'from you to me' Blog

  • 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 you, a million times I've criedif love could have saved you, you never would have died.It broke my...

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  • 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 Gift Focus on their website and you can download their latest magazine by clicking...

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  • Some favourite famous Journals ...

    Here is a list of Sharon Korkes favourite famous journals: 1.  The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank This 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 Plath Sylvia Plath was an American poet and novelist from the 1960s.  She was...

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  • Confessions of a treasure thief

    Traditionally New Year and the advent of Spring tend to stimulate a good tidy up and a thorough Spring clean, but for me September has felt like a new beginning. Children off to meet their new teacher with crisp uniforms and clean lunchboxes, a new academic year (husband is a university lecturer), and a nice new tan from the summer holiday. A taste of outdoor life and sunshine over summer has topped up my energy and...

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  • Gift Focus article - improving your teamwork.

    You may know that we are currently working closely with a Gift Trade publication called Gift Focus Magazine where we have regular features on our current and upcoming products and campaigns. One thing I am doing is to write an Answer to the Questions that are posed to the magazine in the area of Human Resource topics.    You can see more about Gift Focus on their website and you can also download their latest magazine by clicking here.    Our most...

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  • Olympic Inspiration

    Work at the from you to me HQ seems to have taken a lower priority during the last few days whilst the Olympics have taken front stage ... What an inspiration they have been to us and we hope they have to you and the next generation too. Inspiration comes from many directions and we thought we would share just some of the comments and quotes that have raised their heads over the last week.   Hopefully these...

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  • 'from you to me' link with Gift Focus Magazine

    Hello from a wet summer in the south-west of England. We are currently working closely with a Gift Trade publication called Gift Focus Magazine where we have regular features on our current and upcoming products and campaigns. One thing I am doing is to write an Answer to the Questions that are posed to the magazine in the area of Human Resource topics.  You may or may not know that before I set up from you to...

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  • One of the many reasons why we should capture Our Story for our children . . .

    Letter from a Mother to a Daughter: "My dear girl, the day you see I’m getting old, I ask you to please be patient, but most of all, try to understand what I’m going through. If when we talk, I repeat the same thing a thousand times, don’t interrupt to say: “You said the same thing a minute ago”... Just listen, please. Try to remember the times when you were little and I would read the...

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  • The story behind the arrival of the Parent & Baby range

    Inspiring parents to treasure baby memories Helen Stephens, Director at from you to me, was delighted when she discovered that she was pregnant with her first child aged 41.  ‘I was so amazed by what was happening to me, how I was feeling and how my baby was developing that I kept a weekly journal,’ said Helen. ‘Once my daughter was born I continued to record all those lovely details you hope you will remember, that...

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  • New products launched this week ...

    Well that was a busy month we have been having what with Mother's Day sales as well as the launch of a number of our new products! Sadly our new 'sketch' design Journals of a Lifetime arrived later than we had planned so we had a hectic couple of days shipping out stock to Gift Shops across the UK and the rest of the world cumulating in over 10,000 books being shipped out on one day...

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