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        Quote Originally Posted by CulArtStudent View Post
        So, imagine my surprise when I opened my front door to discover a box from Amazon... I thought it was the book that I had ordered from the UK...
        Instead -- it was a gift from Liss (who is amazing!)...
        Thank You for the WONDERFUL gift -- it goes right along with the food saver I received for Christmas last year.
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        Quote Originally Posted by Virginia View Post
        Today felt like Christmas used to feel like when I got a surprise gift. Oh, Happy Days, Happy Days!! (Usually buy my own gifts nowadays.) Thank you! The foodsaver kit should come in handy when we are putting our garden produce up for the winter. Thanks; Virginia
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