Gift Giving Tips

Best Travel Gifts for People Going to Vancouver, BC, Canada

Best Travel Gifts for People Going to Vancouver, BC, Canada

Written by on December 21, 2012 in Gift Giving Tips, Travel & Vacation Tips with 0 Comments

If a friend or family member is going to Vancouver, BC, you want to give them the best travel gift ever. These gift tips range from Canadian gag gifts to practical gifts for Vancouver tourists. They’ll help you say “bon voyage” in style. Here’s a Vancouver quotation (a quip!) to write in the going-away card: “It’s […]

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10 Most Expensive Gifts on Amazon – and 10 Affordable Alternatives

10 Most Expensive Gifts on Amazon – and 10 Affordable Alternatives

Written by on December 7, 2012 in Christmas Holiday Tips, Gift Giving Tips with 2 Comments

A diamond necklace is one of the most expensive products that Amazon sells.[/caption] Money can’t buy love, but it can buy quality. This list of the most luxurious, expensive gifts on Amazon will help you figure out what to give a loved one, because they include the alternatives you can afford to buy. You don’t […]

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Gifts for People With Cancer – Don’t Make Them Feel Like “Patients”

Gifts for People With Cancer – Don’t Make Them Feel Like “Patients”

Written by on December 7, 2012 in Christmas Holiday Tips, Gift Giving Tips with 2 Comments

What do you give someone with cancer? These gift ideas and tips won’t make people feel like “cancer patients”, yet they encourage healing and balance. “I suspect that the most basic and powerful way to connect to another person is to listen,” writes Rachel Naomi Remen in Kitchen Table Wisdom. “Just listen.  Perhaps the most […]

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Christmas Stocking Stuffers for Him and Her

Christmas Stocking Stuffers for Him and Her

Written by on December 6, 2012 in Christmas Holiday Tips, Gift Giving Tips with 0 Comments

Digging through a Christmas stocking stuffed with wee holiday surprises is the best part of Christmas morning! Here are a few dozen ideas for Christmas stocking stuffers for him and her, or her and her, or him and him. The Christmas stocking is almost as important as the “real” Christmas gifts under the tree. The […]

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Gift Ideas for People Who Don’t Want More Stuff

Gift Ideas for People Who Don’t Want More Stuff

Written by on November 27, 2012 in Gift Giving Tips with 3 Comments

What do you give someone who doesn’t have everything and yet wants nothing? These gift ideas are for people who don’t want more stuff to clutter up their homes. Like me. I know there’s a lot of stuff in this world that is interesting, beautiful, or even striking – but I don’t necessarily need to […]

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Divorce Gift Ideas That Are Thoughtful and Different

Divorce Gift Ideas That Are Thoughtful and Different

Written by on November 11, 2012 in Divorce Care Tips, Gift Giving Tips with 1 Comment

These divorce gift ideas will help your friend see divorce as a beginning, not just an ending. My most popular Quips and Tips article is How to Let Go of Someone You Love - because that’s one of the hardest things we’ll ever have to do. If you know someone going through a divorce, give a gift […]

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White Elephant Gift Exchange – Rules and Gift Ideas

White Elephant Gift Exchange – Rules and Gift Ideas

Written by on November 9, 2012 in Christmas Holiday Tips, Gift Giving Tips, Party Tips with 5 Comments

A White Elephant Gift Exchange is the best way to jazz up a holiday party! These White Elephant rules and gift ideas are the best on the internet. This is my favourite party “game” (I hate games) because it’s full of surprises, steals, and super deals. The best gift I ever got at a White […]

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Unique Gifts for Men – Birthdays, Anniversaries, or Holidays

Unique Gifts for Men – Birthdays, Anniversaries, or Holidays

Written by on October 22, 2012 in Gift Giving Tips with 4 Comments

These unique gift ideas for men will help you think like a man, which involves getting inside his head and heart! Whether he’s your husband, boss, or brother – these gifts are good for all the men in your life. Driving the blue beater is my husband Bruce (pictured), who loves fast cars. We can’t […]

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8 Birthday Gifts for Women Turning 40 – From Extravagant to Easy

8 Birthday Gifts for Women Turning 40 – From Extravagant to Easy

Written by on October 19, 2012 in Gift Giving Tips with 7 Comments

Here’s the best list of gifts for women facing their 40th birthday; it starts with the extravagant, and end with the easy. Vacations and Kindles are extravagant fortieth birthday gift ideas; bucket lists and digital photo collections are easy, but very thoughtful. If you know a woman turning 40, you know how important it is […]

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What to Give Your Husband for Christmas – 9 Creative Gift Tips

What to Give Your Husband for Christmas – 9 Creative Gift Tips

Written by on October 13, 2012 in Christmas Holiday Tips, Gift Giving Tips with 1 Comment

These Christmas gift ideas for husbands are creative because they range from free passes to financial freedom. But, my favorite gifts for husbands are toys (and my husband definitely agrees!). If your husband is a wine enthusiast, read 6 Christmas Gift Ideas for Wine Lovers. These creative Christmas gift tips don’t include alcohol or food… “One […]

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