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September 17th, 2003

Steel underwear

Finding gifts for people has never been all that hard for me. I don’t exactly enjoy shopping, but I don’t mind it all that much. But I have found it becomes much more difficult when you’re trying to follow some sort of theme. Like with anniversaries, where each year is different… for instance, first is paper, second is cotton, and tenth is tin or aluminum (!). All I know is that for year three, we’re switching lists from traditional to modern.

Where do you find your gift-giving inspiration for those unique gifts?

Posted in Everyday Life

FROM: Chris
DATE: Wednesday September 17, 2003 -- 10:40:27 am
I've been following the traditional list every year. Year 11 was steel - I found these cool hand made steel candlesticks from Africa, year 12 was silk, I found silk jewelry from some artist in NM. I find the theme helps me by focusing the search a bit.

FROM: Caroline
DATE: Wednesday September 17, 2003 -- 1:35:02 pm
I am a big fan of catalog shopping. I get the weirdest catalogs that that things I have never thought of. Also, in terms of anniversaries and other themed gifts I really rely on the internet. Places like will provide gifts for themes. I use that as a starting point and either buy it from there or start searching for bargins elsewhere

FROM: Ace High
DATE: Friday September 19, 2003 -- 12:44:28 pm
To many people who are married or about to get married pay to much attention to wedding ceremonies and anniversaries and not enough to the marriage itself. I think that this is the cause of a lot of divorces.

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