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Holiday Gift Dilemmas, Part 1: Family Matters

In FOR HER, FOR HIM, Holiday 2017

Help! What do I give my ______?! Since we’re in the gift business, we’ve seen and heard it all when it comes to other people’s holiday gift conundrums. With the abundance of online shopping resources and a growing collective desire to give unique, meaningful items, holiday gift giving should be easier than ever. If you’re still tripped up by the recipients on your gift list–especially if you don’t know them well–finding Christmas…

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Here’s What People Are Sending Their College Students This Exam Season

In CARE PACKAGES

Send A College Care Package Just In Time For Finals This time of year, we see an uptick in college care packages flying out our doors. College students love to receive care packages year-round (after all, what college student will turn down free food?), but parents in particular tend to send them in early November to arrive just before final exams. The gift messages on these packages are designed to provide encouragement…

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Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas Guide 2018

In CARE PACKAGES, FOR HER, FOR HIM

Ask anyone how they feel about Valentine’s Day and you’ll find that most people fall into one of two camps: the “Have To’s” and the “Love To’s”. The “Have To’s” are the people who dutifully punched out paper valentines illustrated with cartoon characters and a half-hearted signature for every classmate in grade school, while the “Love To’s” were (and still are) thrilled to make elaborate handmade paper cards decked out with all…

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Knack Tip: You Schedule, We Ship.

In BUSINESS

Some of the most cringeworthy gift-related memories don’t involve a gift at all…because you forgot. Perhaps you let the time get away from you, didn’t put the occasion in your calendar, or just completely had the date wrong–hey, it happens. But it doesn’t have to! Do any of these faux pas sound familiar? You didn’t mail Mom’s birthday gift in time last year, and she’s never let you forget it. You’re pretty sure…

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College Care Package Ideas

In CARE PACKAGES, FOR HER, FOR HIM

The weeks leading up to college campus move-in day are all about your student–will the roommates be weird, what textbooks do they need, where do you find those infernal yet universally-required XL twin sheets for the dorm. You may wonder if you’re about to be upstaged by their influx of new friends or the cornucopia of dining hall desserts, but don’t panic, parents. This is your moment. The days after they’ve left…

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