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'from you to me' Blog

  1. Do you really know your family?

    Do you really know your family?
    I always wanted to follow my dreams of running my own business. The loss of my father in 2007 encouraged me to take this step and create the ‘from you to me’ products to preserve priceless memories and stories. Hoping to inspire people to get to know their loved ones before it’s too late I created the journals to create...

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  2. New Year Resolutions for Journal Writers

    Whether you want to start, continue or complete your journal in 2013 here are 5 journaling resolutions to kick off the New Year.1. KEEP YOUR JOURNAL VISIBLEPut your journal somewhere where you will see it so that you remember to write in it.  If you shove it in the bottom of a drawer you might forget about it.  Allow yourself...

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  3. Victorian Christmas

    Before Queen Victoira's reign the British population had not heard of either Santa Claus or Christmas Crackers . No Christmas cards were sent and most people did not have holidays from work.However, the wealth generated by the new factories and industries of the Victorian age allowed middle class families in England and Wales to take time off work and celebrate over two...

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  4. Delighted

    I can’t describe how delighted I am that Practical Parenting & Pregnancy Magazine voted Our Story the best gift/keepsake for 2013 giving it their Gold award.  It is always great to win awards, but even better when they are voted for by the people who actually use our journals – Mum’s and Dads!It is hard to believe that this journal...

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  5. My Thoroughly Organised Christmas!

    My obsession with keeping things organised and maintaining lists for everything is a standing joke throughout the whole of the year. But I really come into my own at Christmas. 

I am constantly surprised to find that not everybody has a ringbinder where they keep everything to do with Christmas.  How do they remember what happened last year and what...

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  6. Best Baby Gift/Keepsake 2012-13

    Best Baby Gift/Keepsake 2012-13
    from you to me are thrilled and proud to announce that we have been presented with a Gold Award at the Practical Parenting & Pregnancy Awards 2012-13!
Our Story childhood journal has scooped the Gold Award in the Best Baby Gift/Keepsake category - wonderful proof that parents love recording and sharing priceless memories and stories. 
It is a fantastic accolade to be given...

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  7. Dear Friend

    This weekend my lovely and beautiful friend Tina lost her fight with cancer. It was an unfair fight – the enemy was armed with a machine gun and she was sent into battle with nothing more than a spoon.  However fight she did.Since she was diagnosed with cancer earlier this year she has been truly amazing. I am sure Tina...

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  8. Remembrance

    I thought of you with love today, but that is nothing newI thought about you yesterday and days before that too.I think of you in silence, I often speak your name, I have your memories in a journal and your picture in a frame.Your story is my keepsake with which I'll never partGod has you in his keeping, I have you in my heart.A million times I`ve wanted...

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  9. Gift Focus article - Olympic Inspiration

    You may know that we work closely with a UK Gift Trade publication called Gift Focus Magazine where we have regular features on our current and upcoming products and campaigns.One other thing we do is for Neil to write an Answer to the Questions that are posed to the magazine in the area of People related topics ...You can see more about...

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  10. Some favourite famous Journals ...

    Here is a list of Sharon Korkes favourite famous journals:1.  The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankThis diary is one that most everyone has heard of.  It's the diary kept by a young girl while her family was in hiding for two years during the Nazi occupation in the Netherlands.2.  The Journals of Sylvia Plath by Sylvia PlathSylvia...

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