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Pea -a Rican
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Posted: 2/1/2013 10:18:58 PM
any cute new ideas? I've already done the sock cupcakes & candy in starbucks bottles.



Chendra
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Posted: 2/2/2013 12:52:59 AM
I know you're looking for something creative, but. . .

I just buy the cheesiest pop culture kids' valentines I can find and distribute them with candy. They're always a hit. The Ricky Martin sticker valentines truly exceeded all expectations. The Crocodile Hunter was also quite popular. The one year I was sick and didn't bother, people thought they had been left off my list!

I'm still looking for this year's offering. I was hoping for something like One Direction, but no luck so far.

Anyway, I'm sure someone more craftily inclined will give you some good ideas!


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Posted: 2/2/2013 7:25:00 AM
I don't normally shop at Target, but I was there last week and they had One Direction valentines! Run, go there! I love your tradition!


Nicole

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Posted: 2/2/2013 11:35:54 AM
I have a staff of ten for whom I usually do a little treat every month. Here is my Pinterest board for Valentine treats. Not too much there but a few options.

I have a board for just about holiday with pins of treats for my staff.

This year I'm doing the red velvet brownies but using a heart-shaped cookie cutter to cut them out instead of just the usual squares.

HTH,
Shara

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Posted: 2/3/2013 12:41:28 AM
Thanks ladies! I love the cheesy kids valentines idea!!


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Posted: 2/3/2013 12:53:30 AM
The s'mores kit with a Hershey bar, 2 graham crackers, and a heart shaped Marshmallow Peep.



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Posted: 2/3/2013 10:25:35 AM
budget friendly and cute - get those little 6-packs of flowers and cut them apart - wrap each one in a little heart tissue and a ribbon - very cute and cheap


Jen


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Posted: 2/3/2013 11:50:10 AM
Jen I love your idea for myself at work! It's perfect. Thank you.


Kim

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Posted: 2/3/2013 3:07:39 PM
Is it the custom to give work mates Valentines??
Over here (well at least in the UK) you only give a valentine to the (one) person you truly love...often anonymously


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Posted: 2/3/2013 3:16:51 PM
I'm only giving personal valentine's day gifts not group. Sorry!

Candy sounds good though.

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Posted: 2/3/2013 3:26:27 PM
Is it the custom to give work mates Valentines??
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No. Not customary to give valentines to co-workers. I was thinking I'd be uncomfortable if I were one of the op's co-workers to be receiving gifts.


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Posted: 2/3/2013 4:18:35 PM
We have a region meeting this Friday 2/8 and I always try to find something in the Target Dollar Bin, Michaels, etc for something fun for all the Associate Staff (secretaries.

Michales have their 90% sale going on and I found what looks like the size of a mouse pad note pad with a calendar at the bottom of each page and a great looking Iron Gate. I'm going to add a tag about positive change and had those out. They cost me .03 each!

We are going through a realignment across the state and everyone is so unsure about what is happening and where they will be. It is the only time we will be together prior to Valentines!


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kma
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Posted: 2/3/2013 7:04:03 PM
I normally do not give Valentines to people at work but I thought it would be a nice little random RAK with the single flower suggestion and a chocolate. You know...just to brighten someone's day. We have a small office with only 5 women in it, the rest are men. Sometimes we get lost there.


Kim
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