Monthly Archives: June 2010

Win a $100 gift certificate!

We’d love to see how you use our products– so send us your videos!  It’s simple- create a video of your family eating dinner, or a dinner party, or a creative use of the products (see our recipe page for ideas).

Then upload the video to youtube or google video, send us the <embed…> code, and we’ll put it up on the blog and the website!

(On youtube, just copy the code from the “Embed” box—you can find it in the “About This Video” box when you’re watching the video. On google video, to the right in the rating box, click on “Email – Blog -Post to MySpace”. Then click on “Embed HTML” and the code will appear.)

On July 31, we’ll pick a winner, and the winner gets a $100 gift certificate. Lights, camera, action!


Great Get-well Gifts

One of the best get well gifts is easy to heat, nutritious food, and has a selection of get well food gifts.  Nutritious meals and comfort food will help the ill person retain their strength for better healing. But often they won’t have the energy to cook a meal. meals are the perfect gift.

Reading materials and puzzles are often perfect get-well gift ideas. A stack of magazines can be ideal as long as they match the person’s interests. Give a box of herbal teas.  Make them smile with thoughtful and funny gifts, such as a box of chocolate band-aids or a bottle of candy coated “pills” (mints or candies).

For a woman, perhaps a visit to bedhead pjs is in order:

Give them something to look forward to after they’re feeling better–a gift certificate for a round of golf, a few games of bowling, tickets to the movies, a concert or a theme park–whatever it is they enjoy doing when they’re feeling well.

For those recovering from a surgery or other medical issue that does not affect their appetite or diet, create a movie package. Fill an unpopped popcorn tub or popcorn bowl with drinks, snacks, microwave popcorn, seasoning salts, and a DVD (or a gift certificate to a movie rental store–with a note that says you’ll pick it up for them).

When searching for get well gift ideas, always remember that it’s the thought that counts. No matter which get well gift you decide to give the recipient, chances are that they will be very appreciative of the gesture of your thoughtfulness and generosity.