I got my box......!!!!!

Lisa_in_GermanyJune 27, 2011

I got a really nice box from bizzo! I will post pics later. DH has to help me get them uploaded and posted.

I received a really pretty plate in the shape of a flower with blue flowers on it with matching cups! Perfect for outside or summer entertaining.

I also received two local cookbooks. One from Mystic called Saltwater Foodways and the other is Connecticut Farmer and Feast: Harvesting Local Bounty. It is all about the Connecticut farmers markets. I haven't had a chance to read either of them, yet, but I hope to this week.

Thank you so much, Bizzo, for making my swap such a memorable one. I haven't participated in years so it was a nice comback.

My box to my swap partner is on its way. I do hope it won't take the slow boat.

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Bizzo

Wow! I'm so glad it got there, and hope nothing got mangled! I had so many grand ideas for you, but shipping overseas I tried to keep it simple and non-breakable and a little lighter weight! yes, I know books aren't light, but they are lighter than pottery or glassware and much sturdier!!

I really hope you like the cookbooks! I bought them both at a bookstore in Mystic and they definitely reflect a bit of the part of the world I live in now...

Enjoy!!

Here is a link that might be useful: Saltwater Foodways is published by Mystic Seaport

    Bookmark   June 30, 2011 at 4:09PM
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beachlily z9a

Lovely swap box! Lisa, hope you truly enjoy it and Bizzo, congratulations! You done good!

    Bookmark   June 30, 2011 at 6:51PM
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Bizzo

I was offline for three days so it took me a while to get back to exchanges. The box got there sooner than I expected ! Sorry, Lisa, Or I would've responded last Monday!

I didn't take pictures, but since I'm not sure if Lisa will be able to as it's been several days, I'm going to share a link to the other cookbook as well... I liked the photos and stories in this one, I hope Lisa will, too!

Here is a link that might be useful: Connecticut Farmer and Feast information

    Bookmark   July 1, 2011 at 7:26AM
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riverrat1

Beautiful cookbook cover! Looking forward to pictures of the cups and plates.

    Bookmark   July 1, 2011 at 6:09PM
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ann_t

I would say that you nailed it Bizzo.

I'm looking forward to Lisa's pictures. But in the meantime, I'm admiring that cookbook cover. Farmer and Feast - what a great title. If the cover is anything to go by, that must be one amazing cookbook.

Ann

    Bookmark   July 1, 2011 at 10:18PM
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wizardnm

Sounds like a great swap box to me.

Nancy

    Bookmark   July 1, 2011 at 10:22PM
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jessyf

Can't wait to see the plate. Cookbooks are always good, LOL!

    Bookmark   July 2, 2011 at 6:19PM
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teresa_nc7

Nice swap surprise, Bizzo! Looking forward to pics of the other gifts. Enjoy, Lisa!

Teresa

    Bookmark   July 2, 2011 at 6:34PM
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lsr2002

Everything on that cookbook cover is so perfect and delicous looking. And Saltwater Seaways sounds fascinating.

It's a lovely selection of America for Lisa. I hope we get to see the plate and cups too.

Lee

    Bookmark   July 2, 2011 at 11:10PM
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KatieC

Looks like a beautiful cookbook. The plate/cups sound lovely. Enjoy, Lisa!

    Bookmark   July 6, 2011 at 1:33AM
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mer4205

All good things come from Connecticut!!! Looking forward to your pictures. Great job Bizzo! -maria(fellow Nutmegger).

    Bookmark   July 6, 2011 at 11:06PM
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annie1992

You can never go wrong with a cookbook and I really like the looks of that one, I'll look forward to seeing some recipes from that.

Great box, Bizzo.

Annie

    Bookmark   July 6, 2011 at 11:48PM
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Lisa_in_Germany

Sorry about the pics. We have been really swamped here with doc appointments and work. Will try to get them up this weekend.
Lisa

    Bookmark   July 8, 2011 at 2:30AM
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