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January 11, 2011

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas: February 14 | Here are 14 sites to visit!

When I was a kid my mother always gave us a humble gift on Valentine’s Day: a small box of chocolates or a craft to make. It was never anything expensive – just a little token of love for my sisters and I. Of course the card said, “Love mom and dad” but we knew […]

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20 Online Holiday Deals (supporting small business)

20 Online Holiday Deals (Tweeted by Shara Lawrence-Weiss on Friday, December 3, 2010) Tip #1: Need a hostess gift? Try Peacock Pottery – Stunning pieces. Enter HG25 for 25% off any order. Tip #2: Need stocking stuffers? AVON has great offers. Starting at 99 cents! Enter REPFS for FREE shipping. Tip #3: Crafts are great […]

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What ELSE did I order from the Gift Guide? (Post #3)

This post will detail my purchases from the Mommy Perks Gift Guide, 2010. What were my first purchases? What did I buy next? The commitment to buy from everyone has not been easy for me. When I promised, last year, to buy from everyone in my Gift Guide, I had 15 people to support. This […]

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Doing your own PR this holiday season? Advice and tips to help you.

Are you a start-up business? Short on cash? Have you decided to run your own PR this holiday season? Just this week I was chatting with a friend and was informed that their company paid 5K for 3 months of PR services. The company simply sent out some press releases and landed the business a […]

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December 28, 2009

I said I’d do it and I did! Here’s what I bought/ordered from small businesses.

Okay – I promised I’d come good on telling you what I bought from the Mommy Perks 2009 Gift Guide – and here it is! My husband and I talked in depth about supporting our Gift Guide partners this year, rather than buying from large chain stores, “Made in ____” products, etc. We really wanted […]

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