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How to write a Thanksgiving blessing – Part I

November brings with it the flurry of preparation for the upcoming holidays, and in these next few weeks as menus and guest lists are planned, it’s also a good idea to start thinking about the annual tradition of the Thanksgiving prayer or blessing.

Perhaps you give the blessing each year, […] Continue Reading »

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Thanksgiving Birthday Wishes

Thanksgiving is almost here, and for everyone who celebrates a birthday on this day of gratitude, they’re most certainly guaranteed the wishbone. But when it comes to giving these Thanksgiving babies a special card for their birthday, what do you write to make them feel special and honored in the midst of […] Continue Reading »

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Thanksgiving Traditions for the Whole Family

Gratitude: a big word with an even bigger meaning.  It’s so big, in fact, that we have an entire day set aside each year to celebrate our gratitude for our good fortune.  Thanksgiving kicks off the holiday season with food, family, and good old-fashioned tradition. And for all of […] Continue Reading »

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Printable & Frameable Quote – Perfect for Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving is only a few weeks away, and it’s the perfect time to focus on gratitude and the small, simple gifts that we can give each day. Gifts like kindness and love don’t cost anything, but have such a powerful impact. We came across this quote from L.O. Baird […] Continue Reading »

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5 Ways to be Kinder

“Three things in human life are important: the first is to be kind; the second is to be kind; and the third is to be kind.”
_ Henry James

Kindness matters. It’s a simple and true fact. Being kind causes a ripple effect through the world, making a beautiful difference. And not […] Continue Reading »

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November 2015 Desktop Background & Letter from our Editor

We’re coming up on Thanksgiving when many of us feel that tingle of excitement at seeing friends and loved ones gathered round.  We may also be feeling the tug of nostalgia for Thanksgivings gone by and people we may not be seeing this year.  But we press on.  Maybe […] Continue Reading »

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Halloween Playlist!

We’re really getting in the Halloween spirit this week! Decorations are going up, costumes are being planned, and everyone is starting to buzz with Halloween energy. And while we’ve been decorating and munching on candy corn, we’ve been listening to a lot of Halloween-inspired music. We thought we would […] Continue Reading »

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What to Write: Halloween Birthday Wishes

Of all the days to be born, Halloween is probably the most fun! With tricks and treats and ghosts and goblins—not to mention lots of pumpkins and candy, too!—it’s clearly a day full of festive fun and lively celebrations.

If you know someone whose birthday falls on or around Halloween, […] Continue Reading »

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Sweetest Day Printable

Sweetest Day was first started when Birch Kingston wanted to bring cheer to local orphans, elderly and service people in Cleveland, OH. He acknowledged that many of these people may feel forgotten during other holidays, and because he worked for a local candy company, he started giving out special […] Continue Reading »

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Halloween Decorating Inspiration

Alison Osborn is an art director here at BlueMountain.com, and when she’s not creating beautiful eCards, she loves to put her crafting skills on display at home. We’ve shared some of her creativity in previous posts such as the surprise 70th birthday party she threw for her mother, as well as […] Continue Reading »

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