I’m back!…..from Leadership 2015!

Hello, Sweet Stampers!

I’m back from Leadership 2015 which was held in Orlando, FL. This was my first ever Leadership and I had a blast. Well, mostly. The second day I woke up feeling like I was coming down with some sort of plague, so I decided to stay in the hotel room, take vitamins and supplements and meds, get lots of rest, and try to nip it in the bud. Evidently I was successful, because I was up and at ’em the next day.

I got to meet lots of new people. And I loved getting to see a lot of my Stampin’ Up! family I hadn’t seen since Convention back in July.

Since I can’t get into my stamping studio right now to create a new project (some work being done in our the house has it blocked by furniture) I thought I’d share some of the photos I took at Leadership. These are right off my phone and haven’t been tweaked or anything, so please forgive my less than stellar photography.

I got lots of selfies…

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…with Nicole Watt…

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…with Lisa Pretto and Mary Fish…

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…with Deb Simonis…

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…with my roomie Karen Browning…

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…with Pootles herself, Sam Donald…

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…with Justin Krieger, Maggie Mata, & Nicole Watt…

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…with Windy Ellard…

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…with Jennifer Buchanan…

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…with Michelle Gleeson…

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…with Hilary Sosebee…

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…with Julie diMatteo…

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…with Debbie Dean…

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…with Bonnie Thurber…

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…with Lynn Kolcun and Christine Oehlman…

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…with Ginger Toivonen…

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…with Spencer Willis…

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…with SU President & COO Rich Jutkins and InkBig Academy’s Lisa Pretto…

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…with Krista Frattin…

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…with Pam Morgan…

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…being silly with Debbie Dean and Patti Carbonell.

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This is a series of selfies with Brian King: one at his 6 ‘5″ level, one at my 5’ 2″ level, and one with him stooped over so both our faces could be in the same frame.

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This is how I spent the second day of Leadership.

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Thrilled to be back up and at ’em!

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Lunch with Windy, Cheryl Ann, Paula, Debbie, Kindra, Jennifer, Christine, Lynn, & Patti.

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The “Prius Party” – answers the age old question, “How many demos will fit into a Prius?”

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Three sisters – Katy McGloin, Denise Basile, and Debbie Mageed – all Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators!

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Signing the Paper Pumpkin wall. (What is going on with my hair in the back?)

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Shopping with Hilary Sosebee

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I always look forward to seeing what new hair ditty Jennifer is wearing.

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Teri Seippel and Hilary Sosebee, with Deb Simonis and Michelle Gleeson in the back.

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I love this series of Shelli Gardner getting tickled during her stamping presentation.

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She tried to get serious but of course we were all laughing. Knowing there was only so much time left before the break, she said,

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“Okay now, you are wasting my time.”

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But then she started laughing again. It was too funny!

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And just look at all the goodies I got!  Four stamp sets, 2 DSPs, Project Life cards and accessories, Paper Pumpkin, Hooray It’s Your Day Card Kit, lots of card swaps, journal, washi tape, and a really nice tote bag.

I learned a lot at Leadership, both from the classes & presentations and from speaking with other demonstrators. One thing I learned is not to try to do too much all at once. At the beginning of 2015, I set myself a goal of posting every day to this blog. I have not been successful. Life just keeps getting in the way. So for now, I’m adjusting that goal. I will still try to post every day, but will commit to posting at least once a week.

Thanks for stopping by today, and Sweet Stamping!