Articles tagged #FAMILY
Honor loved ones on Memorial Day with dignified memorials
Memorial Day is a federal holiday dedicated to the United States military, and will be celebrated this year on May 29th. The day has many traditions of mourning and celebration alike. Memorial Day weekend is often accompanied by a barbecue, where family and friends can remember loved ones together. However you choose to honor them, we offer dignified memorials that can be customized to fit with any tradition.
Pamper your pets this year for National Love Your Pet Day
National Love Your Pet Day is another opportunity to pamper your pets with attention, and reminders of how much you love them. They always deserve a little more. And all true animal lovers know they’re a part of the family. We’ve got plenty of custom décor and gifts to help you celebrate on February 20th, so all of your family and friends can get involved too!
Find meaningful gifts for everyone in our Black Friday guide
Shopping for the entire family requires a wide variety of gifts, so check out our Black Friday guide to avoid endless browsing and find meaningful gifts today. Black Friday is usually helpful to avoid the holiday rush. But it’s also the perfect opportunity to save on gifts for all your upcoming occasions, including birthdays and more.
Whip up Barbecues, Desserts and More on National Cooking Day
National Cooking Day is a fairly recent holiday, but it’s the perfect time to whip up an equally fresh meal. Although cooking can sometimes appear challenging, there are many easy ways to try something home cooked and new. Whether you find your passion, or simply spice up a get-together, our products help you celebrate National Cooking Day.
Keep Summer Camp Fun, Fresh and Safe for Kids
The warmest season of the year is finally here, so it’s time to find some creative ways to make summer camp fun and safe for kids of all ages. There are plenty of activities to entertain and educate kids during any camp adventure. However, they also need careful guidance and supervision. As such, it’s also important to plan ahead for basic safety measures.
Gift Ideas for Father’s Day
We have a few personalized gift ideas for your Pop – because Father’s Day comes but once a year! Customize your Dad’s gift with one free logo, photo or clip art with no set-up fees – we’ll email you a free digital proof by the next business day. Most custom products ship within two business days of approval and payment, and standard shipping is free within the contiguous United States.
5 Tips for Tracing Your Ancestry
It can be an exciting journey into not only our own past, it can shed light on the history of many nations, genealogy, religion, politics and world events. From a practical standpoint, tracing our ancestry is the first step to building a family tree. To begin, follow these five tips:
Get Ready for Your Fabulous Super Bowl Party
Of the over 190 million Americans who are expected to watch Super Bowl 56 on February 13, about 5% of them say enjoying the fun food is the most important part of the day for them. That may not seem like a lot, even though it adds up to about 11 million party goers!
Color Me Red, Pink & White for Valentine’s Day
Each of these Valentine colors has its own special meaning for lovers, friends and family. Although roses are a traditional gift, almost any color present wrapped in Valentine colors will represent the giver’s love and affection for the object of their desire. Other colors and color combinations also have unique meaning on Valentine’s day – read on to learn more.
Personalized Hostess Gifts
Traditionally speaking, a hostess gift is something a host or hostess would use while entertaining. Hostess gifts differ from birthday gifts, for instance – another something you could bring to a party- in that the birthday gift would be personal in nature, like jewelry, a book or a baseball hat. A hostess gift would be used for entertaining at a future party, like place cards, coasters, hand towels, a candy dish or serving tray – even board games or Christmas ornaments.
Genealogy Second Most Popular Hobby in America
Ancestry sites are the second most visited category of websites, fueling what is now a billion-dollar industry complete with television shows, books, magazines, how-to’s and over-the-counter genetic test kits, all in support our obsession with DNA ancestry testing.
Youth Sports Participation Builds Healthy, Happy Kids
American families are all in, when it comes to organized youth sports. Recent statistics for that 75% of American families with school-aged children have at least one child participating in organized sports. That’s at least 45 million kids!
Memorial Makers – Excellence at a Fair Price
A PlaqueMaker customer from the UK, Dann has searched for an economical source for the markers, and finds that PlaqueMaker’s price for a single marker is less than a third what he would have been charged by a local establishment in his country (a little over $200 US versus $750 US). He also discovers PlaqueMaker’s quantity discount on custom products, so when he orders several markers, the price drops even more.
History of the Christmas Tree
Plants and trees that remain green all year have always had a special meaning for people in the winter. Long before the advent of Christianity, people all over the world hung evergreen boughs over their doors and windows, especially at winter solstice. Many ancient peoples, including the Egyptians, Romans, Vikings and Druids believed winter came every year because the sun god had become sick and weak. They celebrated the solstice by adorning their homes with evergreen boughs, signifying that the sun god would soon recover from illness and summer was sure to return. It’s a classic story of the triumph of life over death and everlasting life.