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beer giftbasket
Gift baskets are such a perfect way to wrap up multi piece gifts. You put all your pieces in a box or basket, wrap it up with cello and you're done. When it comes to a beer gift basket though, sometimes you have to think beyond the basket! Recently, we...
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Local markets listing – shop local BC markets and discover something new!

Welcome to our local markets listings page! Throughout the year, there are a wide variety of local markets happening in BC. We're fortunate to have...

Make your own gift box advent calendar!

Do you love the idea of opening a gift every day until Christmas? Heck ya, who doesn't?! Advent calendars have been a long held tradition...
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Hot cocoa cones – Santa and reindeer!

Looking for something easy to make and yummy to give this holiday season? Well look no further! These Santa and reindeer hot cocoa cones make perfect...
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Small Business Spotlight – An inspiring story from Dipsy Doodle Designz

Welcome to Small Business Spotlight! Small Business Spotlight is a series that we created to showcase local entrepreneurs who have turned their passions into growing...
Wine Packaging

6 easy wine packaging ideas (and no, a plain brown bag isn’t one of...

You've got the wine bottles, now you need the wine packaging, right?! Gifts of good cheer are especially popular during the holiday season. Champagne, wine...
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3 diy gift wrapping solutions!

Here are 3 diy gift wrapping solutions for you IF- you're short on time! you really need to wrap a gift! you only have...
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Here’s our top 6 cookie bag ideas for your Christmas baking!

Christmas and cookies go together like peas and carrots...only much yummier! After deciding which cookie recipes to make, now you have to decide on to...
Anna is Vice President and Director of Marketing at Essential Packaging Inc. For the past 22 years, along with her husband of 23 years, David, she has helped to grow the company from a home based business into a thriving retail and online enterprise. Her love of creative packaging, marketing and small business life has lead her to the wonderful world of blogging. Now she writes on her 2 blogs, A Beautifully Wrapped Life and A Small Business Life. She enjoys kayaking with her son Matt and hikes with her constantly shedding Yellow Lab Soda. Connect with her by CLICKING HERE Find out more about Essential Packaging at www.essentialpackaging.com