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Teaching Your Kids to Give: Establishing the Mentality of Lifelong Giving

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While raising kids has never been easy, it can be one of the most rewarding things that some people do — especially when children grow up to be productive, contributing members to society, and that includes knowing how to give back and enrich the communities in which they live.

When should children start participating in the giving process? As early as possible. Even if they are still toddlers, observing charitable acts that happen regularly and eventually understanding them will leave a big impression. Learning how to give and developing that skill set is a lifelong journey.

Giving is more than a task, it’s a mindset. A way of life, a way of looking at the world and asking, how can I help? How can I make connections between needs and time and resources? How can I bring awareness to specific needs and evoke action?

  1. Ask Your Kids How They Would Like to Help.

    If giving to a cause is new to your household, involve your kids as early as possible; tell them that your family has the chance to give back. Then, engage them in a conversation about the types of causes they may feel strongly about and ways they think they can help.This could involve helping families, working to save open spaces, caring for nature or a community garden, helping to save an endangered species, or helping those in need.

    Once you’ve identified key topics that your family is interested in (make a list, as this helps visualize everything) start researching specific local organizations (add them to the list).

    • Food kitchens
    • Pet shelters and animal rescues
    • Nature conservation efforts
    • Fundraising for various activities for low-income kids, like camp
    • Zoos, museums, and aquariums
    • Schools and local libraries (these days, even they need as much help as they can get)
    • Visitation of patients in hospitals
    • Visitation of the elderly in nursing homes
  2. Make a Game Plan

    Get creative about how your family can help the organization(s) you choose. Bake sales are traditional, but there are other ways to help. Talk it through with your family, map it out, and post the results somewhere in the home that is highly visible.

    Gamify it to some degree with tasks that turn into goals that turn into accomplishments, that result in stickers.

  3. Quick Tasks and Ideas That Can Make a Big Difference

    Clear the clutter. Every 6 to 12 months, have a household closet cleaning day (that includes the toy chest, and maybe even the garage). Get everyone in the family to help.

    Make a donate box. Put it out where your kids can add to it. Donate often, even if it’s small.

    Make detours to giving. When shopping, make a trip down the canned food aisle. Ask your kids to pick a can of food to put in your donate box at home.

    Find ways to raise money for donations. Hold a yard sale and give all or a portion of your sales to a selected charity. Do the same with a bake sale, an art sale, etc. Involve your kids at all stages.

    Associate getting with giving. For birthdays and holidays, aside from their other gifts, give your kids a hand-written gift “certificate of giving” with a specified amount of money that they can gift to their favorite charity. Take your child to the charity to donate that money in-person if you can. For non-location organizations, write a check and have your child include a letter.

    Volunteer time in your local community. From public gardens that need weeding, to historic buildings that need painting, or food banks that need help, find something age-appropriate that can engage your family.

  4. Growing the Mindset

    Tell stories. There are lots of real-life stories about kids or groups of kids who have found creative ways to give back. Encourage empathy. Share appropriate stories of struggle. Ask kids what they would do in a certain situation, and how they would want people to help them.

    Walk them through the cycle. If your kids are young, say, “We’re going to give this can of food/winter coat/gift to ______.” (Then explain the results.) “It will give them something to eat/keep them warm this winter/help them __________.”

    Explain why you are doing it and what you’re looking for. “We don’t need to store all this stuff when someone else could really use it.” Or, “I bet there is a kid out there who would really enjoy playing with that toy. I know you used to love it, but how about if you pass it along to someone else so they can enjoy it as much as you have?” Keep the focus on the people in need and your child’s ability to share an experience through an item. Establishing an impermanent relationships to “things” can help kids better understand the importance of relationships over acquiring goods.

    Develop a language of giving in your household. Find creative opportunities to incorporate it into regular conversation. Nothing is permanent. We are stewards of the planet, and the things we think we own. Everything is in change, and it is our duty to help those in need when we have abundance. If ever there is a time when we are without, we hope that others will think of us and help us.

Teaching children about the struggles of others not only develops a lifelong giving mindset, it also helps children understand how their words and actions impact those around them — a lesson that bears repeating.

This article has been republished with permission and provided to Woman Tribune by the authors. Read more about them below.

