Monthly Archives: November 2014

Holiday Shopping for Men

Let’s talk about holiday shopping for men and how to make it easy and fun.

We all know how Holiday shopping can be crazy!  There are too many crowds, too many cars on snowy or rainy roads, too much shopping stress and little time with busy schedules.  So what does that do for holiday fun?

Remember when gift giving WAS fun? It can be again, with a little help with online shopping.  Online shopping is your ticket to easy shopping and FUN gift giving this year. Finding online coupons can make your shopping even more enjoyable, because you are saving money.   And, who doesn’t like to save money? Don’t forget to look for free shipping deals, too.  Many sites offer free shipping during the holiday shopping season. Just be aware of shipping and delivery schedules.  Remember, shopping early in the season will ensure your gift purchases arrive on time.

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Holiday Gifts for Women

Yes, I know, we women are mysterious creatures.  But one thing most of us have in common is we like receiving gifts.  Just remember, there is a caveat when it comes to giving gifts to women. We don’t want blenders, self-help books, or vacuums.  In simple terms, we like gifts that make us feel good.

If you want to make the ladies in your life happy, you need to follow a few simple rules.

No Joint Use Gifts

If you’re in a relationship, never buy “joint use” gifts unless previously agreed upon.  For example, buying your sweetheart a 60″ LED TV when you live together may send the message that the gift is really for you.

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Pine Oak Farm Gifts

I am so pleased to announce that I just launched my Pine Oak Farm gift website.  http://www.debrasgifts.pineoakfarm.com/

 

PINE OAK FARM – GREAT GIFTS!

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Pine Oak Farm

Pine Oak Farm is an on-line boutique site that offers a variety of home decor accessories, kitchen basics, entertaining essentials, and gourmet specialty foods.  Great gift ideas to choose from!

The products offered are items that fit a modern home decor while
bringing true farmhouse country to your home.

HELP SUPPORT OUR TROOPS

As a small, veteran owned business, Pine Oak Farm has a strong belief in supporting veterans who have served our country. Our service men and women who sacrifice so much deserve our support!

In an effort to do our part in supporting our veterans, Pine Oak Farm will donate $1 from every online order of $25 or more to the Wounded Warrior Project, the Fisher House for military families, or other select veterans support organizations!

In addition, we will also donate a portion of the proceeds of product sales within our veterans product category.
http://www.debrasgifts.pineoakfarm.com/veterans

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Advantages of Shopping Early for Holiday Gifts

Shopping early for holiday gifts certainly has its advantages. Timing is very important when you are shopping for holiday gifts.  And, if you are like a lot of people, you wait until the last minute to do your holiday shopping, even though you know this is probably the worst approach.

Shopping at the last minute may pose a number of shopping headaches.  Firstly, all of the other last minute shoppers are going to be doing the same thing as you, so the stores are going to be more crowded. Secondly, although most stores may be having holiday sales, the prices are not as low as they may have been had you done your holiday shopping a couple of months in advance. Finally, last minute holiday shoppers will also find that the most popular items have already been sold out.  Shoppers may have to visit a number of stores to find a specific item, only to find the price highly inflated.  So, if you have a pretty good idea about what you want to purchase ahead of time, it’s advisable that you go out and start shopping as early as possible.  And do take advantage of internet shopping to save yourself a lot of time. Continue reading

Gift Buying Tips

We all love to give and receive gifts, whether it’s at Christmas time or for a birthday, or even a special anniversary or event.  Some may need a little help with their gift buying, so here are my top five gift buying tips. I hope this helps you find the right gift for that special person, and maybe help you save a little money, too.

 

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My Top 5 Gift Buying Tips

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