6 Fun Things To Do With Leftover Wrapping Paper, Ribbons & Bows

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Figuring out what to do with all that leftover wrapping paper, bows and ribbons and such can be a real chore.Most people (self included) put it away for next year -- at least some of it. Commercial wrapping paper is so expensive these days that the thought of throwing away a roll or two just doesn't make sense to me.Of course, since I know that commercial wrapping paper cannot be recycled (except to be used for another Christmas) and that tons of it wind up in landfills every year, I see … [Read more...]

Gluten-Free Holiday Tips – From Foods To Gifts

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If you have a wheat allergy or Celiac Disease, you are restricted to a gluten free diet.This can make holiday celebrations and meals at others' homes a nightmare.What can you eat?What can't you eat?The dinner everyone else in your family looks forward to is the last thing you may want to deal with.Fortunately, there are a number of options for a gluten-free holiday...  … [Read more...]

Wine Gifts For Wine Drinkers

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If you have wine drinkers on your gift list, then you should know that a gift of wine will always be appreciated. Wine is the perfect gift for that person who has everything and other hard to buy for people.You do not have to be wealthy to purchase wine gifts for your family and friends, as wine gifts and accessories fit many different price points.   … [Read more...]

Wine Of The Month Club: A Great Gift For Wine Lovers

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Looking for a special gift for a relative or friend?The Wine of the Month Club makes a great gift idea for several reasons: 1. All the hard work is done for you -- picking out the wines, packaging and shipping them.2. Wine is a unique and thoughtful gift that makes a better impression than typical store-bought gifts.3. It's a classy gift -- great for those with discriminating tastes.4. The wow factor -- your friend looks forward to receiving something fun in the mail and trying … [Read more...]

Food Gift Baskets That Are Easy To Make

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If you've been invited to Thanksgiving dinner, be sure to use proper etiquette and take along a Thanksgiving hostess gift. -- even if it's just something small. Cooking Thanksgiving dinner for a large number of guests is hard work and it's a nice gesture to express your appreciation.This actually applies any time of year -- whenever someone goes to a lot of trouble to put together a big dinner or party.You don't have to buy a fancy gift basket. There are many affordable hostess gifts … [Read more...]

FREE Personalized Liquor Labels

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Like Kahlua? Wild Turkey Bourbon? What about Chardonnay?Have a special occasion coming up?Now you can order personalized labels to place on your own bottles of liquor!...The label below is an example of the Kahlua label that you can personalize for Weddings.  … [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...]

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...]

5 Great Gift Ideas Everyone Is Talking About

Now that I'm working from home, I'm watching more TV than usual.Actually, it's just on in the background, and I'm computing more than usual. But still.This means I watch a lot more local news, CNN, HGTV, Ellen, and yes, even Oprah and The View (...I know, shame on me).But I have to admit that sometimes I'm thankful that I was able to catch certain things on TV that most people probably haven't seen!Like these really cool gift ideas...  … [Read more...]