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Don't Give Up

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I just wanted to give a word of encouragement to those who teeter on the edge of giving up on inventing or any other dream they may have. Don't give up! Keep going, your effort will pay off one day. I know many of you probably have days when you love inventing and also days when it brings you much disappointment (those red X days). But don't give up! Keep at it.

I know from personal experience that I almost gave up and on that day I saw a sign that said "don't give up!" and I got the message that I had to keep going. So I did and it has been a roller coaster ride ever since. So not only will I always be grateful for Edison Nation and Norpro for not giving up on me. I am grateful I didn't give up on me. So don't give up!

"Life is full of surprises and and serendipity. Being open to unexpected turns in the road is an important part of success. If you try to plan every step, you may miss those wonderful twists and turns. Just find your next adventure-do it well, enjoy it-and then, not now, think about what comes next." - Condoleeza Rice

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kdc's Avatargold

Thank you, Aubrey and congrats again!

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marydickson's Avatargold

Wonderful words, Aubrey!! Thank you for sharing.

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paulortega's Avatargold

Thank you for your kind words Aubrey.  

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kiskom's Avataree_badge

Thank you Aubrey, I needed those words of encouragement!!!

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Thanks for the encouragement. From an inventor who needs to stop stopping!

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Great advice, Aubrey!  Isn't it wonderful when we get just what we need, in such a way we will understand the message?  Such a gift... congratulations again!

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Well said Aubrey!  Thx for being an awesome and encouraging member of our EN community.  You rock!

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Absolutely! You just never know! Keep at it!

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chicagoinventor's Avatarg8_badge

That's right Aubrey. Getting one yes erases a hundred nos.

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I just wanted to give the community an update on the Ooey Gooey Stuffed Treat Maker. It's been over two years since I submitted the idea, with a few ups and downs along the way. But I am happy to announce that Bed, Bath & Beyond is now carrying it in their online store. If it does well, it may make it to the box store. So if you love inventing keep at it! It's not going to be a road paved in gold but it is an interesting journey. 

                             Stuffed Treat Maker

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Way to go Aubrey.  Congratulations, and thanks for the encouragement.

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vitaminguy's Avatargold

Aubrey, what a great idea! I've seen a lot of stuff I've wanted to buy that came into existence here at EN. But none have made me want to go out and buy Iike your invention. I can't wait to see it on the store shelves!

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Nice, Way to go!

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