4 Holidays You May Not Know About

We’re all familiar with the major holidays, but there are many other holidays throughout the year that you may not know about. Between Christmas, Hanukkah, Valentine’s Day, and Mother’s Day are a bunch of appreciation days, celebration days, and other minor holidays. Luckily, we’ve got you covered with specialized Holiday eCards. These lesser-known, “weird holidays” provide additional opportunities to show others our love, appreciation, and care.


1. National Boss Day – October 16

On October 16, celebrate the jefes, the head honchos: our leaders, supervisors, and managers. Bosses love getting eCards. It’s a fact. We looked it up.

Boss’s Blend

What a Boss Really Wants


2. Sweetest Day – October 18

On October 18, send an eCard to let someone know how sweet they are! Candy works too.

Sugar, Sugar


3. National Nurses Week – May 12

Beginning on May 12, show your appreciation for the dedication and effort of those who nurse us back to health. Send warm Hallmark wishes to your Nurse friends.

Happy Nurses Day

Nurse Pirate

4. Miss You Day – July 17

On July 17, let your special someone know how much you miss them. What better way to cross the distance than to send a greeting that shows them just how much you care.

I’m No Substitute for You

Come Back Soon

The Ultimate Guide to Birthday eCards

Birthday eCards aren’t a one-size-fits-all scenario. That’s why we have tons of different categories of birthday eCards for all the unique people and situations in your life. Here’s a breakdown of the various categories of birthday eCards and some examples:

1. Funny Birthday eCards

Piñata Party


2. Sincere Birthday eCards

Birthday Blessings

3. eCards for Specific Family Members

A Wonderful Aunt


4. Belated Birthday eCards

Tutu Late Birthday



5. Age-Specific Milestone Birthday eCards

Twenty-One At Last


6. Religious Birthday eCards

God Sees You

And did you know that you can share eCards on Facebook? When Addressing and Sending your eCard, simply click the “Post to Facebook” button. Now you can bring a smile to their face with the perfect birthday eCard and share the greeting with their friends as well!

Search and Discover: The New eCards

“Simple is Good.”

-Jim Henson, It’s Not Easy Being Green: And Other Things to Consider

You may have noticed a few (BIG) changes at Hallmark eCards. We have completely redesigned the Browse, Search and Discover process for our service. This includes our user experience, style and design. Furthermore, the taxonomy of how we organize eCards and the algorithms that find and surface content have been seriously upgraded, too. Please keep reading to get a sense of what we changed, why we changed it, and how it works.

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Love, Grandma and Grandmaster Flash


Hey, that’s not my grandpa!

If you haven’t been following the tumblr account for Grampa and Grand Master Flash  then you’ve been missing out on plenty of accidentally adorable grandparents.

Apparently, grandparents are accidentally tagging Hip Hop forefather Grand Master Flash in their Facebook posts with surprising frequency, (enough to justify a tumblr account, anyway) and the posts and subsequent commenting are priceless.  Check out a few…


We hope these posts remind you of how awesome grandparents are.

Celebrate a New Baby with These Cute eCards

The storks have landed! When everyone you know seems to be having babies, you can send your congratulations with these adorable new baby eCards. These ecards will have parents laughing and cooing even though they might be a little sleep deprived! We have cute eCards for new baby boys and new baby girls. Here are five of my faves:

1. Rock On, Baby

Congratulations on your new reason to rock, roll and party every single day.


2. Baby Chase

Let the chase begin! Congratulations on your new baby!


3. Meet the Boss!

A baby gives today’s plan: clean diapers, hide and seek and no spinach!


4. New Baby Girl

Baby Minnie will make any new parent smile.


5. Bouncing Baby Boy

Congratulations on your bouncing baby boy!

The 3 Biggest Benefits of Sending an eCard Anytime

You don’t need to wait for a holiday to roll around to let someone know that you’re thinking of them. According to University of Michigan Psychology Professor Christopher Peterson, “One of the staples of positive psychology is the gratitude letter: a written and specific expression of thanks to someone who has been especially kind or important to you who has never heard you express your gratitude.” Sending eCards “just because” can boost your relationships with friends and family members. Here are three of the top reasons to send an eCard anytime:

1. Let someone know they’re important to you. Peterson writes, “The thing about writing a letter is that no one can multitask while doing so, unlike e-mails or telephone calls. A letter represents undivided attention and is precious as a consequence.” Like a good letter, an eCard is a sign of affection. It can be saved, reread, and cherished.

2. Keep in touch. You don’t have to wait for a life-changing event to let friends and family members know what you’re up to. Keeping in touch is more manageable if you drop loved ones a line every few weeks. Let them know what you’ve been doing and thinking, what a day in your life is like. The more you communicate, the easier it gets!

3. Send support or encouragement. Bring a smile to your recipient’s face. Showing someone that you’re thinking of them can brighten the darkest day. When life gives you a hard time or you’re anxious about something, it’s easy to feel alone. Sending an eCard can be an unexpected gift.

Below are a couple cute “Thinking of you” eCards that I’ve selected from our collection. Here are more anytime eCards for Facebook.

Snoopy Blows a Kiss Hallmark Ecard You've Been On My Mind thinking of you ecard

Simple and Sweet I Love You Ecard Round We Go Hallmark ecard

3 eCards for Wedding Season

Happily Ever After Cinderella

Wedding bells are in the air, so today we’d like to feature three of Hallmark’s wedding ecards. Two are romantic, and one is pretty funny–you’ll know which! You can send these and more wedding-themed ecards to the couples you know who are about to embark on their lives together.

1. Sweet Moments


2. Wedding Day Thoughts


3. Happily Ever After Cinderella

5 Funny eCards for Star Wars Fans

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…we created a collection of funny Star Wars ecards to brighten your day! The force is strong with these greeting cards, which you can send for many different occasions: birthdays, Valentine’s Day, Halloween, Father’s Day, or even for encouragement when the dark side strikes! Here are five of the top side-splitting Star Wars ecards:


1. Endless Day

You think your day feels long? Look at Luke’s! This ecard pokes fun at the climactic scene between Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader at the end of The Empire Strikes Back.


2. Vader Valentine

The Sith have their ways with the dark side of the Force, but did you also know they have a way with the ladies? Check out Darth Vader’s take on Valentine’s Day.


3. Wookie Love

Chewbacca, everyone’s favorite wookie, teaches us a few ways to say “I love you.”


4. Vader’s Birthday Blowout

Aboard the Death Star, two stormtroopers help make Darth Vader’s birthday celebration a blast!


5. Birthday Scoundrel

Somewhere… there’s a wretched hive of scum and villainy waiting for you. Could it be Mos Eisley Cantina?

10 Funny eCards for Friends Who Hate Birthdays

Not all of us get excited when our birthdays roll around. In fact, the prospect of turning another year older can make some people downright grouchy! Need to send a card to someone who’s “over the hill”? We’ve compiled a list of 10 funny birthday ecards that will help you turn your unwilling celebrant’s frown upside down :)

1. Margarita Birthday

Send this eCard today!


2. Birthday Fairy

Send this eCard today!

3. Kick-Ass Birthday

Send this eCard today!

4. Birthday Detective

Send this eCard today!

5. Wish Big

Send this eCard today!

6. Wickedly Fun Birthday

Send this eCard today!

7. You’re Retro

Send this eCard today!

8. Birthday Badger

Send this eCard today!

9. Octopus Wishes

Send this eCard today!

10. Don’t Panic

Send this eCard today!


Send one these or choose from many other funny ecards. Your birthday celebrant will be laughing their way into their next year!


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