Gift of the Week: Bullet Pen

The Bullet Pen is a great gift for military, gun lovers, or to celebrate the 4th of July! I’m not usually a big advocate of pens as gifts. They can be overdone. But this particular pen has intrigued me because it is so unique. The .375 Caliber Bullet Pen looks like a bullet. The cap […]

Gift of the Week: Lake Art

Lake Art produces unique gifts illustrating specific lakes, including depths and surrounding area. My parents live on a lake in Ohio. They are at a place in life where they have everything they need, so they receive lots of creative, decorative gifts. When I was visiting I noticed a unique tray they had received. The […]

Memorable Mail: Mailing Flip Flops

I had heard about mailing flip flops and wanted to try it myself. I sent these as a welcome gift to a new client. Can you send flip flops in the mail? I saw this idea online and watched for the right opportunity to try it. Oh how I have been looking forward to sending […]

Gift of the Week – Texas Branding Irons

Do you know someone who is the grill master? Are you looking for the perfect gift for someone who loves grilled meat? Texas Branding Irons are a unique gift to use on your home grill. Just as the ranchers in Texas have brands for their cattle, you can sear a brand into the meat as […]

Is there such a thing as over thanking?

How much of a thank you is enough? When someone does something for you – whether it’s a favor or an unexpected gift – you probably want to thank them. Sometimes it is hard to know when and if you have properly thanked someone. You may find yourself telling them thank you on a phone […]

Gift of the Week – Cork Globe

Do you know someone who loves to travel? They probably collect unique mementos from around the world that your gifts could never compete with. Consider giving them a way to track their travels with a cork globe. This unique globe comes in 2 sizes that fit nicely on a desk or shelf and pushpins to […]

Gift of the Week – Ten Thousand Villages

I recently received a gift of a necklace from India. I love it and love that it not only benefits me, but also helps someone in India who took the time to make it by hand. The gift is from Ten Thousand Villages, a nonprofit social enterprise that has been in existence since 1946. If […]

Book Review: The Referral Engine

 I had a hard time getting into The Referral Engine and seeing it through to the end. I expected a book that was focused on referral systems. This book goes much farther than that and lays the foundations of business systems. A business has to have the foundations in place before a referral system will […]

Gift of the Week – Math Clock

Telling time just got a little bit harder with this clock. The round face and hands of this math clock look familiar, but the numbers have been replaced with math problems. What time is it when the hour hand is on 630/126 and the minute hand is on -8 = 2-x? That would be 5:50, […]

Gift of the Week – Requip’d

Do you love hockey? You’ll love these hockey gifts from Requip’d. Hockey fans everywhere will love these re-purposed hockey sticks. Requip’d began when 2 hockey dads put their heads together to figure out what to do with the broken sticks in their garage. What began with a BBQ set has expanded to include snow brushes, […]