Tag Archives: Costco

Don’t get American Express statements wet

Please, American Express, stop using inks that run when accidentally exposed to water. It’s really not that hard. In the scrapbooking industry, we learned long ago that pigment-based inks are relatively water-resistant, while dye-based inks will rapidly run all over … Continue reading

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Preservation Is Forever

[Presented at Forever Live! in Buckhead, Georgia, September 25, 2015] This past year I went to Disney with my family. The trip lased one week; yet, the memories are forever. For Disney, Forever means 30 days, since all photos in Disney … Continue reading

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Online Photo Services

Last week hackers compromised the photo processing service behind Costco, Sam’s Club, CVS, and other photo sites, shutting them down until early August. Fortunately, I do not have an urgent need for photo prints before then. This ability to shut … Continue reading

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Creative Memories, Costco, and KISS

We now know what has become of Creative Memories. New new re-branded Creative Memories (NNRBCM) remains a direct sales company, with a somewhat simplified career plan. Advisors get a discount and they can sign other advisors up under them. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Christmas Cards from Costco

I ordered Christmas Cards from Costco today. Their 6×7.5 cards were reasonably priced at 50/$14.99. I used their templates, although I did note that Costco also had the ability to create your own card and upload it. For this project, … Continue reading

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A New Printer from HP

I sorry to report that after a little over two years, my Kodak ESP 9250 suffered a cerebral hemorrhage.  Ink was no longer flowing to its printhead, and as much as I dislike our disposable society, I did not feel that … Continue reading

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Big Photo Cards from Costco

I ordered Christmas cards this year  and was pleasantly surprised to see that Costco has moved away from the industry standard 4×8 photo cards. Costco’s cards are 6×7.5, which is 40% bigger than standard cards. Not only are these cards … Continue reading

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