Top 5 Tips for Surviving Black Friday

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Get your credit cards at the ready! Here we go–another round of Black Friday mayhem is about to commence!

There’s just something about the magical phrase “70-percent off” that sends humans into a crazed state of frenzy, so if you’re one of the brave souls heading out (or camping out) [...] Continue Reading »

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Pass Around Warm Thanksgiving Wishes

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Thanksgiving is all about the good things in life–home, friends, and family, and what better way to connect with them all than with a Thanksgiving card to let them know how much they mean to you.  You’ll find warm and wonderful wishes in the card aisle, or you may [...] Continue Reading »

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Our Great Holiday Debate: Do you ‘Respect the Turkey?’

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The minute those Jack-o-lanterns are extinguished, it seems that it’s become the beginning of an all-out merrymaker showdown between Thanksgiving and Christmas!

In one corner, we have the sound of witches cackling spinning on their heels and transforming magically into strains of Bing Crosby’s “White Christmas.” In the opposing corner, [...] Continue Reading »

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A letter from Kathy Davis: Thanksgiving every day

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As I prepare to send my Thanksgiving greeting cards, I’m thinking about how much I love this special time of year! Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays, not just because of all the great food, but because it’s about gratitude.  Lately, I’ve been trying to be a little [...] Continue Reading »

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Candy Corn—Friend or Foe?

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Happy National Candy Corn Day!

Whether you find it terrifyingly gross or totally tasty, candy corn season is upon us and there’s quite the heated debate over this little triangled gob of goo. There seems to be no middle ground here—candy corn is either loved or loathed, but no matter [...] Continue Reading »

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Halloween Safety Tips

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Trick-or-treat!  It’s just about time for everyone’s favorite fall holiday, Halloween!  By now you’ve probably got your decorations up, costumes ready and your candy purchased, but there are still a few last minute details to keep in mind for both you and the kids.  After all, trick-or-treating is not [...] Continue Reading »

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Halloween Inspiration Board

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What better time than Halloween to send some frightfully fun wishes to your friends and family?

It’s a great way to connect with everyone, and it’s also a fun way to let someone know you’re thinking of them.

Our collection of Halloween ecards at americangreetings.com offers everything from an interactive and [...] Continue Reading »

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Happy World Teachers Day

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October 5th serves as World Teachers Day, a day dedicated to appreciating, assessing, and improving the educators of the world. It’s a wonderful reminder to take the time to thank a teacher this week for all that they do year-round to shape the lives and minds of our children. [...] Continue Reading »

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Coffee Day is September 29th!

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Skip sleeping in and cozy up to your favorite coffee house this Sunday to celebrate Coffee Day!

While you’re savoring a medium half-caf no-foam non-fat vanilla soy latte (or go full octane with a straight-up espresso!) we thought you’d enjoy these fun facts about our beloved, can’t-do-without-it beverage:

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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month!

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During National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 to October 15) we recognize and celebrate the independence,  histories, cultures, and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. This observation started in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon Johnson [...] Continue Reading »

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Top 13 Tips for Surviving Friday the 13th

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If the very thought of Friday the 13th sends chills up your spine, you may have paraskevidekatriaphobics  (say that 3 times fast!)  An irrational fear of Friday the 13th influences millions of people in the U.S., causing U.S companies to lose an estimated $800 to $900 million in business due to [...] Continue Reading »

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Patriot Day – Remembering 9/11/2001

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That September morning of 9/11 is forever etched in our memories–every detail of where we were when we heard the news.  Here at world headquarters, we’ve asked a few of our fellow associates if they would share their stories in honor of Patriot Day…

“I remember where I was on 9-ll like [...] Continue Reading »

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L’Shanah Tovah!

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Last night at sundown, the Jewish New Year began with Rosh Hashanah. This two-day celebration is a time of reflection and repentance, and marks the beginning of the High Holy Days. It’s a time for sending good wishes for the year and gathering with family and friends.

Fun facts about Rosh Hashanah

How [...] Continue Reading »

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September Birthday Fun Facts

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Happy Birthday, You September Stars!

A big, happy birthday wish goes out to all you September babies celebrating this month! With one of your birth flowers being the aster (meaning “star”) it’s no wonder you fill the world with light!

Here are some fun facts for all of you celebrating another [...] Continue Reading »

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Happy Birthday, August Babies!

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If you’re a lovable Leo (or virtuous Virgo!), you’re in good company! You share your summery birthday month with some super talented and savvy celebrities! Martha Stewart, Kristen Wiig, Mila Kunis and both presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama celebrate their birthdays this month…

Celebrate summer birthdays in style by using [...] Continue Reading »

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