Jennifer L. Jacobson is the founder of Jacobson Communication and an advocate for organizations looking to make a positive difference in the world. She currently serves on the board of several influential nonprofits and organizations focused on conservation, education, and community. For more, visit www.jacobsoncommunication.com

Gretchen Barry is the Director of marketing and Communications for NonProfitEasy; the all-in-one data management software, created by nonprofits for nonprofits. From CRM and database management, to events, donor engagement, fundraising, and more, NonProfitEasy offers a one-stop, affordable, integrated software solution that is changing the status quo for the greater good. For more, visit www.nonprofiteasy.com

Beauty Lovers Gift Guide

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Christmas is just days away. The pressure is on if you’re still looking for some last-minute gifts or stocking stuffers. We have a list of some of the top-selling beauty products out there for the beauty lovers on your holiday shopping list.

Blush On Rouge by La Femme

La Femme blush on rougeAvailable in 52 shades, pro artists have been using these forever. Great value for thrifty color junkies, priced at $3.50 each.

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Dermaflage Tropical Perfecting Filler

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Buy at Dermaflage →

BORGHESE Lip Look Gift Set

BORGHESE lip look gift setThis $80 value Lip Look Gift Set is on sale for $29.50, plus you will receive a FREE BORGHESE Brightening Moments Gift Set with the purchase of any BORGHESE products. For a limited time only.

Buy at Beauty Bridge →

BQX2 Baby Quasar Bundle

BQX2 Baby Quasar bundleAs featured in Vogue, the BQX2 Bundle is the perfect light therapy skincare duo for pre-maintenance of wrinkles and blemishes. Currently 25% off with easy payment options available.

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Miami Creations Shea Body Butter

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Powdered Makeup Print by Adrianna Williams

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Meaningful Gifts for a Cause That Are a Win-Win #ad

This is a sponsored guest post from Reed and Barton.

Reed and Barton Gifts for a Cause

It’s rare to come across a charity purchase that helps people in need help themselves, but the Reed and Barton Gifts for a Cause project does just that in a unique and special way.

This collection of hand-blown and heirloom quality gifts feature designs by young patients in the Children’s Art Project at MD Anderson Children’s Cancer Hospital, handsomely recreated and gift boxed for holiday giving. These gifts are empowering to the giver, the gift recipient, as well as the child artists themselves, as a portion of the proceeds from the sale of these gifts return to MD Anderson Cancer Center to fund patient-focused programs that ease and enrich the lives of young patients.

Some of the charming gifts include:

  • Santa Angel Ornament by Victor, featuring a whimsical winged Santa flying in a starry sky on a stunning teardrop-shaped glass ornament
  • Santa Angel Snowglobe by Victor finds Santa Angel dodging falling snowflakes to the tune of “We Wish You a Merry Christmas” in a globe atop a gleaming, tarnish-resistant silver-plated base.
  • Bethlehem Ornament by Carlo, a bright and colorful street scene in the Holy City, backed by a dramatic black sky. 14-year-old Carlo’s design encircles an egg-shaped hand-blown glass ornament that glistens with glittery and Swarovski Elements, and is topped with a Reed and Barton coat of arms charm.

Reed and Barton Santa Angel ornament

For Woman Tribune Readers ONLY!

For a limited time, when you purchase any item from the Reed and Barton Gifts for a Cause collection, you will receive the Santa Angel by Victor silver-plated ornament FREE with code MDGIFT.

The Santa Angel ornament must first be added to your cart. Once it is added to your cart, the retail price ($25) will be subtracted from your order. Offer valid while supplies last.

About MD Anderson Children’s Art Project

The MD Anderson Children’s Cancer Hospital’s Children’s Art Project has helped generate more than $30 million in worldwide sales toward programs that benefit over 26,000 pediatric cancer patients and their families.

How to Prepare an Emergency Kit for Your Pets

This is a guest post by Jody Cowan of Mom ‘n Daughter Savings, a lifestyle blog dedicated to reviews, giveaways, recipes, and other fun tidbits.

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We have seen our share and then some of harsh and even catastrophic weather this year. Way too many people have lost their homes, everything they owned, and even their lives in the battle against Mother Nature’s wrath, and while it is necessary to mourn what has been lost by the strongest storms we have experienced in recent history, it is just as necessary to learn from it and move forward with our lives cautiously and well-prepared.

