December 2016

Presidential stamps puzzle 1000 pieces #2029

Presidential Stamps Puzzle 1000 Pieces

Greetings to you with the Presidential Stamps Puzzle 1000 pieces! With the 2020 U.S. Presidential Elections a little more than two weeks away, the timing seems perfect for today’s blog topic. While the puzzle does not even come up in the search results at the USPS Postal Store, and shows

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Anoka Halloween Capital 100 Years book #2028

Anoka Halloween Capital 100 Years book

Later this month the Anoka Halloween Capital 100 Years book arrives. It commemorates the “Anoka Halloween 100th Anniversary: 1920-2020” in Anoka, Minnesota. If the name of the city sounds familiar, four years ago we were looking at it because it was the site of the USPS 2016 Jack O Lanterns

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Jack O Lantern 2020 Greetings Printable #2027AnchoredScraps

JackOLantern 2020 Greetings Printable

The JackOLantern 2020 Greetings Printable is one I have created for our letter writing use. And with a nod to the Coronavirus I’ve included masks on the Jack O Lanterns. Also, in case you are looking for related themed stamps, I include the USPS Spooky Silhouettes Forever and even a

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fall time backups

Fall time backups

Fall time backups is our timely topic today, especially as my main computer is STILL having mandatory windows updates made to it! At this point, my windows updates are only at 27%, and this is after over six hours into the process! And it has now rebooted, again. Having the

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Bridging to the next milestone #2025

Bridging to the next milestone #2025

Bridging to the next milestone is fitting for our title for so many reasons, today is blog post #2025! Just as I did with my first blog post here back on February 26, 2015, I concluded that post by sharing, “Over time I know both the site and I will

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Letters mingle souls 1974 cachet_AnchoredScraps Blog Post #2024

Letters mingle souls 1974 cachet

Receiving my very own Letters mingle souls 1974 cachet as a surprise gift was so much fun receiving it.  Earlier this month at the Wilmington Philatelic Society, it was given to me by stamp club buddy Tim. Instantly upon receiving it I knew it would be the perfect topic for

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The Fountain Pen Quest Blog #2023

Discovering The Fountain Pen Quest Blog

On this last Sunday of the month, I’m sharing about discovering The Fountain Pen Quest blog by Ray Newbery; last month celebrating their 8th year blog anniversary! I’m hoping with it being Sunday (and perhaps a few extra minutes than during the workweek) you will be able to spend a

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Holiday Forever 2020 Stamps

Upcoming Holiday Forever 2020 Stamps

The Upcoming Holiday Forever Stamps 2020 are arriving, with the Holiday Delights booklet tomorrow, and the other three in October. Happy Wednesday morning, especially with the cooler September weather the past few days.  If you have been putting off getting that photo taken for including with your Holiday cards this

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2020 in 2020 Milestones brings big news to the blog_AnchoredScraps #2020

2020 in 2020 Milestone brings big news to the blog!

Thank you for joining me for “2020 in 2020 Milestone Brings Big News to the Blog!” on this Sunday morning. It is a joy to be celebrating AnchoredScraps Milestone #2020 consecutive daily blog post today, on September 06, 2020! First, my sincere thanks to Richard Porcelli for creating the cachet,

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Sporting Horses 1993 Cachet

Sporting Horses 1993 Cachet

The Sporting Horses 1993 Cachet is perfect on this Kentucky Derby Saturday. Back on May 3rd, my blog post was on it being moved to today, during the Labor Day weekend given the pandemic.   1974 Stamp: 100th Anniversary Kentucky Derby, May 3, 2020 link.100th Anniversary Kentucky Derby, May 3,

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Show your school spirit postcard view

Show Your School Spirit Postcard View

This morning we have Show your school spirit postcard view! My thanks to Ellen for sharing the photo!  Nala, who is 12, is  sporting her Virginia Tech Hokies dog bed. On this Friday of Labor Day weekend, I really appreciate everyone making the time to take these creative pictures. Today’s

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AnchoredScraps Marina Souvenir Postcard View

AnchoredScraps Marina Souvenir Postcard View #2017

The AnchoredScraps Marina Souvenir Postcard View is greeting us today. My special thanks to Joyce for sending this in today. The exact location is Mitchell Park Marina located on the North Fork of Long Island in Greenport, New York.    It is always fun learning about new locations, and Joyce

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sock drawer money

Sock Drawer Money & Stationery

What a fun way to start the day with Sock Drawer Money & Stationery. Happy Wednesday on this second day of September.  First, among my letter writing expressions, (and for that matter on the phone too), invariably the expression comes up. First, this quick question. Do you keep a small

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Anoka Halloween Capital 100 Years book #2028

Anoka Halloween Capital 100 Years book

Later this month the Anoka Halloween Capital 100 Years book arrives. It commemorates the “Anoka Halloween 100th Anniversary: 1920-2020” in Anoka, Minnesota. If the name

fall time backups

Fall time backups

Fall time backups is our timely topic today, especially as my main computer is STILL having mandatory windows updates made to it! At this point,