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Title: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: barbolot on September 23, 2008 08:47:45 AM
Swap name:  Fill A Mug Swap Round 3
Craftster member who is organizing this swap:  barbolot
Sign-up date range:  9/23/08 - 10/07/08  (or until full!)
Date to send item by:  11/01/08 (extended!)

Limited to a certain number of people? (optional):  24

Restricted to people who all live in the same country? NO

Age requirement?  Anyone over 13

Swap Organizer himself/herself meets these conditions:
- Has fully read the Swap Info Guide: YES
- Has successfully completed two swaps as a participant: YES
- Is not organizing more than three swaps right now: YES
- Will recruit a co-organizer or give all details to a Swap Moderator if this swap has more than 25 participants: YES

Swap Organizer will check each participant to make sure they meet these conditions:
- Has been a member for at least one month: YES
- Has posted at least 15 times: YES
- Has completed one swap successfully before signing up for multiple swaps at a time: YES
- Is not currently signed up for more than five swaps: YES
- Does not have any negative feedback: YES
- Participant has agreed that he/she is at least 13 years old: YES


Details of swap:
Do you need your cuppa every morning, before you can even open your eyes?  Does your afternoon tea bring serenity and peace to your entire day?  Or does sipping your cocoa before bedtime make your day complete?  If so, this is the swap for you!  This swap is about all things that can be sipped and enjoyed from a mug! 

**You will be giving your partner a mug (handmade by you or store-bought) -- filled to the brim with your partner's favorite drink related goodies!
**You will be crafting 1 MEDIUM and 3 SMALL items for your partner.  Please discuss with your partner if you want to send more than this.  Please remember that there are 3 weeks for crafting.... plenty of time for the small number of items required.
**A small sample of your partner's favorite drink will be included.  Sending your local favorites and flavors are highly encouraged -- what a great way for your partner to learn about a new town/city/country -- yours!

Need some inspiration?  Here are links to a few previous (AWESOME!) galleries:
https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=236696.0 (https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=236696.0)
https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=200764.0 (https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=200764.0)
https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=220591.0 (https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=220591.0)

More ideas:
**handmade mug
**coasters
**mug cozy
**cup cozy

And any of the following could be coffee/tea/cocoa themed:
**tea towel
**jewelry
**t-shirt
**recipe cards
**stationery
**small journal
**craft supplies


IMPORTANT Swap Requirements:
**You must PM me and your partner when you send and when you receive.... that's all part of good communication.  Just posting sends/receives/photos in the gallery won't be considered notifying me or your partner.  I won't leave feedback until I hear from you via PM.
**If you are shipping late, you must PM me and your partner ASAP, and before the send out date.
**DCN's will be required.  If you are an international swapper, you MUST keep your shipping receipts.
**You must be able to take photos of your package.  If you cannot, please let your partner know ASAP, so they can take pictures before they send.
**I check PMs and update feedbacks in the evenings, so please bear with me.

Be sure to post in this thread at least once a week to foster good communication and to let me know that you're still alive and kicking.  And crafting.
Send any communication to the organizer with the subject Fill A Mug Swap.
NOTE: please PM your organizer barbolot for any swap communications after partners are issued.



If you want to participate, information to send to organizer:

QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:
Name of swap:  Fill A Mug Swap Round 3
Craftster username
Email address
Your real name
Mailing address including the country
Would you be willing to ship to an address outside your own country?
Confirm that are at least 13 years old (yes/no)

What types of drinks do you like?
What are your favorites?
What are your favorite flavors?
Do you want to try something new and different? (flavors, drinks, textures?)
What types of drinks/flavors don't you like?
What kind of crafted items would you like to receive?
Favorite colors, themes, quotes, textures?
Colors themes, quotes, textures you dislike?
Anything you would prefer not to receive?
What is your crafting level -- beginner, intermediate, expert?
What types of crafts do you plan to do?
Do you have any allergies? (food or environment)
Do you have any allergens in your home? (pets, smoke, etc.)
Do you have a digital camera/can you post pictures of what you receive?
Do you have a blog/wist/profile somewhere so your partner can stalk you?
Anything else you want your partner to know:

IF YOU WANT TO PARTICIPATE, REMEMBER TO SEND YOUR INFO TO ORGANIZER VIA PRIVATE MESSAGE AND NOT TO REPLY WITH IT HERE.

Also remember to read the Swap Info Guide (https://www.craftster.org/swapsinfo.html) to find out how to ship your item and other details about participating in a swap.

*********************************************

LIST OF PARTICIPANTS:

1.  nerdlover
2.  Kaissa
3.  barbolot
4.  goatgoddess
5.  t-dub
6.  littlebluegirl
7.  babalina58
8.  gerrijo
9.  chrsdx
10.  when_im_sixty4
11.  PetitMer
12.  poppyache
13.  kaishabackwards
14.  tyney123
15.  laideebugz -- welcome, swap newbie!  :)
16.  sprklgrl81
17.  RazorBladeSmile
18.  vdungan
19.  goodtimegirl
20.  Chloecat
21.  kitkat_pro
22.  pinklrt
23.  angrykittymeowmeow -- welcome, swap newbie! :)
24.  edenkitty

***************************************
PARTNERS:
blue = you sent
purple = you received (but haven't sent yet)
green  = sent & received
orange = sending late, with communication
strikethrough = got feedback
red  = PM organizer immediately!

angrykittymeowmeow <-----> edenkitty

poppyache <-----> tyney123

littlebluegirl <---- panda (angel) is sending to littlebluegirl <-----> gerrijo <---- barbolot (angel) is sending to gerrijo

kaishabackwards <-----> chloecat <--- macreede is an angel for chloecat

goatgoddess <-----> kitkat_pro

nerdlover <-----> pinklrt <--- Daniethanas is an angel for pinklrt

kaissa <-----> goodtimegirl

PetitMer <-----> babalina58

when_im_sixty4 <-----> t-dub

chrsdx <-----> vdungan

RazorBladeSmile <-----> sprklgrl81

barbolot <-----> laideebugz

Link to our gallery:  https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=274828.0


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: Daniethanas on September 23, 2008 09:46:53 AM
I really really want to do this one... but... I need to see how far I can get in crafting for the other two swaps I'm in before I can commit. If I can get ahead enough between now and the 7th, I'll probably sign my name to the list. This is a smaller swap, so hopefully I'll be able to do it...


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: goatgoddess on September 23, 2008 11:53:24 AM
how fun! will be sending in my info in a bit when I have time :)


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: Bolshy Walshy. on September 23, 2008 01:31:23 PM

Sign-up date range:  9/23/08 - 10/07/08  (or until full!)


If it's not full by the closing date for sign-ups, can I join on the 11th? I'll have been a member for a month then :)


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: Kaissa on September 23, 2008 03:50:12 PM
ooo this is really tempting.


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: barbolot on September 23, 2008 08:40:31 PM

Sign-up date range:  9/23/08 - 10/07/08  (or until full!)


If it's not full by the closing date for sign-ups, can I join on the 11th? I'll have been a member for a month then :)
Nooo, I'm so sorry!  :'(
But don't worry -- these are popular swaps, and there will be more in the future that you can join, I'm sure!  Although this particular one is "round 3" there have been many I <3 tea/coffee/cocoa swaps!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: TheSapphireMoon on September 24, 2008 05:43:38 AM
I'm only still full on swaps as the Fill a Box 9 has not been closed out on my profile yet...organizer has been under the weather, but is better now, so I hope to have it soon.  I also am just about ready to send on the IYP Craftster Cotillion so I hope to have more time as well :)  Funny, I was sipping the last bits of my coffee right now for the morning when I was reading this swap info  ;D  In my Hershey's Chocolate mug that I got from the thrift store....for .50....so I would have no issues finding a nifty one for this swap!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: nerdlover on September 24, 2008 12:02:07 PM
I'm only still full on swaps as the Fill a Box 9 has not been closed out on my profile yet...organizer has been under the weather, but is better now, so I hope to have it soon. 

I hope you get feedback in time. Would be funny if we were paired again since we were just partners in the Fill a Box 9  :P


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: TheSapphireMoon on September 24, 2008 06:29:28 PM
LOL!  That would be funny, nerdlover....BTW, have you sent my box out for Fill a Box 9 yet?  I can't wait to see what's in it!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: t-dub on September 24, 2008 08:58:53 PM
I did this swap already and enjoyed it so much!

Here I go, doing it again! ;D


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: crazy wazy on September 24, 2008 10:25:30 PM
This sounds like a fun swap! I love tea and cocoa! However, I already have so many mugs at home, I'm not sure if I want another one...


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: ademareej on September 25, 2008 07:06:16 AM
This sounds really fun...I'll have to see how much of my crafting backlog I can finish up in the next couple of days!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: Daniethanas on September 25, 2008 07:18:05 AM
This sounds really fun...I'll have to see how much of my crafting backlog I can finish up in the next couple of days!

I'm right there with you... I think I need to start taking some crafting to work with me, that's what I think needs to happen.

I will say though... I'm strongly considering using this swap to start tacking off my Christmas Gift list... :)


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: superhooker on September 25, 2008 03:42:38 PM
Is anybody interested in sending and recieving a travel mug?  I really need a travel mug (like the tall slim kind with a top).  I'm always having to share with my hubby.  (ew...cooties!)


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: littlebluegirl on September 26, 2008 07:24:57 AM
I did the I <3 Tea/Coffee/Cocoa swap a while ago and I was actually hoping a similar swap would come up, so this is perfect.


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: barbolot on September 26, 2008 08:04:09 AM
Is anybody interested in sending and recieving a travel mug?  I really need a travel mug (like the tall slim kind with a top).  I'm always having to share with my hubby.  (ew...cooties!)
I totally would!  I hinted, and then outright asked my hubby and kids for one, and they keep buying me regular mugs... which I love, don't get me wrong.  But when it comes time for a road trip, I'm nervously balancing a sloshing cup of hot liquids... not fun.  So... yes, that's a great idea!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: MommyTheMaid on September 26, 2008 09:35:48 AM
Is anybody interested in sending and recieving a travel mug?  I really need a travel mug (like the tall slim kind with a top).  I'm always having to share with my hubby.  (ew...cooties!)

I would be interested for sure!

I am pretty sure I will sign up for this one, someone help convince me?  The galleries are doing a pretty good job :D


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: babalina58 on September 26, 2008 09:44:59 AM
I would love to send a travel mug too...I hate the fact my hubby takes mine and leaves them at work and never to be seen again...GAH...I know Starbucks sells travelmugs you can do the inside yourself...I made one of these for the coasters anyone swap...Love them...you just remove the insert and decorate anyway you want to...


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: gerrijo on September 27, 2008 10:01:35 AM
Yay!  I am in the swap!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: babalina58 on September 27, 2008 06:16:24 PM
I am so excited...I got some _______ and _________ for my partner today. I was on a 250 mile morotcycle run. Oh my back side hurts but it was for a great cause and we had a great time..I just happend to see ___________ and _____ so not mater who my partners is they will enjoy it I hope...