If you have pets, it is just as important to make sure that they are prepared for bath weather in case of any necessary evacuations as the rest of your family. In case of a weather emergency, your pets need to have a grab-and-go kit ready.

A lot of shelters do not allow animals, so you need to plan ahead. You could stay in a hotel, but they tend to fill up fast when a storm is approaching. However, you could research ahead of time and make a list of hotels to call in case you need to relocate and make sure that your pet can accompany you. You could also opt to stay with a friend that lives far enough away from the danger lurking in the weather.

In case of an emergency, here is a list of suggested items to have packed for your pet:

  • A collar with ID tag that includes your phone number (with area code) and vaccination tags
  • Leash
  • Carrier or crate large enough for your pet to be able to stand up and turn around
  • Gallons or bottles of sealed water
  • 2-week supply of food stored in a waterproof container
  • Food dishes
  • Heartworm medication or any other medications your pet may be on or need to take, even infrequently, just in case
  • Towels
  • Your pet’s favorite toys
  • Treats
  • Litter, for cats
  • First Aid Kit
  • Plastic bags, newspapers, etc. for animal waste cleanup
  • Pet bed or favorite blanket(s)

These are just my ideas for an emergency kit for your pet. Yours could include anything your pet may need for survival as well as comfort. Comfort is a big deal with animals, and maybe even more important during times of stress, such as during emergency evacuations. If you’re unsure about what else you can add to your pet’s emergency kit, consult your veterinarian.

Tips in this article are intended as suggestions only. I am not a veterinarian, I just have several pets.

Practical and Effective Entryway and Hallway Design Tips

This is a guest post by Gabrielle Green of TipsOnHowToSaveMoney.

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I have been writing about preparing to move for months now. It was an overwhelming, yet exciting experience all at once. Now that we are settled (relatively speaking) we can finally focus on decorating and making the house our home.

We came up with a practical plan both financially and for tackling the decorating — room-by-room, area-by-area. For us, that meant the first order of business was the entryway. With a busy household we wanted to construct an entryway that was well-designed, simple and uncluttered, and good to go for everyday use.

Before designing your entryway answer these questions:

You first need to start the design process by defining the space. How often do you entertain in your home? If often, you need a place to keep your guests’ things when they visit.

Does your family set out for the day by exiting this part of the home? Is this also the entrance that visitors use? Storage for umbrellas, briefcases, and winter clothing is essential.

Entryway Decorating Tips

Take off the closet door to make extra space.

In our home everything converges by the front door and leaves a big mess that is often untidy and tripped on. As such, one of the main focal points of the entryway was to pick a bench that we could use to store shoes, sports gear, backpacks, and more. But more than that, we wanted to create a space that would give first-time visitors to our home a warm and welcoming impression.

Entryway benches are practical and come in a variety of different styles and types from hardwood to vintage, so matching your decor shouldn’t be too strenuous of a task. I think what I liked most is that entryway benches are affordable. Even a simple wrought iron bench can add a design element and warm feeling that welcomes your guests to your home. If a bench is simply too overpowering for the area, consider storage bins.

Bursts of color dramatically change the visual appeal of an entryway. Red, for instance, is not only bright, but also warm and inviting for visitors.

It has been said that painting your interior door black can instantly make the area look more expensive than it really is.

Photos place in an ascending style along a staircase not only provides a personal touch, but it also creates an inviting atmosphere that grabs your guests’ attention.

If your entryway lacks wall and/or floor space, pick one area to focus on. Adding something as simple as a slim table with a vase or candle can quickly and affordably elevate the space.

Many designers say the most important foyer accessory is a mirror, but that will really depend on the amount of space you have and the architecture. When guests come in or head out, a quick glance in the mirror is always good; but further, a mirror bounces light in small places making it bright and cheery.

Other items that can accentuate the area are artwork or a live plant, but it is important to keep clutter to a minimum. A small area can easily be overrun by too many people, so limiting unnecessary furniture and extra knickknacks will keep the area from feeling claustrophobic.

The above tips can help you get started with your own entryway design. Make it fun and make it practical so it works for you and also works so that the kids and family can easily stow their items until they need them again tomorrow.

