Write_On your Way to Happy Mail

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I’m doing Write_On as a challenge this April to get my reply pile down to a manageable level. There are a TON of letters that I have been trying to write or putting off or even just missing out on lately.
The gist is to write every day in April, but I look at mailpieces.

I have been doing this regularly.

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::Confession Time::

I have a serious confession to make. Apart from all my paper love and sticker love, there is one other thing that I simply MUST have… PINS.
Not just any pins, mind you, enamel pins, specifically those that make me happy. Or remind me of a time or event that was special to me. Because of their size, they are easy to transport and even easier to store. Functionally, you can always use them to add a bit of flair to whatever you might be wearing that day.

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Happy Mail ::Holiday Mail Dates::

The USPS went above and beyond today and published the dates for holiday mailing this year–this is PRICELESS information if you are like me and send letters (you know, partially to keep the lines of communication open and partially because YAY!). These are the dates you need to keep in mind for domestic items:

AlwaysReiding_HolidayMail And, in another stroke of genius, we even have international dates–check them out here:

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Do you send holiday mail?

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My Grown Up Pen

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I’ve made no secret of my love for pens AND for fountain pens. Since I’d had much more luck with a TWSBI Eco pen (no calluses on my finger like on the Lamy Safari pens I’d started with), I decided to take the plunge and get a TWSBI Vac pen–it’s a pen that runs over $50 (which I never thought I would spend on a pen),

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