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What is the history and meaning of Traditional Wedding Anniversary Gifts?

The tradition of giving a specific gift with each year of marriage has been a part of our society for a long time. It appears to date back to Rome and Medieval Germany, however written documentation on the tradition didn’t start to appear until the 1800s. Which, according to history, makes sense, as that is[…]

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Free “Woman Owned” business sticker

A quick personal project to support the women business owners of Pittsburgh. Free option includes 2 color choices and the inclusion of Pittsburgh on one and one with it removed if you are not located in Pittsburgh. Please do not mass produce. This is intended for single print usage only. DOWNLOAD HERE:

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Engraved Stainless Steel Tumblers for weddings, business or personal use

Laser engraved stainless steel tumblers are a great high end promotional product to give out at corporate events for financial companies, manufacturing business events, and even personal applications, such as birth announcements or wedding party gifts for groomsmen. One thing we know for sure is that this gift, whether it is for a corporate business[…]

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Custom Wood Promotional Pins – Event Promotional Item: Case Study for Bike PGH

The cool thing about what I do is I get to work on so many unique requests. As an avid trail cyclist, I recently joined Bike PGH and am thrilled about their WMN BIKE PGH group. So when I had the chance to team up with them to create a unique promotional item for their[…]

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Rustic Wedding Decor: Cake toppers, wood confetti and custom wood favors

Wedding cake toppers can make a statement about your love, your life and who you are. As a map obsessed graphic designer, a favorite cake topper of mine is the state cake topper to show off your home town pride. This Texas cake topper is a great example of how a simple design can add[…]

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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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