The Best Health Apps to Help You Lead a Healthy Lifestyle

This is a guest post by Gabrielle Green of TipsOnHowToSaveMoney.

Fooducate app Let’s face it, there just isn’t much that your smartphone isn’t capable of helping with; and if you are anything like me, which you probably are, that smartphone goes everywhere with you. It helps with work details, personal obligations, and everything in-between. If you are passionate about living a healthy lifestyle, or just beginning to really pay attention to what you eat and keep track of your exercise progress, there are endless apps out there strictly dedicated to helping you succeed.

Whether you have an Android, iPhone, or any one of the new BlackBerry phones, here are some of my favorite health apps that can help you stay healthy and on-track with everything from diabetes to workouts to calorie counting. I hope you find them useful too!

Fooducate: This app helps users to better understand food labels and important information without incorporating too much information. In fact, it can scan items right in the store and then highlights the pros and cons of the product and grades them based on their “healthiness,” while offering alternatives.

Epicurious: Eating smarter doesn’t have to be complicated or boring. This app houses more than 30,000 recipes and also includes helpful functions such as creating shopping lists and step-by-step instructions for more complicated recipes.

Foodily: This app is a recipe database with a social twist. It allows users to collect recipes, share them with friends, as well as store favorites.

Fig: This app is basic and easy. Create a plan from common wellness goals, such as increasing water intake, walking more, and the like, and share them with the Fig community to gain the extra motivation you need to keep going on those tough days.

Couch to 5k: I’ve always been resistant to running. I just don’t understand how people love it. That changed when I started using this app. It is aimed at beginner runners who need the motivation to get started. Before you know it, the app will have you comfortably running a 5k that you never dreamed possible!

RunKeeper: Skiing, walking, running, or jogging — it doesn’t matter — this app can help you keep count of the calories you burned, the duration you’ve been working out, and more. It also lets users share their workouts on social media and with other people who use the app.

Charity Miles: This is by far one of my favorite app finds! Recently launched in 2012, this app keeps tracks of all the miles you walk, bike, and run and donates the results to charity on your behalf. Users don’t have to open their wallets, they just need to move, thanks to corporate sponsors. Simply pick a cause that is near and dear to you and get moving; it’s that simple.

Lose It!: Most people are constantly making an effort to lose weight in some way or another. Lose It! users gets custom weight loss plans that also tracks food intake, activity levels, and allows for connecting with other users. It also has a large food database. Most useful is that the app can sync up with popular fitness tracking devices for further tracking.

There are just a few of my favorite health apps; there are countless more available. There are also apps that can help you monitor health news such as food and drug recalls and more.

If you have a favorite health or fitness app that I didn’t list here, please share in the comments!

Smartphone Apps for the Busy Businesswoman

This is a guest post by Gabrielle Green of TipsOnHowToSaveMoney.

A Day in Life I finally got an iPhone about a year ago (I’m always late to the party) but I still haven’t been able to break up with my BlackBerry. So that means that I essentially carry around two phones because I love different things about each device.

I was considering switching solely to the iPhone, but I started getting cold feet and the BlackBerry 10 pricing and updated features grabbed my attention. So guess who now owns a new BlackBerry 10 and an iPhone?

My complicated mobile device relationship isn’t going to be resolved anytime soon and I’ve come to terms with that. Below is what I like about the new BB and what apps I’m using.

BlackBerry Apps for the Busy Businesswoman

My goal in business has always been to be more productive. Gone are the days of being chained to my desk or smacking myself in the head for forgetting to grab a file I needed to print or have on-hand. If you set your smartphone up with the right apps, working on the go is easy; and most importantly, efficient. In a world that has gone mobile, it seems to be that the standard, regular things are what often go overlooked. Here are some apps that help with that.

A Day in Life: As a writer and blogger, I’m always reading other blogs and news sites. I find this app particularly useful because I can store new blog ideas, memories, notes, and more. But more importantly, I like that I can easily store this information on my phone so that my ideas aren’t lost because I didn’t take the time to jot them down while I was busy running errands or working on something else.

Business Cards for BlackBerry 10: Let me be honest–I’m disorganized and I’m known to misplace papers and folders quite frequently. Naturally, that also means misplacing business cards. This app lets you take a photo of a business card and keeps a virtual copy so you never lose or misplace it.

