Hello, January! This month was named for Janus, the Roman God of beginnings and transitions, the guardian of exits and entrances. He is usually depicted as having two faces, since he looks to the future and to the past, reminding us that we are not defined by our past, […] Continue Reading »
Christmas is arguably one of the most beautiful and magical times of year. And if someone you know is lucky enough to be born on—or around—Christmas, that makes their special day that much more special.
But chances are, when looking to send a meaningful card to someone who also happens […] Continue Reading »
Charles Dickens really knew what he was talking about with this quote! The true meaning of Christmas is something that we should hold dear to our hearts throughout the year.
Part of the true meaning of Christmas is giving, and we have the perfect idea of how you can spread […] Continue Reading »
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Flannel shirts, snowy walks, fireside talks and family gatherings. Party planning, decorating and shopping can also make this a very busy, hectic time for some of us. But the real gifts of Christmas have a way of reminding us of the […] Continue Reading »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
“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 »
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 »