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I just ordered my family of four!!!
Excellent! I put in my order, too. --Gary
I bring all this to your attention just to inform you that today only CafePress is offering free shipping. Not a big deal as it would only be a couple of dollars for most. (I think the shipping for the complete set comes in at around $8, for example.) But if you want to buy some, and you want free shipping, today is your day.
First, go to the magnet page and make your selections. Then, in the ordering process, type this in where it asks for "coupon code": FREE4VIP
Offer expires at midnight! Thanks, everybody.
The long weekend has been nice, I wish every weekend was like this. Karen we will get to grandmas for sure, how exciting! I’ve always wanted the little gifts every day thing, thanks so much!
Gary, I’m working on Ryan, Teghan & I’s pictures, maybe today I’ll get them taken...
Brent actually went shopping this morning, but the rest of us stayed home.
Amanda - Tristen - Teghan -- you all need to go to Grandmas this week-end and pick up your Christmas gifts from us. Then on Tuesday you can each start to open a gift and then continue for the 24 days :) Hope you enjoy it........
If you don't have your photos in yet -- and I'm talking to Amanda, Anna, Brent, Emily, John, Lindsey, Lori, Marsha, Olivia, Paul, Ryan, Samantha, Teghan, and Zachary -- then I may be forced to draw a picture of each of you for your magnets. And I'm not a very good artist....
So find a photo of yourself you like and send it to me. You'll be glad you did!
1) There is an entire website devoted to Black Friday, called (what else?) www.black-friday.net. They've already gotten hold of the sales circulars for many stores, and they are posted on the site.
2) Here's an article that tells you some things you need to know about Black Friday sales. Some are obvious -- like reading the fine print for things like "while supplies last" or "limit 5 per store" -- but others are more helpful.
3) Be careful out there! Wal-Mart recently settled their lawsuit concerning the trampling death of a store worker on last year's Black Friday. That never happened to someone who shops online....
Thank you, Livy. Find some good ones of your parents, too! --Gary
Gary, I have been looking through my pictures, trying to find a good one for the magnets. I promise I will have one in by Thanksgiving weekend!
Thanks, Emily! --Gary
Okay, I'm kidding. :-) So far I have five of us accounted for, and that means 16 of you still need to come through. I would like to have your photos by Thanksgiving weekend -- let's say 11 or 12 days from now -- so I have time to process the photos and get them ready to be made into magnets. When they're ready, you will be able to go to my online store and purchase them yourself -- priced at cost, I'm not making a dime here! :-) -- and they will be shipped directly to you.
My online store is already open, and three magnets are ready (I still have to get Karen and Erika's photos scanned, so that will take a bit longer). If you want to check it out, go to www.cafepress.com/333666/
Whatever you see there is ready to buy. This shop is "private," meaning it is not accessible to search engines and such -- so unless someone knows it's here, they won't find it. Let me know if you have any questions. And thanks!
Starting Monday, this image will appear every day on the front page:
It will show who has and has not supplied me with a picture for the new set of magnets. Just find a photo of yourself that you like and send it to me. When I receive it, the little button beside your name will turn red. Red = good, white = bad!
If I don't get a picture from you, I will rummage around and find one myself. And gee, I hope it won't be one where you're blinking or making a goofy face or something.... :-)
Thanks for your help, everyone!
I didn't get the day off, but Brent did. He spent most of the day with the plumber :) Erika is on her first day of work. She started right after school, will get a few hours of training. Then families are invited to sample the food. So Emily is heading over and we will have supper at the Pita Pit. Gary, my school pictures finally came today, am I too late to send them in? Love this weather, helping to make up for the lousy weather in October. Can't believe it's only two weeks until Thanksgiving. Mom thanks for the invitation, but we will be staying home this year. How is everyone doing with their Christmas shopping. I am about half way done, and hope to get more done this week-end.
No, it's not too late for the pictures. In fact, I haven't received any yet...ahem! --Gary
Thanks for the great pics, Livy. --Gary
Me too! --Gary