En-cour-age: to inspire with courage, spirit or confidence.
Interestingly, the word itself comes from a combination of the prefix “en” which means “to put into” and the Latin word “cor” which means heart. The act of encouragement is a powerful motivator in helping others “to take heart” especially when life […] Continue Reading »
New Year’s resolutions are made with the best of intentions, but as most of us know, that can-do attitude can falter early. Here are some helpful hints on how to stay focused when trying to keep these popular resolutions:
Spend More Quality Time with Family and Friends
Some simple ways to […] Continue Reading »
The holidays brought so much joy–from glorious gifts to fabulous dinners—and there’s so much to be grateful for. The perfect way to show it, of course, is with a thank you note. Here’s some great tips and suggestion on what to write in a thank you note!
Begin with a […] Continue Reading »
Can you believe 2012 is over already? And what a year it was… Lets look at the year in review!
In Entertainment: The undead and other fans rushed out to see the final episode of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2, while singer Carly Rae Jepsen immortalized herself with her oft-parodied “Call […] Continue Reading »
Happy New Year! We wanted to share a happy new year quote from Oprah Winfrey […] Continue Reading »
It’s hard to believe how fast the Christmas holiday goes by and even harder to believe that 2012 is drawing to a close. On December 31st, the clock will strike twelve and people all over the world will be wishing each other good cheer and hoping for a great 2013. […] Continue Reading »
The spirit of Christmas can be found all around you — in the laughter of children as they play, in the flicker of a golden candleglow, in the magic of the first December snow, in the voices of carolers singing and in the stars that shine above. As you celebrate this special holiday […] Continue Reading »
Christmas is almost here, but there’s still plenty of time to spread holiday cheer with fun and unique printable Christmas cards. These cards are a great addition to any Christmas present and everyone will love how personal and creative they are. Here are our top 3 reasons to give […] Continue Reading »
It is Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air. – W.T. Ellis
Visit American Greetings for more Christmas inspiration. […] Continue Reading »
Here at American Greetings, we all enjoyed getting into the holiday spirit by decking the halls and the walls at world headquarters in Brooklyn, Ohio. We even included some of Santa’s little helpers to join in the fun. As you walk through many of the departments, you will find a festive display […] Continue Reading »
As the holiday season shifts into high gear and you still find yourself in the midst of shopping, decorating, baking and entertaining, it may be a great time to slow the pace and get back to the basics. Reflect on what means the most to you – your family, friends and what you believe in. It’s all about […] Continue Reading »
Sometimes you don’t have to look farther than your own backyard to enjoy the wonders of the season. The Christmas tree displayed this year at American Greetings came from our own property. The spruce was blown over during Hurricane Sandy, and was brought inside and lovingly decorated by a […] Continue Reading »
It’s Christmas—time for trimmed trees, lights, mistletoe, Santa, and of course, greeting cards. Have you ever wondered how these traditions started? Well, a quick trip around the world can answer that!
Trimming the Tree: In Germany, fir trees were associated with Christmas nearly 500 years ago, with fruit, flowers and candies used as […] Continue Reading »