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Hail the Snail 2.28

15 May

There’s part of me that’s a bit sad I only have a few days worth of mail to share with you from the first half of this month. The other part, however, is very much relieved I don’t have a mountain of a reply pile to tend to thanks to how busy I/we have been between my dad’s visit, Gabe’s birthday festivities, and several Logan related errands.

I’ll get to said happy mail momentarily, but I’d like to say that our visit with my dad went very well (and that we ate very well, too!), that Gabe’s birthday was a happy one, and that though Logan got a bit sick last week, all of the errands on his behalf went pretty smoothly.

May 4th: When the first few days of May were quiet, it was nice knowing I’d at least get a letter from Jody!

May 5th: Getting happy mail from Sarah has also been nice to expect rather regularly. Her Little Cards and our story came today.

May 6th: As for a letter from Kayla, that was a pleasant surprise.

May 8th: Some more mail– a letter this time– came from Sarah.

May 9th: It may have been Gabe’s birthday, but I was the one that got presents in the mail:

May 13th: Along with another letter from Jody were these other colorful pretties:

And there you have it! With any luck the rest of this month will have more letters (pretty or otherwise). All the best!

Sincerely, Kate ~!~

Hail the Snail 2.27

30 Apr

I almost forgot to post this post today, but better late than never, right?

April 15th: No mail to start off this mail call, but between seeing a bunch of my mom’s side of the family, and later animals at the Children’s Zoo, I don’t mind at all!

April 17th: Logan got a bunch of books from my mom while I got a Figi’s order from my dad and a couple letters from Sarah, too.

April 18th: Another book came for the Loganator, starring Biscuit! Woof, woof!

April 19th: A batch of Bunny Little Cards were waiting with Pablo for me.

April 20th: After a couple days without letters, I got a couple thanks to Jody and Sarah.

April 21st: While Pablo had another batch of Bunnies, Manolo had my Dr. Seuss set of Little Cards, a letter from Allison, and my latest stamp order, too.

April 26th: After several days without mail, Pablo hooked me up with another two batches of Little Cards, and Manolo hooked me up with another letter from Sarah.

April 27th: Sort of reversing from yesterday, I got one last batch of Bunnies but two letters from Sarah, haha. Oh! And there was also a letter from Jody.

April 28th: One of my Con/Dom gnomes from ages ago made it back home thanks to Othella.

April 29th: Last but not least in the mail this month was a Postcard from Wonderland, also thanks to Othella.

April 30th: The boys and I had quite the special delivery earlier– a visit from my dad! We’ll be seeing more of him over the next week or so, so you can expect some details come my next Hail the Snail post. You also can expect another Little Cards post soon since I have all of April’s now 😀 As always, I appreciate your patience and for reading this little blog of mine about little things that make me happy.

Sincerely, Kate ~!~

Hail the Snail 2.26

15 Apr

Although this may be the first time I have “hailed the snail” since January, I assure you what I’ve gotten from Manolo and Pablo over the past couple months has still very much been “happy mail.” Below you’ll find everything I’ve received so far this month.

April 1st: The month started with a letter from my most consistent pen pal, Jody.

April 3rd: And then last week started with a letter from Kari and a random intro letter from someone in Germany. For the record, I only responded to the former since I’m not in the market for new pen pals.

April 4th: Thanks to Jenn, I had all of the Little Cards per my Enchanted theme.

April 5th: Pardon the bra strap, but the “perfect T” was a perfect mystery, hehe. It came in the mail along with a letter from Sarah:

April 6th: Not only did I get letters from Justine and Kayla, I got a “friendly reminder” it’s time to schedule another OB/GYN exam– joy!

April 7th: Joining the little reply pile I had was a letter from Ashley.

April 8th: Thanks to Sarah, the reply pile grew even bigger yet.

April 10th: This week started with another letter from Sarah, and one from Kristy, too.

April 12th: Though the hooks failed to come with it, I got a shoe organizer in the mail so I can store/ display my LulaRoe leggings, hehe.

April 13th: The more I got caught up on letters, the more happy I was to get the one from Jody. Also happy? Logan because he got a couple books in the mail.

April 14th: More books came for the Loganator, and a batch of Little Cards came per my current theme.

Whether there’s any mail today or not, it should be a good day between seeing my mom’s side of the family, and then seeing some animals per the MembersFest at the Children’s Zoo. Plus our plans this weekend don’t end there! I hope your Easter is a happy one!

Sincerely, Kate ~!~

Hail the Snail 2.25

30 Jan

Much like my last mail call, this is a bit messed up since I should have posted some of the following on the 15th. Blogging just hasn’t been a priority over the past month or so, but hopefully as the year progresses I can begin to prioritize Sincerely Kate a bit better again. Well, without furter ado…

January 5th: I got a couple ATCs from a trade I made, and Logan got one, too 🙂

January 6th: We got a belated Christmas card from my brother Erik and his wife, an early Valentine-friendly package from Sarah, and some of the birthday presents I ordered for the Loganator.

January 7th: Another package from Sarah came today– meet the Gnomlins!

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January 10th: Just stories from Sarah this time, but there were packages from Amazon and LulaRoe. And Pablo had a couple ATCs, too.

January 12th: Jody’s letter accompanied another Amazon box.

January 13th: The last of the birthday presents we ordered for the Loganator arrived along with stickers via Pipsticks, an ATC per a private trade, and a letter from Charmaine.

January 17th: The Loganator got a present from Sarah as well as a birthday card, while I got the set of Christmas Carols Little Cards and the postcards I ordered.

January 18th: Both of the boys received postcards– Gabe’s was from my pen pal, Justine, and Logan’s was from me!

January 19th: Another five birthday cards came for my (now) six-year-old, and a bunch of ATCs came for me.

