April 2012

All of us at one time or another in our lives have had the real joy of celebrating a special day, whether it is a birthday, anniversary, or a graduation.  During this celebration I’m sure we’ve all received lots of great gifts, and cards from our closest family members and friends.  But how many of […]


When I moved away from my family in Massachusetts to New Jersey in 1978, my mother and I got into the habit of sending each other greeting cards for not only every holiday, but for any reason whatsoever. We would come across funny personalized birthday cards, thank you cards, and other all occasion cards in […]


Assorted Greeting Cards and A Big Surprise

by Henry L. on April 23, 2012

Looking back, I remember a time when I had been the host to a fantastic surprise birthday party. It was a 16th birthday party that took place at my home on a Saturday night in March. There was a lot of thought; preparation and planning that went into organizing the event. I sent out invitations […]


Surprise Employee Birthday Cards

by Henry L. on April 19, 2012

It was Monday (not the best day of the week) and it had been particularly difficult to get out of bed that morning.  I should have been in a good mood but I wasn’t.   I didn’t want to be turning another year older.  I was the new person at work and lived thousands of miles […]


A Little Comfort from Boxed Sympathy Cards

by Henry L. on April 16, 2012

It is always unexpected to lose a loved one; to receive that dreaded telephone call that someone special in your life has passed on. No one is ever quite prepared for it, especially when the person who has lost someone is either a colleague or superior at work. It is often difficult to formulate what […]


Corporate Birthday Cards Are Rarely Expected

by Henry L. on April 12, 2012

When was the last time a business ever did something special for you?  I’m sure most of us would have to sit and think about it before something comes to mind, if you don’t, it’s nice to know you are appreciated.  I have given my information to different businesses throughout the years, not necessarily expecting […]


Have you ever worked for a business that gave its employees corporate greeting cards? I have. I enjoyed receiving a special card on my birthday, filled with signatures of people I worked for. I loved opening up my Thanksgiving and holiday cards. It made me feel valued. Appreciated. I knew I was not just a […]


When I arrived in the office on April 3rd I noticed some envelopes on my desk with my name on them. Inside were employee anniversary cards that read, “Happy Anniversary!” Before opening the cards I taxed my brain in an attempt to recall what anniversary I should be celebrating. After giving this much thought, to no […]


Personalized Birthday Cards And A Coupon

by Henry L. on April 2, 2012

I used to think of myself as pretty stoic when it came to my birthday; I didn’t care if I received cards or not.  I am not anti-birthday cards, I send out birthday cards to all of my friends and family on their special day.  Actually one of my claims to fame is that I […]