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04-30-2004 10:20 PM
mattjule I think when Rynna sends out the bracelets we will do a thread for the blessings.
04-30-2004 05:12 PM
mamadosa I sent my beads overnight! I hope they aren't too big. I am excited to see how it all turns out.

I didn't send any money, but I did send a self-addressed padded envelope! Will that be enough or are we all paypaling to cover other costs too?

Thanks for including me last minute guys,

Oh, and when/how are we doing the blessing part? Will we post, or will it be a silent, in your heart prayer type thing? I was just curious.

04-29-2004 05:49 PM
eilonwy I'm starting to think that I'm going to be making bracelets while I"m in labor! :
04-28-2004 08:48 PM
mamadosa Hey everyone,

I don't know why I haven't checked these threads in so long, but I want in. I was wondering if it is too late to send beads (I could send them first thing tomorrow). If not, that is okay. I realize I am trying to jump on the bandwagon a little late here. So happy for all these soon-to-bb mamas. Hoping and praying for healthy, strong babies and mommies!

Lots of Love, Hannah
04-28-2004 07:27 PM
Smithie I FINALLY sent my envelope - two beads, a SASE and some WCC. I sent it Priority Mail. Sorry to be such a scatterbrain, Rynna!

One of the beads I sent says is just a simple silver droplet shape with "Angel" written on it. I had Kim in mind when I picked it out, but I'm not particularly well versed in LDS theology and I don't know if Angel is an appropriate way to refer to Emma. Kim, please reply or PM Rynna and let her know how you feel...
04-26-2004 10:34 PM
eilonwy Okay --Today I received an envelope from someone with no username in it.. it had a SASE and two different (and very interesting!) packages of beads: I need you to PM me and tell me who you are, please!

I also need an address from kshwjkr (I think that's right.. hard for me to remember, with no vowels. :LOL).

Thank you!
04-23-2004 07:27 PM
jaredsmom Will do. Thanks!
04-23-2004 07:22 PM
3girlsmommy Tricia- I think tomorrow is the "deadline" pm Rynna aka eilowny for more information.
04-23-2004 07:16 PM
jaredsmom I just saw the bracelet poll and posted a reply there. Is it too late to join? If I send the bead and the SASE/$ tomorrow, would that be okay? This just sounds so awesome to be connected with other mamas during this blessed time!

If it is too late, I'll totally understand.
04-22-2004 09:25 PM
Originally posted by eilonwy
Actually, just a bath would be nice... a long, hot bath alone with bubbles, a walkman over my ears, a water pillow under my head... aaaaah, bliss!
The last time I tried to take a nice long hot bath I was joined by the girls because the missed me after 10 minutes. My youngest was standing outside the bathroom door screaming for me like she was being tortured. It's nice to be wanted but sometimes I wish I wasn't wanted so much!:LOL
04-22-2004 09:14 PM
eilonwy wildthing: The smallest size padded envelope will be perfect. I want to say that they're about 4x6, but I'm not positive.

rubelin: I think that all of us with toddlers can say we've been there. :LOL I soooo want a vacation. Actually, just a bath would be nice... a long, hot bath alone with bubbles, a walkman over my ears, a water pillow under my head... aaaaah, bliss!
04-22-2004 01:06 PM
rubelin Oh you guys are gonna make me cry...

I can send paypal for the postage and I already sent my addy to Rynna, I just can't get things together (finding an envelope, getting to the PO) in time to get the beads there this week. Things are just chaotic around here; DH is sick, Ben is sick and being a HUGE brat, and I am sick & tired of being the mommy, etc...

I just don't want to hold it up...
04-22-2004 12:09 PM
wildthing I am sending in 20 beads, and definitely I think Robin should be included!
I have a big of an envelope does it need to be? I am trying to get to a store to get one, but no one has been able to keep the younger kids for me. I don't have any padded envelopes here, and I on't want to use a regular one incase it gets mangled.
04-22-2004 08:28 AM
dharmama PS ~ I'll add a couple of extra beads for Robin!

Robin, please PM your address to need to be in this too!!!!
04-22-2004 08:27 AM
dharmama I know I said I was going to mail mine LAST Friday or Saturday but ummmmm....I didn't so I will be mailing (I PROMISE) tomorrow or Saturday. I have it all packaged up and ready to go!!

