Family Tree Gal

Family Tree Gal
Family Tree Gal, Carolyn Calton welcomes YOU!

Motto

In every home, frame a family tree to help strengthen your posterity.

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I am committed to acknowledging connections throughout the generations--past, present, and future--and igniting a sense of extraordinary family purpose in individuals in THIS generation. Let me help you discover your "roots" as well as strengthen the "branches" of your family tree. If you have had painful experiences in your family line, then this is the blog for you! In fact, all of us will see that as we strengthen ourselves, we strenthen our entire FAMILY TREE through the power of our positive influence.

Friday, November 11, 2011

Relief for family, holiday gift-giving decisions


A few years ago, my girlfriend sent us a "Fresh Balsam Jingle Bell Wreath by Valerie" offered by QVC.  Since we had an artificial tree, we hung the wreath inside as part of our decor, and the smell of evergreen trees filled the air.  It was WONDERFUL!  One of the favorite gifts we've ever received.


Since then, we've made it part of our family TRADITION to send wreaths to out-of-town relatives (mother/mother-in-law, sister/sister-in law, brother/brother-in-laws, niece/nephews, etc.)  Our older children also "chip in" and contribute to the expense.  The out-of-town relatives now look forward to receiving their wreaths.  Last year, we sent a fresh evergreen candle centerpiece for our niece and nephew's family.  It has simplified our gift-giving, we have saved time shopping, wrapping, and going to the mail service.  They're happy, we're happy.  It's a win-win.


We did purchase from another online company last year and one recipient said the product was falling apart when delivered.  I plan to stick with QVC now.  

I highly recommend checking out QVC for the "Fresh Balsam Jingle Bell Wreath by Valerie" along with their other time-saving, quality, holiday offerings.  Be sure to notice the variety of SHIPPING dates.


How to you save time and money at holiday time?  Feel free to comment on some of your favorite holiday gift-giving traditions below.
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Disclosure of Material Connection: I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”   Because of my positive experiences with QVC,  I am now one of their affiliates.