Thank You Notes: An Overhaul

My friend Tim over at That Tiny Website (who, incidentally, is awesome–you should check out his blog) had an awesome idea which HE stole from Jimmy Fallon of writing Thank You notes to various people and things in order to convey humor. This is especially awesome as it illustrates further how totally useless and wasteful actual Thank You notes are.  ...more

Should Your Kids Stop Writing Thank You Notes?

I  am a huge fan of thank you notes.  I was raised to believe that when someone took the time and money to send you a gift, it was the very least you could do to thank them for it. ...more

How To Write A 3 Minute Thank You Note That People Will Want To Thank You For

This particular minor annoyance is not from my own file.  I actually enjoy writing thank you notes, however, it is a task that a lot of people find to be a nagging one, so I decided to tackle it at this post-holiday-high-volume-thank-you-note time of year.My Credentials...more
Amen!!! It's one of my biggest annoyances when ppl, adults especially, don't send t.y.n.! My mom ...more

I Hate Thank You Notes

Last night, I was drying my daughter’s hair with a giant, pink towel. Every time I use this towel, I have a terrible pang of guilt. The towel was a baby gift for my daughter, and I still haven’t sent a thank you note for it.The problem is, my daughter is four....more
I love it!  I am so behind on my thank yous it gives me an aneurysm.  Just yesterday I phoned ...more

Wonderful offer from Shutterfly

I just finished ordering my free notecards from Shutterfly and I can;t wait to get them!!  As a small business owner, every little cent adds I REALLY need that??  You know how it is!  You cut out all but the bare necessities!  Well, thanks to Shutterfly, I can thank my customers for their support this year!  Thanks Shutterfly!! see my finished project!

Thank You Notes: Social Must or Time Suck Bust?

Now that Little Dude's birthday has come and gone, and he's enjoying all the new toys he received as gifts, I'm left with only one last thing to do. Thank you notes....more
If someone takes the time out to shop for a present, or make a cake, or spend ANY of their own ...more

Job Candidates Are Mad As Hell And They Aren't Going To Take It Anymore

Just when you think people care could care less about the stuff that Emily Post and Miss Manners care about--that thing called good manners -- a situation bubbles up that makes you pause. Turns out people who are looking for a job still care about manners particularly when it involves the behavior of corporate executives who interview job applicants and then never get back to them. ...more

I'm guessing the more people there are in the world, most of which have a degree, the less ...more

A first time blog giveaway

So I am having a little blog giveaway.  I would love to increase blog readership, cause I'm creepy like that and don't mind if everyone knows my personal business.  Anyways, if you like free stuff all you have to do is comment on my blog, under the post about CHOCOLATE SHORTBREAD COOKIES AND A GIVEAWAY.  And then in a few days I'm chooding a winner.  And will send that winner the free gift. So the blog is Thanks for reading....Hope to get to know more of you soon. ...more

Show Your Gratitude: Thank You Notes In Words and Pictures

I am definitely sending thank-you notes this year. I'm not in the most organically grateful state at the moment. My school experience ended in a less than joyful way. Money is super-tight. We had to plan a reunion for 120 people today that required a lot of effort from my dad's side of the family, all while we are coping with the worst stressor, that my little grandma's health has taken a sudden, serious turn for the worse since Thanksgiving. ...more

Laurie, thanks for including our digital thank you card project in your post.  We had so much ...more