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Celebrate Your Career And Smile!

We may not always look forward to the last weekend of summer, but we revel in having that extra day off to refresh and recharge our batteries. Let us celebrate the success we have created in our lives: Happy Labor Day!

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As we move towards September, we begin our long drawn out goodbyes to summer. I have to rummage around for last years sweater when the temperature begins to drop just slightly. Labor Day, September 1 this year kicks off with a three-day weekend, and there is no better way to change seasons.

Did you know that the Labor Day holiday was initially enacted as tribute to the contribution of the working people? My good friend, Fred is a true supporter of the working people, always looking for ways to improve the way of life for fellow citizens.

Canada was the first to celebrate the holiday and America followed suit in 1882. High society folks believe this constitutes the last day to fashionably wear white until the following year. Personally, I enjoy white at all times of the year.

This month has been nonstop happiness. August is the month of smiles; let those cheek-to-cheek grins, shine bright! The best way to make a person feel special is to send a special card with a heartfelt note. Sentimental words will upgrade a day from mediocre to magnificent in just those few short minutes it took you to send them.

Smiling and celebrating the joys of success and happiness is what this last weekend of summer is all about. Don’t just say goodbye to summer, say hello to a new season!

August 25, 2014   No Comments

Romanticize Your Sweetheart With Kisses!

Keep that kite of love high in the sky, because this month of romance is not done yet!

Hugs are meant to bring joy and good feelings to those around you. Make room for some adorable loving hugs this week; indulge in the commitment to hug your sweetheart and celebrate the love on Hug Your Sweetheart Day, August 23. Grab the connection, snuggle in close and embrace lovingly. A hug is a great way to truly say how much you love that person.

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My dear friend, Donna would be the first to tell you how a hug a day keeps her two boys joyous and always at play. Donna likes to spread the wealth of hugs to everyone, regardless of the day. An attribute I’ve always admired in her.

Mondays always tend to be a rough start to the week; don’t lose your cool with someone close. Cherish the time you have, Kiss and Make up on this beloved day of August 25. Gather your passion, carve it into beautiful depictions of romance and send a note, bearing all the details of how you feel.

These few days are moments to be had, but the whole month of August is Romance Awareness Month. Get cheeky, send some love, or share a hug. The best times, are the times you spend letting the people you love, know how you feel. Summer may be fading, but I’m sure the feelings you have are growing. Send a romantic card, with a personalized addition. Discover something new the two of you can share together.

This month of August is all about the care and love you have for another person. Let it be known, share your thoughts!

August 18, 2014   No Comments

Love, Friendship And Hugs!

Love, oh love is a wonderful feeling. When you’re in love, it feels like happiness will never fade away. There is nothing like being deeply, madly in love with a person. When two hearts become one, the world is a beautiful place.

Hold onto to that magnificent feeling by celebrating True Love Forever Day on August 16. Ride the wave of eternal bliss, shouting your happiness from the rooftops! Not everyone is a talker though, so keep your thoughts safe by sending a note to your loved one. Tell your special someone how much you love them that day, for that matter, tell them everyday.

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The fun and love doesn’t end there; follow up that glorious day with Friendship Week. Make a point to tell all your friends why they’re friends and wishing them a wonderful week ahead. Send a card, send a note, send a cute friendship card! No matter what you send them, fill with great words of kindness, feed that friendship fire to keep it burning.

This week is all about love and friendship, but this entire month is about giving hugs! Hugs are proven to trigger happiness after extended embrace.

Full Moon Day rises on August 10; find the perfect spot to gaze at the wonder of the big orbiting ball in the sky.

Send a card to spread the wealth of happiness this week. Tell your friends, your loved ones, even your pets that you love and appreciate their presence in your life. A note can say all the things you’ve always wanted to say!

August 11, 2014   No Comments

Welcome August With Flowers And Smiles!

You know what they say, take some time to smell the roses. Well forget about the roses this month; enlighten your senses with something new.

Who said a poppy wouldn’t do? Your preference on flowers doesn’t, the month of August is here to celebrate all the flowers. Introduce your favorite flower to a friend or loved one, someone who deserves a little pick me up in this dreadful heat.

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Maybe now is the time to take your friendship to the next level, this is also the month of romance. Do the celebration of love justice, by showing your romantic side to a person worthy of your affection.

