What To Write in a Thank You Note



  1. Always hand write it.
  2. Create outline to organize your thoughts.
  3. Use ink pen (not pencil) and Easton Publishing’s Thankful Hearts card.
  4. Write an opening phrase that communicates the purpose of the thank you card.
  5. Add an additional phrase that further expresses how thankful you are for gift or service.
  6. Finally, build towards future connection and then close.

Potential Phrases to Use

  • With special thanks and much appreciation.
  • Your hard work inspired others to reach higher.
  • Sincere thanks for your extra efforts.
  • You always put so much thought into everything you do…words cannot express my appreciation.
  • With sincere gratitude for all you have done.
  • You’re the best!
  • You made my day!
  • It was a pleasure to work with you.
  •  Thank you for thinking of us.
  •  Many thanks for all you do.

The Birthday Card They’ll Keep Forever

So you’ve chosen that special birthday card and now it’s time to write something profound, clever, heartfelt, etc.


Did you know, the average person takes up to 20 minutes to decide what to pen in that special card?

card21lg1.jpgYou want it to be memorable, convey how you feel about them and above all, make them smile.


Here are some helpful phrases from the famous.

  1. And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years. - Abraham Lincoln
  2. Looking fifty is great–if you’re sixty.- Joan Rivers
  3. Age is not important unless you’re a cheese.-Helen Hayes
  4. A friend never defends a husband who gets his wife an electric skillet for her birthday. - Erma Bombeck
  5. May you live to be 100 and may the last voice you hear be mine. - Frank Sinatra
  6. At 20 years of age the will reigns; at 30 the wit; at 40 the judgement. -Benjamin Franklin
  7. We turn not older with years, but newer every day. - Emily Dickinson
  8. Men are like wine. Some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age.- Pope John XXIII
  9. People ask me what I’d most appreciate getting for my eighty-seventh birthday. I tell them, a paternity suit. - George Burns
  10. All the world is birthday cake, so take a piece, but not too much. - George Harrison
  11. Forty is the old age of youth; fifty is the youth of old age. - Victor Hugo
  12. Like many women my age, I am 28 years old. – Mary Schmich
  13. May you live all the days of your life. - Jonathan Swift
  14. An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have because the older she gets the more interested he becomes.Agatha Christie
  15. The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate. - Oprah Winfrey
  16. The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age. - Lucille Ball
  17. Live not one’s life as though one had a thousand years, but live each day as the last. – Marcus Aurelius
  18. Age is strictly a case of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter. – Jack Benny
  19. You know you’re getting old when you get that one candle on the cake. It’s like, ‘See if you can blow this out.’ - Jerry Seinfeld
  20. We have to be able to grow up. Our wrinkles are our medals of the passage of life. They are what we have been through and who we want to be. - Lauren Hutton

Keep plenty of special birthday cards on hand order them here.  Then remember to add one of the quotes above among your personal sentiments.  They’ll keep it forever…

Have a wonderful day and make it count!