Thursday, March 3, 2011

MIA, News and CANDY!!!!!

Hello Everyone!!!!
Sorry for MIA.... its been a longtime now....Feb was super busy month for me.
Lots of things changed in our life last month!!
Long story in short my Hubby got transferred to INDIA for 2 years..
we got only 3 weeks time to pack our 11 years of life( in USA).... it was a crazytime,very tiring and chaotic but finally we managed to complete the transition and we're in INDIA now!!
Still searching for an apartment...hope to find it very soon.
As I moved to India I had to leave most of my much loved DT works :((
I packed as much craft supplies possible as we hardly get any latest products in INDIA and I plan to craft a lot in our new home.
While packing my supplies I came across lots of stuff which I used a little or didn't use at I thought of sharing them with my readers...
so here is a goodbye candy!!

Sorry I didn't get time to note down all brands and quantities of the products...but here is the list of what I remember...
50- 6x6 sheets of designer papers.
a bundle of various card stock,vellum and some designer papers.
3-4 designer paper pads( few sheets already used)...7 gypsies, DCWV...
1- creating keepsakes scrapbook kit;
15+ cling mounted Rubber stamps(new)
few clear stamps;
2- punches;
Lots of My Mind's Eye sticker sheets;
Martha Stewart Baker's twine;
lots of chipboard frames, icons and shapes;
1 chocolate stamp pad;
some stamped images;
a bunch of shape templates;
various embellishments;
and many more....

I left the a box packed with these goodies with my friend....she mail it on my behalf.
So its a candy for my lovely readers!!
Please let me know if you would like to win this box of crafty goodies by March 10th...
I  will pick a winner on March 11th and mail the goodies !!!

Thanks for visiting my blog...I really appreciate all your love and support, please keep on visiting me .

Good Luck!!!


Sarabeth said...

oh piali! i'm hoping that this move is nothing but a good thing and i hope all goes well- super duper movin' prayers that all goes quickly and smooth for you!

i'm so happy that you will be crafting away in your new home-your creations are just amazing and inspiring and i would miss it dearly! and don't worry-many places ship to india so you can do some online shopping- margie is really good at that you can ask her :0)

of course i would love to win a box of goodies that once inspired you-that would be lovely and also once you get settled if you could share your addy that would be great- here is my email

much love!!!



theCook said...

Wow, packing everything in 3 weeks, that's quick! Hope you have a wonderful life in your new home!
That looks like a big treasure you left behind... And a surprize too as you're not very precise in the description... sounds good, I love surprizes! Of course I'd love to be in for a chance to winn all those crafting goodies...

Chiaretta said...

Hi Piali! I wish you to have a very great time in India and I hope you will keep on writing on this blog to let us know how your new life will be!

Of course your candy is a great way to say goodbye, I keep my finger crossed!

Many kisses from Italy!

Chiaretta said...

Hi Piali! I wish you to have a very great time in India and I hope you will keep on writing on this blog to let us know how your new life will be!

Of course your candy is a great way to say goodbye, I keep my finger crossed!

Many kisses from Italy!

Marisa said...

Three weeks to pack a house is insane! Hope you can get settled quickly in India! Post some pictures so we can live through you :) Thanks for the chance to win some goodies.

Kras said...

hello, Today I inform you that want to win your candy. It is very rich and beautiful. Thanks for the great opportunity to win.

faithnme said...

Helloe my friend.. I have soo "missed" you and have wondered what could have pulled you away from us.. But Now I understand. Wow Big Changes ( But I know that it will be a "blessing" to you and your family.. I would love to win your goodiess. But am more happy to see you back here.. YOu know you are a constant source of inspiration for me and I am soo glad to know that you will still be here to share your creations

Sending LOts of HUgs and Blessings

Debbie Carriere said...

Piali, Good luck on your new adventure!! I can't imagine you packing up & moving your family around the world in 3 weeks!! Best wishes & hope you find a new home soon :)

Moni said...

Hi Piali hope you had fab time in India, and so gorgeous box of candy. I want to win it. Thanks for the chance. Hugs,moni

bosenberries said...

Wow, that's crazy!! All the best in India!! Robin

Cassie_lu said...

I pray that this new adventure in you and your family's life proves to be a good one. Glad to hear that ya'll made it over there ok too.

orit said...

Hi Piali
I hope that the relocation will be easy for all of you. Thanks for the chance to win your candy.
Hugs from Israel

GreenScrap said...

Wow that was fast!! I wish you the best in India you inspired America now is time to inspire India!! Have a crafty new life I hope we can still see you at the blog!! I would love to give your stuff a new home :)!
TFS!! Take Care!!
Jennie @

Tejal said...

Hey Piali, welcome to India. Don't worry about not finding stuff, -km one of a mad bunch of crafter's out here who would love to help you out. True it won't be cutting edge new..but something is better than nothing!! Do let me know what city you're in and I'll hook you up with the entire group.

