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Friendsgiving | Alexandra Shytsman
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Throw a stress-free, festive holiday gathering for your family of friends! This unique and beautifully packaged Friendsgiving guide is filled with inspired menus, twenty-five creative recipes, tips, and more. Friendsgiving is everything you love about Thanksgiving-- think memorable Turkey Day feast-- without the things you dread, like nagging family members and awkward conversations. This epic Friendsgiving guide includes everything you need to throw a memorable occasion-- minus the tension and stress. In Friendsgiving, you'll find: Handy timelines, shopping tips, and advice for planning ahead Leftovers strategies, wine pairings, and music suggestions Twenty-five easy, delicious recipes, such as Stuffing with Italian Sausage and Caramelized Fennel, Southern Tomato Pudding, and Roasted Cauliflower Steaks with Arugula-Walnut Pesto Convenient options for variations, as well as suggestions for what to make and what to ask guests to bring-- because good friends want to pitch in too! You won't need to be a perfect host or slave over a stove for days. Instead, Friendsgiving will give you the insight and advice for creating a fun, unforgettable occasion to eat and drink with friends. Tap into your own creativity with an offering of diverse menus, including a Southern Feast, Cuban Fiesta, and a Modern vegan, gluten-free menu. While Thanksgiving is a time to be grateful for family, Friendsgiving gives us an opportunity to be thankful for friends. Whether you want to catch up before the holiday craze, throw a rager with old college buddies, or just get together with those closest to you, this practical and essential handbook will provide you with the tools you need to start an annual Friendsgiving tradition.
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robinb
Friendsgiving | Alexandra Shytsman
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It‘s here!! YAY!! 🎉🎉 Now the wait begins...😂 Thank you @Macker11 !

#winterswap
#LitsyLove

@Macker11 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Yay!!! 🎉🙌🏻🎉 2w
Macker11 Yay !!! 1w
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IndyHannaJones
Friendsgiving | Alexandra Shytsman

Say hello to my friend @MissPrint71 who just joined Litsy! She's got lots of knowledge and book wisdom to share!

Jas16 Welcome to Litsy @MissPrint71 2w
MissPrint71 Thanks! Im clearly going to need lessons... 2w
IndyHannaJones @MissPrint71 find your favorite books...or books you want to read...follow people who like the same books as you or seem entertaining No personal info is really exchanged so you just kinda make friends and see what interesting seeming books people are talking about. I've...never really figured out how the points work. 2w
JessClark78 Welcome to Litsy @MissPrint71 2w
readordierachel Hey @MissPrint71 👋🏼 Welcome! 2w
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robinb
Friendsgiving | Alexandra Shytsman
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I‘ve been showered with #LitsyLove today! 🎉🎉🎉💕💕💕 A lovely card from @Mitch (hope you enjoy(ed) Austin!), birthday wishes from @Rissreads 🥳, and a lovely newsy note from @BookNAround !!! 😘 Thank you three so much for brightening my gloomy mailbox on a rainy day! ☔️🌈 You all are the BEST!!! 🏆

Rissreads You are very welcome💜 1mo
robinb @Rissreads 💕🤗 1mo
Mitch You‘re most welcome. We‘re still in Texas so post gets to everyone so much quicker! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 1mo
robinb @Mitch 👍 Have fun and safe travels! 😊 1mo
Mitch @robinb thank you xx 1mo
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Mitch
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What a gorgeous bookmark - thank you @Rissreads Thank you so much for thinking of me - so wonderful to start this new connection. #litsylove

Texreader So cute! Love it!! 1mo
Mitch @Texreader it‘s lovely isn‘t it ❤️❤️ 1mo
Owlizabeth Oooh that‘s gorgeous 1mo
Rissreads You are very welcome! 💛 1mo
Crazeedi ❤❤❤ 1mo
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robinb
Friendsgiving | Alexandra Shytsman
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More sweet birthday wishes from @kezzlou85 and @nelehelen ! Thank you so much Kerry (all the way from the UK!) and Helen (loved the cute little notes!). Thanks so much for thinking of me! 💕💕

