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Reasons to say thank you

We all have a lot to be thankful for and a lot of people to say thank you to. Sometimes the best way to say this is with a thank you card, gift or flowers. These simple acts show your appreciation for the people and things you are most grateful for and make the days of those you thank a little bit kinder.

While we often send thank you cards for the big occasions and moments, such as to teachers, wedding thank you cards, Christmas thank you cards, or baby thank you cards, we believe it’s also important to celebrate every day. That’s why we reached out to our TouchNote customers and asked them, “what are you thankful for this year?”

From the sentimental to the funny to the truly unique reasons to say thank you, we collated some of the best answers. Inspired by these responses, we’ve also created a showcase of some thank you card and gift ideas that we think help to show appreciation for those everyday moments. 

For our loved ones

Many of the people asked wanted to say thank you to their friends and family who provide love, support and happy memories. We can’t underestimate the importance of the community and network we surround ourselves with, or the importance of saying thank you for the strength they provide us with.

  • My friends are loving, fun and supportive. Life would be empty without them. 

  • The time that I spend with my husband. 

  • My incredible family and the ability and resources to spend time and do great things with them. 

  • I’m thankful for being able to see my family for the first time in a year this summer. I’m hoping it won’t be so long until the next time.

  • To have the unwavering support of my family to take on a new job that requires me to spend 4 hours commuting each day. It takes a village to raise children and I love my village. 

  • My mom who is 91 & just survived Covid-19.

  • My family, we are a large family and live close to each other. We have a family dinner once a month, but talk and see each other throughout the year!

  • Love 💞 and support from family & friends as I recover from surgery and go through chemo…. And being able to stay here to keep loving and supporting them back in coming years!!

  • Time with family making new traditions.

  • I’m thankful for my friends and co-workers who supported me through my husband’s 7-month deployment this year. It was the roughest deployment for me in his 18+ years of service. I’m incredibly grateful for all the love and support that I received from those in my “circle”.

  • Cartwright & Butler Sea Salted Fudge (UK Only)

  • A Night For Cocoa Bundle (US Only)

Say thank you to those who mean the most. Send a personalized thank you card using our thank you card templates and photo upload features. Send with TouchNote today.

For our kids

Kids keep us on our toes but also give us lots to smile and be thankful for. So many TouchNoters were grateful for the laughs, distractions and joy that the children in their lives bring to them. 

  • Happy, healthy kids who are back at swimming galas!

  • Toddler nap times!

  • My beautiful children, especially the birth of my baby daughter.

  • My children’s health and happiness and seeing them smile, being able to photograph their happy faces and remembering precious moments. They make my life joyful and I love the unique view of the world they hold and I love it when they are wowed by things I no longer appreciate. 

  • For my gorgeous 3 boys who have kept me going after losing my dearest husband of 20 years to bowel cancer. I am so thankful to have them in my life to keep me going. 

  • I’m thankful for the time spent looking after my youngest great-nephew (11months) Born during lockdown but as we live so near each other I was in a bubble with him and his parents. His Granny (my sister) is receiving palliative care and he lightens the mood for all the family. 

  • The many blessings in my life including my amazing family, the resilience and love of them especially our little girl, as well as the kindness and generosity of family and friends. 

  • My amazing wife and my awesome son!

Baby Clay Impressions (UK Only)

Love And Cookies Bundle (US Only)

Send an extra-special thank you with TouchNote with one of our 3000 card designs or a photo thank you card and a hand-picked gift. 

For staying connected

Many of our TouchNoters were appreciative of being able to stay connected with friends and family. Our international delivery on cards, photo uploads and personalization features mean so many are able to use TouchNote to keep their loved ones in the loop with their everyday lives. 

  • I’m so thankful to be able to be in contact with my Nana by sending her touch notes once a month. She is 92 and does not use social media but her being able to receive a postcard with pictures of me living in Thailand is a highlight for her. She has them on her bedside table. I am so grateful she can follow my work and travels. 

  • Video calls with friends. 

  • Good health, close partner, good jazz and an all-encompassing sense of humour. And a great app to keep in touch with friends.

  • TouchNote for making it so easy to make fun cards with my photos!!!

  • TouchNote, Family, career and peace of mind. I’m thankful for TouchNote because I can send people pictures and let them know I love them—even people that live oceans away! 

  • I am thankful that I could send TouchNote cards to people and didn’t have to go to the post office and mail them. 

  • I’m thankful for TouchNote and the way it makes it easy to connect us to our family overseas. I’m also so grateful for technology to help connect my kids and I to our family over 6,000 miles away

  • I’m so thankful for the ability to be connected with family overseas. Being able to stay connected with my Nana, nieces & nephews who don’t get to see my travels online. They love getting my cards.

Let’s Celebrate Hand-Tied Bouquet (UK Only)

Warm And Cosy Bundle (US Only)

Say thank you to those who mean the most. Send a personalized thank you card using our thank you card templates and photo upload features. Send with TouchNote today. 

Some other fun reasons

The TouchNoters we asked shared so many reasons to be thankful, from funny, to emotional to just a bit random! But all made great reasons to reflect and be grateful. 

  • Summer holidays!!

  • Progress in learning the Hindi language! 

  • My gorgeous dog Fudge who has kept me sane through lockdown. My local dog-walking community. Lifesavers during lockdown and always ready for a chat every day which is a godsend when you’re not working and seeing other people.

  • Netflix.

  • A career in teaching high school that has provided me so many opportunities to connect with people and help them become better versions of themselves.

  • Sunshine. My sweetheart of a dog. My allotment.

  • My family, my friends, the small things…walks in the fresh air, beautiful sunrises and sunsets, the changing seasons, xmas being on the horizon, being in bed when it’s raining and miserable outside. 

  • My rescue dog Peggy and how far she has come in terms of confidence and calmness over the past year.

Send a gift to show your appreciation. Explore TouchNote’s range of quality gifts from your favourite brands, and show your thanks to those you love. 

Positive Energy Scented Candle (UK Only)

Wish I Were There Bundle (US Only)

Whatever the reason for sending, show your thanks to those you love with TouchNote’s range of quality gifts from your favourite brands.

Feeling extra thankful? Why not have a look through our other blogs to inspire your thankful sending:

50+ special ways to say thank you: Thank You Card Messages

TouchNote / November 2021
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