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March is National Craft Month!

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March is National Craft Month!

Just a quick post to share with you something fun! March is National Craft Month! I've done a lot of crafts in my day! I'm in the process of writing a book about how to purple-ize your life. I've dyed my clothes purple, I've redone bedspreads, furniture, done applique on plain clothing to make it something special for my kids...ok mostly my daughter.   This month is a fun way to recognize the value of redesigning your life to be what you want. You can make old things new. You can redo clothing to update an old look.  You can redesign something you...

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Have a GRAPE Valentine's Day!

Posted by Joanne Tabares on

Have a GRAPE Valentine's Day!

Wishing all you grape purple lovers Happy Valentine's Day!   January seemed to last longer than 31 days, but February is a short month so don't let it just go by. Make sure to take advantage of all the Grape Stuff we have for purple lovers!   Make sure you're following Grape Stuff and For the Love of Purple on Facebook. And don't forget to sign up for Grape News, our weekly mailing list that has a weekly video plus some of the best purple memes, free gifts now and again, and a weekly special offer we only provide to our newsletter...

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Why I'm Leaving Facebook

Posted by Joanne Tabares on

Why I'm Leaving Facebook

After many years of working to build up a following on Facebook and other social media sites, I've found that it's increasingly difficult to comply with their ever changing rules.  Recently, I had what I'll call the last straw. Even my personal posts on Facebook weren't reaching any of my Facebook friends.  It's one thing to be working night and day to share your products and services, but I was finding it even difficult to find ways to GIVE AWAY FREE GIFTS!  Nobody should have to work that hard to give away free quality items that families NEED.  Our new...

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