Ddzmini Happy birthday 🎁🎂🎊🎉🎈 🥳📖😋 2mo
robinb @Ddzmini thank you 💕 2mo
kezzlou85 Aww so glad it arrived but sorry it was late. ❤ 2mo
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robinb @kezzlou85 no worries! I‘m always thrilled to have birthdays that last awhile! 😊 Thanks again! 🤗 2mo
nelehelen Happy belated birthday!! 2mo
robinb @nelehelen 🤗Much thanks! 2mo
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robinb
Friendsgiving | Alexandra Shytsman
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A big thank you for these beautiful birthday cards (and bookmark) from #LitsyLove friends @laurenslibrary , @JoyBlue and @Dawnrod1970 !! 💕💕💕Thank you all for thinking of me! 😊🤗

Eggs Happy Birthday 🎊🎈🎉 2mo
robinb @Eggs thank you! 😊 2mo
Ddzmini Happy birthday 🎁🎊🎈🎂🎉 🥳📖😋 2mo
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robinb @Ddzmini thanks so much! 😊 2mo
Erofan Happy birthday 🎉🎈🥳 2mo
robinb @Erofan thank you! 😊 2mo
JoyBlue 💙 2mo
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robinb
Friendsgiving | Alexandra Shytsman
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Thank you @TheBookHippie , @litenthusiast and @Princess-Kingofkings for all your recent #LitsyLove!! 🙌🏼🙌🏼🙌🏼💕💕💕

@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 🎊🎉🎊🎉 2mo
Princess-Kingofkings My pleasure 💌 2mo
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squirrelbrain
Friendsgiving | Alexandra Shytsman
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Look what has arrived today @BarbaraBB ! 😬😁 Silly Bol.com saying it was delivered when it wasn‘t! 😘

Also thank you to @RachelO too - a parcel from you also arrived! 😘

And two cards all the way from America... thanks Robin and Diane! @robinb @Crazeedi 😘😘

I‘m so lucky to have wonderful Litten friends! ❤️

RachelO Hooray! Always good when things actually show up 😊 2mo
robinb So glad it arrived in time! 👍😊💕 2mo
BarbaraBB Oh wow I am so happy it did arrive! And i am happy I didn‘t buy the same title for you from BookDepository so you can expect another one as well! Happy birthday Helen 💕 2mo
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Crazeedi Yay!!! ❤🎂 2mo
squirrelbrain Thanks @BarbaraBB - you‘re so sweet! 😘 2mo
youneverarrived I sent you a parcel today Helen but it might not get there till Saturday.. and I forgot to put little extras in 😫 I‘m so disorganised at the minute! Hope you have a lovely day tomorrow 😘 2mo
squirrelbrain Thanks so much for thinking of me Katie! @youneverarrived 2mo
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Eggs
Friendsgiving | Alexandra Shytsman
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#litsymail from the bestest bestie 🥰

Reply coming soon 😉

AmyG 💕 2mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks ❤️😘❤️ 2mo
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Eggs
Friendsgiving | Alexandra Shytsman
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Thank you so much @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
💫🥰🥳🥰💝

JoScho Love those bookmarks. So sweet 💕 3mo
LibrarianRyan Lovely 3mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks You‘re very welcome my sweet friend ❤️❤️❤️ 3mo
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jenniferajanes
Friendsgiving | Alexandra Shytsman
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Thank you for the #birthday #LitsyLove, @TheBookHippie and @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks ! I opened it early because I was dealing with an allergic reaction today and needed a pick-me-up! Happy/Book mail is awesome!

