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How To Give Experience Gifts

Experience Gifts

How To Give Experience Gifts

This post and photos may contain Amazon or other affiliate links for your convenience. If you make a purchase after clicking a link, I will earn a small commission at no extra charge for you. For my niece’s fourth Birthday, we gave her swimming lessons! I thought it might be helpful to share how I did this because giving experience gifts can be more difficult to give than physical gifts. This post is going to cover four ways that you can give experiences as gifts. I originally started coming up with reasons that experiences make good gifts. However, I realized...

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Collect Moments Not Things / Millenial Confessions

Collect Moments Not Things / Millenial Confessions

I am so thankful that the youths of today do not seem to be as materialistic as my generation. Even though Y2K trends are totally in style right now, the one thing I do not see making a comeback is the "Keeping up with the Joneses (Kardashians)" mentality.   When I asked my niece, Isabelle, what she wanted her for 4th Birthday she responded with "an umbrella!" An umbrella? Like the kind used to shelter from the rain? Yes! Bless. This. Child. Even though I couldn't write lists when I was four, I do remember asking for a Barbie Corvette (not...

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