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Scrappy Pants

In 1998 for my sorority's "getting to know each other" activity we went to a scrapbook store.  FMW.  Since then I've been hooked on the hobby.  I love all things paper.  I made my own wedding invitations and paper goods, and I've made wedding invitations for 2 of my best friends.  I don't know what it is, but I just love playing with stickers and paper :)

It is a big social outlet for me too.  I try to get together with some of my girlfriends at least once a month and we just veg out, gossip, and scrap our memories.  In addition to those times, I've tried to treat myself yearly to a retreat -- and before you go making fun of me for being lame let me describe it -- no kids, no husband, no internet, no cleaning, no cooking, just you, your memories, and a bunch of girlfriends.  It is a great time and all the cooking and cleaning is taken care of.  It'd be even awesomer if they'd let us have alcohol, but at least that prevents me from scrapping like an idiot.

I have a room dedicated to all my stuff in my house and have no clue how I'd save all my albums if the house burned down.  I shutter at the thought.

And now, my hobby has turned into a little business.  It is merely for my enjoyment which I'm finding out is how work is supposed to be.  Plus it feeds my creative outlet.  Check it out.

What is your hobby?  Other little ones of mine include blogging, crocheting, and reading.  I can't wait to retire and add to my repertoire!


  1. It's great when you can turn something you love into a way to make a bit of money! I think that's the best way to live life!


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