The Meaning of a Birthday

Since we have an important Birthday coming up this Christmas…. did you know that your Birth is reflected by a particular type of Tree! So if your Birthday is February 16, you are a Cedar Tree and there are certain characteristics that make up you and that Cedar...

Tips for Writing a Dedication Plaque

Finding the right words to inscribe on a dedication plaque can be difficult even for the most articulate among us. The reason for this is because of the emotions that are often involved make it challenging to say everything that one wants to say about a loved one....

A Photo I Love

I spoke to a Woman whose Husband died.  She was so concerned about raising a Son by herself, her mind was racing with all that would be coming at her and decisions that would impact their life.However, her immediate focus was to come up with a positive way to Honor...

Young Entrepreneurs

I started writing a blog yesterday about kids that I met with for a 5th grade entrepreneur class and I was their guest speaker scheduled to talk about how I brought my custom Tree Plaques to market. I gathered facts and links about starting a business, name,...

The Garcia Family

Every family has a story and some of the stories are hard to believe, this is one of them. They were neighbors and very close families. One home had 5 kids, the other had 6 kids. The husband passed away suddenly and within 30 days, the other husband from next door,...

The History of the Tree Marker

Memorial Tree Plaques It was 1975 and I was at a party with 4 close friends. They went to the store, I stayed behind. One block away they crashed and I lost all 4 friends. Life changed forever. Fast forward 25 years later to 1998 and I saw an article in newspaper with...

See You In Heaven, Robert

The Tree Marker I got a phone call from a woman who could barely speak, the grief was so raw it took her voice. She explained her parents divorced when she was young and her Dad never called or visited.   She didn’t hear from him for years and she...

The Very First Tree Marker

I just called the woman who was my very first Tree Tag customer….the year 1999. Her name is Barbara and she dedicated a lovely message to her Mom, Ann. It was a striking coincidence that my very first order had these names since my name is Ann and My Mom’s name is...