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2012-05-07 14:05:30

Birthdays, graduations, Christmas, baby showers, bridal showers, bar and bat mitzvahs, Mother´s Day, Father´s Day, first marriages (and second.. and third“¦), wedding anniversaries, the spontaneous friendship gesture, the occasional sorry- about-that gesture, hostess gifts and presents that don´t even fall into a recognizable category. The year is filled with opportunities and obligations to give and receive. So who can blame someone for doing a little...

2010-11-23 00:00:07

More than 1,000 charities join The Giving Effect seeking your unwanted gifts. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) November 22, 2010 Bears on Patrol, a Carrollton, GA, nonprofit, collects stuffed animals for police officers to give to children in crisis situations. They are one of more than 1,000 cause-based organizations registered on The Giving Effect (http://www.thegivingeffect.com) that are hoping to connect with new donors this holiday season. Blake Raab, Executive Director of Bears on Patrol, says...

2010-11-16 07:15:00

JERSEY CITY, N.J., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Embarrassed to REGIFT? Don't be. REGIFTing has become a global phenomenon. In fact, two out of three adults have already either REGIFTed or plan to REGIFT in the future. Instead of cluttering up your closet or plunking unwanted gifts in the trash, you can use REGIFT, a new iPhone and iPod Touch App from New Jersey-based Cold Cuts Media, to keep track of them, and pass them along on your next gifting event. Newlywed with a house full of...

2009-12-08 15:44:00

LAS VEGAS, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Patron Spirits, creators of the world's finest ultrapremium line of luxury spirits, has launched a comprehensive and complete guidebook for holiday entertaining, housed on the brand's popular interactive online community, the Patron Social Club (www.patronsocialclub.com). After joining the Patron Social Club, members have access to custom-created text and video content on all things holiday-related, from holiday party tips and suggestions, to food and...

2009-11-16 10:27:00

New Holiday Campaign for Patron Tequila Seeks to 'Eliminate Regifting' LAS VEGAS Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent survey commissioned by The Patron Spirits Company, importers and marketers of ultra-premium Patron tequila, has found that 68 percent of people claim they've regifted, or considered regifting, a holiday present. Regifting is defined as the act of taking a gift that has been received and giving it to somebody else, sometimes in the guise of a new gift. The national poll,...

2008-12-19 07:00:00

Tightwad Tod Marks Shares Shopping Tips for Those Who Haven't Finished (Or Started) Their Holiday Shopping YONKERS, N.Y., Dec. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With Christmas less than a week away, Tod Marks, Consumer Reports' shopping expert and author of the Tightwad Tod blog (www.ConsumerReports.org/tightwadtod), is sharing some advice that can help last-minute shoppers stay focused so they don't get stressed-out and go overboard with their purchases. "If you haven't finished -- or even...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'