Hide Files: This app hides any confidential files or directories on your phone that you don’t want in plain sight so you don’t have the fear of losing privacy but always have your personal and/or business documents with you. I’ve found this especially helpful while I’m going through the process of selling my home. The bank requests new documents almost daily and I don’t like keeping them where anyone can view them.

Print My Files: You can easily print single or multiple files from your BlackBerry 10 by using the device Wi-Fi that sends the files to your PC to initiate printing.

One of the reasons I started veering from the BlackBerry was the lack of apps available in comparison to the iPhone. There are now several more apps than there were before. Gizmodo recently wrote a post about some companies that have no planned intention to be available for the BlackBerry, which includes Kindle, Instagram, and Netflix–three of the companies on the list that most notably are missed, but not enough to dissuade me from sticking with BlackBerry for now.

What apps do you use for your business that I missed? Share them in the comments! Remember, being in business isn’t about reinventing the wheel as much as it is about making it work for you.

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Working From Home

This is a guest post by Gabrielle Green of TipsOnHowToSaveMoney.

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Okay, so here’s the thing: if you work from home in any medium, you are most likely nagged by everyone you know how to start a blog or how to get in with the company you telecommute for. Compound that with everyone sending you every email (aka spam) about a blog or job opportunity to ask you if it’s “legit.” Surely this doesn’t just happen to me?

Working From Home — Blogging and Websites

It’s not rocket science to build a blog, but it does take hard work. No one can simply tell you what to do without you applying your own time and research. There are hundreds of ways to make money online, but you have to find which ways will work for you. Nothing is more frustrating than someone expecting you to just show them how to do something so they don’t have to put in any effort. How successful will that venture be in the long run? Not very.

Starting a blog (WordPress is free) has low overhead costs — a domain name, hosting, and possibly a virtual terminal are needed (if you’re selling your own items.) The rest is going to cost you in the forms of blood, sweat, and possibly tears. There are millions of websites on any given topic, but you can stand out above the rest if you take the time to do so. “Build it and they will come” is a good starting point, but not nearly enough.

Working From Home — Telecommuting

There are legitimate companies that hire remote workers, but as you might imagine, they are in high demand. But that doesn’t mean you should stop trying. Most importantly, be diligent in your research. If it reads something like, “Work 4 hours a week and make $4000 doing nothing,” no questions asked, it’s spam; keep looking. Logically, there will be times that you are required to have specific software or equipment, such as a headset, but that is a different scenario. A real job should be FREE.

The best advice I can give you is simply this: if you are unsure, seek out information about the job opportunity online (the name of the company followed by the word “scam” in an internet search can most often bring up any red flags you should be aware of before moving forward.) You can also join a forum for people who work from home and read through the threads; sites such as WAHM.com have been around a long time and can serve as a learning opportunity for you. Then, when you have your own experiences, pay it forward and share your own stories with the group. At the end of the day, you are responsible for your decisions; don’t be duped due to lack of diligent research.

So here is the ugly truth in a nutshell: it’s going to be frustrating. You are going to want to pull your hair out because the server goes down or someone curses you out for no reason. You can bet the code will break a few times. You will want to give up and you will find yourself with a complete block on what to do or say.

But, the other side to that is, you can’t give up. Treat it like you would your own children; always love it but don’t always like it. If you are frustrated, walk away. If it breaks, again, walk away. If you have no idea what you are doing, don’t touch it, ask for help. If you don’t think you can afford help, barter with other bloggers, moms, or small businesses. Be creative, but most importantly, stick it through–it is simply the only option.

The best part of working from home is just that–you are in the comfort of your own home and making money while doing so. Websites aren’t great overnight. They take time, patience, and persistence. But it is proof positive that it works with hard work.

Mother’s Day 2011 Sweepstakes, Freebies and Deals

This is a guest post by Coupon Sherpa, a simple and easy to use, all inclusive coupon site with deals on online, grocery, mobile and printable coupons.

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My mother was the best. She was loving, thoughtful, attentive, a great cook, dressed age appropriately, entertained effortlessly, raised six kids of which she was proud… the list goes on and on. (That’s mother in the photo above.)

