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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

Summer Celebrations Are Here!

Summer is here and I couldn’t be more excited! From pool parties to beach parties and even backyard barbecues, there are plenty of reasons to pack up your coolers and head out for fresh air.

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Starting June 21, the summer brings about three months of sunny, warm weather that I just can’t resist. I’m actually thinking about throwing a Happy Summer party just to celebrate the end of that miserable winter and bring all of my friends together to have a chilled out time. I don’t think very many people would be able to turn down that opportunity.

I’m also planning a summer party with some friends for Butterfly Day on June 19. You probably can’t tell I love to bring smiles to my friends’ faces, can you? I’m just kidding. If you know me at all, you know how much I like to send cards and I’m always telling my friends to have a great day! But there is just something about summer that brings out the best in me.

Not to toot my own horn, but my friends who have a birthday in the summer season are probably the luckiest of all, because we all know how much I like to wish friends happy birthday. But when their birthday is combined with summer, well, need I say more?! It is going to be a great one!!

No matter how you kick off this summer and celebrate the awesome weather, I wish you colors of happiness!

June 18, 2014   No Comments

Happy Father’s Day And Sneak A Kiss Celebrations!

With three holidays in the weekend ahead, there is more than enough to celebrate. This coming weekend will kick off with Friday the 13th and end with Father’s Day and Sneak a Kiss Day both on Sunday, June 15.

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Father’s Day originated in the early 1900s to complement Mother’s Day, but it has become a very special holiday.

What better way to celebrate our source of strength, a helper, and the finest kind of friend than to send a Happy Father’s Day card sent from a Daddy’s Girl or Father’s Son.

It is Friday the 13th this week. With plenty of spooky occurrences and never knowing what is coming to haunt you, I suggest pulling out your good luck charms on Friday.

And if you survive this creepy holiday, sneak a kiss from your sweetheart on Sunday because not only is it Sneak a Kiss Day, but it is the perfect way to celebrate the loved ones in your life. Tell your sweetheart just how much they drive you crazy with a ‘Sneak a Kiss Day’ card. It is the perfect excuse to share your love, even if you can’t be with your loved one.

No matter how you spend your weekend, I hope it is relaxing, safe, and full of love!

June 10, 2014   No Comments

Happy Rose Month And Best Friends Day!

June is known as Rose Month and it is the perfect month to remind your friends and family how much they mean to you. Roses have been the National Floral Emblem of the United States since 1986 and it is for good reason. Roses are absolutely beautiful flowers that speckle our American landscape. They have been cherished as signs of love, friendship, grieving, sorrow, and best wishes for decades.

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During the month of June, spread the joy and love that awaits in the petals of each blooming rose and send rose cards and warm greetings. If you have been waiting to tell that special someone just how much you love them, take advantage of Rose Month and tell your loved one “You have a special place in my heart” on Profess Your Love Day.

Finding the right words to say can be difficult, but presenting your sweetheart with a beautiful bouquet of flowers on Profess Your Love Day is a memorable way to share your feelings and make the memory last.

And don’t forget your best friends on National Best Friend Day. While you may hold your partner close to your heart, your best friend has been there through the ups and downs of your life. Bring smiles to your friends forever with a hug and send best friends day cards to let them know you are thankful.

No matter how deep your feelings are for friends and family, make sure to send rose cards this month and tell your loved ones happy rose month!

June 3, 2014   No Comments

Congratulations, Love And Hugs This Month!

If you didn’t have enough to celebrate in May, get ready for a month full of celebration as many friends and loved ones put on the cap and look smart while they receive their diploma.

May and June are traditionally known as Graduation months as the school year draws to a close and your loved ones near and far enter the real world. Do you know anybody who has graduated to don the robe? Be proud and congratulate them and wish them good luck for a bright future a head.

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Do you remember the excitement you felt hearing your name called? I certainly do. Graduation is one of the most unforgettable moments in my life. That feeling of accomplishment is amazing, and it is even better when shared with loved ones. But as you head to graduations and attend parties to share this moment with everybody you hold dear, don’t let Love Conquers All Day and Hug Your Cat Day pass you by.

The love you share with your sweetheart should be celebrated every day, but with such busy schedules, it can be hard to find the time. Take a break from your fast paced life on June 3rd to celebrate Love Conquers All Day and remind your partner how much they mean to you. Love Conquers All Day is a day of romance and the perfect day to cherish the one you adore. Send love greetings to tell them “your love conquered my heart.” But don’t give all your love away.

If you are like me, your pets share a very special place in your heart, too. And they don’t always get the love and attention they deserve. So on June 4, pick up your cute little kitty and squeeze them tight. Tell them you love them and shower them in hugs and kisses for Hug Your Cat Day! Your cat will be sure to return the love with wet kisses and plenty of purrs.

No matter how much celebration you do this month, I wish to send you a warm hug for you and your cat!

May 27, 2014   No Comments

Share Gratitude And Spread Awareness This Memorial Day Weekend!

For some, Memorial Day marks the coming of warm weather and the beginning of the summer vacation season. For others, this nationally observed holiday is a somber occasion full of gratitude for and remembrance of loved ones.

Growing up, Memorial Day always meant a three-day weekend and the school year drawing to a close. It was an exciting time for all children and I loved going to see the parades. But as the world continued to battle for freedom, and I saw the ramifications of war, Memorial Day took on a new meaning.

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While it is not quite clear where Memorial Day began, we know that Memorial Day stemmed from Decoration Days dating back to the end of the Civil War. These days were organized to honor and decorate the graves of both the Confederate and Union soldiers who sacrificed their lives with strength and courage to serve our country. Unfortunately, wars continued through out America’s history and the holiday became a time to remember and honor all of the men and women who lost their lives serving our great nation.

Memorial Day—originally celebrated as Decoration Day on 30th of May, was changed to its present name after WWII in 1967. The following year, the government moved Memorial Day and three other holidays to specified Mondays to allow for three-day weekends. While many people continue to argue that Memorial Day should be moved back to its original date to preserve its meaning, Memorial Day is celebrated on the last Monday of May and has become a traditional weekend to kick off summer vacations.

This year, the last Monday of May falls on the same three-day weekend as World Turtle Day. Established in 2000 by American Tortoise Rescue, World Turtle Day marks the beginning of the turtle-nesting season and aims to bring awareness to endangered tortoise and turtle species. World Turtle Day is observed globally in various ways, including participating in research projects, saving stranded turtles, and dressing up as turtles. To help spread awareness of these rare creatures and protect them, send cute turtle day cards to your friends and family on Friday, May 23rd.

And don’t forget to honor our fallen soldiers on Monday, May 26. Send greetings and Memorial Day wishes to honor and remember those who have died so that we could be free. The members of the United States Armed Forces and their families continue to inspire us everyday. Share this inspiration and send inspirational cards to encourage your loved ones to keep fighting for what they believe in.

No matter how you plan to spend Memorial Day Weekend, I wish you peace and warm feelings.

May 20, 2014   No Comments