Pulp Magic: Archive

FEBRUARY 23, 2017
Don’t Throw Away That Empty Samoa Box
By Mary Anne Hansan

Just last month, supermarket entrances across the country were flanked with young sales women in their own version of army green raising money for a myriad of activities, including charity, selling – you guessed it – Girl Scout cookies. By ...

Just last month, supermarket entrances across the country were flanked with young sales women in their own version of army green raising money for a myriad of activities, including charity, selling – you guessed it – Girl Scout cookies. By now, many boxes have been delivered and let’s just say, total indulgence is taking place …

Just last month, supermarket entrances across the country were flanked with young sales women in their own version of army green raising money for a myriad of activities, including charity, selling – you guessed it – Girl Scout cookies. By now, many boxes have been delivered and let’s just say, total indulgence is taking place …

JANUARY 17, 2017
New Year, New (Organized) You
By Mary Anne Hansan Tags paper journaling planning bullet journaling

“Ok, this is the year I get organized.” You may have said this yourself, I know I have. Most New Year resolutions are a triumph of hope over experience but January is still a great time for a fresh start ...

“Ok, this is the year I get organized.” You may have said this yourself, I know I have. Most New Year resolutions are a triumph of hope over experience but January is still a great time for a fresh start and who can deny a person a little hope as winter settles in? The easiest …

“Ok, this is the year I get organized.” You may have said this yourself, I know I have. Most New Year resolutions are a triumph of hope over experience but January is still a great time for a fresh start and who can deny a person a little hope as winter settles in? The easiest …

DECEMBER 19, 2016
All I Want For Christmas is Pulp
By Mary Anne Hansan Tags paper paper and packaging industry packaging

It’s getting late and you can’t decide what to get for that special paper and packaging person in your life.  Don’t panic; there are plenty of ideas out there and we’ve already done the legwork so you don’t have to.  ...

It’s getting late and you can’t decide what to get for that special paper and packaging person in your life.  Don’t panic; there are plenty of ideas out there and we’ve already done the legwork so you don’t have to.  Below is our round up of the best paper and packaging gifts of the 2016 …

It’s getting late and you can’t decide what to get for that special paper and packaging person in your life.  Don’t panic; there are plenty of ideas out there and we’ve already done the legwork so you don’t have to.  Below is our round up of the best paper and packaging gifts of the 2016 …

DECEMBER 5, 2016
Catalogs Bring Quiet to Christmas Craze
By Mary Anne Hansan Tags paper paper and packaging industry magazines catalogs

The frantic run-up to Christmas easily makes the Scrooges among us say “Bah, Humbug!” Not me–I think it’s great! There’s nothing like getting lost in holiday music, wishful advertisements, shipping deliveries and endless commotion! There’s another Christmas tradition that I ...

The frantic run-up to Christmas easily makes the Scrooges among us say “Bah, Humbug!” Not me–I think it’s great! There’s nothing like getting lost in holiday music, wishful advertisements, shipping deliveries and endless commotion! There’s another Christmas tradition that I enjoy as much as Christmas cards: holiday catalogs! I turn to these magazine-like pages to …

The frantic run-up to Christmas easily makes the Scrooges among us say “Bah, Humbug!” Not me–I think it’s great! There’s nothing like getting lost in holiday music, wishful advertisements, shipping deliveries and endless commotion! There’s another Christmas tradition that I enjoy as much as Christmas cards: holiday catalogs! I turn to these magazine-like pages to …

NOVEMBER 30, 2016
It’s the Most Wonderful Unboxing Time of the Year
By Mary Anne Hansan Tags recyclable paper and packaging industry renewable resource packaging cardboard

I received my first post-Thanksgiving holiday order today, and immediately I was filled with anticipation about the gifts I ordered. Would the gifts be cherished as much as the effort that went into my careful selection? Would the recipients who ...

I received my first post-Thanksgiving holiday order today, and immediately I was filled with anticipation about the gifts I ordered. Would the gifts be cherished as much as the effort that went into my careful selection? Would the recipients who opened my gift be as excited as I was when I first inspected my purchase? …

I received my first post-Thanksgiving holiday order today, and immediately I was filled with anticipation about the gifts I ordered. Would the gifts be cherished as much as the effort that went into my careful selection? Would the recipients who opened my gift be as excited as I was when I first inspected my purchase? …

NOVEMBER 2, 2016
History of Voting with Paper
By Mary Anne Hansan Tags paper paper and packaging industry packaging

When you vote this Election Day, it’s good to remember that you’re taking part in a ritual of democracy with a rich history. In the United States, the methods of voting have evolved significantly but one thing has remained constant ...

When you vote this Election Day, it’s good to remember that you’re taking part in a ritual of democracy with a rich history. In the United States, the methods of voting have evolved significantly but one thing has remained constant – Americans cast their votes on paper. Paper ballots have been used in this country since before there was a ...

When you vote this Election Day, it’s good to remember that you’re taking part in a ritual of democracy with a rich history. In the United States, the methods of voting have evolved significantly but one thing has remained constant – Americans cast their votes on paper. Paper ballots have been used in this country since before there was a country.