The best Mother’s Day gifts aren’t the things you BUY… they’re the things you DO with your mom to make her feel special. Skip the boring Mother’s Day brunch this year, and try one of these offbeat Mother’s Day gift ideas — that you and your mom can enjoy together!
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DIY Christmas gift baskets can be customized any way you like. This year, mine focused on cozy warm feelings and spreading Christmas cheer. See how I made these holiday gift baskets filled with S’more Christmas Cheer.
Attending a Christmas party with friends or co-workers? What gift are you taking? Here’s the ultimate list of cheap gift ideas (most under $30) that are great for gift exchange games. If you need Dirty Santa gifts (or White Elephant gift ideas, Yankee Swap gifts, etc), we’ve got the best gifts for adults — from conservative and practical to risque and hilarious — all right here!
As a fulltime freelance blogger and journalist, I have a unique perspective on which items would make the best gifts for writers. Here are a few of my favorite things…
Adventure gifts make the best Father’s Day gift ideas! It’s never too early to start planning for the perfect gift for Dad – especially with more expensive gifts like these. These are one-of-a-kind experience gifts that ANYONE would be thrilled to receive!
Coming up with a great gift for the guy in your life is always difficult. Whether you’re looking for a gift for Valentine’s Day, his Birthday, or ANY other special occasion… here are 8 smart choices that most guys would appreciate.
Rainbow roses are real roses! They’re made by inserting dye into the stem of the roses while they’re growing. The color gets absorbed by the petals of the flower. They are not easy to make, and they’re hard to find.
Here’s how to have a romantic Valentine’s Day at home – whether you’re planning dinner at home, or you’re just looking for tips to make the evening more romantic.
Most Valentines gifts you can buy are cute, but once Valentine’s Day is over, the gift is rarely thought of again. Here are 3 homemade Valentine gifts that will be cherished!
Want to hand out something FUN to trick or treaters – instead of candy? Here’s how to find cheap Halloween gifts that make great Halloween treats for kids!
I asked my nieces, nephews, and friends’ kids before I came up with this list of the best Halloween candy & sweet treats that kids appreciate most.
Your Valentines Day flowers will be even more meaningful if you pick the flowers & arrange them yourself. Here are 5 simple DIY flower arrangements using storebought flowers
See why musical birthday cards make funny birthday gifts for kids. These videos capture the moments when kids open cards that play songs for the first time!
When I see something I like (on ANY website), I use Amazon’s Universal Wish List to save it on a list of gift ideas for myself or my friends. Here’s how…
Santa Claus is easier to get in touch with than ever before! Here are fun ways to communicate with Santa, and unique ideas that parents and kids can enjoy together this Christmas.
All the best tips and bargain hunting strategies to use when you’re doing holiday shopping online. See the different kinds of websites that an online shopper would find useful during the holiday season. Find specific websites and the types of products they represent.
If you give someone a handwritten letter as a gift, it will be appreciated more than a store-bought gift would be. In addition, a letter will be read more than once and cherished for years to come. If you would like to write a handwritten letter to someone special but you aren’t sure how to begin, here are a few ideas to help you get started.
Several years ago, we started sending care packages to U.S. military service men and women — usually to soldiers we didn’t know, and one year to our nephew who was serving in Iraq at the time. As a result what we’ve learned firsthand, we have compiled a great collection of ideas to help others make one-of-a-kind care packages for U.S. troops serving overseas. These are our best tips.
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 showers, and more. Here’s how to make your own personalized gift registry.
For any occasion throughout the year, giving homemade food gifts shows that you invested some time and effort, and that you gave this gift some extra special attention. People love receiving personalized gifts of food! Here are some great ideas for making homemade food gifts.
Why not make this a memorable Christmas for a person or a family in need? Here’s how to find individuals and families to help this Christmas — both locally and nationally. Plus ways to help them in person, or anonymously.
Why send flowers when you can send a fresh fruit bouquet that all can taste and enjoy?! Edible Arrangements are fresh fruit bouquets (plus a few chocolate-dipped pieces!) that are designed into beautiful flower-like creations. Compared to cookie arrangements, these strawberry, pineapple, and melon arrangements are a much healthier way to say ‘I love you’, ‘Thank you’, or ‘Best of luck.’
ideas for parents & relatives looking for “the best” things their college kid really wants you to send them in a care package.
