receiving gifts in the mail

[NOTE: This post originally appeared on a now-deleted blog and is being re-posted here for my own sake.]

There is something about opening up your mailbox and seeing a package in there that just makes your heart go all a-flutter, you know? Well, truth be told I get excited if I see any piece of mail with my name on it, but maybe that’s just the egoist in me!

Then again, it’s always really annoying too because our mailbox is super small where the opening is 5″ by 6″ and we don’t have a locker for parcels either … so you can imagine how absolutely stuffed it can get with the letters/packages/catalogs/magazines of four people. Sometimes we end up having to go down to the post office because not everything fits.

120326 earrings

A bit back I won a giveaway hosted at Paints and Pans for a wonderful pair of earrings from Nell Belle Designs. And they arrived in a box that fit just perfectly in my mailbox. It was so exciting. Thanks, Natalie and Nell!

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