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My Favorite Wedding Gift Wasn’t on My Registry

Hi everyone! I’m Kathleen, and I blog at ForProfitBlogging (among other places!). Last year, I got engaged, planned a wedding, and got married, and as a minimalist, it was hard. Not the planning, actually, that was really fun. But the wedding registry was difficult. It felt like a present grab (which, truthfully, it is). Because Anne is a good friend of mine, naturally I came whining to her. What Do I Register For? This post contains affiliate links. “I’m not 23, I’m not moving out of my … [Read More...]

99 Leather Ideas that make perfect 3rd Anniversary Gifts for Him!

Leather 3rd Anniversary Gifts for Him

There’s something about shopping for gifts for men;  it just isn’t easy. Both the UK and North America list leather as the traditional third anniversary gift, which is quite convenient for us.  Thankfully, rich, deep leather is very often associated with men.  Think of smoking rooms,libraries and clubhouses, adorned with leather chairs and accessories. That […]

Surprise Your Spouse with the Paris Experience of a Lifetime

Surprise Your Spouse With The Paris Experience of a Lifetime

Paris, the largest city in France and the capitol city of that great country, is always one of the world’s most popular destinations for tourists. There is a very good reason for this. The city has an enormous amount of culture and beauty. It is also famous for being one of the most romantic cities […]

The 4 Basics of Buying Diamond Jewellery

Clarity, Cut, Colour, & Carat: The 4 Basics of Buying Diamond Jewellery

If you’re like me, you probably have very little knowledge of the intricacies of purchasing jewellery — specifically diamonds. Like most people, I never knew purchasing diamond jewellery can be overwhelming especially if you do not have the slightest idea how to choose one. There are many places to find the information I needed like […]

Mother's Day Gifts for 2015 that Rock!

Mother’s Day Gifts for 2015 That Rock

Ahh, Mother’s Day.  Or is it Mothers Day?  Either way, it’s a day to celebrate the moms in our lives and take a moment to tell them that we really appreciate all that they have done for us. Coupon books for hugs and chores are all the rage, but for those of us who have […]

Gifts for Kids - That are really for parents!

Gifts for Kids (but Really for Parents) – Kid’s Furniture

Keeping kids happy and somewhat occupied is an age-old parenting chore.  Okay, perhaps not age-old, as back in the day, kids had a lot more economic contributions to the family than they do today. Giving kids kid-safe and kid-fun bedrooms is one of the pieces of the puzzle.  Giving kids a place that they are […]

Tips for Shopping for Gifts

Tips for Shopping for Gifts

Like clockwork, gift giving occasions pop up all year round. From the Christmas season to birthdays, graduations, and weddings – there’s always a reason to give friends and family something they’ll enjoy. As they pile up, it can be overwhelming trying to find the perfect thing for your loved ones. Online shopping is the best […]

7 Romantic Ideas for His Birthday

7  Romantic Ideas for his Birthday

There are/will be times when you feel so much love for your man (be it a boyfriend or hubby) that you want to shower all your love on him. Or sometimes, you just want to please him and so want to pamper him with the stuff he likes. And come Birthdays!! Gifting him something he […]

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5 Easy Ways to Save Money on Gifts

Do you start feeling a bit anxious when you get invited to special events, knowing you’re going to have to make some changes to your budget to afford to bring a gift? Gift-giving doesn’t have to be expensive, nor does it have to induce panic. There are plenty of ways you can easily save money […]

Gifts for Geeks: What to Give a Gamer, Designer or Developer

Gifts for Geeks: What to Give a Gamer, Designer or Developer

Do you have an aspiring game designer or developer in your family? Wouldn’t it be nice to nail next year’s Christmas or birthday gift? If you’re looking for something truly unique, here are a few ideas to get you started. CMYK Playing Cards Like real normal cards, but better. These cards are CYMK, and include […]

Cool Gifts for Kids

Cool Gifts for Kids

Kids are angels of one’s life. If its your kids birthday or birthday of your friend’s kid, it is the time to have fun. The word cuteness goes so very well with kids that even going on the shopping spree for a kid will make you say, “cute”, every now and then. Are you also […]

Finding a baby gift that has that "Dad" characteristic can be difficult. This HUGE selection of Gifts for New Dads has a little something for everyone.

Gifts for New Dads

There’s something about many baby shower gifts that screams “this is a mommy gift” which is rather unfortunate. That vibe does not help you pick out a rockin’ gift for your best friend who is a new dad, but let’s find some things that do have that daddy vibe.  Coming up with gifts for new dads […]

Baptism Gifting - Essentials for Godparents and Guests

Baptism Gifting: Essentials for Godparents and Guests

The baptism ceremony is important for Christians around the world. Godparents and guests may wonder what the most appropriate gifts are for this event that celebrates the infant’s entrance into the faith and the etiquette surrounding baptism gifting. Gifts may differ in accordance with a particular branch of Christianity. The following tips will help godparents […]

Year by Year - Traditional and Modern anniversary gifts

Year by Year: Traditional and Modern Wedding Anniversary Gift Ideas

If you’re looking for a wedding anniversary gift idea, the Internet has plenty of well-thought-out lists — vacations, fashion, mix CDs, visits to the spa and so on. Sometimes, though, you could find yourself looking for more than just good ideas. You could want to think of something that could make your spouse’s day and […]

Pie Wedding Gifts

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 […]

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 […]