Category Archives: College

Information and humor about college….plus a few ideas on how to cheer your college student up (yes, we do suggest sending one of our college care packages!)

First Year at College: A Care Package Created Just for Freshman!

Light seeps under the dorm room door. It’s past midnight. Your first born’s stomach mews pathetically for food. The tiny rented refrigerator is empty. Without warning, whitewashed recollections of home and family overwhelm your child. He reaches for his phone … Continue reading

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College Care Package Ideas and Tips

What did the buffalo say to his son when he was leaving for college? Bison!                          Even if your child was biting at the bit to get to college … Continue reading

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Thinking About Moving in to a Sorority House? 4 Reasons Why You Should!

Regina Gasser (my niece!) sums up why she found living in a sorority house pretty darn nice. Sororities aren’t for everyone. They can be loud, will demand lots of your time & attention, and can sometimes get messy (much like kids). Part … Continue reading

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Breakfast Care Package: Think Outside the Cereal Box!

  According to the NDP’s Morning Mealscape2011 study  28% of males between 18 & 35 and 18% of females in that age group skip breakfast! Mirth in a Box decided to come up with a college care package that might coax … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Quotes Coffee Mug

Ahh! So excited to get these great coffee mugs in! Each mug has over 2 dozen immortal quotes from classic movies such as, “You talkin’ to me?“, “I have always depended on the kindness of strangers“, and “Plastics.” These stellar … Continue reading

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Dorm-ganizing: Organizing Your College Dorm Room

The college dorm provides unique organizing challenges.  It’s a small space, usually shared by two students, that must function for work, storage, relaxation and play. Also, any organizing structures can’t be too permanent. Here are some recommendations. 1. Know Before … Continue reading

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College Graduation Quotes

Know someone who is graduating from college this year? Not only will they be getting a nice diploma but they’ll be getting lots of advice. Here’s some pearls of wisdom I thought were particularly appropriate: To those of you who … Continue reading

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Final Exams Got You Down? Let Albert Einstein Cheer You Up!

How is it possible that a man whose name is synonymous with genius can make me feel so good about myself? Here’s a few of my favorite quotes by Albert Einstein for all those suffering through final exams: A person … Continue reading

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5 Great Quotes About College

Sigh! Spent most of my time at college counting the days until I graduated. Looking back…those were fun times! Cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.Mark Twain College is a refuge from hasty judgment.Robert Frost College is a … Continue reading

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Karen Nemiah on Stuffing Those Christmas Stockings with Fun

Well, well. Even that clever, clever Karen Nemiah has difficulty playing Santa Claus. Thanks for the post, Karen!   Is it THAT time of the year already?  THAT time when I am supposed to be prescient, generous and miraculous all … Continue reading

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