Secret Santa Gift Opening!

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  1. AllieMackie

    AllieMackie Wookie Collie

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    I was going to wait to reveal my SS... but we opened our gifts today, and I just can't wait.

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    Thank you so freaking much Toller_08/Devon! OMG!

    I'll gush as I go along in the photos. ;)

    First, the card, I had to show it off because it's so CUTE. I'm a loser and accidentally tore a section on the bottom. :( Also, blurry. Oops... but you've all seen these pics recently!

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    The card alone made me squee. Then we opened gifts.

    What iz this?
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    Ohmygoodness! The tag says it all!
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    I've seen these online before and have coveted them... Finn LOVES these kinds of toys! I had never seen the dinosaur one before, though!
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    After removing the extra eggs bag and tags... and immediately after Finn realized the toy squeaks.
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  2. AllieMackie

    AllieMackie Wookie Collie

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    Finn figured out the gist of it pretty quick, as he has some similar toys. ;) Before we opened more gifts, he kept removing the eggs and bugging me to put them back... for a good half hour. He LOVES these types of toys, no joke.
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    Then the next gift, which was quite small. I let Finn start to open it, then realized it wasn't a toy...
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    ... it was a new collar! A beautiful one too, it makes me think of British Columbia. :) I LOVE the Inuit designs. Such a quintessentially Canadian collar. (pics of the collar on him later!)
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    The last gift, he tore into quickly. A new Nylabone! WOO! Never seen this shape of Nylabone before!
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    Finn approves of Nylabones. They iz good.
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    He was starting to REALLY tire out from the excitement at this point. :p
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    -TWO MORE-
     
  3. AllieMackie

    AllieMackie Wookie Collie

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    Took him out for potty and got some photos of his new collar! I LOVE the colour on him.
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    Thank you a million times over, Devon, for the awesome awesome gifts! Finn LOVES them, as you can see. :D

    I'm finally sending out my package tomorrow (express!) and I can't WAIT to see everyone else's SS gifts. :D
     
  4. PoodleMommy

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    Ooooo... Looks like Finn was spoiled!

    That collar is beautiful!
     
  5. Lizmo

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    LOVE that collar! It looks gorgeous on Finn. :)
     
  6. Laurelin

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    I need to finish shopping for mine!

    That collar looks amazing on him!
     
  7. AllieMackie

    AllieMackie Wookie Collie

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    Thanks everyone! I'm floored, Devon made awesome choices. :D I keep staring at the collar, it looks so fab on him. <3
     
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    VERY NICE.........I love that collar too!

    BUT THIS:
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    OMG.........this cracked me up! The look on his face is PRICELESS! I know, and I've seen lots of border collies, aussies, and herders general, but I swear I think Finn has THE most expressive face/eyes EVEH! :rofl1:
     
  9. AllieMackie

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    Bahahahaha, he always makes that face at the realization that a toy squeaks... "HOLY S**T it squeaks omg THROW IT FOR ME"
     
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    Yayyyyy! How exciting!! I love that collar... it's gorgeous!
     
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    gorgeous collar!
     
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    What fun !!! I wish I could have been part of SS this year !! Please everyone post pictures !!
     
  13. Toller_08

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    Adorable pictures! I'm so glad Finn's enjoying all of his gifts! The collar was my favourite of all of them -- I searched and searched for a nice boy collar for him, and finally found one that I hoped you would like as well. :D
     
  14. AllieMackie

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    I LOVE it. It's so hard to find good boy collars, and you found an awesome one! He's wearing it as we speak - the rest of his collars are 3/4" from when he was younger, but 1" collars like the one you got us show up SO much better with his fur!

    I don't have my camera nearby, but right at this moment, no joke, Finn is gnawing on his Nylabone, resting on top of his dinosaur eggtoy, wearing his collar. :p Making good use of his gifts.
     
  15. Toller_08

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    I was a little worried about the width, but I figured that if Dance can wear a 1" comfortably, Finn should be able to as well since they're similar in size. Silverfoot makes the same size in 3/4" as well, but the store didn't have any masculine patterns in that width for some reason. I had so much fun shopping for him -- there were so many more things I wanted to include in your package, LOL. As soon as I signed up for SS I kept hoping that you and Finn would be my recipients, so I was totally shocked when I got my PM saying that you were!
     
  16. AllieMackie

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    Awww! <3 That makes me happy. :D

    And yeah, the 1" fits like a dream. I think from now on I'm getting him 1" collars. Like I said, with the longer fur on his neck patterns show up MUCH better, and I feel like the collar is more sturdy for his size. :)
     
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    Yay for the SS reveal! :) (And for some Finnegan pictures :))

    Toller, great job!
     
  18. AllieMackie

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    I was debating revealing so early, since I know a lot of folks haven't even sent theirs yet (myself included!) but when I opened the gifts and saw the adorable card, I HAD to. :D

    She did do a great job, didn't she? :) :)
     
  19. colliewog

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    That's an "OMG ... it SQUEAKS TOO? AWESOME!!" look. :lol-sign:
     
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    Loved that one too !
     

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