Merchandise Midweek: Show Some Love!

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner – are you ready to shower your loved ones with their favorite gifts? If you’re still looking for the perfect Heart Day treat, look no further than Hinda’s assortment of goodies that will surely surprise and delight that special someone. From the traditional chocolates and flowers to a unique selection of socially responsible items, we’ve got everything you need to make this Valentine’s Day a memorable one!

1-800-Flowers.com eGift Card

Whether you're looking for roses, orchids, gift baskets, bonsai trees, flowering plants or wedding bouquets, 1-800-Flowers.com has the highest quality blooms and the most talented florists who can create exactly what you order. Dazzle and delight your loved ones wherever they may be with a fresh flowers and gifts at www.1800flowers.com.

 

Bright Endeavors Awash in Love Gift Set

Enjoy the gentle, warm scents of a sampling of four 3-ounce bundles of Fair Trade Himalayan soaking salts. Scents include Lavender Milk, Orange Bergamot, Vanilla Honey and Eucalyptus Leaf. Bright Endeavors  is one of the Helping Hand Partners, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization marketing socially responsible products made by social enterprise in the US and fair trade organizations globally.

Bright Endeavors Love Lights Gift Set

Sit back and enjoy the soft glow of the Love Lights Gift Set. This Valentine Collection includes four 3-ounce eco-friendly soy votive scents: Lavender Milk, Orange Bergamot, Vanilla Honey and Eucalyptus Leaf. Socially responsible, fair wage, green and made in the USA.

 

Dooney and Bourke™ Gretta Signature Medium Wristlet

The Gretta Signature Collection is branding at its best. A petite logo print covers coated cotton fabric cast in classic shapes finished with fine Vacchetta leather trim. Other features include a detachable strap, interior lining, zipper closure and coated cotton fabric. This wristlet is perfect for taking your essentials with you or clipping inside a larger bag.

Greyston Bakery Gourmet 6- or 8-Piece Fudge Chocolate Brownie Box

Nothing says happiness like gourmet chocolate fudge brownies. Each brownie is individually wrapped and proceeds benefit low-income individuals and families as they forge a path to self-sufficiency and community transformation. Greyston Bakery is one of the Helping Hand Partners, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

 

Lambs Farm Chocolate Lover's Collection

This 3-pound basket includes buttery English toffee, dark, milk and white Lambs Farm logo chocolates, chocolate covered peanut brittle, mini turtles with sea salt, enrobed sandwich cookies, dark chocolate nut bark, cookie bark, turtles, nut clusters and coconut patties. Proceeds benefit adults with developmental disabilities. Lambs Farm is one of the Helping Hand Partners.

Omaha Steaks® 6-inch Chocolate Lover's Cake 

Incredibly rich, dense chocolate is what makes Omaha Steaks® Chocolate Eva Cake so sensational. It's moist, home-made flavor will amaze you! If you're a true chocoholic, this cake is for you! Perfect for Valentine’s Day, birthdays, anniversaries or whenever your sweet tooth strikes! Serves 6-8 people, but we won’t blame you if you don’t share!

 

Omaha Steaks® Lobster & Filet Dinner for Two

Savor the perfect taste of lobster tails and filet mignon with that special someone. This combo includes two 6-ounce filet mignons, two 6-ounce lobster tails, four 5.5-ounce stuffed baked potatoes, 2-pounds mixed vegetables and one 4-ounce lemon parsley butter sauce. A special occasion calls for a special, celebratory meal!

 

Pandora® LOVE Dangle Charm

This sterling silver dangle spells out “LOVE” with a heart-shaped salmon-pink cubic zirconia in place of the "O." This dangle is reminiscent of Robert Indiana’s “LOVE” statue featured in Philadelphia’s Love Park. Charm measures .4" square. It makes a great addition to her Pandora® collection or beautiful beginning to a new charm-collecting adventure!

