I started shopping for my knitters tea swap pal, and it was a lot of fun. We have pretty similar taste, which makes life much easier. It's great to be bold and pick out new teas and treats! It gives you license for a little more experimentation than usual, and I feel fine about choosing things that are a little nicer than I would usually buy.
I discovered a new Trader Joe's product today -- green tea baking mix (for muffins or quick bread). I bought one for me and one for my pal. I'll try to make mine first to see if it's any good!
I picked up a replacement set of Clover size 9 bamboo needles(to make up for the ones confiscated in Italy) at the rather ghetto Hancock Fabrics over on Ashland, and I was amazed to see that they were only $4.49! What a steal...
The multidirectional scarf for my International Scarf Exchange pal is going well. I'm using a subtle Noro silk garden colorway. I'll post some pics later.