Be Mine With A Love Letter

Be Mine With A Love Letter

Phyllis Inspiration 11 Comments

What better way to say Happy Valentine’s Day than with a beautiful love letter? I just treasure the little notions of love that I have been presented with from those closest to me. Love notes can be elegant or even crafty and fun. Both are a beautiful way to portray how much that special someone means to you. You can …

Traveling the World Through Postcards - Ribbon in my Journal

Traveling the World Through Postcards

Phyllis Inspiration 23 Comments

It always makes my day when I open my mailbox to a handwritten letter from a friend. I have always loved writing and receiving notes and I intend to keep handwritten correspondence a priority in my life. With the speed of technology, it is becoming more and more rare to receive words written by hand. There is still a simple …

Etiquette Guide to being the Perfect Guest - Ribbon in My Journal

How to be the Perfect Guest this Season, an Etiquette Guide

Phyllis Lifestyle 26 Comments

I love the holidays and look forward to gatherings of friends and family. I have been asked by several people to write some etiquette suggestions for being a well-mannered guest this holiday season. Now, I do not profess to be the holiday etiquette queen, but I have learned a few interesting things in my life. Watching guests arrive and seeing …

Holiday Stamps from Expressionery

Holiday Stamps and Fun with My Grandchildren

Phyllis Blog Spotlight 7 Comments

I love the holidays, when I can get Hays and Amelia to our home and have fun creating something new. The holiday stamps from Expressionery are the perfect thing for them to use in creating personalized packages and cards. Better yet, because these wonderful stamps are self-inking, they make little mess and are kid friendly. You can use these holiday …

Victoria Collection of Holiday Cards

A Giveaway to Introduce the Victoria Collection of Holiday Cards

Phyllis Giveaway 133 Comments

Sometimes it seems that preparations for the holiday season couldn’t start early enough. Whether it’s Christmas in July sales or store window displays in mid-October featuring Santa Claus, reminders that the holidays are on their way abound. While there are still plenty of shopping days before Christmas, one thing that can easily get away from us is sending Christmas cards. …

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Take the Time to Write with a Giveaway from Figments Studio

Phyllis Giveaway 73 Comments

My love for writing comes as no surprise to you. From the special joy of writing with a classic cartridge pen to my thoughts on sending a meaningful thank you note, I have shared with you more than once how much writing means to me. It appears that several of you share my sentiments. When I recently posted about how …

Writing a note of encouragement - The Ribbon in My Journal

What Makes a Personal Note of Encouragement so Special

Phyllis Inspiration 21 Comments

I love people who are encouragers! I have a friend that sends cards at just the right time, and I find myself thinking, “I wish I had done that.” It is amazing how a note of encouragement or a letter will transform your day. I tend to be someone who moves way too fast in an already fast-paced world. My …