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Friday, January 06, 2006

She's baaaaack...

I cannot believe it has been almost 4 months since I have been here!! Talk about dropping the ball- well it's a new year and time to get back on track!

Working on the main website currently... planning a re-launch very soon!

Stay tuned... and Happy New Year!

~Danielle

Monday, September 12, 2005

An Update...


So far $250 has been raised for those families who have been relocated to Arizona. They have just released a list of the people who have ended up here.

Here is my plan. One more week I run this fund-raiser. After that, I print out the list, put all the names in a hat, and have my daughter pick two. Then I split the money, write two checks, and hunt these people down. I don't want to spread it too thin, because then no one would really benefit.

Unless in the next week I raise a couple grand, then I will change my tune a bit, and be able to spread a little more love around. ;-)

Which means- DONATE Gosh-darnit! I know alot of you have in other ways, but I made it so you will benefit too... :-))

Just keep scrolling down...

Sunday, September 04, 2005

Hurricane Relief- a call for help


Hundreds of victims of Hurricane Katrina are being flown in to Arizona starting today. As much as my husband and I would love to take a family in and give them a home as they work to get back on their feet, we have decided that it is just not something we are able to do at this time.

Instead, I have arranged a few card packages you can choose from to help me raise funds. I plan on finding a family or families to "host"- and all proceeds from your purchases will go directly to them. Not to some bigger organization where all money goes into one big fund. All your donations will go directly to a family in need.

Package #1: Four-pack of personalized notecards- $12.00 (samples)
Package #2: Girlfriend Collection personalized (4 notecards, 8 writing sheets)- $18.50 (samples)
Package #3A: Personalized Expressions 8-pack (4 name/4 thank-you)- $16.00 (samples)
#3B: Personalized Expressions 16-pack (8 each)- $28.00
Package #4: 10-pack All-occasion Inspirational Cards- $15.00 (samples)

Keep in mind ALL proceeds will go directly to a family who has lost everything from this tragedy. That is 50% of the purchase price. CONTACT ME TODAY WITH YOUR ORDER!

email: thepartystarter@cox.net
phone: 602-410-3204

Thank you ALL for your efforts. No one asked for this, and I feel we must do all we can to help those in need.

This is your day- to help as well. :-)

~Danielle

Saturday, September 03, 2005

Awesome happenings!

A few neat things are happening to me and my business right now. Over the summer PS I Love You worked with me to create a fund-raising package for schools. Having been the president of my own children's PTO for two years, I have first-hand experience in how the fund-raising works in schools, and exactly what schools are looking for. It's very exciting for me, because not only did I get to choose the designs that are to be used in the fund-raiser, but I also helped decide on a price that would help get a school a decent amount of funds. So of course I will be testing this out on my own children's school. If anyone would be interested in a fund-raiser of this sort, please let me know as I would love to help out!

Another great thing is PSILY cards is going to be featured on Good Day Arizona! We have a whole new holiday line, and they will be talking about them on the show September 23rd. Yay!

But even before that- yours truly will be making (hopefully) a little TV appearance of her own. That is correct folks, on Friday, September 16th, Sonoran Living Live will have the Early Rizers in the house! Early Rizers is a breakfast networking club for women in business, and we were invited to sit in the audience.

So keep your eyes peeled, you may just see me on your TV!

Friday, September 02, 2005

September Is...

This Month:

~Baby Safety Month
~
Be Kind to Editors & Writers Month
~
Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
~Children's Good Manners Month

~Cholesterol Education Month

~Classical Music Month

~Coupon Month (National, US)

~Ethnic Foods

~Eye Health & Safety Month

~Self Awareness Month (International)

~School Success Month (National, US)

~Self- Improvement Month

~Sewing Month (National, US)

~Sickle Cell Month (National US)
~
Sports and Home Eye Safety Month
~Prevent Blindness America Web site:
~Southern Gospel Music Month

~Tiger Month

~Women of Achievement Month

Second Week:

~Suicide Prevention Week


Third Week:

~Constitution Week
~Rehabilitation Week (National) - September 18 - 24, 2005
~Singles Week (National, US)

Fourth Week:

~Banned Books Week - September 23 - September 30
~Dog Week (National, US)

The Day Plan:

http://www.brownielocks.com/september.html


Monday, August 01, 2005

Final month of 40% off sale!

Just wanted to bring this to the front and center again- last month of the sale!

http://thepartystarter.blogspot.com/2005/06/omg-40-off-sale.html

Sunday, July 31, 2005

August Calendar!


