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    The Dad Who Has it All

    September 23rd, 2008 admin

    Question: Susan Varney Says: July 17th, 2008 at 2:16 pm edit What do you get for the dad that has everything? Brandy – Customer Service Representative Answer: My dad is retired and, not that he’s old, but at his age, he has everything he needs and if he wants something, he buys it. When in doubt, I always [...]

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    No Presents, Really!?

    September 3rd, 2008 admin

    Question: Cheryl A Fransico Says: July 18th, 2008 at 2:52 pm Is it o.k to get someone a gift for their birthday even if they tell you not to. Sandy – Customer Service Representative Answer: In my opinion, the answer to this is yes, it is always o.k. Usually people don’t want a gift because they don’t want a lot of [...]

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    Out of the Blue I Love you

    August 25th, 2008 admin

    Question: Peter Matcheck Says July 20th, 2008 at 7:02 am What’s a good gift to give my girlfriend if we’ve been dating less than three months? Brandy – Customer Service Representative Answer: Girls like to be thought of. We like to know that you cared enough to send something to us out of the blue. I think flowers are [...]

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    Feelings Aside

    August 22nd, 2008 admin

    Question: Elizabeth M. Says: July 21st, 2008 at 2:02 am I have mixed feelings about enclosing a gift receipt with gifts. I feel like it’s an invitation to the recipient to return the item and the thought of them doing that sort of hurts my feelings when I specifically shopped off of their list. Do you have any [...]

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    On or Off the Registry

    August 22nd, 2008 admin

    Question: Carol Drury Says: July 20th, 2008 at 8:00 pm Do you have to buy a gift off the gift registry, or can you get something unique and special, and one of a kind. Sandy – Customer Service Representative Answer: Though I loved all of my gifts, I would have to say that my favorite ones are actually ones that reminded [...]

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    It’s Not Your Birthday

    August 21st, 2008 admin

    Question: Beth Shepherd Says: July 17th, 2008 at 6:15 am Is it appropriate to give a gift for the birthday child and their siblings so they don’t get left out? Sandy – Customer Service Representative Answer: This is always appropriate to do for a sibling (especially a younger sibling). Though, you’ll want to make sure that the gift for the Birthday [...]

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    Welcoming the Newest Addition

    August 21st, 2008 admin

    Question: Jennifer Says: July 16th, 2008 at 3:26 pm How do you address the gift card when you’re sending a gift to someone who has had a baby and you don’t know how to spell the baby’s name? Brandy – Customer Service Representative Answer: People want their baby to have a unique name, and a lot of times it is a [...]

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    A Meaningfull Goodbye

    August 21st, 2008 admin

    Question: Carrie Says: July 16th, 2008 at 3:22 pm What would be an appropriate gift for a co-worker who’s had a death in their family and you think they will be overwhelmed with fruit and flowers? Shawna – Director of Customer Service Answer: When I send bereavement gifts I try to send items that are shelf stable or non-perishable. That way [...]

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    Is Late Ever too Late?

    August 20th, 2008 admin

    Question: Vicky Boackle Says: July 17th, 2008 at 5:09 am Is it ever too late to send a thank you card? Shawna – Director of Customer Service Answer: Absolutely not. A late thank you is better than no thank you at all. This goes for any occasion. Normally thank you notes should be sent within 3 months of the event or [...]

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    A Gift for the Divorce Party

    July 30th, 2008 admin

    Jean Hepburn Says: What is an appropriate gift for a young lady who is throwing herself an “I’m Finally Getting Divorced from that Thug party” that would go along with a bouquet of dead flowers wrapped in silk ribbon that I am bringing to the bash? My Advice: I have gone to such a party and let me [...]

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