Make an Impression with Modern Business Cards

What does your business card say about you? Check out why it's important to make an impression with your business cards.

What does your business card say about you?

In this day and age, you may think that physical business cards are no longer that important because you can exchange that digitally but old school business cards still can’t be replaced. It’s traditional but still one of your most powerful networking and marketing tools. It will instantly boost your image by making you look professional. A tangible thing that you can give someone that will make them remember you in case an opportunity arises.

Honestly, I never gave much thought about my business card before. That is until I attended a conference.

You see when everyone was swapping business cards I realized from the hundreds of business cards that one gets how can one make an impression? How can you make yours stand out?

Your business card should represent yourself, your brand and it should reflect you. It’s an extension of yourself so you should make a good first impression.

Do you want yourself to be associated with being “cheap” because that’s how your business card looks?

Make an Impression with Modern Business Cards

Show your creativity, your identity, your brand, your personality with your business cards. Think of it as a visual representation of what you or your company is about. A good business card design will help build awareness for your business. If you impress people with your business card then they will most likely remember you or share it with others.

When it comes to creative business cards I choose to get mine from Basic Invite.

Basic Invite offers great designs that are super easy to customize and order. I’m so amazed by their modern business cards, unique shaped business cards, and foil business cards design that looks classy and elegant. These are the kind of business cards that you want other people to associate with your name or brand.

I highly recommend that you create your business cards now and order from Basic Invite. For a limited time only, they are offering everyone 15% off with coupon code: 15FF51.

Basic Invite makes ordering of business cards and other printed materials online super easy. They offer unlimited color options with instant previews so once you select a design you can change the color of each element on the card to over 180 different color options. So you’re assured that there’s one to match what you want and how you want it down to the littlest detail.

If you want to order cards or invitations, you can order a printed sample of invitations so you can see exactly how it will print as well as the paper quality before you have to place your final order. You can also choose from over 40 different colors of peel and seal envelopes to match your cards or invitations. And if foil is your thing they also have it covered. They have flat or raised foil cards in gold, silver, and rose gold.

Another great feature that they have is their Address Capturing Service. You just simply share a link on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or any other form of social media to request for your friends and family’s addresses which will be stored in your account and can then be selected during the design process.

Now is the time to think and order your business cards. Assess the design and color that you want. Giving out creative business cards is an amazing way to capture people’s attention so make sure that the design you choose will reflect who you are.

Again take advantage of Basic Invite’s 15% off offer with coupon! Just use coupon code 15FF51 at check out.

Visit Basic Invite on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter and Instagram to see their latest designs and promos.

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post on behalf of Basic Invite but all opinions expressed here are mine.

Easy sugar cookies recipe

Easy sugar cookies recipe

Easy sugar cookies recipe

I love a great recipe. I think that  an Easy sugar cookie recipe is just what we need to make our holiday count. We make sugar cookies every year because it is our way to pay it forward and bring joy to others. We love to make people cookies. The reason is simple you make a memory for yourself and your family and you can also help someone else. I honestly enjoy giving these away as much as I like eating them. They make your house smell awesome as well. I can’t address how wonderful it is to do something simple with your family no matter how old or young you are cooking is a great way to create more than a great recipe.

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Eggnog Cookies Recipe

Eggnog Cookies

Eggnog Cookies

Eggnog Logs are very pretty and very delicious but also very simple and easy to make. This is definitely an eggnog cookies recipe that the kids with love to help you bake. My kids love to roll the dough into ropes and they love cutting the dough rope into logs. Seems like young ones always want to chop and cut in the kitchen but that isn’t always an easy thing to accommodate for the tiny tots. You can fulfill their desire and keep them safe too by letting them cut the dough rope into logs with a butter knife or plastic knife. It is just like playing with play dough but they get to eat yummy cookies when they are done. Helping make cookies is also great for fine motor development and you can sneak in a little math and science without any one even noticing. [Read More…]

Free Printable Santa Letter For Kids

Free Printable Santa Letter For Kids

free printable santa letter

Christmas is one of my favorite holidays of the year! I love filling my house the holiday cheer, spending time with family, and I’ll admit it, the presents are pretty fun too. Lucky for me, my 7 year old still believes in the magic of Santa and gets really excited to write him a letter every year with what she wants. This year we wanted to try something a little different. Instead of asking Santa for random gifts, I wanted to try out the 4 gift path I had seen recently. The 4 gifts are something I want, something I need, something to wear, and something to read! So she can pick out a toy she wants, something she needs (like an electric pencil sharpener), a new outfit, and a new book! I LOVE this idea. Not only does it prevent me from going overboard (which I tend to do) it keeps her from expecting too much as well. And anything to promote reading is awesome with me!  [Read More…]

The Best Christmas Tea ever!

Christmas Tea Recipe

Everyone knows that Southern food just can’t be matched…and drinks are no exception.  I had this
Christmas tea a few years ago, at our small-town bank during a Holiday party, and I was willing to do anything for the recipe. It’s that good. Turns out, it’s from a hometown cookbook that’s just about as old as the town itself. So, if you’re  looking for an autumn tea or Christmas tea recipe, you’ve found it. Look no further. Close all those other recipes you’ve got open, cause this is the one you want to go with.

christmas tea

Christmas Tea Recipe Ingredients:

2 Cinnamon sticks
2 TBSP WHOLE cloves
3 Cups sugar (Haven’t made it with Splenda, but I’m sure you could!)
1 qt. boiling water
1 qt. strong tea (REALLY REALLY STRONG)
Juice of 3 lemons (Or lemon juice)
1 cup pineapple juice
1 cup orange juice
3 quarts boiling water (You can sub some of this for apple cider!)


Bring 1 qt water (or cider) to a boil, add cinnamon sticks, cloves, and sugar.  Boil for 5 minutes, then strain out spices.   Add tea and remaining ingredients.  Serve hot or cold!
fall tea

After making this a few times, it’s always best the next day. It’s great fresh, of course, but it’s even better after sitting overnight in the fridge. You can drink this hot or cold. The cinnamon and cloves mesh so well with the tea flavor — and the citrus notes are just the perfect finish. I promise you, if you make this, you will be asked for this Christmas tea recipe, if not crowned the king or queen of the party!

Apple Bread


Enjoy with this easy caramel Apple monkey bread or while you are making cookies.

Easy sugar cookies recipe

While I am drinking my Christmas tea. I am working on my under $5 gift idea

holiday traditions

 What will you do while drinking your Christmas tea?

10 DIY Ornaments to make for your Christmas Tree

10 DIY Ornaments to make for your Christmas Tree



Christmas time is here, can you guys believe it!? I am getting out all of my decorations on Friday and plan on spending the day putting the up while sipping on hot chocolate and jamming out to some Christmas songs. My favorite part of decorating for Christmas and putting up the tree! Every year my family and I make a new ornament for our tree so we can remember that particular year. It’s one of my daughters favorite traditions so we usually let her pick out the ornament we are going to make each year. So with that in mind I thought I would share with you some of the best DIY ornaments that we found from across the web while searching for the perfect ornament for our family. Perhaps your family perfect DIY ornament is right here on this list! Lets check them out: [Read More…]