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Hawaiian Flowers and Leis

Hawaiian Flowers, Leis, and Gifts for Valentine’s Day.

Think outside the heart-shaped chocolate box when shopping for a Valentine’s Day gift. Bring some of Hawaii to her (or him) with a special delivery from With Our Aloha.

With Our Aloha is an Hawaiian company commited to its local heritage. They responsibly use the island’s resources to enhance their local economy. Extra attention is given to special orders and custom requests; their customer service is top-notch.  (Read some of their customer’s compliments on products and service here)

My Hawaiian orchid was carefully packaged (wrapped & staked) and I received it by FedEx next day delivery. It was just beginning to bloom.

Hawaiian Blooming Orchid

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‘Pacific Matriarch’

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a few days later

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Below are their two most popular Valentine’s Day choices:  

Aloha (Love) Tropical Flowers Assortment

Aloha (Love) tropical flowers assortment anthuriums and orchids

and the Deluxe Pampering Sampler Gift Basket For Her.

Hawaiian Women's Spa Gift Basket

With Our Aloha has lots of gift-giving options for your Valentine. Show your love… direct from Hawaii

Notes From Dawn received a beautiful live ‘Pacific Matriarch’ orchid from With Our Aloha in exchange for an honest review. A positive review is not guaranteed, and all opinions are my own. No other compensation was received.

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eeBoo

EeBoo offers educational games and gifts. Their toys and gifts are 100% original and encourage literacy, storytelling, drawing, imaginative play, and basic math.

This is a new-to-me company and I highly recommend the craft products and the art game that they sent me to review.

The first is the Crepe Paper Nova. The Alpha Centauri. This is a kit containing 200 strips of crepe paper in 3 colors and string. Simply follow the six steps to create a Nova that’s ready to hang. ages 8+.

The next is the Felt Sheets. There are five felt sheets in assorted berry colors. The sheets are a large 12 inch by 12 inch size to create with. This is not a kit but inspiring ideas are on the back of the package. ages 5+.

My favorite is the Felt Mosaic. This is called a game on the website but the box describes it as “a beautiful introduction to color, form, and design“. It contains 72 felt triangles, flocked board, and 100 practice images. ages 5+. I need to say it again…this is my favorite. It is a unique product and is fun for ALL ages! For younger children, it is an excellent tool for learning colors and numbers. It would be an entertaining travel activity; easy to pack and use in the car. Also, a great addition to any art curriculum. The cards are grouped into categories that cover such principles as: elementary figures, simple objects, patterns, negative space, implied continuity of line and form, perspective, color, color and translucency, representational imagery, and the alphabet. 

SO

MUCH

FUN

Visit the eeBoo website to see all the games and gifts. There are a lot of great Easter gift possibilities.

I received the mentioned products from eeBoo in exchange for an honest review. No other compensation was received.

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