Friday, September 14, 2007

Club Little House elves session


Like good little elves, Lorraine, Pat and I swooped into Amy's house early Wednesday to be her Club Little House assistants for the day. From her newly painted miniature landscape above the family room mantel to the living room sofa rearranged along the long wall to open up more space, we scurried through all her rooms, crisscrossing our paths, cradling the "littles" as we sorted and packaged them to be shipped all over the country.


There were so many swap participants this round that Amy had set up 48 stations with BIG numbers so we could more easily find each swapper's handmades and make sure no one received their own "little" in return.


We used Amy's big tape machine to spread her special "Inspire" tape across all the box seams. Of course, like good little elves, we rechecked each package against its list and found out who the naughty packer was who got distracted by how cute the "littles" were.


To keep her elves happy, Amy prepared a deliciously fortifying lunch at her sunny table in the kitchen. And keeping with the "magnitude and madness" of it all, the star of the lunch was the specially prepared "cheese lava." We all agreed that this was a recipe worth honoring: Put your melted cheese mix in the microwave, punch in a fanciful time for heating, and when you hear that popping sound, open the microwave door. Voila! Erupting Cheese Lava. Couldn't have tasted better if we'd tried. Just look how artfully it decorated the serving bowl!


And guess what! The FedEx truck just backed down my long driveway to deliver my box with its Inspire tape. Excuse me just a minute while I prepare for you a sneak peek.


7 comments:

Amy said...

Pam, you made me laugh so hard...I especially like the directions to punch in a fanciful time. Thanks so very much for all your help! I couldn't have done it without you!

pink23 said...

fun fun fun is all i can say!!! and it was extra fun meeting you! Lorraine

Jeanette said...

What a fun swap. And the package of goodies are presented oh-so prettily!

Junie Moon said...

I really appreciate all the work involved in putting this project together and getting it out the door to us. The package looks amazing and I'm looking forward to discovering all the wonders inside that glorious box.

carol said...

What pretty little packages...it sounds like such a fun time!

anita said...

You big TEASE! I can hardly wait to get my box this Thursday... Do show pics - and soon! Pretty please with a cherry on top????

chelle said...

So - if you're an elf, do you get to choose which twelve you receive? LOL. Mine should be here today!