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What Your Choice of Beer Says About Your Personality

A beer might be just a beer to you, but the kind of beer you typically drink can be as telling about your personality as the clothes you wear, the car you drive, or the political party you support—at least according to major consumer research firms. So what does your brew of choice say about you? Read on and see:

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Our Top 9 Groomsmen Gift Ideas

What to Get For Your Groomsmen Gifts

If you've got a wedding coming up soon you've probably struggled with the question of what to get for your groomsmen gifts. We get it: it's not easy to find gifts that strike a balance between unique (i.e. not something lame like matching ties) and reasonably-priced while still checking the "personalized" box. Over the last few years, helping our customers...

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15 Interesting Facts About the US Military

There’s no doubt the US has the most powerful military in the world, with almost 1.5 million active personnel and billions of dollars’ worth of equipment and weaponry. And after nearly 250 years of existence, the US military boasts a rich history full of heroism, sacrifice, and some fascinating trivia—like these 15 interesting facts you probably didn’t know:

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Birthday Gifts They Won't Forget

When most people think about personalized gifts, they think monogrammed bathrobes or photo coffee mugs—in other words, nice enough but not super special. This year, why not upgrade your gifting with a personalized birthday gift that will wow your buddy, your mom, your husband, or whoever’s on your gift list? Take a look below at some ideas for a special birthday gift they’ll never forget:  

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Meals in the Military -- What Do Our Troops Eat?

Meals in the Military: What Do Our Troops Eat?

When you sit down to a nice home-­cooked meal, freshly prepared lunch, greasy combo from the nearest fast food joint, or anything delicious and filling, the last thing on your mind is probably what everyone else is eating. But for members of the armed forces, almost every meal abroad comes with a side of cravings for something special back...

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Top Valentine's Day Gifts for 2017

Flowers, candy, and jewelry are nice, but nothing says “I have no imagination” or “I procrastinated until Feb. 13” like cliché Valentine’s Day gifts. So whether you’re trying to wow a new love on your first V­-Day together or looking to surprise your longtime love with unexpected thoughtfulness, check out this list of unique Valentine’s Day gifts (for men and women) that are sure to...

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New Years, New Beers

8 Festive Beers to Kick Off the New Year: New Year’s Eve has come and gone, but that doesn’t mean the celebration has to end. A new year means a chance to try new things, so instead of making resolutions that you know won’t stick, why not resolve to check out these festive beers from some of the top craft breweries in the US?

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Customizing Your Groomsmen Gifts

We've recently added some cool updates to our website's capabilities so we figured a video was the easiest way to explain things -- take a look and let us know what you think. This how-to video will apply to almost all the products listed in our run-down of our Top 9 Groomsmen Gifts which you can see by clicking on the blue underlined text.

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5 Things You Never Knew About Thanksgiving and the Military.

Through peace and war, at snowy home bases and hot desert deployments, with ample food supplies and without, the US military has found a way to celebrate Thanksgiving for over a hundred years. Considering how much planning and effort goes into a holiday meal for the average family, whipping up a feast for a mess hall full of service members would seem to require a miracle. How the military...

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How to Build the Perfect Military Care Package

What do you do when you run out of snacks or soap or lip balm? You run down to the store!

For our troops overseas, it’s not that easy, especially those stationed in remote areas where the nearest corner store is hundreds of miles away.  Sending care packages filled with necessities is a great way to support the troops. And it’s even better when you include treats, entertainment, and...

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7 Crazy Myths About the Military

Everyone loves a juicy conspiracy theory, especially the kind that strikes the perfect balance of ridiculousness and plausibility. The military in particular has been subject to some pretty outlandish myths through the years, many of them persisting no matter how many times they’re debunked. Here are 7 of the craziest we’ve heard, in no particular order of absurdity (although we have to admit,...

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13 Great Uses For Beer Besides Drinking It

If you ask us, our idea of Beer Heaven is cracking open a cold brew on a hot day. In addition to the refreshing quality of a good beer, we love it for its versatility too. You can use beer for all sorts of cooking and life hacks. (But there’s still one thing beer can’t do—open itself—which is where our customized Bullet Bottle Openers come in handy.)

Take a look below at 13 great uses for...

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How We Turn Our Bullets Into Bottle Openers

The first thing people ask us when they see our bullet bottle openers is, “How can I get one?” The second thing they ask is, “How do you make them?” In fact, at Bullets2Bandages we spend so much time answering the question of how we make our bullet bottle openers, that we figured we might as well take a minute to answer the question here.  


So if you’re curious, read on for a brief overview...

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Materials you need to build the perfect home bar

It finally happened even though you swore it never would. You reached a point in your life where the bar scene just doesn’t cut it anymore. Maybe you’re locked down and out of the dating pool or maybe you want to protect what structural integrity your eardrums have left.

Either way, you don’t have to say goodbye to your buddies. Build yourself a home bar and invite them over. Not much beats a...

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Top 16 San Diego Breweries for You and Your Dog

One of the best parts about living in San Diego is the fact that we've got some 115 (and counting) craft breweries within SD County borders, ranging in size from nationally-known big boys like Stone and Ballast Point down to hole in the wall -- yet equally tasty -- spots like Groundswell and Pure. With the city being very dog-friendly across the board, it's no surprise that a lot of the best...

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