Monday, 2 December 2013

Hallmark Christmas Collection ~ #2013ChristmasGiftGuide #HallmarkPressPause #Giveaway #Review

Hallmark is one of my ideal places to shop during Christmas.  Over two decades I have bought so many Christmas cards, gift bags, and wrapping papers.  It was also one of my Mother In Law's favourite places to shop for Christmas ornaments.  I know I will need to replace some since my kids love to play with the ornaments.  This year they have so many great items that it is always fun to enter into their store and test out their new products.  My girls were very excited to test drive what Hallmark sent me.  There was much laughter and giggles and even fighting over who's turn to play with it was.  I think this year Hallmark has out done themselves to help us celebrate Christmas this year.



North Pole Communicator ($29.95 with any purchase, MSRP $39.95)
If your little one wants to talk to Santa this is the thing to get.  Even I am excited to pay with it.  Each day starting December 1st to Christmas, my kids could talk to a friend in the North Pole.  This would be so much fun and to spread a little Christmas joy in our household.  My kids can't wait for December 1st to get the party started.

'Blink-Along' Musical Scarf ($14.95 with any purchase, MSRP $24.95)
I was having so much fun playing with the scarf.  It plays a 5 different Christmas tune and flashes along with the music.  My youngest daughter was fascinated and kept on pressing the button over and over again.  She couldn't get enough of it.  I was thinking of bring this to the office to share some holiday laughter.

Totally Ticklish Goofy ($15.95 with 3 Hallmark cards purchase, MSRP $29.95)
From all the Disney character's laughter, I think the one that is most memorable is Goofy.  I think he laughs the most because he is just goofy.  Both my daughters enjoys playing with him.  As he is singing his song, the girls will tackle him with tickles.  His giggles are contagious that it even made me smile with him.

Yule-K-Lele ($19.95, MSRP $24.95)
I think I need another Yule-K-Lele.  Both of my girls were fighting over playing the Yule-K-Lele.  I even enjoyed playing with it to hear the tune as I "strum" it faster or slow.  My littlest one was having the time of her life playing it and was driving her older sister crazy because she wanted her turn.  I think this would be fun to pass around at a Christmas party and watching enjoying themselves.

"Let it Snowmen" 5 piece Mini Snowmen ornament set ($6.95 with 3 Hallmark cards purchase,  MSRP $14.95)  I love ornaments and I believe the ones I currently have are mostly from Hallmark.  I love to go and visit their ornaments section to see what I should purchase next.  These little snowmen are cute and they could be used as a gift decoration to make it look professionally wrapped.  After they have unwrapped the gifts they could hang the decoration up on the tree.

Pics 'n' Props Christmas Fun Kit ($14.95 Hallmark Rewards Offer, MSRP $24.95)  This prop kit would make each Christmas picture fun.  It includes masks and cute funny cut outs that would make picture taking alot more fun with the kids.  These will make the pictures very unique and interesting to look at a few years from now.  This kit could also bring so much fun at a Christmas party.  It could be a great start of a conversation or just a good laugh during the party.

Holiday Gift Wrap, Santa Approved Gift Bags and Christmas Cards, oh my!  For years I have used Hallmark's paper products because they were one of the best.  They were always pretty and high quality that I never second guessed myself when purchasing them.  I may at time over purchase them so I have a small pile I could use them over a few Christmases.  I say the outside should be somewhat just as nice as the inside.  I like to see pretty gift wrapped boxes and bags underneath the tree.  I also still enjoy receiving pretty Christmas cards in the mail.  I might be old fashioned but I get excited to find them in my mail box and I collect them and still have ones I received 20 years ago.

Do any of the items piqued your interest?  Just remember once they are gone...they are gone...so don't hesitate to avoid any disappointments.


GIVEAWAY!!

Once again, one of my favourite store, Hallmark Canada would like to offer one of my readers to win a "Let it Snowman" 5 piece Mini Snowman Ornament set.

This giveaway will run from December 2nd to December 25th, 2013 (midnight EST).  Winner, you have 72 hours to reply.  You must be 18+ Open to Canadians Only.  Good Luck!



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*Disclosure - I am apart of Hallmark Press Pause Panel.  The product in this review was provided to me free of cost for the purpose of conducting this review. All opinions expressed in this review are my own and are not influenced by monetary compensation.


85 comments:

  1. Ontario. I like shopping for cards or whatever tickles my fancy at Hallmark.~ Caralyn Rubli

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  2. Love to buy my cards here. Always find one to say exactly what I am thinking or feeling

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  3. I line in NB. I love getting cute ornaments at Hallmark!

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  4. Ontario, I love Hallmark's ornaments

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  5. Ontario - usually just get cards there

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  6. BC - mostly cards, but two of the Hallmark stores here have had some very nice scarves and I've bought several.

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  7. I live in B.C. and I love to purchase Christmas ornaments.

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  8. NS, Mostly cards

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  9. Ontario and I purchase cards and these stuffies Beanie Boos my girls are obsessed

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  10. new brunswick love their ornaments they have so many cute ones to choose from

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  11. I'm from Manitoba and I mostly purchase cards at Hallmark but sometimes I buy gift items, wrapping paper, etc.

