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Smart Organization for Smart Living

For Professional Organizer Barbara Reich of Resourceful Consultants, eliminating clutter is a way of life. Barbara tackles organization with a 360-degree approach, streamlining the homes, schedules and daily lives of discerning clients. Equal parts affable and type A personality, Barbara’s tough-love approach yields real results and lasting change.

 

Templates for Handwritten Notes

In this age of email and digital greeting cards, it sometimes feels like the handwritten note is a dying art. Yet, there are still those rare occasions when only a handwritten note will do. In case you find yourself struggling for the words to write, here are some templates in three sentences or less that can help you out.

Thank You Card:
Dear ______,

Sentence 1. Thank you for the ______. (insert the name of the item or experience).
Sentence 2. I look forward to using it for ______ / I thoroughly enjoyed ______. (Make a personal reference to how you plan to enjoy the gift or note a memory from the event).
Sentence 3. It was so nice of you to think of me.

All the Best,
Full Name

Condolence Card:
Dear ______,

Sentence 1. I’m so sorry to hear about the loss of _______. (insert name of person or relationship of person)
Sentence 2. S/he was ______ and will be greatly missed. (Mention one special trait of the deceased).
Sentence 3. Please let me know if there’s any way I can help you during this difficult time.

Deepest Sympathy,
Full Name

Birthday Card:
Dear ______,

Sentence 1. Happy Birthday!
Sentence 2. I hope you have a great day, and a wonderful year ahead.
Sentence 3. You’re a special person/friend, and you deserve it! (Give one short, personal complement to personalize it).

Best wishes,
Full Name

Congratulatory Card:
Dear ______,

Sentence 1. Congratulations on ______! (specify the accomplishment).
Sentence 2. What wonderful news. I am so excited for you!
Sentence 3. I hope the future continues to bring you as much success and happiness.

All the Best,
Full Name

Get Well Card:
Dear ______,

Sentence 1. I am so sorry to hear that you haven’t been feeling well.
Sentence 2. I hope you have a quick recovery.
Sentence 3. Please let me know if there’s any way I can help you during this difficult time.

Best Wishes,
Full Name

Written by Barbara Reich · · Lifestyle
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