Save with Blurb’s Black Friday Sale

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Some of the best gifts we’ve ever received have been books made by our family and friends. With Blurb, you can create your own present for someone special to you. You could make a photo book with memories that last a lifetime. Another idea is to create a book filled with your child’s artwork or make a cookbook consisting of old family recipes. The gift-giving possibilities are endless at Blurb.

Since it’s Black Friday, you can get 20% off print book orders with code: CYBER20 from 11/26 through 12/1. Now’s the perfect time to create those gifts!

ModCloth Holiday Gift Guide‏ 2014

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‘Tis the season for gifting! And ModCloth wants to help you find the perfect presents for everyone on your list with their 2014 Holiday Gift Gift. Shop using their handy categories, or check out presents inspired by trendsetting bloggers, including A Beautiful Mess, Oh Joy!, Girl with Curves. Utterly unique and endlessly fab.

Here is my favourite item for under 50USD

pea in  the pot pepper salt

This cute green pea pepper and salt would perfect for add fun for a meal.

storge food

super cute food storage great for keep it safe from a bug.

top women shirt

cute top that I would love to wear it.

Their vast collection of utterly unique gifts is the perfect place to find something to wow your favorite gal (or guy)! Plus there is always something fun on sale, be sure to check back often – http://www.modcloth.com/shop/sale.
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NEW Little Passports Early Explorers for Preschoolers‏

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Little Passports has a wonderful new program for preschoolers, called Early Explorers. Children ages 3 to 5 can experience the joy of learning about new cultures.

Each month, your child will be introduced to a new theme like animals, music, and landmarks. Early Explorers is designed with preschoolers in mind and provides fun and educational activities, souvenirs and stickers. During the first month, a Traveler’s Kit arrives in a fun orange suitcase. It holds everything a child needs to start learning about the world:

  • An activity book introducing new characters Max, Mia, and their dog Toby.
  • A wall-sized world map
  • Stickers and a wall decal
  • A luggage tag

After the first month, a monthly World Theme Kit arrives, which contains:

  • An activity booklet
  • Souvenirs
  • Flashlight Adventures
  • Stickers and wall decals

Early Explorers makes a unique holiday gift for children ages 3 to 5. Learn more about Early Explorers from Little Passports.

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Inspiration via France – you’re never too young to create

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Inspiration via France – you’re never too young to create
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When we think of France we think of taste, elegance, and style. Some of the greatest art, design, and fashion in the world has a French accent. That’s why we turned to France to see what the next generation of creative genius will look like. Meet Tolly Dolly—a fashion blogger with big ambitions and an impressive resume of brand partnerships and press coverage. Her goal is simple—to be a fashion designer. She already has her first design contract—all this and she’s just 14. Here we talk inspirations, ambitions, and all things festive.

Ready to start publishing your own book? 15% off any order (no minimum spend required), which is great news if you’re planning to make a holiday gift. This deal ends November 25th.

 

Sweet Gift Making Inspiration From Paul Lowe‏

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Sweet Gift Making Inspiration From Paul Lowe
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This fall, Blurb is highlighting makers all over the world. One of those people is Paul Lowe, creator of Sweet Paul magazine.

Sweet Paul magazine features spectacular food photography, scrumptious recipes, and inspired crafts. In Blurb’s interview with Paul, he discusses his childhood in Norway and provides a delicious recipe. You’ll love Paul’s stories of gnomes, trees (and tree-related disasters), food, family, and memories. At the end of the interview, Blurb features great gift books reminiscent of Sweet Paul. Read the interview here.

Ready to start publishing your own book? Save 20% on photo books with code OCT20%, which is great news if you’re planning to make a holiday gift. This deal ends October 31st.

Get out there with the kids!

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It’s hard to tear kids away from their creature comforts these days. What with Ipads, video game systems, and all other manner of screens, it’s as easy as ever for your child to be a couch potato. It doesn’t have to be that way though, you can get them to lead a healthy lifestyle, and have fun at the same time. Here are some fun activities that get your kids up and moving.
Go hike!
This simple activity can also be one of the most fun and energising. All you need is a good pair of kids walking boots and a trail; then you’re all set to go for a walk. To make it even more interesting for little ones, bring a set of binoculars. You can make a game by having a list of things the kids need to spot with the binoculars, and it lets them appreciate the scenery a bit more.
Go picnic!
Picnicking is a great time to run around with your kids and spend some more time outdoors. You’d be surprised as to how much fun the family can have with only a frisbee and some grass to play on. Plus, since it’s so inexpensive, you can make this a fun family tradition that you do on a regular basis.
Have a cooking competition!
Leading a healthy lifestyle means eating well, and it’s important to have them eat healthy at a young age. There’s a simple way to entertain your children, spark adventurous eating habits, and encourage healthy competition: a cooking contest! It can be child versus child, or adults and children together, it doesn’t matter. It’s all about showing your kids that cooking can be fun and healthy.
Bike around
Riding a bicycle is not only heaps of fun, it also saves gas and is a great form of exercise. Depending on where you live, you can bike with your kids when you go out to run errands. Or, just go for a fun bike ride around the block with them. It’s another way to spend quality time with them, while making sure they get some exercise.
Remember, it’s all about getting your kids to lead a healthy lifestyle. If they grow up being active and eating healthy, then chances are they’ll take that lesson the rest of their lives.

Photo Book Design Secrets from the Pros, Compliments of Blurb

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Photo Book Design Secrets from the Pros, Compliments of Blurb
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Your photo galleries are sublime. You’ve spent hours sorting and editing your shots into individual masterpieces, and are ready to take the next step—publishing them into a printed collection of your art. Before you jump online and start pouring your pictures onto the blank pages of a photo book, take a look at this video from Blurb. In this video, learn graphic design secrets to create a clean, high quality photo book—such as how to avoid falling into the “gutter”. Blurb will help you turn your photography into the magnum opus that graces your coffee table, as opposed to just another book of pictures.

Ready to start publishing? Save 20% on photo books with code OCT20%, which is great news if you’re thinking ahead to the holidays and making your work of art into a gift to send. Special offer for new customers only—save 25% on photo books with code OCT25%… even better for those of you who are new to Blurb books. Just don’t wait because these deals end October 31st.

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This weekend only, Janie and Jack is offering 25% off your entire purchase

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This weekend only, Janie and Jack is offering 25% off your entire purchase with  code JJEXCLUSIVE.

Offer: 25% off your entire purchase at Janie and Jack with code JJEXCLUSIVE
Valid: 10/3-10/5, while supplies last.

25% off your entire purchase at Janie and Jack with code JJEXCLUSIVE