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50th Anniversary Gift Ideas That Won’t Break The Bank

Anniversaries are a special time to celebrate milestones in a relationship. The golden wedding anniversary is a significant one as it marks half a century of love, commitment, and dedication. It is a time to reflect on the memories, accomplishments, and challenges that have been overcome together. Celebrating your loved one’s golden anniversary with a…

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DIY Ideas For Wedding Lights

Wedding planning can be challenging, and many couples struggle to create the perfect ambiance for their special day. One of the key aspects that can make or break the wedding atmosphere is lighting. The proper lighting can transform a wedding venue into a magical wonderland full of romance and beauty. However, hiring a lighting designer…

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Crafting An Unforgettable Gift: DIY Wedding Gifts To Remember

Weddings are beautiful moments that celebrate the coming together of two people in love. In such a busy time filled with guests, decorations, and the hustle and bustle of wedding preparation, it is easy to get lost in the commotion and forget the true essence of the day. As a wedding guest, it can be…

Wedding Arch Ideas

DIY Wedding Arch Ideas

As the center of attention on your big day, it is crucial to have a your own wedding arch that complements your theme, venue, and ceremony space. From floral arrangements to rustic wooden designs, the perfect wedding arch can set the tone for your special day. However, buying a pre-made arch can put a dent…

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DIY: How To Make Your Own Wedding Chandeliers

Weddings are a momentous occasion that calls for a grand celebration. And what better way to celebrate this beautiful day than with stunning decorations? Weddings are often expensive, and one of the costliest elements is the décor. However, many DIY décor projects can help you save money and add a personal touch to your big…

Celebrating Love without Breaking the Bank: 10 Low-Cost Engagement Party Ideas

Congratulations on your engagement! After you have announced your upcoming wedding, the next exciting event is celebrating this milestone with family and friends at an engagement party. However, planning an engagement party can be costly, with expenses such as venue rentals, catering, and decorations. Don’t worry, though – you don’t have to sacrifice your savings…

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DIY Wedding Favor Ideas

Everyone loves a wedding favor, and the options are limitless! Whether you’re having a beach-themed destination wedding, a classic black-tie affair, or something in between, there are plenty of creative ideas to choose from. Here are some of our favorite DIY wedding favor ideas along with the different styles of weddings they can come with. …

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Current Trends in Calligraphy and Lettering

Calligraphy and lettering have been around for centuries, but the art forms are experiencing a resurgence in popularity as more people seek to express themselves through creative outlets. In this blog post, we will explore some of the current trends in calligraphy and lettering that are gaining traction across the world. We’ll take a look…

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Essential Stationery Supplies for a Productive New Year

It’s officially the start of a new year, and you know what that means; it’s time to set some goals and make resolutions! If getting more organized is on your list for 2023, having the right stationery supplies can help you get off to a great start. Read on for our top stationery supplies to…

Perfectly Wrapped Presents

Tips and Tricks For Perfectly Wrapping Presents

Whether you’re wrapping a present for a birthday, holiday, or just because, there’s nothing quite like the satisfaction of a present perfectly wrapped. But if you’re not a professional gift-wrapper, it can be easy to end up with wrinkled paper, wonky corners, and tape all over the place. Never fear—we’ve gathered some of the best…

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Tips and Tricks for Getting the Most Out of Your Candle Wax Melter

If you’re a fan of candles, chances are you’ve considered investing in a candle wax melter. Wax melters are a great way to enjoy the smell of your favorite candles without having to actually light them. However, there are a few things you should keep in mind in order to get the most out of…

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How To Get Wax Out of Clothes

Did you happen to have an accident with your favorite wax candle while wearing your favorite shirt or sweater? Or perhaps some of it splashed onto you if it happened to fall over. Or maybe you even work with wax materials on the job and it got on you. If you’ve ever accidentally spilled wax…

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How to make your anniversary unforgettable with the perfect gift

Not All Gifts are Made Equal Your wedding anniversary is a special day to commemorate the day you and your spouse became partners for life. Whether it is your first anniversary or your fiftieth, making it a day to remember is important to both of you. The pressure is on you to find the perfect…

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Saying “Thank You” From the Heart: A Complete Guide to Custom Thank You Notes

Did you know that people have been sending thank you notes to each other for hundreds of years? Although it’s a long-time tradition, it’s not always easy to write custom thank you notes. It’s often overwhelming, especially if you’ve never done it before. It’s difficult to know how to pick the right design or write…

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Why Corporate Gifts Are Important and Tips on How to Choose the Right Ones

In 2021, the corporate gifting market was worth an estimated $242 billion. It received a boost during the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. Corporate gifts are used to maintain connections between companies and clients. They help boost the morale of employees working from home during uncertain times. Gift cards are a go-to gift…

2018 Writing Contest Grand Prize Winner

Congratulations to Anna Meyers for winning the grand prize in our 2018 Writing Contest! Here is her winning essay entitled The Letter. The Letter I unfolded the aged loose leaf paper with the greatest of care, feeling like I should be wearing gloves, for surely it would crumble to dust at any moment. The letter…

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How to Write the Perfect Thank You Note

Have you ever wanted to send thank you notes after a wedding, baby shower, birthday, job interview, or other event but weren’t quite sure what to include, when to send it, or how to write one? You’re in luck! This is your all-inclusive guide on how to write the perfect thank you note for any…

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Join Us for Our 4th Annual Flamingo Week!

We’re proud to announce our 4th annual Flamingo Week, starting May 15th and ending May 20th. Please join us for this week of fun, supporting Lower Cape Fear Hospice, and giving back to our community! Why Do We Do Flamingo Week? Flamingo Week is very personal to Occasions as Hospice was tremendously supportive to us…