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5 Life Lessons COVID-19 Has Taught Us

The global pandemic that is COVID-19 came on fast and strong in the early months of 2020. It swept across borders, oceans, and the airwaves in news and rising death tolls. As May approaches, we draw ever nearer to the mid-year mark, and (hopefully) the decline of the virus.    As people everywhere are forced into social isolation, tempers flare. Meanwhile, the Earth herself seems to be recovering almost overnight with fewer humans on roads, trains, or public transportation. Surely, such a situation has plenty to teach us, right? Let’s look closer at what we’ve learned from COVID-19.  1. COVID-19 …

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5 Ways to Show Mom You Care this Mother’s Day

  Mother’s Day is fast-approaching, and it’s time to start thinking about finding the best mother’s day gift. But with so many choices, what’s a person to do? Picking the right gift can be time-consuming, so we’ve taken the liberty of putting together a short list of five ways to show mom you care.    You don’t always have to buy something for mom. Sometimes, a simple act of kindness or service is enough to let mom know just how much you love her. Let’s look closer at some of the best ways to show mom she’s the greatest.  1. …

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2020 Catalog Update: New Born Baby Gift Baskets

Do you have a friend or family member that had a new baby? Have a baby shower coming up? Are you not sure what to give as a gift? Looking for something personalized? Fill out a contact form to request a custom gift basket! Or, check out our baby gift basket selections for 2020. If you have a new mother in your life, she probably will be home for the next few weeks, adjusting to motherhood and her new baby. Sending a gift basket is a sweet way of saying congratulations and that you are thinking about your friend or …

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5 Self-Care Gifts to Show Your Gratitude While Social Distancing

In these uncertain times, self-care gifts become an essential part of keeping a sense of normalcy and sanity about us. Social distancing is tough, notably when you are missing out on holidays, or friends and family birthdays. You can still celebrate and honour your loved ones’ special days by sending a gift, or treat yourself with something nice. Why not a gift basket focused on self-care? Looking for something personalized? Fill out a contact form to request a custom gift basket! Here are five self-care gifts to show gratitude while social distancing. Spa Day Basket for Self-Care Treat a loved …

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When (and Why) to Send Clients Gifts

Your clients are the heartbeat of your business, and sending them a simple gift can be a great way to let them know just how much you appreciate their patronage. Even the simplest things like a gift card, gift basket, or even a set of new wine glasses can say a lot. When you send clients gifts, you’re making a statement: I value you. So, when (and why) should you sent clients gifts to begin with? Why Send Clients Gifts? Why should you send gifts? It’s simple, really. Because it’s a nice thing to do, and makes your clients feel …

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The History of St. Patrick’s Day

The history of St. Patrick’s Day is rich with culture and a wonderful story to share with friends and family. What’s the story of St. Patrick? Where did he come from, what did he do, and why is there a day dedicated to his memory? Here we’ll pull the cover off the rich history of St. Patrick’s Day and maybe even set some myths straight about this March holiday. The Beginning Let’s start at the beginning. The Roman Empire had spread far and wide in the centuries before St. Patrick’s birth, encompassing much of the known world. From the sands …

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5 Easter Egg Hunts for Kids of All Ages

Easter is right around the corner, and you know what that means; Easter egg hunt! Kids of all ages enjoying searching high and low for those colorful, goodie-stuffed eggs, but there are other ways to spice up the traditional egg hunt. These five easter egg hunt ideas will help make this year’s hunt a memorable one. Keep reading to learn more! 1. Easter Egg Hunt (Willy Wonka Style) Charlie was excited to find his golden ticket inside of a chocolate Wonka Bar, and it won him and several other children special access to the Wonk Chocolate Factory. When you’re planning …

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Real Estate in Calgary 2020

With 2019 in the past, we’re moving into an exciting new year of real estate for the Calgary area. If you’re considering moving to the Calgary area or trying to sell your property, you’ll want to look at this guide for a better idea of how real estate in Calgary will perform throughout 2020. Keep reading to learn about market trends and what you can expect throughout the year. A Population Boost Calgary is an attractive area for growing families, so it’s no surprise that the overall population has seen a boost in recent years. It is expected to see …

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7 Amazing Family Day Adventures Everyone Can Enjoy

Family day takes place on the third Monday of February for Alberta, Ontario, Saskatchewan, and New Brunswick. For those of you in British Columbia, it falls on the second Monday of the month. What is family day? An awesome holiday for spending time with the people that mean the most to you. The trouble with these kinds of holidays is that there aren’t many open retail stores, restaurants, and other establishments. What’s open on family day? These seven adventures are perfect for you and your family to observe this much-anticipated holiday.   1. Stay In and Do Some Baking This …

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