25 Awesome Wedding Gifts For Brides, Grooms, And Everyone Else
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25 Awesome Wedding Gifts For Brides, Grooms, And Everyone Else

So your wedding day is drawing closer. Congrats! Do you have everything in line? By which we mean, do you have gifts for everyone? (And yes, these days pretty much everyone gets a gift). Did you remember all the bridesmaids, ushers and even your parents? No? Okay, be calm, we've got you. Check out this list of awesome gifts for everyone even vaguely connected with your wedding. You can thank us later.

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You shouldn't have! Actually, yes you should. Photo: www.metaphoricalplatypus.com, Flickr
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Bah Humbug? Why Gift-Giving Is Crucial To Your Relationship

Even the most cynical among us can agree that the holiday season has an element of magic to it. But before a single egg is nogged or Christmas goose stuffed, there's that little matter of buying gifts. And that's when, for many of us, the magic disappears. But here's a very good reason not to throw up your hands and admit defeat this holiday season: Gift-giving can also work magic on your relationship.

How to Date and Mate Like You're Rich...for Free!
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How to Date and Mate Like You're Rich...for Free!

Did you know the average person spends between $1200 to over $120,000 dollars by the end of a relationship? Think about it; drinks, movies, dinners, gas, bridge tolls, condoms, new clothes, shoes, candles, hotels, plane fares, concert tickets—can you hear the cash register? OH, then come the gifts, the gifts can be VERY expensive: perfume, lingerie, sex toys (don’t act like you haven’t bought one), shoes, trips, jewelry (gulp), cars (yes, some people buy people cars for gifts), horses, houses, and even stars (they are apparently selling real estate in outer space now).

10 Most Useless Wedding Gifts
Art is a good choice, right? Wrong.
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10 Most Useless Wedding Gifts

When it comes to weddings, all you need to do is follow the registry. Easy peasy, right? Except for the guests who take things into their own hands and go rogue. Don't want to be one of those guests? Yeah, no one does. Just follow this list of the most useless wedding gifts, and you’ll be fine.

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9 Ideas To Surprise Her with Something Special

Question My fiancée recently took the bar exam, and has been busy with her job search ever since. What with my lengthy work hours, her studying for the bar and now job search, not to mention our extensive wedding planning (with our families), it seems like we just haven’t been able to spend all that much time together. Given all that’s been going on, I thought it might be a good idea to surprise her with something special - any ideas?  Answer

Learning Through The Twelve Days of Christmas
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Learning Through The Twelve Days of Christmas

In society, Christmas begins earlier and earlier.  In fact, it often starts before Advent even begins.  In religious tradition, it actually starts on Christmas day and continues to be observed for twelve days until Epiphany (January 6th).  This is also a time when children are often off from school which can lead to added stress in families.  Here are twelve video clips that you can watch with your children during this time.  As you do, you and your child(ren) will explore different aspects of the Christian meaning behin

4 Sugary Sweets & 4 Bah Humbugs of Gift Card Giving
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4 Sugary Sweets & 4 Bah Humbugs of Gift Card Giving

Remember the last time you were carded? Stop. We mean gift-carded! Most people in this land of plastic have either given or received at least one gift card. The National Retail Federation reports that 6 of 10 consumers say “they’d like to receive gift cards this year.” The to-give-or-not-to-give debate rages on, but all of The 5 Money Personalities™ may benefit from buying gift cards for others.  The Flyer c

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You love him...but you don't necessarily love his taste in gifts. Here's how to deal.
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How To Gracefully Receive A Gift You Hate

Yes, 'tis the season for the coupled-up among us to swap holiday gifts. And, apparently, 'tis the season for females to be rather displeased with the presents their partners choose. According to a recent Match.com survey, nearly 75 percent of women have been disappointed with a gift from a boyfriend in the past (meanwhile, only 47 percent of men are as finicky).

Light In Our Lives: 5 Lessons from Diwali
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Light In Our Lives: 5 Lessons from Diwali

Diwali is an unusual religious celebration in that it is a festival for Sikhs, Hindus, Jains and some Buddhists.  Each of these religions has their own particular take on the festival.  This holiday is characterized as the festival of lights.  The light is to welcome and guide the richness and wealth into their lives for the new time that will come.  The light is also part of closing out old books, including t

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Get creative with your gift on your next anniversary!
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The 6 Best And Worst Anniversary Gifts

There's a paper anniversary, a crystal anniversary, and even a tin anniversary. But there's no cable TV anniversary. In the upcoming movie Hope Springs, Kay Soames (Meryl Streep) realizes that intimacy and romance have long left her marriage when she and her husband Arnold (Tommy Lee Jones) celebrate 31 years together by getting a new cable subscription. Kay stops tuning out her unmet needs and asks Arnold to attend intensive couples counseling. But is this decision more than 300 TV channels too late?

Celebration Time!
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Celebration Time!

In a couple of days it will be my birthday. I have noticed over the years that most people seem to be in one of three camps when it comes to celebrating this day. One birthday camp is all about it! Lets celebrate in any and all ways possible. Another camp is pretty nonchalant. They go about their day as usual with a few special touches to mark the occasion. Yet another camp wants nothing to do with noting the day for themselves. As anyone who knows me well, or even casually, will tell you, I fall very firmly in birthday camp number one!