AmyG Happy Birthday! 5mo
jenniferajanes @AmyG Thank you! It‘s July 12. 😂 5mo
TheBookHippie Oh I am sorry. Yuk. Glad you had it to open ❤️ HBD!! 5mo
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jenniferajanes @TheBookHippie ❤️ The good news is I figured out the cause quickly so I can avoid it in the future. And I‘m already feeling better too! 5mo
AmyG Happy “almost” Birthday 🤪 5mo
jenniferajanes @AmyG Thank you! 🎉❤️ 5mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I hope you feel better soon!!! And Happy Early Birthday 🎂🎊🎉🎁🎈❤️ 5mo
TheBookHippie @jenniferajanes that‘s good to hear!!!! I hope you‘re feeling good today ☀️ 5mo
jenniferajanes @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Thank you! I‘m already doing better. Almost there! ❤️ 5mo
jenniferajanes @TheBookHippie Yes, almost completely back to normal! ❤️ Thank you! 5mo
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Chrissyreadit
Friendsgiving | Alexandra Shytsman
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Last one! The notes and doodles were perfect! Thank you so much for everything -all your thoughtfulness- I just can‘t tell you how big my heart is right now!!! Please tell me if you ever come to the DC/WV area #summersantagoespostal #summersolsticegoespostal
@BookishMarginalia I almost forgot- Thank you so much for this swap!

Crazeedi Looks like you hit the jackpot! 5mo
Chrissyreadit @Crazeedi I totally did! 5mo
WanderingBookaneer Let us know if you come down to Florida, as well. 5mo
Chrissyreadit @WanderingBookaneer I am totally going to if I get down that way! 5mo
BookishMarginalia 💜💜💜 5mo
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Chrissyreadit
Friendsgiving | Alexandra Shytsman
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Why yes a reading essential kit was included! @WanderingBookaneer thought of everything! #summersantagoespostal #summersolsticegoespostal

WanderingBookaneer I couldn‘t help myself with this kit. It seemed so precious. 5mo
Chrissyreadit @WanderingBookaneer this really is! My son and I were joking all week about earplugs- he came with me to intensive and I needed quiet while doing homework. 5mo
tracey38 Love this idea! 5mo
Avanders This is so cool... 5mo
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jenniferajanes
Friendsgiving | Alexandra Shytsman
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I got lots of #LitsyLove this week, including some cute bookmarks and a book from my TBR! Thank you, @AmyG , @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks , @Stacypatrice , @Canndor , @LokiDokey , @CoffeeNBooks , and @IndoorDame ! I‘ll start working on replies next week. Have a great weekend! Happy reading! 🥰❤️📚

Crazeedi It's so much fun! 5mo
jenniferajanes @Crazeedi Yes, it is! 😊📚🎉 5mo
Stacypatrice 😀💌 5mo
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jenniferajanes @Stacypatrice 📝💌📚 5mo
LokiDokey Yea!! 💌 5mo
jenniferajanes @LokiDokey 😁💌📚 5mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 💕💕💕 5mo
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Mitch
Friendsgiving | Alexandra Shytsman
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From Scotland with love - coming to you soon ( hopefully!)

wanderinglynn 😘 6mo
AmyG Yay 😘 6mo
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mvegabec
Friendsgiving | Alexandra Shytsman
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Thanks so much @sarah24. It is a beautiful card! Response getting out soon to your way in UK. xoxo💗

Sarah24 You're so welcome! I'll keep my eye out for the postie xx 6mo
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mvegabec
Friendsgiving | Alexandra Shytsman
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#litsylove catching up morning @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 💗✉✏

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I‘m doing the same!!! 😘❤️ 6mo
UwannaPublishme Me too! 😊👍🏻 6mo
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mvegabec
Friendsgiving | Alexandra Shytsman
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So today is my last day at work and I step into my office this morning to find a very sweet surprise! I love how we are able to create bonds with people for life💗

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mvegabec
Friendsgiving | Alexandra Shytsman
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@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks this 2 are for sure my next TBR books... thanks so so much Misty it was so thoughtful of you. I really appreciate it. China Dolls is special for me because I am part Chinese. I will let you know when is read!😁💗

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Awesome I loved it!! Have you read any of her other books?! 7mo
mvegabec No Misty I haven't!!! Have you gotten - 7mo
mvegabec Sorry... have you bought Z. A novel of Zelda Fitzgerald? 7mo
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mvegabec
Friendsgiving | Alexandra Shytsman
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Thanks so much for the happy massages @Nevermore88 @tracey38 you guys really make days happier. I am looking forward to send notes back! Enjoy the weekend!💗😘

Nevermore88 I‘m glad you liked it 7mo
tracey38 Yay! 💜✉✉ 7mo
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mvegabec
Friendsgiving | Alexandra Shytsman
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Yay!! This really made my day!! Happy happy mail!! Thanks so much @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Stacypatrice , love you guys!💗🙏

