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Thursday, July 30, 2009

If A Girl Buys a Laminator...

If a girl buys a laminator, chances are she'll feel the need to also buy a pack of 50 laminating pouches to go along with it.

And if she buys 50 pouches, chances are she'll feel the need to print off everything possible in order to fill those pouches.

And if she prints off everything possible, chances are that her printer will begin to despise her and decide that it's time to run out of ink.

And if she runs out of ink, chances are that she'll head over to Amazon and start looking around for the refill cartridges for her printer.

And if she gets on Amazon and starts searching, chances are that she'll end up with way more in her cart than she planned for {all for the sake of free shipping} including an additional set of laminating pouches.

And if she has additional laminating pouches to fill....

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24 Comments:

  • Fantastic post! You could be writing about me! And, I love the Laura Numeroff twist.

    By Blogger Christy, At July 30, 2009 at 7:35 AM  

  • Ok and if that girl has a laminator that turned out too hot for the 5m sheet and it wraps itself around said roller inside - what does the girl do now with over 100 things left to laminate????

    Love and blessings from a girl who understands!

    Jill

    By Blogger Blessed Mom of 8, At July 30, 2009 at 7:43 AM  

  • Oh, I didn't think to look at Amazon for laminator pouches. Hmmmm...what else can I order?

    By Blogger Cindy, At July 30, 2009 at 8:08 AM  

  • So, so, so very true! :-) Made me smile!

    By Blogger Jimmie, At July 30, 2009 at 8:42 AM  

  • Sounds like what happened when I gave a mouse a cookie! : )

    By Blogger Kathy, At July 30, 2009 at 8:47 AM  

  • LOL. So true. That's one of the reasons I DON'T have a laminator :) (But really, really want one.)

    By Blogger Kristenph, At July 30, 2009 at 9:09 AM  

  • great job! I don't have one for this reason! although i'm always running out of printer Ink! I actually told my mom i want printer ink for my bday! :)

    By Blogger Teaching My Little BookWorm, At July 30, 2009 at 9:41 AM  

  • hahahaha I love it!! Were you in my house this week?

    Blessings,
    Rachel

    By Blogger Rachel, At July 30, 2009 at 9:54 AM  

  • Thanks for the laugh. It's so very true isn't it?

    By Blogger Berry Patch, At July 30, 2009 at 9:55 AM  

  • YOU, my friend, crack me right the heck up!

    By Blogger **** April ****, At July 30, 2009 at 10:10 AM  

  • It always seems to work like that doesn't it! Haha, I love Amazon! My whole family does. There is a reason it well worth it to us to have a Prime Membership!

    By Blogger Morgan, At July 30, 2009 at 11:32 AM  

  • Hilarious! I can so relate...except, you know, I don't have a laminating machine.

    By Blogger Weird Unsocialized Mom, At July 30, 2009 at 12:14 PM  

  • I think you were sneaking around looking in my windows last night! So true! Bravo!

    By Blogger Karin Katherine, At July 30, 2009 at 12:15 PM  

  • Well I love my laminator!! And yep I use it on everything!!! I got mine when I asked for it for xmas before homeschooling for the first year...worth it a million times over!!! Thanks the great laugh I got out of your post....keep em' coming!
    I totally think we can all relate on some level!

    By Blogger Danielle, At July 30, 2009 at 12:43 PM  

  • I don't have a laminator...yet and I've never bought anything off of Amazon....yet. BUT, I can relate to the printer ink. My husband always gives me weird looks whenever we are at the store and I tell him we need to go to the computer section to get ink. He's like, "Already!?" He's very supportive though because he knows how important it is to me. Great post, loved it!

    By Blogger Sheena, At July 30, 2009 at 1:09 PM  

  • I love this post...it is so like me it's unbelievable. Sounds like my school life in a nutshell!

    Love and Hugs ~ Kat

    By Blogger Heart2Heart, At July 30, 2009 at 1:27 PM  

  • Too funny and unfortunately true! lol
    I just laminated a stack of stuff I've had in a folder for months and oh my gosh it's fun and addicting :D

    By Blogger Ariana, At July 30, 2009 at 1:44 PM  

  • I love this and can totally relate. A friend of mine bought one for me for Christmas and I've been finding things to laminate ever since!!

    By Anonymous Anne, At July 30, 2009 at 2:54 PM  

  • Love It!!!

    By Blogger Dana (me), At July 30, 2009 at 10:27 PM  

  • I know you don't know me. I've been following your blog the last couple weeks and I have thoroughly enjoyed it. I left you a little something on my blog: http://forhisglory-alone.blogspot.com/2009/07/first-blog-award.html.
    Have a great day.

    By Blogger For His Glory, At July 31, 2009 at 12:12 AM  

  • Hello,

    I'm new here and thoroughly enjoyed your blog today for an earlier search topic. I then began a search for a laminator and found you. Can you recommend yours? What brand is it? Do you like it? Is it good for a newbie like me?

    By Anonymous Gabreial, At August 21, 2009 at 4:49 PM  

  • I picked up a Scotch TL901 Thermal laminator. The link below is to one on Amazon so you can see what it looks like, but I ended up buying it from Walmart. Target also carries them {they run between $25-$30 at either of those places}.

    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0010JEJPC?ie=UTF8&tag=ourhomecrea-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B0010JEJPC


    Hope that helps you out – they were in the office supply section of both of the stores. :)

    Super easy to use - just make sure you by an extra refill pack of the laminating sheets, since it only comes with 2 in the box!


    Jolanthe

    By Blogger Jolanthe, At August 21, 2009 at 5:29 PM  

  • Thank you, I think I'm going to jump on the bandwagon!

    Have a great Saturday,
    Gabreial

    By Anonymous Gabreial, At August 22, 2009 at 3:11 PM  

  • Though I have refrained from giving a mouse a cookie, I am not sure that I can refrain from getting a laminator.

    Wonderful rhyme. Thank you so much for sharing.

    By Anonymous Evelyn Saenz, At August 31, 2009 at 6:24 PM  

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