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How To Help Children Write Thank You Notes To Grandparents

Getting the hang of how to help children write thank you notes to grandparents will turn a chore into a rewarding experience for everyone involved. Get your kids off to a good start with being grateful for the gifts they receive, and brighten a grandparent’s day. Act promptly. Grandparents usually dote on their grandchildren. They’re […]

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How To Encourage Thankfulness in the Classroom

If you’re a teacher in the classroom, one of the best lessons you can teach children is to be thankful for the multitude of things around them there are to be thankful for. As students grow, they model the behaviors they see around them. Some people they observe have difficulty because all they see are […]

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How to Encourage Thankfulness after a Snowstorm

So the blizzard has arrived, and you’re stuck at home with the kids. All the usual weekend activities have been canceled, and it’s too cold and snowy for your children to be outside yet, building those snow castles and hurling snowballs. The blizzard’s energy has got them revved up, so their usual indoor activities are […]

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Get the Girls Together and Throw an Unforgettable Tea Party

If you’re in the mood to get all the ladies in your life together but you’re looking for a relaxing alternative to a traditional dinner party, switch it up by throwing a weekend tea party instead. Tea parties can be a great way to enjoy an Autumn afternoon and spend a few hours catching up […]

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Pool Party Plans: 5 Tips for a Safe, Fun Time

It’s hot outside, it’s the weekend and your kids’ friends are calling. If you have access to a pool, it’s time to throw a pool party. Here are five tips to help you organize a fun, safe get together for parents and kids alike. Think Theme In many ways, a pool party is already a […]

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Have a "My Favorite Things" Party

I first discovered “My Favorite Things” parties when one of our beloved customers wrote to us and asked for some Amy Adele cards because she was taking us to a party as her favorite thing. We, of course, LOVED it! I am attending a party next week called, “My Favorite Things.”  We are to bring […]

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Happy New Years Resolutions!

Do you make resolutions at the start of each year? Do you generally keep them, break them, win-some/lose-some? Some people will tell you you shouldn’t make resolutions — “If you really want to do something, you can do it at any time, why wait for New Year’s?” But I look at January 1st as a […]

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Using Words in Family Photos

Here’s a trend we love — using letters and words in family photos. It’s so simple, yet it makes such a statement.  (With special thanks to Stacy Rank on Pinterest). From chelseabeephotography.com From thebmcreport.blogspot.com From lifecapturesbykriscinda.com From http://pinterest.com/pin/56013589085053509/   Some of Amy Adele’s Family Photo Cards: Find more photo cards HERE.  

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Creative Christmas Card Displays

This is the time of year when we look forward to trips to the mailbox — when our excitement over receiving Christmas cards trumps our dread of bills (those come next month). But what to do with all those cards? Here are a few creative ways to display those cards so everyone can enjoy them […]

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Whoooo Loves Owls?

Have you noticed — owls are suddenly everywhere? Owl hats, sweaters, purses, shoes, Christmas tree ornaments — no matter where you look, you’ll see two big owl eyes smiling back at you. It’s also a great party theme. Here are some of our favorite owl cookies, cakes and cupcakes to inspire you. Owl Cookies: 1. […]

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