Summer Bucket List

Hopefully everyone had a wonderful weekend celebrating that special man in your lives. We also hope that you were able to use our free printable for your dad but if not, the printable is so cute for any day of the year as a little reminder on how much you care about that man you…

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Did you know?

  Did you know that Busy Bee Gifts does more than just gifts and personalized stationery? Yup, thats right! We also have you covered for all your personalized paper needs on your big day! That’s not just limited to weddings, any special day- birthdays, anniversaries etc. We actually LOVE creating custom invitations, programs, menus (the…

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Graduation Gift Ideas

Can you even believe that we are already in Graduation season? Any season that requires gift giving can be stressful for many, at BBG we want to alleviate any of that stress and make it as easy on you as possible. We created this guide of graduation gift ideas to keep the personal touch in…

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Free Mother’s Day Printable

May is usually the month that has you begging for summer to begin. It’s starting to get so hot that you can’t wait a second longer for pools to open and for school to be out! Or at least it gets pretty hot in the south. Every year I always think about how pools should…

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Teacher Appreciation Tag

Did you know that May 7th is teacher appreciation day? I know! It’s right around the corner and will sneak up on you if you don’t plan ahead. Well lucky for you, we just came up with the best idea EVER! Buy May’s Posh Paper Crate for your child’s teacher!!! I know right? Such a…

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POSH PAER CRATE

We’re thrilled to introduce to you Busy Bee Gift’s NEWEST, EXCLUSIVE and carefully curated….(are you feeling excited yet?!) POSH PAPER CRATE!!!!!!It is a perfectly packaged monthly stationery subscription service designed to delight all the paper lovers in your life (yourself included!) What is “Posh Paper Crate” you ask? At the start of each month, Posh Paper subscribers will receive fabulous goodies delivered straight…

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Kindness is Contagious

Don’t forget to print your free printable tag and use it to bless someone by spreading kindness. These tags are perfect to include in an arrangement of flowers or a potted plant, or even attach it to a packet of seeds. 

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St. Patrick’s Day ~ We’ve Been Pinched

We’re so excited that Spring is right around the corner. It has us feeling all the spring feels and our March confetti crate has added to our excitement! We think you’ll be just as excited about our March crates as we are. You’ll find pictures of all of our crates at the bottom of this email. …

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Cafe Rio Chicken & Dressing Recipe

Here is a link to the Cafe Rio Chicken Recipe. This Cafe Rio Cilantro Ranch Dressing Copycat Recipe is so incredibly good! It is delicious on homemade Cafe Rio salads and burritos.Course: Dip Cuisine: Mexican INGREDIENTS 1 packet Hidden Valley Ranch mix TRADITIONAL not BUTTERMILK 1 c. mayonnaise I prefer Best Foods 1 c. buttermilk 2 tomatillos remove husk, diced 1/2 bunch cilantro fresh  1 clove garlic 1 lime juiced 1 jalapeno we like it SPICY…

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You’ve Been Elfed

Have you been Elf-ed? Join the fun with this Christmas version of the Halloween Boo Game Sometime before Christmas, one neighbor starts the game, secretly leaving a basket of treats together with an Elf sign and Elf poem explaining how to play the game. We have made it easy for you to share the joy…

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World Chocolate Day

Is there a better way to make someone happy than chocolate? Most people would say that there is not. Chocolate is sweet, delicious, and instantly energizes a person physically and emotionally. here is a recipe of one of our favorite desserts! Peanut Butter Meltaway Cake..

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4th of July Balloons

I used my Silhoutte and red, white, blue and gold vinyl to create these custom fireworks stickers for our balloons. If you have a Silhoutte machine you can download and cut out the firework images (files here). If you don’t have a Silhoutte machine, don’t worry you can still make your own custom firework balloons.…

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Making others feel special

If someone were to ask us what we value most, I’m sure that our relationships with our friends and family would come in close to the top of the list. But for most of us—myself included—the way we allocate our time doesn’t always reflect this. At some level, we all know that the way we…

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Father’s Day 2018

As we were thinking about Father’s Day Gift Ideas – LIGHT BULB MOMENT! Teenagers are expensive and they can ACTUALLY do the things that are written on these gift certificates.  So we are throwing it back and doing gift certificates for Dad this year, I will eat 4 lunches at home this week or I…

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DIY LAVENDER BATH BOMB FAVOR

One of my favorite gifts to give or receive are luxury bath products. They also make for lovely favors at your bridal shower or wedding. There are lots of mold and fragrance options available that you can use to match your theme. Better yet, you can create your own recipes. Customize them further to match…

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GARDEN PARTY READY + GIVEAWAY

GARDEN PARTY READY + GIVEAWAY   What a wonderful, low-key weekend it has been! On Friday, one of my dearest friends came into town and we had a girls’ night with a Mexican dinner date and watching Nicholas Sparks movies, followed by a Saturday morning manicure. And on Saturday, I caught up on some spring-cleaning…

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New Arrivals for Fall & Christmas

New Prints and New Styles plus sneak peak at Christmas!  We are excited about the cooler weather because that means scarf season!  The only thing better than a great scarf is a monogrammed one.  Lilly Pulitzer has new products and prints for the fall including an insulated picnic basket and a 24 oz tumbler. We are…

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Personalized Spirit Wear

Whoever said spirit wear had to be boring  or always in school colors never met a Lilly Lover!  Or just some classy mom that wants to cheer for the school team in a classy way!  Love everything we have done for Wakefield High School in Raleigh, NC.  From short sleeve and long sleeve shirts to…

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