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Holiday Gift-Giving From the Heart

Published on December 4, 2012 By Syndi Seid

Gift giving should come from the heart, not out of a sense of obligation. Giving a gift—whether money or an object —is how we express how we care about someone in a special and extra way. Below I’ll discuss how to navigate the thorny waters of gift giving; whether to give a personal gift, gift […]

8 Gift-Giving Etiquette Questions

Published on December 4, 2010 By Syndi Seid

Each year, especially in December, I get calls from the media asking my opinion about gift-giving practices. Here are a few of the most often asked questions: (To preface, please keep in mind that by the very nature of the word “gift,” it is not a mandatory practice. Gift-giving is a display of how much […]

ABW Approach to Gift-Giving

Published on December 3, 2010 By Syndi Seid

Resolved to make gift giving easier and more meaningful in the future?  You can make it so, by initiating a new approach to your ongoing gift-giving practices. Wine enthusiasts I know use the term “ABC” meaning “anything but Chardonnay” or “anything but Cabernet” to indicate their broader approach to enjoying wine.  In this same context, […]