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: Kaissa on September 28, 2008 10:06:27 AM
oo I'm getting anxious for partners already!!!  ;D


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: t-dub on September 28, 2008 10:13:01 AM
Come on lurkers - keep the sign ups coming!  :D


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: barbolot on September 28, 2008 04:19:29 PM
Any crafty ideas floating around in your head?  Let's inspire each other (and maybe a few of those lurkers so they'll join us!)

Or recipes....?
One of my favorite (and easiest) recipes is to add a teaspoon of pumpkin pie spice to my coffee grounds before brewing.... and once it's brewed, add some milk and sugar -- Now I have a pumpkin spice latte (and it didn't cost me $4.50!)


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: superhooker on September 28, 2008 04:56:01 PM
Oh, thats it...I'm freakng doing that right now...pumpkin spice coffee sounds so good! 

I like putting a couple of spoons of hot cocoa powder in to my brewed coffee...with a little milk and sugar...makes it mocha-y!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: Daniethanas on September 28, 2008 05:51:46 PM
Cinnamon in Hazelnut coffee with a little bit of sugar and your desired creamer. Mmmmm....


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: babalina58 on September 28, 2008 06:59:19 PM
coffee,is there anything better? well, chocolate but that is a different swap...it is not all about coffee..Your mug could be filled with soup stuff,  tea, coco, cider, oh so  many things

  I would love todo a soup mug for someone...oh how fun just intime for fall too..


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: TheSapphireMoon on September 28, 2008 07:20:05 PM
That sounds like a great idea!  I have a great recipe for soup I could include in it :)  This is really sounding like a fun swap, I do hope I have room for it...have a couple swaps that are finishing up soon and I will have open slots.


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: gerrijo on September 28, 2008 07:28:15 PM
Any crafty ideas floating around in your head?  Let's inspire each other (and maybe a few of those lurkers so they'll join us!)

Or recipes....?
One of my favorite (and easiest) recipes is to add a teaspoon of pumpkin pie spice to my coffee grounds before brewing.... and once it's brewed, add some milk and sugar -- Now I have a pumpkin spice latte (and it didn't cost me $4.50!)

You are a genius!!  I was just window drooling the other day at a starbucks for a pumpkin latte but just can't bring myself to spend that much on a cuppa coffee.  

I was thinking about using tea or coffee as a dye to tint some yarn or fabric, yum!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: t-dub on September 28, 2008 08:13:14 PM
What a great recipe! I will have to try that tomorrow morning!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: littlebluegirl on September 29, 2008 02:14:27 AM
Soup is a great idea.  I love cup-a-soups in veg and lentil (yay veggies!).  I'd love to know how to make gingerbread lattes.  Amaretto is amazing in hot chocolate (shame we can't send booze!)


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: superhooker on September 29, 2008 02:49:31 AM
Have you tried the amaretto flavored syrups? 

I worked at a coffee shop for a LONG time...its amazing how easy it is to make those drinks...I can't believe what they charge. 

You could probably make a gingerbread coffee with a little milk, some cinnamon, and nutmeg and sugar.  A latte would just have espresso, a lot of milk, and then those spices...  If you have an espresso maker, it is really pretty easy!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: chrsdx on September 29, 2008 05:15:33 AM
I just sent in my questionairre...I'm very excited about this swap....


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: Kaissa on September 29, 2008 08:05:07 AM
Any crafty ideas floating around in your head?  Let's inspire each other (and maybe a few of those lurkers so they'll join us!)

Or recipes....?
One of my favorite (and easiest) recipes is to add a teaspoon of pumpkin pie spice to my coffee grounds before brewing.... and once it's brewed, add some milk and sugar -- Now I have a pumpkin spice latte (and it didn't cost me $4.50!)

aw, I should have read this before I made my coffee! Tomorrow morning for sure!!

mmm.. I didn't even think about a soup mug! What a wonderful idea!


littlebluegirl - here's a recipe for gingerbread latte! http://www.recipezaar.com/107687
and here's a recipe that tell you how to make gingerbread syrup, so you can make the gingerbread latte! http://recipecircus.com/recipes/adraxlir/BEVERAGES/Starbucks_Gingerbread_Latte.html



Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: barbolot on September 29, 2008 08:50:22 AM
Any crafty ideas floating around in your head?  Let's inspire each other (and maybe a few of those lurkers so they'll join us!)

Or recipes....?
One of my favorite (and easiest) recipes is to add a teaspoon of pumpkin pie spice to my coffee grounds before brewing.... and once it's brewed, add some milk and sugar -- Now I have a pumpkin spice latte (and it didn't cost me $4.50!)

You are a genius!!  I was just window drooling the other day at a starbucks for a pumpkin latte but just can't bring myself to spend that much on a cuppa coffee.  

I was thinking about using tea or coffee as a dye to tint some yarn or fabric, yum!

lol!  I can't take credit for that recipe.... a couple of years ago when we still watched TV, my daughter was fascinated with cooking shows.... I overheard that tip on Rachel Ray's cooking show.  She also suggests putting a tablespoon of cocoa mixed in with the coffee grounds, and then you'll have a very smooth mocha -- no lumps!  It's really good, but the pumpkin spice is my all-time fave.

I love using tea and coffee stained fabrics -- great idea!
And I'm loving the soup ideas, too! 
Keep 'em coming!!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: t-dub on September 30, 2008 05:22:52 PM
wow, has this swap died?


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: chrsdx on September 30, 2008 05:39:22 PM
Just patiently waiting for partners....  I can't wait.   


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: littlebluegirl on September 30, 2008 06:13:48 PM



littlebluegirl - here's a recipe for gingerbread latte! http://www.recipezaar.com/107687
and here's a recipe that tell you how to make gingerbread syrup, so you can make the gingerbread latte! http://recipecircus.com/recipes/adraxlir/BEVERAGES/Starbucks_Gingerbread_Latte.html



Cheers.  Sadly, I don't have an espresso machine.  I wouldn't even know where to buy one! 


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: TheSapphireMoon on September 30, 2008 08:34:35 PM
wow, has this swap died?

I'm waiting for more swap slots to open up  :-\  I have 6 listed right now as I picked up to angel for one after I had already filled up.  I will be sending that one and my IYP one tomorrow, so should have feedback before these signups end...hopefully!  I promised myself (and a couple fellow Craftsters that asked) that I would open another round of the FOCR swap once I have my first available slot.


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: barbolot on September 30, 2008 10:16:52 PM
I hope this swap hasn't died yet!  It is filling a little slowly, but that's OK.... there will be coffee (and/or tea, cocoa, soup, etc.) in the end. ;)


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: gerrijo on October 01, 2008 01:58:13 PM
Well I am just too excited for my partner now! 

Come on people!  You know you want to join us!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: babalina58 on October 01, 2008 04:15:41 PM
I say to hell with the others ROTF...Close it with 12 and lets get to crafting ROTF..I want my parntner..DO you all see me rolling on the round and kicking and yelling I want my partner now Wahhhhh :'(

  Did it work  ;D


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: Daniethanas on October 01, 2008 05:52:26 PM
My class is kicking my backside, so I won't be able to do this swap. I'm super bummed. I'll be in the next round hopefully...


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: babalina58 on October 01, 2008 05:56:12 PM
Oh to heck with class...We will school you  ;D no really we are sad you cant join us


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: when_im_sixty4 on October 01, 2008 06:44:17 PM
Hey, everyone! I sent in my questionnaire- now I'm just crossing my fingers, hoping for acceptance (please love me! heehee)  :P

I said once I got feedback on my current swap I was going to wait awhile before my next swap, then I saw this one and my eyes bugged out, kinda like this:  :o

Hot drinks? Tea and Cocoa? Apple Cider?!? I am so there!!!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: MommyTheMaid on October 02, 2008 03:47:00 PM
I REALLY want to do this one but I have promised myself to get a lot done on my personal swap and my12 days swap before I signed up.  I want to make sure I ahvem ore than enough time to make an absolutley awesome package.  I am doing good so far so hopefully the signups will stay open a few more days and I will be able to join.  I am filling out the questioneer so that I can just pop it in last minute :D


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: babalina58 on October 02, 2008 04:00:54 PM
HELLO MOMMYtheMaid...It has been a while. I have to say I wore my apron tonight when I made dinner. It is my Chicken apron...WHen I cook chicken I ware that one...LOL...I was so thirilled when I won it in Craftydebs silly swap....I hope she will do on again the first of the year...That was super fun and I think I got the best swap :)

  I hope you join us ....Have you had your baby boy yet? Troy it is right??


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: when_im_sixty4 on October 02, 2008 06:11:41 PM
Hurray! My name is on the list  ;D  I'm so happy! But 5 more days until partners?!Aawww, I think I just made myself sad again. :-[

I'm also getting nervous- am I the only swapper signed up that isn't a coffee drinker? I love all the other hot yumminess (cocoa, teas, cider, even soups!) but I can't stomach coffee!  :P


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: babalina58 on October 02, 2008 06:50:07 PM
I would be happy to be your partner...I love coffee BUT I have a boat load of Coffee and tea stuff would love love love a soup mug and some great soups stuff...Hummm could I have just helped out our great swap org...LOL


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: t-dub on October 02, 2008 08:01:03 PM
I love coffee, but this time I asked for tea! I love tea in the afternoon and evening!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: goatgoddess on October 03, 2008 09:13:30 AM
Tea drinker here :)
I love the smell of coffee but can't get into the taste - I've tried.


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: Kaissa on October 03, 2008 12:32:48 PM
Hurray! My name is on the list  ;D  I'm so happy! But 5 more days until partners?!Aawww, I think I just made myself sad again. :-[

I'm also getting nervous- am I the only swapper signed up that isn't a coffee drinker? I love all the other hot yumminess (cocoa, teas, cider, even soups!) but I can't stomach coffee!  :P

i'm a coffee person, but I love everything else too - especially soup. mmmmmmm!!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: when_im_sixty4 on October 03, 2008 03:12:28 PM
Tea drinker here :)
I love the smell of coffee but can't get into the taste - I've tried.

 :o You're kidding me! That is word for word my usual reply when people ask if I like coffee- love the smell, hate the taste!! They always look at me like I'm crazy- but now I know I'm not the only one! Yay!! I have to admit, though- I always gaze wistfully at my friends' cuppas- How can something that smells that luxurious taste so awful?!  ::)  ;)  Give me some steamy tea with a touch of honey any day!

Babalina58- Nothing works better than hot soup to warm me up on a cold day! Mmmm- nutritious and delicious. LOL  :D


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: kaishabackwards on October 04, 2008 01:05:48 AM
I just sent in my Questionnaire!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: t-dub on October 04, 2008 08:43:32 AM
Tea drinker here :)
I love the smell of coffee but can't get into the taste - I've tried.
Isn't that funny - how the smell of coffee is nothing like how it tastes, at least in my opinion. I love the taste of coffee anyway, but I always have noticed that.


