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2012 COTH Secret Santa -- Sleighs On The Way!

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  • Originally posted by Blugal's Elf View Post
    Santa needs to have a word with my ISP about making my internet stop working when I am trying to shop. Definitely coal this year for them!

    (Are any other elves having trouble sticking to budget? I want to BUY ALL THE THINGS.)
    I look at it as tho the budget is a suggestion, LOL....... no, really, I do have to be careful, especially this year. Went to the Equine Affaire with a little $ and my recipient's list, but only managed to find a few things...... biggest problem for me is that everything on OPUS"s list are the things *I* love the most, so it's hard to remember I'm NOT shopping for me!!1 :-)


    • OPUS1---- a few questions---

      1. what size is your Oliver??
      2. what riding style do you do?
      3. do you ride w/gloves? what size / brand preference?
      4. pls post or pm some of your favorite photos! Thanks :-)


      • Yippee I'm an elf!!

        Oh Alicat!! Calling Alicat! Just letting you know you have an elf!
        Will be looking at your list and checking it twice! LOL
        Oh this is one happy elf, I was wondering if I was going to get a giftee this season. Santa had a long list for us elves this year! So excited!


        • Yes, definitely had trouble sticking to budget!! I cheated by using some free shipping options, thereby increasing my budget for gifts!

          You never know what kind of obsessive compulsive crazy person you are until another person imitates your behaviour at a three-day. --Gry2Yng


          • Never fear, I am here! (and terrible at rhyming... that was the best I got...)

            Horsefaerie just a few questions for you, so the shopping can begin!

            What are your horse's names? Dog? Cat?
            Favorite colors?
            No food, how about tea?


            • Oh the decisions... Do I send several small boxes or one big one?
              Oh the fun more shopping tonight have already been to 2 places! How SM likes her goodies as much as I liked pickign them out.
              This is way more fun than shopping for DH!


              • Alicat! Check in. This elf has so many questions!


                • I am definitely having trouble sticking to budget, but doing my best, haha. Buying horse stuff is so much fun, and I don't have anyone else in buy it for in "real life"... which ends in me just buying a lot of stuff for myself and my mare, ha.

                  Originally posted by Alicat's Elf View Post
                  Alicat! Check in. This elf has so many questions!
                  Are you Alicat's elf of AliCat518's elf? Might make a difference!


                  • [

                    Are you Alicat's elf of AliCat518's elf? Might make a difference![/QUOTE]

                    OH NO!!! You mean this goofy elf goofed already??
                    I an alicat518's elf. I did not put the 518 in.
                    You think I can change my alter. This elf is computer challenged as it is.
                    MAybe I had better send her a PM. No fear. She will still get great gifts.


                    • Originally posted by dressagetraks View Post
                      No word from my elf and no response yet from my giftee to a few messages, either. Ah well, I am having fun shopping here in the land of silence.
                      Never fear, your elf is here! I hear it's chilly over in your neck of the woods. Luckily your gift is coming from a land without sun, so we know a thing or two about keeping warm!


                      • Well I have a Giftee.. HAve not got a response from them, and HAve not heard from my elf, but I am a shopping. and a planning! I would be okay if no one bought me anything, I love to buy for folks! And this is the only person I have to buy for!


                        • I didn't receive a giftee, as best I can tell. ChocoMare, could you resend?
                          It's a uterus, not a clown car. - Sayyedati


                          • Originally posted by opus1elf View Post
                            OPUS1---- a few questions---

                            1. what size is your Oliver??
                            2. what riding style do you do?
                            3. do you ride w/gloves? what size / brand preference?
                            4. pls post or pm some of your favorite photos! Thanks :-)
                            1. Oliver is a 16h. He's got a finer/more petite head (cobb-ish) and a normal TB body.
                            2. Hunter equitation. I may dabble a bit on widdle xcountry and/or jumper class next year.
                            3. Yes! I tend to ride in cooler/unlined gloves, since it is hotter than hades down here. I'm a size 8, and right now, ride in Ariat Tekgrips. But anything that's lightweight that still has grip would be nice.
                            4. Will send you a PM right now!
                            The dude abides ...


                            • Oh Sam.j4, your elf is calling! I am so excited to start shopping, and I do believe that good things may come in more than one package, lol. I hope you like the gifts this elf will choose for you, may they bring a smile to your heart!


                              • Yay! Thanks for checking in, Elf.

                                Yes, I LOVE keeping warm. Had to break ice on the trough for the horses Monday for the first time this year, sigh. Winter isn't my favorite season - aside from Christmas, that is.


                                • I was lucky and used the Horze.com code so was able to not spend all of my money in one trip. Now, what to buy with that unexpected extra???


                                  • I haven't heard anything from my elf, but I have been having much fun scheming and buying for my giftee...I just have to decide how I want to package it all!


                                    • Oh, scheming is it? I'm afraid I haven't done quite enough scheming yet...

                                      You never know what kind of obsessive compulsive crazy person you are until another person imitates your behaviour at a three-day. --Gry2Yng


                                      • Still haven't heard from my elf yet. Do have some additions to my details including having a cat! So please PM or leave message here so I can give you some more details!

                                        A Wandering Albertan - NEW Africa travel blog!


                                        • Originally posted by Blugal View Post
                                          Oh, scheming is it? I'm afraid I haven't done quite enough scheming yet...
                                          There's always scheming to be done!