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Since I am always on the look out for special gifts to give to friends, and also card are a big thing for me to send, I surf the net for sites that offer unique gifts, goodies, art and items I can give as gifts. I love to send Thank You Cards and I have plenty of dear friends that I like to thank on a regular basis. The cards can say a whole lot in just even one small sentence, combined with a great design. In other words, I’m a card freak!!
Art Prints make a special gift when I want to give them to a person as a “just because” gift. While I was on the site where I’d like to order the cards from, I read about the artist and I think that the creator of these pretties and goodies really is a unique person who can make you happy just by looking at what she creates. I’d love to hang some of her prints in my home!
There is a link also on this site that deals with Business Planning. I’m going to check out all the particulars in more debt to see what it is all about and if this could be of assistance with my small business. It’s always worth the shot checking out various helpful ways of building a business up. In the mean time, I’m going to see what I may want to order. There are some friends birthdays coming up and I have a feeling I can find a great gift for each of them!
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Two days ago, we got hit with one heck of a major ice, snow and rainy sleet storm. We even had thunder and lightening and sometimes it reminded me of the calm before the big cyclone, becasue it would get really still outside, everything would stop, including the wind and then a next bigger wave of nasty weather would hit.
I was home alone when the built up ice on the power lines made the power go out. We have a small generator, enough to light a few lights and run the appliances, but I have no clue how to prime it or turn it on for that matter. It is powered by gasoline, and even if I did know how to do all this, I can lay ten bucks that there is no fuel in the can. I should start taking charge of this stuff and no doubt will after this last storm. I’ll get a hold of my friend Lindsay since she is up on the survival (her own way) stuff.
I however did quite well alone with the two dogs not helping me at all. LOL! At least I saved one of the old cradle type telephones to plug into the house phone line. I guess it’s not run on electricity. At times like that, I’m glad I’m somewhat of a tidy pack rat. My daughter called and asked if I needed anything. One reply…heat just in case the power was out for a few days like during our last ice storm. Then her phone went out, before we could talk anymore.
About 45 minutes after I sort of talked to my daughter, my son in law came to my house with a really awesome heater, fuel and a bunch of scented candles that I KNOW I got for my daughter as a Christmas gift. It was so sweet of her. The next day when we talked, I thanked her for taking care of me, and her reply was, “You’ve always taken care of me Mama, I’m glad I could take care of you.” When she came over yesterday, I gave her the candles back, since I didn’t have to use them. I had lamp oil and my own supply of candles, but it made my heart happy that I raised such a caring daughter.
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Looking at residential address plaques, I’ve decided that I would like to buy one for my daughter’s new home. She lives way out in the country and I noticed she didn’t have house numbers on her new house. My daughter had mentioned that she gets people stopping by just to either turn around in her driveway or to ask directions to another home. It gets disturbing after so many of these stops, she said. I can understand her point. Also her mail carrier keeps putting her mail in the neighbor down the road’s box.
Some of the personalized address plaques I was looking at are really nice and one of these types would be a special gift. I know my daughter and she likes things of this type, so does her husband. He owns his own concrete company and it comes in handy to have their name and the house number on the plaque.
There are quite a few custom address plaques to choose from. Some are really fancy, but my daughter doesn’t care for anything really over the top when it comes to purchases like this. I’m sure I’ll be able to find the perfect one for her, and am looking forward to surprising her with it.
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If you know some mothers who are nuts about yoga, then you can easily find gift items to put in Mother’s Day gift baskets for them. The gift items that you will give them will help them on their journey to good balance and peace. These gifts are always appreciated.
Candles are the first things that you can think about when it comes to relaxation, which yoga is all about. Those who want to meditate will frequently do such act by focusing on an open fire. Thus, a candle or set of candles is a perfect item in a gift basket. Also, those scented candles that have the scent of nature can help them get in the mood for meditation.
You can also include yoga DVDs in the gift basket. A holistic yogi can never get enough yoga. They can get additional yoga techniques or styles in yoga DVDs. Yoga DVDs can be used at home at any time of the day because they are a complete yoga exercise presented by expert and experienced teachers.
When you think of yoga, the very first thing that gets into your mind is a person sitting. Yogis use mats when they do the exercises or meditations. There is a wide range of mats that you can buy for your mom. You can go to a sports store or visit sites like Amazon in order to find a right mat for your mom. It is very important to read reviews about a particular mat, so you will have an idea on the quality and effectiveness of the mat.
You can also include a small planner for your mom. There are planners that have subject in them. Hence, choose a planner that has a yoga oriented subject, such as water or nature. These are peaceful subjects to the mind of your mom. You can also try to include a book that covers the greatest respect in yoga.
Mother’s Day gift baskets for yoga lovers are very easy to make. You just need to have the right items to put in the basket. It is very seldom that you can find a premade gift basket for yogis, so you have to get all the right items and make the gift basket on your own. Your mom will truly be happy to get a gift basket on Mother’s Day that is filled with items that she needs in her yoga exercises.
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Recently a friend of mine gave me two titanium bracelets to choose from and the one I chose is beautiful. I have gotten so many compliments on the piece, that I am thinking about getting my daughter one also. Of course, she isn’t a bracelet lover like I am, but she did like the style of the one I received and since her birthday is coming up, it definitely would be something she won’t be expecting and will be surprised with me buying for her.
Because of my allergy to most metals, at first I was rather leery of buying any ring or wearing any jewelery made from titanium. Until my oldest son worked as an apprentice for a high class tattoo/jewelry shop, I never knew jewelery was even made out of titanium. I guess I lead a sheltered life or something similar. Or perhaps I just really never looked into it. He knows I am very picky about what I wear and brought me home a couple black titanium rings that I could try out, just to find out if my finger would turn green, or break out and itch, like any metal besides sterling or gold would, and if it would be compatible with my skin. I liked the ring and there was no reaction to it.
The inlaid titanium rings I found were really beautiful, and indeed my style. I was excited when I received it after shopping for it. Once again I have gotten a great deal of compliments on this piece also. They are pricey, but I think every lady deserves to buy a gift for herself once in awhile.
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