How To Make A Wish List / Gift Registry Online For Birthdays, Christmas, Wedding & Baby Showers: Amazon Universal Wish List!

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I've been using Amazon's Universal Wish List for the past 5 years or so.It'a great way to maintain a Christmas Wish List or Birthday Wish List -- for yourself or for friends that you like to buy gifts for.It can also be used as a universal Gift Registry for an upcoming wedding shower or baby shower -- your own or someone else's.It's free. It's easy.  I absolutely love it.Here's why: … [Read more...]

How To Make A Pinata: Paper Mache Pinata Instructions + Tips + Videos

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A pinata brings life to a party -- especially an outdoor party!If you're going to hang a traditional pinata indoors, then make sure that you have lots of wide open space -- such as a basement -- otherwise, your home decor could get in the way when your party guests are swinging away.Pinatas aren't that expensive to buy, but it's a lot more fun to make your own. You can also involve the kids in this fun craft project.Following are step-by-step instructions for making a variety of … [Read more...]

A Unique Gift Idea: Write A Handwritten Letter Instead Of Buying A Gift

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A handwritten letter means so much.It means more than a typed or emailed letter. It even means more than a short, quickly penned note.Chances are, if you give someone a handwritten letter as a gift, it will be cherished more than a store-bought gift would be. In addition, a letter will be read more than once and cherished for years to come.Yep, your handwriting and heartfelt feelings shared with someone you care about is the most personal gift you can give someone. (This is more true … [Read more...]

7 Fun Ways To Make Unique Gift Registries For Any Occasion

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Gift registries aren't just for weddings anymore.These days, people are using gift registries for all sorts of special occasions, including:birthdays anniversaries graduations (high school and college) baby showersNo matter what the occasion, a gift registry is a good idea because, after all, who hasn't wound up with a gift they either couldn't use, didn't like, or didn't want? (Sometimes a gift is so bad you can't even regift it!)Setting up a gift registry is one way to … [Read more...]

Free Birthday Stuff – Get Free Food, Admission & More On Your Birthday!

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Once a year, we all have a special day worth celebrating.The good news is... lots of companies and organizations want to give you free birthday stuff as their way of celebrating with you.At the end of this article is a list of the best places to find all sorts of free stuff that you can take advantage of on your birthday.Once you see all of the amazing things you can get for free on your birthday, I bet you find plenty of fun places to visit on your next … [Read more...]

Make Personalized Photo Greeting Cards For Less Than Store-Bought Greeting Cards

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Considering the fact that most greeting cards cost anywhere from $3.00 to $6.00 (and up!) these days...To be able to find a place that makes personalized greeting cards (even photo cards with your own picture on them) for less than $3 is no easy feat.But when a company will... ...print your full-color cards ...with your personalized message and/or photo ...and mail them directly to each of the addresses you specify ...all for $3.00 or less per a card (including the postage)Then, that's … [Read more...]

Send A Bud Light Real Men of Genius Happy Birthday Greeting To Your Friends

Love those Bud Light Real Men of Genius commercials you hear on the radio?Me too. Here's just one example:Listen to Bud Light's Real Men of Genius "Mr. Pro Sports Heckler Guy": [Thanks, Don B.!]Good news!...Now you can send a personalized Real Men of Genius birthday greeting to one of your friends!Yep, that familiar tune is playing in the background, as your friend reads a special message that you've created just for them. … [Read more...]

Make Your Own Gift Tags

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These online gift tags are a cinch to make!Just...Pick your favorite style. (6 to choose from) Use the online form to enter TO: and FROM: information. Choose your colors. And print them out!You can do one at a time, or full pages of 10 at a time. The best part:You can change anything you want in the template itself... including the personalized message on top and bottom. … [Read more...]

Fun Facts About Birthday Cards, Valentine’s Day Cards & Other Greeting Cards

Did you know?...Each person sends an average of 55 greetings cards per year.Not me. (But that's a whole 'nother story.) The average American household spends about $64 on holiday cards and gift wrap each year.For me, much less. (Because I recycle old wrapping paper, bows, and such. And I only buy these items on sale, like during 75%-off sales after Christmas.) The average American receives eight birthday cards and four gifts a year.Who are these … [Read more...]

7 Rules Of Regifting (a.k.a. Passing Unwanted Gifts On To Others)

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Here's another word to add to your spellchecker (or to autocorrect): REGIFTING When it first appeared, the phenomenon of regifting took on rather negative overtones due to its association with deception, i.e. the idea that by regifting you were not only deceiving the recipient, but also the person who originally gave you the gift by not being honest about the fact that you didn't want it. However, the increasing popularity of the word and its more recent link to Internet-based auctions has made … [Read more...]