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CARE PACKAGES

Here’s What People Are Sending Their College Students This Exam Season

In CARE PACKAGES

Send A College Care Package Just In Time For Finals This time of year, we see an uptick in college care packages flying out our doors. College students love to receive care packages year-round (after all, what college student will turn down free food?), but parents in particular tend to send them in early November to arrive just before final exams. The gift messages on these packages are designed to provide encouragement…

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What To Give When Life Gives Us Lemons

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This has been a difficult few weeks here in the U.S. Disasters – of both the natural and man-made variety – seem to be coming at us hard and fast. Just when we had wrapped our heads around Hurricane Harvey relief there came Hurricane Irma, then Maria, and then the tragedy in Las Vegas… It’s a truism that when circumstances are at their worst, people are at their best. And right now, most…

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A Letter From Our Founder: Hurricane Harvey Relief

In CARE PACKAGES

Every day at Knack we have the privilege of seeing compassion and altruism pass through our doors. We read the messages of thanks, congratulations and love that our customers write to their family, friends, and business partners and we derive great joy from playing a small role in bringing people closer together. Like all of you, our hearts are broken witnessing the devastation faced by those in the path of Hurricane Harvey….

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Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas Guide 2018

In CARE PACKAGES, FOR HER, FOR HIM

Ask anyone how they feel about Valentine’s Day and you’ll find that most people fall into one of two camps: the “Have To’s” and the “Love To’s”. The “Have To’s” are the people who dutifully punched out paper valentines illustrated with cartoon characters and a half-hearted signature for every classmate in grade school, while the “Love To’s” were (and still are) thrilled to make elaborate handmade paper cards decked out with all…

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Meet The Merchant: Hello Robin Cookies

In BUSINESS, CARE PACKAGES

First came the chickens. Then came the home-baked cookies. Then, the fortuitous text message that encouraged Robin Wehl Martin to launch Hello Robin, the tiny, cheerful bakery in Seattle’s Capitol Hill where she has charmed customers since late 2013. Seattle’s resident ice cream queen Molly Moon Neitzel and her husband Zach had given Robin’s family 4 chickens–a neighborly gift that paid off in a big way when Robin used the eggs in…

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