Yay! It's back to school time! Well, at least here in AZ it is, anyway. Though I think the calendar knows it as well, there are several health-related events this month:

THIS MONTH IS:

Black Business Month
Children's Eye Health & Safety Month
Children's Vision & Learning Month
Happiness Happens Month
May Your Reading Be A Haven Month
National Immunization Awareness Month
National Inventor's Month
National Toddler Month
National Win With Civility Month
Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month


THIS WEEK IS:

Simplify Your Life Week: 1-7
Exhibitor Appreciation Week: 1-5
World Breastfeeding Week: 1-7
Psychic Week: 1-5
National Fraud Awareness Week: 4-10
(This is sponsored by the FCC and has to do with phone & mail fraud.)
Knights of Columbus Family Week: 6-14
National Scrabble Week: 7-12
Don't Wait! Celebrate! : 8-14
Elvis Week: 8-16
Kool-Aid Days: 12-14
National Resurrect Romance Week: 14-20
Thanks For All The Gifts Week: 14-20
Weird Contest Week: 15-21
National Aviation Week: 16-22
Be Kind To Humankind Week: 25-31


THIS DAY IS:

Girlfriend's Day: 1
Respect For Parents: 1
Rounds Resounding Day: 1
National Night Out: 2
National Pretty Is As Pretty Does Day: 2
Coast Guard Day: 4
Braham Pie Day: 5
Work Like A Dog Day: 5
National Fresh Breath (Halitosis) Day: 6
National Pamper Yourself Day: 6
National Mustard Day: 6
Women's Pro Football Day: 6
Friendship Day: 7
Particularly Preposterous Packaging Day: 7
National Kid's Day: 7
Sister's Day: 7
Treasure Your Customers Day: 7
The Date To Create Day: 8
Happiness Happens Day: 8
Sneak Some Zucchini Onto Your Neighbor's Porch Night: 8
International Day of the World's Indigenous People: 9
Veep Day: 9
International Youth Day: 12
Vinyl Record Day: 12
Kool-Aid Day: 12
Elvis Presley Commemoration Day: 13
International Left Hander's Day: 13
National Garage Sale Day: 13
National Underwear Day: 13
International Nagging Day: 14
National Navajo Code Talkers Day: 14
Best Friends Day: 15
National Relaxation Day: 15
World Day of Reiki: 15
Joe Miller's Joke Day: 16
Meaning of "Is" Day: 17
Sandcastle Day: 17
Bad Poetry Day: 18
National Personal Chef's Days: 18-20
Aviation Day: 19
"Black Cow" Root Beer Float Day: 19
Bamboo Day: 20
Vinegar Day: 20
Poets Day: 21
Southern Hemisphere Hoodie Hoo Day: 21
Be An Angel Day: 22
National Punctuation Day: 22
International Day for the Remembrance of Slave Trade and its Abolition: 23
Kiss and Make-Up Day: 25
Women's Equality Day: 26
"The Duchess" Who Wasn't Day: 27
Sing Out Day: 27
Race Your Mouse Around the Icons Day: 28
Crackers Over The Keyboard Day: 28
More Herbs, Less Salt Day: 29
Love Litigating Lawyers Day: 31

Thursday, July 14, 2005

Personalized Expressions Website!



PS I Love You has a new site for our Personalized Expressions line! Here you will find the stationery you need for all your business and executive needs. Not only can they be used for personal use, but they make excellent employee gifts, and professional enough to use to keep that personal touch in your business.

The best part is- you can see what your card will look like with the personalization BEFORE you buy! Check it out today! I've all ready been playing with it...

Tuesday, July 05, 2005

The Journey is Complete- until next year!


I am trying to figure out how a week has gone by since the party, and I am just NOW getting around to writing about it. Time flies when the kids are home from school and you are focusing all of your energy to keeping them entertained for a few months. :-)

I must say, everything went off without a hitch (so I'm told). We got to the pool early enough to decorate before guests arrived, and the kids were able to go out and swim. The theme was as divided as my two girls are- half Barbie Princess and half Hello Kitty. Of course, you have all these decorations, but really do the kids care? As soon as their friends started arriving, everyone disappeared out to the pool, not to be seen until it was time for cake and presents.

Cake and presents. I probably should have planned that differently. We had cake first, and by the time we got to presents, all the sugar-highs had started to kick in. I separated all the presents so each of them could have their own separate turn. By the time we finished one child and started the other, the natives were rather jittery. All the adults sort of had a glazed-look in their eyes...

However, I am told it went smoothly. It's funny to me that no matter how much you plan and schedule, you will still run around like a crazy-person doing things during the entire party. Don't get me wrong- I did get time to sit and chat. It just got a little hairy when all the kids were in the room together... hehehe.

The looks on my babies faces made it all worth it, though. They were quite pleased, and happy to see all of their friends and family. Each of them got their own special time, AND their own special cake- what more could a child ask for?

July Calendar!


Lots of great themes going on this month! (I'm kinda drooling over chocolate day myself...)


*American Beer Month
*Anti-Boredom Month
*Blueberry Month
*Ice Cream Month
*Social Wellness Month
*Hitchhiking Month

~National Education Association Week (1-6th)
~A/C Appreciation Week (3-15)
~Therapeutic Recreation Week (10-16)
~Hug Week! (17-23rd)
~Chocolate Day! (7th)
~Puzzle Day (13th)
~Cow Appreciation Day (15th)
~Cousins Day (24th)
~Parents Day (24th)
~Father-In-Law Day (July 30th)

Tuesday, June 14, 2005

OMG! 40% off SALE!


Now through the end of August- get your favorite cards at a MAJOR DISCOUNT! Stock up now!

http://www.psiloveyoucards.com/member_login/documents/SummerIncentuve05.pdf

Other cool things in the heat of summer-

http://www.psiloveyoucards.com/member_login/documents/TomBergerFlyer.pdf
http://www.psiloveyoucards.com/member_login/documents/SummerPromo05.pdf

How exciting! I know I am stocking up just for myself alone!


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