When Should You Mail Graduation Invitations

High schools and colleges limit the number of visitors a student may invite to commencement because of space.  Announcements should be sent to close family and friends who would otherwise be invited to the ceremony.  Include these individuals at other festivities that take place such as parties, luncheons, etc. It is also important to send to friends and family who are too far away to join in the fun, to share the good news of your accomplishment. How to Address the Envelopes The outer envelope, with the gummed flap, is the…

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Thanking

Thanking doesn’t require much thinking. It’s simply expressing appreciation. It is gratitude with an attitude. It is a gift both to sender and to the receiver. Thanking sends a positive spin toward all it eventually touches. Thanking begins with an overflowing heart. One that is grateful for the little and that much more for the big. Thanking is cultivated out of the soil of humility. It treats each breath as a gift. It looks at trials as an opportunity to grow. To learn something new. To get closer to the…

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Personal Budget to Keep Track of Spending

The New Year has rolled around once again and we are all Thankful to God for another year of health and sanity.  If you haven’t devised a plan already, you will want to start tracking your spending so that you can stay on track of your spending with a personal budget. Tracking your spending may be a bit tedious, but it’s best way to find out where your money is going. One of the simplest way to track your spending, especially your cash, is the low-tech/old school way– with a notebook and a pen.  Carry your small…

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