For years, we’ve struggled to find an outlet for the breadth of emotions we all experience during the holidays. Greeting cards, mass texts, strings of emoticons… but nothing ever conveyed the feelings we so desperately needed to express. Nothing – that is – until we discovered the power of the perfect GIF. Starting today, Hulu […]
Walking past a greeting card shop this morning, I realised it is now 4 years since I bought a Mother's Day card. Four years since my Mother died and the terrible suffering she had endured for the last 18 months of her life came to an end. A fiercely independent lady, she lived alone and, [...]
Oh, you know what day it is If the greeting card company has subliminally taught us anything, it's that today, above all other days, is when we truly need to express our feelings to the ones we love. You can just feel the sticky precipitation of romance in the air — or, maybe it's just a particularly durable strain of the flu. Anyway. Show More Summary
For this day of love, I invited other Writer Unboxed contributors to join me in writing words of love about writing: a sentiment that could fit inside a greeting card, on a school valentine, or even on a candy heart. The instructions were simple: “Write a love note to writing. It can be sweet, bitter, funny, serious, […]
Valentine's Day does not have quite the same meaning in Russia as it does here. For your viewing pleasure---a sampling of greeting cards from over there. Could we just be Putin you on? Are these really representative of the feelingsShow More Summary
Shutterfly, the publishing company that operates a number of online and mobile brands associated with personal photo printing, is now shutting down Treat, its online and mobile greeting card service. The Treat application first launched back in April 2012, and later in the year arrived on mobile devices before getting an overhaul in 2013. Show More Summary
Valentine’s Day is known for its commercialism and sexism, but it also deserves credit for its racist advertising. The racism shown in the greeting cards is overt and unapologetic. What makes them that more disturbing is the way they make use of children, humor, and puns in particular,...
Post by Linda Sharps. What’s tackier than stealing from from another shopper while you’re pretending to browse the greeting card aisle at Target? I can tell you exactly what’s tackier: teaching your 4-year-old daughter to grab the wallet...Show More Summary
Are you human? It's totally normal to feel like Valentine's Day has to be an unforgettably romantic experience. After all, jewelers, florists, restaurants and greeting card companies depend on it! But the notion that Feb. 14 must exceed our expectations of a standard Saturday night is cliché. Show More Summary
LeAnn Rimes puts her toned legs on display while dropping by a greeting card shop on Thursday (February 5) in Calabasas, Calif. The next day, the 32-year-old entertainer showed some love for her beau Eddie Cibrian on Twitter. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of LeAnn Rimes “Finally in town to go watch my baby [...]
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Two youths face arson charges for starting a fire in the greeting card aisle at a Walmart in Columbia, S.C.
There are plenty of greeting card apps for iOS, but this new offering called Lovely Handwritten Cards (free with one in-app option) is tasteful, and lets you truly personalize what you send to others using your own handwriting. You can choose a temp...
Someone, somewhere, must be unaware jail officials screen mail before handing it over to inmates. While checking the post at Virginia's Western Tidewater Regional Jail last week, officials came across a homemade card with the gift of heroin inside, WTKR reports. This was no isolated incident: Officials have recently intercepted...
Find the right words for that special frenemy in your life. Online stationer Ugly Notes specializes in humorously mean-spirited greeting cards for your friends and family. See also: 'Jerk Face Typewriter' is the ultimate Scrooge in your...Show More Summary
Button batteries can be found in everything from children’s toys to remote controls to greeting cards. Potentially lethal, they have put many children in danger. Emmett Rauch was one of those children. The post After 65 Surgeries, Boy that Swallowed a Button Battery is Doing Well appeared first on Growing Your Baby.
Online greetings card store Moonpig exposed customer data to hackers for at least 15 months, despite warnings from an expert that there was a hole that needed to be plugged. There are multiple lessons here. The first: corporate arrogance is dangerous. Show More Summary
Moonpig is a well-known greeting card company in the UK. You can use their services to send personalized greeting cards to your friends and family. [Paul] decided to do some digging around and discovered a few security vulnerabilities between...Show More Summary
We’ve all heard the terrible greeting cards that have soundbites of 2 bit jingles that usually make you want to tear the battery out… but Hallmark is finally catching up with technology and now including real music in their cards — it...Show More Summary
A company which allows consumers to order personalized greeting cards has suspended its mobile applications to investigate allegations that anyone can easily learn the name, address, email address, and limited credit card information via a security vulnerability. Show More Summary