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Pie Wedding Gifts or Wedding Gifts for Economists

Wedding gifts for economists you say? Yes, yes indeed. In shocking news, I get a lot of my ideas from looking at the wedding gift registries of my friends' and seeing if anything pops out at me. One of my friends from grad school was getting married and I was perusing the list.   I was checking to see what kind of deals I could find online for the things on his registry, using some of my tips for buying wedding gifts on a budget. There I was, mucking around with a few different things, … [Read More...]

Second Anniversary Gifts for Him - 50 Cotton Ideas

Cotton 2nd Anniversary Gifts for Him

There’s something about shopping for gifts for men;  it just isn’t easy.  Plus, when you find yourself married to one, there are a great number of gift giving occasions in the annual trip around the sun.  You find yourself wanting an anniversary gift for your husband, a birthday gift for your husband, a Valentine’s Day […]

Valentine's Day and Sharethelove

Valentine’s Day and #sharethelove

Valentine’s is here, shortly anyway.  First, we have to successfully make it through Friday the 13th.  I love the timing on that, I won’t lie. There are a great number of reasons to boycott Valentine’s Day, and it may sound odd that I am kind of one of those people, especially given that I write […]

Fifty Engagement Gift Ideas for Men and Women

Engagement Gift Ideas – Part III

 This is the third installment of a mini series, take a look at the other posts for more great gift ideas:      So your friends (or family) have signed themselves up to get hitched and now there’s a party!  You’re going, but you don’t know what to take as a gift?  (Besides the card, because […]

What to Send Instead of Flowers

What to Send Instead of Flowers

There are numerous occasions in life where we’ve been taught that sending flowers is the right thing to do. After receiving those flowers, where do they go? What happens to them? What about those times where you would have appreciated ANYTHING but flowers? Here are some ideas to get you started on what you might […]

10 Expensive Wedding Gift Ideas

10 MORE Expensive Wedding Gift Ideas

[tps_header] Weddings are an occasion where the floodgates seem to be unleashed in terms of gift giving. Maybe your only child is getting married and you want to bless them with an expensive wedding gift. Perhaps your children have refused any monetary help with the wedding, but you had already put aside savings and still […]

How to Get Rid of Unwanted Christmas Gifts

How to Get Rid of Unwanted Christmas Gifts

  The dust has settled.  The wrapping paper is recycled.  The pine needles are slowly starting to dissipate and you’ve considered taking down your decorations, but it seems like a lot of work. Now, you’ve got a pile of gifts in the corner of the living room, and, there is at least one in that […]

college bound gift ideas for homesick and nervous students

College-Bound Gift Ideas for Homesick and Nervous Students

Good gift givers study the receiver to achieve positive results.  For example, a college-bound student has emotional needs as well as immediate ones regarding schoolbooks, food, and a ‘cool’ roommate. If you’re in need of a good gift for a college-bound student, prey on their fears, presenting gifts that ease their mind, making it better […]

Ten Things to Not Put In Your Gift Baskets

Ten Things to NOT Put in Your Gift Baskets

  Of course all of these come with the caveat that some people do in fact need these things.  That said, many times, people already have a lot of these things on hand.  In fact, people usually have nicer versions of these things already, too. When going to give a gift basket, think to yourself, […]

Last Minute Gift Ideas

10 Last Minute Gift Ideas

“Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat” …isn’t it a shame that you haven’t bought that! (yet). The final countdown is on for Christmas gift purchasing and you might find yourself scrambling to find some last minute gift ideas, with only three days to go.  If you already have a gift stash, you should […]

Free Shipping Day

It’s Free Shipping Day! Here Are Participating Retailers

  Did you know that every year (as of recently, anyway), there is a Free Shipping Day?  Well, for 2014, today is that day!  (Today is December 18th, 2014, just in case you see this tomorrow.)  Giving Tuesday, Cyber Monday… Talk like a Pirate Day, there are quite a few “days” these days.  (Totally did […]

Creating Family Traditions - Puzzles

Creating Family Traditions – Puzzles

A family doesn’t require extended family, or out of town relatives or even kids, in order to be a family. Two people can constitute a family, young couples can constitute a family. Starting traditions that you can talk about later, build upon and look forward to, is actually really quite simple. Here is one easy […]

Hunting Gifts for Guys & Gals

Hunting Gifts for Guys

Finding ideas for gifts for guys can be tricky! It’s often very helpful to focus on their favourite hobbies and activities. If you are lucky, some people are obsessed with certain things. Hunters can be known for being a tad obsessive! To turn their obsessions into gift ideas, look for consumable things, so that you […]

Ten Personal Christmas Gift Ideas

10 Personal Christmas Gift Ideas

Choosing Christmas presents can be tricky business. You want the gift to be special and let the recipient know how well you know them while also expressing how much they mean to you. Also, it is important to make the gift as relevant to that individual as possible. Therefore, here is a list I’ve come […]

The Art of Giving

The Art of Giving: Why a Gift Can Be So Much More Than Just a Present

Giving someone a gift is much more than just a nice gesture, it is also the opportunity to communicate a message. Finding an item that you know the intended recipient will love the moment they see it, is a great feeling for you the idea way of telling someone that you love them or value […]

10 Things you Never Knew You Wanted for Christmas

10 Things you Never Knew You Wanted for Christmas

The world is full of all sorts of zany inventions, cute inventions, and things that make you wonder “why didn’t I think of that?!” Here is a collection of 10 things you never knew you wanted for Christmas, because you probably didn’t know they existed.  Check them out: Baseball Cap Washer How useful does this […]

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5 Useful Housewarming Gifts

[tps_header] Housewarming gifts come in all shapes and sizes.  Here is a selection of five useful housewarming gifts. They may not be the most entertaining, but the recipients will very much appreciate them! [/tps_header] [tps_title] Water! [/tps_title] You never know when an emergency situation will strike, and paying to move giant bottles of water doesn’t make a lot […]


A Gift Guide for Dr. Who Fans

Today we present a gift guide for Dr.Who fans.  There are a lot of them, out there, who like to show their affection for this long running cult classic in various ways.  There are over 800 episodes of Dr.Who in existence! Here we have a collection of gift ideas that run the gambit from subtle, […]


8 Things to Put in her Purse to find Later

Sweet love notes Who doesn’t love reaching into their wallet and finding a sweet note about how much you’re loved? Some suggestions would be a poem about love, or if that isn’t your thing, it doesn’t even have to be long or sappy because a short: “I love you”, “I am thinking about you right […]