There also comes a time when you may need to step away from the grueling work emails to send a personal message to someone. It’s Send an Email Day on August 9. Everyone enjoys an inbox surprise that isn’t work related once in awhile. Brighten the day with a face full of smiles.

Full Moon Day rises on August 10; find the perfect spot to gaze at the wonder of the big orbiting ball in the sky.

Just after this wonderful day, we have Romance Day on the august 11. We all deserve a little love every now and then. Tell someone how they make your world orbit like the moon and send a gorgeous bouquet of poppies. A poppy says you’re as unique as this flower, the perfect person for me. Break free of red roses; bring some thought to the round table of love.

Send a hug, send a flower, or send a smile. Whatever you send, the person on the receiving end will be graciously appreciative that you thought of them.

August 5, 2014   No Comments

Making Friends Your Family!

Friends are the family you get to choose. They are the people who you don’t have to hang out with, but you want to. Friends are special for a multitude of reasons and that is why you should celebrate your friendship in its entirety this week.

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The Friendship Festival kicks off with a bang July 30! Color your days with happy notes and cards reminding the people you love of all the reasons why. Celebrate and strengthen that special bong you’ve been nurturing for your whole friendship. Let them know you care.

Live far away and don’t always get to see your best friend? I know the feeling. With all of Donna’s non-profit work, she sure travels a lot. Since she’ll be out of town this week saving the world, I’ll be expressing my well wishes with a beautiful ecard. Donna loves the cards; she tells me they remind her that she has great friends.

Perhaps one of your friends is extra special and she deserves your gratitude. With Girlfriend’s Day on August 1, let her know she is more than just your friend. She is your partner in crime, the first one you call with news and has been there for every big event in your life since you were first introduced. This is the perfect day to tell her she is awesome. Keep your friendship fresh and send a card!

They say your siblings are the first friends you have. Celebrate your sister on Sister’s Day August 3. Double points because August 3 is always Friendship Day! Whether it is your sister or someone you treat like a sister, tell them how you feel! Share a heartfelt message.

Summer is not over yet, there is plenty of time to see old friends and make new friends. No better time to celebrate!

July 29, 2014   No Comments

Hot For Hugs!

This summer just got hotter, loose the blues and hug it out. Send a hug this week to share the love and bring pure joy to those around you!

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Celebrate Hug Week by sending a hug! Let your endorphins run amuck, embracing another person for at least ten seconds is proven to skyrocket your happy feelings.

Just because it’s hug week, doesn’t mean we can’t send a card everyday!

Haven’t talked to someone lately? Remind them you still love them! Kick it up a notch and get creative. Say, “Have a Great Day!” or maybe just a friendly “Hello!” with a personalized note.

Better yet, surprise someone with a cute kitten card. Kittens are cute everyday, just ask my mother! Scuttling through daily emails just got a little bit more exciting and interesting.

Don’t forget to smile! Sharing the wealth of happiness brings light not only to yourself, but also to the entourage of people you surround yourself with. Positive people induce elevated thinking, so send those joyous thoughts to everyone this week!

Whether you choose to play it poolside or beat the heat indoors, send your love and happiness to your friends and family. Animate your optimism with a clever card!

Lastly, don’t forget to enjoy all your hugs this week!

July 21, 2014   No Comments

Spread Joy With Warm, Sweet And Funny Greetings!

During the month of July, spread the joy that awaits in the petals of each blooming larkspurs and lilies and send warm, sweet and funny greetings to friends and loved ones.

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From water lilies to larkspurs, there are some lovely flowers blooming. July’s birth flower is larkspur. Each color variation of larkspur has a different meaning: pink means fickleness, white expresses a happy nature, and purple normally symbolizes a first love. Generally, larkspur indicates strong bonds of love. The other July flower – Lilies, signifies purity and majesty. Send these July Flowers and wish a wonderful day to your loved ones.

This month also has a lot of sweet and funny occasions to celebrate with friends and family.

July 20 celebrates National Lollipop Day, according to the National Confectioners Association.

Lollipops come in many colors, flavors and shapes. They range from the small size, to the very large ones that are made out of candy canes twisted into circles.

Happy National Lollipop Day!

