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Martin’s Murmur

Our boy went to the cardiologist yesterday to have his heart murmur checked out. Turns out it’s grade 5 and it’s pretty serious. The doctor said it was good we came in because he could have cardiac arrest at any moment from the looks of his echocardiogram. (NOTE: Video below is just 37 seconds long.) […]

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The Pet Elite Magazine – Fall 2008

The Pet Elite, Pet Fashion Week New York issue, featured Verysupercool cards in their Sustainable Style section! September 1, 2008 – Verysupercool cards were prominently featured in The Pet Elite magazine’s Sustainable Style: Ideas for an eco-friendly renovation Fall 2008 issue.  Of course they chose to feature Bella’s card, everyone’s favorite French Bulldog puppy. (see […]

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Stationery Trends Magazine – Summer 2008

I’m so excited to announce that my very first column came out in the summer issue of Stationery Trends Magazine. I was honored when the editor, Sarah Schwartz, approached me to write an ongoing green column: The Green Room. (Of course I managed to work my dog Martin into my head shot photo. Sarah, an […]

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Oh, I Wanna Be A Dog!

Peter Alsop is a wonderful singer/ songwriter that I’ve listened to for years. Oddly enough I started listening to his music while I was in college. My friends thought I was a little strange, but something about hearing a bunch of kids singing songs like “Whad ‘ya Wanna Do?“, “Bored, bored, bored“, “Sandwiches“ and “I […]

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Entrepreneur.com – Entrepreneurs Flourish in Austin, Texas

Michelle Anton, blogger for WomenEntrepreneur.com, has awesome taste in greeting cards! Entrepreneurs Flourish In Austin, Texas as seen in www.womenentrepreneur.com written by Michelle Anton When I told my daughter that Austin must be doing something right, she said, “Austin Powers?” Once I stopped laughing I was able to share stories about a few new business […]

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Stationery Trends Magazine – Premiere Issue

Verysupercool cards are prominently featured in the premiere issue of Stationery Trends Magazine, a hip, new trade publication that focuses on greeting cards, gifts, and all things stationery! Stationery Trends Magazine will be making it’s big debut at the National Stationery Show next week and we’re so excited to be a part of it! Shades […]

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Green Printer ranks Verysupercool #1

Thank you Green Printer for ranking Verysupercool #1! We really appreciate being appreciated! Seven Ways Business is Green-ing Our World: One paper product at a time The big names cannot help but pump out more sustainable paper products on an almost weekly basis. From biology college textbooks gone green to carbon friendly greeting cards, we’ve […]

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Matter Network – Greenest Little Greeting Card In Texas!

Posted by Thursday Bram for the MatterNETWORK.com: Verysupercool: Greenest Little Greeting Card In Texas Verysupercool, a greeting card company out of Austin Texas, is Carbonfund.org’s poster child. They are one of only two greeting card companies that were featured in the May/June issue of Greetings etc. magazine that use only 100% post-consumer waste paper. And […]

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Corporate Social Responsibility: Carbonfund.org Press Release

(Released from Carbonfund.org via The Corporate Social Responsibility Newswire) Greetings etc. Magazine’s Eco-Edition Showcases Verysupercool’s Greeting Cards Made Greener with Carbonfund.org (CSRwire) AUSTIN, TX – May 7, 2008 – In partnership with Carbonfund.org, Verysupercool announced today the success of its green greeting cards, which were featured in the March/April edition of Greeting etc., a prominent […]

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Lucy-Lu, the lovely little lady…

Pet Passions: Chasing birds and squirrels, long walks, snuggling anytime, any where, but preferably in someone’s lap, ANY lap! Pet Peeves: Loud people, loud and high pitched noises and singing up close. She really doesn’t like it if someone tries to sing a Whitney Houston song to her, especially “I Will Always Love You”. It […]

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Bill Smith is my new hero!

Let’s Make Puppy Mills Illegal! Puppy mills are not illegal, but they should be. I watched Oprah yesterday, it was a very painful but important show about the Puppy Mill Industry. There are as many as 10,000 puppy mills operating in the United States. It’s a disgrace. Lisa Ling joined Bill Smith, founder of Main […]

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Eliot, the intellectual golden…

Pet Passions: Water and tennis balls. Tennis balls and water! Oh, and of course rough housing with his much younger brother Morgan, and swimming every chance he can get! Pet Peeves: When it’s raining and we can’t play outside. Breed: Golden Retriever Age (at time of photo session): 10 years

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Verysupercool Is Verysupergreen

Greetings Etc Eco-Edition Showcases “Green Cards” AUSTIN, TX – March 13, 2008 – Verysupercool today announced that their line of green greeting cards are featured in the latest edition of the most prominent stationery trade magazine in the country, Greeting etc. In their most comprehensive Eco-Friendly issue to date, Verysupercool was one of only two […]

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Greetings etc Magazine – Mar/Apr 2008

Eco – Friendly Merchandise Issue Features Verysupercool March 1, 2008 – Greetings etc. features Verysupercool cards in their Eco-Friendly Merchandise issue, their greenest publication to date. Kathy Krassner, Editor-in-Chief, talks about the Green Scene and how “being green can also help your business stay in the black!”

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Going Bonkers for Whole Foods Market!

Bonkers, one of our most popular cards, is now larger than life at the Whole Foods Market flagship store! We are so excited to unveil our new Verysupercool display, which has Bonkers keeping a watch over the freshly groomed and recently expanded pet aisle. Whole Foods has done an amazing job of repackaging the entire […]

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Girl Scouts are Verysupercool!

Verysupercool had a visit from some of the cadettes from Girl Scout Troop #1895 yesterday. I explained how printing on 100% post consumer recycled paper is just the beginning of being a green and sustainable company. They learned that we partner with Co-op America, Carbonfund.org and Trees for the Future to make the world a […]

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