Free to Be Crabby with Maxine

If you’re familiar with Maxine, you already know her crabby character. I was only 5 years old when crabby Maxine was first introduced when Hallmark launched Shoebox. Here we are 30 years later, and she’s not only still around, but she’s also still a pretty prominent character! What started as a character on a card has grown and expanded to today’s day and age and can be found in a variety of internet memes. Additionally, she has her own books, comic strip, calendars and website.

Free to be Crabby Maxine

Disclosure: I received complimentary products to facilitate my review. Regardless, all opinions are my own.

Hallmark has a lot of great Maxine products including the new “Free to Be Crabby” products. For my review I received the Free to be Crabby Maxine socks, Love it or Leave me Alone Maxine Tumbler, Gripe About Anything Maxine Mug, and the limited edition Maxine Stars and Stripes itty bitty.

In general, I would say I have a sweet disposition – especially with others. I am definitely a bit of a grouch, though. Just ask my husband, and he’ll tell you how crabby I am in the mornings! Ha! I have always found Maxine’s sarcastic and straight-forward humor to be hilarious. It’s like what she’s saying is what people are thinking but wouldn’t say out loud! My mom is always finding some great Maxine posts! There are always great posts on the Maxine Facebook Page!

And you have to love Floyd, too, right? He’s so cute!

Crabby Maxine

I’m loving the new Maxine products! It’s a great way to celebrate all that is crabby Maxine throughout the day! The Maxine socks say “Free to Be Crabby.” They’re comfortable. Plus they are long, so they’re perfect for the days (or weeks! Ha!) you don’t feel like shaving! 😉

Free to Be Crabby with Maxine Socks

The mug and cup are both great for your drinks throughout the day. The ceramic mug is nice and big (11 ounces) which is great when you need a big cup of coffee in the morning. The mug says “In America, you can gripe about anything. No wonder I love it!” lol Plus, it’s dishwasher and microwave safe!

The cup is a BPA-free plastic tumbler with a lid that screws on, and a plastic straw with a stopper so it’s easy to keep with the lid. It holds 20 ounces and is hand wash only.

Free to be Crabby Maxine drinkware

The limited edition Maxine itty bitty is so stinkin cute! She has bunny slippers, and I love the little puffs of hair. Of course, it has a classic crabby Maxine expression!

Limited Edition Maxine itty bitty

If you love Maxine, you definitely don’t want to miss out on these fabulous products! Head over to your local Hallmark store to pick them up!

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Would you love to win these great Maxine products? One winner will receive the Free to be Crabby Maxine socks, Love it or Leave me Alone Maxine Tumbler, Gripe About Anything Maxine Mug, and the limited edition Maxine Stars and Stripes itty bitty. This giveaway runs through September 3, 2016 and is open to US residents ages 18+.

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  1. Sherri Lewis says

    I love Maxine. She can always make me smile.

  2. Maxine is always smiling[NOT].

  3. Love those socks! So cute 🙂
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  4. shannon fowler says

    I love maxine. my mom introduced me to her, and we always share a laugh over her things

  5. vickie couturier says

    i actually know someone named Maxine that acts just like this,,she would love this

  6. Maxine is hilarious! Love all of these items! 🙂

  7. I love Maxine. She is hilarious.

  8. I collect the Itty Bittys so this would be so great for my collection. I am obsessed with that tumbler. Honestly,I think Hallmark needs to send one to Colin Kaepernick! He needs a good lecture from Maxine! And the socks are so cute! I think we all have a little Maxine inside us! We might as well display our inner Maxine!

  9. I love those socks. I’m a sock-aholic and love fun socks.

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