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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

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...

For my boyfriends 25th birthday, I decided to plan a trip! I wanted to go somewhere amazing but also affordable. I am a deal hound...

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Marcella Pappas
Jun 27, 2017

Mother + Son Adventure Day

A day of adventure to inspire deeper conversation and connection.
I'm the youngest child in my family, with two older sisters who are identical twins. Growing up, there were a number of years where...

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Patrick Buggy
May 24, 2017

The Sky's the Limit!

A helicopter ride
Milestone birthday presents can be hard to shop for, and when it's my SO that's turning a new leaf, I feel there's an expectation...

Old Memories for Your New Place

A framed photo collage of our study abroad memories
Back in March, I was a student on a study abroad trip with my college. We went to England and Scotland, and visited so many truly...

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Franki Audino
Apr 18, 2017

A Traveler's Dream Come True

An "anywhere you want to go" surprise!
My favorite thing to do is travel to new places and explore, and my boyfriend knows that nothing makes me happier than hopping on a...

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Nicole Vasquez
Mar 25, 2017
My girlfriend has always been an amazing gift giver! At the time of my birthday last year, we had been together about two years and...

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Spencer Bledsoe
Mar 12, 2017

Wanderlust Aide

Packing cubes
I had a birthday/going-away party before leaving for six months abroad, and a former boss who loves to travel as much as I do...

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Allie Bernstein
Mar 12, 2017