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: tyney123 on October 04, 2008 01:07:28 PM
Sent my questionaire in! Hope I'm accepted!

Sounds like a great idea

xxx


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: barbolot on October 04, 2008 03:42:33 PM
I'm also getting nervous- am I the only swapper signed up that isn't a coffee drinker? I love all the other hot yumminess (cocoa, teas, cider, even soups!) but I can't stomach coffee!  :P

There are a LOT of tea drinkers signed up!  I think there is a wide-range of likes and preferences, so it will be fun to see what people come up with.

Tea drinker here :)
I love the smell of coffee but can't get into the taste - I've tried.

LOL!  My hubby says the same thing!  He says coffee smells so good but tastes like dirt.... I say he's crazy.  ;)


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: laideebugz on October 04, 2008 06:30:26 PM
Just sent over my questions. Looking forward to my first swap here.  ;D


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: gerrijo on October 04, 2008 11:44:19 PM
So happy to see more people have come to the tea party  ;D


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: babalina58 on October 05, 2008 05:57:23 AM
;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D

 I can't wait for partners


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: tyney123 on October 05, 2008 08:05:40 AM
Looking forward to this! Hope we get enough people

xxx


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: babalina58 on October 05, 2008 11:40:38 AM
 OK just me...I never could understand why it is Swappers think you have to have more then 2 or 3 to swap...If you only have 3 then you send to each other in a diff way...I have done swaps where you and not sending to eachother...I LOVE THEM YOU GET A SEND  AND RECIEVE FROM PARTNER...so much fun and you get to chat  with more then one person...

  


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: RazorBladeSmile on October 05, 2008 01:00:37 PM
Yay, sent in my info  ;D


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: babalina58 on October 05, 2008 01:06:10 PM
Oh so thrilled to have you join us in this yummy super fun swap Razor....Ohhh cant wait for partners...Oh I wish I knew who my parner was already...We have the big Seafood Fest this weekend and tehy were selling all sorts of stuff for soup....Ohhh the waiting is killing me LOL....


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: poppyache on October 05, 2008 01:10:37 PM
Hey everyone! im in! can't wait for partners,

josie


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: barbolot on October 05, 2008 01:18:19 PM
Only 6 spots left!
If we fill up early, we'll get partners early... so recruit your friends! :)


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: babalina58 on October 05, 2008 02:04:35 PM
Hahaha Or sevral could get2 partners ROTFL...I would be game LOL...


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: RazorBladeSmile on October 05, 2008 02:31:33 PM
lol, I hope I get babalina58 as a partner ;D... You are a riot  :D


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: goodtimegirl on October 05, 2008 03:30:59 PM
I totally just sent in my questionnaire. I love anything in a mug, so this is perfect. I've also got some ideas/recipes ready to go.


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: babalina58 on October 05, 2008 04:33:27 PM
 Hehe...I try to be a good partner LOL..I have to say 2 of my most fave swaps a the fill a mug and Spa swaps...


My first swap I did not really understand how it worked It was my first 100.00+ swap LOL...I thought you had to make a bunch of stuff and buy several items that cost equal to the large, 2 med and 3 smalls...LOL...I think shipping was 30+ too...I did not mind but it sure was fun and she was a college girl who was a little homesick and sad sooo it was super fun....At that rate I was going to be a 1 swap every few months girl LOL...


;D ;D ;DOnly 5 spots left now ;D ;D ;D


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: RazorBladeSmile on October 05, 2008 09:01:04 PM
....At that rate I was going to be a 1 swap every few months girl LOL...

Addicting aren't they  :D.



Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: when_im_sixty4 on October 06, 2008 09:07:12 AM
....At that rate I was going to be a 1 swap every few months girl LOL...

Addicting aren't they  :D.



My first swap was in May- this is my 4th.  :D And I'm already keeping an eye on one that should start in Nov. LOL! My husband grumbles on occasion, but I think he actually likes it. Me crafting/swapping= more uninterrupted Warcraft time for him.  ;)


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: RazorBladeSmile on October 06, 2008 10:11:10 AM
....At that rate I was going to be a 1 swap every few months girl LOL...

Addicting aren't they :D.



My first swap was in May- this is my 4th.  :D And I'm already keeping an eye on one that should start in Nov. LOL! My husband grumbles on occasion, but I think he actually likes it. Me crafting/swapping= more uninterrupted Warcraft time for him.  ;)

 :D the boy does the same thing when I take him to the craft store...especially when I remember that I need something as we are headed towards the checkout isle.


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: vdungan on October 06, 2008 04:44:46 PM
I can't wait for this swap to start.  I love coffee, tea, hot choc, and collect coffee mugs this should be a lot of fun. 


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: pinklrt on October 06, 2008 06:07:43 PM
I just sent in my info.  ;D Sounds like a fun swap that should be pretty quick. Mmmmmm, coffee.


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: kitkat_pro on October 06, 2008 07:00:20 PM
MMMMmmmm TEA, lol. I sent my info and can't wait to get started.


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: RazorBladeSmile on October 06, 2008 10:37:21 PM
Come on partnersssss  ;D


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: classy broad on October 06, 2008 11:46:02 PM
Quote
:D the boy does the same thing when I take him to the craft store...especially when I remember that I need something as we are headed towards the checkout isle.

this is *totally* me!  :D

*xo...


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: angrykittymeowmeow on October 07, 2008 01:19:13 AM
Well, I'm taking the plunge.  This will be my first swap.  I'm moved, settled in, and ready!  Swaps look like so much fun, and this one seems pretty easy and low stress. 


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: barbolot on October 07, 2008 05:45:25 AM
Welcome, swap newbie! :)

Only 1 spot left!!!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: gerrijo on October 07, 2008 08:53:46 AM
Wow, our swap mug is almost full!  *yuk yuk yuk*

Sorry, couldn't help the bad joke  ;D


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: RazorBladeSmile on October 07, 2008 10:27:37 AM
 :D hehehe


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: t-dub on October 07, 2008 11:03:01 AM
Today is the last day peeps!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: when_im_sixty4 on October 07, 2008 01:23:38 PM
MMMMmmmm TEA, lol. I sent my info and can't wait to get started.


You sound like my kind of crafter  ;) Mmmmm, TEA. lol.

Well, I'm taking the plunge.  This will be my first swap.  I'm moved, settled in, and ready!  Swaps look like so much fun, and this one seems pretty easy and low stress. 

Welcome!! Hope you enjoy your first swap! They're so much fun and soooo addicting.  ;D


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: edenkitty on October 07, 2008 04:09:17 PM
OOooh! This is going to be fun! I love me some mugs!



Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: babalina58 on October 07, 2008 04:18:40 PM
OK...Totaly off topic but I have to share....I got my puppy yesterday..I had to drive about 700 miles to get him but he is sooooo squshie sweet...He is a French Bulldog...5 months and potty trained ROTFL...I think he is so freaking cute....

 DH wants to name him Ralphie after His fave movie ( shhhh it is a Christmas Story) and his fave comic form last comic standing Ralphie May....LOL....He looks like a Ralphie...


CRAFTY WORLD MEET RALPHIE


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: when_im_sixty4 on October 07, 2008 05:29:49 PM
Ahhh- cute squishy face  :D

So *ahem* partners tomorrow? *nudge nudge wink wink*


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: crochetedkitten on October 07, 2008 07:13:45 PM
I just PM'd the moderator with my questionnaire.  I hope I am not too late!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: t-dub on October 07, 2008 07:23:32 PM
I just PM'd the moderator with my questionnaire.  I hope I am not too late!

You may be the last spot! :)

And Ralphie should be our mascot! What a cutie!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS 9/23/08 - 10/07/08; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: Kaissa on October 07, 2008 07:39:44 PM
Yay! Partners are coming soon!! I am excited!

Ralphie! so very cute, I just want to pick him up and give him hugses!! French Bulldogs are adorable.


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: barbolot on October 07, 2008 08:35:19 PM
Yay!  We're all full!  I'm about to move this thread over to the Closed-but-Active board.... and partners will be up tomorrow afternoon!   :D


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: angrykittymeowmeow on October 07, 2008 09:22:17 PM
Beefing up my wists in anticipation. I think when filling out the questions at 4 AM, I may not have put very good information, much less information that made any sense lol


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: RazorBladeSmile on October 07, 2008 09:24:30 PM
Hooray!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: kaishabackwards on October 07, 2008 10:45:51 PM
Yay!  We're all full!  I'm about to move this thread over to the Closed-but-Active board.... and partners will be up tomorrow afternoon!   :D

Woohoo!  I can't wait for this to start!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: classy broad on October 07, 2008 10:56:20 PM
can't wait for partners! :)

*xo...


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: babalina58 on October 08, 2008 04:13:36 AM
I am so very excited...Partners today...hear my chant

partners partenrs partners partners partners


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: gerrijo on October 08, 2008 06:35:15 AM
I am so very excited...Partners today...hear my chant

partners partenrs partners partners partners

*chimes in with chant*

I feel like I should be banging some silverware on the table too.  Thanks barbolot for getting us our partners so quickly!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: crochetedkitten on October 08, 2008 12:50:37 PM
Since I PM'd too late, I am doomed to lurking on this swap until another Fill A Mug Swap is started.  (heavy sigh)


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: when_im_sixty4 on October 08, 2008 01:06:30 PM
I am so very excited...Partners today...hear my chant

partners partenrs partners partners partners

*chimes in with chant*

I feel like I should be banging some silverware on the table too.  Thanks barbolot for getting us our partners so quickly!

Have we already received partners? My inbox was empty  :-[  Think maybe I was skipped over? Or perhaps I've misunderstood...  ???


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: barbolot on October 08, 2008 01:30:27 PM
I am so very excited...Partners today...hear my chant

partners partenrs partners partners partners

*chimes in with chant*

I feel like I should be banging some silverware on the table too.  Thanks barbolot for getting us our partners so quickly!

Have we already received partners? My inbox was empty  :-[  Think maybe I was skipped over? Or perhaps I've misunderstood...  ???

Check again! :)  They just now went out.  So excited about this swap!!!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: t-dub on October 08, 2008 01:31:35 PM
when im 64:

I am so excited to be your partner! I love tea! :)


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: edenkitty on October 08, 2008 01:53:14 PM
Edenkitty and AngryKittyMeowMeow!

NIIIIIIICE!!!!! That's awesome! I'm so very excited!

WOOOOOOOOHOOOOOOO! I'd be dancing if I didn't have a cold!



Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: when_im_sixty4 on October 08, 2008 02:26:13 PM
I am so very excited...Partners today...hear my chant

partners partenrs partners partners partners

*chimes in with chant*

I feel like I should be banging some silverware on the table too.  Thanks barbolot for getting us our partners so quickly!

Have we already received partners? My inbox was empty  :-[  Think maybe I was skipped over? Or perhaps I've misunderstood...  ???

Check again! :)  They just now went out.  So excited about this swap!!!

