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Why hostess gifts shouldn’t just be a thing of the past

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Why hostess gifts shouldn’t just be a thing of the past

In our parent's and grandparent's generation it was common courtesy to bring a hostess gift when you were invited as a guest – either homemade pastry or an original trinket – but this custom seems to be slipping away. There is no reason why this thoughtful tradition should be a thing of the past. In a recent article for The Huffington Post, writer Brie Dyas takes time to reiterate the importance of a hostess (or host) gift. Here are a few reasons why we should keep up with the courteous tradition: Hostess gifts show your appreciation: "Depending on the situation, [your...

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Thank your wedding guests with thoughtful favors

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Thank your wedding guests with thoughtful favors

If you're getting married, remember that thoughtful wedding favors can really set your special day apart. This detail is too often overlooked, but it is crucial to acknowledge the time and money your guests have invested in celebrating the start of your new life. Show your appreciation with a special gift that will always remind them of your wedding day.  "There's something extra memorable about any occasion (wedding, baby or bridal shower, birthday party) that sends you home with a special treat," says lifestyle magazine Real Simple.  Favors are often arranged as part of the place setting, allowing them to...

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Father’s Day Gift Ideas

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Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Father's Day is right around the corner, so if you haven't already gotten Dad and Grandpa a present, it's time to start shopping! Here are some ideas to let the fathers in your life know how much you appreciate them: Beer mug: For the beer lover, buy a beautiful, stainless steel beer stein so he can sip his brew in style. Our mugs are made of high-quality, food-grade stainless steel and built with a double-wall to minimize condensation and keep drinks cooler longer. Engrave his initials on the side for extra panache. Chopsticks: Does he love sushi? Get him these...

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3 common beer glass types and how to use them

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3 common beer glass types and how to use them

If you've gone out to a brewpub or into the home of a beer aficionado lately, you have probably noticed that there are a whole bunch of different beer glass styles in heavy rotation these days. Each type of glass corresponds to a particular brewing tradition and is meant to bring out the particular qualities associated with that beer style. That's not to say that you can't serve beers in the "wrong" glass, only that serving them in their intended glassware will give you a better idea of which characteristics the brewers were aiming to bring out in the beer....

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Minimize stress by keeping a stash of gifts on hand

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Minimize stress by keeping a stash of gifts on hand

Some simple preparation can help you avoid the stressful rush of trying to find a last-minute birthday gift for your sister-in-law, a housewarming gift for your best friend or a Christmas gift for your family. Huffington Post contributor and editor-in-chief of Gifts.com Dana Holmes recommends designating some space for your gift stash, and filling it with universally appealing. "To avoid spending every spare moment gift shopping, I like to stock up on fun gifts and match them with their rightful owners when the time comes," Holmes writes. "I call this my 'gift closet.' I have a few shelves stocked with...

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