Donate Your Unwanted Items for Free Using Boxes from your Online Orders with Give Back Box!

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Give Back Box is a simple idea with dramatic results! Tired of breaking down boxes from your online orders to recycle? Are the boxes just taking up space in your garage or basement? You will love Give Back Box.

Simply take your empty online order box (who doesn’t have at least a few from Amazon?!), fill the box with your unwanted items (gently used clothing, shoes, home goods, etc.) and click here to get a free label that will send it to your nearest charity in need. It’s completely free for the consumer, provides aid for the 50 million people living below the poverty line and it helps the environment too.

Plus, amazon is only one of the partners for Give Back Box. Other partners (shown above) include Overstock, LOFT, eBags and more!

***FYI — They ask that you do not donate liquids, dead weight items and electronics through this program***

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Giving Back this Christmas with #GiftShareGive… Two Babies First Christmas Gift Bags Donated to UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital in Oakland, CA…

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Julie Kenney (Jewels and Pinstripes/The Gifting Experts), Nicole (Celina’s Mom), Ali Krebs (POSH Mommy Jewelry)

Christmas is for giving! We were honored to donate two Babies First Christmas Gift Bags to UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital in Oakland, CA today. The baby girl bag to Celina and the boy bag to Malachi (Smith-Allen Family). Both children have spent lots of hours in the NICU. A big thank you to all of our clients below for helping make this donation possible!

Please take a minute to read Celina’s story and support her gofundme page. Nicole (Celina’s Mom) was so sweet and gave us a Team Celina key chain as a reminder of her story. Celina’s Mom: “I am so overwhelmed with gratitude for your kindness.  Thank you so much.”

Gift bags were donated as a part of our #GiftShareGive program. Celina and Malachi received a gift bag containing products from the companies shown below. The same products were given to 20 celebrity children celebrating their first Christmas through Jewels and Pinstripes Celebrity First Babies Christmas gift bags.

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POSH Mommy Jewelry Diamond Zoe Personalized Bar Necklace ($215.00), VersaMe Starling Wearable Word Counter ($199.00), POMO Bebe Activity Tracker ($119.00), Priceless Prints Fingerprint Jewelry Kit ($89.95), Chewbeads Perry Necklace Teething Jewelry, Baby Gramercy Stroller Toy/Car Seat Attachment and Bib Set ($73.50), Angel Dear Holiday Apparel and Animal Blankie ($63.00), Gunapod® by Günamüna Luxury Bamboo Duvet Wearable Blanket ($49.99), Playskool Chase ‘n Go Ball Popper (34.99), Babydeedee Sleep Pajamas ($30.00), Mabels Labels Personalized Baby Label Pack ($26.95), WubbaNub Reindeer Pacifier ($14.99) and Booginhead Teether Bib ($9.99).

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Aster Market May Box, Meal Planning Fun in the Kitchen!

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Need an excuse to meal plan this Spring? Check out the May Aster Market box that includes a modern kraft paper planner, hand made walnut board for entertaining and a hand screened tea towel from India that will brighten up even the dullest of kitchens!

The May box contains:
Mirdinara Kitchen Multicolor Flowers Tea Towel ($24)
Dominik Woods Rustic Serving Wood ($36)
Wrinkle and Crease Weekly Planner Notepad ($14)

Get your own box at AsterMarket.com.

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Fashion Friday: Target Steps Up with Anti Bullying Children’s Clothing Line

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When you shop at Target this weekend (and we know you will), check out the new Target line by Compassion Brands called Generation Kind. The collection starts at $12.99 and tee’s are available in a wide range of girls sizes and sayings (XS-X3). Each shirt comes with a friendship bracelet to further promote love and acceptance, and each tag has a phone number teens can call if they need help or advice because of bullying. The shirts will be available on Target.com February 15th.

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Our Favorite Gift Picks! 2015 Holiday Gift Guide

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1. Loved Jewelry Dish, $14.00, 2. Bond No. 9 Mini Bon Bon Box, $155.00, 3. Drybar Peace on Earth Good Hair To All, $199.00, 4. You’re Pretty Cosmetic Bag, $20.00, 5. Mark & Graham Travel Jewelry Case, $59.00, 6. Belkin Lighting to USB Leather Tassel, $34.99, 7. The North Face Illuminated Reversible Jacket, $200.00, 8. SJP by Sarah Jessica Parker Rampling, $375.00, 9. Aster Market Handmade Goods Subscription Box, $46.95, 10. ED by Ellen Joy Polka Dot Pieced And Chambray Lined Tote, $55.00

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1. Green Plaid Cuff Infinity Scarf, $25.00, 2. Ten Toes Inflatable Standup Paddleboard, $479.99, 3. Jimmy Fallon for J. Crew Limited Edition Pocket Dial for iPhone 6/6s, $48.00, 4. Amazon Echo, $179.99, 5. Bourbon Bundle, $59.00, 6. Studio Manhattan Art + Design San Francisco, CA + Golden Gate, $32.00, 7. Loot Crate Subscription Box, $19.95, 8. Yoga Ultra (Large), $88.00, 9. DIGITSOLE Heated Insoles, $199.00, 10. Sense with Sleep Pill, $129.002015_TGE_Holiday_Gift_Guide_Teens

