Giving Gifts


20 Comforting Gift Ideas for Someone Who is Dying

Comfort and warmth are the best gifts you can give someone who is dying of cancer or a life-threatening disease. Literal comfort and warmth, because death is a cold process. These gift ideas are both comforting and inspiring. I included a range of practical items that make life easier at the end, and heartfelt messages […]

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40th Birthday Gift Ideas That Will Surprise and Delight Her

Make this a celebration to remember with these delightfully surprising 40th birthday gift ideas. Even if she isn’t thrilled about turning forty, she’ll be surprised and delighted by your thoughtfulness and creativity! The Anuschka Hand Painted Leather Handbag is first on my list of 40th birthday gifts for one reason: it will make your “birthday girl” feel […]


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 […]

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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 […]


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. […]

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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, […]


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 […]

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