Hallmark’s Valentines Day Care Package | Blooming Expressions & Recordable Storybooks

Hallmark’s Valentines Day Care Package


Hallmark’s Blooming Expressions: This new product allows you to deliver love, again and again, to the important people in your life.


For Valentine’s Day, surprise someone special with a flower that blooms at the press of a button. Show your love in a fresh new way by unveiling sentiments like “I love you” and “There’s only one you!”.

I loved the sentiment in the flower that was sent to us. I knew exactly who I was gifting it to… my Dad. With his surgery and slow recovery I wanted to remind him that there really IS only one him and that he needed take care of himself. Now every time he pushes the button, he will remember that conversation.

The full garden of Blooming Expressions is available at local Hallmark Gold Crown stores and select Hallmark retailers.



Hallmark’s recordable storybooks have been on my wish list for quite some time now. I linger at the display every time I am in the store. These two titles in particular are a perfect to gift to a child for Valentines Day that will remind them every time they open it how much they mean to you.


Our neighbor, and Emma’s best friend, received a recordable storybook as a surprise in the mail one day. All three kids sat in the grass and “read” the book over and over again… I was certain the batteries would run out! Fortunately there is a safety built in these books and when switched, your story won’t erase when replacing the batteries. I have been told by the grandma that this particular book is a nighttime favorite… making me want one for my kids even more.

Hallmark added several new titles to its popular library of Recordable Story books in time for Valentine’s Day. Love you Forever and Under the Same Moon are both sweet stories about life-long love and love across the miles. They join other popular Hallmark Recordable Storybooks like Counting Kisses, All the Ways I Love You and Guess How Much I Love You.

These books are also available in many of your child’s favorite stories such as Goodnight Moon, Hey Diddle, Diddle, Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, many Disney stories and more.

With a large selection of books available there should be a book for just about every child on your list.

This video gives you a quick tour of how easy it is to use a recordable storybook.



I remember picking out Valentines to pass out to my friends in school. It was so important to me to have a unique set that stood out, but didn’t look silly or childish.

I remember picking out Valentines day greeting cards to pass out to my friends in school. It was so important to me to have a unique set that stood out, but didn’t look silly or childish.

Now Hallmark.com is offering a fun way for kids (and adults) to put their unique touch on Valentine’s Day greetings. For kids, there are new Classroom Valentines that allow them to upload their photos and become the star of the card! New designs include Star Wars, Mickey Mouse Clubhouse and Disney Princesses.

If you are up for a trip to your local store, you can also purchase a new line of cards that light up, cards that play your favorite songs and some really unique paper craft designs.

To show how much Hallmark admires you, enjoy 30% off any Hallmark.com order of $10 or more, plus free stamps! Simply use VAL30 at checkout.


You can purchase all of these items at your local Hallmark Gold Crown Store.


One OurKidsMom reader is going to win a Hallmark Blooming Expressions Rose & 1 recordable storybook!


Simply follow the directions in the widget below. It’s that simple.


but they are still very much appreciated and adored :O)

This giveaway ended at 11:59 PM EST on February 24, 2012.

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  1. Jessica says

    I like the E Cards.

  2. Irene says

    I learned that you can have personalized paper plates

  3. Under “ideas” they have a “How to Write Love Letters” article. Cute for Valentine’s day! Thanks for the opportunity to win!

  4. I’d like one of the Recordable Storybooks Goodnight Moon.

  5. Paula Lee says

    I like the ecard subscription plan 🙂

  6. tamra childers says

    they have an e-card subscription plan I didnt know that

  7. Audrey Griffis says

    i love teh interactive stories we got jingle at christmas time and it’s such a cute story and my kids love how he interacts with the story

  8. Lisa McGunnigle says

    I have a God-Daughter 7.5 hours away in IA… the recordable books are a great way to stay connected through the distance!

  9. Meg Loop says

    These are so cute. It amazes me all the things they come up with to make holidays fresh and exciting each year.

  10. Lisa Brooks says

    Pick Me Up and I Go Ape! <—– thats adorable!

  11. Austin says

    want the sweet on you pepe le pew plush.

  12. I love Christopher the story buddy

  13. Suburban prep says

    I would love the red cookie platter.

  14. Jeanna says

    I’d like to get a recordable storybook to send to my parents from their granchildren!

  15. Rachel Miller says

    I’d like to send some E-cards 🙂

  16. Rochel S says

    I like the E card subscription plan!

