Imagine my surprise this week when not one, but two packages arrived with my name on them. One of them was something I ordered a while back, so it wasn't a total surprise. The second one was a very pleasant surprise that has left a huge smile on my face.
The first one was a bag I ordered to keep my nook in. For those of you out there who don't know what a nook is, it's an electronic book reader made by Barnes and Noble. I could write a whole post about it and how much I love it, but I imagine most people's eyes would glaze over. The thing about it is, once you get the electronic device, you're instantly bitten by the bug to start accessorizing it. Mine has a leather cover that I just love, which makes it look more like a book. It has a nice Celtic Hounds pattern on it and the leather work is truly an art.
ShopMollyd, I knew through Facebook offered to make bags as a fundraiser. I wasn't sure if the bag would fit my nook with its case, but I decided to ask. Brooke was nice enough to look at the site that makes the covers and take all kinds of measurements and ask about color preferences. I can't say how excited I am about the end result!
Cult of the Greyhound. She has a photo blog that I just love visiting every day. She has some of the most photogenic Greyhounds I've ever seen. She also makes cards with the photographs she takes. She made a set of notecards for the recent auction to help the Fort Worth sighthounds who were recently seized after being found in deplorable conditions. Since I didn't win her notecards in the auction, she sent me some of my own. They are so beautiful, I doubt I'll be able to mail them to anyone! Most likely we'll frame most of them and put them in the Greyhound room. It was such a nice surprise to get them, I haven't stopped smiling!