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  • Happy Father’s Day! (Competition)

    Happy Father’s Day! (Competition)

    5th of June, 2020

    Thanks to COVID-19, this year dads everywhere are bracing themselves for Father’s Day gifts that will be…interesting. Will it be a slap-dash super-market purchase, a garden-centre bag of compost or a homemade attempt at fine-dining in the back yard? One thing is certain – they won...

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  • Supporting Independent Shops

    Supporting Independent Shops

    1st of June, 2020

    High Five the High Street! We all want to support the independents. It’s so on-trend, and also so vital. We are all trying to support our local shops. As shops are opening up in our towns and communities, our attention is on how to help the local indep...

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  • Turn your birthday giftcards back into cash

    Turn your birthday giftcards back into cash

    29th of May, 2020

    We've all heard this at some time in our lives: "Happy birthday to you!"Here’s a giftcard too "I know you probably don’t want it - but I didn't know what else to do" Does this ring any bells with you? You may have read it in a ...

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  • Hack Forward – the new life hack to save time AND money

    Hack Forward – the new life hack to save time AND money

    27th of May, 2020

    Are you cutting back? Or hacking forward? In the pandemic crisis, we’ve all been making changes to our lives. Cutting back The vast majority of us have certainly been cutting back.We’ve cut back on our gym subscriptions, on our time with friends, an...

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  • We are savvier with our savings in a crisis

    We are savvier with our savings in a crisis

    22nd of May, 2020

    Having just read a fascinating article about how Americans are currently focused on savings and being careful during this Covid Crisis, I thought I’d apply this thinking to Cardyard model. Firstly those Americans: apparently even though many more Americans are claiming for unemployment be...

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  • On Mental Health Awareness Week, and beyond – it’s time to be UNSAD!

    On Mental Health Awareness Week, and beyond – it’s time to be UNSAD!

    20th of May, 2020

    This week is mental health awareness week, the theme is kindness, and right now, kindness is exactly what we need. So Cardyard has commissioned International Laughter Yoga Ambassador,

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  • What to do with your unwanted giftcards?  (It doesn’t involve magic)

    What to do with your unwanted giftcards? (It doesn’t involve magic)

    18th of May, 2020

    We've all been there... a kindly relative pops over and says: "Happy birthday! Here’s a gift-card, spend it on something you want” But what if there’s nothing in that particular store that you do want? Or what if you really really need the...

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  • AmazonDotCom Gift Cards at 10% Off

    AmazonDotCom Gift Cards at 10% Off

    14th of May, 2020

    Now, thanks to Cardyard’s giftcards you can get your hands on even more of a bargain ...Amazon.com – grab EVEN better deals with this life-hack! Right now, we’re all loving everything that Amazon has to offer us. After all – they deliver to the door, and ...

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  • Can’t be with the one you love? Love the one you gift(card). Pandora

    Can’t be with the one you love? Love the one you gift(card). Pandora

    13th of May, 2020

    The delight of a surprise gift is never stronger than when someone is feeling down, alone and even isolated. And let’s face it, these days we are mostly apart from our friends, families and loved ones. And with furloughs, or financial challenges, it’s also possible that money has never be...

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  • #Lockdown Proposal Tips (from #Cardyard giftcard exchange)

    #Lockdown Proposal Tips (from #Cardyard giftcard exchange)

    12th of May, 2020

    Make the Grand Gesture on #Lockdown Want to find something amazing to remember #Lockdown? How about getting engaged, or buying someone a special piece of jewellery to show how much you love them. Now you might think a relationship under #Lockdown won’...

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