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More Cowbell? More Popsicles! (Episode #93)

July 19, 2016 ::: Feature, Products



SHOW NOTES:

  • Brick it Down: Scooby Doo Mystery Mansion set is awesome!
  • New Colorways & PRE-ORDERS: We Got Corn! (skeins), Cantaloupe (skeins) & Ophie’s Popsicles (skeins & doppelgänger set)
  • Check out the Ophie’s Popsicles Commercial!
  • Gnomemade to Order: Open July 21 (9am CDT) to July 22 (9am CDT)
  • REMINDERS:
    • RANDOMINI Club invoices will be emailed out on August 7.
    • Next shop update in August will have Fall/Halloween colorways available for PRE-ORDER.
  • Shop Update Preview:
    • Yarn: Loki, Batgirl, Watermelon, Gnome of the Lake, Into the Vortex, Blueberries, Wonder Woman, Captain America, Gnome on the Range, Dobby, Beached Gnome, Harley Quinn, Quicksilver, Velvet Sunset, Hobbit, Toadstools at Twilight, 221B Baker Street, Dean Winchester, Sam Winchester, Little Plastic Bricks, Kaylee, Decepticons & more!
    • Doppelganger Sets: Mint Chocolate Chip, 221B Baker Street, Gnome of the Lake, Gnome on the Range & Gnomesome Dove 
    • Mini Skeins: Farm Stand, Ophie’s Popsicles & Grab Bags
  • SHOP UPDATE is happening Friday, July 22 (9am CDT) at Shop.GnomeAcres.com

Did someone say ice cream? (Episode #92)

June 21, 2016 ::: Feature, Products



SHOW NOTES:

  • Brick it Down: Review of new Fun in the Park set.
  • Updates on PRE-ORDERS & Gnomemade to Orders from last update.
  • Gnomemade to Order: Will be open June 23 (9am CDT) to June 25 (9am CDT).
  • Shop Update Preview:
    • PRE-ORDERS: Blueberries, Gnomicana (doppelgänger set) & Mint Chocolate Chip (doppelgänger set) will be restocked.
    • Mini Skeins: Grab Bags, Pick-a-Mini (restocked), Gnomicana Collection (in stock now) &  Eggs, Bacon & Toast (in stock now).
    • Yarn: No Place Like Gnome (skeins & doppelgänger sets), Bumblebee, Gnomesicle, Spugnomi, Mint Chocolate Chip, Gnomicana, Captain America, Nightwing, Skeinny Dunkers & Blankie Dunkers.
    • Shop update goes live at 9am CDT on June 24.

(You can also find the podcast on iTunes, and on our official podcast page.)

Gnotions, Goodies & Yarn Galore (Episode #91)

June 7, 2016 ::: Feature, Products

SHOW NOTES: 

  • Brick it Down: New LEGO Swap & Sell thread in Ravelry. New sets on their way; Vacation Getaways & Fun in the Park: City People Pack.
  • New Items: T-Shirts, Gnotions Pouch/Kit, Ol’ Timey Stitch Markers
  • Gnomemade to Order: Open June 9 (9am CDT) – June 11 (9am CDT)
  • Shop Update Preview: 
    • Pre-Orders: Gnomicana Doppelgänger Set (4 skeins total, Sock or Worsted), Mint Chocolate Chip Doppelgänger Set (Sock or DK) & NEW Blueberry colorway from the most recent RANDOMINI Club shipment.
    • Mini Skeins: Gnomicana Collection, Grab Bags (5, 10 & 21) & Eggs, Bacon & Toast (in-stock now!)
    • Doppelgänger Sets: Bertie Bott’s, Berry Gnomey, Aurora Gnomealis, Camping with Hippos
    • Yarn: Bubbles, Bertie Bott’s, Polyjuice Potion, Ron Weasley, Camping with Hippos, Beached Gnome, Tropical Gnome, Watermelon, Fireflies, Orangesicle, Strawberries, Mint Chocolate Chip, Unicorn Freckles, Aurora Gnomealis, Berry Gnomey, Nightwing, Gnomicana, Gimli, Pickles, Flamingo Fling, Skeinny Dunkers & many more!
    • Shop update goes live at 9am CDT on June 10.

(You can also find the podcast on iTunes, and on our official podcast page.)

