Category Archives: Occasions

Unique Graduation Gift Ideas

Unique graduation gifts to make them smile

Graduation gifts can be pretty easy to choose. Just tuck some money in a greeting card, and you’re good to go. However, as graduation is one of the most significant events in a young person’s life, why not go the extra mile and pick a unique present that they’ll keep and cherish for a long …

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Six Tips for Sending a Get Well Gift to a Hospital Patient

6 tips for sending a get well gift to a hospital

Six Tips for Sending a Get Well Gift to a Hospital You’ve heard that someone you care for is in the hospital.  Your first thought is to send a gift or flowers to them while they are there.  But that may not be the best response. Here are six things that you need to know …

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Sympathy Gifts in Times of Bereavement

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People don’t always remember what you said to them or gave to them but they do remember how you made them feel. So what do you give to a bereaved person or family? If you know the person well, you can give anything you like that doesn’t make them feel worse about the loss. Food …

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Unique Gift Ideas for Mom

Unique Gifts for Mom

I’m Joyce, the Gift Detective, and I’m always on the lookout for unique exciting gifts for Mom.  Of course, there are flowers, candy, jewelry, and even gift baskets from Creative Gifts to Go . But this year, I want to suggest some gift ideas that really unique, really special, and something that will be remembered for years …

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Sympathy Flower and Gift Traditions

Sympathy flowers and gifts

Various religions have traditions and customs regarding sympathy flowers Buddhist – Send white flowers, the traditional color of mourning in Buddhist culture. Yellow flowers are also acceptable. Red flowers symbolize happiness and are not considered an appropriate tribute. Christian – Most denominations consider flowers an appropriate tribute with no limitations on the color of choice. Hindu – Flowers …

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