::blushes:: Sorry- guess I got a little overexcited  ::)  Yay, partners!!!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: gerrijo on October 08, 2008 02:41:44 PM
Huzzah!  My partner is littlebluegirl!

Let the stalking begin!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: Chloecat on October 08, 2008 04:46:38 PM
Im very excited, im going mug shopping today. :D


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: angrykittymeowmeow on October 08, 2008 11:52:46 PM
The search for the perfect mug begins...  so many great mugs out there!

On a side note:  Supplies are on their way WOOOOO!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: babalina58 on October 09, 2008 06:16:45 AM
My search did not have to go far LOL...I got the perfact _________________ and ___________ ____________ the other day not knowing why but it was Fate I guess LOL...I am so thrilled with this and know my partner will be too....


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: tyney123 on October 09, 2008 01:10:03 PM
soo...many...ideas...head...may...explode


Heh
Great swap partner :D

xxx


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: laideebugz on October 09, 2008 03:41:02 PM
Received my partner and now Ima brainstorming.  ;D

Happy swapping everyone!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: Kaissa on October 09, 2008 09:16:22 PM
i just wist-stalked my partner and I have tons of ideas brewing!  We have similar tastes - this is going to be so much fun!!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: babalina58 on October 10, 2008 04:30:33 AM
I have 3 swaps going to the postoffice today...Yeah for the post office LOL...I am then going to this little tea shop to search for the perfact things I am looking for....Love that...I got the stuff yesterday to make a great ______ __________ and ____________ __________. I would bet I would be shipping by next friday as I have been blessed with the perfact partner and craft time.....Yeah for great organizers giving great partners...


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: RazorBladeSmile on October 10, 2008 08:50:55 AM
I am going mug shopping this evening  ;D.


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: kitkat_pro on October 10, 2008 09:56:24 AM
I'm on the search today for the perfect mug for my partner, yeah!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: goodtimegirl on October 10, 2008 02:17:58 PM
Looked through my partner's wist. Definitely agree that we have similar taste. I'm going mug and more supply shopping tomorrow. I'm so excited!!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: classy broad on October 10, 2008 03:25:21 PM
i'm in florida for the weekend, but i already have all sorts of ideas *brewing*.
[sorry, couldn't help it!]
 ;D
*xo...


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: babalina58 on October 10, 2008 05:16:42 PM
OK I got the stuff to do my Smalls today..I think I will be pleased when I get them done...I am sure of it really...I ordered a ________________ so I can make a _________....I got a ton of ________ and _______ for my partners ________ __________ _________...ROTFL...


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: RazorBladeSmile on October 10, 2008 07:05:38 PM
i'm in florida for the weekend, but i already have all sorts of ideas *brewing*.
[sorry, couldn't help it!]
 ;D
*xo...

Aw lucky, I grew up there in the Orlando area and Tallahassee area I moved to Georgia 2 years ago.  Huge difference.... :D


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: kaishabackwards on October 10, 2008 10:32:25 PM
I'm going mug shopping on Monday! 


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: chrsdx on October 11, 2008 08:19:10 AM
I'm back from vacation and checking in.    ;D


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: littlebluegirl on October 11, 2008 08:29:12 AM
Found the perfect mug today!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: RazorBladeSmile on October 11, 2008 01:47:11 PM
Still no luck mug hunting  >:(. On a brighter note I have all of my crafty stuff I need to get started  ;D


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: babalina58 on October 11, 2008 02:15:58 PM
I am just waiting on a responce form my partner to find out if she like some different things then I am off...


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: when_im_sixty4 on October 11, 2008 03:51:09 PM
Mug= check
Supplies= check
Waaaay to many ideas to choose from= check!!!
Designated craft time= check

One project down and one in progress! >Grrr< I am a crafting monster! Mwahaha!  :D

Of course, it won't actually run as smoothly as I'm hoping. It never does, right?


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: RazorBladeSmile on October 11, 2008 04:33:28 PM


One project down and one in progress! >Grrr< I am a crafting monster! Mwahaha!  :D



 :D that is cute. Can I steal you mug?  ;D


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: tyney123 on October 12, 2008 09:00:01 AM
Wahey crafting is cool :)

Still no luck on the mug front...

Ho hum

xxx


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: babalina58 on October 12, 2008 11:05:33 AM
I am just thrilld with what I have done so far ROTFL..Nothing LOL...No really I am today painting my kitchen OH KILL ME NOW...I SOULD HAVE LEFT IT BLUE...S**T I forgot I would have to paint behind the damn fridge...Kill me now ......


   It is a paint collor called October Sky...Sooo pretty but Me being me tried to see if I could do it w/p primer..F no the damn blue LOL....

I am kicking myself right now...I hate to paint kitchens...it is the hardest room to do over all the shit in them and the angles...gah  WISH ME LUCK...I will post before and after picks...


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: t-dub on October 12, 2008 04:18:16 PM
I went shopping today, finally, and was able to get most of everything! She is in for a special treat! hehehe
Plus, I am trying to bring on labor so I ended up waddling around the store(s) a million times - I am 5 days away from my due date!  ;D


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: Chloecat on October 12, 2008 05:47:20 PM
I have found a mug. :D


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: babalina58 on October 12, 2008 06:00:10 PM
My kitchen update...Well, heck I am done...I am not doing anything else until I get new cabnets..Funny enough I can buy new cabnets for my kitchen and get rid of the 80's terrable ones tha make me crazy for 1200.00 I thought it would be 3X that but If I keep my counter tops, instal myself and give the others to the Restore for Habitat for humanity ( someone would want them) and the money would go to help someone else....

 I have paint all over spots LOL..Now I am quiting until I get new cabnets...Hubby could care less he said if that is what want fine it only will bring the house value up and make me want to be in my kitchen...I am almost done with my updates and ugrades sooo this will be a great thing.

I will want to sit at the bar and craft and Drink Coffee, Tea or whatever....


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: poppyache on October 13, 2008 12:37:15 PM
this is proving harder than i thought it would be..
im going to have to work super hard!

i guess i never figured how difficult it would be to balance a medical degree and swaps!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: angrykittymeowmeow on October 13, 2008 12:49:09 PM
Mug found - Check
1 small done - Check
Medium - in the works

now I just have to wait on the supplies I ordered. 


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: kitkat_pro on October 13, 2008 02:39:52 PM
Quote
i guess i never figured how difficult it would be to balance a medical degree and swaps!

I hear yeah poppyache, alo mine is an anthropology deree and a two year old.

Progress report:
2 small done
Mug found
Teas found
1 small - 25% done
1 medium - 75% done



Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: babalina58 on October 13, 2008 04:33:30 PM
I have to say I am thrilled...I got the perfact ___________ and ______ __________ ___________ for my partner and she will also get a _______ _________ to go with it...I amshoced to have been able to find the perfact __________ for my partner...Yummy!!


  and I finally found the best color for the kitchen....I LOVE IT and now I can get it done over the next few days so I can get to crafting at my bar...


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: when_im_sixty4 on October 13, 2008 08:25:10 PM
I went shopping today, finally, and was able to get most of everything! She is in for a special treat! hehehe
Plus, I am trying to bring on labor so I ended up waddling around the store(s) a million times - I am 5 days away from my due date!  ;D

 ;D I cant wait! I'm dying to know- oh, the torture!  ;)

You take care of yourself- best wishes for your labor/delivery!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: gerrijo on October 13, 2008 09:23:38 PM
Wow, you guys are on top of your game - I just finished my first small this evening!

But I plan on going shopping this Friday, I already know what mug I am getting for littlebluegirl  ;D


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: kaishabackwards on October 14, 2008 04:59:58 AM
Progress Report:

Small: 75%

(I fail at mug shopping)


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: babalina58 on October 14, 2008 05:05:08 AM
 You have not failed just have not found the right mug....It is a your crafty self wanting to find the perfact mug...It is like looking for the perfact birthday gift.... ;D


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: PetitMer on October 14, 2008 05:32:50 AM
I'm still looking for the right mug, but I got started on my crafts and I AM PSYCHED!
This swap is boss.


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: PetitMer on October 14, 2008 10:08:05 AM
So Babalina, what color did you decide on for the kitchen?
I'm sure you're swap parter would be very interested in that
tasty bit of information...  ;);)


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: babalina58 on October 14, 2008 10:38:54 AM
The walls are a light pumpkin pie spice...Pretty really...But the rest of the stuff will not change...It is still like Jimmy buffett and a Pirate went to Tuscany and got a bunch of Longaberger baskets ROTFL...You picture that......LOL...I am just so A.D.D. in the kitchen... I am really a melting pot of my fave. things in the kitchen...OH and lets not forget that I have my Great Great Grandmas Bean pot and her crocks LOL...Really it is all my fave things...I love the kitchen and one day will postpics LOL...
 
  You cant go wrong with anything in my kitchen....


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: littlebluegirl on October 14, 2008 11:23:10 AM
Just realised how little time we have for this swap. One small finished.  Some tea purchased.  Need to get my act together and get me some shopping done.


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: pinklrt on October 14, 2008 11:35:57 AM
I know what kind of mug I want to get, just can't seem to find it at the moment. I've only browsed at one place so far, though. I also have a pretty good idea for my two smalls...just need to figure out what to make nerdlover for the medium. This *is* a short swap period. I'm glad because then I will have the incentive to start crafting right away, but when I actually looked at the calendar the other day I was surprised at how soon October 24 will be here! Ack!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: barbolot on October 14, 2008 01:35:02 PM
This *is* a short swap period. I'm glad because then I will have the incentive to start crafting right away, but when I actually looked at the calendar the other day I was surprised at how soon October 24 will be here! Ack!
I know it IS a short crafting period.  I was concerned about all the holiday swaps coming up that I know people want to be available for, and the fact that Halloween is the week after our current send-out date -- that people may be too distracted with Halloween festivities to send out on time.

That being said, if everyone agrees to extend the crafting period, and have a later send out date, we can do that..... any suggestions/input?


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: classy broad on October 14, 2008 01:44:58 PM
i would *love* an extension!
maybe october 30 or november 1?

i just got back from a mini vacation, and i'm busily [and happily!] crafting away!  :D

*xo...


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: babalina58 on October 14, 2008 01:52:00 PM
I would extend it for the ones that will need it and if you get done early then send early but try to get them out ontime :) It is a really short craft time...WHat about the people who are making mugs and have to go paint the and wait a week or so to get them back?? They will be cutting it short and risk being late...


some will not be able to make a mug if they is the send by date as most work and could not go until the weekend and it does take a week or sometimes longer... Just my 2 cents


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: kaishabackwards on October 14, 2008 04:41:02 PM
I would appreciate a bit of an extension, I am on schedule but I'd feel better with a bit of wiggle room, dig? 


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: RazorBladeSmile on October 14, 2008 05:09:02 PM
A week extension would be nice, since I haven't found my mug yet and am going shopping *again* this weekend it will leave me a small window to get the rest together.