  17. I like the e cards!

  18. Jose Gueits says

    i liked the e card plan

  19. are you kidding me? i’m a hallmark ADDICT! it would be much easier to tell you what i don’t want…but i’ll leave it at saying that i’m the first in line for christmas ornaments every year! lol

  20. Lee Black says

    I didn’t know they had a calendar on the Hallmark site where you can keep special dates and get reminders! Cool!

  21. Renski says

    I found that under “ideas” they have a “How to Write Love Letters” article.

  22. christine jessamine says

    i love the new hallmark app

  23. Kelley Johnsen says

    I LOVED the bug them selection! I had to find the closest hallmark to me, cause I know what my girls are getting for Valentines now! Those are so adorable! Thank you for the giveaway!

  24. Tina Bartunek says

    I love the photo Valentine’s cards!

  25. Bridgett zaidi says

    I really am wanting to try the recordable storybooks! I’m expecting twins and think these books would be great to give my 2 older boys from the babies.

  26. Hollie A. says

    I love the recordable books, what a cool idea!

  27. Brenda F says

    I love all the differnt options they have

  28. Shannon Baas says

    star wars faces valentines.

  29. rachelle jones says

    I didn’t know they had E-cards, very cute!

  30. kelly says

    I like the Blue Floral & Monogram stationary

  31. Debra Hall says

    i like the i luv you dog

  32. Michelle Macaluso says

    I love the Sweet on you Pepe Lepew


  33. I really Love the Hallmark’s Story Books! So Cute!

  34. Cindy says

    I like the I Ruv You Dog at Hallmark.

  35. Carolina says

    So cute!!! I love Hallmark!

  36. Brandy says

    I like the ladybug squeeze pouch

  37. I like Interactive Storybooks & Story Buddies

  38. Pure Romance WoodWick® Trilogy Candle

  39. Catie says

    I learned that Hallmark is family owned with 3rd generation family leadership!

  40. Sheryl says

    You can get unlimited e-cards for $12.00 a year subscription.

  41. Danielle Davis/Grady says

    I want the Christopher the Sleepyhead Bear!
    My boys would love that!
    Thank you!

  42. The Free Hugs Card With Sound would be great for my son. He’s the hugger of all in school!

  43. jessica edwards says

    ecards! love them!

  44. sarah carroll says

    I like the personalized cards!

  45. Andrea D. says

    I like the Under the Same Moon Recordable Storybook.

  46. crafty says

    I found the book Bright and Beautiful – A Child’s Blessing
    I would like to get that book for the grandchildren.

  47. Tabitha Evans says

    i want the i go ape plush

  48. lana says

    I like the story book

  49. Kristen says

    I like the Modern Family Free Hugs card (with sound).

  50. Theresa Jenkins says

    my grandkids would love this>>>We’re Not Scared of Anything!

  51. Julie Lundstrom says

    I love their I Go ape stuffed animal. How cute.

  52. SARAH OSWALD says

    i loved the family tree frame holder.

  53. susan says

    I love the gift selection ~ so many ideas!

  54. I want the Love you forever storybook!

  55. Tari Lawson says

    I want some of those personalized photo plates.

  56. Linda G. says

    I like the recordable books, I like to send them to my niece who lives in another state.

  57. amy v says

    i’d love a personalized plate!

    annae07 at aol dot com

  58. Megan says

    Love the fun cupcakes card!

  59. Robyn Galloway says

    I want one of the story buddies interactive story books for my son!

  60. Fawn H says

    I like the Lolita Wine glass

  61. Kerri says

    I like the Family Tree Frame Holder

  62. desiree says

    i hav e seen t he commercial for this and i wont the book for the collection and t he rose thing for the house

  63. Debbie Painter says

    I also like the Lightning McQueen and His Winning Team Recordable Book, for my Grandson!!!

  64. Rebecca Graham says

    I like the personalized birthday plates.

  65. Maggie says

    How coincidental, I was browsing the Hallmark website a couple days ago and came across the Blooming Expressions flower, I was thinking my mom would like something like that. Other then that, I really love the Keepsake Ornaments catalog pdf, make things convenient for my Christmas ornaments obsession lol.

  66. Kristi C says

    I would get Christopher the Sleepyhead Bear.

  67. Carolyn Ann Colley (Griffith, Smith) says

    I like the Bug Em’s, they are so cute.

  68. Jennifer Hedden says

    I really like the heart stitched baseball on the Hallmark site. Thank you for the great giveaway!

  69. Marlena Curley says

    I love the I Go Ape Plush. Adorable!

