new: mnf: april fools swap! - sign ups
April 1st- April Fools Day
April Is Keep America Beautiful Month
April Is National Frog Month
April Is National Garden Month
April Is National Humor Month
April Is Stress Awareness Month
3rd Week - Week of the Young Child
No Housework Day - April 7th
April 8th- Passover begins at Sundown
Easter- April 12th
Earth Day- April 22nd
Arbor Day- April 24th
Hug a Friend Day- April 26th
Beltaine- April 30th
The daisy and the sweet pea are the month's traditional flowers
April is a month that is brimming with all sorts of special days! This month were going to celebrate those days. While these are not the only special days or weeks or themes that April has, I thought IÂd mention a few that encompass faith, friendship, gardening and children. So, whatever your heartÂs desire to include- Easter goodies, Stress relief, garden decorations, frogs and fairies (Beltaine being a time to see the fairies as well as the hand-fasting between the Lord and Lady), fun things to do rather than clean house, something to celebrate Earth or Arbor Days, something to make a friend feel special for Hug a Friend Day, or things to share our gardens with a child. All are wonderful ideas for this swap! (And IÂm sure Mark and Dan will take care of several pranks for April FoolÂs Day!, but you can include some in your box as well!)
#1 You have to be 18
#2 You are to send 5 or more seed packets (plants, cuttings, spring bulbs, etc are welcome too! Just make sure there are 5 different items), 2 goodies for your partner that speak to at least one of the special days listed, and a note to your partner telling them more about yourself!
#3 Sign up's are until the 5th at midnight (April 5 midnight ET) and then partners will be assigned the next morning after I get up and moving (April 6).
#4. The boxes are to be mailed out by April 20th This should give time to put together the box and hopefully have them all received by the end of the month. If you will be mailing late, for ANY reason, please either post here or contact your partner AND me privately by email. This way the at least the three of us are in the loop and know what's going on :)
#5. The confirmation number is to be posted or sent to your partner (people like to know when it's arriving)
#6 You have to share what youÂve received by posting your boxÂs contents for us all to ÂOhhhÂ and ÂAhhhÂ over!
#7 Remember to post a review for your sender in the Rate and Review Forum!
#8. This is all about fun and friendship! Have a good time with it!