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Year End Service Stars

Another year is almost behind us. It’s in these final weeks of the year that we all take stock of what we’ve done, what we’ve seen, who we’ve shared it with. We look over pictures, write out holiday cards, give … Continue reading

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Calorie-Free Gingerbread? You Bet.

We’re crazy here at PinMart. I mean for a specific reason, not that we aren’t a little goofy in general. We’re crazy because we collectively agreed to participate in an office “Biggest Loser” type contest right during the holidays, to … Continue reading

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What Makes for a Good Stocking Stuffer?

When it comes down to it, there are very few surprises left in Christmas.  Most people have Wish Lists where they can keep itemized records of everything they want. Many would prefer to not be surprised with a gift that … Continue reading

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The secret to incredibly happy people

Someone sent me an article the other day about the supposed secrets of extremely happy people. I won’t go into it here why I was suspicious about my friend’s reason for sending this to me, because I think I’m perfectly … Continue reading

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We haven’t forgotten

12 years. A whole new generation is growing up in a world now where the events of September 11th have always been a reality. Where terrorist threats are not just a fear in other countries, or a plot for a … Continue reading

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Shanah Tovah

It’s Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. This is when those of the Jewish faith celebrate the creation of Adam and Eve, the Biblical first people. It is at this time that self reflection is given, prayers are made, and … Continue reading

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Out with the old, in with the Gold

Well, it’s no longer “fashionable” to wear white anymore. Labor Day is behind us, the Fall is fast approaching, and it’s time to turn the page. Putting away the shorts and the tank tops, revisiting the sweaters and the scarves. … Continue reading

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We’ve come a long way, baby.

Wow. Labor Day. It takes me by surprise every single year. And it probably always will. But living in Chicago now, it was brought to my attention that Labor Day was actually born during the Pullman Strike, which is a … Continue reading

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From the inside, out.

Well, I hate to admit it, but I think I’ve actually… grown up. At least a little bit. Speaking to a friend today, he was discussing an upcoming day of seminars where he works, everything from leadership training to critical … Continue reading

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As the kids are saying “Right in the feels”

Normally I like to keep these blogs fairly universal, or at least to generalize items, you know, lapel pins, lanyards, challenge coins, general. But yesterday I got word that one of our custom pin customers is using one of our … Continue reading

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