come with it, there was a sixth owl who is already living in my current WIP)

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Don’t you love them!? I don’t know if you can tell by the blog title or my rav username, owlmazing, but i LOVE owls. My house is full of them. So these…I’m obsessed with. I think they look like barn owls. Yeah, I’m thinking about it that deeply. They actually remind me of the photo that is the month of march in my owl calendar.

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I love the stitch markers and this photo!

I’m glad to have them to cheer me up because I have an exam today! Blech. But then my French classes are OVER until September, scooore. I hope everyone has a fantabulous Tuesday and now it’s time for me to go study…

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Mail Bag

Today I headed to the post office on my way home from work sick (its 1 minute from my house) to pick up a package. I have a few things on the way (i always do) so it was a surprise as to what it would be.

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of course I saw the return address being Fresh Stiches and knew EXACTLY who was waiting inside the package.

SHERWIN!!!

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The adorable alpaca plushie hand made by Stacey Trock! AKA my most favorite crocheter ever (sorry ya’ll, but I just don’t know many! 😉 )

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I can’t crochet to save my life so I was happy to adopt this little fella. He’s sooo cute ^.^ The perfect thing to cheer me up on a day I feel like total garbagio.

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Hehehehe. ❤ it’s love.

I also got a really special letter, too.

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If you’ve never heard of mother bear, where are you hiding? It’s a project that has knitters and crocheters making bears to give to children who are affected in some way by the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Africa. You need to get the pattern in the mail, so this is mine! I’m excited to do a bit of charitable knitting in the future, and I think this is a touching cause.

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❤ needless to say, I love my mailbox today. and when i got home, there was ANOTHER missed delivery slip. Wonder what it will be tomorrow!

http://www.motherbearproject.org/

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i love getting packages in the mail. LOVE.

This is why I have an addiction to etsy. Before I got back into knitting it was clothes… I NEED to have stuff coming to me in the mail! Otherwise why even check it? gosh. I just hate going to the box and thinking “hmm…what do i have coming? Nothing? AWWWWWWWWWW!” so I try to avoid that.

So of course I was VERY pleased when I saw there was a package in my box today! i like that the mailboxes in my apartment building are large enough that small flexible packages get delivered straight to there.

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I got…more self striping sock yarn! From Fireweed Yarns. Because you can never have enough. I want to wind this up into a cake soooo badly but I am trying to restrain myself. These are going to be plain old stockinette stripey socks.

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Oh my gosh, i suck! I left this post, and coming back two hours later, I have this to report:

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Uuuhh yeah I couldnt resist! And then…

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I love my larch but my eyes get color bored. This is fixing that. I’m going to try not to work on them TOO much but already the stripeyness is addictive. Completely and totally addictive. Yikes! better go start a new project page.