From the category archives:


Watch This! Wednesday: Inlu 25th (Month) Anniversary Flashback!

October 5, 2011

As we head full steam into October, we want to take the time to let you know that all this month, we’re celebrating YOU our users and our Inlu experiences over the past two years (25 months actually). All month, we’ll be bringing you bits and pieces that will celebrate what you have done as [...]

Read the full article →

Inlu + Fundraising = Easy, In Lieu of Writing and Collecting Checks!

August 27, 2011

If you want to put the FUN back in fundraising, consider using Inlu to collect contributions from families and extended families of students! Whether it’s an extracurricular group or a classroom list, Inlu is an easy, life-simplifying option for parents who are UBER BUSY. How it works: In lieu of hosting, coordinating and planning a [...]

Read the full article →

It’s Friday! Inlu Happy Moment: Justin Bieber & Jimmy Fallon

July 1, 2011

Happy Friday. You deserve a serious LOL. Can’t say much to introduce this except, enjoy!

Read the full article →

Winter Dreaming: 11 Idyllic Inlu Group Gifts

January 25, 2011

Well, it’s a tad cold up in the Northeast. And I’m kind of over the frozen fingers and ice blocked toes. I’m inside, wearing a beanie, a scarf and a sweater. It’s not my favorite time of year. It’s not really anyone’s idea of a good time to watch the temps drop to well below [...]

Read the full article →

Big Lessons from a Little Gift Receipt

January 20, 2011

Ok, so I’m cleaning out my wallet and find a receipt from a birthday party my 5 year old daughter attended.  We had no idea what to give the birthday girl, but knew she loved princesses.  So, we do the mad dash to Kmart to pick up a grab-and-go gift… my daughter insists on getting [...]

Read the full article →

6 Ways Inlu is Here for YOU in 2011

January 7, 2011

It’s one week into 2011, and long after the fizzy drinks have gone flat, our Inlu goals for 2011 beam down from neon notes on the wall. This year, we are committed to a continuing dream that we can help our users: 1. To simplify. In lieu of running around, writing checks and all that [...]

Read the full article →

Etiquette, a la Inlu (Part 3-of-5)

November 12, 2010

Monica chats etiquette surrounding asking friends to pitch in for a group gift or donation. To get up to speed, visit previous posts #1 and #2. Don’t feel like clicking back in time? No prob…start right here! Etiquette FAQ: What if my guests want to contribute to an Inlu but don’t have credit cards or [...]

Read the full article →

Thanksgiving: Do Good in Your ‘Hood!

November 2, 2010

It’s  already November! Thanksgiving is well on its way. This year, Inlu would like to suggest inviting local kids to collect food from neighbors. We’ve outlined an easy, fun way to rally support for your local food shelf in three easy steps: Step 1: Create an Inlu. Call it something like “Our Neighborhood Food Drive” [...]

Read the full article →

Inlu Explained (Like Totally)

October 11, 2010

Ok, so many people have asked “how did you come up with the idea for” and we say, well, it kind of found us. As busy moms we found ourselves in a trap. A trap that felt something like this: TRAP 1: Receive invitation to party. Forget to RSVP on time. Run around at [...]

Read the full article →

Etiquette, a la Inlu (Part 2-of-5)

October 5, 2010

Voila, MORE Etiquette Tips from Monica. Have you noticed, there’s a growing trend for organizers to say “no gifts” or “in lieu of any gifts please give to charity?” We noticed. We also noticed someone inevitably brings a present anyway!  That can lead to a mix up and feelings of confusion. That’s exactly why [...]

Read the full article →