Sunday, October 20, 2013

Needs A Ribbon in October 2013

Needs A Ribbon in October 2013

My ladies it has been a loooong time since I have sent a sent a newsletter, wish that is has not been so long. Life has been interesting. Read below for an update of what has been going on or skip to the good stuff.

UPDATE: I did go to the Stampin' Up! Convention in Salt Lake this July. I had mentioned that previously. But I had not mentioned that my knee gave out and I did a face plant on the sidewalk outside my hotel. Uncool. The stampin' ladies took excellent care of me while I was there. I have two bad knees which is mostly why the accident happened. 

Then less than two weeks later my family took a 17 day family vacation. It was an amazing experience. We were all over the SW area. Managed to see many sights in between rains and floods and fires. I think a day after we left Manitou Springs there were deadly floods. Feeling blessed that we are OK, and heartbreaking that others were not as lucky.  

Came home from Vacation and 2 weeks later had my injured knee replaced. The knee is named Hank. He is strong and temperamental, much like Hank in Breaking Bad, if you are a fan. I am six weeks out from that surgery on the recovery road. It is not always a smooth road, I am learning. 

I explain all this to explain where I have been. It has felt like a whirlwind some weeks. I have stamped some, but I miss holding classes. I am going to try and put together a modest schedule of classes and offerings. See Schedule below.  I do feel remiss that unless you are heading to my website http://www.sohott.stampinup.net, not my blog http://needsaribbon.blogspot.com , frequently, you have not seen some of the specials Stampin' Up! has had to offer. http://www.stampinup.net/esuite/home/sohott/jointhefun for more information or call me at 612-280-5590.

SPECIALS
 
Weekly specials. Check http://www.stampinup.com/ECWeb/default.aspx  weekly for more information. 

There are weekly deals, and sometimes surprise Thrifty Thursday type deals. Be sure to check http://needsaribbon.blogspot.com frequently or bookmark my blog http://www.needsaribbon.blogspot.com and click on shop now, to see the current specials. I am not going to send emails for every special, I am sure you appreciate this, and will just let you know of the greatest of the great deals.

Which leads me to my next point. Until 11 pm CST October 21st you can join Stampin' Up! for $25. Yes just $25 dollars to get your discount on merchandise, become part of a great team with wonderful support and monthly and quarterly downline meetings to help your business. Be a business builder or get a great discount on your own products. Your business your way. I would love to see each and every one of you join my team by tomorrow. You never know, there could be an extra reward for doing so!!! 

There are new creative packs to help with your holiday prepartions.  Including the new envelope punch board. 133774 $19.95 creates over 65 different sized envelopes. 
http://www.stampinup.com/ECWeb/ProductDetails.aspx?productID=133774 to learn more about this fun new product. 

SCHEDULE

Shopping Expo/Vendor Craft Boutiques (I am only doing 2 this holiday season)

Saturday, November 9, 11-3 pm, Beths Bosom Buddies at Ramsey Elementary in Ramsey. Shopping/fundraising and they have a great cookbook for sale also. 

Saturday, November 23rd, 9:30-3:30 Fall Craft Boutique Anoka Armory on Main Street Anoka. Many wonderful businesses all under one roof. 

Classes:

Tuesday, November 5, Cards & Coffee, details on projects and cost coming in separate email. Locations Cambridge Caribou Coffee 12-2 pm and Coon Rapids Caribou Coffee 6-8. Will have many Christmas card samples to see, bring a camera. 

Tuesday December 3 Cards & Coffee class. Again, details in works, but will be more of decorations rather than cards type class. Coon Rapids Caribou coffee and possibly a new location. 

With recovery and the holidays coming up I am going to keep it to two classes. I would be happy to come to your location for a class of your choosing anytime. Just give me a call. Also give me a shout if you need help planning your holiday cards. I will be posting a lot of samples to my blog in the coming weeks. Be sure to look for those. 

Please truly consider the $25 Join the Stampin' Fun special. It does pay to join. Hope to hear from you today. ~Sandy

Thank you for stopping by today!

Keep being creative, Sandy

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