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Mamby VIP tickets, Yeti cup, chocolate covered espresso beans
I started dating one of my best friends from college, but I had no idea what to get him for graduation. I knew what he liked - house...

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Samantha Pumek
Aug 15, 2017
Last June I packed up my things to travel to Russia and Eastern Europe for a few months. It was Memorial Day weekend and I was in a...

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Elana Congress
Jun 20, 2017

Pen pals for grown ups

A gift basket of all my favorite things
In February, I applied for a conference in Dallas, TX as an opportunity to network and build connections. When I found out I was...

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Erika Borgsmiller
Jun 12, 2017

Blown away by my 1-month anniversary present

A stuffed penguin wearing a tie of 'punny' pins
As a 26yo female in a big city, I've found myself feeling a bit jaded when it comes to dating - what with all the apps and people...

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Anonymous Penguin
May 16, 2017
I had just met my sisters boyfriend and wasn’t sure what to get him for Christmas two years ago. But, I noticed from pictures that...

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Sophia Pappas
Apr 20, 2017

Better than Caroling

Cookie gift bags for the neighbors
"Awkward" and my name are synonymous. Several times it has affected my gift-giving (and receiving.) To detail one story, let's set...

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Franki Audino
Apr 18, 2017

New date's birthday performance

A surprise birthday performance & flowers
About 4 weeks after I started dating someone new, it was her birthday. She was going out to dinner with her close friends (mostly...

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Jake Lipp
Mar 13, 2017

Natural Cooking

Sexy cooking au natural
I had recently started seeing someone and Valentine's day was coming up so I wanted to do something for her, naturally. She was at...

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Gordon Crabtree
Mar 11, 2017

Crazy for coconuts

50lbs of coconut
Back in college I had once started dating a guy ~2 months before his birthday. I was super into him at the time, but I was also...