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: when_im_sixty4 on October 14, 2008 05:53:35 PM
So- making this as vague as possible (don't want to give away any telling details...  ;)) If I'm going to trace my pattern directly to the wrong side of my fabric, do I have to go out and buy a fabric pencil/chalk/whatever? Is there an inexpensive household alternative? Could I just use a colored pencil?

*ahem* Okay- thats enough of that- back to being mysterious and tight lipped.   ::)


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: RazorBladeSmile on October 14, 2008 06:06:40 PM
So- making this as vague as possible (don't want to give away any telling details...  ;)) If I'm going to trace my pattern directly to the wrong side of my fabric, do I have to go out and buy a fabric pencil/chalk/whatever? Is there an inexpensive household alternative? Could I just use a colored pencil?

*ahem* Okay- thats enough of that- back to being mysterious and tight lipped.   ::)

I've always used a colored pencil...It doesn't show through and can be washed off pretty easy as long as you use a light color, also crayons work wonders :D so do mechanical pencils!

edit to add: I find the cheap fabric pencils tend to be a bigger pain in the bum to get off than a colored pencil or crayon.


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Post by: babalina58 on October 14, 2008 06:07:01 PM
Hey I use a pencil if it is light enough fab..If not use a pen...Not a biggie Chalk works too...Whatever you got..I have used a gel pen before too...


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: gerrijo on October 14, 2008 08:13:51 PM
I would think a week extension would be great - I feel like I am on time too but wouldn't mind a little (as kaishabackwards said) wiggle room just in case


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: angrykittymeowmeow on October 14, 2008 08:15:58 PM
Those having trouble finding the perfect mug, may want to check out cafepress.com and zazzle.com.  If all else fails and you have the ability, you can just design a mug.  Plus they have some great ones already.  


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: barbolot on October 14, 2008 08:41:40 PM
A week's extension it is!  New send-out date: 11/01/08.
:)  Just don't forget to send amid all the Halloween revelries! ;) 
Sending early is fine, too.
And if you're going to be late, even after the extension, please, please PM me right away.


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: RazorBladeSmile on October 14, 2008 08:46:13 PM
Thank you barbolot!  :-*


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: kaishabackwards on October 14, 2008 11:53:32 PM
So- making this as vague as possible (don't want to give away any telling details...  ;)) If I'm going to trace my pattern directly to the wrong side of my fabric, do I have to go out and buy a fabric pencil/chalk/whatever? Is there an inexpensive household alternative? Could I just use a colored pencil?

I always use teachers chalk


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: angrykittymeowmeow on October 15, 2008 12:53:59 AM
So- making this as vague as possible (don't want to give away any telling details...  ;)) If I'm going to trace my pattern directly to the wrong side of my fabric, do I have to go out and buy a fabric pencil/chalk/whatever? Is there an inexpensive household alternative? Could I just use a colored pencil?

*ahem* Okay- thats enough of that- back to being mysterious and tight lipped.   ::)

You know those annoying little slivers of soap that are always left over in your shower?  They work great for marking fabric.  Not sure if it would work for you, cause it depends on the color of fabric and what not.


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 10/24/08)
Post by: gerrijo on October 15, 2008 08:21:32 AM
Thanks barbolot - I was actually thinking last night that I might need the extra few days (without trying to give away anything) to make sure my medium craft has set all the way.


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: tyney123 on October 15, 2008 08:44:15 AM
Wahey little bit more time  :)

Thanks

xxx


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: classy broad on October 15, 2008 11:53:40 AM
* progress check-in *

first crafted item 90% done!

*xo...


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: when_im_sixty4 on October 15, 2008 06:25:51 PM
Hey- thanks for the tips! I happen to have teacher's chalk and soap slivers lying around!  I try both to see what will work for my fabric!

Also- thanks for the time extension!! I can breathe a *little* easier now!  ;D


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: laideebugz on October 16, 2008 05:20:34 AM
Checking in to say hello and to say that I saw the 11/1 extended send out date.
THANK YOU!

My youngest DD is home sick today, so I'm hoping to put my crafty hat on and get rolling.
Wish me luck!

-gina


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: babalina58 on October 16, 2008 06:00:24 AM
I am glad too for the extension...I order a ___________ for my partner I could not find the ________ to make one and I LOVE LOVE LOVE the one I ordered Hell I ordered 2...We will be some desperate house wives ROTFLMAO....I know tease....Anywho, I am just looking this weekend for some ___________ and __________ and finish her ____________ & ___________ _________ _________ and I will be able to ship...


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: vdungan on October 16, 2008 08:50:24 AM
Great, I could have been done on time, crafting is actually going very well but good to know I have a few extra days now.  Am almost done and having a lot of fun with this swap can't wait to see the gallery and what everyone gets. 


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: Chloecat on October 16, 2008 11:48:47 PM
I will be crafting all weekend and probably some tonight too which is friday here now, i found a mug but as usual wasnt happy with it so i found another which was a bit more, but hopefully my swap partner will like. :D


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: RazorBladeSmile on October 17, 2008 07:36:17 AM
I finally found my mug!  ;D


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: babalina58 on October 17, 2008 08:04:16 AM
I am on my way to find some great__________. Hope to ship this on Monday....


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: pinklrt on October 17, 2008 12:26:37 PM
Found a mug! It's not quite what I had in mind, but I think it will work for what I plan to do with it. I may keep looking for a few more days, but want to get going with these projects ASAP. I appreciate the extension, but am going to tell myself that I need to send by 10/24 so that I don't procrastinate!

Have a great weekend!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: edenkitty on October 17, 2008 01:56:31 PM
A few more days can't hurt that's for sure!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: chrsdx on October 17, 2008 02:30:02 PM
I'm very glad for the extension.  I still need to find the perfect mug. I have something in mind, but, finding it, well, that could be a challenge.



Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: kaishabackwards on October 18, 2008 04:00:04 AM
I just had a wave of inspiration!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: t-dub on October 18, 2008 08:27:16 AM
Jordan Mitchell is here!
http://littleittybitty.blogspot.com/


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: babalina58 on October 18, 2008 09:05:06 AM
 He is really Beautiful...I am not saying that it is true...What a perfact lil man...Congrats to your family. Oh we must all raise our mugs and toast...Welcome Jordan...I hope you have a very happy long life filled with love, hope, dreams, and wonderful accomplishments...Oh, welcome to the world may we all make it a better place for you to live...


        :D Humm could you be our future president in the year 2044?


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: pinklrt on October 18, 2008 11:44:58 AM
Wow, congrats on baby Jordan! He is quite adorable! Better take advantage of the first few weeks when they sleep  A LOT (during the day, not at night - sorry) and get your crafting done.  ;)

My sewing machine is in the shop for repairs.  :( Hope to get it back in less than a week, but I may have to find a non-sewing craft to substitute for one of the smalls I had planned.


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: RazorBladeSmile on October 18, 2008 11:47:26 AM
Aww congrats on being a new mommy t-dub! He is such a little doll  :D 


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: chrsdx on October 18, 2008 03:20:08 PM
Congrats on your new bundle of joy.... he is soooo adorable!!!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: goodtimegirl on October 18, 2008 04:29:56 PM
I'm really excited for the extension. I still haven't found the mug. I've got a few that I've picked out, but none are sticking out to me. How frustrating.

I will be spending my evening crafting!!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: kitkat_pro on October 18, 2008 05:53:09 PM
One project left and am hoping to send out Monday.

Congrats on baby Jordan, he is beautiful


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: angrykittymeowmeow on October 18, 2008 08:07:02 PM
All but 1 small done (still waiting on supplies), medium almost done, weeeeeeeeeeee.


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: kaishabackwards on October 19, 2008 05:30:37 AM
Progress report: 

small: 100%
small: 85%
small:
medium:
mug:
mug stuffers: 25%
drinks: 25%


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: littlebluegirl on October 19, 2008 05:45:58 AM
I'm almost ready to send.  Just a small to finish off then I can get packing.


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: PetitMer on October 19, 2008 08:51:13 AM
okee, here's my progress report:

small: 100%
small: 50%
medium/large: 98% (just kept going with this one)
Mug: 100% (what a find!!!)
Mug stuffers: 25%
Drinks: 100%

I've got a few other projects I want to add, hoping to send by Wednesday
if I can get them done, but I doubt it would be later than Friday in either case!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: babalina58 on October 19, 2008 09:12:12 AM
 I thought I would get the item I ordered but not yet...SO I will ship when it gets here...Oh I love the item I ordered I was thrilled to get one for each of us and Hahaha HINT: We can be like the Desprate Housewives...LOL..Yeppers I b a teasing U..........ROTFLMAO......The longer I wait to ship the more stuff I shove in a box LOL....


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: PetitMer on October 19, 2008 12:36:13 PM
LOL! omg, how cruel!!! I can't wait.  I realized I missed one of my small projects in my progress report. That ones about 50% done, but it should be finished today. wooo! It smells so good.... I made some incredible finds this weekend, totally accidental! I love when that happens!!



Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: RazorBladeSmile on October 19, 2008 01:06:24 PM
I have my medium done and one small! I am drafting up stuff for the other smalls. I also have my mug, drinks and goodies  ;D


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: gerrijo on October 19, 2008 01:26:11 PM
*doing the happy dance*  I have everything done!  My last thing just has to *cough cough* dry *cough cough* (Don't want to reveal what it is!) but after that I am ready to ship!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: PetitMer on October 19, 2008 02:39:51 PM
Okay, so all weekend long I've been dealing with this nasty sewage flood in a space that I manage and today was my first day to stay home, catch up on sleep and get in some good crafting. I vowed to not got dressed all day, even though I threw on some boots and did a big grocery shopping in my hello kitty pajamas - I can hear Tim Gunn's disapproving response to that, but I was cozy warm and super happy, and got lots of october things, squash soup, pumpkin bread mix, pumpkin butter and many oktoberfest beers! Hooray for fall!

I got home and crafted away (still in my pj's)
Now I'm happy to report my updated progress!

Small: 100%
Small: 100%
Small: 50% (have to finish this one in the studio tomorrow - no equipment here in pj town)
Medium/ large: 100%
Mug: 98% (also a studio project)
Mug Fillers: 100% - although that can be added to without notice

Looks like I'll be able to make my Wednesday goal! Rockin.






Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: Kaissa on October 19, 2008 03:57:04 PM

small: 100%
small: 50%
medium: 75%
mug:     AHhh! decisions decisions!
mug stuffers: 50%
drinks: 100%

I think I'll have most everythng done tonight!   :)


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: nerdlover on October 20, 2008 10:01:11 AM
Squishing this swap in the middle of my hectic life ='s me being a little insane. I did work on my items a ton this weekend though and might (just might) make the original mail out date! Yay.


small: 75%
small: 100%
medium: 90%
mug: Done. I wanna keep it  :P
mug stuffers: 100%
drinks: 0% (I have planned out what I want; now I just have to stop at the store. Shouldn't be too hard considering it is an excuse for me to get some of my favorite coffee at the same time!)


