Monthly Archives: April 2013

Celebrate World Penguin Day – with Penguin Ornaments!

World Penguin Day is celebrated on April 25th because this is when penguins migrate northward to a nesting colony. They gather together to stave off the harsh winter weather as well as predators during mating season. Wondering what you can do to honor these flightless birds from the southern hemisphere on World Penguin Day?  Our [...]

Christmas in Ethiopia: Symbolism Amid Fun, Games and Food

Ornamentshop.com’s global tour of the traditions of Christmas has revealed one basic truism: there are many similarities in Christmas customs, from food to decorations. That is, until the tour disembarks in Ethiopia. This African country, home to King Balthazar – one of the three kings – is nothing if not original in how it celebrates [...]

Tie An Ornament To A Paper Envelope For An Unforgettable Gift

Looking for an unusual way to dress up a monetary gift or card in a paper envelope? Personalized ornaments are the perfect complement to your uninspired (but always appreciated!) gifts of money. Not only is it easy to do, but adding a meaningful touch to your gift will show the recipient that you put thought [...]

Life Lessons Learned In Baseball

What is my favorite season? Baseball season, of course! And with “Opening Day” occurring in major league cities across the nation this week and next, have you ever pondered the idea of how baseball mimics life and the lessons you learn as you grow up? Step Up To The Baseball Plate As I looked at [...]