"When I found out I had a parcel waiting for me at the post office I was SOOOO excited. When I picked it up and found that it had come all the way from the US of A excitement reached fever pitch.
I was feeling a bit bad about the lack of information I had sent about myself for my secret sender (I mostly explained how much I loved tomato ketchup) so I was really chuffed when I found an entire hand written book dedicated to my favourite condiment! I am particularly looking forward to making the Thai chicken salad . . . it sounds delicious.
I have heard people talking about sock monkeys before, but had no idea what one was (although I suppose the clue was in the name). Now not only have I seen pictures of my sender's own creation, I have everything I need to knock together one of my own . . . the perfect way to spend Boxing Day!
I'm looking forward to a 2012 of far-flung adventures, and my fish from Mallorca, shells from Coney Island, and christmassy Radio City postcard have only added to my wanderlust.
However, I think the highlight was finding a beautiful old book of Dickens' quotes called Holly Berries (my name's Holly . . . spooky!).
My box contained:
Book of tomato ketchup recipes (AMAZING)
A make my own sock monkey kit
Some shells from Coney Island (!)
A camel letter opener
A book of Dickens' quotes
Thank you secret sender, my presents are going to keep me entertained for months to come! And thanks Tiffany for setting up such a great project."