6 Last-Minute Holiday Gift Ideas You Can Buy Right Online

holiday giftsWe’re in the final gift-buying stretch and if you haven’t crossed everyone off your list, then it’s time to get serious. But, if you’re like us, then the thought of heading out to the mall this weekend and having to deal with the crowds of people and picked over products is not ideal.

 

So, we say skip the madness and opt to give a last-minute online holiday gift that’s sure to be a hit. We’ve pulled together the following list of online gift ideas that your loved ones will absolutely love. Check it out:

 

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‘Tis the Season to Embrace the Warm and Cozy Concept of Hygge, Here’s What You Need to Know

HyggeThe days are getting shorter and the temperatures are falling. For many the winter months are a time of isolation and weariness—but this is not the case for the Danish.

 

Scandinavians are no stranger to long, dark, and cold days, but rather than begrudgingly deal with the winter blues, they’ve found a way to embrace it through the concept of hygge.

 

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Tales From The Pictures We Saved – Bonus Episode: Must-Hear Tips from Professional Organizer Andrew Mellen

andrew mellenWelcome to this week’s bonus episode of Tales From the Pictures We Saved


We’ve spent the past 26 years helping our customers preserve tens of millions of happy memories, milestones, achievements, and events—all of which have incredible stories behind each and every photo.



And now we’re eager to share these stories with you.


In this week’s very special episode we got a golden opportunity to chat with professional organizer Andrew Mellen.


Andrew’s prowess in the organization field has landed him on NPR, Real Simple, Oprah, Martha Stewart and many more high-profile media channels. He’s a larger-than-life organizational expert, speaker and best-selling author of the book Unstuff Your Life—and he’s on a mission to help everyone he meets to get back in touch with their core values.  Follow Andrew on Twitter


Take a listen to the must-hear tips Andrew provided during our interview.


 




Tune into prior Tales From The Pictures We Saved



EPISODE 1: In this week’s episode ScanMyPhotos, as Melissa went through the photo scanning process, she found that a simple mistake leads to a beautiful and touching moment in her life.


EPISODE 2:  In this week’s episode one ScanMyPhotos customer assists a family in the creation of a very special gift.


EPISODE 3: In this week’s episode, we explore a ScanMyPhotos customer whose passion for photography documented a once-in-a-lifetime experience with her family as they traveled to Africa as volunteers.


EPISODE 4: In this week’s episode we explore a ScanMyPhotos customer whose book, The New Grandparents Guide to Technology, helps grandparents create stronger connections and relationships with their grandkids through technology.

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Are Your Family Photos Prepared For Any Disaster?

If your house caught fire tomorrow, what’s the one thing you would save? Before you decide on that difficult answer, you should know that by participating in National Preparedness Month this September, you might be able to save a lot more than just one thing.



 

<p>The logo for National Preparedness Month 2016 with space to customize for regions/states logos.</p>

 

Sponsored by FEMA, National Preparedness Month was created to encourage everyone in our nation to prepare for emergencies—whether it’s a terrorist attack, fire, earthquake or flood. Our intrepid CEO, Mitch Goldstone, is a big believer in being prepared, and it is something he has ingrained in all of us here at ScanMyPhotos. To make sure you are fully prepared, head over to Ready.gov, where you will find plenty of resources.


A logo that reads National Preparedness Month 2017. Disasters don't plan ahead. You can. Around the text there are green icons depicting a first aid kit, a flash light, a battery, a piggy bank, and a radio.


In addition to survival preparation, let’s take a step back to that fire question—are all of the irreplaceable items in your home safe? Most material items can be replaced, but any item with an emotional attachment could be lost forever if a disaster occurs. These items often include those old boxes and albums of family photos—it’s impossible to replace those moments in time once they’re lost.



<p>A graphic promoting National Preparedness Month that has been formatted for Facebook.</p>

 

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