Motivated by my mom and her thoughtful gift giving, I have always wanted to be a ‘Good Gift Giver.’ I enjoy finding unique, useful gifts that are very fitting for the recipient. Nothing is better than the smile of surprise or pure joy in finding the perfect gift. I spend a lot of time thinking about what to get someone and I also do ‘Deep Dive’ digs in research finding something special.
Where do I find my inspiration?
Shopping online and offline, of course. I prefer small boutiques and whenever I travel, I try and get some alone time to shop where I can find both local products and entrepreneurs that I would have never found otherwise. I enjoy talking to people and being aware of what other people are drawn to and why. I always want to know what little kids are into and what teenagers are buying now. I love people watching anywhere and everywhere.
I do a lot of research — a lot more research than actual purchasing, btw. I’m always looking for beautiful, rare finds that add special value to life. I have pulled together some of my all-time favorite, gift ideas — from one girlfriend to another. Some of these are not new at all, but they are classics and always seem to delight.
I’m also a huge fan of Simplifying Your Life, so let’s not buy something just to buy something — and let’s not waste time. When you do make a purchase, make sure you buy something that adds value or beauty or that holds a special place in your heart. . .. so it probably makes for a great story, too.
I’m always learning and growing myself, so If you have a suggestion or want to share with me, please connect with me directly at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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