Upcoming holidays

Major card sending holidays

  • Sep 24-26, 2014
    The beginning of the Jewish year is a holiday full of wonderful traditions, a time to celebrate but also contemplate and not do anything Rosh – er, rash. Sending loved ones Rosh Hashanah cards is a great way to kick of the Jewish New Year. Rosh Hashanah is actually one of four Jewish “new years” observances, though it is... read more
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  • Oct 03-04, 2014
    At the end of the ten “Days of Awe” comes the coup de grâce: Yom Kippur. But instead of a big feast or party, Yom Kippur is a solemn day of atonement for the Jewish community. It’s important to keep the people you love in mind, and sending a Yom Kippur greeting card is a thoughtful way to show them you care. During the... read more
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  • Oct 05, 2014
    "World Teachers’ Day, held annually on October 5th since 1994 - when it was created by UNESCO - celebrates teachers worldwide. Its aim is to mobilise support for teachers and to ensure that the needs of future generations will continue to be met by teachers." Reproduced from Education International... read more
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  • Oct 16, 2014
    Didn’t you get the memo? It’s Bosses Day! Bosses aren’t generally celebrated so much as rather grudgingly respected. But every October 16 the water cooler warriors of the world come together en masse to enshrine their employers in office-related swag. This is perhaps the biggest day of the year for purchases of coffee... read more
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  • Oct 18, 2014
    This is your opportunity to show the "sweet" special in your life that you care by sending a few sweetest day cards. The holiday started in Ohio in 1922 by Herbert Birch Kingston. As a philanthropist and candy company employee he wanted to bring happiness to the less fortunate. He got famous actors to distribute candy... read more
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  • Oct 23, 2014
    It’s a holiday as epic as the Ramayana. Diwali, a holiday celebrated by three of India’s major religions, brings a monsoon of merriment during the autumn months. Diwali is known as the festival of lights, and many people choose to observe it by hanging light displays from their houses; some displays are so ornate that... read more
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  • Oct 31, 2014
    It’s that time again. Time to dust off that witch’s cap or that set of Frankenstein neck bolts, time to practice that Vincent Price voice or give your best rendition of “Fly My pretties!” And while you’re at it, don’t forget to pick up some dry ice and brain-shaped lollipops at the supermarket, along with a Halloween... read more
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Staff pick holidays

  • Sep 20 - Oct 05, 2014
    Oktoberfest is a 16- to 18-day festival held each year in Munich,Germany. It runs from late September to the first weekend in October. It is one of the most famous events in Germany and the world's largest fair, with some six million people attending every year. The Oktoberfest is an important part of Bavarian culture.... read more
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  • Oct 01-31, 2014
    Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM) (also referred to in America as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM)) is a month long annual international health campaign organized by major breast cancer charities every October to increase awareness of the disease and to raise funds for research into its cause, prevention... read more
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  • Oct 25, 2014
    This is a celebration of people helping others. Neighbors helping neighbors, what is more American than that. This is a National holiday was first created by USA Weekend Magazine and always happens on the 4th Saturday in October. Each year millions of people across the United States volunteer in their communities... read more
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Other holidays

  • Sep 19, 2014
    It's not too early to start planning for International Talk Like A Pirate Day. This holiday gives folks who like to party in the workplace a chance to have some fun. While the official holiday never changes - it's always Sept. 19 - ye don't need to let that constrain yer celebrations. read more
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  • Sep 29, 2014
    Confucius Day honors one of the world's greatest philosophers. Born in China on October 18, 551 B.C., Confucius is one of the earliest, and perhaps the the first great philosopher. He was also a teacher, a scholar, and a politician. He gave the world many teachings, and gave the world 499 famous sayings. Celebrate... read more
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  • Oct 01-31, 2014
    Its the time of year to celebrate the deliciousness that cookies bring to our lives. We're pretty sure a cookie manufacturer made this up to sell more cookies but haven't been able to prove it. This shouldn't stop you from fully embracing this celebration. Watch your back though, the cookie monster is out in full... read more
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  • Oct 01-31, 2014
    Go hog wild. Eat country ham. October has been declared National Country Ham Month by the National Country Ham Association (NCHA), an organization made up of suppliers, processors and others connected with the country ham industry. For more than 200 years, Americans have been curing and eating country ham. The custom... read more
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  • Oct 01-31, 2014
    October is International Drum Month. Sponsored annually by the Percussion Marketing Council the intent of International Drum Month is to promote programs that bring increased awareness of drumming. It is thought that by doing so it will make more people want to become drummers. Here at Nudgems, we've brought some... read more
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  • Oct 01-31, 2014
    Here at Card Gnome we celebrate this year-round. In honor of this holiday, for which there is absolutely no information or origins to be found, we will be celebrating even harder. Don't know what Sarcasm is? Wikipedia describes it dryly as: “a sharp, bitter, or cutting expression or remark; a bitter jibe or taunt.” read more
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  • Oct 01-31, 2014
    This holiday should be more than just stuffing ourselves with seafood. Although that's exactly how we at Nudgems celebrate it. Unfortunately, as of now, it doesn't seem that the industry takes this seriously enough. Even Red Lobster, which is normally all over this kind of cheap promotion, isn't doing anything.... read more
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  • Oct 13, 2014
    Like the United States, Canada gives thanks for its good fortune once a year and eats itself silly with turkey and mashed potatoes. Whereas American Thanksgiving is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November, in Canada the second Monday of October is a statutory, or public, holiday. The Canadian Thanksgiving... read more
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