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks You‘re very welcome!! Love you 💗😘 7mo
mvegabec I just started "once a midwife" yesterday but I am switching to China Dolls this weekend! 7mo
Stacypatrice 🥰💌 7mo
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aprilpohren
Friendsgiving | Alexandra Shytsman
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Spending some time putting together some #litsylove to mail out! This is becoming my relaxation time from chaos! Lol! @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @TheBookHippie

BethM Pretty! 7mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 💞💞💞 7mo
nelehelen Did you ever get mine? I‘m wondering if it got lost in the mail 😕 7mo
aprilpohren @nelehelen Yes! I did receive your postcard and I LOVE it! I am so sorry that I did not let you know. I thought I had. I am sorry. It is such a gorgeous card!! 💖 7mo
nelehelen Oh goood! Just wanted to make sure it didn‘t get lost! Yay 😃 7mo
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MellieAntoinette
Friendsgiving | Alexandra Shytsman
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Happy Saturday, friends!

darklydreaming 🙌🙌🙌 Yes!! 8mo
BethM Yes! I love this!! 8mo
MelleDelValle ♥️ 8mo
MellieAntoinette @MelleDelValle @BethM @darklydreaming Books have a way of calming us! Wishing you all the peace of the pages! 🤗 (edited) 8mo
MelleDelValle Reading has been my personal saviour since I was 5 !!! 😂 8mo
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mvegabec
Friendsgiving | Alexandra Shytsman
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#LitsyLove shipping out!!💗📫✉

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kellyann28
Friendsgiving | Alexandra Shytsman
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@johanna414 !! This was a total surprise and I absolutely love it! Thank you for being you 😍

wanderinglynn Love the bookmark! And the card. Such beautiful colors. 💜 8mo
kellyann28 @wanderinglynn Yes! Purples are my favorite color too! 💜 8mo
Johanna414 I‘m so glad you like it! 8mo
tammysue All so pretty! 💜 8mo
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Mitch
Friendsgiving | Alexandra Shytsman
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Last weeks lovely #bookmail. Thank you lovely ladies...you make my mornings special. 🙏

AlissaCMiles How sweet! 9mo
CBee @CoffeeNBooks are those succulent stamps good for England as well then? I thought it was just Canada. 🤷‍♀️ 9mo
AmyG @CBee Those stamps are good for England. 9mo
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CBee @AmyG eek, that makes me happy! I‘ve got a bunch 😁 thank you! 9mo
squirrelbrain 😁👍 9mo
CoffeeNBooks @CBee What Amy said 😁 My local post office told me that those stamps are good for any international address I'm sending mail to. 9mo
CBee @CoffeeNBooks awesome!! 😁😁😁 9mo
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Mitch
Friendsgiving | Alexandra Shytsman
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Oh look what came today! Thank you so much lovely Lynn. I know life has been crazy for you this fall and I‘m so honoured to have been in your thoughts. The print is gorgeous ..... I‘m opening the rest after work ( I know - extreme patience required!) Thanks sweet friend 😘

wanderinglynn I‘m so happy it *finally* arrived! 😘🎁 I had almost given up hope. I mailed it on Dec. 17 & thought it might arrive a day or two after Christmas (U.S. post office said 6-10 days). I didn‘t expect it to take over 3 weeks! It sat at Heathrow (probably with Customs) from the 23rd until Jan 3rd. 🤦🏼‍♀️ Next year I know to mail it at Thanksgiving! 😂 Or better yet, just deliver it in person! ✈️ 10mo
Mitch Oh don‘t worry @wanderinglynn it‘s a wonderful new year surprise. Next year I think delivery in person is a good option though! We have a spare room! 😘 (edited) 10mo
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Butterfinger
Friendsgiving | Alexandra Shytsman

My heart is so full with the kindred souls I've met on Litsy this year. Thank you @dariazeoli for thinking of this great idea and putting it together. Thank you @sprainedbrain for being in my classic mailgroup. Thank you both for my gifts along with @britt_brooke. #kindlitsy rocks.

