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Share Your Recipe For The Perfect Summer ParTEA & Win!


There’s nothing better than a nice, refreshing sip of chilled ice tea on a hot summer’s day!

SummerPartea Blog v1 Share Your Recipe For The Perfect Summer ParTEA & Win!But after that heat wave we just had, we’re in need of a fun new tea recipe to help us get through the rest of the summer!

Whether it’s a concoction of tea and lots of other ingredients or regular tea with a new twist you’ve added to help spice it up, share your favorite tea recipe and you could win’s Summer ParTEA Recipe Contest and take home your very own Personalized Beverage Server with Stand so you can serve and enjoy your delicious tea in personalized style at your next party!

To enter the contest, send an email with the subject line “Summer ParTEA Contest” to before the contest ends on August 1st, 2012 with the following information:

1. Your full name and email address where we can contact you if you’ve been selected as the winner.

2. Your favorite Ice Tea Recipe and what you love most about it.

And it’s as easy as that!

The PMall Staff will read the entries and select their favorite recipe and the winner will be announced here on the A Personal Touch Blog on August 2nd.

So start trying out new tasty combinations or pull out your recipe book and find that trusty recipe you’ve loved for years – just make sure you do it before the contest ends!

We can’t wait to read all your entries – our mouths are watering just thinking about it!

Good Luck!


“Tales From My Family Tree” Contest Winner Named!


NatGenealogyDay Blog11 300x200 Tales From My Family Tree Contest Winner Named!We loved reading through all the interesting facts the fans submitted about their ancestors, but there was one entry that stuck out from the rest.

A Personal Touch would like to congratulate Alice Link for winning the “Tales From My Family Tree” contest with this amazing family fact she discovered about her grandparents:

My amazing family tree fact that I recently shared with all my nieces and nephews is that three of my four Grandparents share the same birthday. Wait, there’s more - the date is December 25th! Plus, my grandmothers were born on the exact same day. Isn’t that amazing and wonderful! grandparents 001 191x300 Tales From My Family Tree Contest Winner Named!They are all deceased now but what a fun fact it is to carry in my heart.

Thanks for letting me share the fun,


What are the chances that 3 out of your 4 grandparents would share the same birthday? And Christmas, too!? We also thought it was pretty neat that Alice was able to send us a copy of their Holy Cards to show the actual dates.

Thank you to Alice and all the people who shared their family stories (and photos!) with us! We’re happy to announce that Alice can now turn her family tree into a piece of art because she has won her very own Our Family Tree© Canvas Art!

Be sure to keep checking back for more gift ideas, party tips and tricks and contests!

Happy Gifting!

Follow Us On Pinterest!


pinterest 300x75 Follow Us On Pinterest!Are you on Pinterest yet? It’s one of the fastest growing websites and we can’t get enough of it!

If you’re not familiar with the new social media site, it is described on their site as:

“A virtual pinboard. Pinterest allows you to organize and share all the beautiful things you find on the web. You can browse pinboards created by other people to discover new things and get inspiration from people who share your interests. People use pinboards to plan their weddings, decorate their homes, and share their favorite recipes.”

What we love is that you can pin just about anything you find from all over the web, and you can do it from your computer or smart phone, too!

It’s a great place to share and store party tips, gift ideas and anything else you can find and want to hold on to!

We’re excited to announce that has started its own Pinterest Boards and we would love for you to follow us! We’ll be pinning gift ideas, along with fun things we find from the people we follow, as well so come check us out and see what we’re “pinning!”


Share Tales From Your Family Tree & Win!


NatGenealogyDay Blog1 Share Tales From Your Family Tree & Win!Here at, we were excited to see that March 10th, 2012 is National Genealogy Day!

Researching your genealogy can be a rewarding and interesting experience – you may even discover something surprising about your relatives! We believe it’s important to research your family tree and preserve your history by sharing what you’ve learned about your relatives with your family and the entire world!

With the “Tales from My Family Tree” Contest, you’ll be able to do just that!

We want to hear what interesting fact you learned about your ancestors when you were researching your family tree. The A Personal Touch Staff will pick one random winner from all the entries and that person will be awarded their very own Our Family Tree© Personalized Canvas Art that they can display in their home to celebrate their family history!

To enter the contest, please send an email with the subject line “Family Tree” to before the contest ends at midnight on March 19th, 2012 with the following information:

- The interesting fact you learned about your ancestors when you researched your genealogy.

- Your full name and email address for where you’d like to be contacted at if you win.

We will announce the winner and share their winning entry here on March 20th, 2012.

You could tell us about how you discovered that your great, great grandpa fought in the Civil War as a General, or how a great uncle invented an important product that we still use today, or maybe you were shocked to discover your family’s last name was changed at Ellis Island … every story is interesting and we want to hear them all!

Be sure to get your email entries in before the cutoff date for your chance to win – Good luck!

Congratulations to our Chili Contest Winner!


ChiliCompetition 13 300x200 Congratulations to our Chili Contest Winner! would like to congratulate Gary Lackey on winning the “My Chili is the Best Because …” Recipe Contest!

Gary submitted the following entry:

“My Chili is the best because … it was the recipe my dad always used. I have memories of making chili with my dad. We would join him in putting in more chili powder when our mom wasn’t looking. It is still something we treasure and laugh about to this day.”

It’s beautiful memorable moments like this that we strive to create with our unique personalized gifts – we always feel honored when our customers share their stories with us!

For winning the contest, Gary has won his very own personalized You Name It© Bamboo Cutting Board!

Thank you to Gary and to all the A Personal Touch readers who sent in their answers – we had a blast reading all your touching and funny entries!

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