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Reasons To Celebrate Memorial Day

Reasons To Celebrate Memorial DayA tribute to people who have fallen dead in the War

Memorial Day, a mark of beginning of summer vacations for some people but it is the day of remembering those brave lion-hearted soldiers who died while serving American armed forces. A federal holiday in America, it is a tribute to American military soldiers who have lost their life in protecting their country’s prestige and honor. Celebrated every year on the last Monday of May, it is also known as Decoration Day, which was started after the American Civil war fought in 1868. On this day, the graves of soldiers died in war are decorated with flowers.
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Do It Yourself: Homemade Gift Basket Ideas

Do It Yourself: Homemade Gift Basket Ideas Homemade baskets are a special way to give gifts to your near and dear ones. Homemade gift baskets can bring warm smile on anyone’s face. These baskets are packed with love and care. One can even apply their creative skills to make the gift basket look all the more attractive and different among others:

Homemade Christmas Gift Baskets
Gifting a home-made basket on Christmas is a perfect way of celebrating Christmas. As Christmas is celebrated in winter, all special winter food such as cookies, cake, etc. could be included in such basket. Homemade jam, pudding, Christmas crackers, juice, sauce, pies, etc. could also be added in the Christmas basket with a cute plush Santa sitting on the top. Decorate basket with Christmas stars, bells or ribbons to exude the feeling of Christmas.
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Funny Birthday Traditions Around the Globe

Funny Birthday Traditions Around the Globe The Western idea of celebrating a birthday with cake and candles has certainly caught on in other parts of the world, but many cultures have long-standing traditional ways to celebrate that don’t involve a sugar rush.

Obviously, the practices found in the list below are not entirely representative of the preferences of every household or individual. Read the rest of this entry »

The Perfect Gift

The Perfect Gift Who doesn’t like to be surprised when their partner books an exquisite candle dinner to celebrate their anniversary or for any special occasion for that matter? However, the eternal confusing of finding the ‘perfect gift’ to make the evening special is a big headache for many. There are lot of factors that goes into making your partner feel at the top of the world while holding what you have wrapped beautifully albeit with a heavy heart and a big hole in the pocket. Read the rest of this entry »

Different Gifts for Different Places

Different Gifts for Different PlacesThe gift giving process may be different for different countries. For example, if a corporate gift is presented, it may be perceived in two ways. Firstly, in some countries, people may think it is a wonderful gesture. On the contrary, in some other countries it may be perceived as bribing.

To avoid any such misfortune, you need to be aware of the cultures and traditions of particular person or country. Whether you are presenting a gift at personal or professional level, you need to know the background picture. Read the rest of this entry »

Picking the Best Gift Online

Picking the Best Gift Online What makes a perfect gift? This question pops into our mind when we need to pick the best gift for someone. Shopping for a gift must not be a headache, believe me it is something that can happen as easily as just picking up a toy for a child. It is not that difficult to find a present that will stand apart and make an exhilarating impression.
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Giving Gifts at International Level

Giving Gifts at International Level When I happened to be in Denmark for a few weeks, a Danish acquaintance of mine invited me to dinner in her Copenhagen home. I bought a beautiful bouquet of chrysanthemums and went to my friend’s home. I offered the flowers to the host to express my goodwill but I noticed uneasiness on the faces of all guests. I couldn’t figure out why and also forgot about it in a short while as I enjoyed the evening. Only months later I came to know that Chrysanthemums are not the best flowers to be taken for a party. They are used in situations of mourning. Only then I realized that I have taken flowers that should have ended up in a cemetery, not a party. Such pitfalls are inevitable in giving gifts internationally.
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A Few Thoughts on Giving Useful Gifts

A Few Thoughts on Giving Useful GiftsI am one of those who prefer re-gifting gifts. If you can bother to be careful enough you can do that with ease. However, it is necessary to make sure that you never give an unwanted gift to its original giver. If you do, through your ignorance or through oversight, you can imagine the consequences.

Giving consumables such as cookies and wines is a good idea because they won’t stay long in the recipient’s house occupying space. However, before buying them you must make sure that the recipients of those gifts will like them. Giving wines to a teetotaler will not be of any use. In case you make such gifts you only burden their recipients with unwanted items sitting in their store rooms.
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Grandparent’s Day Gift Ideas!

Grandparent's Day Gift Ideas!
Celebrate Grandparents Day and start a tradition in your family! Grandparents are loving relatives that get to spoil and cherish their grandkids, and usually when Mom or Dad says no, Grandpa or Grandma will say yes!

Grandparents Day is a nationally recognized holiday that occurs on the second Sunday in September. Take a little time to thank your grandparents for their efforts, to relive an old childhood memory with them, or help your children make memories with your parents.
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Give budget friendly gifts

Give budget friendly gifts
This year, I have almost 50 people on my Christmas gift list including my own family, my relatives, friends, their kids, neighbors and many people from my social circle. Christmas is not the only time when I have to give gifts to them, their birthdays are also gift buying occasions. Collecting gifts in your own budget limits is a difficult task to do. In order to be easy on my budget, I plan for gifts a year before. For example, I avail all kinds of sales and discount offers to buy various kinds of gifts for birthdays and Christmas occasions. Read the rest of this entry »

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