I must be still recovering myself, since it has taken nearly the whole day to get all of my thoughts down in digital ink.
iNSD! Wow, what a blur the whole weekend was! So many months of planning (mostly for my work at DST) and it’s all over in a flash. Did the weekend live up to its hype for you?
If you’re like many scrappers who took advantage of the huge sales in the digital world, you’re likely completely snowed in with your downloads now. Here’s my foolproof plan to recover from too much iNSD partying!
Step 1. Assess the damage. Did you overspend your PayPal? Reconcile your budget with reality and make adjustments where necessary. Face the truth first to life that burden.
Step 2. Finish your downloads. Without fail, many sites go down or slow to a snail’s pace during iNSD. Some sites are not built to handle that much traffic. Make sure you’ve downloaded everything at this point.
Step 3. Unzip it all. Don’t let your zips hang out all neglected in some poor downloads area. Unzip them and rearrange the folders and file names to your liking.
Step 4. Put everything away. Don’t dawdle on this one or you will regret it later. If you don’t have a system or method of organizing, now is the perfect time to start!
Step 5. Back up. Failure is inevitable when it comes to hard drives. Rest easy by backing up your new purchases right away.
Try these five steps anytime you go on a spending spree. They don’t require a lot of thought nor a lot of time. Use this approach to keep your head clear and ready for scrapping with all those goodies.
The winners of the iNSD giveaways are…
#28 wins a product of choice from SuzyQ Scraps