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My Birthday Day in Review

Hello Friends and Happy Fri-Yay!

Last Friday I was blessed to have celebrated my 52nd birthday.  I want to thank each and everyone of you for your birthday wishes, greetings and blog shout-outs, it touched my heart and I truly appreciated it.
It wasn’t too long ago that I would start my birthday day with a scheduled appointment for a mani/pedi, a spa treatment, out for a nice lunch then ending it with a shopping spree at the Mall. This year I started my birthday day with a scheduled doctor appointments/medical tests, a bagel and latte at a local cafe, a sidewalk sale then a meeting with my son’s case manager.  It’s amazing how my priorities changed as I got older.
Birthday 2013 045 One thing that never changes is the excitement of getting Birthday cards sent via USPS – I still love getting cards in the mail. Birthday 2013 056 I received a few from family and friends…

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…but this was my favorite one from #1 son…definitely a keeper!

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I went to Whereabouts Cafe for breakfast and ordered an Oregon Chai Latte with an Egg Bagel and a Lox Spread.
Rugged Wearhouse was having their annual Sidewalk Sale and everything on the outside tables was $1.00.  I couldn’t resist picking up a few pieces of costume jewelry, spending a whooping $7.00, how my priorities have changed!

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When son #2 arrived home from school he and I went in town to Verizon Wireless where he helped me choose a new Smartphone.  No, it wasn’t the Apple iPhone 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 a b c or d, instead I upgraded to the Samsung Galaxy S4 which I love – older eyes need bigger phones!

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Before heading home, I stopped in at Cochran Liquors where they were hosting a taste testing for Bacardi’s new Light Strawberry Daiquiris.  With the first sip my mind was immediately transported back to an island in the Caribbean, it was a wonderful mini mental vacation.  (BTW my son was driving).  I decided to purchase a bottle of Bacardi Light Pina Colada to toast my 52nd birthday.



Later that evening hubby came home with a beautiful white floral arrangement containing Roses, Carnations, Lilys, Daisys and Baby Breaths.  This made for a perfect ending to perfectly blessed birthday day.


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FREE Business Cards

Hello friends and Happy Hump Day Wednesday

If you are in the market for new business cards I am going to suggest you try * I’ve always ordered from *Vistaprint and may do so in the future but my next order will definitely be with I was browsing the website based upon recommendations from other Bloggers and found the link to receive 10 Free Business Cards. Not only are the cards FREE but the shipping is also FREE – now that’s how FREE should be! There were several color and font options to choose as well as the ability to left, right or center justify the print.

Immediately after submitting the order I received an email with the status and then another when they were being shipped. Thinking that since the cards were free and were being shipped free they would arrive in an unmarked plastic bag or plain brown envelop.


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The cards arrived in a padded USPS First Class envelop, nestled in a cardboard box which was slid into a cardboard holder similar to a box of matches (remember those?) These free CLASSIC cards are described as 3.30″ x 2.16″, printed on 16pt/350gsm, matte laminate, silky, faintly reflective, to me they are simply nice, high quality business cards that will definitely stand out from others.

Now I need to play around with getting just the right design for my next paid order which starts at $19.99 for 50 cards.


Have a fantabulous day – Smooches!

dedivahdeals signature *I am not a paid endorser for either or Vistaprint – this is my personal opinion of the products