I got my package from Nix Kisses AGES ago (er, last week some time) but there was no gallery when I got it. Unfortunately, I live with three kids and a husband, and they tore into the goodies as soon as it arrived, so I've salvaged what I can for photos.
Sorry for having tons of photos, but this was a really gorgeous package and I had to show it off!
Two amazing bags, made of partially recycled materials! The one with Marilyn Monroe on the front has a clear vinyl pocket on the back with a Rancid sticker in it - to keep those London punks from hassling me.
The sequins on the other bag are magnificent, and so expertly applied. I've been carrying that one around whenever I don't have my kids with me (because it gets really heavy with my stuff and theirs).
Junk food! The Nutty Bars box wasn't empty when we got it, I promise. But it was in the house for just over 24 hours before becoming empty. There was also a bag of candies, most notably of which were the Andes mints, which I adore but haven't been able to find a suitable substitute in England. There were bunches of awesome Mexican confections in there, too. The bag was a lot fuller at first. Now it's mostly empty wrappers. She sent several Clif bars, too, but unfortunately they disappeared into tummies long ago. There's also a mix CD of American music local to my partner's area, an American flag-themed bow, a packet of adorable bee tissues, and a giant bar of Ghiradelli chocolate for baking some of the recipes she sent.
Really awesome Confederate money (two packs of it!), which I'm picturing in some great future projects, a bag of assorted beads, a totally awesome Doughboy patch, a Grow Your Own Poodle (I'm American and I've never even seen some of this stuff!) and some gorgeous pendants.
Loverly fabric and ric-rac! The middle one is oranges!
She also sent TONS of recipes - we're both vegetarians, so she sent a bunch of vegetarian recipes and some for desserts. And random magazine clippings, which I LOVED! She attached cute little Post-It notes to everything explaining it all. It was better than Christmas. Anyway, not pictured are some Mr. Man and Little Miss toys which my kids nearly tore each other apart over. I have three kids, she sent three toys (because Nix does her homework!), but they couldn't decide who got which toy. My awesome partner also sent a gift for my English friend who I dragged over half the country shopping for stuff for her! He's afraid of frogs, so she sent him a frog keychain, which he looked at and said "Well, at least it's not green. Are most of the frogs orange in America?" It was priceless. He wants to send her a box of Freddo Frogs now, since we couldn't find any before I sent her package.
This was absolutely the best swap package EVER! I'm so lucky to have such an awesome partner. If I've left anything out, Nix, please let me know - I want to make sure I mention everything you sent because so much thought went into all of it. I adore everything! Now that I've gotten pictures I can finally start USING the rest of the stuff!