08.26.13

Make Monday Matter...with a note

Posted by Christina // 11 Replies

Say hello to another beautiful Monday, so glad to see your face.

I know I am a wee bit too excited for another work week but I am just trying to get some practice in for my challenge this week.  I want to let a few people know how much I appreciate them. make-monday-matter-by-writing-a-note-of-gratitude You know, I buy all this cute stationary and tons of cute cards like a paper hoarder.  Then I just sit and look at them, it is quite possible that sometimes I rub them across my face but I never actually use them.  That’s gotta change today.

Feeling appreciated is one of the strongest human desires, but that appreciation is not often found in a text message.  Let’s think about how many emails and texts we have sent in the last week.  Now when was the last time we sent a real handwritten letter?  I’ll hang my head in shame now thanks.

The craziest part is a handwritten letter costs less than a dollar to send, and can be kept forever.  I just never take the time to actually write one.  Sometimes I long for my younger years when the greatest thing in life was to get a letter from my penpal….not quite sure why I gave that feeling up.

My challenge calls for one part cute card (or printer paper folded hamburger style) and two parts gratitude.  I am going to handwrite a few of these notes today to some specials folks, the ones that I don’t tell enough how much they mean to me.

Do you still handwrite letters?
Did you have a penpal growing up?
Where do you buy cute paper products…like I need more.

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11 thoughts on “Make Monday Matter…with a note

  1. Janelle

    oooooh good one!!! I write notes for More Love Letters’ letter requests each month and thank you notes for my birthday and Christmas but that’s about it. I do like notecards from Target and Paper Source and I’m always on the lookout for cute stationery so please share if you find anything fabulous! (not gold though haha)

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    1. Christina Post author

      You are still holding out on the gold train huh 🙂

      Ohhh that’s right I have read some of your posts about the More Love Letters, that sounds awesome!!!

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      1. Janelle

        Damn skippy. But shockingly I do have notecards that have gold on them (from Paper Source like I mentioned) and I looove them!

        As for your addresses comment above, I save addresses in the contact info for the person in my iPhone. Easy.

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  2. Teresa @ wherelovemeetslife

    This post is good on timing for me! I recently picked up some of the dollar spot thank you cards from Target and decided they were just too cute to not use. So I wrote thank you notes to a few people in my life. I was surprised by the strong reaction! 🙂 I think you are so right… more handwritten notes.

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