sprainedbrain Yay!!! ❤️❤️❤️ 11mo
Kaye So glad you like it here. 11mo
Butterfinger Thank you @kaye for Soulless. I'm a sucker for steampunk YA. 11mo
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Butterfinger @britt_brooke this is where I thanked you yesterday. Thank you so much for the gift. 11mo
britt_brooke @Butterfinger I never saw it - thanks for tagging me again! 😚😚 11mo
Butterfinger @Literary_Siren and @Susannah thank you so much for the gifted books. 11mo
Literary_Siren You‘re very welcome! 😊 11mo
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Mitch
Friendsgiving | Alexandra Shytsman
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Oh my goodness...went to collect a parcel from the post office today. Thought it was going to be something very boring that I‘ve been waiting on - but it wasn‘t! Far from it! A special surprise from my good friend @Soubhiville ...I‘m so excited! Lots of packages, beautifully wrapped with cryptic messages on them.... love them. I‘ve touched and squished but haven‘t opened them...❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

tpixie Wonderful!! @Soubhiville is the best!! #BookishGifts 11mo
AmyG @tpixie Agreed! @Soubhiville is a gem. 11mo
LauraJ And sloths 🖤 11mo
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Mitch @LauraJ I know! The gorgeous wrapping and tags is helping me to keep them wrapped! 11mo
squirrelbrain How sweet! ❤️ 11mo
Soubhiville Haha, yay! I was just wondering when it would arrive! I hope you‘ll enjoy everything. I have loved getting to know you here and through our letters this year. ❤️ 11mo
Mitch @Soubhiville ahh, me too. It‘s been great xxxx 11mo
Mitch @Soubhiville I‘m going to open them on Christmas Eve....prep for Christmas finished, just the two if us at home in our Xmas jammies...seems a perfect time! 🎉🎄🙏 11mo
Soubhiville @mitch, that‘s perfect! I‘ll open your gift then as well 😊. 11mo
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squirrelbrain
Friendsgiving | Alexandra Shytsman
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Thanks so much for the cute cards @DeborahSmall - I really didn‘t expect you to write back so it was lovely to hear from you! I hope things are going OK for you and yours. ❤️

#jbuk
#justbecause

Cathythoughts ❤️❤️❤️ 12mo
DeborahSmall You‘re very welcome, thank you again for your lovely card x 12mo
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MicrobeMom
Friendsgiving | Alexandra Shytsman
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My husband is also my best friend. My favorite thing about our marriage is our #friendship. We just have fun together. Hoping it continues for many more years. #gratitude30 @hermyknee

nu-bibliophile Not something to be taken lightly, I'm happy for you! 12mo
JoScho I feel the same way and it is such a wonder thing. ☺️ 12mo
Lynnsoprano I feel the same about my husband, and I know you‘re feelings will never change. Mine haven‘t, and we‘re going to celebrate our 47th wedding anniversary next month. 12mo
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Mitch
Friendsgiving | Alexandra Shytsman
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I ran. I lost my dignity. It didn‘t look pretty. But I caught the last post of the day! 🤣. #jb

erzascarletbookgasm 😂 these stamps are great, btw. 12mo
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Mitch
Friendsgiving | Alexandra Shytsman
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Wow thats such an achievement. Thank you for the generosity to the world of books and reading! #ILoveLitsyGiveaway @4thhouseontheleft

4thhouseontheleft Thank you! 📚💙 12mo
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robinb
Friendsgiving | Alexandra Shytsman
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Thanksgiving is all about being thankful...for family and friends especially. I received this #LitsyLove package from a sweet Litten that I‘ve never had the pleasure of meeting (wishing Alabama and Indiana were a little closer on the map!), but who feels like family with her sweet, thoughtful ways. So Elisabeth, THANK YOU for being so generous and know how blessed I feel to have “met” you through Litsy. I hope our paths will cross one day. 🤗😘💞

Avanders 😍😍 12mo
MicheleinPhilly She is a gem! 12mo
eanderson 🤗🤗🤗🤗 This is what Litsy is all about. Spreading love and getting to give lots of books out to fellow book lovers!! (I love getting to make someone‘s day!) 💕 12mo
robinb @eanderson ...and you‘re EXPERT at it! 😉🤣😘 Thanks again for making my week!! 12mo
robinb @MicheleinPhilly Yes, she is! 👍🙌🏼😊 12mo
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robinb
Friendsgiving | Alexandra Shytsman
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Don‘t you just ❤️ birthdays that never end (as long as you‘re not turning a year older 🤣)?!