04-22-2004 12:11 AM
Greaseball I only sent $1 and no SASE!

04-21-2004 07:34 PM
eilonwy Rubellin, I'm sorry to hear that! If there's anything we can do so you can still participate, please lemme know, okay?

irishgreengables: The money is for envelopes & postage. Some people have sent SASE's (yourself included, I believe!) and a few people sent a little extra so that postage could be covered to everyone else. All together, I've thus far spent less than $6 on materials, (embroidery floss and a diaper pin to pin the bracelets to my pants :LOL) and at the end of the week I'll count up all the beads and go to A.C. Moore to fill in the extras. Then I'll go buy envelopes for those who didn't send them & start mailing bracelets out. So to answer your question, you don't have to send the $2, because you sent a SASE, but if you want to contribute to the group you are certainly welcome to.

Please see my updated list! And get thee to a post office if you're not on it! :LOL
04-21-2004 06:55 PM
irishgreengables Aargh! Did I miss the 2.00 part? are we supposed to send 2.00?

04-21-2004 06:17 PM
rubelin I'm sorry, but I'm not going to be able to participate in this. I just am not able to get my #$* together in time to get a package to Rynna.

It was a wonderful idea, it's just more than I can handle right now.
04-19-2004 06:59 PM
3girlsmommy Rynna- I sent my beads out today(finall!). I sent a postage paid envelope with them for you to return the bracelet in but I forgot to put my $2 in for the bracelet. I'll try and remember to send it tomorrow.

Also it doesn't matter to me how many beads I have on my bracelet. I sent 16 so whatever works! Thanks again for all your work!
04-19-2004 10:24 AM
curlygrrl I sent my beads on Sat, went ahead and sent about 20, since I found some really pretty ones cheap. I don't care how many beads are on the bracelet I get back, as wildthing says, it's just something special that represents our group.

Thanks again for putting this together!
04-18-2004 06:40 PM
mattjule this is how I see it working. Start with the one beaders, switching them around so no one ends up with their own bead. Then when that is done, add a bead to each of the bracelets from those that sent one bead for each. I think that it may end up working where there isn't the one special bead for each person since a lot of us are sending multiples, but if you have some lying around, you could make up the difference so each bracelet has the same amt of beads. Does that make sense? If I were doing it, I would wait until I got all of them, then lay out each bracelet and make a pile of beads on top of it so it is easier to see who has what (masking tape tags would probably be a good idea too). When all of them are laid out and make sense, then start stringing them.
04-18-2004 06:25 PM
eilonwy Yes, that would be a reasonable thing to do, wouldn't it? :LOL Okay, I'll make a list! Thus far I have received beads from:


BTW-- Eli absolutely adores the rubber chicken. :LOL : He thinks it's the funniest thing on Earth and waves it around saying "chicka chicka chicka CHICKEN!" :

Edited to update my list
04-18-2004 06:12 PM
Greaseball Could you let each of us know when you get ours?
04-18-2004 02:43 PM
wildthing Rynna,
I will be sending my beads on Tuesday.

AS far as the number of beads, that isn't important to me. What I want is just something the represents our group, and that can be one bead, or 500. :LOL Okay, maybe not 500....that would be more like a belt. but you know what I mean. :^)

I will be sending enough for everyone, plus a few extras, I think. (Depends on the cost, of course!)
04-18-2004 02:39 PM
eilonwy That's what I figured, but I wasn't entirely certain.

Now: if you send 17 beads, do you want 17 back? I was thinking about this. A few of you said you were sending lots of beads... If I can find some fairly inexpensively, I may be able to fill out the rest so that everyone will have 17. Some of the beads are big enough that they'll fit over the entire bracelet, so I won't have to worry about making all of them with long tails. Oh, and I've figured out a way to extend the tails anyway.. so it's all good!
04-17-2004 12:00 AM
mattjule I agree. I want beads from other mamas, not my own (unless there are extras)
04-16-2004 09:06 PM
LizD I assumed you'd switch the beads, and that that was the reason for sending them.
04-16-2004 09:02 PM
eilonwy Okay, so here's another question.. am I putting the beads you send on your bracelet, or am I switching them around?
04-15-2004 02:16 PM
dharmama They're cheap so I'll send ya one just in case. The bead openings can be REALLY tiny and the bead needles are flexible so they are easier to get through.
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