There wasn’t much I wouldn’t have done for my mother, but often a lack of money kept me from doing everything I wanted. To help you give your mother everything she deserves, I’ve been together this list of sweepstakes, freebies and deals to help you celebrate together.

Happy Mother’s Day, everyone!

Sweepstakes

Hallmark Caribbean Cruise and Other Prizes
The gift card company’s “Mother Is A Special Occasion Sweepstakes” includes prizes of a Caribbean cruise or daily prizes of an Apple iPad, Wii Fit game system, salon makeovers, brunch with friends and cold, hard cash. Deadline to enter is May 8.

My Lifetime Diamond Earrings
My Lifetime’s “Moms Are Rock Stars Sweepstakes” includes a weekly prize of diamond solitaire earrings worth roughly $1,300 to $17,000. The contest ends May 9.

American Greetings $10,000 and Other Instant Prizes
Enter the “Match and Win Mother’s Day Sweepstakes” to win a $10,000 spa vacation or more than 10 such instant prizes as an Apple iPad and gift cards for Sephora, iTunes, and Bath & Body Works. The contest ends May 10.

Wimgo Broadmoor Hotel Weekend
The “Show Your Mom Some Love” sweepstakes includes airfare for two to Colorado Springs, Colo., where you’ll stay for three nights at the exclusive Broadmoor Hotel, receive $2,500 in cash and a $400 spa package.

Diet Pepsi SpaFinder
Help your mom win a spa day for two by “liking” Diet Pepsi on Facebook before May 11.

Freebies

TCBY Free Yogurt
For the fourth year in a row, TCBY will offer free frozen yogurt to moms on Mother’s Day. Moms will have the choice of their favorite flavors, such as white chocolate mousse, strawberry or watermelon sorbet.

123 Print Cards Printable eCards
123 Print Cards is a great place to find free Mother’s Day card templates, funny cards, cute cards and photo cover cards. Just add your own personalized message and print it out.

Lowe’s Heart Flower Vase
Bring your child to Lowe’s on May 7 and they can build a flower vase during one of the merchant’s regular Build and Grow Clinics. The flower is not included in this free offer.

Moms Rising – MOM Bumper Sticker
On Mother’s Day 2010, over a million moms received a Mother of the Decade Award from Moms Rising. Since then, the non-profit organization working to change the world has received thank-you notes from moms all over the country. In appreciation, Moms Rising is offering a free “MOM” bumper sticker for all who sign up.

Macy’s – $5 Donation
Macy’s will donate $5 in your mom’s honor, up to a total of $400,000 when you send a free, personalized Facebook message to your mom at Facebook.com/Macys. Proceeds will be donated to Futures Without Violence, Make-A-Wish Foundation, National Park Foundation, Reading Is Fundamental and the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women movement.

Jo-ann – Crafts For Kids
The fabric and craft store is hosting a free Make-It-Take-It event in every store from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 7. Children can make a painted garden stake and a Mother’s Day card and envelop with papercrafting supplies from Martha Stewart Crafts.

Deals

Restaurant.com – 80% Gift Certificate Discount
Restaurant.com is offering 80% off $25 gift certificates. In other words, you’ll get a $25 gift certificate for just $3 to use at any of their 18,000 restaurants nationwide. Use the coupon code “BONUS” at checkout.

Boston Market – Dessert
Every mom gets a free family-size dessert with a purchase of any family meal from May 6 to 8. You must download this coupon to receive the offer.

ProFlowers – Free Bonus Items
Order 15 assorted tulips and you’ll qualify for an elegant, free glass vase.
Order the Mom’s Delight bouquet and get a free glass vase and chocolates.
Order 24 long-stemmed assortment roses and get ProFlowers’ free glass vase with a Spa Trio.

Shutterfly – Greeting Card
For just 99 cents, you can order a free 5×7 folded photo greeting card or flat stationary card from Shutterfly with the coupon code “MOMCARD”. Sign up for an account and you’ll also receive 50 free prints.

Champps Americana – $10 Off
Moms get $10 off with any $25 purchase from May 6 to 8 at participating Champps Americana, located in 20 states.

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse – $25 Gift Card
The steakhouse and wine bar is offering a $25 dining card for a future purchase when you treat your mom for brunch or dinner. On May 8, Fleming’s brunch menu will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Photo by KateForgach