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Candy Canes and Roses

Hello. My name is Lianne Lopes, and I’m an addict. I knew the dangers, but I signed up anyway. Then I pinned my first pin. And my second. Before long I wasn’t satisfied with the boards provided, so I started my own boards. I’m up to 52 boards and over 7,000 pins, and I can’t seem to stop.

If you’re a fellow pinner, then you know what I’m talking about. I first found Pinterest about 3½ years ago while I was searching for some home d├ęcor ideas. I looked into it and found it interesting, except for the warning notices that went something like this: “Sign up at your own risk. You WILL become addicted, and you will spend ALOT of time on Pinterest.” But it was a free service, an offer I couldn’t refuse. I also figured that, since going back to work I’ve reduced my time on Facebook dramatically, Pinterest wouldn’t be a problem. Ha! The site is as addicting and time consuming as the warnings said it would be. But at least this is one addiction that gives back. I’ve gotten some great ideas on…