It's my girlfriend's birthday next month, and I'm looking for ideas. She absolutely freaks out in the presence of small, furry cute things, so I'd like to use that as a jumping-off point. [more inside]
I'll be turning 21 in a couple of weeks in New York City! Give me the secrets to the big 2-1 in the big N-Y-C. [more inside]
I think I want to throw myself a 30th birthday party in NYC next month. Help me find the perfect venue. [more inside]
What can I send to a female colleague in the US? [more inside]
"Alternative" gift for an "alternative" girlfriend, any ideas? [more inside]
Birthday gift for mother-in-law with ALS? [more inside]
"You hate your life; happy birthday!" Help me compose a message for a friend in need. [more inside]
Looking for fun, chill lounges/bars (with lots of single guys) in NYC to celebrate my 21st! Also, ID issues! [more inside]
Fun birthday ideas in Toronto? [more inside]
What to get my husband for Christmas? [more inside]
My boyfriend's birthday is coming up and I'm stumped about gift ideas. I'm also broke. Luckily, he's obsessed with getting as much bang for his buck as possible. [more inside]
Japanese Birthday customs [more inside]
What are 30 things I can give my sister 30 of for her 30th birthday? [more inside]
How to entertain my implacable partner in NYC on his birthday... which is on Halloween. [more inside]
What to give someone for their last birthday? [more inside]
DC FILTER: Good place for a 21st birthday dinner (maybe 8 - 12 people) near Washington, D.C./College Park area? Looking for non-chain restaurants, parking/metro accessible, and prices affordable by college student standards. [more inside]
My wife's birthday is next Wednesday, and it seems I've also got the day off. I'm looking for fun things to do in or around Tokyo for a birthday extravaganza. [more inside]
My sister is turning 18. Help me build an Adolescent Crisis Prep Kit! [more inside]
Triple birthday weekender in London. 12 or so late-20 and early-30 somethings are looking for a great night on Saturday 9th October in London. Any suggestions? We'd like somewhere pretty cool, no acid techno or anything.... Please help me, you're amazing.
I live in Los Angeles. I have a girlfriend. I have a favorite picture of her. She has a birthday coming up. I'd like somebody to take that picture and use it as inspiration for a painting that I can give to her. Does anybody do that? [more inside]
Help me start an annual 'birthday interview' tradition with my soon-to-be two-year-old. What questions should I ask her? [more inside]
My geeky, standup and improv-performing friend is turning 50 today. I'm supposed to bring a joke to his party. I got nothing. Any suggestions?
My friend is turning 30, and I want to get him a really special bottle of single-malt Scotch. I would appreciate your help with a recommendation. I have a few ideas inside. [more inside]
Suggestions for party music? [more inside]
My sister is the mother of two young 'uns, four years and one and a half , respectively. She is harried but eminently happy! Her birthday is coming up, what would be a good present to give her?
How should I celebrate my 50th birthday all by myself? Constraints inside. [more inside]
It's my friend's lot to be born on a date that forces her birthday parties to really be Halloween parties. [more inside]
My friend's 24th birthday in Manhattan. We want to go sake-bombing for a sloppy good time. [more inside]
Looking for a place to go out for karaoke next month for my birthday. I've looked through the previous karaoke + nyc tags, but still trying to narrow it down. Suggestions in Manhattan, Brooklyn, or Queens, please! [more inside]
It's my 34th birthday next Sunday, and my boyfriend and I will be in a city where I don't know anyone. What are some things we can do to make it an enjoyable, special, memorable day?
My mother's birthday is coming up and I'd like to buy her a 'fancy', but usable watering can. Any suggestions?
Mr. DeludingMyself is turning 30 in September, and isn't entirely pleased with the idea. I know I can't stop him from being upset about the big 3-0, but I want to come up with something to make the day itself awesome. [more inside]
My lively niece in Boulder is turning 3 fingers old on Saturday and I want to weigh in with something that doesn't get the shelf within 5 minutes. Ideas? [more inside]
I'm starting to stress about my daughter's 4 year birthday party tomorrow! Any advice? [more inside]
I have the world's most amazing partner and I'd love to get him a gift that shows him exactly how much he means to me. However, I am the world's worst gift giver and the situation is made even more difficult because I'm here in the US and he's in Australia. Can you suggest gifts that might show him how wonderful he is and/or recommend Australian sources of potential gifts? [more inside]
How to throw an "iCarly" birthday party? [more inside]
Where can I get the Mrs. a great pedicure in Austin, TX? [more inside]
BirthdayPresentFilter: looking for a a musical gift for my 35-yo brother (and possibly his son). [more inside]
I'm looking for a subscription-type birthday gift -- something that would be sent regularly (say, monthly) to my soon-to-be-85-year-old mother. [more inside]
I'm my girlfriend's birthday in a couple weeks and my non-baking self is looking to bake a cake. What's your best nut-free cake recipe? [more inside]
My girlfriend is turning 32 on Saturday. The Girl Genius comic is almost the perfect present, but not quite. Please help me find an fun present. [more inside]
I want to give my boyfriend a throwback to his childhood for his birthday. Any cool toys you can think of that would make it the perfect day? [more inside]
Birthday Filter - What to get a 7 year old who is not a material girl- she loves books, music, her flute - so a book right? But I want something awesomely special- maybe where the occasion is more than the gift.
Thirty seems to be an age that lots of government and other organisations use as an eligibility cut-off. What rules, loopholes, terms and conditions should I be taking advantage of before my birthday next month? [more inside]
I'm having birthday drinks in a few weeks and am looking for a lower Manhattan bar that tends to attract a crowd of people in their mid-20s and older. I'm not interested in dive bars, extremely upscale bars or bars with DJs/musical acts. Just a relaxed venue for me and my friends to spend a few hours on a Saturday night. Ideally, the bar should be below 14th St. Any suggestions?
I'm having a "P" party, please provide possible provisions, participations, and presentations. [more inside]
Help me come up with a fantastic birthday present for my father! [more inside]
Can you suggest a good "must have" gift for a woman in her early 30s? She's fairly girly, is a teacher, has a dog, and is really awesome. [more inside]
Help me monogram Mom's pajamas in a hilarious fashion. [more inside]
I've fallen hard for a coworker. Things seems to be moving in a positive direction and I feel like I'm reaching the point where I need to make my intentions more clear. It just so happens that her birthday is coming up. Would flowers be a bad idea? [more inside]