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    Space Saving Party Starter

    Monday, July 21st, 2008 admin

    My husbands younger sister just moved out of their parents house in the country, to a downtown apartment with some roommates. This is always an exciting, but scary time! I ... Read more..

    Posted in Gift Ideas | 1 Comment »

    Mother’s Little Helper

    Monday, July 21st, 2008 admin

    My mother has been an enormous hypochondriac ever since I can remember, and even when she actually has something wrong with her it’s hard to believe. One time she called ... Read more..

    Posted in What's New | No Comments »

    Homemade Rose Water

    Monday, July 21st, 2008 admin

    Here is a great way to use your rose petals. Make your own rose water or oil at home with this method. You can make other herb extracts as well. ... Read more..

    Posted in Flowers | 3 Comments »

    A New Gift of Friendship

    Friday, July 18th, 2008 Jeannie

    The Friendship Treasure Ball is  a great new gift. I love that the description points out that you could use it to hold a handkerchief for drying tears. What a ... Read more..

    Posted in What's New | 2 Comments »

    Synthetic Wine Corks Are Here to Stay

    Friday, July 18th, 2008 admin

    Synthetics are a small but growing part of the wine industry. They are made from plastic compounds designed to look and “pop” like natural cork, and offer a complete freedom ... Read more..

    Posted in Wine Gifts | 1 Comment »

    Let Them Eat Cake

    Friday, July 18th, 2008 admin

    Coming from a large family, there sometimes seems to be an over abundance of stories to tell about my life growing up. Some of my favorite ones though usually involve ... Read more..

    Posted in Gift Ideas, Gourmet Gifts | No Comments »

    Island Fever…

    Thursday, July 17th, 2008 Luba

    From time to time I receive calls from customers looking for something completely unusual, and the first thing I show them is the Island Breeze Tropical Arrangement. This arrangement is ... Read more..

    Posted in Ask an Expert, Flowers, Gift Ideas | 3 Comments »

    Trees Provide the Air We Breathe

    Thursday, July 17th, 2008 Carrie

    Okay, so must of us know that trees produce air but did you know that they actually take in carbon-dioxide and give out oxygen, "breathing" through their leaves?  Interestingly enough, ... Read more..

    Posted in Gift Ideas | 2 Comments »

    Some Twisted Sisters

    Thursday, July 17th, 2008 admin

    I come from a family of 5 girls and 2 boys that are all endowed with comedy, lunacy and downright dementedness. With national Sister’s Day coming up on Aug. 5th, ... Read more..

    Posted in Holidays | 1 Comment »

    Ask a Gifting Expert

    Wednesday, July 16th, 2008 Jennifer

    GiftTree customers often look to our customer service representatives for gifting advice and card message suggestions. Our customers rely on our expertise and we take that trust seriously. We'd like ... Read more..

    Posted in Ask an Expert, Contests | 56 Comments »