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Love Thursday Seconda Parte: I Don’t Mean to Brag But…

I have the best mommy in the world (no offense to your mommies, of course).

Today I received this:


NB: This is the fourth outrageously heavy package I’ve received within the past month and a half.

Before my mom sent it, the story goes, my niece handed her an already sealed envelope to put in for me. Here are some of its contents:

That there on the left? Why yes, it *is* a snowflake cut out of a coffee filter.

Again, I don’t mean to brag, but let’s just say I’m a pretty durn lucky gal.

6 Beans of Wisdom to “Love Thursday Seconda Parte: I Don’t Mean to Brag But…”
  1. Giulia
    12.28.2006

    Reeses AND Nips?!!!

    Ya know, it doesn’t help for me to have seen this right now, of all times… when I am in dire need of chocolate!

    That was very sweet of your Mom. Maybe if I’m good, she’ll send me a box too?! :p

  2. kristen
    12.28.2006

    adorable. just found your blog and i’m loving it.

  3. Laura B.
    12.29.2006

    Care packages are the BEST! Does your mom put every care package in one of those baskets? She’s pretty awesome.

  4. Gil
    12.29.2006

    Lucky in more ways than one. You have a pretty talented niece. Happy New Year to you!!!

    I hope Expats comes back on line soon.

  5. sognatrice
    12.29.2006

    Yes, Giulia, I’m viziata as well as fortunata 😉

    Kristen, thanks for visiting; hope we’ll be seeing more of you!

    Laura, actually that was a lovely set of lined baskets–4 in all. I had gotten them for myself before I came to Italy, but they didn’t make the cut in the luggage, so my mom found a way to weasel them into a box. Sadly, no, all packages do not come with baskets, but enough candy to make your teeth hurt just looking at it? Yeah, that’s a given.

    Gil, my niece is pretty talented, sweet, cute…don’t get me started! I missed out on the fun this morning at Expats as I was snoozing. Hope it’s all better now.

  6. Shan
    12.29.2006

    What a great package. You are one lucky girl.

    Also your niece is clearly a genius. Very cute snowflake.

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