Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Hallmark's "Free To Be Crabby" Review & Giveaway

Let me start off by saying " I Love Maxine!!!" What's not to love about her? She's this wonderful grumpy, crabby, smart mouth, tell it like it is, grandma figure cartoon character. I have loved her since she first appeared in 1986 when Hallmark launched Shoebox. Maxine covers all topics  like aging, the workplace, retirement, political correctness, and of course, sex (or the lack of it) some days I don't think there is anything that she will not talk about but that's what is so loveable about her. She has sold more than 220 million Maxine greeting cards WOW!! She also has a line of books, a comic strip, calendars, and yes even her own website and Facebook page!

Love, Hallmark sent me the following new items in the Hallmark's Maxines "Free To Be Crabby" Patriotic line. With the presidential election going on and everyone so serious it's refreshing to have Maxine throw her sense of humor in the mix to lighten things up!

Let's look at the items in Maxine's "Free To Be Crabby" Set they sent me to review.

itty bittys® Maxine Stars and Stripes Stuffed Animal, Limited Edition: From her patriotic hat to her bunny slippers, there's no better way to show your love for the stars and stripes—and maybe some gripes—than with this Maxine itty bittys plush.How adorable is this itty bitty?

Gripe About Anything Maxine Mug: "In America, you can gripe about anything. No wonder I love it!"  This is my favorite mug Never have  truer words been said. Seems people are always griping about something!

Love It or Leave Me Alone Maxine Tumbler: Take your Maxine and American pride everywhere you go with this illustrated tumbler
" it or leave me alone. Or both!

Free to Be Crabby Maxine Socks: Join Maxine in showing her crabby pride with these decorative socks that are as comfortable as they are fun to wear. If you love Maxine, don’t want to miss out on these fabulous products! Head over to your local Hallmark store to pick them up or CLICK HERE to order online!

 The generous folks at Love, Hallmark are giving one of Freebies for Friends readers a chance to win a Hallmark's Maxine's "Free To Be Crabby" Patriotic set just like I received of their very own, a $43.00 ARV! Just enter the giveaway below!! Good Luck!!

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  1. Maxine is one of my favorites!! I love her candor and honestly I can RELATE <3 What a terrific giveaway!

  2. I forgot to add which of the items was my favorite. Very hard to choose but since I drink coffee all day long I love the coffee cup but I REALLY like what the tumbler says. If you don't like America go find somewhere else to live and good luck finding any place you will be satisfied with.