Audrey said...

wow! That is quite a move! Good luck and I hope that you can at least order new products over the internet! (lol)

Penni said...

Wow - that was a big move!!!

I hope you find an appartment soon.

Thanks for the chance to win some yummy Candy.


Summerthyme Studio said...

Wishing you all the best with your new move!!!!!

Tanya said...

Oh my goodness that is a big move in such a short amount of time. Best wishes for you guys! Thank you for the chance at your fabulous candy.
Tanya :)

Crystal said...

Hi Piali you are sooo sweet to offer such fabulous candy LOVE a chance to win :))) So happy to see you back!! Big Hugs sweetie!

margie c said...

Oh sweet Piali! I am happy to hear that you've moved safely! Please email me your new address!!!
It's wonderful to hear that you will still be getting crafty while being there! Be sure to keep in touch!
Much hugs and love :*)

♪♫♥ Charity Crafter ♪♫♥ said...

Hi Piali x Good luck on your new Adventure x I cant believe you had so much to do and you thought of us crafters x that is very kind x I would love to win this stash and I wish you every happiness x Leigh x

Rhonda Miller said...

Piali, good luck on your move. It sounds like you've have been busy. I hope you're able to get back to crafting soon. Thanks for a chance to win some crafty goodies.

VeronicaA said...

Piali, I wish you and your family well on your move. I hate that you had to leave some things behind, but I know that you will do an awesome job crafting with what you were able to take with you. Much success and thank you for the opportunity to win such fabulous goodies.
vballen @ comcast dot net

A Scrap Above said...


I hope the move went well and wish nothing but happiness for you and your family! I am glad to hear you will still be scrapping away, I do hope you can still post on your blog, I love your work and all your creations.
This would be a wonderful to win from you
TFS and a chance to win

SlomoMom said...

Piali, wishing you the best in your new adventure, sad you had to leave so much behind. Your trash my treasure. Hope you find an apartment soon and get settled. Good Luck.

sucor said...

I was hoping everything was okay. Three weeks to pack and move, wow!
I hope you find an apartment you love quickly. Best wishes! Thanks for the chance to win some yummy Candy.

sucor_2 at

MRS.BANN said...

Moving is one of the most stressful thing in life but moving in 3 weeks to another goodness I cant imagine.

Thanks for the chance to win.

Marionment said...

WOW!! I can't imagine packing in three weeks for a two year move. I wish you and your family the very best. I hope you keep sharing your wonderful ideas with us. Best of luck to you. Thanks for a chance to win.

anita said...

Welcome to India. Please join us as we would love to have such a talented crafter with us. And since I,m from Kolkata and you, re bengali, I think we connect in certain way. I would love to get those goodies from you and also lot of tips now that you are here.Can you tell in which city you have moved in?

Joan V said...

Oh Piali, you do lead an interesting life. Not from one state to the other, but one country to the other. I was wondering why I hadn't seen anything from you. I wish you so much happiness in India. If I was there, I would learn all I could about the food. I love Indian food and I am sure it is not hard to make. I think it is all in the spices. So sad the have to leave all your craft goodies behind but most importantly all the friends you left behind. Thank goodness for the internet. Take care and enjoy the next 2 years in your new home. Will be looking forward to seeing some of your great work. Maybe some recipes of new food that you are exploring. Thanks for sharing some of your goodies with your readers.

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

wow that is so amazing! Yes, I would love to win your blog candy, keep blogging though and let us know about your life in India and what you are making and working on.

Barbara Moore said...

Wow! A quick but amazing transition. I wish you every happiness in your new home and look forward to continuing to receive your posts. I would personally love to win your blog candy!

fionalawlor said...

Oh wow what a big chance for you! I wish u all the best of luck in India :O) This is very generous of you to offer ,I would of course like to be in the drawing for this lovely candy.Thanks so much for the chance to win :O)
Fiona x

fionalawlor said...

I meant *change* lol

Beth said...

India! What an adventure that will be! Have you found schools for your children? And how about an apartment? How nice of you to leave some blog candy behind for all of us! I'll be checking your blog to see your latest creations! Good luck!

susie said...

oh what an adventure! i hope that it is an amazing experience for you. of course i would love to have your basket of goodies. i subscribe to your blog and find it a constant source of inspiration. i am looking forward to seeing how india influences your work. good luck. cheers susie

Rufus said...

Good grief! You packed 11 years worth of stuff in 3 weeks???? You are one amazing gal! Hope that this move brings only good things for your family. Thanks for being so generous with the goodies! Looking forward to seeing what the move inspires in the creation department.

Manasa said...

Oh wow...You will be coming to India ? :) Where will you be in India ? And inspite of the packing you had time to leave us a candy...awesome :) definately would love to win :)

Carole RB said...