Thank you @Louise (aka the best pen pal EVER)! I adore everything...the cute bookmark, the lovely dragonfly notecards, Eleanor...(from my TBR), the Reading & Writing book and the sweet card/birthday wishes!!! You have filled my rainy, gloomy day ☔️🌧 😩😔 with some much needed sunshine! 🌞☀️😊😘😘🤗🤗💛💛💛

#Litsypenpals

Louise So glad it brought some sunshine to your day! 😘 14mo
robinb @Louise Loads of it...thanks again so much! 😘 14mo
Louise You are very welcome! ❤️ 14mo
Louise I was so happy to see Eleanor on your TBR. It was one of my favorite reads of the year! 14mo
robinb @Louise looking forward to it! I‘ve heard wonderful things! 😊 14mo
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scripturient
Friendsgiving | Alexandra Shytsman
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As I‘m still waiting for my regular Falling For Fall Swap parcel, the wonderful @Sarah83 decided to make me a package herself to tide me over the waiting time. Thank you so much, lovely!! You‘re a great friend and I absolutely adore everything in the box. 😘😘😘 You shouldn‘t have spent so much money on me though. ❤️

AmyG How lovely! 14mo
rubyslippersreads What a wonderful package! 14mo
rubyslippersreads Wonderful package! 14mo
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LeahBergen Wow! 😍 14mo
Sarah83 Glad you like everything 😍 14mo
britt_brooke Wow, so much!! @Sarah83 14mo
Sarah83 @britt_brooke well, she had trouble with a swap again and I wanted to cheer her up a bit. 😉 14mo
britt_brooke @Sarah83 Very nice of you. 💚 14mo
Sarah83 @britt_brooke thank you 😊 14mo
TNbookworm So sweet! 14mo
Avanders 💖😍💖😍💖 14mo
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robinb
Friendsgiving | Alexandra Shytsman
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Thanks to my wonderful #penpal @Louise for the newsy letter! Always great to hear from you. I‘ve got several letters to get out myself tomorrow.

#LitsyLove❤️

Louise Glad it reached you safe and sound! I started reading Thornfield Hall last night! Enjoying it so far! 😘 1y
robinb @Louise Great to hear! I‘m going to get to it as soon as I can. Got to whittle down my ARC pile first. 😳😱 1y
Louise @robinb So much to read! I have piles of TBR books here beckoning me to read them next. It‘s so nice! Do you get your ARCs from Netgalley? 1y
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robinb @Louise Yes, the majority. Occasionally one from Edelweiss. Every once in awhile I‘ll win one from BookishFirst as well. 😊 1y
Louise @robinb Wow! Multiple sources! 1y
robinb @Louise Now, if I was just a faster reader...🤷🏻‍♀️😩🤣 1y
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robinb
Friendsgiving | Alexandra Shytsman
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Thanks so much @BookwormAHN for your sweet note and for thinking of me! #LitsyLove ❤️🤗

BookwormAHN 😺😺 1y
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robinb
Friendsgiving | Alexandra Shytsman
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I got your sweet note @prettybooknerd , and you are most welcome! #LitsyLove 😊🤗👍

thereadingunicorn Yay you got it !! 1y
robinb @prettybooknerd 👍😊😘 1y
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robinb
Friendsgiving | Alexandra Shytsman
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Sorry I‘m a few days late with this, but a big thank you to @Wife for your sweet (and so cute!) letter! I loved the notecard (so bright and cheerful...as was your letter 😊). ❤️ It‘s always so nice to be thought of. 🤗 #LitsyLove

tammysue 💗 1y
Wife 🌹 1y
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sweetpealsd
Friendsgiving | Alexandra Shytsman
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Thank you to @knittedgnome and @BookaholicNatty for the beautiful cards that I received this weekend. Also to @Soubhiville for the bday gift & card that I got today. You guys are all making very excited for my birthday to get here! I love this group! 💕 #jb #justbecause

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vkois88
Friendsgiving | Alexandra Shytsman
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The picture wouldn't come out clear, and I couldn't turn on my light box 😔 But I just wanted to say a big thank you to @CoffeeNBooks and @whippoorwill815 for my #JB cards ❤❤ I love them, they are so incredibly thoughtful!!! I hope to get at least a few cards out in the mail later this week.

