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Greeting Cards Review by Kelly Burgess

Lanette Steiner
iCare Greetings
8757 County Road 77
Fredericksburg, OH 44627

iCare Greetings offers an assortment of scripture-based greeting cards for every occasion in three sizes: tall (4 x 9), square (5.75 x 5.75), or regular (5 x 7). Customers can build a customized box of cards containing either six (for $1.99 per card), twelve (for $1.33 per card), or eighteen cards (for $1.11 per card) in the chosen size, plus a minimal shipping charge. One box of cards has a shipping charge of just $1.95. The shipping charge for multiple boxes is just $3.95. Only the square size has an added shipping charge of fifteen cents per ounce. Orders generally arrive in 5-8 business days and can only be shipped within the United States. The card assortment is identical for each size, so it is just a matter of customer preference. Each card has a bible verse in the King James Version. I received an assortment of eighteen tall greeting cards, which have a value of $19.98 plus $1.95 shipping. They came packaged in a flat stack with envelopes, so all I needed to do was select the appropriate card, fold it, and insert it in the plain white envelope included when I was ready to give it to someone.

When searching for cards, customers can narrow their selections by category. The categories include feminine birthday, masculine birthday, children’s birthday, age-specific birthday, neutral birthday, wedding, anniversary, Valentine’s Day, Sweetest Day, I love you, bridal shower, engagement, get well, Christmas, Thanksgiving, Easter, Boss’ Day, baby boy, baby girl, baby shower, twins, neutral baby, friendship, just because, miss you, thinking of you, sympathy, thank you, graduation, baptism, farewell, retirement, congratulations, pastor appreciation, ordination, or blank. With all these categories to choose from, there truly is a special card for every occasion among the four hundred unique designs available.

I had no idea that there was a company that offered a truly customized card box like this at such an incredible value. These cards cost little more than dollar store cards, and yet I can pre-select all the cards I need for all the special people in my life without ever leaving home, and I know I will use every single card that I order! Two of my children recently had special birthdays turning sixteen and twenty-one, and I had a challenging time finding age-specific cards for these milestone celebrations. I was truly pleased to see that iCare Greetings has cards for both occasions! I also have a dear friend whose husband is suffering from cancer, and I often send her little things to encourage her. iCare Greetings has many cards with encouraging scripture to build up a friend in need. I am impressed with the quality and selection from this company! I have wasted so much money in the past on boxes of randomly assorted greeting cards, only to find that a small number of the cards suit my needs. I will be ordering from this company in the future.

-Product review by Kelly Burgess, The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine, LLC, September 2020