Step 2- Admit to your husband, family and friends how much money you spend- and they'll surely admit you for being insane.
Step 3- Stay away from Micheal's and Joana's. They keep you hooked with that weekly coupon.
Step 4- Make a fearless inventory of your supplies in dollar amount and compare the price to some big purchase. (i.e. my inventory is worth $5,000 = a good transportation car for a college student, partial tuition to higher education, investment start up for the future, at least two mortgage payments etc.)
Step 5- Ask your family to forgive you for negligence due to crops, shopping sprees, scrapping at home, stuck on the computer in search for more scrapbook ideas, oh ! please ask for forgiveness for leaving the family for three day weekends twice a year at retreats.
Step 6- Stay away from magazines, they continue to sucker you in.
Step 7- Discontinue all connections with your scrapbook circle of enablers you call friends.
Step 8- Stay away from the stores!!!!!!
Step 9- Find a partner, you can't go it alone.
Step 10- If you are high tech with your addiction and are in numerous scrap graoups, take baby steps and remove yourself one group at a time.
Step 11- Create a budget.
Step 12- Reward yourself for progress, just not with scrap supplies or events.
Scrappers Oath To Recovery
I will first admit to myself then to my family, that I have an addiction. I will follow the 12 Steps
to recovery by always telling the truth. I will not try to go it alone. If ever I feel myself slipping
into a store I will immediately call for help and ask to be removed.