Happy Letter Writing Wednesday! Last week I mentioned my fabulous idea of hosting a Christmas Card Prep Party. I did it! And it was a huge success, for a first year, last minute idea! We all had our cards and address books. Some snacks, sparkling cider and wine. Lots of chatting and laughter. I only… Continue reading Success!
We have just shy of a month until Christmas Day. We here at my house, celebrate 12 Days of Christmas AFTER the Feast. That gives us about 40 days. I like to send my Christmas cards as close to the Feast as possible so they arrive in mailboxes during the 12 Days of Christmas. Over… Continue reading Christmas Cards Part 3
I mentioned in my last post how crazy life has been with ups and downs, challenges and surgery (mom not me) and hubby job stress. I have not been able to get back into the swing of consistent posting. So today I decided to get a post done that I started over a week ago… Continue reading Christmas Prep Part 2: Favorite Places to get Christmas Cards
Hello my friends! We are smack-dab in the middle of International Letter Writing Week and we are off to a good start! I’ve had the joy of sending numerous birthday cards this week as well as anniversary cards. I’ve sent some notes too. How about you? Have you embraced ILWW and sent a card/letter a… Continue reading Letter Writing Wednesday
Next week on October 9th it is World Post Day! I talked about it 2 weeks ago to get you revved up for it. Well, now it is really time! International Letter Writing Week encompasses the entire week of October 9th. This year it is October 7th through October 13th! Are you ready? Do you… Continue reading Ready for ILWW?
Early Monday morning while on my Instagram account I discovered that this week is known as "Thinking of you Week." There is a whole website devoted to this week and despite the fact that it was created by the Greeting Card Association for their profitable gain, I back it up! Of Course! Why wouldn't I?… Continue reading Thinking of You Week
Today I want to get you ready for International Letter-Writing Week. I was introduced to this yearly event via the blog Naomi Loves. She wrote a post awhile ago to get her readers thinking and planning for this international letter-writing week. International Letter-writing Week encompasses the week that holds October 9th, World Post Day. World… Continue reading Get Ready for International Letter-Writing Week Challenge
One day this week I was chatting with a dear friend of mine and we were talking about letter-writing and also handwriting in general. She was lamenting about the fact that in our society today cursive handwriting is not taught in schools anymore. Upon further research I have found that "Common Core" education standards, the… Continue reading Handwriting
I've been doing a lot of thinking on how I could increase my letter-writing audience. I tried to reach out to find missionaries to send birthday cards to but that has not been successful. I've mentioned often the beauty and joy found in writing letters and sending them snail mail style. It really is very… Continue reading Pen Pals
Welcome to Letter Writing Wednesday! Some of you might ask why letter-writing is part of Kindler of Joy, my journey to joy, OUR journey to joy. Who doesn't love to get a letter in the mail? Who doesn't smile when they see a real handwritten envelope in the mail? They are so far and few… Continue reading Sending Birthday Cards