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: tyney123 on October 20, 2008 12:03:18 PM
Nearly there nearly there, all crafting is nearly done, just drying...
Still cant find the mug I want though
Tis so unfair >.>

Will have it in time I'm sure

xxxx


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: kitkat_pro on October 20, 2008 12:15:45 PM
I just sent, now the waiting game.


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: when_im_sixty4 on October 20, 2008 01:32:44 PM
Wow- I have to amend my earlier comment, it seems. I am not a crafting monster.  :'(

My supervisor is out sick until further notice and we're all scrambling to cover the extra hours- and guess who's schedule is the most flexible? **sigh** Sadly they frown on me knitting at work or any non-work related crafting. **double sigh** So now I have quite a bit of catching up to do. It seems I will be crafting my booty off in my spare time. (not thats really a bad thing  ;D )


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: chrsdx on October 20, 2008 01:47:46 PM
thats a good about my job, you can craft your heart out, knit, crochet, scrapbook...as long as your at your desk and that headset it on... 

I have to get my butt in gear and get my goodies finished up... that nov 1 is approaching tooo fast!!!!   :o


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: PetitMer on October 20, 2008 08:11:14 PM
oooooh no! I had a crafting disaster today and I might have to abandon the small project and do something else. sad, boooo, hisss. Theres a small chance I can salvage it, and I have some back up plans, but it looks like I might need that extension after all...
 :'(



Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: babalina58 on October 20, 2008 08:30:04 PM
LOL...I am Angeling for a swap and I spent weeks doing an embrordery all hanging and my husband was not watching our new baby RALPHIE and he got it off the coffee table and ate it to the point I cant even try to fix it..I wanted to kill hubby.... >:( so I have to find a plan B also LOL...Dont worry too much I am sure your fine...


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: angrykittymeowmeow on October 21, 2008 03:07:25 AM
I haven't had a disaster per say, just ____________ on a new medium and ran in to some snags. 

On a side note, I love one of the smalls and may have to make one for myself.


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: classy broad on October 21, 2008 08:57:10 AM
i'm hitting some major craft road blocks too!  :-[
i was so excited for all of my ideas, but they worked out much better in my mind.
back to the drawing board today!
so relieved we got an extension!  ;)

on the plus side:
*drinks & treats purchased
*two small done
*one medium done

*xo...


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: when_im_sixty4 on October 21, 2008 09:19:43 AM
i'm hitting some major craft road blocks too!  :-[
i was so excited for all of my ideas, but they worked out much better in my mind.
back to the drawing board today!
so relieved we got an extension!  ;)

on the plus side:
*drinks & treats purchased
*two small done
*one medium done

*xo...

LOL- Yes, shopping for goodies is complete for me too! The shopping was the easy part- maybe a little too easy?  ;) Lets just say there are a few people in my family that will be receiving tea gifts this year.

We have a second person out sick as of today. There are only 4 of us in my department! Which means more overtime, most likely. So- yay bigger paycheck, boo less crafting time. I just hope I'm not next! Better break out the orange juice...


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: kaishabackwards on October 21, 2008 06:01:07 PM
Progress report: 

small: 95%
small: 98%
small: 98%
medium:
mug: 200% (I found two and I love them both!  What to do?!)
mug stuffers: 100%
drinks: 25%


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: babalina58 on October 21, 2008 09:16:35 PM
Send them both alol...Day mug, Night Mug LOL...

  I found some great goodies for my partner today, then got home and.....

was to finish my kitchen and Hubby called...HURRY GRAB the poles and Nets...I just got home and out of the shower..I caught about 10 lbs of shrimp ( HUGE ones) and we fished for hours and got a cooler full..Yummy but we are putting it up for winter at this point...


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: angrykittymeowmeow on October 21, 2008 09:48:13 PM
Send them both alol...Day mug, Night Mug LOL...

  I found some great goodies for my partner today, then got home and.....

was to finish my kitchen and Hubby called...HURRY GRAB the poles and Nets...I just got home and out of the shower..I caught about 10 lbs of shrimp ( HUGE ones) and we fished for hours and got a cooler full..Yummy but we are putting it up for winter at this point...

YUM!  Send some my way!  I used to vacation in Oak Island, NC, and that was always the biggest treat.  Getting those HUGE shrimp fresh off the boat.  Nothing better on the grill!  That and Snapper for sushi.  Ah, back when I had the time to take a vacation...


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: barbolot on October 21, 2008 10:08:50 PM
We've already had a sender!!!  :o
Here's the link to our gallery:
https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=274828.0

Please be sure to post pics of your goodies when you receive them... so we can all drool over admire them!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: goatgoddess on October 22, 2008 06:27:57 AM
got my mug and stuffers - working on my medium thing - still thinking about my small things got one more weekend of crafting :)


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: t-dub on October 22, 2008 09:18:39 AM
Hey everyone! Hope all is well! I just wanted to say a quick hi and tell everyone I am doing great and we are doing wonderfully as a family! How is everyone else? I am almost done with my package as I was smart and started before he was born...  ;)


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: goodtimegirl on October 22, 2008 10:21:22 AM
Took the day off work today. Been feeling ichy, but not too ichy to craft!!

Mug: have a couple possibilities, but I can't find the mug.
Small: 100%
Small: 90%
Small: 90%
Medium: 50%
Stuffers and recipes: 100%

I should be done with all smalls today...also going to look at mugs again. I'm so choosy when it comes to mugs.


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: when_im_sixty4 on October 22, 2008 10:23:57 AM
Hey everyone! Hope all is well! I just wanted to say a quick hi and tell everyone I am doing great and we are doing wonderfully as a family! How is everyone else? I am almost done with my package as I was smart and started before he was born...  ;)

Yay! I'm so excited for you! I have to admit I was so tempted to send you some sort of crafty baby gift but all my really good ideas would've been too expensive to ship. LOL.  ::) So I'm trying to think crafty but smaaalll- we'll see if I can come up with anything...

P.S. Take your time with the crafting and make sure you enjoy your family!!!  ;D


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: Chloecat on October 23, 2008 05:01:32 AM
So far;
Mug: Mug found
Small: 95%
Small: 100%
Small: 90%
Medium: 90%
Stuffers: 100%

Should be sending out next week sometime.



Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: gerrijo on October 23, 2008 08:41:47 AM
Well everything is packed and ready to go on my end, just have to wait to go to the PO tomorrow to send!! ;D


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: when_im_sixty4 on October 23, 2008 04:23:32 PM
I've been a crafting fool in between my shifts at work (we're still one person short- but with the overtime I've almost doubled my usual hours for the pay period! Mmmm... money  ;) ) So, progress report:

Mug: It's still around here somewhere...
Goodies: Yep!
First Small: 100%
Second Small: 50%
Medium: 50%

.... and  few extras if I can squeeze them in!  ;D Now I just need to dig a cardboard box out of the recycling stack while I'm here (yeah- I'm Craftster-ing at work...) for shipping.


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: pinklrt on October 23, 2008 05:39:19 PM
I got my sewing machine back today! Woo hoo! Looks like I can make one of my original smalls after all.

Here's my progress report:

Small: 90%
Small: 50%
Small: 25%
Medium: 50%
Mug: 100%
Stuffers: 0%
Drinks: 0%

I know what I want to include for mug fillers and drink samples, just need to find time to pick it up at the store. I need to stop at a few places I don't normally get to often. Looks like I'll be needing that extension after all...

Time to get off the internet and get back to crafting.


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: babalina58 on October 23, 2008 06:33:49 PM
I am almost done but still waiting on my partners cute _______________ to pack this swap up....


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: kaishabackwards on October 24, 2008 01:18:01 AM
I'll be sending out on Monday!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: angrykittymeowmeow on October 24, 2008 01:51:40 AM
I too should be sending monday.


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: kaishabackwards on October 25, 2008 03:10:35 AM
I just found this very amazing thing (http://brevilleart.com/) that I think you guys might find interesting.


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: babalina58 on October 25, 2008 06:26:27 AM
 I have one of these Espresso machines..Use it maybe 3-6 times a year...what a waste of 400 bucks...I got it as a gift but still...I would rather have something really cool for my bike or my Mustang but I got an overpriced espresso machine LOL...


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: goodtimegirl on October 25, 2008 06:28:03 AM
I finally found the perfect mug last night. I had two sitting on our kitchen table, but they weren't absolutely perfect. This one sang to me when I saw it!! Yay!!

Now I get to spend my weekend crafting...my favorite kind of weekend.


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: RazorBladeSmile on October 25, 2008 11:15:51 AM
I am almost done, just a few finishing touches!  ;D



Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: when_im_sixty4 on October 25, 2008 11:50:04 AM
Even though this should be all about the crafted items, I'm so excited to see all the mugs as well!!

Hopefully I'll send by Halloween- but I still have some work to do!!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: Kaissa on October 25, 2008 02:22:29 PM
I found the mug today - well, I think so anyway. I have a bit of mug anxiety!
otherwise,
small: 100% (SO excited about this one!!)
small: 100%
small: 100%
medium: ...well.. something went awry. So we are back down to 50% on that
mug: secured!!
drinks/etc: 100%

So, I'll be working on the medium for the rest of the weekend! Hopefully I can send Monday (if I can find a proper box)!!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: edenkitty on October 26, 2008 12:13:35 AM
Woo! Almost done! Thank goodness for that!!!
:) Been a long time coming!



Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: pinklrt on October 26, 2008 05:30:03 AM
Nearly done here! The hardest part has been finding mug stuffers and drink samples. Go figure.

Small - 100% DONE!
Small - 75%
Small - 50%
Medium - 75%
Mug - got it!
Stuffers & drinks - still can't find exactly what I want, but plan to make a few stops this morning after work. I WILL find something suitable. Oh yes, I will.


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: littlebluegirl on October 26, 2008 06:26:54 AM
Everything is boxed up and ready to go!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: tyney123 on October 26, 2008 08:15:18 AM
Huzzaahhh mug found! Am happy bunny, and I'm back on track, waheey

xx


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: kaishabackwards on October 27, 2008 05:37:07 AM
Progress Report

Small: 100%
Small: 100%
Small: 100%
Medium: 90% (I'll be done in a bit but I wanted to take a break and jump on the internet.)
Mug: 100% (I finally decided!  I realized that the other one was really one that I liked not one that my partner would like)
Mug stuffers and Drinks: 100% + (I bought WAY more than I intended to.)


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: poppyache on October 27, 2008 11:45:03 AM
ahhh
im getting a little stressed by this swap now!

I love my partner and i have so many ideas but we've just been given an exam and an assigment for next week, im going to have to start working super hard!

Josie x


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: RazorBladeSmile on October 27, 2008 07:04:54 PM
Just checking in, I just have minor details to work out and I'll be finished!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: Chloecat on October 27, 2008 08:22:38 PM
Im nearly all finished, just a couple of things to finish, a small,and
a tiny bit on the medium.


