Username Post: New Mexico        (Topic#998884)
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  • Kels on 03-31-05 02:01 PM

Welcome to New Mexico!


 
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I'm here -- anyone else???


 
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I'm also in NM!


 
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Where in NM are you guys? I moved from Roswell several years ago.


 
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I'm here! Wow I just noticed this new area added to sb.com! Great Idea! Anyway, here from Albuquerque.


 
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  • Keys on 04-27-05 11:24 AM
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Hi!
ABQ here too!


 
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  • Keys on 04-28-05 12:42 PM
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Hold on to your pretty paper!!!

Are you getting wind like I am???


 
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Here in Alb too!!


 
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I am in Albuquerque also! I am dying to start scrapping. Would you all believe that I have a ton of supplies but no courage to start? I would love to find a scrappin' buddy to light the fire under my blankety blank! LOL! Maybe we could all get together????

Let me know what you all think.


 
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  • Keys on 05-12-05 03:36 AM
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Which part of town is everyone from?? We are NW.


 
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I am in Edgewood (East Mountains). We should plan an Albuquerque-get-together sometime.


 
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Annikasmom, I used to live in Edgewood about 5 years ago, we currently live in the N.E. heights area. La Cueva high school school district, if that helps anyone to know about where we are.

Really I feel that even Edgewood is not too far for me to drive to have a scrapping buddy, nor is the N.W. area, so I guess what I am saying is that I would love to get together with you all anytime!


 
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Wow so many people from NM. I lived in Albuquerque 8 years ago. I lived in the NE heights for a year and then moved to Rio Rancho for another year. Now I am in San Jose CA but we still visit NM every so often. My best friend is in Santa Fe (where there is an awesome stamp store) and my MIL lives in Las Cruses (where my DH is from). My DH got is PhD. from UNM in 1994 and lived in in Albuquerque for about 15 years. Anyway....I just wanted to say hi.

Does anyone know if there are any good stores in the Las Cruses/El Paso area?


 
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  • Keys on 05-15-05 01:59 PM
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We moved from LC about 3 years ago. Don't recall any store there but I wasn't really "into" it then either. It IS growing big time so there is a chance. They tell us we won't even recognise it now! We will drive thru in a month - bet we don't.


 
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It's been hot the last couple of days! Glad the wind died down though! I am on the far west side, really close to Rio Rancho.


 
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  • Keys on 05-22-05 06:47 PM
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We are pretty close to R.R. too. I think the line is on the other side of the street the next block over!


 
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Hey Micki, I bet you have one of those new homes on the overcrowded west side, huh. I do too, I probably pass your house every day I drive to work. Me and dh both work in Rio Rancho!

I can't wait till the pools open! It's starting to get h-o-t!


 
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  • Keys on 05-24-05 03:07 AM
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Yes! We have been here almost 3 years and they finished building in our subdivision I'm guessing last fall. Our pool is open. We saw people there this past weekend.

At least you get to go against most of the westside traffic! DH hates his drive to work and we don't live that far from his office. It is just across the river.


 
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Ok we finally went to the pool today and we were there for about a hour when guess what......It rained! UGH what is up with this New Mexico weather latley!!!!!!


 
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  • Keys on 05-29-05 03:01 PM
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Bummer!! It is weird weather. One month it is snowing and the next month record heat!

Either way it "forces" me to stay in and work on my pictures.


 
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There you go! I wished I had more time to scrapbook, but I work full time, so my days off are devoted to my kids. Thanks Micki for all the homeschooling info! I am going to look into it now!


 
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  • Keys on 05-30-05 02:46 AM
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Sure! Let me know if you need some help. The "legal" is fairly easy in this state. Finding the materials that works for you is probably the hardest.


 
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hey Leigh, I saw you mentioned you and your DH work in Rio Rancho....do either of you work for Intel? I do and worked out of the Rio Rancho site several years ago before moving to California....RR is not that big so I was curious if either you you were Intel-ites.


 
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I am in the NV, off of Alameda and Rio Grande.


 
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Hey Missy, Yes one of us does and it is not me! My dh has been there for about 16 years. Actaully I am from the bay area before moving to New Mexico! Gosh I sure miss California! How do you like it?


 
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Quote:

Robstwins said:
I am in the NV, off of Alameda and Rio Grande.




Welcome Robbie!


