Gift Giving Tips


17 Comforting Gift Ideas for a Loved One at the End of Life

Comfort and warmth are the best gifts you can give someone who is dying of cancer or other terminal illness. These gift ideas are comforting and hopeful. They include practical items that make life easier at the end, as well as heartfelt messages of love and support. Spending time together is the best gift you could give someone at the end […]

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30 Gifts to Surprise and Delight Your Older Parents or Grandparents

These gifts for grandparents and parents who have everything will show your love without cluttering up their home. I found the best gift ideas for older parents and elderly grandparents…all you need to do is choose the one that suits them best. The AcuRite Color Weather Station Display & 5-in-1 Weather Environment System is one of my top gift picks for older […]


15 Unusual – and Affordable! – Gifts for Men on Valentine’s Day

Unusual gifts are a creative and fresh way to celebrate Valentine’s Day with guy you love. These unusual gift ideas for men on Valentine’s Day revolve around toys, tools, and food. What man doesn’t love toys, tools, and food? These Valentine’s gifts are unique because they range from remote helicopters to baconnaise to thoughtful little details that make February 14 unforgettable… The Tonight […]

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14 “Sleepytime” Gifts for Insomniacs and People Who Can’t Sleep

These are the best “sleepytime” gifts for people who suffer from insomnia (insomniacs) – or who have trouble falling asleep – and they don’t include Arianna Huffington’s book The Sleep Revolution. People who can’t sleep already know firsthand the benefits of sleeping. Insomniacs don’t need to be reminded of the problems associated with lack of sleep. I recently discovered the Lumio Nightlight […]


15 Good Ideas for Your Operation Christmas Child Shoebox

Ready to fill your shoebox? Here’s a list of Operation Christmas Child ideas for gifts, plus a current list of what not to include in childrens’ shoeboxes. Last year, my Little Sister (we’re matched through the Big Sisters/Big Brothers organization) filled a box for a 12 year old girl. Here’s what I learned from that experience, what I’m doing differently this […]

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40th Birthday Gift Ideas That Will Surprise and Delight Her

Whether she’s glad or sad to be turning forty, you’ll make this a celebration to remember with these delightfully surprising 40th birthday gift ideas. The first suggestion on this list is one of my absolute favorite gifts – but when you scroll through you’ll find a wide variety of classy jewelry, luxury birthday ideas, and even gourmet chocolate gifts. The Anuschka Hand Painted […]


10 Fitness Gifts That Encourage Health and Wellness

These fitness gift ideas aren’t just for the “gym rat” in your life – they’re perfect for regular people who want to sprinkle a little health and wellness into their lives. The first gift is perfect for the young and fit, or even the middle-aged and not-so-fit… In my quest to collect fitness gifts that go beyond pedometers, I found the EatSmart […]

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15 Cheerful Gifts for People With Alzheimer’s Disease or Dementia

Living with Alzheimer’s, dementia, or early stages memory loss can be scary. These 15 gifts for people with dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, or other types of cognitive disorders will bring a splash of color and cheer into their lives! Some of the ideas are from the Alzheimer’s Association, but most are from my experience working with people with early stages dementia. The Ancestry Paper […]