  70. michelle draveski says

    I like the valentines day cookie cutters but then I saw the Pepe L pew and OMG, I am in love. How cute can you get!

  71. I learned that the closest Hallmark store to me is 26.25 Miles away.

  72. Kristi P says

    I love the I ruf you dog.

  73. Amber Jenkins says

    I love all of their recordable books!

  74. Amanda Alvarado says

    I want the Abigail and the Balance Beam interactive story book and buddy

  75. Janna Johnson says

    love the recordable books!
    Fab giveaway! thanks again! Janna Johnson
    janna @ feedyourpig on gfc

  76. Donna George says

    I love THE V-day photo cards

  77. ♡♥♬ Louis ♬♥♡ says

    I love the Star Wars Faces Classroom Valentine

    Thank you for hosting this giveaway

    pumuckler {at} gmail {dot} com

  78. hallmark has an app!

  79. jr911 says

    I like their e-card subscription

  80. Evelyn Goettner says

    I learned that you can make personalized cards.

  81. I’d love to get the Rock a Bye Baby Recordable Plush for my husband to record his voice so my girls can hear him sing while he’s deployed!

  82. I want their Disney’s Cars 2 personalized plates.

  83. Renee Grandinetti says

    I love their I Ruv You Dog.

  84. sandra says

    i love their bug ’ems

  85. Angie M says

    Recordable Storybooks Goodnight Moon

  86. blue racer says

    have a subscription plan for e-cards.

  87. Gina H. says

    I like the Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep Recordable Storybook

  88. Kelly D says

    I like the Family Tree Frame Holder

  89. Jennifer Sykes says

    I like how there is a lock on the voice recording box so children dont accidently erase it.

  90. Donna B. says

    I like their calendar service https://www.hallmark.com/UserLogon/SignInSignUp?URL=../Events/Load/Glance

  91. Liz says

    I want the What Makes a Princess? storybook. Too cute

  92. TRISH ROSE says

    I learned that you can have personalized paper plates. Which would be great.

  93. Kathryn Costa says

    I like the Cats and Kittens Personalized Paper Plates.

    katbirdfl (at) gmail (dot) com

  94. jen says

    I like the recordable books 🙂

  95. mframe says

    I love the Birthday on Blue personalized plates.

  96. tamar says

    hallmark allows those unable to apply online for careers to request accommodations. now that’s what i call an EOE!

  97. Wendy R says

    I like that you can send e-cards!

  98. Hoa Le says

    I also like the Ear-Floppin’ Bunny Basket.


  99. Robin Quick says

    I learned they have a calendar on their site where I can keep special dates and get reminders of those dates! That way I will never forget a birthday !

  100. I like the Baby Talk Recordable Memory Album. Thanks.

  101. Jennifer says

    I love the pepe le pew!

  102. Angela says

    I love the photo Valentine’s cards!

  103. Sherry S. says

    I like that they have something for all ages. I really like the ornaments.

  104. Jessica S. says

    ecard subscription plan!

  105. Jacqui Odell says

    i like that you can personalize paper plates

  106. Paula Tavernie says

    Easter Wishes Photo Card!

  107. sleppery says

    <3 bigsby and book

  108. Brittney House says

    I love the selections of e cards.

  109. Anne Nack says

    Recordable Storybooks Goodnight Moon is my fav

  110. Valerie Taylor Mabrey says

    I love abby the talking reader bunny
    vmkids3 at msn dot com

  111. Desiree Dunbar says

    I like the green and blue paisley monogrammed stationary.

  112. BreeAnna McManus says

    I like the e cards!

  113. kathy pease says

    i like the Simple Butterfly
    Nature’s Sketchbook
    Premium Paper
    3.9×5.3 Folded Notecard

  114. mary gardner says

    i love the Free Hugs Card With Sound!

    marygardner49 at aol dot com

  115. Lisa L says

    I like the sweet Lion blanket

  116. shirley pebbles says

    I also like the Congratulations Bug Em.

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  117. Christy Weller says

    I like the photo stationary


  118. keepsake ornaments are always great

  119. betty says

    I so many good recordable books like “Curious George” and “Good Night”.

  120. Dawn says

    I like the ecard subscription

  121. Beverly M says

    I learned they have cute St. Patrick’s Day cards. Thanks for having this contest!

  122. I like the Formal Thank You – Silver
    Premium Foil
    3.9×5.3 Folded Notecard

  123. Tara Liebing says

    I want to get my niece one of the interactive story buddy books!

  124. trixx says

    I like the Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star Recordable door hanger