Personalized Confirmation Plaque – Confirmation Keepsake

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Yes….we have confirmation keepsakes! A customer told us yesterday how happy she was to discover our personalized confirmation plaques; she’s been on the hunt for something unique to commemorate her daughter’s confirmation day, but had just about given up. All we can say is, Amy – we’re glad your search brought you to our website! … Continued

The Heart of College Basketball

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March Madness is in high gear. This time around it’s been a particularly wild tournament. Countless brackets were busted right out of the gate with Ohio State losing early, more went out the window with other surprising upsets – and there have been quite a few edge-of-your-seat games. No shortage of interesting narratives. There’s one … Continued

Confirmation Verses

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If confirmation is part of your faith tradition, you no doubt remember your confirmation verse. Some confirmands select their own, while in other cases the pastor chooses the verses for each person. This is mine: What’s yours?

Food for Thought

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I remember with fondness the days when entertainers focused on entertaining rather than spouting off on politics or the issues of the day. Just because one can sing or act doesn’t automatically elevate one’s musings to a superior level of importance, nor are these opinions automatically somehow more insightful. When I came across the line … Continued

Melodies of the Earth

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The earth has music for those who listen. ~George Santayana Can you hear the melodies? They are there for all to enjoy… Nature serves up entertainment that will trump anything you’ll find on your tablet or phone, TV or Xbox.

Appreciating Volunteers – Service Recognition – Great Stories, Special People

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We’re privileged to create personalized service recognition plaques for dedicated volunteers nationwide. Behind each plaque is a story, of course. There are the many people whose efforts make the work of their local churches possible…those whose contribution of time and talent help families rebuild after disaster strikes…others who donate their time to food pantries and … Continued

Come and See What God Has Done!

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Can’t say it any better than the Psalmist. Come and see, indeed! And it doesn’t have to be somewhere exotic – sometimes absolutely amazing, wonderful sights are there right on the other side of our own front doors. We just need to take the time to notice them.

Try a Little Kindness

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Glen Campbell recorded the Curt Sapaugh/Bobby Austin song “Try a Little Kindness” way back in 1969. You got to try a little kindness, yes show a little kindness Just shine your light for everyone to see…  Seems we could use a little more of it these days. It’s been a long time since Henry Drummond … Continued

Personalized Confirmation Gifts – Confirmation Keepsakes – NEW

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Confirmation is such a special spiritual milestone…we couldn’t let this season go by without adding something new to our collection of personalized confirmation keepsakes! Now available: two new designs based on a lovely contemporary rendering of a dove. One is in shades of grey – the other is plum with a floral backdrop. The latter … Continued

Personalized Confirmation Gifts – Confirmation Keepsakes

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Is there a confirmation coming up in your family or among friends? It’s the time of year when many young people are preparing to confirm their faith. If that’s true in  your faith tradition, and you’d like to commemorate the day with a keepsake, check out our personalized confirmation plaques. This is one of the … Continued

Erin go Bragh!

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They say everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day, right? I was born and raised in Chicagoland – where, every year to celebrate the holdiay, the Chicago River is dyed emerald green. A cool YouTube video shows this year’s process in time lapse (captured by a fellow who works in a prime location on Wacker … Continued