Come, Ye Thankful People

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Come, ye thankful people, come, Raise the song of harvest home! All is safely gathered in, Ere the winter storms begin; God, our Maker, doth provide For our wants to be supplied; Come to God’s own temple, come; Raise the song of harvest home!

On Gratitude

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A lovely thought as Thanksgiving week begins: Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul. –Henry Ward Beecher If you’ll be traveling for the holiday, be safe. Enjoy!

End of Year Service Recognition – Service Appreciation Plaques

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Many congregations and service organizations like to recognize volunteers as the calendar year comes to a close. Are you planning on doing so next month? If you’re looking for a tangible way to convey thanks, take a look at our collections of personalized appreciation plaques. There are dozens of designs from which to choose, and … Continued

Come and See!

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Come and see what God has done… Psalm 66:5 Death Valley National Park is immense (it’s the largest park outside of Alaska) and remote. The sand dunes at Mesquite Flat are not the largest in the park, but they’re the easiest to get to. Covering a wide expanse, the curved lines and rippled ridges are … Continued

Autumn in the Tetons

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Winter is knocking on the door Grand Teton National Park. Even with temperatures in seasonally normal ranges, autumn comes early and doesn’t last long at high altitudes. This year has been anything but seasonal, with a cold snap plus snow the first few days of October, followed by a visit from the arctic express last … Continued

Remember Thanksgiving

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  “Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.” -Henry Ward Beecher It seems each year that Thanksgiving becomes more and more of a coda: just a little something tucked quietly away between Halloween and Christmas. If it weren’t for football games and the big meal, it might already have passed into oblivion. … Continued

Keeping Volunteers Motivated

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Volunteers are the lifeblood of churches and service organizations alike. We don’t want our volunteers to burn out – and we certainly don’t want to lose them. It’s also important to encourage others to donate their time and talents as well so the pool of volunteers continues to grow. With more people, more can be … Continued

Come and See!

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Come and see what God has done… Psalm 66:5 Indeed! For my money, the White Mountains of New Hampshire are one of the prettiest places I know of to view vibrant autumnal colors. Even at the height of foliage season, with many visitors flocking to the area, solitude can be found at the edges of … Continued

Creative Thinking

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Our keepsakes for godparents were designed with baptism day in mind. Many parents are looking for something unique to present to their child’s sponsors on that special day to commemorate both the ceremony itself and the special bond between child, godmother, and godfather. Then one holiday season, one of our customers purchased a plaque for … Continued