Sunday, January 10, 2010

Next to Newsletter- Monday, January 11, 2010

Good morning, everybody!

I think that says it all...

What's on Sale?

Let's do the Wild Card Sale again this remember how it works: we have cards labeled with different 30% off departments-ladies' tops, infantwear, dresses, get the idea. One card even wins you 30% off of your entire purchase.

New Columns

My husband, Arthur, and I each write twice-a-month columns for The Gainesville Times. His deal with computing and technology issues. Mine deal with whatever strikes my fancy.

His latest was published on January 2nd. C
lick here to read Arthur's retrospective on the last decade in computing.

My January 9th column is about the dangers of celebratory gunfire. Click here to read it.

I Could Have Danced All Night...

If one of your New Year's resolutions was to learn to dance, then the Lanier Dance Club is the place for you. Learn to waltz, foxtrot, shag, hustle, Latin, swing, country Western and other dances. Learn to foxtrot at 6:30 p.m.; other dances, 7:30 p.m. on Monday (January 11) at Gainesville Civic Center. The fee is $10. Call 770-845-4463 for more information.

...and if you're a dancing single, check out the Gainesville Singles Dance from 8 p.m. to midnight Jan. 16 at the American Legion, 2343 Riverside Drive. There's a cash bar, hors d'oeuvres and DJ...all for $10.

Perfect Segue

For those of you who are trying out the free 2 week
Netflix membership that was mentioned in last week's Next 2 Newsletter: click here to find a use for all those red Netflix envelopes...origami!

Top Five "Fake" Healthy Foods

Marketing gurus are not nutritionists or fitness experts. They aren't invested in making your body healthier. Click
here to see the five biggest offenders in the land of fake-believe: foods you're told are healthy, but actually aren't good for you.


A new art-related humor blog is a must-read for anyone tired of the reverence accorded to masterpieces by museums, academics and journalists.

"That Is Priceless" was launched by television comedy writer and producer Steve Melcher. Once a day, Melcher spotlights a well-known work of art -- usually a painting -- and gives it an alternate title.

Take for example, Henri Fantin-Latour's 1872 Around the Table (Writers):

To Melcher, it becomes Party of Seven Realizing They're Way Overdressed for the Olive Garden.

Click here to see more.

Strawberry Mousse


1 1/2 cup fresh strawberries
1 package (8 ounce size) cream cheese, cut into small cubes
1/2 cup sifted powdered sugar

1 container (4 oz size) whipped topping, thawed
sliced almonds for topping
whipped topping or whipped cream, optional


In a blender container or food processor with chopping blade, combine strawberries, cream cheese and powdered sugar. Cover and blend or process until mixture is smooth, stopping and scraping sides as necessary. Pour mixture into a mixing bowl. Fold in dessert topping. Spoon mousse mixture into individual dessert dishes. Chill for at least 3 hours or overnight. Serve sprinkled with the sliced almonds or top with a dollop of whipped topping or whipped cream and sprinkled sliced almonds sprinkled over the top.

N2N Friends and F

On Saturday, our Molly completed the Mississippi Blues Half Marathon (13.1 miles). It was 20 degrees and snowing in Jackson on race day. Congratulations, Molly! Now you're ready for the
Family T.I.E.S. 10K here in Gainesville on March 20th...

Last Word

Weekly This and That

Remember to bring in your plastic grocery bags to recycle and register to win a $25.00 store credit. December's winner was Teresa Ruiz .

If you'd like to be added to the N2N Hot Flash list and receive freebie and bargain alerts during the week, just email me at

Get a $5.00 store credit to you any time you bring us a new shopper. It's easy. Just bring in your friends who've never tried N2N shopping. When they check out at the register, we'll give YOU a $5.00 credit on the spot.

Let's work to get the word out: friends don't let friends shop retail!

Computer Problems?

Don't hesitate to call Arthur if your computer has a virus or isn't running as fast as it should. He will come to you or you can drop off your PC at Next to New. His rates put the Geeks to shame and your satisfaction is guaranteed. One-on-one instruction available or get some friends together for an even better rate. He can fix software problems through remote access if necessary, so no matter where you are, give him a call - your computer will thank you. You can click here to go to his website.
(770) 540-5100

That's it for now. Remember-email goes both ways...

If you run across any exceptional bargains or impressive new products, let us know. We'll put the word out!

Have a remarkable week!

Teressa and the Next2New Crew

Next to New Resale Boutique
1705 Cleveland Hwy.
Gainesville, GA 30501

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