Honoring mothers and the sacrifices they make for their kids
and families is a tradition that first started during the times of the ancient
Greeks and Romans. However, the precedent for Mother’s Day as we know it today
was set by President Woodrow Wilson who declared that May 9, 1914, would be the
first day when all the people did something special for their moms. Since that
day, Americans have been coming up with creative ideas for what to do on
Of course, the classic flowers and dinner are mandatory, but
if you have been thinking of so
Posted: April 22, 2019
Eco-friendly Gift Ideas - Flaunt Your
Commitment to the Future of the Planet
Did you know that according to USAToday, at least 75% of
consumers prefer to make lifestyle choices that reduce their impact on planet
Earth? It will also interest you to know that around the time of any holidays
or events for exchanging presents, Americans are now opting for eco-friendly
gift ideas and innovative ways of giving them that will minimize the impact on
the environment. If you’re one of the citizens committed to doing their bit for
their country, here are a few quick tips on how to make that happen.
Wedding Party Favors - Express Your
The tradition of giving wedding party favors to your guests is as old as the ancient European era and fairly common among the aristocrats. Both, the bride and groom’s sides would give out bonbonnieres to their guests in appreciation of their taking the time to be present for the occasion. These mementos have evolved over the times to present-day favors that are thoughtfully chosen so they convey a special message to the recipients. Every aspect of the favor from its packaging, the message inscribed on it, and the gift itself is carefully planned to match the theme of the event.
Of course, the token is chosen according to the budget and
relationships the bride and groom s
Memorable Tokens of Meetings and Workshops
Using water bottles for events like fundraisers and giveaways
are a great marketing strategy that remains with the recipient long after the
event is over. If you’re looking to promote your brand name, company logo, and
slogan, choosing beverage and water bottles could be one of the best ideas.
Have them inscribed with the message you wish to send like, for instance, the
name, date, and venue of the event along with the company contact details or
even, website and you’re sorted.
The interesting thing about such bottles is that you can
choose from the amazing range available at online stores like www.carrygreen.com
and match them to the event and the theme you’re promoting. Let’s take a closer
Personalized that Touches Your Heart
Buying gifts in the 21st century is easier
All you need to do is go to a gift store,
pick out the item you think the recipient will adore and you’re sorted! The era
of e-commerce sites has made gifting so much convenient. In addition to
choosing the right gift, you can also have it delivered to your loved one. Just
a few clicks and you save hours having to go to the store and pick out and
deliver that special token. And, if you’re looking to add that extra personal
touch to reach the heart of the recipient, you can try monogrammed gift ideas!
Transform a Simple
Store-Bought Item into a Cherished Memory
The first hint of warmth in the air is always
welcomed with anticipation of sunny days, clear skies, and a burst of new life
and greenery after the long, cold winter. Traditionally, housewives would get
ready to clean the house from top to bottom to get rid of the accumulated soot
and grime. These black remnants typically came from the wood fires burning to
keep the house warm and settled on every surface. In present times, even though
technology has eliminated the soot (Thank Goodness for gas heating!), people
still like to welcome the change of season with a thorough spring cleaning.
Spring Cleaning Usually Means
Although an Irish tradition to honor St. Patrick, the patron
saint of Ireland, the festival has long been a part of American celebrations.
When the Irish arrived as immigrants in the New World, they brought the
tradition with them. Today, St. Pat’s Day is celebrated with as much fervor as
the first Irish in the country. In most states, you’ll probably have the
opportunity to see parades and various other festivities with lots of St.
Patrick’s Day gift ideas doing the rounds. Incidentally, New York was the first
city to host a parade in the year, 1762.
People in moder
Although it first originated in New Orleans, Louisiana, Mardi Gras is
a much-loved event that the entire country celebrates with every city having
its own brand of festivities and merriment. Meaning “Fat Tuesday” in French,
the event marks the days of feasting and merriment before the fasting period of
Lent. In case you’re preparing to join in the fun for the first time, know that
the typical theme will be colors of green for faith, gold for power, and dark
purple for power.
As for the costumes, you can go all out with feathers, boas,
gaily-painted masks that are worn or carried on sticks, and of course, the
signature balloons, beads, doubloons, and necklaces. Look
Posted: February 15, 2019Categories: Wedding
Organizing weddings is not an easy task, and both the bride and groom need all the help they can get to make sure that the event progresses smoothly. As is the tradition, all tasks and duties are carefully assigned to friends and family members so they can coordinate the arrangements. To show your appreciation for all the hard work going into organizing the wedding, a tradition has emerged - to give some token as a memento or gift. If you’re looking for unique gift ideas for the bridesmaids and groomsmen, know that you can choose from several themes, some of which are truly exciting and make you want to go, “Awwww!”
Think about it! If you get your Valentine’s gift ideas right and match the expectations of the lady in question (and, her BFF), the next 12 months could be totally blissful. But, if you’re unlucky to get it wrong, like if you were unable to pick up the broad hints being dropped everywhere, there’ll be hell to pay. Chances are that you’ll go through the rest of the year listening to snide comments about how the hint was so obvious but you still couldn’t catch on. If the February 2019 jitters have just hit you, let’s try taking some of the load off your chest with a few possibly interesting Valentine’s gift ideas.