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Teacher Appreciation: Gift Ideas to Celebrate Favorite Teachers

May 2, 2016

dog flowers for teacherEach day for the past few months, your child’s teacher has spent hours patiently instructing, guiding and assisting a classroom full of impressionable children. Whether it’s Teacher Appreciation Day or not, you may wonder how to say thank you to your child’s favorite teacher. Your gift should express the depth of gratitude that you feel for this teacher’s hard work and joyful spirit.

Teachers have very important jobs. Each day they shape the future of our world as they mold the minds of children. Choose a teacher appreciation gift that will touch the heart of your child’s teacher whether it is on the first day or last day of school, the teacher’s birthday or just because.

Consider Personal Interests

Ask your child if he or she is aware of any of the teacher’s personal interests. If a teacher demonstrates a special fondness for gardening, a gardening kit consisting of a pretty watering can, gloves and some seed packets would be appreciated. A teacher who loves to cook might enjoy a basket of unusual spices for use at home. A chocolate-loving teacher would likely savor a box of gourmet chocolates as a special treat. If your child’s teacher has an affinity for special kinds of tea, you could create a basket containing a variety of herbal teas, a jar of honey and a CD of relaxing music. Continue Reading…


What To Get Mom For Her Birthday

March 14, 2016

We all have a few select people in our lives that we couldn’t live without, and though some of those people may differ from person to person, one thing we all have in common is our moms. As one of the most important women in the world to each and every one of us, it seems only natural that we treat her like a queen, especially on special occasions; after all, she did give us the gift of life!

Kids giving wrapped birthday gift to mom

For those of you who have a mom with a birthday coming up, we’re here to share some of our favorite gift ideas that you can give her in return for all she’s done: Continue Reading…


Must Have Stocking Stuffers For 2015

December 15, 2015

Holiday shopping can be overwhelming enough as it is – the last thing you need to worry about is what stocking stuffers you’ll stick in the stockings of family members and/or friends. But have no fear, there’s no need to feel stressed over those smaller items you’re searching for to add a little extra something to someone’s Christmas morning – we’ve got five ideas for you below!

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November Birthday Gift Ideas for Him and Her

October 26, 2015

november-birthday-gift-ideasThe crunch of freshly fallen leaves under your boots. The scent of warm apple pie wafting from the kitchen. The crisp, invigorating air tingling at your fingertips. What could be better than a gorgeous autumn day? Celebrating November birthdays, of course!

Now that November is just around the bend, it’s time to find the perfect gifts for your loved ones who were born this month. And with nature showing off her true golden colors, you can find inspiration for fall birthday gifts everywhere you turn. When you’re looking for your autumn birthday gifts, think warm, rustic, simple and colorful. To help you with your search, we’ve gathered a list of his-and-her November birthday gift ideas that your beloved will simply fall head over heels for!

November Birth Flower: Chrysanthemum

Pumpkin Patch Mum Plant

The official birth flower for November is the Chrysanthemum, so a lovely autumn arrangement of mums is the perfect way to wish any man or woman a happy birthday this month. The Pumpkin Patch Mum Plant is displayed in a wooden bucket planter and paired with a Pumpkin Spice Yankee Candle, bringing the beauty & scent of the harvest season indoors.

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Tips and Ideas for Passover Hostess Gifts

March 14, 2015

Looking for the perfect Passover gift for your Seder host or hostess? Whether this is a yearly occasion or your first time observing, these Passover hostess gift tips and ideas are sure to take the stress out of gifting.

Gifting Food? Make Sure It’s Kosher for Passover

passover-hostess-gift-tipsIf you want to show up with a festive assortment of delicious treats for everyone to enjoy, make sure they are not just kosher, but specifically kosher for Passover. Look for the “OKP” symbol when shopping for Passover gifts and treats. If you’re not completely sure, you may want to avoid gifting food altogether to avoid offending.