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Your Monthly Check-Up: February is American Heart Month

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, there’s no better time to celebrate American Heart Month than February. Heart disease in the US has reached epidemic proportions; it is now the leading cause of death for both men and women, according to the CDC. While about 715,000 people suffer a heart attack each year, only about 27 percent of people who recognized chest pain as a symptom could recognize other major symptoms.

The good news is that heart disease is both preventable and controllable. In her article “Reading the Signs” in the January/February issue of “Healthy Living Made Simple,” Dr. Joanne Foody outlines the warning signs, risk factors and ways to prevent heart disease in yourself and your loved ones.

“A heart attack usually occurs when a blood clot blocks the flow of blood through an artery that feeds blood to the heart, causing permanent damage to the heart muscle unless treated quickly,” Dr. Foody explains in the article. While the most common cause is atherosclerosis, other causes can include very low blood pressure, a tear in the heart artery, drug use or small blood clots or tumors that form elsewhere in the body and travel to the heart.

While severe chest pain is the most commonly associated symptom of a heart attack, there are other important symptoms that should not go overlooked. “Shortness of breath and pain that spreads to the shoulders, neck, arms or jaw,” are common especially for men. “Conversely, women often experience atypical heart attack symptoms such as nausea or vomiting, dizziness, fatigue, inability to sleep and breaking out in a cold sweat,” according to Dr. Foody.

However, she says that because every case is different and everyone experiences varying degrees of symptoms, it’s easy to ignore certain ones, like indigestion and fatigue. “The key is to listen to your body and seek immediate medical treatment if you experience symptoms of a heart attack,” she says.

But how do you know if you’re at risk in the first place? Factors such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, obesity and lack of exercise can all play into the potential for a heart attack. “Simply put, the more cardiovascular risk factors you have, the greater your risk,” Dr. Foody says. “The key is knowing your numbers and addressing any risk factors you may be living with to help prevent ever having a heart attack.”

Recognizing a heart attack early can greatly reduce long-term damage caused to the heart muscle. If you think you are having a heart attack, do not hesitate in calling 911 and take an aspirin to reduce blood clotting. If you see someone else having a heart attack, CPR can help deliver oxygen to the brain, even if it’s hands-only.

“It can’t be repeated enough: Always call 911 when you begin to have any symptoms of a heart attack,” says Dr. Foody. “Don’t be concerned about having a ‘false alarm’ or bothering others.” Heart attack survivors may suffer from damaged tissue resulting in abnormal heart rhythms. They are also at increased risk for future heart attacks.

Besides monitoring blood pressure, cholesterol and getting plenty of exercise, getting a good dose of omega-3 fatty acid can help protect you from heart disease. But you don’t have to get your omega-3s from fish oil alone anymore. Krill oil is relatively new and developed from a small crustacean. It is delivered as a phospholipid as opposed to the traditional triglyceride form. Early studies have indicated that the body may be able to utilize smaller amounts of the phospholipid krill oil to achieve the same results as triglyceride sources, according to the article.

Why not celebrate American Heart Month by getting your numbers checked and being proactive about one of the most important muscles in your body? You won’t regret it, and your family, friends and loved ones will thank you!

Read the full article here.

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Merchandise Monday: The Season of Love

The Big Day is just around the corner – do you have your gifts lined up for your loved ones? Hinda is here with an assortment of Valentine’s Day goodies for the special gal or guy in your life.

Alex and Ani Love Russian Silver Bracelet

Designed to wear alone or to layer for a customized look (additional bracelets sold separately), Alex and Ani's patented expandable wire bangle is the most innovative concept in jewelry, allowing the wearer, with the slide of a hand, to adjust the bangle for a perfect fit. Alex and Ani bracelets are made entirely in the United States from recycled materials.

Brighton® Lotta Love 16" Adjustable Necklace

The Lotta Love 16” adjustable necklace features a Swarovski® crystal heart surrounded by hand-painted pink, red and orange enamel hearts and the word “Love.” What better way to show your love to someone special? The Lotta Love collection also includes matching earrings, bracelets and key fob (each sold separately). 

