Kelly Black

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4 Great Gifts to Send to Newlyweds When You Can’t Be at the Wedding

Posted by Kelly Black on June 9, 2017

They finally did it - your friends are getting married! You’re so excited to celebrate them and the start of their new life together at their upcoming wedding. And then it happens...
Your boss says that you have to be at a conference the same weekend as the wedding and you can't get out of it. What do you do?

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An Open Letter to Realtors: Give Personalized Wine

Posted by Kelly Black on June 9, 2017

Dear Realtors:

Let me give you some really quick advice that will set you apart from everyone else selling homes in your area: Give a real estate closing gift of wine to your clients.

When you want to give a realtor gift to clients who recently purchased a home, give wine.  When you want to give a gift to clients who recently sold their home, give wine. I have moved twice in the last dozen years. Two different states and three different Realtors later, and I’m telling you - give wine to your clients.

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Four Ways You Can Use Wine to Say “Welcome Home”

Posted by Kelly Black on May 26, 2017

Home may be where the heart is, but moving your heart from one home to another can be really stressful. The packing, the cleaning, the unpacking, the cleaning, the redecorating, the cleaning. 

There’s a lot going on.

One of the best gifts you can give the new homeowners you know is the gift of relaxation. And what says, “Sit down and relax” better than wine? Here are four ways you can use wine to celebrate a friend’s new home.

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4 Ways to Get Classmates to Come Back for Your Reunion

Posted by Kelly Black on May 25, 2017

We all had “The Breakfast Club” in our high schools.

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4 Unique Occasions to Celebrate with Champagne

Posted by Kelly Black on May 25, 2017

If you only think about gifting champagne during the holidays or for a wedding, think again! There are so many things to celebrate in life, and the gift of champagne can be used to mark each of them in a special way.

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Cheers to Retirement: 5 Ways Wine Can Class Up Your Retirement Party

Posted by Kelly Black on May 25, 2017

Retirement used to be a sure thing. Like clockwork, it would come when people turned 65 and set them free from the chains of work so that they could live out the rest of their lives doing what they wanted to do.

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Celebrating with Your Dad on Father’s Day

Posted by Kelly Black on May 25, 2017

“That’s what I do. I drink and I know things.- Tyrion Lannister, Game of Thrones

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Is Wine Vegan?

Posted by Kelly Black on May 24, 2017

No, wine is not vegan. It’s easy to assume that wine is vegan because the primary ingredient in wine is grapes. However, as most vegans know, it’s just as important to know how food and drinks are made and as it is to know the ingredients found in them. 

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An Open Letter: 4 Ways to Take Your Reception Decorations to the Next Level

Posted by Kelly Black on May 24, 2017

To all the brides-to-be:

Just a few years ago, I was where you are now – planning, prepping, doing everything I could to make sure every detail of my wedding reception was just right. It’s hard work to pull it all together into the reception that you’ve been dreaming about.

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Going from Beer to Wine: Celebrating a College Graduation the Right Way

Posted by Kelly Black on May 24, 2017

The day that someone graduates from college is significant for two reasons: the fun is ending and the real world is beginning. 

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