This is an off-shoot of my last blog post, where I talked about how my daughter read my mom’s letters and got to know her through them (not about how I was on a path to destroying all of them; we won’t talk about that ever again). I want to stay focused on how these… Continue reading Getting to Know You
Did you ever make your mind up to do something, go ahead and do it, but the entire time feel like it just wasn’t right? I know this could apply to a lot of things, and I’m sure we’ve all experienced this. (If you haven’t, congrats! You must really think things through.) If I didn’t… Continue reading No Regrets
Focus: “a state or condition permitting clear perception or understanding”. . . Meet my one word for 2018; FOCUS. By focusing on that one word I believe I will be able to write a better blog. I need to focus on the reason why I started Letters in Time – to “bring back the art of… Continue reading Focus
When was the last time you wrote a Thank You note? And I don’t mean sending someone a message on Messenger. I mean an actual, hand-written card or note, put in an envelope with an address and stamp and sent on its merry way. I’m feeling pretty good about my answer, which may be why… Continue reading Thank You!
It’s time to get back to blogging! Summer is always a busy time for me (I’m thinking I might be a “seasonal blogger”), but today I’d like to share a fun project that I completed last week. This was a custom order for someone special, and even though I put in some long hours to… Continue reading You Rock!
Deltiology: The study of picture postcards. Why now, you ask? Because May 7-13 is National Postcard Week! While doing some research on National Postcard Week, I found some really interesting information. The identification of a postcard’s place and time of production can often be an impossible task because postcards are produced in a decentralized, unregulated… Continue reading Are You Into Deltiology?
Full disclosure. Yes, I do operate two shops on Etsy where I sell blank note cards. And, yes, I hope that after you read my blog posts you might pop on over to one of the stores and buy something. However, my intention in writing this blog is not to be “in your face” to… Continue reading Hilltop Paper Studios
Time for a blog post that provides a little insight as to who I am and what makes me tick. As the title suggests, I am a Navy Mom. Not the dark blue color, but the mom of a U.S. Navy Sailor. My son signed up during the summer of 2012 and headed off to… Continue reading Navy Mom
In April 2015 the U.S. Postal Service kicked off National Card and Letter Writing Month by issuing these cool stamps, complete with decorative stickers that could be used for decorating envelopes. It started a national campaign to educate kids on how to write a letter, and even issued a guide to teaching letter writing, “It’s… Continue reading It’s a Delight to Write
We all get junk mail. Instead of tossing it out, how about up-cycling it into something you can use? Do your part to save a tree. Some interesting numbers from the University of Southern Indiana in Evansville say that approximately 1 billion trees’ worth of paper is thrown away every year in the US. And,… Continue reading Junk Mail to Journal