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How Game Night is Becoming the Rage in Many U.S. Cities

As people look for more and more ways to socialize beyond their computer screens, Game Night delivers. Monopoly. Chess. Battleship. Poker. Cranium. Cribbage. Trivial Pursuit. Quiz Night. Candyland. Yes, that’s … Read More

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History of the Drinking Flask

An American icon remains popular, even today. Throughout history, evidence has proven the popularity of drinking flasks. These durable containers capable of carrying beverages over long distances are first created … Read More

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Genealogy Second Most Popular Hobby in America

Tracing your ancestry -also known as genealogy- is almost as popular a hobby in the United States as gardening. And more Americans enjoy gardening than any other hobby! Ancestry sites … Read More

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The Meaning of Christmas Colors

Silver and gold, silver and gold; mean so much more when I see Silver and gold decorations on ev’ry Christmas tree -Johnny Marks, Songwriter What are the colors traditionally associated … Read More

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For the Love of Chess

If you’re an avid chess player, chances are your brain is different from other brains. Studies show that playing chess provides impressive benefits to our brains. Like those of grandmaster … Read More

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Custom Mugs for Hot Drinks

Do you know there’s a science behind the benefits of hot drinks? Take a sip and you’ll see! Pick your poison – whether it’s a cuppa joe or hot chocolate; … Read More

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Personalized Hostess Gifts

Whether you’re invited to a holiday party, a dinner party or an overnight stay, the customary thing to do is give the hosts a gift as a way of showing … Read More

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How to Choose a Memorial Urn

Choosing an urn for a loved one’s remains is a beautiful way to honor their memory. Not only do aesthetic sensibilities come into play when deciding which type of urn … Read More

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The Rich History of Paperweights

A paperweight is a decorative weighted object made to hold down sheets of paper on a desk or table. According to the Glass Paperweight Foundation however, (yes, there is such … Read More

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Ask PlaqueMaker – Products Made from Bamboo

Customer: Why do you feature so many products made from bamboo? PlaqueMaker: As a material, bamboo is a very popular choice with our customers – who really love it. Lightweight and … Read More

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