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#731961 - 12/19/11 02:22 AM Unusual Christmas Gifts
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A very warm welcome to the Self Development Forum !

It can be very difficult to choose the right Christmas gifts for people as well as being quite stressful. This self development article highlights the benefit of thinking outside the box and selecting more unusual gifts or unique experiences which are a little different from the norm.

See: Unusual Christmas Gifts

* What strange or unusual gift would you add to the list?
* Have you ever been given a gift that was totally unexpected?
* How do you choose gifts for people who seem to have everything?

I'd love to receive your feedback so do add your comments, queries, thoughts, etc., to this Forum thread. I look forward to hearing from you!

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#732540 - 12/20/11 05:00 PM Re: Unusual Christmas Gifts [Re: JOY ( Self Development )]
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Hi Joy! I love your ideas! What great gifts! Unfortunately, when money is tight, some of those fantastic trips are not doable but I love gifts that give an experience.

Thanks for the ideas.

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#732569 - 12/20/11 08:53 PM Re: Unusual Christmas Gifts [Re: JOY ( Self Development )]
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Wow! The best one I thought was Xmas booties for pets.
That makes me go 'Awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww!'
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#732714 - 12/21/11 09:14 AM Re: Unusual Christmas Gifts [Re: Lori - Marriage]
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Originally Posted By: Lori - Marriage

Re: Unusual Christmas Gifts

Hi Joy! I love your ideas! What great gifts! Unfortunately, when money is tight, some of those fantastic trips are not doable but I love gifts that give an experience. Thanks for the ideas.

Hi Lori, thanks for your feedback on the article. In fact, a 'gift experience' can often cost less than a tangible gift so all the best for some creative thinking! (JOY)

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#732730 - 12/21/11 09:36 AM Re: Unusual Christmas Gifts [Re: jodiemt]
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Originally Posted By: jodiemt

Re: Unusual Christmas Gifts

Wow! The best one I thought was Xmas booties for pets...

Hi Jodie, your comment made me smile. Actually, there is a huge range of 'gear' that one can buy these days for all sorts of pets! (JOY)

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#732734 - 12/21/11 09:48 AM Re: Unusual Christmas Gifts [Re: JOY ( Self Development )]
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Quote:
Hi Lori, thanks for your feedback on the article. In fact, a 'gift experience' can often cost less than a tangible gift so all the best for some creative thinking! (JOY)


LOL. You're right. I need to do more creative thinking.
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#732880 - 12/21/11 06:19 PM Re: Unusual Christmas Gifts [Re: JOY ( Self Development )]
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We don't give gifts at all any more - we take each other out to dinner our have them over for dinner.
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#733486 - 12/23/11 03:39 PM Re: Unusual Christmas Gifts [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]
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Originally Posted By: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames

Re: Unusual Christmas Gifts

We don't give gifts at all any more - we take each other out to dinner our have them over for dinner.

Hi Lisa, 'dining someone' is a great gift experience to give to friends, relatives, etc. It certainly shows genuine love or gratitude to people you care about. (JOY)

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#733575 - 12/24/11 01:26 AM Re: Unusual Christmas Gifts [Re: JOY ( Self Development )]
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It's very tasty, too smile Luckily there are a variety of good restaurants around here, and we get the Entertainment books so we have all sorts of discounts. Bob is a firm believer of using coupons for everything.
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#797666 - 12/24/12 08:19 PM Re: Unusual Christmas Gifts [Re: JOY ( Self Development )]
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Merry Christmas Everyone!

Re: Unusual Christmas Gifts

Has anyone received a really unusual or strange gift, or even something that was totally unexpected?

Joy


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