Category Archives: News & Specials

1 June 2019

The School Year to Summer Transition

Keeping children’s minds stimulated throughout the summer months. As the school year winds down, teachers say they’re often approached by worried parents seeking a road map to get through the summer. Their advice is quite simple: Chill out. Make the summer fun and find ways to incorporate educational themes into the activities children choose to […]

15 November 2018

Kids Holiday Parties at You’re Fired

Mark your Calendars! Our Annual Kids Holiday Parties will be held Monday, December 10th and Wednesday, December 12th from 3pm – 8pm at all Studios. Children 12 and under will not be charged a Studio Fee, and they can paint a free ornament (while supplies last) with any other purchase. We will supply hot cocoa, […]

3 September 2018

Sep “T” ember – Wear a “T” promotion.

Wear a “T” and paint for Free!  All September, wear a shirt with a You’re Fired logo to any studio and receive a free studio fee.  We like to call it our Sep “T” ember promo.  Staff shirts, Camp Fired Shirts, Sports Sponsor Shirts they all work! Don’t have a shirt?  They are available at […]

31 August 2018

Back To Cool

Growing up, the marketing slogan that I used to hate was called “back to cool,” as a way to get teens on board with leaving their summer activities to return to school. It’s a tough sell, getting kids and teens back to school from a summer of fun, but there are a few things families […]

1 January 2018


Wear a “T” and paint for Free!  All January, wear a shirt with a You’re Fired logo to any studio and receive a free studio fee*.  We like to call it our Janu-wear-a-t promo.  Staff shirts Camp Fired Shirts Sports Sponsor Shirts . . . they all work! Don’t have a shirt?  They are available […]

28 May 2015

Why It’s Important to Spend More Time with Friends and Family

While alone time is important for creativity and inspiration, spending quality time with friends and family is just as important. Research shows that spending time with friends and family makes a big difference when it comes to happiness. Social time is especially important for happiness –even for introverts. Studies have proven that the amount of […]

31 July 2013

Why Having Fun With Family is Important

Having fun as a family is an important part of building a strong family identity. When families have fun together, they build bonds that can last a lifetime. Children do look to their parents for example, and parents who make the effort to have fun, are planting a very valuable seed.  Traditions are often developed […]

27 December 2012

YF Raises $4,684.51 for “My Sandy Hook Family Fund”

We are as heartbroken as everyone with the horrific event that transpired at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT.  As You’re Fired is a company totally focused on friends and family interaction, we decided to take action to provide what little financial help we can to the victims and community of this terrible tragedy. […]

22 November 2012

Why is a You’re Fired Holiday Gift so special?

It may be cliché, but it is the “thought” that counts. Only in the case of a You’re Fired gift, the “thought” takes on new meaning. An item created at our Studio for a loved one, requires intense thought about the recipient; from choosing the item, to developing a theme, using a customized trace and […]