Grateful versus greedy: Getting rid of the gimmes this holiday season

The holidays are upon us. Thanksgiving has come and gone in the blink of an eye. Every year Thanksgiving seems to pass more quickly, for just as soon as the last pumpkin pie dish is cleaned, plans for Black Friday shopping take over in full force. Sometimes it seems we don’t give Thanksgiving the time and credit it deserves, while we prepare and plan for Christmas weeks in advance....more

Is the Amazon Gift Converter a Threat to Civilized Living?

'Tis the season... to receive something you absolutely hate from someone who probably means well but has terrible taste. We've all had that experience; whether it be clothing the wrong size or in a regrettable style, or simply a knick-knack you would never in a million years display in your home, it happens. And now Amazon is in the news for saying it doesn't have to be that way. ...more

A good gift-giver first and foremost want the receiver to enjoy the gift. As such, a good ...more