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: Kaissa on October 27, 2008 08:51:06 PM
I was hoping to mail today, but my medium still isn't finished. Everything else is all ready to go though!  ;D


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: angrykittymeowmeow on October 27, 2008 11:22:36 PM
I too should be sending monday.

Well, can't find where I packed my camera, so wasn't able to ship today (technically yesterday).  I hate unpacking...


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: kaishabackwards on October 28, 2008 05:49:15 AM
I have sent! 


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: barbolot on October 28, 2008 06:38:01 AM
OFFICIAL SWAP REMINDER:  SEND-OUTS ARE BY SATURDAY!!!

Please check in with us if you haven't lately!

If think that you are going to send late, please let me and your partner know before then to ensure positive feedback.

Be sure to PM your shipping DCN to both me and your partner when you send, and PM us both when you receive!!!  I can't update the send/received list just based on posts here.... you gotta PM me! :)  Thanks!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: babalina58 on October 28, 2008 08:40:28 AM
Ahoy Me Hearty's,Yo ho ho me be a true pirate with all the great booty recieved. me be a goin to fiddlers green with this awsome loot. Arr the most wonderful necklace I truly loe this...me will be a  keelhaul any lass,lilly livered landlobber, and even a gentlemen of fortune if they even tried to drink grog from me mug, take chocolate from me treasure chest,and god forbid Me be a sending even a powder monkey to a meeting with Davy Jones locker for trying to touch my booty. Me most wonderful Pirate matey PetitMer be showin some fine skills in her trades. Me be a raising me mug to her and shout AYE Thank you!! Me be a raising the Jolly Rodgers and settin sail tonight whith me maps in hand, me warm soups to cure the hunger and the wonderful coffee to keep me a goin....Me be a sending notes and jottin a new course with this pirate goodness package...  ;D

I must say ONLY one other item in one other swap has EVER made my husband go WOW and this package he went WOW had to be so foolish to ask if he could have the mug to take to work WHAT :-X I DONT THINK SO!!


I have to say I love love love it...What an awsome gift box. ( I cant even call it a swap)I am just shocked at the wonderful package and the woodworking skills WOW....

I will post pics later I am so fliping sleepy I cant think right....I hurt my back pulling shrimp nets the other day Yep I live at the ocean ( like all Pirates should) and it is the big run sooo I need about 40-60 lbs to put up for winter...I am on 3 meds and loopy....

PetitMer I cant thank you enough for a wonderful swap. I absultly LOVE my package and your just great..


My package oes not compare to the one I recieved...OMG it is so wonderful!!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: when_im_sixty4 on October 28, 2008 06:06:29 PM
Wow- sounds like it's gallery time!!!

I've got some odds'n'ends to get done, which doesn't sound like much but when you've only got 4 days to finish- Yikes!! Plus, I haven't sewn my Halloween costume yet (double yikes!!). I'm staying up late at my sisters tonight to comandeer her sewing machine...  ::)

I have on project in particular that I've made several tries but each time it falls short of perfect and its driving me MAAADD!! I hope I get it right before I run out of fabric!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: pinklrt on October 29, 2008 11:28:17 AM

Small - 100%
Small - 100%
Small - 100%
Medium - 95%, should be done any minute
Mug - got it!
Stuffers & drinks - 90%, got it all, just have to put a few finishing touches on one of the stuffers

I'm on track to send on Thursday afternoon or Friday morning, depending on when I can get to the PO. Can't wait to see what everyone else comes up with for their packages - surely there will be some pictures soon!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: chrsdx on October 29, 2008 12:10:17 PM
I ended up changing my mind on the medium.  So, back to the craft store we go...I'm just hoping to get everything all set and ready to ship on friday... boy, this is cutting it way too close....


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: Kaissa on October 29, 2008 12:58:19 PM
Thank goodness for the extension. My medium got re-done 2 times, then abandoned and I came up with something else! But now I'm all done!! I am off to try and find bubble wrap. I will mail either this afternoon or tomorrow, depending on when I can escape from work! :)


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: goodtimegirl on October 29, 2008 04:00:21 PM
Nearly finished. Going to the grocery store tomorrow after work for my fillers. Mailing Friday or Saturday depending on what work throws at me.


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: t-dub on October 29, 2008 04:16:57 PM
Everything is done! woohoo! i am so excited to ship it off on friday!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: when_im_sixty4 on October 29, 2008 05:19:07 PM
I ended up changing my mind on the medium.  So, back to the craft store we go...I'm just hoping to get everything all set and ready to ship on friday... boy, this is cutting it way too close....


Don't feel bad, you aren't the only one! Two days to finish, two days to finish- that's all I hear in my sad, frazzled little brain lately...


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: edenkitty on October 29, 2008 10:30:12 PM
I got my mug today! I will post pics as soon as I find my camera.


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: babalina58 on October 30, 2008 06:35:45 AM
Hey all....I posted pics finally of my wonderful swap...darn camera


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: Chloecat on October 30, 2008 07:17:24 AM
Im finished and will be sending tomorrow. :D


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: chrsdx on October 30, 2008 12:20:59 PM
I just finished my medium item.... WHEW!!!   I changed my mind, yet again...
I'm so excited...I want to keep it... :'(   I'll be shipping tomorrow......


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: Kaissa on October 30, 2008 12:34:55 PM
I am mailing this afternoon! woohoo! :)


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: when_im_sixty4 on October 30, 2008 06:25:23 PM
I should be able to pack and ship tomorrow! Wheee!!!  :D

Just in time to get my Halloween costume sewn (and hopefully finish that before I need to wear it that night... Eeek!!)

Ooh- time to drool over gallery goodness, yay!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: babalina58 on October 30, 2008 08:51:27 PM
I am just waiting for some goodies to dry before I ship...Yuck, if things were not dry before shipping it could be a mess really....Dont want that..I will ship Sat...I have NEVER sent on the last day ever normally I am one of the first to ship but this swap for some reason has had so many hitches...The cook things I owrders on ebay they refunded my money when they informed me they sold them to some other people...WHAT I sould leave them NEW feedback GRRRR..so I had to come up with a different ____________________. Gah I hate that...


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: chrsdx on October 31, 2008 07:32:54 AM
I just shipped my package out....  OMG, the price of shipping..holy cow...i'll be thinking "lighter" from now on...LMAO


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: pinklrt on October 31, 2008 09:02:05 AM
Done! The DH is shipping my package for me today - I'll send the tracking number as soon as he gets it to me. I believe it will be coming via UPS since he does most of his shipping that way. He claims that shipping UPS is generally cheaper than USPS. I'll take his word for it since he ships at least half a dozen packages to various places each day.

Nerdlover, I hope you like what is coming! I didn't get a chance to include a note with the goodies, but I think you'll be able to figure out who they are from.  ;)


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: classy broad on October 31, 2008 09:35:17 AM
shipped my package to razorblade smile yesterday! :)

*xo...


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: nerdlover on October 31, 2008 12:32:29 PM
Nerdlover, I hope you like what is coming! I didn't get a chance to include a note with the goodies, but I think you'll be able to figure out who they are from.  ;)

Yay! I am excited. Your package will be in the mail first thing tomorrow morning (I already made the boyfriend promise to wake me up early...grumbling was had).


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: kaishabackwards on October 31, 2008 06:40:30 PM
I just shipped my package out....  OMG, the price of shipping..holy cow...i'll be thinking "lighter" from now on...LMAO

Gosh me too!  The shipping on mine was $30!!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: Chloecat on November 01, 2008 01:43:51 AM
Lol mine was $52 Au dollars which is roughly $35 usa dollars but you know the cup/mug is the heavy one to send. :D


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: kaishabackwards on November 01, 2008 05:01:26 AM
Lol mine was $52 Au dollars which is roughly $35 usa dollars but you know the cup/mug is the heavy one to send. :D

When did shipping become so ridiculous!!  :D


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: babalina58 on November 01, 2008 05:21:40 AM
Lol mine was $52 Au dollars which is roughly $35 usa dollars but you know the cup/mug is the heavy one to send. :D

When did shipping become so ridiculous!!  :D
Well, It is still a lot cheeper then a plane ticket but not as much fun  8)


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: angrykittymeowmeow on November 01, 2008 11:46:01 AM
I'm heading out to the post office right now  ;D


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: angrykittymeowmeow on November 01, 2008 12:18:42 PM
I'm heading out to the post office right now  ;D

>.< I got to the post office only to find out they close at noon on Saturday.  Does anyone elses or is it just my freaky small town PO?


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: Kaissa on November 01, 2008 03:14:47 PM
I'm heading out to the post office right now  ;D

>.< I got to the post office only to find out they close at noon on Saturday.  Does anyone elses or is it just my freaky small town PO?

Not just your PO. Ours closes at noon on Saturday, too. But, you can't mail packages at all on Saturday - only pick up (and that's only if you knock on the door, and beg, and the postal employee either likes you or is in a really good mood and actually opens the door!). Makes no sense. Must be a small town post office thing.  :-\


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: babalina58 on November 01, 2008 05:25:13 PM
 My town changed it hours and now does not do Sat open at all...sooo I will ship Monday I did tell my partner.I haev NEVER been late on a swap EVER and this is just nuts....


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: barbolot on November 01, 2008 06:53:56 PM
I'm heading out to the post office right now  ;D

>.< I got to the post office only to find out they close at noon on Saturday.  Does anyone elses or is it just my freaky small town PO?

Not just your PO. Ours closes at noon on Saturday, too. But, you can't mail packages at all on Saturday - only pick up (and that's only if you knock on the door, and beg, and the postal employee either likes you or is in a really good mood and actually opens the door!). Makes no sense. Must be a small town post office thing.  :-\

Our small town post office is almost just as bad -- they're open from 8:00 to 9:30 am on Saturdays.... why bother opening at all???

My partner and I have both had sick kiddos all week long, and so now we're both shipping on Monday! ;)  Funny how things work out....


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: nerdlover on November 02, 2008 01:34:48 AM
I tried so hard to make it to my post office before it closed, but unfortunatly Halloween night frivolities did not allow for such a thing.

So sorry Partner!! I promise your package will be in the mail first thing Monday morning.


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: Kaissa on November 02, 2008 08:10:59 AM
I'm heading out to the post office right now  ;D

>.< I got to the post office only to find out they close at noon on Saturday.  Does anyone elses or is it just my freaky small town PO?

Not just your PO. Ours closes at noon on Saturday, too. But, you can't mail packages at all on Saturday - only pick up (and that's only if you knock on the door, and beg, and the postal employee either likes you or is in a really good mood and actually opens the door!). Makes no sense. Must be a small town post office thing.  :-\

Our small town post office is almost just as bad -- they're open from 8:00 to 9:30 am on Saturdays.... why bother opening at all???



lol! That's just silly.
You know, you'd think being a government agency that there would be some sort of uniformity amongst the different branches. I suppose I should feel lucky - I just looked up the hours of the nearby post offices here, half of them are only open M-F 9:00 - 1:00! Now, how would you ever mail a package if you have to work or go to school?   

