September 2009 Archive

Sending Unique Gift Baskets Care Packages Food Gift Baskets Kids Gift Baskets To Your College Kids


When my daughter first went away to college last year, she had not been gone a week before I was already trying to think of what I could send her to let her know I was thinking about her. I didn’t want to send the necessities like socks, shampoos, & gum. I wanted it to be unique and something that she would really like to receive but may not think to buy herself.

Here are some of things I sent to her during her first year of college:

* Since she had joined a sorority during those first few weeks of college, I looked online for all types of blankets, mugs, picture frames that had her sorority logo on it. Believe me, they will love to brighten up their room with these types of gifts.

* Her grandmother & I made special treats and sent them directly to her dorm room. She loves chocolate covered pretzels, and since it was getting cooler, we didn’t run the risk of the chocolate melting before it arrived. Another time I sent her a box full of her favorite chips, lotions, & a picture frame of her new baby cousin who had just arrived.

* If you don’t have time to run all over town looking for items to put in your care package, there are online stores that will put together a package for you and deliver it for a small fee. The items that they can include are energy drinks, their favorite coffee drinks, or even there favorite flavors of tea.

* If you know your child’s size (which you probably do), the thing they get the most wear out of are yoga or sweat pants. One of my daughter’s favorite gifts to receive was when I found a sale at Victoria’s Secret and found her some cute pajama pants and yoga pants for the fall. It wasn’t very expensive, but it did show her that I was always thinking about her even when she was away from home.

* Boys are really not that difficult. Since most of the time they don’t really care if their room is clean, or what their room looks like, I wouldn’t bother sending your son cute things. Instead, send them a new video or Wii game. College age boys tend to play a lot of video games, so if you are looking for an extra hug next time you see your son, just send him a new video game, a couple bag of chips, and he will be all set.

* If you just can’t help yourself, and you know your kids are probably not eating the best, go ahead and send some vitamins, breakfast bars, hand sanitizer, and a few healthy snacks along with your gift. At least you will feel like you have tried and it will probably make you feel better in the end.

Give some of these ideas a try for your college student this year, and you just might get an extra phone call during the week to make it a little brighter for the both of you.

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“Hello Dolly” Line of Tools with BLING for All Of Us Girls


I absolutely love these. Even if you aren’t very handy around the house, at least you can look cute carrying these PINK tools around or working in the yard. Who says we have to carry around dull looking tools.  this line includes pruning shears, gardening tools, tool set, tape measure, apron and glove, and many more.

Great to give as wedding shower gifts, or to your bridesmaids as gifts. These are also great gifts for mom for any occasion. These are an inexpensive gift to give to any woman/girl who is feminine and looking for a way to make a unique statement.

These come in black and pink, fashionably packaged in a black box with pink ribbon. What a great gift to give if you are looking for something that is unusual and unique, and that no one else will think of.

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Precious Moments Collectible Dolls For the Holidays


There is just something about the look on a Precious Moments Doll.  Their little face is so innocent.  Well now, we are proud to say that we our now carrying the Precious Moments Dolls designed by Linda Rick, the Doll Maker.

She has been designing dolls for Precious Moments since 1990, and she has brought a feminine touch to these limited edition dolls.

In 2009, the Precious Moments Doll Catalog has some of the most adorable dolls Linda has ever designed.  Her dolls vary in style and design so there is something for every collector.  If you are looking for something girly, why not take a look at “My Precious Pony”.  What little girl (or big girl) wouldn’t love to have this doll decorating a shelf in their room.  If you are decorating for the Christmas Season, there are plenty of holiday dolls to choose from.  How can you resist the set of “You Light Up My Life”?    Or maybe you are looking for that doll that has that little bit of something extra special to offer.  Look no further.  “Heartfelt Treasures” is sure to brighten your day whether you give this as a gift, or keep this keepsake for yourself.

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