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My Thoughts on Giving Gift Cards
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I absolutely love it! Gift cards are one of my most favorite gifts to give and receive! It surprises me that they are still getting a bad rap in this day and age, and that there are still people out there saying that gift cards are "impersonal." For those of you who are thoughtful gift givers and choose to give gift cards to your loved ones, I am here to validate you! To get someone a gift card to a place they enjoy going to is to show them that you truly know and listen to them. I would even...
How To Give Experience Gifts
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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...
Collect Moments Not Things / Millenial Confessions
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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...