Yikes, I must need more coffee - did I actually rant about post office hours? hello, PMS.


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: classy broad on November 02, 2008 08:22:34 AM
ok, i have to admit...
as much as i *love* sending packages to friends [one of my favorite things!], i *hate* going to the post office!
lucky for me, my post office has a little self-serve kiosk, and i can just do everything myself!  ;)
and i *think* they're available 24 hours, if you're lucky enough to have one nearby.

*xo...


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: barbolot on November 02, 2008 08:25:17 AM
I'm heading out to the post office right now  ;D

>.< I got to the post office only to find out they close at noon on Saturday.  Does anyone elses or is it just my freaky small town PO?

Not just your PO. Ours closes at noon on Saturday, too. But, you can't mail packages at all on Saturday - only pick up (and that's only if you knock on the door, and beg, and the postal employee either likes you or is in a really good mood and actually opens the door!). Makes no sense. Must be a small town post office thing.  :-\

Our small town post office is almost just as bad -- they're open from 8:00 to 9:30 am on Saturdays.... why bother opening at all???



lol! That's just silly.
You know, you'd think being a government agency that there would be some sort of uniformity amongst the different branches. I suppose I should feel lucky - I just looked up the hours of the nearby post offices here, half of them are only open M-F 9:00 - 1:00! Now, how would you ever mail a package if you have to work or go to school?   

Yikes, I must need more coffee - did I actually rant about post office hours? hello, PMS.

I rant about ours, but they deserve it. ;)  They are actually closed for lunch from 11 am to 1 pm M-F.  Honestly, do they really need a 2 hour lunch?  And like you said, how are people who work during the day supposed to use the post office???  OK, more coffee sounds good now.

I wish we had a kiosk like that!  I mostly use online shipping tools, but you still have to physically hand the packages to a clerk here, if the package weighs more than 13 oz.  ::)


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: babalina58 on November 02, 2008 04:07:23 PM
 :o  OK I just figured it all out...........

They gave them weekends off for the most part and 2 hour lunch so they don't.......................

8) GO POSTAL  8) GO POSTAL  8) GO POSTAL 8) GO POSTAL 8) 


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: angrykittymeowmeow on November 03, 2008 12:16:41 PM
I sent my package out today  ;D


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: when_im_sixty4 on November 03, 2008 12:22:03 PM
Oh, man, I thought I was the only one having a rough time getting stuffed shipped! At least we'll appreciate our goodies that much more when we get them, right?

Friday I had the stomach flu (and on Halloween, too!! Grrr  >:( ), which threw everything off for me. And I wanted to make sure all the items were germ free before I sent- t-dub if it smells like disinfectent, I'm really sorry!  :P

I had major issues with the P.O. on my first swap, so now I always use UPS. Never had a problem since then. And they automatically insure your package. Sweet.  ;D


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: kaishabackwards on November 04, 2008 05:04:44 AM
I had major issues with the P.O. on my first swap, so now I always use UPS. Never had a problem since then. And they automatically insure your package. Sweet.  ;D

I didn't know they did that!  Maybe I'll have to try them for next time!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: Chloecat on November 06, 2008 05:12:58 AM
My pacakge is taking forever to get there.


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: t-dub on November 06, 2008 10:50:41 AM
Oh, man, I thought I was the only one having a rough time getting stuffed shipped! At least we'll appreciate our goodies that much more when we get them, right?

Friday I had the stomach flu (and on Halloween, too!! Grrr  >:( ), which threw everything off for me. And I wanted to make sure all the items were germ free before I sent- t-dub if it smells like disinfectent, I'm really sorry!  :P

I had major issues with the P.O. on my first swap, so now I always use UPS. Never had a problem since then. And they automatically insure your package. Sweet.  ;D
I am so sorry to hear you were sick! Bummer! :(


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: barbolot on November 25, 2008 09:19:24 AM
We're going to need an angel for an international package. . . . If anyone's interested, please PM me ASAP! :)


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: babalina58 on November 25, 2008 09:44:41 AM
They said it is undeliverable and are sending it back to me WTF really....It has been 11 days and still nothing...I have restarted to make a package so she has one and i am my own Angel I am just telling you so you can do this.....pay the ins. on a package Just a little helpful info Had I we would not be going through this.....

 I don't think I will ever see it again. I called Atlanta this morning to the Dead Mail center and described it and they say that It might make it back to me in a few months OR it could be sold in the monthly Dead Mail auctions...WTF My goodies could end up in a flea market they said!!! FU POSTOFFICE!! but it if has ins even just 50.00 for like less then 2.00 I would not have this issue they would know where it is.

I will send all swap from now on with INS...Hell, this way I know I will get it back or it will be delivered...If not they are not responceable a all..


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: when_im_sixty4 on November 27, 2008 01:00:41 AM
They said it is undeliverable and are sending it back to me WTF really....It has been 11 days and still nothing...I have restarted to make a package so she has one and i am my own Angel I am just telling you so you can do this.....pay the ins. on a package Just a little helpful info Had I we would not be going through this.....

 I don't think I will ever see it again. I called Atlanta this morning to the Dead Mail center and described it and they say that It might make it back to me in a few months OR it could be sold in the monthly Dead Mail auctions...WTF My goodies could end up in a flea market they said!!! FU POSTOFFICE!! but it if has ins even just 50.00 for like less then 2.00 I would not have this issue they would know where it is.

I will send all swap from now on with INS...Hell, this way I know I will get it back or it will be delivered...If not they are not responceable a all..

WHAT?!? They can do that with "lost" packages? They're making a profit off of our hardwork?!? Wow, I would spew all kinds of curses if I came across my stuff in some flea market somewhere...  >:(


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: babalina58 on December 01, 2008 05:39:18 AM
 Well, It is what it is...I was floored when they told me all that too...Choice words YEP!! I have my second package about ready to send. I am so sad it is not a great as teh first one but I did not have the funds or time to really do that package again..THis one is nice too I hope my partner likes it....I am so sick of all of our hard work being Lost WHAT?? Nothing is lost when it has a track number on it...Hummm....
             


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: PetitMer on December 19, 2008 06:36:04 AM
HELLO MUG SWAPPERS! Come on back and check out Bablina's Long lost package!~ HOORAY!!!!!!
I opened this INCREDIBLY heavy box, and things just kept pouring out...
I'll start with the lot as it came out (with one minor exception, I'll explain later)

The mug is a tea for one set that I've been using ever since (and right now for that matter!)
and it looks like the colors inspired her to paint a tea box, coaster and tray to match!
There's also a little tea bag cozy (which my gameboy is now inside of) and a little tea spoon

Top of the box:

Next up are some jar projects, loose tea, a cinnamon apple candle and some homemade? preserves!
I don't know what kind they are yet.. they're vacuum sealed!

A set of four coasters:

There is soooo much tea and hot cocoa and cider and sweets and chocolates and peppermints
and I had trouble getting pictures of the special towel cozies she made, but very pretty!
Finally, the item which came out of the box first and is absent from the group shot is this:

because I immediately put it on!

Thanks so much Babilina for staying patient and sending me such an awesome box! I love it!!!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: karmellah on December 19, 2008 11:15:28 AM
:o  OK I just figured it all out...........

They gave them weekends off for the most part and 2 hour lunch so they don't.......................

8) GO POSTAL  8) GO POSTAL  8) GO POSTAL 8) GO POSTAL 8) 

My boyfriend works for the post office and most of his family does too. The economic crunch has hit them too. At least at his post office, even durning christmas time. They can really only afford to keep one person MAYBE two on the window. My BF Was there yesterday and there was a line around the block and only one window allowed open. The other workers had to sort the mail. Some had to be sent home because of the $$$$. Honestly, people take the Post office for granted I think. Most postal workers are being replaced with machines now and the couple of people they do have work very hard to try to make our lives easier. its not a glamourous job, its very hard and tirering with low pay and no respect. I love when people complaiun about the post office. I was in line today and some woman was screaming because there were 4 people ahead of her. i was laughing hysterically. From November through mid-january theyre busy with not enough workers. It sucks. That is why I mail my xmas packages in october lol. I work retail (im sure a lot of you do too) and this time of year customers get cranky and make your job worse. Its hard. And I am going off on a tangent. Respect your postal Service. They work just as hard as everyone else.


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: babalina58 on December 19, 2008 11:31:18 AM
KARMELLAH...I have to say I like the PO...BUT IN THIS CASE THEY HIT THE BALL INTO LOOSERVILLE!!! I SHIPPED THE BOX payed DC, IT got to Petitmer buliding several times and they did not deliver it..THen they kept it over 10 days and then it appeared again and then was sent back....Now I had to PAY for the goof on there part not one bt 2 times...and a month later she got her goodies.....Oh that would also be  SHE CALLED THE POs in her area and no one wold let her come get the box in or tell her where it is BT they had all that info and the carrier HUMMMm...I am just bitter abot this box and the NYC post office that is in her part of the city!! Not all employees just the lazy crap heads ;D



I AM SO THRILLED THE BOX CAME AFTER ALL THE DRAMA WITH THE PO AND THE CRAPHOLE POSTAL WORKERS IN THE CITY!! I am glad you like it all..I know you will drink tea for days LOL


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: barbolot on December 19, 2008 11:43:30 AM
That is a massive package!  Well worth the wait, I'm sure. ;)  I LOVE the tea box, tray and coaster set!  Nice job, babalina!


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: karmellah on December 19, 2008 11:49:56 AM
KARMELLAH...I have to say I like the PO...BUT IN THIS CASE THEY HIT THE BALL INTO LOOSERVILLE!!! I SHIPPED THE BOX payed DC, IT got to Petitmer buliding several times and they did not deliver it..THen they kept it over 10 days and then it appeared again and then was sent back....Now I had to PAY for the goof on there part not one bt 2 times...and a month later she got her goodies.....Oh that would also be  SHE CALLED THE POs in her area and no one wold let her come get the box in or tell her where it is BT they had all that info and the carrier HUMMMm...I am just bitter abot this box and the NYC post office that is in her part of the city!! Not all employees just the lazy crap heads ;D



I AM SO THRILLED THE BOX CAME AFTER ALL THE DRAMA WITH THE PO AND THE CRAPHOLE POSTAL WORKERS IN THE CITY!! I am glad you like it all..I know you will drink tea for days LOL


Just blame the shippers, not the sorters or the people on the window :-D


Title: Re: Fill A Mug Swap Round 3 (SIGN UPS CLOSED; SEND OUTS 11/01/08)
Post by: babalina58 on December 19, 2008 12:07:46 PM
I blame the IDIOTS who had the box! the Mailman ( delivery any YES the counter people who told her she could not pick it up)

All is well that ends well I guess lesson of the story...INSURE your packages and they are held accountable!
I now need to snag a boatload of pens to make up for the money I paid to ship 2 times!!  :o ;D
I am off to my postoffice to steal a few pens and mail some packages LOL :-*