The tree is trimmed and twinkling, all the gifts are beautifully wrapped and the table is set for dinner. Yet it still feels like something is missing, despite all the season’s cheer. Those who’ve lost a loved one know this feeling all too well, and they may be looking […] Continue Reading »
When we think of the holidays, we think of festive parties and gatherings, snow and cocoa, warm fireside chats, and shopping until we’re weak in the knees. But what we’re constantly circling around is family; our beautiful, often crazy, sometimes drives-us-nuts-but-we-couldn’t-make-it-without-them family. Our families are the heart of our […] Continue Reading »
“I’ll be home for Christmas…if only in my dreams.” Did you know that holiday classic, recorded by the legendary Bing Crosby in 1943, was originally written to honor soldiers overseas who longed to be home at Christmastime? While the holidays are all about spending time with family and friends, […] Continue Reading »
Let’s take a moment to think about holidays past. Have you ever said out loud, “BEST GIFT EVER!”
When you said it, were you the giver of the gift… or the receiver?
If you were the gift giver, you may recall the excitement and anticipation of finding something just perfect for […] Continue Reading »
Our friend, Melissa Radke, is back, just in time for the holidays! This time of year can be emotional to say the least. We are excited to share a bit of how Melissa kicked off the season, in this heartfelt and honest guest blog. Enjoy!
As I write these words […] Continue Reading »
There’s one in every crowd–a friend who always seems to know exactly whose birthday is when and a card magically appears in the mail. She also remembers other important occasions such as anniversaries or holidays—she’s a celebration maven! And in this holiday-loving, Pinterest-obsessed era, so many of us wish […] Continue Reading »
With Thanksgiving fast approaching and the rest of the holiday season right around the corner, there will undoubtedly be many family get-togethers and friendly dinners you will be invited to, which means it’s time to start thinking of some new side dishes to share with the group! With this […] Continue Reading »
Thank goodness for Thanksgiving! We all get so caught up in the daily busy-ness of life that it’s easy to sideline what matters most, which is why Thanksgiving is so special. It makes us stop and take note of what truly matters in our lives. That’s why we created these special […] Continue Reading »
With Thanksgiving around the corner, we’ve been thinking about all the ways we celebrate with our family and friends, and how we’re thankful for this special time together. We know some families have anywhere from 5 to 40 people for Thanksgiving dinner, so you can imagine the seating arrangements can get […] Continue Reading »
Father-Daughter Day – celebrated on October 8 this year – was created by Smokey Robinson to celebrate the special bond between a father and daughter. We were able to sit down with Smokey and hear why creating this day was so important to him. Here’s what he told us.
“As […] Continue Reading »
Welcome October in all its autumnal beauty! From cooler weather and colorful leaves, to a bevy of small holidays, there’s so much to celebrate during this vibrant and beautiful month.
The first week of October brings us Taco Day (10/3), World Teacher’s Day (10/5) , and World Smile Day (10/06). Other notable […] Continue Reading »
The bond between a grandparent and grandchild is such a special connection, don’t you think? Without the pressure of the day-to-day parenting, it can be such a breath of fresh air to open yourself up to a world of play and discovery as you see the world through your […] Continue Reading »
I found myself at a complete loss for words…and as a writer of greeting cards, that is not my usual M.O.
Sadly, on not just one but on three separate occasions in recent years, I received the mind-numbing news that a dear friend had suffered the sudden and shocking loss […] Continue Reading »
Today’s post from our “Being There Through Infertility” series, focuses the importance of friendship during infertility. Today’s post was put together by myself, Danielle, an American Greetings associate, and features one of the greatest friendships I have in my life, with my friend, Noha, who is also an American Greetings […] Continue Reading »
We have been overwhelmed with the amount of stories being shared since the launch of our infertility series. The bravery and strength it takes to share these stories has not gone unnoticed, and we would like to thank everyone for having the courage to share.
Through many of these stories, we […] Continue Reading »