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2011 Official Christmas Card Exchange!

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  • 2011 Official Christmas Card Exchange!

    Hey Everyone!

    I'm volunteering to organize this year's Christmas/Holiday card exchange Here's what you need to do:

    1. Send me an email at cothholidaycardexchange@gmail.com with the following information: COTH name, REAL name, complete address (international is ok), and email address where I can contact you if I have questions (if other than the email you sent me the info at)

    2. I will put everything into a spreadsheet that you can then use to print your labels (there are directions on the outside of the label package for anyone who needs help)

    3. Send me your info no later than November 18th, I will get the list out to everyone no later than November 24th. That gives everyone about a month to get cards stuffed and sent.

    A few people asked last year what to send. I have received everything from a simple card with a signature to a full page letter with multiple pictures. All were welcome. Anything about you or your horse(s) or that you want to share with everyone.

    If you have any questions, let me know. Otherwise, let the sign up begin!!
    No hour of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle. ~Winston Churchill
    For Hope, For Strength, For Life-Delta Gamma
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  • #2
    oo you beat me to it!

    Add me to the list! If by chance you still have last years info, mine is the same

    P.
    A Wandering Albertan - NEW Africa travel blog!

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      #3
      Polydor, I got ya! Keep 'em coming!
      No hour of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle. ~Winston Churchill
      For Hope, For Strength, For Life-Delta Gamma
      www.etsy.com/shop/joiedevivrecrafts Custom Wreaths and Other Decorations

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      • #4
        Hopefully this year I will be good for more than just a signature! Love doing this exchange

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        • #5
          Oh that sounds fun!
          Tu deviens responsable pour toujours de ce que tu as apprivoisé.
          You become responsible, forever, for what you have tamed
          Le Petit Prince

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            #6
            Foxtrot, it's a blast! I love getting horsey mail from all over the world Last year the Australia one was definitely the coolest! I think it was Polydor!
            No hour of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle. ~Winston Churchill
            For Hope, For Strength, For Life-Delta Gamma
            www.etsy.com/shop/joiedevivrecrafts Custom Wreaths and Other Decorations

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              #7
              We've got 7 signed up so far!
              No hour of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle. ~Winston Churchill
              For Hope, For Strength, For Life-Delta Gamma
              www.etsy.com/shop/joiedevivrecrafts Custom Wreaths and Other Decorations

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              • Original Poster

                #8
                Up to 10! Keep them coming!
                No hour of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle. ~Winston Churchill
                For Hope, For Strength, For Life-Delta Gamma
                www.etsy.com/shop/joiedevivrecrafts Custom Wreaths and Other Decorations

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                  #9
                  Bump!
                  No hour of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle. ~Winston Churchill
                  For Hope, For Strength, For Life-Delta Gamma
                  www.etsy.com/shop/joiedevivrecrafts Custom Wreaths and Other Decorations

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                  • #10
                    Yup the Australia one would have been me! Was hoping that went over well. Got a little carried away with it ! lol

                    P.
                    A Wandering Albertan - NEW Africa travel blog!

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                    • #11
                      I'm in.

                      Email sent.
                      'Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.'
                      - Pablo Picasso

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                      • #12
                        Thanks for doing this. It motivates me to get organized on the card design. Mr. IF and I have some ideas that we need to try this weekend.
                        Where Fjeral Norwegian Fjords Rule
                        http://www.ironwood-farm.com

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                        • #13
                          I'll give it a try -- email on its way.
                          Riding a horse is not a gentle hobby, to be picked up and laid down like a game of solitaire. It is a grand passion.... ~ Emerson

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                          • #14
                            How many names does everyone get? I've never done this before, but am interested. Do you just send out one card, or multiple cards to different people?
                            Dapplebay - home of original equestrian clothing and accessories.

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                            • #15
                              Paige : looks like last year we had 28-30 ish. It really depends on what you want to send. People just bought xmas cards and signed them, to making their own. Or a pic (s) of them and their horses to a letter and card. So really up to you want to do.

                              P.
                              A Wandering Albertan - NEW Africa travel blog!

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                                #16
                                P is right. We get a lot of different things every year and it's always a blast! We have people send everything from normal cards with a signature to wonderful, funny letters and everything in between! I think there may have even been a handmade one last year if I'm not mistaken?

                                Once the sign up closes I compile the list of all the names and addresses and then e-mail it out to everyone and that's who you send the cards to
                                No hour of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle. ~Winston Churchill
                                For Hope, For Strength, For Life-Delta Gamma
                                www.etsy.com/shop/joiedevivrecrafts Custom Wreaths and Other Decorations

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                                  #17
                                  Bump
                                  No hour of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle. ~Winston Churchill
                                  For Hope, For Strength, For Life-Delta Gamma
                                  www.etsy.com/shop/joiedevivrecrafts Custom Wreaths and Other Decorations

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                                    #18
                                    Bumping!
                                    No hour of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle. ~Winston Churchill
                                    For Hope, For Strength, For Life-Delta Gamma
                                    www.etsy.com/shop/joiedevivrecrafts Custom Wreaths and Other Decorations

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                                    • #19
                                      Sounds like fun! Will email as soon as I finish surfing around here.

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                                      • #20
                                        I loved receiving all of the cards last year! I looked forward to getting the mail every day.

                                        I'm in! Gonna send my email shortly.
                                        Charlie Brown (1994 bay TB X gelding)
                                        White Star (2004 grey TB gelding)

                                        Mystical Moment, 1977-2010.

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