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  1. Hopefully only another 24 hours and I should have good broadband internet.

    1. AggieB

      AggieB

      Keeping my fingers crossed for you.

    2. Nica

      Nica

      Here's hoping!

    3. LauraYB

      LauraYB

      You must be so anxious to get "running" again! got my fingers crossed for you also!

  2. I am enjoying some time in the forum as I have use of a computer at the Rural Transaction Centre in our little town which is a place for the community to have access at a small fee to computer, photocopy, fax, phone. I have started voluntary work here each Friday.

    1. englishrose

      englishrose

      Hope your computer issues are sorted soon Anne Marie. What a good citizen you are to get stuck straight in to volunteer work.

    2. CRS

      CRS

      How fun! Good for you for volunteering!

       

    3. Florida granny

      Florida granny

      WooHoo! Glad to hear from you. And, good for you, finding a way to get online!

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  3. Sadly my new broadband internet is not up and running yet. After a few phone calls and testings looks like there could be problems with our phone line so a technician needs to come and sort it out which will not happen until next Monday.

    1. Florida granny
    2. AggieB

      AggieB

      Oh, man, this is really dragging on, isn't it? Hope it is sorted soon.

    3. MariJ

      MariJ

      OH, sorry Anne Marie. Looking forward to you being back here, but I know no moreso than you are! :)

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  4. Later tonight ( here in Australia) I will be setting up my new modem for broadband internet. I am so looking forward to no have to use this mobile internet which is slow and drops out sometimes.

    1. Smoky

      Smoky

      I can imagine what a relief that will be to you. Slow internet is such a pain. Enjoy your new fast internet!

    2. GinnyW

      GinnyW

      Good for you Anne Marie. No more getting "booted" :)

    3. LauraYB

      LauraYB

      Hooray!!! How are you enjoying your new house?

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  5. Happy 2014 to everyone

  6. Still happily settling into our new home - now lots of Christmas preparations so not much time for any digital scrapbooking.

    1. MariJ

      MariJ

      Glad it is all going well, Anne Marie. Merry Christmas! :)

    2. Nica

      Nica

      So glad to here you're settling in well. Enjoy your 1st Christmas in your new home. And, enjoy those grandbabies you're so much closer to now!

  7. I have now caught up on my Project Life pages. Setting up my craft room is still completely finished but nearly there.

    1. Florida granny

      Florida granny

      Woohoo! You go, girl!

    2. LauraYB

      LauraYB

      Excellent! You'll feel right at home once that's done, right? :) Congrats!

    3. bitzee

      bitzee

      WOW! Great way to head into the New Year. Yes, share pics please.

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  8. Still busy settling into our new home. Miss not popping in here more often. Hopefully I will be back more active soon.

    1. Florida granny

      Florida granny

      We miss you, too. Thanks for stopping by the Forum to say hello.

  9. Still very busy unpacking and settling into our new home. I have mobile internet and being in a country area it is very slow at times.

    1. Florida granny

      Florida granny

      Thanks for checking in; I was thinking about you and wondering how the unpacking was going. Best wishes to you for much happiness in your new home!

    2. jode2771

      jode2771

      Good to hear you are settling in and I know how slow mobile Internet can be in the country, the kids couldn't wait to get home to high speed broadband lol, good to see you back :-)

    3. cherryyllaann

      cherryyllaann

      Hope you will love your new home and neighborhood. Bummer about the internet, hopefully your speed will improve over time.

  10. We are now in our new home. Our furniture arrives tomorrow. We are loving our "Escape to the Country". So many friendly people we have met already and I just love my bigger kitchen.

    1. Smoky

      Smoky

      How wonderful! So happy for you. :)

    2. April Showers

      April Showers

      Enjoy your new home!

    3. DixieLee

      DixieLee

      I am dreaming of moving someday....

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  11. Today we organised the final payment for our new home and will be moving in next week. I just realised that we have moved to a state with daylight saving so I will need to re-calculate times for taking part in chats.

    1. scrapgran

      scrapgran

      Fabulous news A-M. So I am guessing you will be much closer to your daughter & her family.

    2. healthyscraps

      healthyscraps

      How exciting Anne-Marie, enjoy the unpacking. :)

    3. KnotDreams

      KnotDreams

      Do you do year-round DST? In the US, it's over until next spring.

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  12. We are enjoying our holiday and emotionally coming to terms with the fact I will not be returning to my old home when this holiday is over.

    1. Florida granny

      Florida granny

      It's a new chapter in your life. Sending all best wishes to you.

    2. CRS

      CRS

      It's hard, I know. I still think about moving home from here to my old house. Don't think the new owners would like that too much!

    3. Smoky

      Smoky

      It will certainly be a change for you, but a good one, I hope. Wishing you well.

  13. Tomorrow the removalists come to take our belongings to be put into storage until 20th November when we move into our new home. From Saturday our only home will be our caravan and we are having a much needed holiday at a coastal town - Lennox Head.

