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The Art of Gift Giving

If you pay close attention to likes and dislikes, you can find your loved one the perfect gift for any occasion. But before you start your search, focus first on each person on your list. What are their hobbies, secret…

Unique Hostess Gifts

Tired of showing up at dinner parties with the ubiquitous bottle of wine? At a recent dinner in Northwest Washington, the hostess received no fewer than seven bottles of wine. This abundance of vino sparked a table conversation about hostess…

Turn a Holiday Chore Into a Holiday Party

The holiday season is filled with all sorts of wonderful activities —baking treats, shopping for neat gifts, decorating your home, celebrating with family — but we often run out of time to accomplish all of the coordinating tasks. Make it…

Fun Saint Patrick’s Day Gifts

Exchanging Saint Patrick’s Day gifts is a way to make an already fun-filled holiday even more fun. Saint Patty’s gifts are usually more related to the holiday rather than to an individual’s taste, so it is easier to have more…

Sentimental and Religious Gifts for St. Patrick’s Day

There are many Irish traditions that are depicted in jewelry and other Irish gifts. In addition, many of these gifts are made of precious materials native to Ireland, such as Irish linen and lace, Connemara marble and Waterford crystal. Popular…

The Perfect Gift for a Sentimental Person

According to the dictionary, sentimental means to be ruled by feelings and to be emotionally idealistic. “Emotionally idealistic” is not the same as “emotional.” Emotional people cry easily and are quick to anger or excitement. In contrast, “emotionally idealistic” describes…

Traditional Irish Gifts for St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is the perfect time to explore traditional Irish culture by giving gifts that are rooted in Ireland’s history. Here are some suggestions for gifts that delve deeper into genuine Irish heritage than the stereotypical green beer and…