Special Gift Ideas for Every Occasion!

Whether you need wedding gift ideas or special gift ideas for teachers for the end of the year, our unique gift suggestion will enable you to find a personalized present for each occasion. Our site will guide you to do a bit of planning from home before you search and order the ideal gift.

However, if you plan a gift carefully then you will receive as much joy from this as the person for whom you are buying the present - and very often the price is less than what you have budget for. As a matter of fact, it could even be free. Can you imagine the joy and surprise on your grandfather's face if you present him with a mint copy of a newspaper that dates back to his birthday? To do something like this takes time and careful planning.

History of Gifts

As far back as we can trace the history of mankind we will find the concept of gifts being given or sometimes exchanged. Wikipedia defines a gift as the transfer of goods or money without the typical compensation which is associated with physical trade. This is important to understand. When you present someone with a gift there should not be the slightest expectation of reward - else it is not a gift! There is however an element of emotional reaction associated with a gift. The purpose of a gift is to make the receiver happy, which could lead to kindness or forgiveness. It may sound silly but it will help you a lot to first reflect on the meaning of "gift" before planning your gift ideas. Wikipedia is a highly recommended source! It always make me realize that I don't know everything after all!

What Makes a Gift a Special Gift Idea?

As a rule I never buy anyone a present that they want or expect. Many will differ from me on this point - but carefully consider this notion. My first gift idea is to buy them something they would never buy themselves. Secondly I try to find an element of surprise which means that you will have to do a bit of homework to find out more about the person. Where did they go to school? What are their interests or hobbies? If you can find some information about a person that is not general knowledge and then buy an associated gift you will almost always hit the mark. These are the special gifts that make memories. Is this not the greatest reward if many years later you are still remembered for the special birthday gift ideas you had?

Author Credit:
Bianca Lyon, who was born in France and now lives in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado, looks forward to spending time with her grand children as often as possible. She is proud to guide you in discovering perfect gift ideas for any occasion as learnt over many years.

Find The Right Gift Every time

Finding the right gift today has become an art. I find it offensive if the receiver of my gift is back in the store the next day to exchange the gift - but only blame myself for not doing a bit of research to come up with the perfect gift idea. It is just so - if someone gives you a gift that you really like, your hart opens to that person and a memory is born. It is our aim to open your mind to help think out of the box and come up with the perfect gift idea every time. Check back often as we will continue to update our Gift Idea web site.


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Wedding Gift Ideas

Unique wedding gift ideas that goes beyond the occasion. This section is updated regularly to bring you the hottest gift ideas.

Birthday Gift Ideas

Although gift certificates are good birthday gift ideas, they are hardly exciting and often expected. Break out of the mold and get gift ideas that will make a difference.


Gift Ideas for Men

This section includes gift ideas for the man that has everything. Forget about socks - discover gift ideas that will build lasting memories.

Gift Ideas for Friends

Planning gifts for friends is great fun. This is the category where you can think way out of the box and come up with great gift ideas.

Gift Ideas for Children

It is becoming increasingly more difficult to come up with great gift ideas for children. Everything seems to have gone electronic. Buck the trend and come up with cool and innovative gift ideas.

Gift Ideas for Women

This is the most difficult gift to buy. Women tend to try and reason why you bought this specific gift - maybe it contains a hidden message. Plan your gift ideas for women with extra care.


Romantic Gift Ideas

Love gift ideas are unique as your goal must be to convey a message of sincere love. Anything goes - we can only guide you - only you know the message in your heart.

Gift ideas for the expectant mother can either be for the mother or for her unborn baby. Personally I believe you should celebrate the mother to be - there is time for the baby later.

Specialty Gift Ideas

Gift ideas for the connoisseur or the collector or the graduate are a lot easier to plan as the message and goal is quite clear. However, stay with specialized gift ideas and avoid the gift-voucher simple way out.

Gifts For Every Occasion

Unique and special gift ideas for every occasion. We will continue to find the most trendy and unique gift ideas and continue to update our site. Please check back every time you need to plan a gift.