Okay, so first off it looks like Canada Post and the Union of Canadian Postal Workers have worked out a deal! YAHOO!!!  Honestly, the whole strike thing was stresssssing me out!  Anyway, I'm stoked that we won't have to worry about shipping out online orders.... including all those calendar pre-orders that people have placed!  I think this year we've had more calendar pre-orders than all previous years combined!!!  That's awesome!

Our calendars have been printed and are being delivered to our very capable hands this afternoon!  That means that we'll be right on schedule for our early October ship date!  If you'd still like to pre-order your copy of our 2017 wall calendar, you can get 25% off by ordering now!  This deal won't last much longer, so do it.  Do it now.

Canada Post Disruption - Again?!

Ugh.  It looks like Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers are at it again! 

What does this mean?  Well, there may or may not be a strike!  If a full-on strike occurs, we will not be able to ship our online orders and all orders will be fully-refunded (there's just no economical alternative when it comes to shipping greeting cards!).  However, if there's a rotating strike and mail continues to move, we will certainly continue processing our orders and keep our fingers crossed that they won't take a thousand years to get from our office to you!

Anyway, stay tuned.

Weird Holidays


Incase you don't already know, today is "Bad Poetry Day" and so we give you an original bad poem written last year for our 2016 calendar... (see image).  I'm an amazing bad poet, right?

Our calendars are full of dates for awesome "weird" holidays like "Bad Poetry Day" and if you want to know when they are, you should pick yourself up a copy of our 2017 calendars!  They're currently in production and available for a special pre-order price of $15/each.  If you want one you should act fast.... the price will resume to it's normal $20/each real soon and we sell out every year!

Interested in getting one? Or two? Or several? Buy here.



Last year our 2016 calendars sold out fast.  The first round sold out in October or something, so we were forced to make more to get us through the holidays!  Even then, that second batch sold out before Christmas!  We had several customers begging us to make more, but they're a lot of work... like a lot... so we didn't do a third batch.  Now here we are in the final stages of designing our 2017 calendar and we're planning ahead on how many we should make!  As we have in previous years, we're offering special pricing on all pre-orders!  Not only do you save 25%, but you guarantee yourself a copy before they sell out!

Place your order today and the first batch is aiming to ship October 1st (or sooner).

WHOLESALERS - If you haven't already, check your inbox! We have an important message for you in regards to Christmas orders (which we'd love to get from you SOON!)



Sure, it may be nearly 30 degrees outside my office, but I'm indoors thinking ahead to Christmas! Crazy retail world.  But, like most of you I'm doing my best to enjoy the summer! I went camping for the first time in over 20 years (yeah, I'm old enough to say shit like that) and I think there's inspiration for a comic strip somewhere in that trip...

Anyway, I hope that you're enjoying your summer vacations/ trips to the lake/family bbqs/ and what-not.

But since you're here reading this, why don't you take a minute to order some magnets and greeting cards and shit.  They're pretty fucking awesome and the post office is near a Starbucks, so when I send your order I can grab myself a frappuccino and make it a business expense.


Canada Post


We're so happy that Canada Post and the union are taking some time to talk their shit through!  Celebrate with us by buying our cards  (and other products) and we'll have them in the mail lickity split.  We'll even give you 20% off if you use the coupon code "canadapost".

This offer expires on July 25th (or sooner if a lockout or strike occurs).

* When ready to checkout you may still see our warning about the Canada Post lockout.  Don't worry about that - we're waiting for our webguy to take that down for us!*

Canada Post Disruption

It appears that a Canada Post strike or lock-out is highly possible starting as early as July 3rd.  Sadly, this greatly affects our business in a very negative way!  We love Canada Post and use it for all our shipments, so we hope this dispute gets resolved soon! 

It seems that even parcels mailed today would face the threat of not making it to their final destinations... So as of today, we are halting all online orders until this thing with Canada Post is sorted out or until we can figure out how to ship greeting cards without it costing an arm and a leg!

RETAILERS - This does not apply to you!  Thankfully we can use couriers and still ship your orders in an economical way. 

Yo Dudes

Work on our 2017 calendar has begun! It'll take several months before its complete, but when it is be sure to watch out for our announcement on pre-orders (probably sometime in the early fall).  You always save a couple bucks and get first dibs on our limited edition calendars.  The best way to stay in the loop would be to sign up for our mailing list (at the bottom of this page).

We're big advocates of shopping local and if you haven't already, you should check out our list of awesome retailers!  They're always hitting us up for new stock, so a store near you should hopefully have a nice full display of Hug and Kiss cards! (If not, be sure to publicly shame them and make them re-order). 

Mothers Day


Now that I'm a mom, I have a greater appreciation for Mother's Day.  Kids are a lot of work and you really don't realize it until you have one of your own.  So to my mom (who barely knows how to use the internet and will probably never see this), you did one hell of a job raising me (and an okay job with the other 3) and I certainly wouldn't be the successful/hilarious/amazing/awesome business woman that I am today without your wonderful mothering skills - so thank you!

And to my husband and daughter, you better have a great gift idea.  You got 4 days.

Now for all you wonderful customers, it's definitely too late to buy Mother's Day cards from our website, but you can certainly check in with one of our fabulous retailers to see what they have in stock!