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Re: Quick jump off-topic: B&N sells Vera Bradley products!

All-in-one Wristlet in the Suzani pattern--this is the one I just got. Have to say I am in a bit of a quandary now. I got the writstlet with the idea of giving it as a gift to my niece-in-law. I thought I would get one for myself in the Rhythm and Blues pattern. Now that I've gotten my hands on the Suzani  wristlet, though, I am thinking I might keep it. It looks kind of neat, looped through the hook and closure of the Tote bag, and the contrast is actually appealing to me. Maybe I will think about a different present for my niece.
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Re: Quick jump off-topic: B&N sells Vera Bradley products!

Sorry--started having some problems with the formatting, so thought I would go ahead and post before my lines disappeared.

 

I just wanted to note that compared to becke, dulcinea3, Holly, and some of the rest of you, I am a complete neophyte when it comes to the Vera Bradley line. I've seen the products before, but they always seemed way too expensive, so I just passed them by.

 

I was really drooling over how pretty some of the new totes looked, so I imagine I will have to get at least one more, for Spring or Summer. I've not noticed B&N carrying the VB line of totes before, so my impression is that this is a new thing(at least, it's new to ME, and that's what counts, heh heh.:cattongue:)

I have previously bought totes from my Barnes and Noble store at Christmas time, and Spring/Easter.

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Re: Quick jump off-topic: B&N sells Vera Bradley products!


Fricka wrote:
All-in-one Wristlet in the Suzani pattern--this is the one I just got. Have to say I am in a bit of a quandary now. I got the writstlet with the idea of giving it as a gift to my niece-in-law. I thought I would get one for myself in the Rhythm and Blues pattern. Now that I've gotten my hands on the Suzani  wristlet, though, I am thinking I might keep it. It looks kind of neat, looped through the hook and closure of the Tote bag, and the contrast is actually appealing to me. Maybe I will think about a different present for my niece.

I  mix and match her patterns, too. I have this glasses case:

 

and another one in this pattern:

 

 

I LOVE that brown - I have a small duffle bag in that pattern, too.

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Morning! :smileyhappy: And I was just kidding yesterday about HKS. But I do make all that stuff. Not the rocks yet but I have the tool now for it. HKS is not a Co. its just my initials. Thanks optic for playing along.
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Morning! :smileyhappy: And I was just kidding yesterday about HKS. But I do make all that stuff. Not the rocks yet but I have the tool now for it. HKS is not a Co. its just my initials. Thanks optic for playing along.


Well, you sure fooled ME, Holly! I even went back online to check out those initials. Did you know there's

an architectural firm with those initials????

Oh, and thanks for that cute morning greeting, becke. For some reason, this morning FEELS more like Monday than yesterday did. My head feels all wooly inside. Time for some hot tea, I think.

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Hee hee I figured Google would get used. No didn't know about the firm. I never look up my own name. But I do make the stuff. My leather bookmarks I cheat and buy leather string and use my would burner to burn names or desins. But my other stuff I do tan my own leather. Still working on a leather cloak its almost done. Just leather takes a lot of time. And have a stone maker aka jem maker I haven't tryed yet. It looks like a grinding wheel on a dumbhead. It came with all kinds of polishes and different wheels. Be neat to learn how it works. It'll be my project for warmer weather.
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GS2991 wrote:
Morning! :smileyhappy: And I was just kidding yesterday about HKS. But I do make all that stuff. Not the rocks yet but I have the tool now for it. HKS is not a Co. its just my initials. Thanks optic for playing along.

 

:smileysurprised: You fooled me, too!  I was feeling dumb because I had never heard of HKS! :smileyembarrassed:

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Hee hee hee. :smileytongue: I like jokes :smileyhappy: Happy Tuesday everyone!
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Happy Leap Day!

Thought I'd post this a few hours early and beat the crowds...

 

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In Cincinnati, March came in like a lamb. Not the case where the tornadoes hit!

