How to Save Money with Great Gift Ideas

Want to save $1000 this year for very little effort? Gift giving is an area where impulse buying is a frequent occurrence. I was amazed to discover I was spending over $1500 or more per year for gifts. What have you spent for gifts in the last 12 months? In my experience, gifts were last minute purchases for which money was no object. I now spend less than $500 per year for gifts. Take two hours of your life and save yourself $1000 or more per year on gift giving. Get Prepared Label 12 manila folders January – December. On the front of each monthly folder, write the days of the month. Next to the appropriate date on the folder, …

50th Wedding Anniversary Gift Ideas

A 50th anniversary gift commemorates a milestone most married couples wish to reach. What can you possibly give a couple after 50 years of marriage? The most meaningful wedding anniversary gift is one that comes from the heart: to express your love and appreciation towards all that they mean to you, how their staying married through the thick and thin of life has influenced you, to tell about the warm and loving memories you shared with them throughout the years. The 50th anniversary is commemorated by gold and the flower is violet. A gift certainly doesn’t have to be gold, wrap a gift in gold paper or paper decorated with violets. 50th anniversary gift ideas for the couple Keepsake personalized …

How To Please Your Boss With Gifts

Confused?? What to give your Boss on his/her birthday?? Read On:::::::: Birthdays are always special for the person as well as for his/her friends. Friends, relatives and loved ones make the birthday more special with the gifts, cards, flowers and loads of love. It becomes a little difficult to choose the suitable gift for someone special. Choosing a perfect gift for a perfect someone always depends upon relationships. You should always take care of the depth of your relations before choosing a gift. I’ve always found it a little difficult to buy gifts for my dear Boss. Yes, he has always been very dear to me. It was my first job and he was my first BOSS in life. He …

How to Give the

Giving that special someone a special gift can be very difficult. Depending on the situation and occasion, it can be a very tricky thing. You want to do the right thing, but if you’re not careful, it can backfire. As many have found out, you need to give this some considerable thought. But everyone wants to give the “right” gift. What makes up a great gift? In my experience, a great gift: Is truly unique, personal and creative; Demonstrates to the recipient the thoughtfulness and caring that went into securing the gift; Evokes emotions from the recipient whenever it is used, seen or thought about; and Makes the recipient truly feel special. A great gift doesn’t necessarily have to cost …

How to Beat the System and Actually Get Free Gifts from Incentive Programs

We’ve all seen the flashing banners, annoying pop-up ads and junk emails with the too-good-to-be-true free gift offers, like “Free iPod!” or “Free Laptop” or “Free Digital Camera.” Many of us simply think to ourselves, nothing is free; this is just a scam, right? Not necessarily. The plain and simple fact is, many incentive programs actually do work, according to their Terms & Conditions. But who really wants to read all of that legal mumbo jumbo? Well I’m here to tell you that I have read the fine print for many of these free gift incentive programs, and even completed a few. That’s right. I have received a few free gifts from these programs, including a Sony Vaio Laptop, an …

10 Great Gift Ideas for Father’s Day

Ok, so Father’s Day is approaching and you’d rather go to the dentist than buy another tie. Save the appointment for wisdom teeth trouble and make shopping a little easier. Here are 10 gift ideas for Father’s day that are sure to bring a SINCERE smile to his face. 10. Father of the Year Plaque – Show your appreciation for that special Father with a trophy or plaque that honors him as a Father. 9. Magazine Subscription- This is the gift that keeps on giving year round. Popular subscriptions are Sports Illustrated, Men’s Journal and Muscle & Fitness. There are others that I would rather not mention, but I am sure would get a positive reaction, if you know what …

10 Birthday Gifts Your Kids Will Love

Everyone loves a special gift on their birthday: especially our kids! I have put together a list of 10 memorable gifts you can gift your children on their birthday without breaking the bank. Art supplies: almost all kids enjoy crayons, markers, stickers, colored pencils, gel pens, special papers and scissors, sidewalk chalk, water colors, homemade rubber stamps, “how to draw” books calligraphy instructions, or origami instructions and colored paper. An art supply gift not only encourages the youngsters to use their imagination, but it can be an extra treat when you spend time with them using them. Books are always great gifts for any age: you can get musical or squeaky books for the little ones, short stories for preschoolers, …

5 Tips For Choosing Gifts

We all love to receive gifts, whether it’s at Christmas or birthdays, or even a special anniversary. But in order to keep getting gifts, we have to give them to others too. And happily we like that part of the bargain almost as much as the receiving bit. Here are a few tips that may help you choose the right gift for the right person. 1. To help make up your mind you can easily read reviews of gifts you are considering buying at places like Amazon.com, Buy.com, Epinions.com, BizRate.com, etc. And of course, you can even purchase from there too. 2. Price comparison for gifts is easy if you’re switching between sites like Shopping.com, PriceGrabber.com and Cnet.com. The lowest …