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  12. I'm from Ontario. I usually buy cards from Hallmark - two or three a month

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  13. I'm from Alberta. I love buying cards there, they are always really good cards. I also like the ornaments too.

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  14. I live in Nova Scotia. I like to buy their ornaments
    thanks

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  15. Alberta. I like to purchase cards and ornaments. picture frames. They have awesome stuff!!

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  16. I'm in Ontario. I like Hallmark's ornaments.

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  17. I'm from Ontario and I like to buy Hallmark's cards.
    My rafflecopter name is Julie G

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  18. Im for Ontario and I like purchasing gifts, knickknacks, cards, mugs. christmas decorations hallmark movies. Chandra Christine O'Connor

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  19. Ontario, and usually cards and sometimes ornaments Jody D

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  20. I am from Ontario. I like to get ornaments from Hallmark, they have such great ones.

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  21. I'm from Ontario.
    I would buy cards from Hallmark.

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  22. I am in Ontario.
    I like to purchase cards from Hallmark as I find they have a great variety.

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  23. I'm from BC and I like to purchase cards, ornaments and collectibles at Hallmark.

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  24. im from nova scotia, and i like their christmas ornaments

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  25. I love their cards and their yearly christmas ornaments!

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    1. Im from Alberta... sorry I forgot to say that :D

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  26. I live in Ontario. From Hallmark, I like purchasing ornaments, mugs and cards.

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  27. im from ontario. i like to peruse hallmark for the little extras that i can send with a card

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  28. I'm from Saskatchewan and I like to purchase ornaments from Hallmark

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  29. Ontario...Hallmark cards are my only choice..they have such beautiful meaningful cards

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  30. I live in Ontario. I love purchasing ornaments and statues from Hallmark.

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  31. I'm in AB and I like to buy cards and unique gifts at hallmark

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  32. I'm in Quebec and I buy all my special cards at Hallmark and I get the kids an ornament each Christmas.

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  33. From Manitoba and I usually buy cards at Hallmark

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  34. I'm from Alberta, and I normally buy ornaments and unique gifts at hallmark. I bought all the kids baby books there too.

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  35. ontario and the ornaments are my favourite

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  36. I'm in Ontario. I usually purchase cards, stuffed toys and boxed x'mas cards and wrapping paper and bows from Hallmark.

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  37. BC is my province. I buy picture frames and ornaments from Hallmark

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  38. BC, I buy my cards and other gifts

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  39. I'm from BC. I like to buy Christmas tree ornaments and cards mostly.

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  40. BC. And I often buy greeting cards there.

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  41. Ontario and I buy cards and gifts

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  42. I like purchasing their cards and keepsake ornaments
    I'm from Ontario
    9Debbie W)

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  43. BC and i like to get cards from there.

    billiondollarprincesss@hotmail.com

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  44. MB, and I like buying keepsake ornaments and little knick knacks!

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  45. I'm in Ontario, wife likes snowman decorations.

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  46. I'm from Ontario, and I love their cards!

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  47. Nova Scotia and I love the Holiday Musical Decor they have...my favourite holiday decor is the snowman and snowdog that I bought at Hallmark. They sing Jingle Bells and actually dance and jingle their bells, when you press the snowman's hand.

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  48. I usually buy cards and gifts for co-workers, there's always something to pick from.

    I am in Ontario.

    SueSueper Sue

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  49. Nova scotia , I like buying cards

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  50. I am from manitoba and I like to purchase greeting cards from hallmark

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  51. Québec and I love Hallmark's ornaments

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  52. I'm from ontario... mostly it's buying cards, but sometimes i can't help but buy a stuffed animal
    aka midgeknows

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  53. Ontario is my province and I love to buy Cards at Hallmark

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  54. Manitoba, cards and stuffed animals

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  55. I am in Ontario and love getting cards at Hallmark. They kn ow how to do it and do it well.

    Kevin Linkie

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  56. Alberta I like to purchase collectibles, make great gifts. I also like to purchase my cards from Hallmark, I can always find the perfect one!

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  57. Alberta born, and I do love to buy that perfect card at Hallmark.

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  58. Ontario....Cards and ornaments!!

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  59. From Ontario, I mostly purchase their cards
    -Lucy

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  60. Im from ontario and I would get there cards

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  61. im from ontario but i dont normally make purchases from hallmark :)

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  62. I'm in Ontario and I like to buy cards and calendars.

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  63. ontario and I get all my cards there

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  64. I'm from Alberta. I love the Christmas Ornaments.

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  65. ontario. Mostly I buy cards

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  66. I'm from Quebec. I like shopping for cards.

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  67. From Newfoundland and I the cards

    Florence C

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  68. bc - ornaments

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  69. BC, i like to buy cards

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  70. I'm from Ontario. I love buying cards from Hallmark!

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  71. Ontario and I like to buy their ornaments and stuffies.

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  72. I'm from Ontario, and I mostly buy cards but also cute little gifts that they have for certain events (i.e, graduation)

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  73. Im in Ontario and I love Hallmark cards. They also have beautiful ornaments :)

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