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Monster Vittles (Episode #95)

August 23, 2016 ::: Feature, Products

SHOW NOTES:

  • Brick it Down: Show ‘n tell of the Scooby Doo Mystery Mansion and Lakeside Lodge.
  • Update on PRE-ORDERS: All Halloween and Fall colorway pre-orders from the last shop update have shipped.
  • Shop Update Preview:
    • HALLOWEEN PRE-ORDER Colorways: Monster Vittles (NEW!), Trick or Treat, Smell My Feet, Mr. Franky, Mrs. Franky, Betelgeuse, Candy Corn, Witches Brew, Monster Kerfuffle & Gnomes of the Corn
    • FALL PRE-ORDER Colorways: Pumpkin Patch, Kickin’ Leaves, Stars Hollow & Grandma’s Kitchen
    • Mini Skeins:
      • Monster Mash-Up
      • Fall, Yeah!
      • Grab Bags
    • NEW Yarrrn Drawstring Project Bags
  • Other News: 
    • Any orders placed September 16-25 will not ship until September 26.
    • 2017 RANDOMINI Mini Skein Club will require full payment upfront when they go on sale in early 2017.

Halloween & Fall…Come on Down! (Episode #94)

August 9, 2016 ::: Feature, Products

SHOW NOTES:

  • Pre-Order/Gnomemade to Order Update: All of these orders from the last shop update shipped out last week.
  • Gnomemade to Order: Closed for August.
  • Shop Update Preview:
    • PRE-ORDERS:
      • HALLOWEEN Colorways: Trick or Treat, Smell My Feet, Mr. Franky, Mrs. Franky, Betelgeuse, Candy Corn, Witches Brew, Monster Kerfuffle & Gnomes of the Corn
      • FALL Colorways: Pumpkin Patch, Kickin’ Leaves, Stars Hollow & Grandma’s Kitchen
    • Yarn: Ophie’s Popsicles (Skeins & Doppelgänger Sets), Cantaloupe, We Got Corn!, Bertie Bott’s, Pumpkin Spice Latte, Coffee! Coffee! Coffee!, Skeinny Dunkers & Blankie Dunkers
      (Bubbles, S’mores & Fireflies were added to the shop last week.)
    • Mini Skeins: Grab Bags in 5, 10 & 21
      (Halloween & Fall mini skein bundles will be available in late August.)

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.
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