Eggs, Bacon, Toast & Coffee, oh my! (Episode #90)

May 17, 2016 ::: Feature, Products

SHOW NOTES:

  • Brick it Down: To set up a minifig swap thread, or not?
  • New Mailing Address: Now posted on the website.
  • RANDOMINI Club Details: Available on the website in case you ever have a question about when to expect invoices and shipments.
  • Gnomemade to Order: Will be open May 19 (9am CDT) to May 20 (10am CDT).
  • New Colorways: Eggs, Toast with Jam, Coffee! Coffee! Coffee!
  • Shop Update Preview: 
    • Yarn: Check out the podcast for the full line-up! Eggs, Toast with Jam, and Coffee! Coffee! Coffee! will all be available to PRE-ORDER as full size skeins.
    • Mini Skeins: Grab bags & special Bacon, Eggs & Toast bundle.
    • Doppelgänger Sets: No Place Like Gnome, Gnomesome Dove, Wabbit Season! Duck Season!, “Eggs, Bacon & Toast” (PRE-ORDER)

(You can also find the podcast on iTunes, and on our official podcast page.)

Bubbles and S’mores — They’re baaack! (Episode #89)

April 26, 2016 ::: Feature, Products



SHOW NOTES:

  • Update on Pre-Orders: All placed during the last update have been shipped! Bubbles and S’mores will be available to pre-order again on Friday.
  • Gnomemade to Order: Will be open April 28 (9am CDT) – April 30 (9am CDT)
  • Shop Update Preview: Check out the podcast to see the full line-up!

(You can also find the podcast on iTunes, and on our official podcast page.)

Bubbles and S’mores and Glow Sticks (Episode #88)

April 12, 2016 ::: Feature, Products



SHOW NOTES:

  • Brick it Down: New LEGO Elves set review.
  • Recap: Speaking on Wizard World panel & Nick Offerman book signing.
  • New Colorways: S’mores and Bubbles (available for pre-order 4.15.16)
  • Shop Update Preview:
    • Mini Skeins: S’mores and Bubbles 20 yd samples, Backyard Shenanigans bundle & lots of grab bags.
    • Doppelgänger Sets: Cowgirl Boogie, Garden Gnome, Backwoods Gnome, Batgirl, Berry Gnomey
    • Yarn: Too many to name! Check out the podcast to see all of the colorways that are being restocked.

(You can also find the podcast on iTunes, and on our official podcast page.)

Gnome, Gnome on the Range… (Episode #87)

March 1, 2016 ::: Feature, Products

SHOW NOTES:

  • T-shirt stash enhancement provided by ThugLifeShirts.com
  • Update on pre-orders and custom orders: All have been shipped.
  • Update on first RANDOMINI club shipment: All have been shipped.
  • New Colorway: Gnome on the Range. Will be available to pre-order (some will ship immediately). There will also be ready to ship doppelgänger sets.
  • Pre-Orders: Bad Bunny (skeins & doppelgänger set) & Little Bunny Foo Foo (skeins & doppelgänger set)
  • Shop Update Preview: Lots of restocking of popular colorways and a couple new doppelgänger sets. Samples of the new colorway (Gnome on the Range) and new yarn base (Cowgirl Boogie on Spiffy Gnome) will be available in 20 yd mini skeins for $2 each.
  • FREE Wooden Ruler Offer: Watch podcast for full details.

NEW Colorway: Gnome on the Range

February 27, 2016 ::: Feature, Products

Gnome on the Range is a brand new colorway that will be available for pre-order during the next shop update on March 4, 9am CST. It has beautiful tones of gold, coral, sky blue and lavender.

Return of the Gnomad (Episode #86)

February 9, 2016 ::: Feature, Products

SHOW NOTES:

  • Check out new yarn-related video game that came out today, Unravel.
  • Pre-Order Update: Pre-orders placed the weekend of January 29 will be shipping out on February 10 & 11. Some have already shipped.
  • Gnomemade to Order: Opens February 11 @ 9am CST.
  • RANDOMINI Mini Skein Club: Spots are still available!
  • Shop Update: February 12 @ 9am CST
    • Pre-Orders: Lucky Ewe (skeins & doppelgänger set), Leprechaun Knickers (skeins), Little Bunny Foo Foo (skeins & doppelgänger set), Bad Bunny (skeins & doppelgänger set) & Gnomad Special Edition doppelgänger set
    • Mini Skeins: St. Patrick’s Day, Easter & Grab Bags
    • Other Colorways: No Place Like Gnome (skeins & doppelgänger set), Cowgirl Boogie (skeins & doppelgänger set), Gotham Nights, Nightwing & Mint Chocolate Chip
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