Grape Times

Say It Forward / Compliment Day

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Say It Forward / Compliment Day

January 24th is Compliment Day:  A reminder that we should make an effort to say something nice to others.  Just one of those silly holidays you look up as a lark, but it came at a time when I had been thinking about how many more times people complain than they compliment. Then I had a GRAPE IDEA!  Art of Eloquence will be sharing this meme on their Facebook fan page on that day.   I had been praying over an idea I had. You see, I served about seven years as a Customer Service Rep. You know, the place people...

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The Grape Difference

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The Grape Difference

If you're a purple lover, you know how difficult it has been in the past to find things you need (or want) in your favorite color. When I was a little girl, almost NOTHING came in purple. I'd get blue because "it was close to purple." NOT!These days though many things DO come in purple, most of them do not. The unfortunate truth is that you may occasionally find a purple vacuum cleaner or toaster at Walmart and a few purple blouses on Amazon, but you cannot ALWAYS find a purple option. Stores need to keep inventory and that costs...

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Grape News for 2019

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Grape News for 2019

2019 is starting off just GRAPE here on Grape Stuff.net!  There were several significant milestones I posted about recently and there is a Grape Big Announcement that affects all our purple lovers over on the For the Love of Purple Fan page! In late 2018, the For the Love of Purple Facebook fan page charged right on over 8000 fans.  It's fast approaching 8200 right now! Thanks to all the loyal purple fans who like, comment, and share!     The Grape Stuff Facebook fan page got over 800 fans toward the end of 2018.  We not only share some purple things but some FUN things.  Join us on...

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Have a Grape New Year!

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Have a Grape New Year!

Just a short note to wish you all a Grape New Year and to bring you some fun.   FIMM is a character that was created by the Unique Copywriter for Art of Eloquence. He is a bumbling mascot sharing how NOT to communicate and he had a regular episode over on the Art of Eloquence site at one time.  You can still see many of those videos up on his page, but here is the one he did for New Years!  Enjoy:   

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Grape Stuff for 2019!

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Grape Stuff for 2019!

As we head into a brand new year, we pray your family will have grape blessings for the new year.  I don't know about you, but we could sure use them, right?! As for the website, we plan to bring even more grape purple products for a grape value.  We will be creating all new videos this coming year with more DIY and How-Tos!  But personally, we are hoping for a more financially stable year than the past four that my husband has not had a permanent job.  We also pray that surgeons in the area will stop using my...

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