Give Reusable Gifts

If your recipient plays hosts or hostess often, consider giving them a gift they can reuse for their entertaining in the future, such as personalized barware. The customized touch is extra thoughtful, and the host will think of you every time they entertain!

While the Kids are at Bay, the Adults will Play

In between serving and caring for the younger guests, hostess duties can be tiring. Take some of the stresses off of them by bringing something to keep the kids busy so the host can tend to the other guests such as board games or playing cards.

Help Melt Those Party Planning Stresses

Planning and hosting an event at home can be stressful, and a Passover seder is no exception. Give your special host or hostess a gift to help him or her melt the stresses away such as a spa basket or gift certificate to their local day spa.
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Thoughtful and Heartfelt Get Well Gift Ideas from Free E-Cards to Get Well Dog Flowers

March 3, 2015

Know someone special who is feeling under the weather and could use a pick-me-up? get-well-gift-ideas-ecardsPut a smile on their face and let them know they are on your mind by surprising them with a get well gift. Here are some ideas to help get you started on your way to sending smiles to those who could use them.

Send a Smile Electronically with a Get Well E-Card

Send well wishes instantly to anywhere in the world with a get well e-card delivered straight to their inbox. has a selection of both free and premium get well e-cards that are the perfect pairing to a bouquet of get well flowers or a batch of get well cookies.

Floral Get Well Gift Ideas

Get Well Bouquets

Flowers add a touch of cheer to any atmosphere, making them a great choice for a get well gift. Whether you know your recipient’s favorite flower or not, there is always an appropriate arrangement for every personality.

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Festive Hostess Gift Ideas for the Holiday Season

November 17, 2014

hostess-gift-ideas-for-the-holidaysThe 2014 holiday season is almost underway, and you know what that means: Your mailbox will soon be overflowing with dinner party invitations! With so many holiday get-togethers penned on your calendar, it’s important to get a head start on finding the perfect hospitality gift for your host and/or hostess. Hit the ground running with these festive hostess gift ideas for each holiday of the season, from Thanksgiving to Kwanzaa.

fall-a-dog-ableHostess Gifts for Thanksgiving

Show your hostess how thankful you are to share the holiday with her: Give her a pretty centerpiece to complete her Thanksgiving feast. The a-DOG-able® for Fall is cute as a button and sits in a basket filled with colorful fall leaves, pumpkins and gourds. Continue Reading…


15 Creative & Cool Stocking Stuffer Ideas

November 14, 2014

The fire is lit and the stockings are hung, so what’s left? Filling those personalized beauties up with unique stocking stuffers that the recipient will love!

Here are 15 stocking stuffer ideas so you can please every recipient in your family!

DIY Stocking Stuffer Ideas

DIY Flower Soap Wrapped in a Plastic Bag and Tied With a Festive Bow

Add some freshness to the festivities by slipping a bag of sweet scented DIY flower soap into their stockings! All you need are flower-shaped candy molds and three different colored bars of soap. Continue Reading…


13 Gifts You Should Totally Buy Yourself

August 4, 2014

Why only send gifts to someone ELSE on their birthday, anniversary or other occasion? We think you’re pretty deserving of a feel good gift. Here are 13 gifts to thank yourself for all of the awesome things YOU do.

1. Fannie May Pixie Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Fannie May Pixie Chocolate Covered Strawberries

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Father-in-Law Gifts for Every Dad Personality

July 28, 2014

He helped to raise the one you love, and has adopted you as his own. Father-in-Law Day 2014 is July 30th, so make his day extra special with these unique father-in-law gifts and ideas.

father-in-law-gift-ideas-market-boxFor the Foodie

Does your Dad-in-law spend Sunday mornings trying out the newest recipes in his favorite food magazines? If he’s known for being a real food-loving guy, surprising him with a unique, flavor-picked gift from our Gourmet Market Box collection! From authentic global cuisines to manly beer & bacon boxes, there’s sure to be the perfect pick for your one-of-a-kind father-in-law. Continue Reading…