Valentine’s Day can be interesting when you’re the type of person who considers picking up cough medicine a “romantic gesture.” I‘ve had a love-hate relationship with Valentine’s Day for my entire adult life. My frustration lies with the pressure to find the perfect gift. When did it become necessary to buy cards, flowers and jewelry just to show that you love someone? Here are some other options for the love in your life.
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Senior citizens can be pretty hard to shop for. Every year, my grandma gets mad at me for getting her gifts because she “doesn’t need anything.” But I don’t get people gifts because I think they need something, I give gifts because I want them to know that I care. So what do you get the older man or woman in your life who claims to have everything? Well, if you’ve left the toughest bit of shopping until the very last minute, here are a few ideas.
Pantone made the announcement just in time for Christmas, which means you can get on-trend, orchid-colored gifts for all the trendsetters in your life. Ready to start shopping? Here are my favorite gift ideas, all radiating magical warmth, joy, love and health with a lovely shade of Radiant Orchid.
You don’t have to accept the stresses that come along with holiday shopping. This year, avoid that stress while still making your child happy as a clam on Christmas morning by putting these shopping tips to use!
I can’t speak for all families, but in mine, there’s definitely a stigma about gift cards. They may be fast, easy and convenient, but they can also be a little impersonal. On the other hand, gift cards are often the best option for people who have everything, or are just plain picky. So how do you make a gift card personal? With unique and creative wrapping, of course! We’ve combed the internet to find you clever wrapping techniques so you can give a gift card, but still show that you care.
Gone are the days of ugly hand-knit sweaters, stale fruitcakes and hodge-podge Christmas wreaths. The DIY Christmas gift scene has been revolutionized, and now there are hundreds of great ideas floating around in cyberspace. So how is one to find the best of the best? Well, by visiting the Zing blog of course! We’ve compiled our top 10 favorite DIY gifts for your crafting convenience!
If you’re shopping on a budget, stockings might be low on your list of priorities. Here are some tips to stuff a stocking without spending a ton of cash.
For years, I threw all of my holiday gifts in bags. I couldn’t wrap a gift if my life depended on it. I decided it was time to learn how to wrap a gift properly so I asked my dad to teach me how. You know what, it’s not rocket science! So if you want to break out of your bag habit, you’re in luck! I’m going to share some of my insider tips on how to wrap gifts.
You’re probably thinking to yourself that no matter what you do, you’ll never be able to fully make up for all the times you upset your girlfriend/wife. However, a well thought out Christmas present might get you out of the dog house.
I can’t wrap gifts. So as my early Christmas presents to you, here are some paperless solutions for the gift-wrapping challenged.