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Handwritten Notes

The Pen Is Mightier Than The Printer

Donna Highfill | Posted 11.23.2014 | Fifty
Donna Highfill

I'll admit it -- I was never a note writer. I actually tried to elope with my first husband just so I wouldn't have to write thank-you notes for my wedding gifts. Did I appreciate the gifts that were given? Of course. But I'd rather do without 5.45 sets of china than have to write ten thank you notes.

The One Thing Every Couple Should Do Post-Wedding

Renee Strauss | Posted 11.26.2014 | Weddings
Renee Strauss

No matter how times have changed and how the rules of etiquette have evolved, one important guideline remains (and shall endure): A thank you note is something every gift recipient should send and every gift giver expects.

The Unexpected Thing You Can Now Buy At IKEA

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 09.15.2014 | HuffPost Home

If you visit us here at HuffPost Home even on occasion, you know we hold two things in high regard: Our (unapologetic) love for IKEA -- because, well,...

7 Reasons To Bring Back Actual Letter-Writing (On Good Stationery)

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 11.12.2013 | HuffPost Home

It was hard to imagine back in the days of Lisa Frank paper packs and Ann Geddes calendars that there could ever be a time when stationery would be ex...

5 Ways to Make Someone Smile

Judith Natelli McLaughlin | Posted 08.13.2013 | Fifty
Judith Natelli McLaughlin

If there are people in your life who don't take the time to "stop and smell the roses," or are too tired, too stressed out or too crazed by work to smile, perhaps you can help them.

Where Have All the Letters Gone?

Diana M. Raab | Posted 08.10.2013 | Fifty
Diana M. Raab

Perhaps the most satisfying aspect of letter writing is the opportunity to communicate exactly what is on your mind and what a joy that brings to the sender and the receiver.

Thank-You Notes: Don't Be a Social Disgrace

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 05.18.2013 | Style
Lisa Mirza Grotts

Thank-you notes show that you are respectful, they make you look good, and they are absolutely necessary!