This is the second year I have participated in the Printable Pony’s Blogger Gift Exchange and both years I have been a bit generic with my ideas. When you need basically everything because you are too cheap to buy any non necessities yourself, it is hard to break down the list. I basically said “I need it all…go for it” or something along those lines.
I was getting a bit nervous when it was into January and I hadn’t received anything. With moving before Christmas, and giving Tracy my rental address, I was worried it may have been returned or left outside the old house and stolen. I was so relieved to stop by the rental after work one day and find it!
The return address was a name I didn’t recognize and there was no card inside to give it away, so I want to thank all of you that chimed in and helped me figure it out!!! My secret santa is a new to me blog, TBA (Thoroughbred Adventure), and now I am obsessively back reading her blog to learn all about her.
To the goods:
The box was full of great goodies for both Gem and me. The socks are lucky socks and I hope that they work in the future!!! I’ll be trying them out the next time I ride for sure.
Next up was a hardy looking hoof pick. I hadn’t heard of this brand, but hey if it claims to the the ultimate hoof pick who am I to disagree? 🙂 Truth is, I’ve been using the same cheapy plastic pick with brush for 8 years and it is dying a horrible death. This came at a great time.
For Gem, she added Mrs. Pastures treats. I’m a stingy, horrible mom who never gives treats. This is going to be a good surprise for Gem and I am sure she will devour them.
Last, she added in a couple human treats. I failed to get a picture because I ate them immediately upon seeing them before I had to share (and by share I mean give most of it to Wyatt) with the kiddo. It was really tasty with a mix of caramel, chocolate and pretzels. I have no regrets on that decision.
Thank you Amber for the gifts!!!!
One last reminder: the 2018 Volunteer Challenge is closing at midnight tonight, so if you want in on the goodies leave a comment on any post and I’ll add you to the list. The full list will get posted next week.
13 thoughts on “2017 Blogger Secret Santa”
Great gifts for sure! Always fun to find a new blog!
It’s my favorite part of the Exchange.
Best hoofpick ever!! Just saying!!! you will love it! I have had mine for almost 10 years I kid you not. Love it.
So glad you ended up getting your gift from your blogger! I always worry when we move/forward mail!! For that very reason:) And now i have a new blog to read too 🙂
Anything that lasts for forever is perfect for me.
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oops about forgetting the card!! looks like a neat gift tho – i’ll be curious to hear what you think of the hoof pick!
It was a nice mix of horse and human specific things. Hopefully the rain stays always today and I’ll get to try it out and ride too
The Ultimate Hoofpick is my absolute #1 cannot-live-without-it tool. Everyone needs one!
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Ooh! I can’t wait to use it now. It’s got to be better than the $2 plastic crap one I’ve been using for nearly a decade.
I think Amanda turned me onto the hoofpick when I lived in Texas that is how long i have had it!!
Its always interesting to see what people come up with
Thanks again for participating 😀
It was fun!