All posts by Mike Gali

When he’s not working as Cardstore’s editor, and all-around “word guy,” Mike spends his free time writing music or cooking. He likes trying new and exotic foods, video games, movies and all the other things nerds like.

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Be merry and write! What to write in a Christmas card (and still sound like yourself)

Be merry and write! What to write in a Christmas card (and still sound like yourself)

Now that the holidays are just around the corner, and everyone’s getting into the card-sending spirit, one of the toughest things can be trying to figure out what to write in a Christmas card. If you ask me, this a great place for a thoughtful message that comes straight from […] Read More »

4 thoughtful ways to thank a veteran on Veteran’s Day

Happy Veteran's Day - 4 thoughtful ways to thank a veteran | Carstore Blog

Veteran’s Day (which is coming up on Monday) is a day to show our appreciation for the dedicated men and women who’ve served our country in its greatest times of need. We talked to some of the veterans that we’re closest to, and they gave us a few great ideas […] Read More »

A virtual high-five for people who LOVE Halloween

A virtual high-five for people who LOVE Halloween | Cardstore Blog

Halloween can be a ton of fun for both kids and adults. When you think about it, though, a lot of that fun starts with a few really awesome, Halloween-obsessed people who make it fun for the rest of us. This one’s a shout-out to them. Know somebody who turns […] Read More »

5 super-easy, kind of funny, last-minute Halloween costumes

5 super-easy, kind of funny, last-minute Halloween costumes | Cardstore Blog

Halloween is upon us, and if you’re like me, you’re wondering where the heck all the time went since last Halloween. …and if you’re really like me, you’re also just realizing that Halloween is only a handful of days away and you still don’t have a costume. (If you’re NOT […] Read More »

The Ultimate Halloween Playlist – 23 songs for your monster bash

The Ultimate Halloween Playlist - 23 songs for your monster bash | Cardstore Blog

Planning a Halloween bash? Our completely scientific, and meticulously compiled, Halloween playlist can help you get your party started. If you think of any we should add, by all means, please leave a comment! You may also like: The Ultimate Labor Day Playlist – 21 songs for your Labor Day […] Read More »

5 (Potentially Last Minute) Boss’s Day Gifts – and a free printable!

5 (potentially last-minute) Boss's Day gifts | Cardstore Blog

Have a great boss? Boss’s Day is coming up in two days (October 16). If you’ve already planned out a thoughtful gift to show your appreciation for all their hard work, then we salute you. But if you don’t have anything planned yet, and you think your boss deserves a […] Read More »

The Ultimate Labor Day Playlist – 21 songs for your Labor Day party

The Ultimate Labor Day Playlist - 21 songs for your Labor Day party from your friends at the Cardstore Blog

Labor Day started in the late 19th century, as a celebration of the American laborer. It’s still very much that, but it’s also the unofficial end of summer, and one last chance for a warm-weather party. We took these things into consideration and fed the data into our very scientific […] Read More »

5 Summer activities to do (or do more of) before the leaves fall

5 summer activities to do before fall

We may be in the homestretch, but there’s still plenty to enjoy before the summer ends. Here are 5 summer activities that we plan on doing much more of before the leaves fall. 1. Have a backyard barbecue. No need to wait for Labor Day – or even have an […] Read More »

5 completely unofficial tips for writing funny photo captions

5 completely unofficial tips for writing funny photo captions | Cardstore Blog

You’ve taken the perfect picture. Well done! It may be social media ready, but the perfect caption can make your photo even better. Here are 5 easy tips for writing funny photo captions that can make people laugh, chuckle, smile or whatever – along with some illustrative (and pretty entertaining) […] Read More »