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    Default Dishcloth Swap!!! Join in the fun!!!

    COME JOIN THE FUN!!!!!


    UPDATE

    Some people have asked if they can send out dishcloths that are new because they can't knit or crochet and I think it is a good idea so everyone can be involved.



    I don't know if this will be the first ever swap on FV or not but we are going to have one!

    If you will to participate, send me your name and address by JUNE 15 th.

    I will put all names in a box draw two at a time and match up swap partners.

    You will then have until JULY 15 th to complete two - (2) dishcloths to send to your swap partner.

    Whether you knit or crochet it is totally your decision. You can contact your swap partner, if you wish, to find out what color their kitchen so it matches their decor.

    I will be placing an album in the picture section of FV so when you receive your dishcloths, take a picture and post in on the album. Make sure you include your name and swap partners name. (If you have trouble doing this, send them to me and I will be happy to place them on there for you)

    We have such artistic, talented people and great cyber friends on FV let's spread it around!
    May No Spend Days - 14 /15
    2014 No Eat Out Days - 132 /365
    2014 May Gas Challenge - $105 / $80
    May Keep Fit - 580 min / 750 min

    2014 - 52 Week Saving Challenge - 3, 8, 9, 18, 21, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52

    Don't tell God how big your storm is...tell the storm how big your God is.

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    Mahalo for being on top of this Debbie - we all will enjoy the boost that this swap will bring us!!
    No spend days: J 9/16
    Monthly exercise: J 165/930
    Monthly savings: J-202, F-186,M-170,A-154, M-137, J-118, J-102, A-86, S-70, O-54, N-38, D-28

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    bumping thread
    May No Spend Days - 14 /15
    2014 No Eat Out Days - 132 /365
    2014 May Gas Challenge - $105 / $80
    May Keep Fit - 580 min / 750 min

    2014 - 52 Week Saving Challenge - 3, 8, 9, 18, 21, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52

    Don't tell God how big your storm is...tell the storm how big your God is.

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    We have 14 people signed up so far for the dishcloth swap. I am hoping for some more....so come on people and join up! It will be a blast.
    May No Spend Days - 14 /15
    2014 No Eat Out Days - 132 /365
    2014 May Gas Challenge - $105 / $80
    May Keep Fit - 580 min / 750 min

    2014 - 52 Week Saving Challenge - 3, 8, 9, 18, 21, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52

    Don't tell God how big your storm is...tell the storm how big your God is.

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    Only 4 days left to join the swap! Anyone wishing to add their name to the list, please PM me with your address.

    Have a great day everyone!
    May No Spend Days - 14 /15
    2014 No Eat Out Days - 132 /365
    2014 May Gas Challenge - $105 / $80
    May Keep Fit - 580 min / 750 min

    2014 - 52 Week Saving Challenge - 3, 8, 9, 18, 21, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52

    Don't tell God how big your storm is...tell the storm how big your God is.

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    Debbie - It's so great that you started this - and whoever joins can be part of the founding members of our Swap Club - because I know that you'll continue this Monday is almost here and then we can get started!!
    No spend days: J 9/16
    Monthly exercise: J 165/930
    Monthly savings: J-202, F-186,M-170,A-154, M-137, J-118, J-102, A-86, S-70, O-54, N-38, D-28

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    Is it silly that I am excited about this? (Oh, did I tell you I will have to buy a new ball of yarn, too?) LOL

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    Hi Debbie! Was just wondering how everything was going with the swap. Had computer problems and I hope I didn't miss an up-date somewhere.

    Theresa

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    Monday's June 15th - the final day to sign up for the swap!!
    No spend days: J 9/16
    Monthly exercise: J 165/930
    Monthly savings: J-202, F-186,M-170,A-154, M-137, J-118, J-102, A-86, S-70, O-54, N-38, D-28

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    Tuesday June 16th the names will be drawn from a hat and then I will post them. So far there are about 18 names. I am excited for this as I think it will be great to get something in the mail just for ourselves!

    Once I post the names, then I will PM everyone with their swap buddies addresses.

    Thanks everyone for the kind words and thanks for joining in the swap!
    May No Spend Days - 14 /15
    2014 No Eat Out Days - 132 /365
    2014 May Gas Challenge - $105 / $80
    May Keep Fit - 580 min / 750 min

    2014 - 52 Week Saving Challenge - 3, 8, 9, 18, 21, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52

    Don't tell God how big your storm is...tell the storm how big your God is.

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    bump..... Only tonight, Sunday and Monday to join the swap!
    May No Spend Days - 14 /15
    2014 No Eat Out Days - 132 /365
    2014 May Gas Challenge - $105 / $80
    May Keep Fit - 580 min / 750 min

    2014 - 52 Week Saving Challenge - 3, 8, 9, 18, 21, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52

    Don't tell God how big your storm is...tell the storm how big your God is.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Debbie-cat View Post
    bump..... Only tonight, Sunday and Monday to join the swap!

    I'm so looking forward to this. Even though I don't really knit and crochet, I came up with another cute idea to add some crafty style to the cloths. I'm gonna try embellishing them with fabric strips along the sides, about an inch or so in. Then letting them criss-cross each other at the corners. Can't wait to hear my partner's color scheme. I really did want to personalize it a little at least. Anybody else have ideas for adding your own touch to store bought?

    Theresa
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    They sound really cute mamamia!
    May No Spend Days - 14 /15
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    2014 May Gas Challenge - $105 / $80
    May Keep Fit - 580 min / 750 min

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    Don't tell God how big your storm is...tell the storm how big your God is.

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    If you are crafty with a sewing machine, but not a crochet hook, there are also possibilities. I am not sure exactly what they are (I am NOT crafty with a sewing machine!) LOL But I am sure someone who uses one could come up with either embellishments, or maybe a type of fabric would be good

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    Ooh, I guess I'd better start thinking along the lines of dishcloths!! Can't do much with colour until I get my partner's name, but I can go look at patterns!
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