The graduation invite arrives in mid-May. Your neighbors' kid is graduating from high school and has plans to attend a prestigious university in a neighboring state. Grad parties are always fun. Good food, lots of friends and neighbors usually show up, and everyone is in a festive mood. And, the graduate is a good kid. You decide that no college-kid-to-be ever has enough money, so the graduation gift decision is easy. You buy a card and sit down to write a touching message before enclosing … [Read more...]
The Greeting Card Poet Blog Archives
Welcome to the Greeting Card Poet Blog archives. Here, you'll find all of our past posts.
The blog was established as a helpful tool for folks who sometimes struggle with finding the right words to express themselves. This might show up on greeting cards, texts, emails or letters.
We've probably all been in that position at least a few times in our lives when you just don't know what to say or write. Sympathy cards can be difficult to write even for the most experienced. Or, how do you say something meaningful, but not derivative, for a best friend's birthday. Graduations, weddings, anniversaries, and holidays all usually require us to put a few words down. That's where the Poet can help.
We've enlisted the support of professional writers to come up with lists of ideas for you. Most of the heavy lifting has been completed for you. Read through the selections, find ideas you like, personalize them, and you're good to go.
Here are a few of our favorite posts for you to check out. "Funny Happy Birthday Messages," "Christmas Card Messages," and "Tuesday Quotes: I Can't Even See The Weekend From Here." Click through these menu pages for ideas, and please come back often.
In this day of social media, we can all use some funny Halloween Facebook greetings. We all remember the old Halloween message after knocking on a neighbor's door: "Trick or Treat. Smell my feet. Give me something good to eat." Shortly thereafter, with any luck, your pillowcase cover was bearing the weight of an additional piece of candy or two. That phrase is great for kids, but what if you want to say something a little more witty on Facebook or on a greeting card? We started with a long … [Read more...]
Do you find it difficult to pick birthday cards? If you are like me choosing a birthday card is not an easy task. In my quest for the perfect card, I pick up many cards, read them and then put them back. A select few get carried around while I make sure there is not a better card hidden in the racks. Some may say the amount of time I take to select a card is a bit obsessive. However, I believe a birthday card, or any card, is a reflection of how much the recipient means to me. I want a … [Read more...]
With the Super Bowl come and gone, the next big event on the calendar is Valentine's Day — February 14th. There's some planning that needs to be done. How to celebrate the big day? Where to go for dinner? What gift to buy? And, what to write on Valentine's Day cards? 6 Tips for Writing an Amazing Valentine's Day Card Let's focus on the last question. The personal messages on a sweethearts' Valentine's Day cards are some of the most closely examined words read each year. Well-written … [Read more...]
Happy Birthday to me! Today, January 26, is my birthday, or as Dickens might say, "I am born." My goal in life is to help folks out when they're struggling to find the right words for special occasions like birthdays, Valentine's Day and anniversaries. We've all been there. You're trying to write a greeting card message that is memorable and will make a friend or loved one feel special. But, sometimes, the perfect words are hard to come by. A Resource Website for Greeting Card … [Read more...]