(words of advice for college graduates … + the starfish poem)
life is too short not to do something that matters art print >> Looking for something a bit less extravagant? This print is also available on a t-shirt!
Update >> Since graduation season is once again upon us, we have decided to republish this post since it seems as relevant seven years later as the day we wrote it. In those seven years, Daniel has gone on to forge a distinguished career in education. And, in my ever so humble opinion, he truly is heeding his commencement speaker's advice and both doing something that matters & helping to save the world. And while I am at it, I want to congratulate two of my nieces who are graduating this spring, Katie and Sami. Two more graduates who I am certain will make their mark in the world!
My son, along with his peers from across the country, graduated from college this year. Our family had the honor of listening to Steven Chu, Secretary of Energy in the Obama administration, deliver the Washington University of St Louis commencement address. Chu, in his own uniquely charming and witty way, told the graduates his “take home message to you will be just one sentence. Actually, it will be just four words.”
“Do something that matters.”
and then Chu added
“Help save the world.“
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Welcome your out of town guests to your beach wedding! Fill these reusable beach wedding welcome bags with everything your guests will need to enjoy your wedding weekend. Think maps, water bottles, sweets, mints, and anything else you can think of. Afterwards your guests can fold it up, pack it, and re-live the memories of your special weekend every time they go shopping.
Last summer we spent months and months searching for beach wedding welcome bags for one of our visitors. Our biggest issue became the cost. At just $6.30 these market bags come pretty close to being affordable even for the bride and groom with lots of out of town guests. Be sure to take advantage of the any of the ongoing Zazzle sales of up to 50% off select products. If you can be patient, these bags do go on sale occasionally! One more thing >> even though the price of the flip flop bags seem higher, you can easily reduce that price to $6.30 by eliminating the design on the back. Simply press customize, choose the back side of the bag and delete all the design elements.
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Have you ever gone onto a site and wondered what products were the merchant's top sellers? We wonder all the time and because we have the inside scoop at most of the merchants we represent, we also are privy to a few trade secrets. So today we thought we would share with you some of the favorites from one of our favorite wedding and party supply merchants, Hanson Ellis.
It really is quite fascinating that personalized plantable magic wishing beans are Hanson Ellis' #1 best seller!