 
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Quote:

julybabyz said:
Hey Missy, Yes one of us does and it is not me! My dh has been there for about 16 years. Actaully I am from the bay area before moving to New Mexico! Gosh I sure miss California! How do you like it?




Well it sure can be a small world. We moved from Albuquerque to San Jose over 8 years ago and although we miss the beautiful mountain sunsets.....we LOVE california. There is so much to do and so much culture here it keeps us on the go all the time. I still have friends in NM and visit every once in a while....but most of them like to come here for a vacation so it's not that often we get back to NM.


 
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  • Keys on 07-18-05 07:34 AM
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Has anyone here been to Scraps Galore?? I just saw it listed in my PK mag and was wondering if I should leave DH with the kids and check it out.


 
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I love Scraps! Did you ever make it down there? The have a really neat Midnight Madness crop on the 2nd and 3rd sat. of each month. It is $10.00 and you could go in a scrap untill midnight and you can purchase what ever you use at the end of the night. I love it because you know how you go to do a layout and you are missing a certain color or item. But they also have a lot of the newest scrapbooking items that are out. Let me know what you think.


 
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  • Keys on 08-05-05 05:40 AM
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I haven't been there yet!

DH is scared with one so close!!!

I told him I must go soon and if I like it, I will not renew my kit club as my way of compromising with him.


 
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Tell him to be very afraid!!!!!!! Ha-Ha!

Did anyone take advantage of the tax free day? I did. Although there was not as many good sales as I expected, it did get me out to get some school shopping done.


 
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  • Keys on 08-07-05 03:01 PM
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No tax free day for me. We tried to avoid any place that may have had a crowd!! The few cents we would have saved wouldn't have been worth the trouble.


 
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I'm in Alamogordo! I've been to Scraps Galore a couple times and they are GREAT! I've also been to the stamp store in Santa Fe!! What a bunch of steps to climb but it's a cool store!!
Las Cruces just lost their only sb store..sorry to say.. the girls there were the best! I still go to The Stamp Act in El Paso but it's mostly a stamp store..not alot in the way of scrapbook stuff!


 
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Hello! I am also from New Mexico and I discovered this site only a couple of days ago. I am from Roswell. I am interested to talk to you guys and get some ideas. I have a one track mind. I get stuck on one pattern and can't get off. Any suggestions?
Sydney


 
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  • Keys on 09-25-05 03:01 AM
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Hi Sydney!

I kind of get stuck in a pattern too. I have enjoyed getting kit club kits in the mail. Sometimes they send me stuff I would have NEVER of picked up in a store if left on my own. Sometimes I just have to sit it there and look at it awhile before I use it but then it comes. These l/o tend to be my better ones.

OT: what are some good places to eat there?? Roswell is usually our stopping place when we drive down to TX. There is a diner we stop at but was wonder what else was there (we don't go too far off the hwy).


 
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If you use Hwy. 285 then there are a few I would suggest. There is a mexican food place right past second street called El Toro Bravo. It is excellent. I would take the cook home with me if my husband wouldn't get mad. Like I said that one is on the corner of First and Main. We have more mexican food places than anything else. Octavio's is really good and cheap. It is a little further out of the way but well worth it. It is on Main right past Hobbs. There are only three others I would suggest but you have to like burritos. Burrito Express, Burritos and More, and Fat's Burritos. That is really all we have that is good that isn't you typical restaurants that you can find anywhere. I am doing digital scrapbooking so I'm not sure a kit would work. Any other suggestions.
Sydney


 
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  • Keys on 10-03-05 04:29 AM
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I cannot wait to try some of those places the next time we drive thru.

As far as getting out of your pattern...
Look at others layouts and make notes of the new things that are appealing to you. Then pick one and find maybe 3-5 different ways to try it in your layout.


 
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Hi Sydney,
Welcome to our little New Mexico thread. I usually find when I get stuck in a rut, I'll go over to the gallery for some ideas. I also subscribe to Creating Keepsakes magazine. I love their ideas, very fresh and new.


 
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This is an older thread, but I thought I would pop in and say I'm here! Hello any other scrappers in NM!


 
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Ok I. see this is an older thread, but anyone in Albuquerque? It has been a while since these earlier posts. Looking to make some scrapping friends locally I moved here from Pennsylvania and am used to a lot of scrapbook things to do and am missing that terribly.


 
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