Hi Piali

I wish you a very nice time in India, and a very happy life over there. Maybe you'll discover new ways for crafting. Of course I would like to win you awesome blog candy. Thanks for the opportunity to win. My house will be a good one for your stuff!

Have a nice weekend!

Isha said...

Happy shifting back Piali, its really a big work and of coarse a lot more big adjustment esp. for the kids. But hey!!! as they say, everything happens for a reason and for good. I would really love to win your candy as Yes you are going to miss the special shopping from US. Pls. do let me know, where in India you are going to settle, so when I come next can meet you n also if you need something from here( Switzerland- tho we dont get much here...I have to order from US too)can bring for you. Once again, dont feel sad...its gonna be difficult but its possible:)

Lesya said...

Hi Piali!
India the wonderful country. We wanted to fly on March there, but plans should be changed. I wish you to have a good time in India (sorry for my english)
thanks for the chance to win :))

Bobbi said...

Wow, that was a quick move. I hope you keep crafting and posting, I love your projects. Thanks for thinking of us for your goodies. Good luck with your apartment hunting.

Rosalee said...

Hi Piali. Hope all is well with you guys in India. Moves can be pretty bad especially when you don't have much time to do it.
Lovely giveaway. I am already a follower of your blog and I've linked your giveaway to my sidebar to help spread the word. Thanks for the great chance
Hugs, Rosalee

Семицветик \\ Светлана said...

Я поняла, что Вы едете в Индию. Жедаю удачи.

HazelQ said...

Hi Piali!! I hope you and your family get to enjoy your time in India and the experiences you gather will bless you :) thank you for sharing this candy with us and I hope you find your apartment and continue to share your nice creations with us :)
I linked the candy on my blog.

Connie F. said...

Piali, we will miss you and hope this move turns out to be one of success and enjoyment. I would love to win this box of goodies. Thanks for sharing with your bloggers.

Toots said...

I hope all goes well with your move. What an awesome opportunity to immerse yourselves and experience such an exciting culture! I hope we'll continue to see you in blog land.
Thank you for sharing your exquisite creations.

lanejoy1 said...

Hi Piali, I have missed you and only hope you and the family are happy with your move. It's great you are going to continue with your crafting and we will be able to enjoy it. Thanks for sharing some of the things you had with us. Good luck on finding a permanent house.

AshKuku said...


Glad to read about you... Felt like where was I all these days, but I guess everything happens with time.... Welcome to India... I know it would be hard, but I guess that is ONE BIG challenge to work on... ;) Thanks for dropping IN, Indian Stamper!!!


Mallika said...

hey piali!
dun wry
we all are here ..
India will treat u very well !

Rosa-kreattiva said...

Thank you for your generosity, the candy is really beautiful!!
Linked it on my blog
Hugs from italy,
blog creative:
spero che queste novità portino tanto gioie al tuo cuore

Karolyn at Paper Therapy said...

What?! You're in India?!! Holy crap!! That's a long ways away!! I hope that you'll still be able to create as I'll miss your beautiful work. Hey, if you ever need product from the US you can always count on my to hunt it down and send it to you. Wishing you the best of luck in your new home. {{{HUGS}}}

Monika/Buzsy said...

Piali... what a big change... wish you the best at your new home... and hopefully you will get to craft and get your hands on some yummy carfting supplies. :o)

thestampingbug said...


Glad your family made the safe journey back to India. I know you'll find lots of fabulous *New* treasures that will adorn your creations and will inspire us all over -here-....I wish you good luck and FUN!!!


Julie said...

I was wondering what was going on, Piali! I'm glad things are going well! Good luck finishing your move to India! :)

Ola said...

Wow, you're one amazing lady to get 11 years packed in 3 weeks! I wish you nothing but the best in this new adventure.... and good luck in searching for a new home!!!

Congrats & thanks for the chance to win!!!

okj83 at live dot com

Agus :) said...

wow good luck in India!! thanks so much for the chance to win this lovely blog candy!! fingers crossed (:

docneha said...

welcome to india piali.. i m sure u are liking it being back to hometown.. so sweet of u to be offering this great candy..

Lola said...

Wow! Thank you for the chance to win!
On my blog:
Kisses ^_^
p.s. I'm a new follower!

Satoko said...

Wow, this is a BIG adventure!!! Thanks for your candy, I'm a new follower and posted it on my sidebar here:



caty said...

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thanks for blog candy
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Misu said...

Wow, what a candy, I love it.

Divinity said...

india?!!! wow!!! hope all goes well with your move and all :)
and who wouldn't want a box of scrapping goodies?? i'd love to win this stash! thanks for the chance! :)

Edel said...

Amazing candy, dear!! Thanks a lot for a chance to win!:)

I hope I`m not too late!:)))