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Staying within the lines – or not?

“Coloring is an activity that we tend to associate with children. As we grow older, we put aside our crayons and colored pencils in favor of more respectable writing utensils like pens and highlighters. However, it turns out coloring can be beneficial for adults — namely for its de-stressing power.”

via Coloring Isn’t Just For Kids. It Can Actually Help Adults Combat Stress..

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Why Flamingo Paperie and what’s cake got to do with it?

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People often ask me why Flamingo Paperie?

There are a lot of reasons but here are today’s top 5 reasons why Flamingo Paperie ticks my boxes

1 – Potential

TF22-butterfliesThe UK card industry is huge and growing. Despite what you might think, “that no one sends cards anymore because we all just Facebook each other”, the Greeting Card Association UK (GCA) reports that sales of greeting cards are actually increasing! In fact we spend more on cards than we spend on tea and coffee put together!

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How many funny faces can you make?

That was my challenge for today…

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… and as I had all my three children with me at the Ullapool County Fair today, they took up the challenge magnificently! Though my eldest seemed to think pulling funny faces at the customers was a good sales technique, I’m not so sure…

Guess I’m very lucky to have a job where I can take my children along with me and that they seem to enjoy, perhaps I should try the funny faces thing next time, my daughter often has winning entrepreneurial ideas, wonder where she gets them from?