Happy Easter from Kathy Davis! (4.14.14)

April 14, 2014

Happy Easter from Kathy Davis!


I just love the month of April, with its promising signs of renewal. And this year, both Easter and Earth Day happen in April, so there’s plenty to celebrate. After the bitterly cold and grey winter we’re emerging from here in Pennsylvania, it’s fun to see all the wonderful sights that accompany springtime, Easter and Earth Day. Bunnies and chicks. Pastel Easter eggs. Graceful tulips and fragrant hyacinths. In fact, just the sight of new leaves on trees and grass turning green again is enough to lift my spirits!

Easter is also a time to renew our connections – with family and friends we care about. To help you do just that, our collection of Easter cards features uplifting messages and art. Our Easter palette is especially joyful and expressive – from the soft lavender, aqua, pink and green of decorated Easter eggs to the exuberance of sunny orange and yellow daffodils and daisies, from the delicate beauty of whisper pale butterfly wings to pristine pink and white apple blossoms. You’ll find our cards in any store that carries American Greetings cards.

Why not pick up a few greeting cards to let those special people know you’re thinking about them? Sharing the joys of the springtime season is a wonderful way to brighten someone’s day!

Happy April Fool’s Day

Happy April Fool's Day

Happy April Fool’s Day!

Looking to pull off a fun, easy prank? Check out some of our hilarious trick ecards, perfect for a quick joke!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! (3.17.14)

March 17, 2014

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

From all of us here at American Greetings, we wanted to wish you a happy, blessed St. Patrick’s Day!

An Irish Blessing… (3.16.14)

March 16, 2014

An Irish blessing for you on this St. Patrick’s Day weekend…

An Irish Blessing...

Easy, Adorable St. Patrick’s Day Crafts (3.12.14)

March 12, 2014

Easy, Adorable St. Patrick’s Day Crafts

St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner! As we look to celebrate this bright, cheerful Spring holiday, we thought we’d round up some simple, adorable crafts that you can do with your children or grandchildren. To accomplish this task, we perused some wonderful blogs and discovered these great ideas, perfect for spreading a little luck o’ the Irish!

Easy, Adorable St. Patrick's Day Crafts


Here are the great blogs where we spotted these awesome ideas:

1. St. Patrick’s Day Hat Craft from Alpha Mom

2. Fingerprint Rainbow Pot of Gold Craft For St. Patrick’s Day from Sassy Dealz

3. Rainbow Chain Craft For St. Patrick’s Day from Sassy Dealz

4. Shamrock Headband from Molly Moo

5. St. Patrick’s Day Clover Placecards from Chica and Jo

6. Shamrock Bouquet from Sweet and Lovely Crafts

We hope that you have a sham-rockin’ St. Patrick’s Day!

It’s Mardi Gras! (3.4.14)

March 4, 2014

It’s Fat Tuesday!


Happy Presidents Day! (2.17.14)

February 17, 2014

Happy Presidents Day!



Happy Presidents Day!

Valentine’s Day Greetings from Kathy Davis

February 11, 2014

Valentine’s Day Greetings from Kathy Davis


As I heal from recent shoulder surgery, I have a whole new appreciation for the word “Love” (not to mention having the use of both arms!).  My husband Peter has been treating me like royalty (even more than usual), and my daughter Katie has been wonderful, taking care of me when he is away on business and being available to help me out during the day, in spite of her own busy life at work and at home. Friends, too, have been supportive beyond words, showering me with comfort food and gifts and lots and lots of words of encouragement.

So for me, there’s just no bottom to my reservoir of inspiration this Valentine’s Day! All I need to do is think about all the amazing gestures of love that I’ve been fortunate to receive. In fact all of us can find this kind of inspiration if we look around us. Think about the nice things – big and small – that the people closest to you have done for you. And don’t forget the little acts of kindness you receive from co-workers and friends. Why not remember everyone with a Valentine? A simple, heartfelt card is always well received, especially when it’s unexpected. A token gift – something silly from the local dollar store, a homemade treat or even a single piece of candy – is sure to bring a smile.

How about you? What inspires you this Valentine’s Day?

Easy, Adorable Valentine’s Day Crafts (2.6.14)

February 6, 2014

Easy, Adorable Valentine’s Day Crafts

It’s February—the month dedicated to all things red, pink, and covered in hearts! As we count down the days until Valentine’s Day, we’re also in the mood to do some crafting! In order to accomplish this goal, we thought we’d share some really great Valentine’s Day craft ideas that we found that are perfect for showing some love to someone special in your life.


1. DIY Chalkboard Valentine Candy Box from Skip to my Lou

2. Heart Shaped Bird Feeder from No Time For Flash Cards

3. Heart Handprint Valentine Craft from The Shirleys

4. Yarn Hearts from Family Chic

5. Marbled Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies from The Novice Chef

6. Mini Heart Garland from Honey We’re Home

7. Valentine Craft: Tic Tac Toe Hearts from Alpha Mom

If you have any other heart-themed ideas or creative crafts for Valentine’s Day, feel free to leave a note in the comments! We’d love to hear from you!

Happy New Year! (1.1.14)

January 1, 2014

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Did you make a resolution this year?

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