Sweetest Day Gift Ideas

sweetest daySweetest Day this year is on Saturday, October 19th. This day gives you an opportunity to recognize that sweet and special someone in your life. Unlike Valentines it doesn’t have to just be someone you are in a relationship with, but anyone who is special in your life, whether it be a family member, a best friend, or a girlfriend. It should be someone who stands out as sweet in order to get some recognition on this special day. Sweetest Day came to be when the founders recognized how life has became so busy for everyone and people were forgetting to take a moment just to enjoy the finer things in life. On this special day take some time to spread some sweet cheer to those you love. Whether it be with a present, a smile, or just some sweet words to brighten anyone’s day. Here are some loving personalized gift ideas for this special Saturday. (more…)

The Holidays of Fall

The Holidays of Fall from Memorablegifts.comFall is officially here! It’s time to go pick some pumpkins, make apple cider, and watch the leaves change colors. While you are busy enjoying the change in seasons, don’t forget to acknowledge these important days. The holidays of fall are opportunities to show how much you appreciate those around you. The season brings people together as the weather turns cold. For some, fall holidays are all about spending time with loved ones, and for others they are about having fun with festivities, whether trick-or-treating, or carving a jack-o-lantern. Whichever fall holiday is your favorite, Memorable Gifts has a wide selection of personalized gifts for all occasions. (more…)

Teacher’s Day: Useful Teacher’s Desk Gifts

With a little over a month left until summer break, the school year has really flown by. Teachers and professors put in immense effort during the school year to ensure that their students are learning and developing better critical thinking skills in their studies. Even though students are out of school during the summer, many teachers are still working hard, taking classes to further their teaching and education credentials. It can be said that teachers are learning just as much as their students, putting in continuous effort to better their teaching curriculum. (more…)

The Easter Bunny And Its Eggs: Where Did They Originate From?

When Easter comes around, no animal becomes more popular than the bunny. We see it in chocolate form, as stuffed animals, on greeting cards, and various Easter themed items. The bunny has no doubt become a symbol for the Christian holiday, and has also become the “Santa Claus” of Easter, as the pointy-eared friend is said to bring chocolate and toys to children. But where did the bunny originate from? Let’s take a quick look.

teutonic goddess of spring and fertility

Hares and bunnies are said to have appeared in motif art in medieval times, with it being believed that the hare was a hermaphrodite since it was thought to have been capable of reproducing without loss of virginity. This thus led the hare to be associated with the Virgin Mary and appearing in manuscripts and forms of art. It is also stated that the hare was associated with the Teutonic deity Eostra, who was the goddess of spring and fertility. (more…)