    1. scrapgran

      scrapgran

      How exciting for you Ann-Marie. Lennox is so beautiful. I went down to Lake Ainsworth for a scrapbooking retreat a couple of years ago.

    2. Belle

      Belle

      So exciting. Enjoy your holiday.

    3. Smoky

      Smoky

      Oh, I wish I was moving. Sounds exciting! Have a good holiday.

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  14. I just finished possibly my last layout for our Anniversary challenges. I need to do serious packing. Next Friday 1st Nov the removalist will be coming. Then Sat 2nd we head off to live in our caravan for a little holiday as we cannot get into our new home ( not newly built) until the 20th.

    1. MariJ

      MariJ

      Good luck and go well Anne Marie Will miss you here, take care. :)

    2. AggieB

      AggieB

      Good luck with the packing. That's great that you are looking at your enforced camping as a vacation.

    3. DixieLee

      DixieLee

      I just hope it all goes well for you and that you are healthy during your holiday while waiting for your new home!

  15. Looks like the roller coaster ride to sell our house and move is not over yet. The sellers of the house we are buying did not sign the contract until today so the solicitor said that mean they can have up to 28 days to move out. We need to be out of our present home at the end of next week. So thankful we have our caravan so we will still have a roof over our heads.

    1. Terri M

      Terri M

      What a mess...One time when we moved the seller of the house we were buying dragged his feet and we had to move into a relative's home with our 3-week-old baby. It will all work out in the end!

    2. Florida granny

      Florida granny

      I'm glad you aren't completely homeless!

    3. jenrou

      jenrou

      I really feel for you all, A-M. so stressful. Those RV/Caravans come in handy don't they.

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  16. Wondering if sections of the gallery have been closed off during the Anniversary happenings??? I am unable to upload to the Project Life gallery.

    1. ValerieT

      ValerieT

      It is possible it got turned off by mistake. I'll make sure April is aware of this.

    2. April Showers
  17. Happy 9th Anniversary Scrap Girls

    1. mbc72

      mbc72

      Congratulations on winning Round 1 of our Word Scramble game!

    2. cyndals

      cyndals

      Congrats, A-M! Isn't this FUN!:)

  18. It is so nice to see Scrap Girls celebrate 9 years as sadly the last surviving Australian owned digi site is about to close. It is the first digi forum I ever joined back in 2008.

    1. DixieLee

      DixieLee

      It's a grief losing something you love and are invested in!

    2. DixieLee

      DixieLee

      It's a grief losing something you love and are invested in!

  19. We have returned from being away one night to be with my daughter to celebrate her 30th Birthday yesterday. We still have not got a date to move into our new home.

  20. Off to visit my daughter for one night to celebrate her 30th Birthday today. Then return home tomorrow to some serious packing.

    1. DixieLee

      DixieLee

      someday I really hope I get to pack too and move across the state, Enjoy your new home!!!

    2. jenrou

      jenrou

      I'm so glad that things are working out for you! Congrats.

    3. KayMitch

      KayMitch

      Wow I'm thrilled to hear you are finally moving. The packing up is a huge job though. Kay

  21. Lat this afternoon we received the awaited phone call from our solicitor to say the contract on the people buying our home has gone unconditional. Now we can make definite plans to purchase our dream home we fell in love with back in August.

    1. LauraYB

      LauraYB

      This is wonderful news, Anne-Marie! I can imagine how excited you must be! Let the work begin!

    2. Smiles

      Smiles

      I'm so happy for you!

    3. Smiles

      Smiles

      I'm so happy for you!

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  22. Not much time for scrapping with all this packing happening. But I am working on my Project LIie page for last week.

    1. jode2771

      jode2771

      You are amazing....! So glad to hear the packing is happening, exciting times ahead!!

  23. Busy packing..... no time for any scrapbooking... but still time to pop in and see what is happening here.

    1. Smiles

      Smiles

      Hoping things are going as smoothly as possible!

    2. Smiles

      Smiles

      Hoping things are going as smoothly as possible!

    3. AggieB

      AggieB

      Wishing you well - hope everything goes smoothly.

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  24. Looks like I might be starting some serious packing as we may have a buyer for our home.

    1. cyndals

      cyndals

      That's exciting! Fingers crossed:)

    2. healthyscraps

      healthyscraps

      How exciting! Enjoy packing...

    3. April Showers

      April Showers

      I hope it works out. Happy Packing.

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  25. For those who saw my Art Journal page about me being on a roller coaster with the selling of our home and moving closer to my daughter.... after a phone call from daughter today I am not sure where I am on the roller coaster - up or down - I think I just flew off the rails. She told us not to rush into buying another home... they may be moving and buying a property with two houses so we can live in one.

    1. Smiles

      Smiles

      I'm affirming this is working out for your highest good!

    2. Smiles

      Smiles

      I'm affirming this is working out for your highest good!

    3. Smiles

      Smiles

      I'm affirming this is working out for your highest good!

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