Friday, June 13th, 2014
Shopping for yourself can be frustrating, but it’s nothing compared to shopping for the men in your life! E-cards are the new, easy way to get the “You’re #1 Dad!” message out without driving yourself crazy.
This year e.p.t teamed up with March of Dimes to celebrate fathers, both old and new (and even dads-to-be, see the card at right!). Until June 17, e.p.t will donate $1 to the March of Dimes for every Father’s Day e-card sent from e.p.t’s website: eptfamily.com/ecard. Each dollar supports the March of Dimes “imbornto” campaign, which is the notion that every baby is born to do something great in his or her lifetime. The money also goes towards the organization’s vital research and programs that continue to improve the lives of babies, and families, everywhere.
Besides giving to charity, e-card senders will receive a coupon for the new e.p.t Preconception Health Test. According to March of Dimes (and many women out there), having a healthy baby starts long before conception–including taking care of health conditions before getting pregnant.
Celebrate your dad by celebrating new life–just an e-card away!
Want some inspiration on how to show your dad how you really feel this Father’s Day?
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Tuesday, June 12th, 2012
Have you ever found yourself lingering up and doWn the card isle searching through what seems like thousands of greetings for your child’s 5th birthday card, with less than thrilling results? If you answered yes, your card shopping and sending routine is about be revolutionized!
Meet Treat, a new customizable card website, that has simply delighted us around Parents HQ. To choose from one of Treat’s 4,500+ awesome designs – 300 of which are from Hallmark itself – go to www.treat.com, select a card template, then go to town editing the layout, inserting a personalized message, and adding pictures of your cute kids. You can even including gift codes that can be redeemed for gift cards, charity donations, or just plain cash. My favorite part is that the site allows you to create custom cards from thecomfort of your own home without sacrificing store-bought quality. In other words, no more sloppy printing and folding for the artistically inept.
Once you’ve completed your card design, you can choose to have the card mailed to yourself so you can hand deliver it, or have it mailed directly to a loved one.
Delivery typically ranges from 1 to 3 days. Even better: at only $3 each, these cards are a steal compared to store prices that tend to push the five-dollar mark. But don’t take our word for it…your first Treat card is FREE so you can try it yourself in time for Father’s Day and graduation season.
iPhone owners: Be sure to keep an eye out for the convenient Treat app coming out this summer!
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