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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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Purple Thumbs Up/Down Awards

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Purple Thumbs Up/Down Awards

This is something new I'm starting here. Well, I say new, but it's really old...ish.  The Back Story:A long time ago in on a purple site far far away, I started the Purple Thumbs Up Award for purple things I liked. I reported on various purple products to let my readers know if they were worth the money or should be avoided and what exactly was good or bad about them.  Those of you on the Grape News mailing list know that I review purple products to let you know how they measure up. This will be kind of like that only...

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What's New Section

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What's New Section

UPDATE: We have made it even easier for you to find our newest products!  Just scroll down the home page. After the Grape Stuff story, you'll find our brand new Grape New Stuff collection!   ============================================ We've created a new section of the website where our customers and fans can quickly find our most recently added purple products.  It's simply called What's New!  It will include links to all the newest purple product pages. So, if you've gone for a virtual walk through our Grape Stuff and you just want a quick glance at all the newest purple products, just click the...

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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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All the Grape News that's Fit to Print!

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All the Grape News that's Fit to Print!

It's a new month already and we have some grape news for you! It's a short post just to keep you up to date...sort of a Just the Facts Ma'am kind of deal. First and foremost, I want to give you all warm thoughts. It's been brutally cold out there for much of the US. One day last week it was -50 with windchill here in Indiana. Mug Man had a tough time trudging to and fro in the ice and snow and yours truly (Java Jo) had a comfy time at home worrying about our son. Fortunately, he wasn't...

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