 

Caravelle® by Bulova Men's Silver Bracelet Watch

The Men's Silver Bracelet Watch features stainless steel with serrated-edge bezel, luminous hands, calendar, second hand, double-press fold-over clasp and water resistance to 30m. This classic style is made for daily wear and will look great with any ensemble.

 

Coach® Love Women's 1.7-oz.

This captivating, floral woody fragrance intimately embraces the romantic, desirable and sensual spirit within the Coach® woman. A fragrance of the heart, Coach Love is all that is modern, enviable and chic.

 

Dolce and Gabbana Light Blue Men's 2.5-oz.

Drawing upon their native home of Italy, the innovative design team of Dolce and Gabbana has captured the sensuality of the Mediterranean. A refreshing blend of citrus notes combines perfectly with masculine woods and subtle spice to create a distinctive fragrance that epitomizes relaxed sophistication.

Godiva Valentine's Day Bear

On your mark, get set, snuggle! Exclusive to Godiva, this soft and plush bear made by Gund® holds a bag of milk and dark chocolate foil-wrapped solid hearts. Kosher. 8-pieces. Weighs 1.5-ounces. This is just one item in our assortment of Godiva gifts!

 

Nambe Mini Love Bowl

As a symbol of endearment, this lustrous heart-shaped bowl makes an ideal gift any day of the year. Designed by Sean O'Hara, this bowl measures 4.5” in diameter and is made of lustrous Nambé alloy.

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Merchandise Monday: Happy Valentine’s Day!

Love is in the air, and Hinda has plenty of Valentine’s Day gift ideas. From flowers and candy to perfume and jewelry, look no further than Hinda for all the sweet treats you need for your loved ones.

1-800 Flowers® Rose Elegance™ Premium Dozen Roses-Red

The stunning Rose Elegance arrangement of ruby-red roses has been hand-selected by floral designers for the ultimate in perfection. 

1-800 Flowers Valentine Splendor™

Nothing says “love” quite like this breathtaking assortment of fresh long stem roses, lilies, larkspur, stock and bear grass, beautifully designed by expert florists in a red Victorian glass vase.

Dreambean Love Basket

Enjoy this socially-responsible gift filled with relaxing bath products such as sweet vanilla soy candles, verbena Dead Sea salts and luxurious bath tea pods.

Godiva® Valentine's Day Keepsake Heart

Each red satin box is topped with a fabric rosette and carefully filled with the chef’s special Valentine’s Day assortment of milk, dark and white chocolates.

Jessica Simpson Fancy Love Perfume

Designed by Jessica Simpson, the scent for women features an exhilarating combination of blush champagne, goji leaf and peach blossom.

Lamb’s Farm Chocolate Lover’s Collection

Buttery English toffee, dark, milk and white logo cookies, dipped fruit, enrobed sandwich cookies, dark chocolate nut bark, turtles, nut clusters and coconut patties are all packaged together for a good cause.

Nordic Ware® Cast-Aluminum Sweetheart Rose Baking Pan

Twelve perfect rosebuds make up this delightful cast aluminum pan. From muffins to cakes, it's a sweet presentation. 

Spread the Love with Pandora®!

The Red Hot Love bead, Murano Glass Red Love bead and Love You Black Enamel bead represent a few of the Pandora charms in Hinda’s collection.

Pandora True Love Bracelet

This lovely bracelet is made of the best quality sterling silver and features a Pandora clasp, one Love and Hugs 14k charm, one Nostalgic Romance bead and one Open Your Heart charm. Bracelet measures 7.5".

Paramount® Nick Jr.™ Favorites: We Love Our Friends

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your friends from Nickelodeon®! Episodes such as “Dora’s Best Friends” and “Diego’s Sammy Valentine” showcase the themes of friendship, love and celebration.

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