Kaye Pretty 💖 1y
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LitsyOwl
Friendsgiving | Alexandra Shytsman
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Awesome giveaway! There is still time, just head over to Barbara‘s page and find the original post to enter 👍#2468GIVEAWAY

BarbaraTheBibliophage Thanks for sharing! 2y
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ReadingRover
Friendsgiving | Alexandra Shytsman
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Check out this awesomeness sent to me by @MiyakoBunny for my birthday!!! Thank you so much!!! It‘s like we share a brain 🧠! Unicornos everywhere!!! 🦄 Pocky which I haven‘t had since forever & sparkly pop rocks!!! ✨ Those chocolate lollipops though 😂 And don‘t even get me started on the books 📚 They are THE BEST!!! I‘ve already started poking around in them and will really settle down with Whisky Words & a Shovel tonight. 👏 👏 ⬇️⬇️⬇️⬇️⬇️⬇️⬇️⬇️

ReadingRover There was also a wonderful smelling bath bomb that Mother Nature tried to take from me but I wouldn‘t let her! 😝 Dexter loves his 🦆 toy! It‘s the perfect nibbying material!!! @MiyakoBunny You da best!!! 😘 2y
squirrelbrain How lovely! Happy Birthday! 🍰🍰 2y
MiyakoBunny Lol 😂 So Glad you 💗💗💗it all 🦄🦄🦄! Happy Birthday 🎉🎂 Again!!! & *Hugs* to Dexter too 😘🐶 2y
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[DELETED] 3803335244 Happy Birthday 🎂 2y
ReadingRover @MiyakoBunny 😘 💗 thank you!!! 2y
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Reecaspieces
Friendsgiving | Alexandra Shytsman
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Wow! What a fantastic surprise for @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks this absolutely made my day! I cannot tell how much I needed this when I came home!

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Yay!!! I‘m so glad ☺️☺️ I hope you haven‘t read it!! You read so many so fast!! I hope you have a restful night 😘 2y
Reecaspieces @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I have not read it and it looks fabulous...and sadly...I have to go socialize....ugh! 2y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Reecaspieces yay!!! It is!! Oh no 🤦🏼‍♀️ that sucks!!! Maybe it will go by fast!!! 2y
Reecaspieces @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks this too shall pass...maybe pass like a kidney stone..but it will pass 😕 2y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Reecaspieces I‘m sorry 😢😢 2y
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robinb
Friendsgiving | Alexandra Shytsman
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Post 3: Elizabeth Bennett....YES....an Elizabeth Bennett doll, folks!!! Handmade by @ForeverNerdy . I am seriously in awe of her talent.
Thank you, Krista, for being such a thoughtful and caring Litten friend...I am blessed by knowing you.
I ❤️ EVERYTHING!

