Holly Days Fall Swap Success

October 24, 2012Holly Sosa
If you follow me on Instagram or Facebook, you know I hosted a fall mail swap last month.  It was a huge success.  Huge.  I love mail swaps & apparently, so do a lot of you!  It’s so much fun to get a package in the mail & I love the anticipation of wanting to know what you get!
I prefer joining swaps that are hosted by someone because I know not a lot of people are comfortable just giving their address out.  When I host a swap, I am the only person with everyone’s information.  I take the time to verify people are real & addresses are legit.  Then I give people out at random.  That way the only people who see your address are myself & whomever gets you as their person.  However, I take it a little further.  I also gather FB & Instagram info & give it to your person along with any other facts I know about you.  That way, we can personalize our packages & make them even more fun!
One girl in particular took the info she was given & totally blew it out of the water!  Korey, who blogs at Bell & Pistol, got super crafty & made customized mugs for her girl with the quotes, “Let’s blog some shit!” &, “It’s pronounced ker-AND-duh.” Her person was Kiranda from Mommyhood.  That was exactly what I was looking forward to with this swap!  You guys are all so creative & I love how awesome this ended up turning out!
Follow me on Instagram (@ourhollydays) to join in on future swaps.  I already posted a listing for a Christmas swap that has over 100 people participating so far!  I am planning many more themed ones in the future (mug swap, sock swap, Valentine’s swap, state swap, etc), so be sure to get in on the fun!


  • Joni

    October 25, 2012 at 4:31 AM

    I put in my email to participate in the Christmas Swap. I hope I didn’t miss an email or anything! 🙂

  • melissa rohr

    October 25, 2012 at 5:58 PM

    this looked like so much fun! i so wish i could commit to the christmas one but who knows how crazy life is going to get once baby boy is here. for sure if you do another one!!

  • ourhollydays

    October 25, 2012 at 6:05 PM

    I am planning on many more. It’s too much fun & perfect for “Holly Days.”

  • ourhollydays

    October 25, 2012 at 6:05 PM

    Nope. I’m putting all the names into my spreadsheet this weekend & hoping to have the email out early next week!

  • kerANDuh

    October 25, 2012 at 8:24 PM

    YES! She did AMAZING. LOVED this whole thing and I’m all about the christmas one too! Can’t wait!

  • ourhollydays

    October 25, 2012 at 8:42 PM

    Yeah, she ruled at this. Hahaha! I’m excited for the Christmas one, too!

  • Hannah Smith

    October 26, 2012 at 10:44 AM

    Excited for the Xmas one!

  • ourhollydays

    October 26, 2012 at 5:43 PM

    It’s going to be super fun!

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