1. Pizza Slice BFF Necklaces, $16.99 (each), 2. Quadcopter with HD Camera, $48.80, 3. The Emergency Cash Stash, $24.95, 4. Music City Miracle Quote Shirt, $28.00, 5. Personalized Acrylic Jewelry Case, $90.00, 6. Hair Tie Bracelet by Bittersweet, $45.00, 7. Outside the Lines Adult Coloring Book, $18.00, 8. Happy Socks Billionaire Boys Club Sock Set, $40.00, 9. Under-The-Jack Pack, $68.00, 10. More Issues Than Vogue Oversized Sweatshirt, $26.002015_TGE_Holiday_Gift_Guide_Kids

1. Play All Day Elmo, $59.99, 2. VTech Kidizoom Action Cam, $39.99, 3. View Master Virtual Reality, $29.99, 4. Scribbler 3D Pen, $99.99, 5. Jurassic World T-Rex Figure, $29.99, 6. ChronoBomb, $29.99, 7. Tanabata Star Dominoes Set, $49.00, 8. Fur Real Friends Unicorn, $129.00, 9. PlayScapes 32″ Portable Building Brick 2-Sided Play Mat – Compatible with Lego & Duplo, $38.25, 10. My Adventures with Disney Frozen Personalized Book, $24.98

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1. Infanteenie Beanie (Monogrammed), $28.99, 2. WubbaNub® Reindeer Pacifier, $12.99, 3. Organic Baby Gowns by Electrik Kidz, $40.00, 4. DockATot™, $185.00, (featured on Baby Cubby) 5. Jellycat Bashful Bunny Candy Stripe Small, $15.00, 6. Plaid bandana bib 3-pack gift set (reversible), $54.00, 7. The Little Who Lost His Name (also available in girl), $29.99, 8. Sideplus Mesh Baby Carrier, $119.99, 9. Happy Mat, $24.99, 10. Fisher-Price Bright Beats Smart Touch Play Space, $49.99

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1. Pawslife™ Ugly Holiday Pet Sweater, $14,99 (each), The Cat Exercise Wheel, $249.00, 3. Tigrito Cat Bowl, $68.00, 4. Majestic Pet Suede Bagel Dog Bed, $64.00+, 5. Funny Poop Bags, $6.99, 6. Dog Treat Jar (Made to Order), $50.00+, 7. Under the Mistletoe Dog Collar, $23.57+, 8. Bergan Star Chaser Turbo Scratcher Toy, $11.83, GoPro Fetch™ Dog Harness, $59.99, KONG Rubber Flyer Red, $10.77

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Aster Market December Box… Warm and Cozy!

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Aster Market has done it again! Check out all of the amazing products you will receive in the December box.

Aster Market loves to give back too! Twenty-five percent of the net proceeds are sent to a non-profit of your choice from their selected charities.

Lauren Ericka Designs:
This foldover clutch literally made my day! It is so beautifully made. It has a faux leather bottom and inside slip pocket, a gold zipper and winter high-end plaid details. This will definitely be a staple piece for holiday parties.

Rosemary + Steel:
Super cute crocheted boot cuffs in my favorite Fall/Winter color, burgundy! This color is so hot right now and will coordinate with all of your cozy sweaters! Again, very well made. I hope to get a lot of uses out of these. An accessory that is as stylish as it is practical. With every item sold, they donate a portion to their local community and schools.

CeeCee and Bee:
Natural Tub Tea. I cannot wait to use this! Tub tea contains ingredients like chamomile tea, mint tea and epsom salt. Created by co-owner Charlene who suffers from sensitive skin and wanted a spa treatment that her skin could appreciate.

All of these products would make great gifts for girlfriends, teens, teachers, party hostesses and more!

Use code FIRSTMONTH20 for 20% off your first box!

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Aster Market’s November Box is Full of Blessings!

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Aster Market prides itself on small batch made products that inspire a positive outlook on life. The finds are so contagious, you’ll have a hard time not sharing them with friends! Aster Market loves to give back too! Twenty-five percent of the net proceeds are sent to a non-profit of your choice from their selected charities.

Nora Gray (infinity scarf)
Made from premium jersey knit and in an awesome aztec print, this infinity scarf is the perfect addition to your fall look this year! Staci Huey, owner of Nora Gray, works alongside her small team to not only make adult fashion accessories but also adorable gear for babies as well.

The Oyster’s Pearl (printed tea towel)
Emily and Brad Weckesser, husband and-wife duo, are the creative team behind The Oyster’s Pearl. They are a full-service design company complete with totes, clothing, woodworking and more! This 100% white cotton tea towel is hand lettered with the perfect cheerful message to lead you into the holiday season!

Kern and Flourish (art print)
Kristin, owner and designer of Kern and Flourish, makes it her mission to “put more love on your walls.” She was inspired to start her line of art prints when decorating her own home and finding it hard to find a piece that spoke to her. We hope this print inspires you to be you, and do what speaks to your heart!

Use code FIRSTMONTH20 for 20% off your first box!

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