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Design a Free Printable Valentine from Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals!

  Want to spread the love this month? ! With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, it’s easy to spread the love — one heart at a time — with a free printable Valentine. Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN Hospitals) created a Valentine’s Day card printable and adorable how-to video to get everyone in the loving spirit.   You can download the printable Valentine’s Day card here cmnh.co/valentine and watch the video below! “I Love You” from CMN Hospitals from CMN Hospitals on … Read entire article »

Filed under: Charity, Seasonal, Socially Conscious, Valentine's Day

Discover Unconditional Love this Valentine’s Day by Adopting a Shelter Pet

Discover Unconditional Love this Valentine’s Day by Adopting a Shelter Pet

  Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and while most people think of candy, cards, flowers and dinners out, Bellamy Young thinks about the dogs and cats that are in your local shelter, waiting to find their furever family and home. Each year approximately 3-4 million pets are adopted from shelter and rescue groups, but 2.4 million healthy and treatable pets still need our help to find a home each year. The Shelter Pet Project, a … Read entire article »

Filed under: Celebrate Shelter Pets Day, Pets, Socially Conscious, Uncategorized, Valentine's Day

The Perfect Valentine’s Gift for Moms (under $50!!!)

The Perfect Valentine’s Gift for Moms (under $50!!!)

**I received an Essio Aromatherapy Shower Starter Kit to facilitate this review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. ** Ladies, Valentine’s Day is around the corner and chances are your spouse/so haven’t got a clue as far as gifts are concerned. Or maybe you’re on a tight budget these days, like so many people are. Flowers are mucho $$ and usually not the best quality at this time of year and chocolate will totally derail … Read entire article »

Filed under: Bath Time, Beauty, Gift Ideas, Mommy Gifts, Seasonal, Valentine's Day

Gifts with Heart

Gifts with Heart

One of my favorite stores is donating 25% of all Valentine’s Day purchases to Haiti. Click here to visit Rosie Hippo and to donate 25% of your purchase to Haiti use coupon code: HELPHAITI. RosieHippo.com is the place to shop for hip, eco-friendly toys. Many of their toys are on-sale right now, so you can get a great deal and make a donation to Haiti at the same time. For Christmas, I bought my son the wooden … Read entire article »

Filed under: Charity, Coupons, Eco-Friendly, Fair Trade, Featured, Gift Ideas, Hip Find, Made in the USA, Organic, Socially Conscious, Toys (All Ages), Valentine's Day

Sweet Charity

Sweet Charity

My husband and my father are both veterans. Several years ago, they inspired me to participate in the Valentines for Veterans effort during National Salute to Hospitalized Veterans Week. Making homemade cards and delivering them to my local VA Hospital always seemed to me a fitting way to say thank you to those who serve. Since I’m a scrapbooking fanatic, I enjoyed making detailed and fancy cards to showcase the latest scrapbook techniques and to … Read entire article »

Filed under: Charity, Featured, Socially Conscious, Valentine's Day

Happening Handbag! Win a Stylish Mod Purse from Eenamaria

Happening Handbag! Win a Stylish Mod Purse from Eenamaria

Check out these stylish mod handbags from Eenamaria. Fun, fresh, and bold, these bags work for a younger woman cultivating a crisp, professional image or a more mature mama who wants to stay chic. Drawing on Mondrian’s strong lines and vivid blocks of primary color, designer Sarah Morgan has created a fresh line that is confident with just the right touch of playfulness. And Eenamaria is going eco-chic: Sarah Morgan will be debuting her new, more environmentally-friendly line, … Read entire article »

Filed under: Bags, Contests, Coupons, Diaper Bags, Eco-Friendly, Hip Find, Mommy Gifts, Mother's Day, Valentine's Day

Deal of the Day: Two Great Tastes That Go Great Together

I love Restaurant.com (where I can buy $25 Gift Certificates for my favorite restaurants for just $10) and super-tasty celebrity favorite snack Dale and Thomas Popcorn. I always snatch these up when they are on sale. Right now, you can receive 70% off $25 Restaurant.com Gift Certificates + FREE $15 Dale and Thomas Gift Card with your purchase. Use code SUPER and pay just $3 thru 1/31/09. That’s a $25 gift certificate for just $3, plus the Dale and Thomas Gift Card with each order. Combined, this makes a perfect Valentine’s Day Gift–dinner and gourmet popcorn! … Read entire article »

Filed under: Coupons, Food, Valentine's Day

Win a Sexy Nursing Bra for Valentine’s Day

Win a Sexy Nursing Bra for Valentine’s Day

Nursing Moms have the right to feel sexy too, and the right bra can make a nursing mama feel more attractive. Nursing Mother Supplies is owned by a mom and lactation consultant, who only stocks products she has tried and recommends for breastfeeding mamas. Their owner gave me lots of great advice on which products to buy when I was a breastfeeding rookie. I love the original Bravado Nursing bra because it is so comfortable and suportive. Nursing … Read entire article »

Filed under: Boutiques, Breastfeeding, Contests, Featured Store, Valentine's Day

Elmo Loves You DVD Review and Giveaway

Elmo Loves You DVD Review and Giveaway

When I was a kid, I really loved Valentine’s Day. Two of my favorite things are craft projects and giving gifts, so I loved making and exchanging homemade Valentine’s Day cards. If you’re looking for a great Valentine’s Day movie to watch with young children, check out the newest Elmo DVD- Sesame Street: Elmo Loves You! I’ll confess that I have- at times- found Elmo annoying, but watching a review copy of Elmo Loves You changed my mind. Elmo … Read entire article »

Filed under: Contests, DVD, Valentine's Day