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Off-the-beaten path Chicago gift: Spices

Spice House's Chicago Ethnic Neighborhood spice kit
19 October 2017, Chicago: In May a new friend from Sweden gave me a Swedish candy bar. He was coming back to town in October. Oh,...

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Karen Kring
Oct 19, 2017

Unexpected gifts are the best

Coffee mug, doughnut, card, cupcake
On my 28th birthday I showed up to the design program I just started a week ago and my teammates surprised me with a coffee mug that...

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Wojtek Konstanty
Oct 10, 2017

Beautiful inside and outside

A beauty product subscription for 6 months
This year a lot of my friends are turning 30 and I wanted to celebrate these milestones with extra special gifts!!  One of them is a...

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Raadhika Nair
Sep 16, 2017

Distance won't do us apart

An apple pencil ordered via amazon to draw sketches on the ipad
I have a special relationship with my childhood bestie. We have now lived apart longer than we have spent together...but despite...

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Raadhika Nair
Aug 30, 2017

Preacher and Nathan for You

t-shirt and a comic book
One of my best friends' birthdays was coming up. We have a lot in common and are always talking about Marvel and shows we both...

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Samantha Pumek
Aug 16, 2017
I ordered a custom cutting board for my friends as a wedding present. I got it on etsy.com, and I customized the engraving with...

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Stephanie Yesnik
Aug 06, 2017

Sneakiest Surprise Ever

Two framed photos, sneakily obtained from my computer.
One of the best gifts I've ever gotten was from my friend Alyssa. She was over at my apartment one day and we were looking through...

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
My husband and I just celebrated our 13th wedding anniversary. One of our most memorable and favorite gifts was a handmade painted...

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Michelle Smyth
Jun 14, 2017