Gift of the Week – The Cardcierge

If you’ve ever received a handmade card, you probably appreciated the personal touch. It would be nice to be able to give that personal touch to business contacts, but you may not have the time or the talent to create custom cards. Purchasing them is an option, but buying one at a time from craft […]

Gift of the Week – Lumen Candles

Do you remember making shadow figures on the wall or a sheet using a flashlight when you were a kid? Lumen candles takes that same concept of using light to make a projection on the wall and turns it into a unique art piece. In fact, it was created by installation artist Adam Frank. When […]

Gift of the Week – Couchlet

Far too often, cords are draped around the living room or stretched across the bed. I was in the airport recently and found seating that had outlets strategically placed in the seating for waiting passengers. Now you can turn your couch or bed into a charging station with a clever device called couchlet. Couchlet fits […]

Gift of the Week – Gratitude Glass Jars

Having a gratitude practice changes lives. Studies tell us that gratitude makes us happier, healthier, and improves all areas of our lives. (http://happierhuman.com/benefits-of-gratitude/) Gratitude Glass Jars are a simple, elegant way to introduce a habit of gratitude into your life. The beautiful pedestal jars have the word Gratitude in gold on the outside. They also […]

Behind The Scenes of a Client Appreciation Project.

While working on a recent client appreciation project, I realized once again how valuable it is to have someone handling the details. Here is the client appreciation project from my client’s perspective: The client submits concept, content, names and addresses, and sends content to graphic designer. She approves the ribbon design, jar type and candy. […]

Gift of the Week – Moonlight Pillows

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. You’ll probably see pink ribbons around for support. Even sports teams get in on the month by wearing pink on their uniforms. Pink ribbons are a nice reminder, but what if you have a client or colleague going through breast cancer? You might want to show your support, but […]

What are you doing for Boss’s Day?

It is Boss’s Day on October 16th. You may be wondering what the most appropriate way to appreciate your boss is. Appreciating a boss, manager, or superior can be tricky. You don’t want to cross a line, yet if you have a great boss, you want to encourage them to keep up the good work. […]

Gift of the Week – Flatyz Candles

I’m not a big candle fan, but when I saw Flatyz Candles, I was intrigued. These candles are flat. At just about 6 inches tall and less than a half of an inch thick, they slide into a metal base. You can also use the base as a snuffer. They burn without dripping wax or […]

Gift of the Week – Floating Golf Greens

Golfers tend to be obsessed with golf. Floating Golf Greens gives those golfers a new challenge where there is more water hazard than there is green. These floating mats are made of synthetic turf and float like islands on a swimming pool, lake or pond. They come with a cup, a flag, and a chipping […]

Gift of the Week – Marcelita’s Cookies

I met Juan, the Cookie Man some time ago. We had an engaging conversation over delicious cookies. He shared how Marcelita’s Cookies came to be. It all began when they would entertain friends in their home. After dinner, Marcelita would bring out the cookies. Everyone raved. They encouraged her to sell her unique cookies. My […]