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But... I maked these!

Do people actually appreciate getting hand made knitted items, or are they mostly just annoying gifts? What knitted items would you actually appreciate receiving? [more inside]
posted by PuppetMcSockerson on Sep 4, 2014 - 93 answers

Gifts for liberal, active, outdoor peeps?

I want to get birthday gifts for two liberal, active outdoor people. Ideas? Hoping for real objects to give under $50. [more inside]
posted by jsturgill on May 16, 2014 - 15 answers

Black and White and Protected By Multilateral Treaty All Over

The #1 item on my eight year-old son's Christmas list is "AN ACTUAL PENGUIN". Please help me creatively accommodate his request without violating the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species. [more inside]
posted by julthumbscrew on Dec 17, 2013 - 17 answers

What are some creative gifts for kids?

I end up in these situations where I need to buy a gift for a kid in the extended family, but the idea of just buying regular toys always seems lame. I like being a creative gift-giver. Can you give me some ideas for unique gifts for kids that would go over well? [more inside]
posted by dosterm on Jun 18, 2013 - 29 answers

Help me find Pendleton blanket pretenders. I'd like to give one as a gift.. or a real one, if anyone has secret sale sources. I don't have time to shop!

I'd like to buy my friend a Pendleton blanket as a gift, however, I don't have the time to source one, nor do I have the fundage right now. Are there alternatives? [more inside]
posted by ElectricGoat on Nov 8, 2012 - 9 answers

Seriously, Dad, why are you making this hard for me?

So. I want to buy my dad a book for Christmas. And I know which one. But. He is reading all his books on his fancy new iPad these days How do I buy him books now? I don't want to just send a gift card.
posted by SLC Mom on Dec 17, 2011 - 9 answers

Don't let the dog eat the bunting - rude or informative?

I'm sending my brother + SIL a handmade baby bunting that has been around cats...and they have a dog. It is reasonable or rude to let them know this in case the dog finds it irresistibly chewable? [more inside]
posted by FlyByDay on Sep 17, 2011 - 10 answers

Suitable gift for Irish teacher

My children are finishing the year at a primary school in Ireland. Their teachers have been wonderful and I want to give them an end of the year thank you gift. In the U.S. gift certificates are popular but I'm unsure of the etiquette surrounding gift giving in this situation. Please advise. Thank you!
posted by KTrujillo on Jun 21, 2008 - 10 answers

Help me give a great gift for my Aunt's momentus 50th B-day!

Help me give a great gift for my Aunt's momentus 50th B-day! [more inside]
posted by iam2bz2p on Feb 8, 2008 - 1 answer

What to get friends for agreeing to be godparent types?

Gifts for godparent-types? We've asked about a dozen people to be "mentors" to our rugrat, in an area of their choice. What do we get them to say thanks and that they have a special bond with her? [more inside]
posted by pomegranate on Aug 6, 2007 - 9 answers

Grandmothers, "presents" that aren't really presents, etc.

I need a little help on a petty family argument . . . [more inside]
posted by danny boy on Aug 1, 2007 - 57 answers

a box inside a box inside a box inside a box

I've already got the xmas gift figured out, now I'm trying to figure out how to give it...so what are some creative/clever/funny ways you've given gifts? [more inside]
posted by 777 on Dec 12, 2006 - 26 answers

$50 Gift suggestions for: A clarinettist, a violist, and a cellist

Gift suggestions for: A clarinettist, a violist, and a cellist(who is also a composer). ~$50 each, I have 12 days to get these gifts. Prefer online ordering. [more inside]
posted by sirion on Mar 19, 2006 - 18 answers

Should I give my boss a Christmas present?

WorkplaceEtiquetteFilter: I plan to give my boss his Christmas gift tomorrow. But now I've seen some people on some other sites (fark, ahem) saying that getting a gift for the boss is "ass-sucking" (they sure have a way of talking over there!). So I'm wondering: is my rather nice gift going to be perceived as my being an ass? [+] [more inside]
posted by u.n. owen on Dec 21, 2004 - 32 answers

Holiday gift giving games?

What kinds of holiday gift giving games do you play with your friends? [More Inside] [more inside]
posted by Caviar on Dec 3, 2004 - 11 answers

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