A Visit from the Secret Santa

Secret Santa Exchange

Secret Santa Exchange

This post is a little dated. Secret Santa actually visited a week before Christmas and gave us some wonderful goodies.

In my wishlist, I had mentioned George R.R.Martin’s A Song of Fire and Ice series, and I was super-thrilled to receive the 2nd book in the series – A Clash of Kings. I haven’t read the first one, was pretty intimidated by the size, but as I skimmed through this book, I realized the writing is very readable and engaging, and I am now on the hunt for the first book – A Game of Thrones. Seeing the size and the addictive nature of the books in this series, I think I can easily keep myself occupied the whole of 2013!!

Apart from this book, my Secret Santa Anjana also sent me these wonderful stickers, which I promptly presented to the snubnose. She is super-thrilled with the stickers and the Hello Kitty ones are already up on her bedroom walls.

Happiness stickers for the snubnose

Snubnose in love with the stickers my secret Santa got for her #secretsanta #presents #happiness #hellokitty

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And here is my book with a sweet message

Gift from my secret Santa with the sweetest note #secretsanta #happiness thanks, Anjana

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Thanks so much Anjana for the presents. It was an awesome surprise. And also a huge thank you to The Broke and the Bookish for organizing such a super-duper Secret Santa event so well.

So, did you participate in any Secret Santa exchange this year? What did you give? What did you get?

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  • Love the stickers! What a great Secret Santa gift.

    The only Secret Santa I did this year was one I organized! I set it up at work so that eighteen of us did a Book Secret Santa, and I received one of Emma Donohue’s earlier books. It was lovely! And I think everybody had fun.

  • Happy new year, Nish, here’s to a much better year than 2012! Ah, I love the Song of Ice and Fire series, can’t wait for the next installment to come out! I hope you’ll enjoy them as much as I did ๐Ÿ™‚ And those stickers are so cute! How thoughtful to include them for Snubnose!

    • @Chinoiseries: Happy 2013 to you too ๐Ÿ™‚

  • NIshita, I’m glad that your daughter liked the stickers . I so wanted to get the first book in the series, but just couldn’t get my hands on one. A big thank you for pointing me towards the Secret Santa exchange. I loved both the books that you sent. It’s a long time since I got a gift by post and it felt so good ๐Ÿ™‚

    • @Anjana: Thanks so much again, and glad you liked the books. I hope they reached in time though, Flipkart took ages to deliver them here, and then there was the second posting to your place, so I was tense wondering if the parcel would reach you in time.

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