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Tips for Adulthood: Five Unconventional Gift Ideas


giftsOn occasional Wednesdays, I offer tips for adulthood.

As we enter the holiday season, a lot of us experience gift fatigue. Particularly for those people we buy presents for year in and year out, we are utterly stymied and in want of fresh ideas. More to the point, many of us are broke and/or beginning to sour on the idea of gifts altogether.

So this holiday season, I’ve come up with five unconventional gift ideas:

Read the rest of this post over on Better After 50

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Trends In Adulthood: Is Gift-Giving Obsolete?

Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Eid or Festivus, I’ve got news for you: gift-giving is soooo ten minutes ago.

A series of initiatives, large and small, suggest that presents – at least in the wrapped with a bow, purchased in a store variety – are rapidly going the way of the Post Office.

Today I’m over at PoliticsDaily.com talking about why I’d really prefer it if you just gave me a goat this Christmas.

Have a look

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