Llanasa's Blog RSS



2nd Anniversary Gifts - Cotton Anniversary Gift Ideas

Almost two years have passed since you both said “I do” and now your 2nd wedding anniversary is coming up, and as so many times before on occasions that etiquette requires the exchanging of gifts, you get stuck in a gift tunnel vision. An example is the spouse who buys flowers for every birthday, anniversary or holiday. Now don’t get me wrong, flowers are great, and so is filet mignon but I don’t want it for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Get the point? Mix it up, put a little thought into it.

Continue reading




Valentines Day Gift Ideas

 Valentine's Day is a day to show someone you care. It's not a national holiday and if you are single you ae not expected to celebrate it. You never really know how it is going to go until you have been dating someone for a while. You see, a lot of people don't like Valentine's Day, but no one doesn't want to celebrate it. For some people, it is important that they show that they aren't too involved in a “Hallmark holiday”. If you are dating one of these, you need to come up with just the right Valentines day ideas. Thee valentines gift ideas can neither be too extravagant nor too cheap. They can neither be too enthusiastic nor...

Continue reading



New Teacher, New Rules

Yay, the first day of school. How exciting, the butterflies twirling in the stomach – and then you get to your class. You look for a familiar face and meet your new teacher. First impressions matter, remember the teacher is here to help you succeed in school.

Continue reading



A story of rings as beautiful things

A Brief History of Rings Rings first became popular during the medieval years. Rings were typically made of iron, copper, silver, or gold. The material of the ring worn usually indicated the class of the wearer. It wasn't until around the 14th century that faceted jewels appeared in rings. The start of wedding rings has an interesting story. Richard Joyce was among the crew of a fishing boat from the village of Claddagh, Ireland that was captured, he was to have been married that very same week. During slavery Richard Joyce was put to learning the trade of the goldsmith. Through the years of capture neither married. Richard Joyce created a ring for his love with a heart for love,...

Continue reading