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The subtle art of graduation gifts

a book and a pocket notebook
My sister and I don't have much in common, but she always gets me thoughtful gifts. For graduation, she got me a leather-bound...

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Samantha Pumek
Aug 16, 2017

My first adult lunch box

A bento box lunch box
In the weeks leading up to graduating college, I thought it would be a good idea to treat myself to a new professional wardrobe for...

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Shadia Martin
Aug 08, 2017
For my goddaughter, I created a custom music box at the musicboxattic.com. I was able to pick a beautiful rosewood music box with...

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Stephanie Yesnik
Aug 06, 2017

Best gift I ever gave my father

Vintage Han Solo action figure to mourn over his passing
Dads are always hard to buy for. The Christmas of 2015 was no exception.  If you remember anything about that time, you'll know...

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Anonymous Penguin
Jul 18, 2017

Graduation gift for the ages

Hand-made tshirt quilt
I graduated recently and my mother gave me a quilt that was made from tshirts from my school. So personalized and sweet! Can't wait...

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Greta B
Jul 18, 2017

Manga Madness

Handmade Manga Poster
My older brother is was always the bookworm, nerdy, anime kid I had a hard time shopping for.  For his 30th birthday I wanted to get...

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Alyssa Reed
Jul 08, 2017

My Dad, The Science Guy

I took my dad to the Museum of Science and Industry.
It's not easy to shop for my parents, especially my dad. He's very practical so historically I've given him things like polos and...

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Jess Martinez
Jun 10, 2017

A baseball night out

Tickets to a Cubs game
My dad and I became really close when I went off to college because I was interested in sports. We would always text one another...

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Samantha Pumek
Jun 09, 2017

50 reasons why I love my dad

A fill-in-the-blank book about how much I love my dad.
I have a pretty wonderful dad. One year for Father's Day, I got him a fill-in-the-blank "50 Things I Love About You" book. I loved...

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Marcella Pappas
Jun 06, 2017