Tamra 💜💜 Just incredibly sweet! 2y
[DELETED] 3803335244 I‘m so glad you love her! Now you need a Mr. Darcy doll 😉😉 never know when that might show up! ❤️❤️ Thank you for being an awesome friend. 2y
[DELETED] 3803335244 Blessed to know you too! 2y
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MicrobeMom This is great! I will have to learn to do this. Is it crochet? 2y
robinb @Tamra Yes, both Krista and Elizabeth! 😉😉 I‘ve just been staring at her since I unwrapped her...😍😍😍 2y
robinb @ForeverNerdy You‘ve done too much already....don‘t tempt me with Darcy too! 😳😂😂😊 2y
robinb @MicrobeMom yes, it is. I‘ll have to let @ForeverNerdy answer any questions...unfortunately I‘m not talented in that way. 🤷🏻‍♀️😊 I only wish! 2y
robinb @ForeverNerdy 😘😘💕💕 2y
[DELETED] 3803335244 @MicrobeMom yes, it‘s crochet. I‘ve done a few knit dolls for my kids but I like the look of crochet dolls better (for me) plus I‘m faster at crocheting than knitting, 😂 2y
KarynGood ❤️ 2y
MicrobeMom @ForeverNerdy they are awesome! I am more a knitter but I agree the crochet dolls look better. I am going to have to learn! 2y
[DELETED] 3803335244 @MicrobeMom that‘s great! YouTube is awesome to teach you. Since your already a knitter it will be easy for you. And thank you 2y
MaureenMc 😍 2y
readinginthedark Cute! ❤️ 2y
robinb @KarynGood , @MaureenMc , @readinginthedark thanks! I ❤️ my EB! 😍 2y
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robinb
Friendsgiving | Alexandra Shytsman
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Post 2: Clothespin Dolls of the Bates‘ from Downton Abbey....these are simply adorable and made me laugh out loud as I opened them! 🤣🤣🤣😍😍 @ForeverNerdy , you are amazing. 🤗

(In case you don‘t notice it, Bates even has his tiny walking cane!) 😆

[DELETED] 3803335244 I love this picture of them & I‘m so thankful they got there in 1 piece. I know the mail! Lol 😂 Now we need to binge watch the show & chat about it! Who‘s your favorite character? Mine was Matthew! Of course Dan Stevens 😉😉 2y
Tamra Oh my, soooooo adorable! 😍 2y
robinb @ForeverNerdy These were just so hilarious....absolutely LOVE them!! I need to binge watch because I missed some the first time around. I loved Mary (even though she could be hard to love at times...). Dan Stevens...❤️❤️ 2y
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robinb @Tamra Aren‘t they though??!! 🤣🤣 2y
[DELETED] 3803335244 I love Mary! I laughed too! ❤️❤️ 2y
LeahBergen So cute! 😍 2y
julesG So cute! Anna with the picket! 2y
julesG Speaking of 'Mary', I've just binged on 4 episodes "Good Behaviour". Michelle Dockery is good in contemporary roles too. 2y
robinb @julesG I really like her as an actress! I haven‘t seen Good Behaviour. Have you seen her in Godless on Netflix? She‘s great! 2y
julesG Have to check Godless next. Thanks! 2y
robinb @julesG And I‘ll have to check out Good Behaviour. 😊 Godless is a 7-episode western miniseries. Just be warned...it‘s fairly violent (yet surprisingly lacking in colorful language). 😳🤣🤣🤣 Jeff Daniels is also terrific in it! 2y
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robinb
Friendsgiving | Alexandra Shytsman
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Just got some amazing goodies (both homemade and otherwise) from my good friend @ForeverNerdy who is an incredibly gifted crafter. She was much too generous in her gifting, and I am humbled by her thoughtfulness! This is the first of three posts because I needed to get all the pics in. And all of this was beautifully wrapped as well. ❤️

Post 1: TBR Books, bookmarks, lotion, stickers, note pad, gorgeous purple scarf, cozy teal blanket, cute card

[DELETED] 3803335244 I‘m so happy you love everything ❤️ Happy Early Valentines Day! My daughter picked the lotion (littlest daughter), she loves peach 🍑 2y
robinb @ForeverNerdy it is ALL just soooo perfect!!!! Please tell Sarah that fruity scents are my absolute favorite kind and give her a thank you hug from me, please. 🤗🤗 2y
LeahBergen 💕💕💕💕 2y
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JackOBotts
Friendsgiving | Alexandra Shytsman
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Non-bookish post. I am thankful for many things: family, good health, friends. I‘m lucky to work with some phenomenal men and women whom I also consider dear friends. Last night we celebrated our inaugural “Friendsgiving” (also my first experience in general), and it was full of laughter, good conversation, and delicious food/drink. #warmfuzzies

I‘m also #thankful for this wonderful #Litsy community. Such a positive group. 🤗🤗

Tamra Friendsgiving is wonderful!! 2y
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