WPX Hosting: Best WordPress Hosting Service for Small Business!

WPX Hosting is hands down the best hosting provider for WordPress websites and online businesses. As a small business owner and operator of a personalized and handmade gifts shop my focus is on anniversaries, weddings and travel. With the WPX Hosting service I have been able to build my business efficiently and create a safe[…]

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Anniversary Reminder Service & Bonus!

Let us help you remember to start shopping and planning for your anniversary! Planning the perfect anniversary can take some time. Getting the best anniversary gift, planning dinner or the anniversary date night, making your love feel special…. Life is hectic and we’re all busy. It can be easy to forget about important upcoming dates[…]

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Anniversary Gifts – Designed and Handmade with love

From our love story to yours. Our business started when Mike and I were celebrating our 2nd wedding anniversary. I designed a map of the location we married (Beaches Turks and Caicos Resort and Spa) and printed it on cotton material to give as my cotton anniversary gift. Before even giving him the gift, I[…]

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The 10 most popular wedding first dance songs

If you’re in love, or just can’t get enough love songs, you probably already know that Ed Sheeran’s “Thinking Out Loud” is an incredibly popular wedding song. What you may not have known is that he has several wedding song’s that can be perfect for your first dance, vow renewal or just a romantic dance[…]

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5 Romantic Ideas to deepen the intimacy in your marriage

If you’re past the honeymoon phase of your marriage, you may be feeling like you need to spend some extra effort on keeping the romance flame burning. If you’ve been married for several years, you may even find that your intimacy may be completely overwhelmed with kids, careers, life and your household. Lifelong success and[…]

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Writing a love letter for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day, for many, is a reason to celebrate the love you have in your life or to remind someone how much they mean to you. Even if you’re not into the commercial Valentine’s Day extravaganza, writing a love letter to your significant other is a great way to strengthen your bond and commitment to[…]

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The 59 US National Parks

Have you thought about traveling to all 59 US National Parks? It’s actually on our “retirement” bucket list. You know, things to do once we’re old and more gray. (I’m not going to lie, I’m pretty gray at 34 already!). But on a serious note, traveling the United States is big on our wish list.[…]

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New Years Resolutions: Refresh your life with small goals

*Featured photo map design by Jess Wilkeson. A City Map of New Orleans. – Also available custom.  We all have those things we want to quit, start doing or get better at. But if you’re anything like me, you dislike the idea of “New Years Resolutions”. Perhaps you made some in the past and didn’t[…]

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Winter anniversary gift ideas

We love anniversaries around here and winter anniversaries are some of my favorites. I actually (secretly) wish we had a winter wedding. Although I wouldn’t change our beach wedding for the world. Winter weddings have a romantic warmth about them. I think deep reds and soft whites. Snow and warm fires. A beautiful woodland scene[…]

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Top 7 fall anniversary date ideas

Did you know that October is the second most popular month to get married? And for good reason, it’s one of the most beautiful times of year. The lucky couples celebrating their fall wedding anniversaries can use this time of year to their advantage with cozy sweaters, warm blankets, bonfires, hot cocoa and beautiful outdoor[…]

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6 ways to prevent burnout and maintain your well-being as an entrepreneur

As many small business owners do, I wear many hats. In my personalized gifts business, I am the creative designer of every order we receive. I am also the laser engraving expert, printer, the IT person for all things systems related, marketing, web designer & image specialist, blogger & social media writer, research & development,[…]

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By placing an order with us, you’re helping animals in need!

It’s important for us to share how much we care for animals. Everyone has or should have a cause that they are deeply invested in, whether it’s for advocacy, donations, volunteering or assisting in any way you can. For us, it is the care and well-being of animals. We love dogs and the unconditional love[…]

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Leather Anniversary Gift For Him

A leather anniversary gift can be as unique as you are. Gifts for him are hard to come by, especially when you’re looking for something sentimental and not too mushy, amiright? “Music is what feelings sound like” Share your love of music and desire for cool home decor with a leather engraved sheet music print[…]

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The importance of wedding anniversary celebrations

6 years ago Mike and I eloped on the beach of Providenciales, Turks and Caicos. He was wearing shorts and I a short knee length wedding dress. Only 3 people witnessed our wedding: Mike’s best friend, who was also accompanied by his wife and daughter, who was 7 at the time. She was miserable that[…]

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DIY: How to frame a push pin world map

Our push pin world maps make great gifts for anniversaries, graduations and any milestone event or holiday gift giving. However, you may be wondering, how do you use pins on a paper or cotton map print and what is the best framing option? You’ve come to the right place, it’s really easy and below you[…]

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Free digital download: Card & Wall Art

In honor of celebrating our 4th year in business designing the best cotton anniversary gifts, leather anniversary gifts, keepsake maps and more! We decided we wanted to do something a little special to thank our customers. Most orders we ship out this year will now include an actual “you mean the world to me” printed[…]

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Get Fit: 5 reasons to start cycling

As spring rolled around, I was getting antsy to get on my bike. Now that it’s nearly summer, you’ll find me spending a great deal of time on my bike. I started cycling as a form of stress relief 2 years ago. As a small business owner and operator, it can be really overwhelming to[…]

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Why is leather the 3rd anniversary gift? 


Leather is traditionally the 3rd anniversary gift because leather represents durability and flexibility. At 3 years of marriage, married couples are typically still in the learning phase of marriage. We’re getting used to each others quirks and idiosyncrasies. And more importantly, we’re learning how to cope with big and small issues as a team instead[…]

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