If you are dreading Valentine’s Day because of your tight budget, don’t worry, there are still fun things you can do to impress your Valentine. Following are some inexpensive ways to give your sweetheart a Valentine’s Day gift that they will certainly appreciate.
With careful planning, you can make Valentine’s Day wonderful — even on a shoestring budget! Need some ideas? Start with the following 5 fun things you can do for your special Valentine all day long.
It’s easy to tell those we love that we love them. However, it takes a little panache to tell someone you love them in a unique and creative way. Here are 10 fun ways to tell that special someone how much they mean to you.
Your goal this year should be to give your guy an extra special gift that he will truly enjoy. You know all of the things he enjoys… try to think outside the box and make this Valentine’s Day one that he will never forget! Here are some ideas to get you started.
Tips for what to do with all that leftover wrapping paper, bows, ribbon, and Christmas cards after the holidays.
The gift of wine is always be appreciated. Wine is the perfect gift for that person who has everything and other hard to buy for people. You don’t have to be wealthy to purchase wine gifts, because wine gifts and accessories fit many different price points.
A wine club membership is a great gift idea for wine drinkers. The official Wine of the Month Club makes a great gift idea for several reasons.
Whenever someone goes to a lot of trouble to put together a big dinner or party, it’s always nice to take along a hostess gift — food baskets are great! You don’t have to buy a fancy gift basket. There are many affordable hostess gifts that you can make yourself. Here are some food gift baskets that you can make and your hostess will love.
Check out these fun new holiday cards we received for Christmas. They’re actually GIFTS… in addition to greeting cards!
Turns out, I’m one of the last ones to discover Office Max’s Elf Yourself holiday e-card. On the CBS morning show, they reported on several of these types of viral videos. They said the Elf Yourself one has been viewed by over 65 million people already!
Here are the top online holiday card companies that deliver the best cards on high-quality photo paper at a reasonable price.
Whether you choose to send out personalized holiday cards this year — with or without a photo on them. Or, if you just want to send personalized greeting cards throughout the year this way, Astonishing Cards has what you’re looking for. Check ’em out…
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 best part about these do-it-yourself gift tags is the fact that you can change anything you want in the template itself… including the personalized messages.In fact, most parts are optional, so you could even make ‘generic’ gift cards if you wanted to.
Fun facts about birthdays, Valentine’s Day, greeting cards, Christmas & holiday greetings, and other special occasions.
According to ‘the official website devoted to regifting’, there are a few simple rules one must follow in order to successfully pass on an unwanted or unneeded gift to someone else. You need to ask yourself these questions…
Here are some of the hottest gifts that everyone is talking about this year…
Every kid knows that EVERY day is mother’s day, but I — for one — do a poor job of showing it… Here is our online tribute to our moms — Kay and Elouise. WE LOVE YOU LOTS……
Here’s a FUN gift for Mom this Mother’s Day… How about some FUN new makeup that’s professional-grade, yet only costs $1 each?!?! Plus, e.l.f. cosmetics is offering a Mother’s Day special just for Moms.
Here’s a personalized gift for someone special in your life that few have ever seen: customized roses inscribed with your own custom message or embossed with your own personal photo! Check out these one-of-a-kind personalized rose bouquets…
Here are ‘the best of the best’ romantic ideas for couples to enjoy on Valentine’s Day, including: the Top 10 Valentine’s Day Gifts… the Top 10 Romantic Things To Do Together… the Top 10 Original Dinner Date Ideas… the Top 10 Simple Romantic Tips For Guys… and more!
TRY THIS: http://sexuality.about.com/od/valentinesday/a/valentinesevent.htm
Whether you’re usually in a hurry and simply don’t take the time to do it right, or you just never learned ‘the proper way’ to wrap gifts, here are the best-of-the-best tips for wrapping presents — Christmas presents… Birthday presents… Graduation presents… Wedding presents… whatever.
Let this holiday wish list of one homeless guy be an inspiration to us all…
A greeting card like no other!… This one is personalized, interactive, and filled with great memories.
Holiday letters… most people either love ’em or hate ’em! I happen to be one who LOVES them. Here are the reasons that I LOVE receiving holiday letters, and my tips for writing a good holiday letter.
Following are a handful of truly classy Holiday cards, and some VERY unique postage stamps to use for yourself, or as a creative gift for a friend or relative.
Looking for unique gift ideas?… I use Christmas and Birthdays as a time to introduce people to new things. I like to give gifts like practical and handy gadgets, ingenius time-savers, or just clever inventions that few people even knew existed.