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Gifts All Couples Get For Their Wedding That They Don’t Want

August 25, 2014
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Being in my mid 30s, I’ve been to a lot of weddings over the last decade.  With each wedding comes the obligation of a wedding gift.  The beauty of it is that there’s this beautiful…

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Thoughts on the 12 days of Christmas from the person who received the gifts

December 15, 2013
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I’ve often wondered who wrote “The Twelve Days of Christmas” and if the gift-giver really was her “true love.”  If my true love gave any of those things to me he would be kicked to the…

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If Only They Could Use Their Knowledge for Good

December 9, 2013
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If Only They Could Use Their Knowledge for Good

If it looks like a gun and holds cartridges like a gun and shoots like a gun, it must be a gun–right? Well, not so fast.  While shopping for the Hubby’s Christmas presents which always involves…

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The Message

August 29, 2013
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The Message

Hey Brad, It’s the middle of the night and I’m wide awake. I should go clean out the fridge or twist myself into some yoga poses, but I’m emailing you instead. How goes the search for Vivian’s birthday present? I think a handbag is better than hockey tickets, if you ever…

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Perfectly Inexpensive Royal Baby Gifts

July 16, 2013
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Perfectly Inexpensive Royal Baby Gifts

The royal baby buzz is louder than a cicada infestation these days, but thankfully, much more fun. As the world holds its breath for news of gender and name, the retail rush continues. True, most…

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Discounting Justin Bieber

January 20, 2013
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Discounting Justin Bieber

There’s no formula to predict how long a celebrity’s star will shine, but I’m certain there are subtle clues that just might forecast the future. Browsing Target’s post-Christmas sale in mid-January (which is much more…

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Gifts I Did Not Give Out or Get This Year

December 26, 2012
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I love the weeks leading up to the holidays. Well, let me amend that. I love the infomercials on TV in the wee hours of the morning leading up to the holidays. Many a night,…

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The Ideal Gift For Any Man

December 16, 2012
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A few years ago I helped a friend move and picked up an umbrella that her daughter no longer wanted. Testing out the girl’s umbrella, I quickly realized something – it was far sturdier than…

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The Pros and Cons of Celebrating Holiday Traditions before the Mayan Calendar Ends on December 21st

November 19, 2012
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The Pros and Cons of Celebrating Holiday Traditions before the Mayan Calendar Ends on December 21st

Yes, we are approaching the big day when life on this planet might cease to exist…if you believe the Mayans and the doom and gloom people always featured on the History Channel. So, as December…

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Wedding Gift

April 23, 2012
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I sent a big check to a friend who got married and my note said, “The only thanks I need for this is for you not to cash it.” Suzy SoroIf you're a fan of…

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