Couples Opt for Cash Instead of Traditional Wedding Gifts

Would you rather receive cold, hard cash instead of fine china on your wedding day? Do you desire dough instead of dining ware? You aren’t alone! Even though the “cash request” may still be taboo for many American brides and grooms, the troubled economy has aided in breaking down the ban. According to a poll [...]

How To Choose The Perfect Wedding Gift?

How to choose the perfect wedding gift?
If you were invited to a long-awaited wedding by your close relatives or the friends then certainly it would be desirable not simply to present some kitchen combine or to hand over money in an envelope but to present a gift unusual and remembered. However, in spite of the [...]

Thank-You Note Etiquette Tips

Ahandwritten note is the most personal way to say “thank you” during the holidays, whether it’s for a cashmere scarf or a Sunday dinner.
“Writing thank-you notes is an important skill, one that you should teach your children even before they can write,” says Jacqueline Whitmore, a Palm Beach, Fla.-based author and the founder of www.etiquetteexpert.com. “I can’t [...]

Nonprofit helps people give wedding gifts to others

Kendall Webb, executive director of the San Francisco-based nonprofit Justgive.org, provides people a Web-based platform to help them with charitable giving.
What is Justgive.org? I started it 10 years ago as a way for people to have access to information and an easy way to donate to nearly 1.5 million charities of their choice. You can [...]

Giving Thanks: 7 Ways To Teach Kids

The Huffington Post has an article about teaching your kids on how to be grateful. One of the things they recommend to teach your children is:
Thank You Notes: Writing thank you notes for gifts is a very literal way of teaching your children gratitude. Putting down on paper what they enjoyed about a particular [...]