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Friday, February 4, 2011

Valentines - what does it mean to you? (Photo Giveaway)

Shutterfly asks me: What does Valentine's mean to you?  Well, when I was younger (a teenager) I thought it meant being with a man and was special because he sent me flowers and a balloon to school.  I was not left out in the "Love" department.  I did not want to be one of those envious girl off to the side that got nothing.  But now, I look back and think, how foolish!  Yes, it is nice to get flowers and a balloon or a stuffed animal and chocolates, but Valentines means much more to me now that I am older (we will not say how much older).
I love my Family everyday and I love Valentines because it is a day that my children flood me with hugs and kisses and the handmade cards and hearts made at school and at home.  My hubby is not a very openly emotional guy, but on Valentines he does open up more and shows his love for me, and even though I do not mind not getting a gift, he gets me one every year.  It is nothing big, but he started a tradition with our first Valentines together to buy me a stuffed animal and has gotten me one every year after that.  They are not always bears, sometimes frogs (I love frogs).  They are all cute and I love them (but running out of places to put them.)

Anyways, to me, Valentines Day is a day to show the ones you really love and adore just how much they mean to you!  Whether it is through a gift, words or affection, they know how much you care.

Shutterfly would like to know what Valentines means to you! 

Shutterfly has some great gift ideas for you to create and personalize for the ones you love!

They have very cute Valentine cards HERE. They have a lot of different designs to choose from and they start at just $.89!

They also have a bunch of different personalized gift ideas for you to choose from HERE.
Mousepads for Grandparents so they can see their children/grandchildren every day!  So many different ideas to choose from.  Plus, they are offering 20% all gifts right now!

You can see many other Valentine gift ideas HERE!

I really enjoy Shutterfly.  Their quality of items have never disappointed me and their prompt shipping is wonderful!  I have not had a complaint about Shutterfly yet!

Now for the best part!
Please leave a comment below and tell me what it means to you.  Then on Sunday, February 6th, 2011 at 10pm CST I will choose a lucky winner to receive 25 Free Photo prints courtesy of Shutterfly!  Be sure to leave your email address so I can contact the winner.  If the winner does not respond to my email within 48 hours, a ew winner will be chosen.  Once you confirm you have gotten your winner notification, I will email you your code for your 25 free Photo prints.

Good Luck to everyone!

*Disclosure:  I was not compensated in any way from Shutterfly.  I also got 25 free Photo prints from Shutterfly for this post.  These are my own honest opinions.

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