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Alamedas Pauline’s Antiques Highlighted Collection of Antique and Vintage Valentines Day Offerings


Alameda, CA (PRWEB) February 16, 2012

Pauline’s Antiques, providing the finest antiques in Alameda, focused on antique and vintage Valentines Day items during this years holiday.

Given the popularity of mass-produced and handmade Valentines Day items that have been gifted since the early 1800s, this commercialized holiday has become one of the most collected due to a recipients habit of saving these perishable tokens of affection. This creates a boon for todays collector.

“The history of Valentines Day dates back from the ancient Roman fertility festival celebrated every Feb. 14 of each year,” Michelle Kelley of Pauline’s Antiques said. “In the fifth century, the Roman Catholic Church adapted Feb. 14 as the feast date of St. Valentine, a martyred priest who performed marriages despite a ban on marriages imposed at that time.”

One interesting aspect of the legend of St. Valentine is that he was martyred on Feb. 14. It was not, however, until a thousand years later that people began to associate love with St. Valentines Day, according to http://www.go-star.com. At first, non-poetic types hired poets to craft love letters for their sweethearts, but by the late-18th century, printers began producing the modern precursor to todays greeting card. By the mid-19th century, the commercialization of the venerable holiday was in full swing, and the printed Valentines Day card all but usurped handwritten letters.

The traditional Valentine comes in many shapes and sizes; from delicate laced paper folding cards to intricate geometric assemblage of sea shells, framed behind glass. One may find Victorian three-dimensional, die-cut chromolithograph from the 1890’s; German Honeycomb Paper-Puff from 1910; or handmade Valentines Day cards from famous people.

When it comes to scouring for unique antique collectables in Alameda, Pauline’s Antiques is the perfect venue. The store features an array of antique items, including everything from paintings and knick-knacks to vintage clothing and hardware. Serving its Alameda clientele for more than 50 years, the company specializes in exceptional customer service, unique collections and reasonable pricing.

For more information about any of Pauline’s Antiques’ products or services, call 510-523-9941 or view the antique company on the web at http://www.paulinesantiques.com. Pauline’s Antiques is located at 1427 Park St. in Alameda.

About Pauline’s Antiques

Pauline’s Antiques provides the finest antiques in Alameda and high-quality services, such as appraisals, consignments, estate purchases, estate sales and prop rentals. Pauline’s Antiques is open Tuesday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, from noon to 4 p.m.

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Valentines Day Done Right Give the Gift of Chanel from Chanel and More

Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) January 31, 2012

With Valentines Day rapidly approaching, its time to order that perfect gift for that special someone. And exactly what do most women crave this Valentines Day? Its simple. Most women long for a luxurious Chanel designer handbag. Most are especially looking for a handbag that can be carried throughout the year, or worn on those special occasions or a night on the town. And most importantly, most women need one that wont break the bank. Fortunately, that is exactly what Chanel and More offers at http://www.chanelandmore.com which features the best in authentic designer handbags. Best yet, this Valentines Day Chanel and More is offering the best special yet, with a savings of $ 100 off each handbag and free shipping.

The owner of Chanel and More, Diane Duckett, is a self-professed Chanel lover and a Chanel collector for over 24 years. Duckett searches extensively to find the best Chanel pieces to add to the shop so that not only will customers find the best quality designer bags, but at an affordable price.

Check Writer Software Sweet Deal: Get EzCheckPrinting For Free When Sending Flowers on Valentine’s Day


Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 14, 2012

Check printing software provider, halfpricesoft.com (http://www.halfpricesoft.com), gives buyers a new way to get free products by partnering with TrialPay, the leader in alternative online payments. Everyone sends flowers on Valentines Day, and this year shoppers of halfpricesoft.com can get a present, the new free check writing and printing software, for themselves with the bouquet they give.

With this special offer, halfpricesoft.com customers can try or buy one offer from their preferred brands (such as 1800Flowers, GAP, NETFLIX, Discover Card and other 2,000 blue-chip advertisers) and get check printing software for free. Customers do not need to pay halfpricesoft.com. TrialPay uses money from the advertiser to pay them.

“It’s a win-win-win-win situation: the customer gets free product, we make sales, the TrialPay advertiser makes sales, and TrialPay gets commissions. ” said Dr Ge, the founder of halfpricesoft.com. In a down economy, companies need to streamline and increase efficiency, so they can be more productive with every minute and every dollar. ezCheckPrinting can save user time and money. We hope more users can take advantage of this check writing software through this free offer.”

With ezCheckPrinting (for business user) and ezCheckPersonal (for family user), write a check is really easy! All user have to do is to enter the date, payees name and amount payable to the payee. This check writer will automatically convert numbers to words. User can write and print a check with logo and signature with just a few clicks. New users can download and try check printing software for free at http://www.halfpricesoft.com/download.asp with no cost and no obligation.

“Simple, easy and fast. That’s what computer software should be,” said Halfpricesoft.com founder Dr. Ge. “You shouldn’t need a programming degree or accounting background to use the check writing software. That’s why we made check writer so simple and easy to use.

Currently, Halfpricesoft.com offers several products for free through TrialPay, including:

ezCheckPrinting, business version check writing and printing software
ezCheckPersonal personal check writing software
ezTimeSheet, computer-based employee attendance tracking software
Blank check stock for use with ezCheckPrinting, ezPaycheck and ezCheckPersonal software
red-ink forms W2, W3, 1099s, 1096, 1098s and 5498s forms

To learn more about the check writing software and other free offers

http://www.halfpricesoft.com/product_ezCheck.asp

About halfpricesoft.com

Halfpricesoft.com is a leading provider of small business software, including payroll software, employee attendance tracking software, check printing software, W2 software, 1099 software, and barcode generating software. Today Software from halfpricesoft.com is trusted by thousands of users and help small business owners simplify their payroll processing and business management.

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