Gifts from the Heart

Written by Jenna Ortiz Category: Lifestyle Issue: February 2019
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Surprise your sweetheart with a love-inspired trinket from SEEDs for Autism.

The nonprofit organization SEEDs for Autism was founded in 2010 to help adults with autism transition into the workforce in a structured environment. Using skills learned in the program, students handcraft unique products for the entire home. During this month of love, put a little more purpose into what you buy for your Valentine.
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Conversation Soap Hearts - $5
These fruit-scented soap hearts give a fresh twist to the iconic candy. Warning: Not for consumption.
 
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Blue Ceramic Hearts - $6
Spread the love and light up your office with this rich blue hue, or gift it to someone special.
 
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Heart-Shaped Hook - $18
Pretty and functional, this hook adds a lovely touch to the home and provides a place to hang jackets, purses and backpacks.
 
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Dangle Heart Earrings - $20
Wear these one-of-a-kind earrings as a subtle nod to the season of love.
 
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Heart Cutting Board - $22
Make your meals a little more hearty with this cutting board, which can double as a cheese or charcuterie board for your next dinner party.