Taking in the sights of Phuket.

Wednesday – Stampin Up! took us on a group activity out to a number of islands including ‘James Bond Island’, canoeing in and around the islands, visiting a village built over the ocean,  and providing lunch on an island. The islands are limestone islands in the Phang Nga National Park and are fairly unique in…

The Handbag’s Perspective 

Deb has worked really hard for another year with her Stampin Up! business and has earned another holiday of which I am really lucky to join her as her +1.  Or as I tell everyone – the handbag. These are always amazing holidays and this year is no exception as we find ourselves at the…

Hawaii – Island of O’ahu

Our visit to the Island of O’ahu was the location of the 2015 Stampin’ Up Grand Vacation awarded to top achieving demonstrators and their plus one.  I was luck enough to be a plus one.  This leg of our trip was about kicking back and relaxing and due to the way we configured our time here…

The final shindig

Thursday represented our last full day on the Stampin’ Up! trip and in the US. While Deb spent the afternoon shopping with the girls I went shooting with a few of the boys at a local gun club. After 30 minutes or so of safety talks and instruction on the various weapons we were taken…

Stampin’ Up factory tour

Well the last couple of days been very full on in all sorts of ways. .!! On Wednesday they gave us a tour of the Stampin’ Up factory which is at the bottom of Utah,  so they chartered a 757 to take us there.  The closest airport was St George airport.  I’m glad they didn’t…

Trip into Salt Lake City

Well the last couple of days have been a mixture of chilling, shopping, touring Stampin’ Up head office, and sitting by the pool chilling. Today we were taken into Salt Lake City and on a tour of the Stampin’ Up headquarters just out of Salt Lake City. When we entered their headquarters we were treated to…