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 »
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 »
Last month we talked about ways to make a fresh start in the fall, and one important thing you can do for yourself, is declutter your home before the holidays. The above quote by William Morris, famous for his wallpaper designs, really captures the essence of a clean, well-organized […] Continue Reading »
Now that the air is turning chillier, leaves are turning color, and autumn is officially here, it’s time to finally start shifting our menus to new recipes. No more light salads, chilled soups, and berry sorbets. Instead, we’re invited to turn our focus to comfort foods, heartier fares, and […] Continue Reading »
We have written blogs about making people smile and random acts of kindness with the intent to get people thinking about looking beyond themselves and reaching out to others who could use some cheering up.
Since it’s been a while, we wanted to reconnect and see how it’s going with your new mission to brighten someone’s […] Continue Reading »
“May you be inscribed for a good and sweet year!” This greeting is one of the Mantra’s of Rosh Hashanah, which means “head of the year.” This important holiday celebration brings the opportunity for believers to wipe the slate clean of all that has been and move on with […] Continue Reading »
Grandparents Day is September 13th, and we wanted to celebrate the truly special relationship between grandparents and grandchildren. Whether you are a grandchild, looking for a meaningful present to gift your grandparents with this weekend, or if you’re a grandparent yourself, and want to put your grandparent pride on display, this […] Continue Reading »
I hope everyone has had a wonderful and memorable summer. Inevitably, every summer comes to an end, but every ending is a new beginning. It’s time to trust in the magic of new beginnings and let your imagination fly.
Here are 8 ways you can make a fresh start this […] Continue Reading »
What Could Be Better Than a Birthday?
Cake. Ice Cream. Balloons. Presents. Laughter. Smiles. Fun. And the one day in 365 that’s all about us! Does it get any better than that?
From young to old–and since time immemorial–people have celebrated birthdays in all kinds of unique and wonderful ways. But […] Continue Reading »
With sunny days and balmy nights, it’s easy to see how summer is the perfect season to keep the romantic adventure going by planning a special date with your special someone.
Whether it’s a long-time spouse (and you’re now empty-nesters) or a new romantic interest, it’s important to never stop […] Continue Reading »