January 20th: Thanks to Kira I received two Postcards from Wonderland.

January 21st: Sandwiched between birthday festivities for Logan were letters from Jody, Kari, and Kristy.

January 23rd: The birthday boy got some happy mail from Ashley, while I got a letter from Whitney, a Disney Pocket Letter from Jenn, a few ATCs, and more stickers via Pipsticks.

January 24th: Logan and I had even more happy mail between Sarah, Nicole, Krista, and Ashley.

January 26th: I got another turn with the stories Sarah and I have been writing together.

January 28th: A letter from Sarah came today along with the last of the Little Cards per my Zodiac theme and another miscellaneous ATC.

I think that’s everything, though I might have forgotten a birthday card for Logan here and there since I’m not used to tracking his mail. He definitely has appreciated everything he has gotten though, so much so Gabe and I picked out a couple Valentine’s Day cards we’ll be sending him soon, hehe. Thanks to everyone who sent any of us anything– you flop our mops ❤

Sincerely, Kate ~!~

 

 

 

Hail the Snail 2.24

4 Jan

This should have been posted back on the 30th– my bad.

December 15th: We got the first Christmas card of this mail call, and I got a letter from Jody as well.

December 16th: Along with a little happy mail from Sarah was a little package from my dad and another Christmas card, too.

December 17th: Two more cards came plus our Figi’s order and other Christmas-friendly packages from Nicole, my mom, and my brother Doug and his wife.

December 19th: Another thing from Figi’s came thanks to my dad, and yet another two Christmas cards.

December 20th: Manolo had a letter from Justine, and Pablo had a batch of Little Cards.

December 21st: Now Manolo had LulaRoe leggings, Pablo had ATCs from a couple of trades, and UPS delivered some goodies my mom ordered from Amazon. But wait, there’s more! I banged out Harry Potter and the Cursed Child after starting it two days before 😀

December 22nd: I received Christmas cards from two of my pen pals, as well as Little Cards from one of ’em.

December 23rd: I heard from Jody for the second time this mail call.

December 24th: Kayla’s Christmas card made it just in time.

December 25th: There was no mail, but the boys and I all received many a goody.

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December 27th: A couple more Christmas cards trickled in.

December 28th: Thanks to my dad, this holiday season got a bit more merrier. Getting the stories back from Sarah was just frosting on the sugar cookies 😀

December 29th: There was happy mail from Kära, double from Sarah, and there was an Amazon order, too.

December 30th: I got two orders today– stamps and LulaRoe!

December 31st: 2016 ended with a letter from Kristy and a postcard from Kayla.

January 3rd: The first letters of the year are from Jody, Kari, and Kayla, and the first package was from Hot Topic 😛

January 4th: And the first mail I got from Pablo was a letter from Whitney and a few ATC trades– these cards in particular were my favorites:

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I hope your Christmas was a merry one, and that your New Year has been merry, too. Ours has been interesting so far– hence the late post! Thanks for your patience 🙂

Sincerely, Kate ~!~

 

Hail the Snail 2.23

15 Dec

November 30th: November ended with a letter from Jody and a surprise package from Barnes & Noble, courtesy of my mom.

December 1st: December started with our first Christmas card of the season, as well as the last batch of November’s Little Cards and some happy mail from Sarah.

December 2nd: Another surprise from my mom– a Daytimer refill– came today, and a letter from Justine, too.

December 3rd: Along with a letter from Kari and a Christmas card from Sarah, more orders came, but I’m responsible for these ones 😀

December 4th: I paid Pablo a visit and was rewarded with ATCs from two private trades.

December 5th: Manolo had a letter from Nicole, a letter and a postcard from Kayla, and a story and the following goodies from Sarah:

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December 6th: Today’s offering was a Christmas card from Justine, a postcard from Sarah that Ashley originally sent me, and an Etsy order that sadly was not worth the wait.

December 7th: Manolo ran out of stuff for a bit, but Pablo had a letter from Whitney.

December 9th: We now have the license plate for this beauty we’re leasing:

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December 10th: Last week ended with a letter from Ashley and Little Cards from Arlene.

December 13th: Along with a Christmas card from my brother Tom’s family, I got three envelopes worth of happy mail from Sarah.

December 14th: Another two envelopes from Sarah came, plus two from Jenn and Jody– Jenn’s had her North Pole Little Cards, and Jody’s the letter that went missing over a month ago.

And that’s all folks! At least for now 🙂
Sincerely, Kate ~!~

 

Hail the Snail 2.22

30 Nov

November 18th: After several days with no mail, I was ecstatic to not only get Sarah’s Little Cards, but my Wonderful Owlcrate!

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November 19th: And after even more time passed with no mail specifically from Jody, she sent the rewrite I got today.

November 20th: Rose’s letter was waiting for me when I stopped and saw Pablo.

November 21st: The stories Sarah and I have been writing together came back into my possession.

November 22nd: Also now in my possession? Some more presents I ordered via Amazon and these awesome new leggings!

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November 23rd: Prior to getting some Little Cards and Whitney’s letter from Pablo, I finished reading Heartless by Marissa Meyer. I am so grateful to Owlcrate for acquiring it because I just loved reading how the Queen of Hearts came to be.

November 24th: There might not have been any mail, but I’m pleased to report our Thanksgiving was still a happy one.

November 25th: The Christmas-friendly address labels I ordered from Vistaprint arrived today. It was the definition of perfect timing.

November 26th: Last week ended with a letter (and fun extras) from Ashley.

November 28th: Manolo had a Family Fun magazine for me, while Pablo had some not-so-little Little Cards.

November 29th: Last but not least, I got a letter from Sarah.

Hope November was kind to you, and that no matter how cold December gets, that there’s people who give you reasons to feel warm and fuzzy.

Sincerely, Kate ~!~