Monday, November 5, 2012

A Long Time Coming

I finally have it.
A package mailed from California on July 16th 
by Sharon at A Fanciful Life.
 At the end of June, I left a comment on one of Sharon's posts about how I had yet to see an Artful Blogging magazine.  She graciously offered to send me one of her older issues.  This one just happens to be from Nov-Dec-Jan 2011 so I would say it arrived right on time.
She also included a card made from her one of her lovely photos.
And lots of tags, stickers and postcards.

Thanks so much for your generosity, Sharon.
I will enjoying reading the magazine.
And using all the extras, too.

Best wishes and blessings, 

34 comments:

oldthings said...

What a lovely surprise ! I can imagine your happy when you opened
it !I am sure that you find a lovely way to use your cards !
Olympia

La Tea Dah said...

What a beautiful package --- and SO long to get to you! You will savor it even more as a result...

Little Treasures said...

Well, it seems it was worth the wait, wasn't it? Do share some treasures from the magazine!!

Daydream Living said...

Hi Tammy!
Wow, that was a long wait, but worth it so to see! I'm on my way to bed, but had some minutes so I visit some blogs, so so behind in blogland but alas, can't do it all.
Loved that November gratitude post btw, great one. Hope to have more time soon, to catch up, in the mean time, take care, hugs from us all (the girls still know who you are, like you are a famous person, too cute!) sleep well,
Maureen x

Yesteryear Embroideries said...

What a wondeful surprise. You will truly love the magazine!

Dagmar said...

How sweet, but the good news is you got it! ❤

Cozy Little House said...

Wow! It takes that long for things to get there by mail?
Brenda

by Teresa said...

Oh my.. I'd *LOVE* to see that magazine! And what treasures and treats she added, you are a lucky girls.
((hugs)), Teresa :-)

girlunwinding said...

What a great package. Nice to be surprised that way, isn't it. Those are some really cute tags and yes, I would say the timing was perfect!
~Dawn

Helen Philipps said...

Gorgeous package and well worth waiting for!! Just makes me realise how quick my little parcel was in getting to you from the UK though!
Enjoy your new magazine, Tammy :)
Helen x

Marilyn said...

so when you say "snail mail"...you MEAN it...but at least you got it and can now enjoy the gift...that's what counts!!
Have a good week ... :)
M

Debi Y. said...

What a nice gift - enjoy. :)

Kelly_Deal said...

What a wonderful surprise Tammy!

koralee said...

Oh yes..mail from Canada takes forever too...but you got it and it looks lovely! Enjoy. Have a great week.

Diane said...

What a wonderful surprise. I think you'll enjoy that mag. Diane

Phyllis said...

Good golly - it must have been walked over by foot!

Now you're just gonna have to keep track of how you made that last little stone cover. It's the prettiest one yet and I need you to get me started on one

I'm blog hopping tonight after working on my barn project all afternoon and came across a cool crochet site that you might like.
http://www.torredavorio.site50.net/

Have a good week :)

Wanda said...

What a nice surprise, and certainly worth the wait.

The blogging magazines are really amazing.

Wanda said...

What a nice surprise, and certainly worth the wait.

The blogging magazines are really amazing.

Catherine said...

What beautiful mail to receive. Enjoy perusing through your magazine:) x

Mariette VandenMunckhof-Vedder said...

Dearest Tammy,
That is incredible for taking 3½ months to arrive in the mail... My goodness. BUT you got it and that is a joy in itself. There are such nice bloggers.
Hugs to you and enjoy a great week.
Mariette

Julia - "Vintage with Laces" said...

Now this can really be called snail mail. I'm happy for you that it finally arrived, Tammy. You both must have thought it had gotten lost.
Have a great day!
Hugs,
Julia

Tammy's in Love said...

My husband works for the US Post Office, I take it for granted until I read a post like yours...I mailed a post card from the Bahamas in March, it arrived in the US in July! Goodness sakes, a good thing you have email to talk to us!

Tanna at The Brick Street Bungalow said...

What a wonderful surprise to have arive "just in time". ;) It always amazes me how long the mail takes... and I fuss about ours! Enjoy!! blessings ~ tanna

Elna said...

What a lovely gift from a blog friend.

Hugs

val said...

wow! What a great surprise!!!!

Jan said...

Yikes....that took awhile, huh? But SO worth it! Look at all the goodies you have there and magazines to read on the weekend in your jammies. I bet you are a happy girl.

LOVE the new look of your blog...fresh and easy to read.

It's sunny here and going to be 65. This is NOT usual for here, but we'll take it. But it HAS to snow sometime, right?
Hugs
Jan
xoxoxoxo

Hindustanka said...

happy for you, Tammy! Enjoy the treasures! I guess I shall expect a parcel sent to me in September, to come by...Feb?!anyway, I hope it arrives.
have a great day! Anna

Melissa said...

I've never heard of a blogging magazine. How sweet of Sharon to send you one...and all the way from California.

Enjoy!
Melissa

Vicki said...

Worth the wait for sure! Hope all is well.

Melanie said...

Can't believe it took that long for mail to reach you! Is that typical? Hope you enjoy it...I love looking through that magazine when I'm at Barnes and Noble.

Sheila R - Blessed and Distressed said...

What a fun surprise... didn't realize that it took so long to get to you. Wishing you a great week.

Catherine said...

That was a gift worth waiting for indeed! I love the Artful Blogging magazines. Blog friends are just the best aren't they?
Happy Thursday Tammy!
xo Catherine

Sam I Am...... said...

What a wonderful surprise! Don't we all love them? The tags and pictures are just so joyful and pretty. What fun you will have using them. Happy Days!

vicki said...

Tammy-- it's always so wonderful when the mailman brings a little surprise!! I know you are so appreciative of your gifts--enjoy!
Vicki

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