The Adventure Starts Here: Christmas in July Link Up

Monday, July 27, 2015

Christmas in July Link Up

One of my favorite things about the blogging community is getting to meet new people and connecting with them on a more tangible level.  So a few times a year, I like to participate in these blogger gift exchanges.  When Elizabeth at Chasin' Mason told me about the Christmas in July exchange, I thought it was such a great idea and immediately was interested!  With Noah's having a November birthday, he gets all his gifts within 2 months.  Not only did I think he would enjoy opening a few presents in the middle of the summer, but I love shopping for gifts... win win!  

Liz and Jude from Ellie and Addie sent us a huge box filled with the most perfect gifts for Noah (and even included a Starbucks gift card for me!).   To say that Noah was excited when this box was left at our door is a total understatement!  We get a lot of packages, but usually they aren't for him to open.  He asked me if it was for him (like he always does) and literally screamed with joy when I told him it was for him!  He immediately wanted to open it and emptied the contents super fast!

Liz and Jude sent Noah the cutest personalized bucket and shovel... and in his favorite color no less!  I can't wait to take it to the beach with us in a few weeks!  They also sent him a bubble gun, a package of 4 puzzles (one was diggers... his favorite), some play-doh, and some matchbox cars.  So basically it was a box filled with his most favorite things!  

^^^ showing me all his cars

Noah immediately wanted to play with EVERYTHING!  The only thing I held back was the bubble gun, saying we would do it outside after his nap.  Liz told me that she was so excited to shop for Noah because it was like shopping for the future since Jude is 15 months old.  Jude is going to be one lucky 2 1/2 year old, because she picked out the best gifts!

^^^ so excited when he finishes a puzzle!

We were paired up with Lily Jane and Chelsea from The Williams' Journey.  I loved shopping for a little girl!  You can head on over to Chelsea's blog to see what we sent them :)

Happy Christmas in July!


  1. Wow, Noah was spoiled! I'm sure you got to relax all day while he played with his new toys!

  2. Great gifts! I love Noah's excitement while opening everything :)

  3. That is an amazing box!!! definitely full of all the faves, love it. Love his excitement =)

  4. Love the excitement on his face..!! You're in for a good time come November. :)


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