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I haven't ordered in a long while. I was going to order last month but one of the things that I wanted was out of stock so I never ordered. I have a gift certificate so I'm hoping to order this month if all of the items I want are in stock. I wish they'd come out with more CS colors. They haven't released a new color in a really long time.
I think it is close to 2 years since I have ordered if you can believe that! I certainly don't need more paper, well except for restocking white and now I'm getting low on brown. I have some of Gina K's which I love but I would like a lighter tone. I'm thinking of trying MFT's. I bought a pad of their red ink a while back, LOVE it!! And even if you forget to clean your stamp for a few days it still comes off!!
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I think it is close to 2 years since I have ordered if you can believe that! I certainly don't need more paper, well except for restocking white and now I'm getting low on brown. I have some of Gina K's which I love but I would like a lighter tone. I'm thinking of trying MFT's. I bought a pad of their red ink a while back, LOVE it!! And even if you forget to clean your stamp for a few days it still comes off!!
Two years is a lot of self control! I've been ordering a lot less lately because most things coming out seem close to something that I already have.

I've never ordered anything from Gina K, although I've heard really good things about her card stock. Michaels actually carries 120 lb white and beige card stock packs now. I picked up a pack of beige to use as card bases for the cards for my moms group and it isn't half bad.
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Two years is a lot of self control! I've been ordering a lot less lately because most things coming out seem close to something that I already have.

I've never ordered anything from Gina K, although I've heard really good things about her card stock. Michaels actually carries 120 lb white and beige card stock packs now. I picked up a pack of beige to use as card bases for the cards for my moms group and it isn't half bad.
Gina's cardstock is great! I have quite a bit of it so if you ever want a sample of a color let me know, if I have it I will send you some!
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Gina's cardstock is great! I have quite a bit of it so if you ever want a sample of a color let me know, if I have it I will send you some!
Thanks for the offer. I've had a sample of it and I really liked it, but I'm trying not to order from so many places since I have a fairly large amount of CS here that I need to use. I'd hate to have to move with all of the paper that I have for making cards and for scrapbooks. I would hate to see how many pounds of paper I actually have.....
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Two years is a lot of self control! I've been ordering a lot less lately because most things coming out seem close to something that I already have.

I've never ordered anything from Gina K, although I've heard really good things about her card stock. Michaels actually carries 120 lb white and beige card stock packs now. I picked up a pack of beige to use as card bases for the cards for my moms group and it isn't half bad.
I find I am also ordering less. I have so MUCH these days that I sometimes wonder where it all came from. I keep saying I am going to do a stamp purge, and it really is something I need to get down to and do. I am determined to get it done before Christmas. I have two or three nieces who really like craft stuff and I think some stamps will be passed on at Christmas. And one of the nieces has a birthday in January.
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Hey chickies - I have sent out a PM labeled public service announcement. Yes, it is legitimately from me. As far as I am aware/can determine, the information in it is genuine and accurate.
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Laurie, when did you change your profile pic? Was it just recently, or am I just that unobservant?
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Just a little bit ago, figured I leave it up for a bit, until I'm tired of it. It's like looking in a mirror.
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I'm heading out too. This time change is killing me. Besides, it's snowing here so who knows what the roads will be like in the morning.

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g'morning

so yesterday was quite a day. we get deliveries all day and some of the various co.'s drivers bring dog biscuits and Grace of course knows who they are and what their trucks brakes sound like... so, as usual Airgas came and she wanted out, so then a little while later she comes running into the office to hide and hubs is hot on her trail screaming about idiot drivers and just in a panic.
( had to take her in to the vets for X-rays ) she is FINE but, I guess what happened is he backed the truck in really a lot closer to our roll up door than he normally does ( was parked ) and was able to lean inside the building and hit the button for the roll up door to close so, Grace was sitting in the doorway and the door got her and pinned her to the floor momentarily she had no traction to move out of the way since she was sitting when it happened ( begging for her biscuit) you know eye on the ball kind of a thing.
but, when hubs came flying into the office he was so garbled I thought she had been smooshed under the trucks lift gate ( the back end of some service trucks fold down like a platform and then have hydraulics on them to lower completely to the ground.

anyways she is OK ( just has some minor tissue damage and some pain pills for 10 days) nothing is broken.

but, I put my back out pretty bad trying to get her to use the dog ramp I had bought when Storm got too weak to hop in the truck and so, hopefully she remembers it better today
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ah Laurie, its not so startling for us though, I like seeing mug shots...
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Nice Picture Laurie!!!

Sorry about your puppy Stacy.
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I wondered why we hadn't seen you yesterday Stacy. Glad the little doggie is ok.
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I think I need a vacation. Or something.
I was supposed to clean my house this morning, make a dent in cleaning off my stamp table and do some cooking. Instead, my house is a mess, I've read a book and played on the internet. I have to be at work in less than an hour and I'm still in my pjs. And I have no motivation whatsoever to do anything else.
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Afternoon. I figured you'd want to see a mug shot. It's not a bad one...from a few weeks ago when I met some people for a friend's bday.

Glad the puppy is okay. Hopefully she remembers to be careful.
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Wow! Exciting day yesterday for folks. So sorry to hear about Grace. Poor doggie.

I wanted to stamp today, but it's 4:40 and I STILL haven't written a single word. Sigh. So frustrated.

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I have abandoned Starbucks in favor of Dutch Brothers... ( is that a nationwide one?) who knows... starbucks started in Oregon is the rumor so its possible DutchBro's will grow...
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Grace is her normal self today too.

she is not so little though she weighs in on average between 83 and 86 pounds and that is why it was easy to wrench my back trying to guide her on the ramp.
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I find it very odd that between 4:45 & 6:35, the same person tried to call me three times. Yet they never left a voicemail. Now you would think that if it is that urgent that you try calling me 3 times in an hour and a half, that you would leave a message.
Even more weird about it though is A)It is a local number, not some weird 1800 usual telemarketing number B)The called ID displays it with a real first and last name - but I know no one by this name C)When I try the nationwide version of the phone book online, I get no results for anyone by this name, or for anyone with this phone number.
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well, maybe they are calling a wrong number? but, I dunno
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I did 33 tags and 2 cards after work today. ( left work early )
stuff for the booth. ( very simple from scraps mainly)
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trying to leave comments in the gallery but, it has stopped loading the photos. ( I can only see them as thumbnails ) I hate when it does this, hitting refresh is getting me nowhere either... might take a nap.
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I am determined to get started on my Christmas stamping this weekend. Even if it takes me a whole day to get the stamp table cleaned off, I am going to get it done.
I am also determined that with all this papercraft stuff I own, I WILL make my own gift tags this year. It is just stupid that every year I buy tags with all the stuff there is in my house!
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I haven't had a chance to do that yet today and I was going to head over there, now I'm afraid to!
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might be my computer its working again, sometimes it goes along just fine then after a bout an hour it gets snarly. (hasnt been an hour yet this time) so who knows.
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I commented on 1, so far so good!

How is today treating you Stacy?
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