A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
November Crafting Tips & Tricks: Check out Kittykill's latest DIY video, How to Make Glowing Wax Globes!
Total Members: 314,649
Currently Running With Scissors:
211 Guests and 1 User
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: [1] 2 3 ... 10
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Snack Swap  (Read 9982 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit
« on: March 30, 2010 01:54:36 AM »

So, in the craft kit swap there was some chat about having a snack swap. It would involve sending some snacks not available in your partner's country/region and some crefty goody.

So, what isn't available in your region?
What is available in your region that might not be elsewhere?
And, what crafty goodies can you think of?

My ideas are:
Australia has
-Tim Tams (choc biscuits)
-Starburst sweets/lollies
-Violet Crumble (Choc coated honeycomb bars)
-Pollywaffle bars
-Choo choo bars
-Eucalyptus drops (boiled candy - eucalyptus flavour)
-Caramello Koala
-Cherry Ripe bars
-Bertie Beetle chocolate
-Iced vo-vos
-Cheds biscuits
-Tee vee snacks
-Wagon Wheels

Australia doesn't have (or are difficult to find)
-Jolly Ranchers
-Reeses Peanut butter cups (but I think they're foul!)
-Candy corn
-Three musketeers
-Pixie sticks
-Junior Mints
-Altoids (they need to be purchased from an imports shop)
-Hot tamales
-Double decker
-Lion Bar
-Star Bar

Craft ideas
-snack bowls
-reuseable snack bags
Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

No try, just do.
Offline Offline

Posts: 5030
Joined: 25-Jul-2009

I'm the Irish Latina Ninja!

View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #1 on: March 30, 2010 02:18:23 AM »

Schnerby, I was just talking about Australians and their dislike for peanut butter yesterday with one of my students who is a hosting an Aussie exchange student.

So I asked my student if she was fair and tried veggimite after she offered her (the exchange student) a PB sandwich. She did and said she'll stick to PB. LOL!

This could be a fun swap! Smiley
« Reply #2 on: March 30, 2010 02:33:59 AM »

I'm in if we get a swap going.

We don't really get Hersey's Kisses, grape flavoured stuff, funky liquorice stuff (liken they get in Finland).

Sherrie B, UT
Show me your Creativity!What's you Passion?
Offline Offline

Posts: 1148
Joined: 08-May-2008

I love living in Utah!

View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #3 on: March 30, 2010 04:48:37 AM »

would Salt Water Taffy from Salt Lake city Count? It's the BEST!

"Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep." by Scott Adams
MY WISTS: http://www.wists.com/SherrieB
Crafty Detective Rd. 7  sendouts Apr. 14, 2011) 
Swap Moderator
Image Reproduction Techniques Moderator

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Irreverent. Indomitable. Incorrigible.
Offline Offline

Posts: 9419
Joined: 09-Aug-2005

View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #4 on: March 30, 2010 05:11:55 AM »

This sounds like so much fun!  I would be totally up for this swap (pending available swap spot in my profile Roll Eyes) Cheesy 

loves to experiment...not a monogamous crafter...

STS Winter Market 2017
Offline Offline

Posts: 1166
Joined: 20-Apr-2008

Crafty Zombie Mama \m/

View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #5 on: March 30, 2010 11:50:49 AM »

Oh, this sounds like a ton a fun! When were you thinking of starting sign ups?
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 3222
Joined: 14-Nov-2007

View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #6 on: March 30, 2010 01:16:29 PM »

I'm SO up for this swap!  I was brainstorming candy container ideas last night. Smiley

"Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving!" - Auntie Mame
Offline Offline

Posts: 3443
Joined: 10-Jan-2008

Let go of what's already gone..

View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #7 on: March 30, 2010 01:48:59 PM »

I am not much of a snacker..but the men folk in my family are definitely snackers..Im up for this Smiley

its ME!!
Soap licking is dangerous..please dont try it at home

will trade some soap for a superhero cape which will be used by the kid in my avatar ^^
« Reply #8 on: March 30, 2010 03:40:48 PM »

Oh; Schnerby,  Thank you for jumping on this!  I knew it was something everyone would love, but have no skills to organize a swap at all.  I hate to think of the mess I would make trying to organize... think Atlanta traffic jam.

I'm really up for anything from anywhere because I just love to try new things... but yes, I pray for an Aussie partner in this because I dream of Starburst Babies every night.  They have haunted me since the first one went screaming into my big ol mouth.

There's really nothing in my area that's all that special, except maybe pralines.  Of course, if I did have an Aussie partner, I would probably want to send her something with peanut butter in it.  American peanut butter ( especially Jif) is so much sweeter and creamier than what's available there.  I base that on the fact that ever since my daughter took Jif with her when she interned there, her host family and co-workers have been begging for Jif shipments.


Offline Offline

Posts: 699
Joined: 15-Mar-2007

Keep on rockin' in the craft world!

View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #9 on: March 30, 2010 03:41:27 PM »

I would totally be down for this swap! Grin

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] 2 3 ... 10 Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

Latest Blog Articles
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Christmas Diorama in a Faux Vintage Box
@Home This Weekend: Cozy Sweater Quilt
Tute Tuesday: No Fail Fudge

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2017, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.