Monthly Archives: October 2009

Uncategorized: Creating a Memorable Holiday Photo Card

I have a friend who, in her never-successful quest for a “good” family photo with their three year old, opted to send out the holiday card with a picture of her and her husband smiling away and their daughter screaming her head off! Hands down, it was my favorite card of the season. But even
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Uncategorized: The Art of the Thank You Note, Part Deux

Newly married couples are very often blessed with mountains of gifts from friends and loved ones in celebration of their marriage. But it can be truly difficult to face writing a thank you note to each generous gift-giver, especially in the exhausted wake of throwing a wedding! To follow up on last week’s posting about
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The Wedding Day: Tips for Buying Wedding Gifts

Buying a gift for the bride and groom can be a taunting task.  Here are few FAQs you may want to take into consideration. When should you buy a gift?It is considered proper to send a wedding gift shortly after receiving a wedding announcement or invitation. Contrary to the belief that you have up to
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Honeymoon: 10 Tips for Traveling Abroad – Part 2

Don’t take any expensive or expensive-looking jewelry with you. Leave your diamond engagement/wedding rings at home. You don’t want to wear a lot of big flashy jewelry that will draw a lot of attention because it might draw the attention of some undesirable people who are all too willing to rob you. We’re not saying
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Honeymoon: 10 Tips for Traveling Abroad – Part 1

Traveling can be a real challenge, especially when you are traveling abroad. When you leave familiar surroundings, you encounter different languages, foods, customs, currencies, weather, etc.  But with the right preparation, you can return home with fond memories of journeys taken and excited anticipation for future trips instead of nightmare memories and dread of ever
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Uncategorized: The Art of the Thank You Note

As a true GRITS gal (that stands for Girls Raised In The South), my mama taught me at an early age that writing thank you notes was more than just a social nicety – it was an absolute requirement! Many women however aren’t raised by steel magnolias wielding Mont Blanc pens. Some gals are at
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Stationery: How To Find A Good Calligrapher

Calligraphy, the art of elegant handwriting, is a wonderful way to put a polished, finishing touch on your wedding invitations. By hiring a calligrapher to address your envelopes, you will add another layer of elegance to your wedding and your guests will love seeing their names written in beautiful handwriting. Many professional calligraphers can match the
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