Thursday, December 31, 2009

Fed Ex Branches Out

My Fed Ex guy and I are on a first name basis. As a blogger who reviews products I receive packages at least 4 times a week.

We have all come to count on Fed Ex to get our packages to their destination now, Fed Ex has a blog called Out of Office!

FedEx Office launched the Out of Office blog to help get you started with everything from for invitations and place cards to tips on how to turn your child’s artwork into a notebook, large poster, or thank you notes.

The “Out of Office” Blog is intended to facilitate ideas, creative thinking, and respectful dialogue around projects in one of several categories, including:
  • Excellent Events features projects and tips for planning creative and stylish events – such as dinner parties, garage sales and birthday celebrations.
  • Holiday Hints highlights our twist on holiday-specific ideas, including personal gifts, decorations, and more.
  • Home Helper provides unique tips and tricks to decorate or organize your home.
  • Parent Projects give proud moms, dads, grandparents and more creative ways to repurpose children’s artwork, crafts and other mementos into lasting home d├ęcor and memorabilia.
  • Watercooler Wisdom offers you tips to incorporate style and organization into your work environment.
  • Business Builder highlights unexpected solutions for challenges faced by businesses large and small.
  • Templates & Tools houses downloadable templates and idea instructions for some of our projects.

While the blog is fairly new, there are tons of interesting and creative ideas such as this one about reusing your child's artwork. My kids come home with so many cute, fun things they make in school. Some I store in a portfolio I have for each, some I put away with holiday decorations to bring out the next year, and some I toss. However, I am always looking for a new way to save their artwork and will be using this one for years to come.

There is also a fabulous idea on how to use your left over holiday paper all year long. I will be using this too!!

You can subscribe to the blog and follow them on Twitter.

I've subscribed and while I haven't left a comment yet, I plan on it! Hope to see you there. Enjoy!

 “I wrote this review while participating in a blog tour campaign by Mom Central on behalf of FedEx Office. In addition, Mom Central sent me a gift card to thank me for taking the time to participate.”


  1. Thanks for the post and the Heads up!!

    Happy New Year to you and your beautiful family!

  2. I'll check the blog out for the Parent Projects section--I hate throwing away anything my daughter makes and would love ideas on how to repurpose her artwork. Doesn't it just make you feel AWFUL to throw away something your kid created?!

  3. I'm not very crafty, but some of these things are cute.
    Thanks for the information, you are always on top of the best stuff.


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