And just after a day of full of sweetness, we have a day full of pranks. Yes, it’s Monkey Day on July 21. So have fun playing pranks on your friends and loved ones. Hang around with them and feast on bananas. Or maybe just send funny and cute wishes to all you know.

Finally, you can surprise everyone with warm hugs as Hug Week kicks off on July 21.

No matter how you celebrate this week, make sure to spread smiles by sending ecards. I’m really looking forward to experience this warm, sweet and funny week and I hope you have a great week ahead.

July 15, 2014   No Comments

Sending Warm Wishes To Cheer You Up This Week!

With cheer up day just a few days away on July 11, I wanted to get a jump-start on this special day and give each one of you a cheer up hug from afar! While I can’t be there to cheer each and every one of you up in person, I hope this post finds you all well!

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If you know somebody in your life who could use a little cheer this week, turn their frown upside down by sending a basket of July flowers on cheer up day or sitting down with special friends to watch a comedy. Nothing says best friends more than putting on a silly film and laughing together. It’s basically like saying “let’s giggle together” and being able to laugh with best friends is an amazing feeling.

No matter how you decide to bring cheer to a loved one’s face, don’t forget your best friends aren’t the only ones who may need some cheerfulness on cheer up day. Spread kindness by acknowledging strangers or taking the time to compliment the waitress on your lunch. We all experience moments in our life when we just don’t feel ourselves. The kindness of a stranger can really turn somebody’s day around and you never know what a difference you can make. And you need all the good karma you can get before full moon day the following day, July 12.

If you are weary of full moons or superstitious, make sure to load up on the good luck this week and stay away from anyone you may suspect is a werewolf! Just to be safe, I think I am going to send cards to my friends and stay in on Friday night! You never know what is going to happen when a full moon rises!

Whether you decide to take on the adventure of the full moon or not, I hope you have a happy and safe week full of cheer, happiness and friendships!

July 7, 2014   No Comments

Let The Fireworks Fly This Fourth Of July!

If you are a soccer fan, or should I say football fanatic, you should already be proud to be an American. If you don’t know what I am talking about, let’s just say the American soccer team is putting on a good show in the World Cup. And with the Fourth of July right around the corner, there is no better way to celebrate the birthday of America.

I personally am looking forward to the firework display. There is just something so aw-inspiring about watching the sky light up in color and hearing the boom as the fireworks explode. It is also a very symbolic tradition that I’ve waited for with excitement since I was a kid. And in all of these years, I still feel like a kid when the first firework goes up. There is something very special about excitement that can grow with you into adulthood.

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But now as an adult, there is more to the Fourth of July than I had realized as a child outstretched on a blanket starring up into the sky. There is also much more to July. As June comes to an end and summer officially begins, colors of happiness continue to bloom all around. From water lilies to larkspurs, there certainly are beautiful July flowers that are perfect for inspirational wishes. Send these July flowers and wish a wonderful day to your friends, family, and loved ones.

As I grow older, I realize that not only can you celebrate your relationship with these pretty blooms, but sometimes you don’t need a special occasion. Flowers and cards are the perfect way just to say hi and brighten somebody’s day.

Whether you get to watch the fireworks on the Fourth of July or celebrate our country with a family picnic, I’d like to wish you a Happy Fourth of July!

June 30, 2014   No Comments

Spread The Spirit Of Ramadan!

The holy month of Ramadan has finally begun. Ramadan is a time for spiritual purification achieved through fasting from dawn to dusk and offering prayers to the Almighty. How do you wish to spread the spirit of Ramadan this year?

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Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, has begun. The devout Muslims across the world will observe the month by fasting during the daytime. Muslims believe that Prophet Muhammad’s (PBUH) first revelation came during this period. Muslims adhering to the fasting ritual will give up food and drink from dawn until sunset.

Spread the spirit and the true essence of the holy month. Seek blessings of Allah for yourself and for your loved ones.

Ramadan Mubarak!

In addition to expressing gratitude towards the Almighty, it is time to show gratitude to all your friends too. Hold a true friend with both your hands.

Laughter is the best medicine and they make you smile all the time. Tell your friends that they mean the world to you.

No matter how you express gratitude to the Almighty and friends, I wish to send you a warm hug.

June 26, 2014   No Comments