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7 Most Common Gift Giving Styles...Which One are You?

No matter how objective you think you're being when you're shopping for a gift, the gifts you give say a lot about you. So, as the old adage says, "Know thy self". Discover your Gift ID and hone in on the gifts that you're best at selecting. Then focus on the person you're shopping for. Here's a list of the 7 most common Gift IDs to help you find yours and make gift shopping easier than ever.


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The Logician

You're Type A all the way. Don't deny your prowess for helping people live more practical and organized lives. You don't believe in stuff for stuff's sake. Highlight their interests and abilities when heading down this path so you don't offend anyone.


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The Quirk-ster

When something makes you smirk, smile or giggle, you know you have to have it. We're talking novelties, gag gifts, unusual ideas, and other one-of-a-kind off-beat ideas that only you have the talent to unearth. Once in this territory stick close to what you know about your receiver to be sure that they get where you're coming from or don't and enjoy their utter confusion.


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The Artisan

The first place you look when shopping for anything at all is the handmade, artisanal or DIY shops. That is, if you don't have time or ability to make it yourself. You want to find things that are made with heart and soul and are of a kind of quality and uniqueness that you can't get just anywhere.


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The Memory Maker

You're not big on "stuff". You're more of a minimalist when it comes to gift giving, but you know that the way to build strong relationships is through experiences. Whether you're setting them up for the adventure of a lifetime or a simple outing for the two of you, you give gifts that make memories not gifts that gather dust.


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The Trendster

If it's hot, it's something you bought. You have your finger on the pulse, or at least try to, and adore your reputation for giving gifts at their peak popularity or, when you're really lucky, just before they go big. The thrill of the hunt is your driving force.


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The Gilded Giver

You're a show off. You know it. You love to spoil everyone around you including yourself. The gifts you give are a splurge to say the least and your aim is simple...to knock them off their feet by spending beaucoup bucks. But, no matter how much you spend, you have to give something that shows you know them if you want the squeals of delight that you're hoping for.


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The Customizer

For you, no purchase is complete without some kind of customization or personalization. Whether it's a fully inscribed message, a monogram or anything in between, you can't imagine giving a gift without some sort of special touch that makes it uniquely theirs.


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30+ Gifts for a Cook

Buying gifts for a cook can be both exciting and daunting. On one hand, there are so many ideas to explore, and cooks tend to be creative people who love outside-the-box surprise. On the other hand, you’ll probably find a lot of gifts you’d rather just keep for yourself. Luckily, there’s a simple solution: buy two! Check out this expertly curated list of gifts for cooks and prepare to feel your mouth water at all the possibilities.



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Birthday Gifts for Old Man

The older a guy gets, the harder it is to surprise him something he doesn’t already have. As if gift-giving wasn’t tricky enough, now you need to find a present that will thrill a dude who is totally satisfied by a piece of hard candy and some M.A.S.H. reruns. Luckily, this list of birthday gifts of an old man are perfect for celebrating a milestone birthday — and they’ll work pretty well of other special occasions centered around your favorite old dude, too.



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25+ Gifts for Golfers & Golf Lovers

Golfers and golf lovers can be surprisingly hard to buy for. You want to get them something practical but also something unique that you know they’ll appreciate both on the golf course and when they’re far away from the green and dreaming of the day they get to go back. Our gifting experts have scoured the internet and gathered up these awesome golf gifts to create a list that includes something special for every kind of golf enthusiast. From funny finds to personalized balls, these presents are better than clocking two eagles in one game.



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33 Gifts for Mom from Son

Someone once said, "Life doesn't come with a manual, it comes with a mother." Your mom has played such a huge role in your life. It makes picking out the perfect present that much more important — and that much harder. What will she love? Can you beat out that hand-shaped ash tray you made for her in second grade? (The answer to that is yes — definitely yes!). If you're shopping for gifts for mom from son, you'll love this curated collection of mom-friendly presents that will dazzle, delight, and remind your mom why she's so lucky to have you around. Read on for our favorite son-to-mom gifts that are meaningful, tasteful, and so much more.



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36 Best Gifts for Adult Daughter

When your princess was little, she was happy to unwrap dolls, board games, dress-up clothes, and washable paint. Even a container of glitter resulted in gleeful giggles. Now you have a grown-up daughter on your hands and her tastes have changed. What do you get for the newest version of a child you’ve known for decades? We’ve scoured the internet for presents your adult daughter will actually appreciate. From portable fireplaces and winemaking kits to fingerprint necklaces and zip line experiences, these gifts are just what you need to make your daughter happy and remind her that you really are one superhero of a parent.



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38 Best Gifts for Stepdad

Finding the best gifts for stepdad should be easy, but what do you get for the guy who already has every crafty gift and Christmas tie known to man? Time to step up your gifting game with presents that are quirky, useful, special, unique, and sometimes hilarious. From dartboards to drinkware, coffee to covfefe (you’ll understand in a minute), these stepdad gifts are everything you need to make your bonus parent happy, no matter the occasion.



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40 Best Gifts for Stepmom

Have you been scouring the internet, searching terms like “gifts for stepmom” and “gifts for stepmother” in hopes of finding something she’ll actually like and use? Picking out gifts for a bonus parent can be tricky, but this list of fully vetted suggestions has the approval of our gifting experts, which means your stepmother is all but guaranteed to adore them too.



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30 Birthday Gifts for Adult Son

You’ve watched him grow from a tiny baby into the incredible human he is today, and it’s been a wonderful journey. But as he grew out of toy trucks and squirt guns, one question loomed large: where can you find great birthday gift ideas for your adult son? Our gift-giving experts have dug deep to find a wide range of presents that feel mature without losing that all-important fun factor. From adrenaline-boosting hobbies to stylish accessories, these birthday gifts will cement your title as the best parent of all time.



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30 Best Gifts for Fifth Anniversary

You and your sweetheart have made it through five years of wedded bliss. That’s 1,825 days and 43,800 hours of love. That kind of accomplishment deserves an unforgettable surprise, don’t you think? The traditional 5th anniversary wedding gift is wood, and we’ve got some anniversary gift ideas that honor that idea plus some other suggestions that range from heartfelt to practical (and pretty much everything in between). Whether you’re buying for your better half or searching for a surprise that’ll thrill one of your favorite couples, this list is full of unique finds any happily married person wood definitely want (see what we did there?).



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Top 30 Gifts for Older Women

The best gifts for older women combine form and function to create something that’s both beautiful and useful. When you’re searching for something special for your mom, aunt, older sister, cousin, teacher, grandmother, or even your boss, it can be difficult to decide what presents fit the bill. Our list is bursting with great ideas so you can wrap up a gift that will surprise, delight, and maybe even earn you a well-deserved pat on the head.



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The Best Eco-Savvy Gift Ideas to Give (and Receive)

From preschool age, we learn about being good stewards of the Earth — not littering and helping save the honeybees. But it’s also the little choices we make everyday that add up to impact the environment. That's true for the gifts you choose (for others and treats for yourself!). These green gifts are sustainable, recycled, or just plain earth-friendly. You’ll feel good knowing you’re helping in some small way.




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