It is an unexpected surprise to be Discovering the Mailbox Notecards Postcards Set from Smithsonian National Postal Museum! This bit of whimsical Novelty Mailbox Stationery Card Set is by Chronicle Books, first arriving in December 2018. One of the things I love about this
Welcome letter writing enthusiasts and those new and/or rediscovering the joys of letter writing. We celebrate letter writing here!
AnchoredScraps letter writing blog encourages old-style correspondence through handwritten letters between kindred souls since 2015
Whether the topic focuses on buying your first fountain pen, downloading a printable for jotting down a few whimsical sentiments, sending a post card, dusting off your typewriter, the joys of selecting vintage or new postage to our envelope cachets, adding to our stationery stash, or simply hand-writing a letter – it’s all fun and part of the journey with a blog post by Helen Rittersporn.
Here you will find ongoing encouragement to regularly carve out a few precious moments to connect with others via “old” styles of correspondence, specifically in letter writing.
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Today we have the 20th Anniversary Cachet Remembering 9/11. In addition to the cachet today at my local post office, I am sharing five scrapbook pages from my 2001 Yearbook with photos. They are from my capturing that day live from watching the television
The new USPS Happy Birthday Stamps 2021 are arriving tomorrow – September 9th! This is one of THOSE occasion stamps I’m definitely stocking up on as it is so perfect for sending Birthday wishes in the mail. The pricing with the recent price increase
We are here kicking off the new month with our welcome September 2021! And further below I’m showing the calculated days between now and upcoming dates of interest: Labor Day, Halloween, Daylight Savings Time Ending, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day – I’m even
For wrapping up the month of August, my blog post is a Moving the cannonballs update: On Decluttering & Growing! With the Labor Day Holiday a week away, should you be finding yourself with a little extra time on your hands, this post may
It is exciting to share about the Postmarks & Paperbacks Book Club! In the Smithsonian National Postal Museum’s E-Newsletter Monday, they were announcing their upcoming quarterly online event in September. The book selection for the September 13th, 2021 program is Marcel’s Letters: A Font
It is a joy discovering the Estie Sea Glass Collection. The Esterbrook Pen Company (established 1858) is aptly quoting Jacques Cousteau when viewing their collection: “The sea once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.” In writing today’s post