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The beauty of holiday gift baskets is selecting unique items while adding your own personal touch

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Compiling just the right products for a friend or family member is not only fun but shows your thoughtfulness. To help you with your gift baskets this holiday season, we put together a list of 68 creative holiday gift basket ideas. You’ll find traditional baskets along with specialty bins and jars to fill. From hot cocoa ensembles to gifts for wine lovers, there’s something here for everyone on your list. No matter the Christmas party theme, you’ll have a delightful gift in tow. 1. Herbal Remedies Source: Hello Glow For those chilly winter nights, this bin of herbal remedies will...

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Sometimes no matter how much you plan, Christmas shopping sneaks up on you at the last minute

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If you have a wide range of people on your list, this is your one-stop spot for ideas for everyone from grandma to your boyfriend. Large or small, every Christmas present should include a personalized touch to express how much you care about that special person in your life. Show off your knitting skills with a woven blanket, design a personalized desk calendar or even make a homemade food Christmas gift to bring over for dinner. No matter your loved one’s passions, we’ve got you covered this holiday season. 1. Floral Keychain Source: Shutterfly This delicate little keychain frames two...

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She’s your better half, your companion, your life partner

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This year, show your wife just how much you appreciate her by finding Christmas gifts for her that are unique, personal and sentimental. The best gifts are those that have personal meaning to you and your spouse, so search for the gift that will tug at her heartstrings or spark a happy memory. Whether she’s a foodie, a plant lover or indulges in a drink of wine from time to time, you’ll find the perfect Christmas gift here—one that will speak your sweet sentiment of love. 1. Personalized Pup Source: Shutterfly If your wife happily refers to herself as “Dog...

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Finding ways to keep costs down, but also being able to purchase meaningful gifts can be a challenge

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This is why I am so excited with my recent finds at Thrifty Shopper in North Syracuse and Cicero. I have recently had the best luck finding something I had never previously thought to look at: coffee mugs. When I found some like new coffee mugs at amazing prices, I wondered how I could best utilize these (without keeping them all for myself :-D). I started to look for more mugs each time I went and ended up with a pretty fun variety. So what to do with all of these fantastic mugs? I thought about the special people in...

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After years of hard work, your parents are finally retiring and you want to give them a gift that will be just as special as they are

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Retirement happens once in a lifetime, so it’s an event to be celebrated. Whether you throw mom and dad a lavish party or prefer to keep it simple, it’s appropriate to give your parents a gift to celebrate this occasion. If you’re looking for a great gift to show your mom and dad just how much they’re appreciated, we’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite gifts for retired parents that will help inspire you. From fun DIY gifts to thoughtful personalized presents, you’re sure to find something on this list that will prove to your parents just how...

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