 

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Same here in Clovertucky. :smileywink: Feel bad fot the ones that got the tornatoes. :smileysad:
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Same here in Clovertucky. :smileywink: Feel bad fot the ones that got the tornatoes. :smileysad:

Think that is supposed to be tornaDoes,, not tomatoes,  Holly. But thanks for the chuckle, I need it.

 

This has not been a great week for me. I missed work on Monday because of a migraine, and now this morning I woke up with a sore throat and running nose. I'm planning to stay in and drink lots of fluids, take mega doses of Vit, C, maybe fix some soup for lunch and get enough rest to try to shake off this cold. I have a pretty good idea where I got it, too--one of the students I worked with last week came in with a runny nose, and kept having to use kleenexes to mop up with. One of the hazards that teachers and tutors face --the sick student who doesn't know enough to STAY HOME when he or she clearly has all the symptoms that indicate "COLD"! 

 

What's worse is that my Dad has a cold, too, so I'm having to take care of him as well as myself. Don't know what it is about men who get sick, but they seem to be clueless about what to do  :catfrustrated: Rats! just had another miserable sneeze come out! Anyway, if you notice I'm missing from the boards here at the forum this weekend, you'll kinow why.

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Fricka wrote:

GS2991 wrote:
Same here in Clovertucky. :smileywink: Feel bad fot the ones that got the tornatoes. :smileysad:

Think that is supposed to be tornaDoes,, not tomatoes,  Holly. But thanks for the chuckle, I need it.

 

This has not been a great week for me. I missed work on Monday because of a migraine, and now this morning I woke up with a sore throat and running nose. I'm planning to stay in and drink lots of fluids, take mega doses of Vit, C, maybe fix some soup for lunch and get enough rest to try to shake off this cold. I have a pretty good idea where I got it, too--one of the students I worked with last week came in with a runny nose, and kept having to use kleenexes to mop up with. One of the hazards that teachers and tutors face --the sick student who doesn't know enough to STAY HOME when he or she clearly has all the symptoms that indicate "COLD"! 

 

What's worse is that my Dad has a cold, too, so I'm having to take care of him as well as myself. Don't know what it is about men who get sick, but they seem to be clueless about what to do  :catfrustrated: Rats! just had another miserable sneeze come out! Anyway, if you notice I'm missing from the boards here at the forum this weekend, you'll kinow why.


Fricka, so sorry you're under the weather :smileysad:

And how true about sick men, good luck with yours

 

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Opps sorry. Hey Nook keyboard. I missed it. Hmmmm a cold... well don't get me sick! :smileytongue:
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Hi Debbie!
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Fricka wrote:

GS2991 wrote:
Same here in Clovertucky. :smileywink: Feel bad fot the ones that got the tornatoes. :smileysad:

Think that is supposed to be tornaDoes,, not tomatoes,  Holly. But thanks for the chuckle, I need it.

 

This has not been a great week for me. I missed work on Monday because of a migraine, and now this morning I woke up with a sore throat and running nose. I'm planning to stay in and drink lots of fluids, take mega doses of Vit, C, maybe fix some soup for lunch and get enough rest to try to shake off this cold. I have a pretty good idea where I got it, too--one of the students I worked with last week came in with a runny nose, and kept having to use kleenexes to mop up with. One of the hazards that teachers and tutors face --the sick student who doesn't know enough to STAY HOME when he or she clearly has all the symptoms that indicate "COLD"! 

 

What's worse is that my Dad has a cold, too, so I'm having to take care of him as well as myself. Don't know what it is about men who get sick, but they seem to be clueless about what to do  :catfrustrated: Rats! just had another miserable sneeze come out! Anyway, if you notice I'm missing from the boards here at the forum this weekend, you'll kinow why.


Fricka - Hope you feel better soon!

 

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Hi Debbie!

HI :smileyhappy:

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Sorry you don't feel well. I hope it goes away quickly and you are right about men when they are sick. My husband wants attention or he won't go to the doctor when he is sick.

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