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The Galveston County Daily News: Gift Ideas

December 7, 2016

Gift Ideas

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Holiday Gift-Giving Tips and Inspiration

(StatePoint) Looking for a way to “Sleigh the Holiday?” Raise the bar on gift-giving with thoughtful items for everyone on your list.

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Monday 11/14/2016
Books for Everyone on Your List this Holiday Season
Updated: November 14, 2016 - 2:31 am

(StatePoint) No matter who is on your list this holiday season, great books make for great gifts.

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Great Holiday Gifts for Hunters and Outdoor Enthusiasts
Updated: November 14, 2016 - 2:31 am

(StatePoint) Will you be shopping for any hunters or outdoor enthusiasts this holiday season? Thoughtful, useful gifts will be well-appreciated.

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Holiday Gift-Giving Guide
Updated: November 14, 2016 - 2:31 am

(StatePoint) Everyone has had to scurry around to find a last minute holiday gift at some point, whether you procrastinated, you were searching for the perfect gift or you forgot to add someone to your gift list, but don’t let these scenarios cause you stress.

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Friday 11/11/2016
Avoid Holiday Gift Snafus: Don't Forget the Batteries!
Updated: November 11, 2016 - 2:32 am

(StatePoint) If you want to avoid one of the biggest holiday season jumbles, remember the batteries when giving gifts to kids and tech lovers.

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Thursday 11/10/2016
How to Give Holiday Gifts That Won't be Forgotten
Updated: November 10, 2016 - 2:31 am

(StatePoint) If your holiday shopping list is focused on all the latest trends, remember, the hottest items are not always the most cherished. Sometimes it’s the warmest gifts that are the most unforgettable.

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Tuesday 11/08/2016
Holiday Gifts that Can Reduce Stress
Updated: November 08, 2016 - 2:31 am

(StatePoint) On top of the everyday stress of life, the holiday season can be one of the most hectic times of year. Unfortunately, all this additional stress can take its toll on the body, mind and soul.

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Fun and Practical Holiday Gifts for Gardeners of All Levels
Updated: November 08, 2016 - 2:31 am

(StatePoint) The holiday season is a great opportunity to give those with green thumbs the tools they need to support their hobby.

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Friday 08/26/2016
Imaginative Gift Ideas for Toddlers and Preschoolers
Updated: August 26, 2016 - 2:31 am

(StatePoint) Whether you’re celebrating your own child’s big day or shopping for a friend’s birthday party, some of the best gifts for toddlers and preschoolers are those that inspire imaginative play.

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Saturday 05/28/2016
Gift Guide for DIY Dads and Grads
Updated: May 28, 2016 - 2:31 am

(StatePoint) Father’s Day and graduation season are the perfect opportunities to beef up your gift recipient’s garage -- and high-quality tools are a must for anyone -- from DIY novices to professional handymen.

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Tuesday 05/17/2016
Dads and Grads Season: How to Pick the Right Gifts
Updated: May 17, 2016 - 2:31 am

(StatePoint) It’s that time of year again. Whether you’re shopping for a new graduate or something special for Dad, you’ll want to find the perfect gift.

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Friday 05/13/2016
How to Select the Best Gifts for Grads
Updated: May 13, 2016 - 2:30 am

(StatePoint) Graduation celebrates one of life’s major accomplishments. It also celebrates independence, which is often eagerly anticipated -- albeit a bit scary. As a result, most people are tempted to give gift cards to recent graduates to alleviate fears over upcoming expenses both after high school and college. But there are many practical and meaningful gifts you can get your grads that they’ll both appreciate and remember for years to come.

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Wednesday 05/11/2016
Great Father’s Day Gift Ideas
Updated: May 11, 2016 - 2:30 am

(StatePoint) Historically wisecracked as one of the most difficult people to buy for, Dad still generates $12.7 billion in Father’s Day sales, according to the National Retail Federation’s “Father’s Day Spending Survey” conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics.

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Monday 05/02/2016
Great Father's Day Gifts for Outdoor Dads
Updated: May 04, 2016 - 2:31 am

(StatePoint) Does Dad love the great outdoors? Show you care this Father’s Day by helping him gear up for upcoming adventures.

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Wednesday 04/06/2016
How to Personalize Your Mother’s Day Gifts
Updated: April 06, 2016 - 2:31 am

(StatePoint) Mother’s Day is all about making Mom feel amazingly special. And what better way than with a thoughtful gift created with her unique style and personality in mind?

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Tuesday 02/23/2016
Books Make Great Easter Gifts for Kids
Updated: February 23, 2016 - 2:30 am

(StatePoint) Alongside all those delicious sweet treats this Easter, think about surprising your little ones with new books. They make an exciting addition to baskets, and are a fun find on egg hunts.

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Tuesday 01/05/2016
How to Pick the Right Watch for Your Valentine
Updated: January 05, 2016 - 2:30 am

(StatePoint) The stakes are high on Valentine’s Day. When you are shopping for just one special someone, there’s very little room for error.

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Thursday 12/10/2015
Expert Strategies for Holiday Gift-Giving
Updated: December 10, 2015 - 2:30 am

(StatePoint) Holiday gifting season can be complex when there are so many people to show you care. Whether you are shopping for your dog walker, your children’s teachers or your spouse, it’s all about sending the right message.

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Tuesday 12/08/2015
How to Show You Care this Holiday Season
Updated: December 08, 2015 - 2:30 am

(StatePoint) The holidays are approaching faster than Santa`s sleigh. And, while everyone loves a great holiday party, the best part of the season is showing people you love and appreciate them.

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Tips for Picking and Presenting Perfect Holiday Gifts
Updated: December 08, 2015 - 2:30 am

(StatePoint) With a few simple tips, your holiday gifts can be personal, meaningful and beautifully wrapped.

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