Tag Archives: lapel pins

Semper Paratus

Well, we’re mere hours away from August! Another summer come and (almost) gone. But every month has its high points, one a big one for August is when we celebrate the Coast Guard! It’s perhaps not as well known as … Continue reading

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Lady Lindy

July is kind of a slow month when it comes to… well, everything. People are lazy in the summer heat, there aren’t a lot of awareness causes or holidays that need to be celebrated or talked about, it’s a bit … Continue reading

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The Big Reveal

The hoopla surrounding the birth yesterday of the new prince in England has been the obsession of many of my friends over the past few months. Perhaps not quite to the furvor of the royal wedding a couple of years … Continue reading

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Whatever It Takes

I’m constantly reading up on the ways that awareness ribbons are used in our culture to help raise awareness and money for various worthy causes. And also making a point of realizing that certain lapel pins, be they political, religious … Continue reading

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On the head of a pin

Creativity is definitely a must when you’re talking lapel pins. Whether you’re putting together baseball pins, a corporate piece, commemorative pins for an event, or awareness ribbons, you need to keep an open mind, while also thinking small, in order … Continue reading

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Where have you been?

Summer implies a few things for me. One of them is fireflies. I LOVE fireflies. I understand how they work and all, but I swear that’s still like magic to me. Another would be anything and everything outdoors. From cookouts … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: Get New Prospective Leads with Giveaways and More at Your Next Tradeshow

Although many business use internet marketing to get exposure and generate new leads, there‚Äôs nothing like good old fashioned face-to-face meetings to make contacts and get your name out there. Of the many avenues out there, one of the most … Continue reading

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Not just Made in the USA: Proudly Made in the USA

The 4th of July is coming up, and that means you’re going to see the American flag plastered on… well, everything! From clothing to accessories, lawn ornaments to good old-fashioned flags themselves, you’re going to get your daily fill of … Continue reading

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Will run for cancer

I do a fair amount of running. That’s my “extra curricular” activity. My high school gym teacher would be so proud. And when I run I get a lot of thinking done, which I think is true of a lot … Continue reading

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Welcome home, Stanley

There are a few things on this planet that can simultaneously bring people together or divide them completely. Religion, politics, and sports. And today, I’m thinking about the sports part. Last night, here in Chicago, our hometown hockey team, the … Continue reading

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