7 Best Tips for Gift Giving Etiquette

Gift Giving Etiquette

Gift giving is a great way to show appreciation and to acknowledge someone’s accomplishments. It’s also a great way to connect with others and create meaningful relationships. However, there are certain etiquette rules that should be followed when it comes to gift giving. Knowing the right gift giving etiquette can help you make the right impression and show your appreciation in the best way possible.

Gift giving etiquette (affiliate link) can be thought of as a guide. Acceptable etiquette is usually based on a set of rules and suggestions that can help you choose and present gifts in a respectful and appropriate way.

What exactly equates to gift giving etiquette can vary dramatically, depending on the culture, occasion and relationship. For example, a retirment gift would be dramatically different to a graduation gift. It can also have a lot to do with the personal preferences of both giver and receiver.

Regardless of variations in what is considered appropriate gift giving, there are a number of, dare I say rules to follow that can work in our favour. Therefore, you might find the following gift giving etiquette tips very useful.

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What is the Difference Between Perfume and Cologne?

Perfume and Cologne

When shopping for a new scent, do you find yourself confused about whether to buy a perfume or a cologne? Well let’s address that confusion and examine the difference between perfume and cologne?

Each of these scents can create a beautiful fragrance for the wearer. So, where does the difference lie? Let’s see.

Perfume and Cologne – Which for You?

Because perfume (Eau de Parfum) tends to be stronger than cologne, you can expect it to be longer lasting after it is applied to the skin. For that reason, a perfume can be more suitable for that special evening. Also, because perfume is the more concentrated of the two, you’ll find that you can get away with applying less of it.

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When Was Tie Dye Invented?

Tie Dye

Tie dye, the art of dyeing fabric with whatever you’ve got on hand after tying it into a knot, is more than just a fun way to spend your afternoon. It’s also the coolest history lesson you could ever ask for! Tying into a knot is just one of the methods used; the patterns that we identify with tie dye were and are achieved with a number of processes such as folding or scrunching the material before securing with some kind of band or string.

But do you know when tie dye first appeared?

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Why Set Goals When Retired? 3 Compelling Reasons

Goal Setting

We have a wide circle of friends. Some retired last year, some have been retired for quite a while now and others are wannabe retirees. Among those who are now living the retired lifestyle, by far the happiest appear to be those who set goals on a regular basis. They are always working towards an interesting goal that they wish to achieve.

Living into the day can be enjoyable when you are on holiday. But, in my opinion, it doesn’t stack up day in and day out when you are back home.

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Start a House Flipping Business Buying and Flipping Houses

House Flipping - photo by Pavel Danilyuk

A friend of ours recently did quite well out of a real estate investment. She bought a house with potential. After a lot of value-added work, she was able to sell it for a profit. However, there was quite a length of time between buying and selling. House flipping, the kind of real estate investment strategy discussed in this article, usually has a shorter turnaround time.

In case you are new to house flipping, let’s look at a definition:

House flipping typically refers to buyers who purchase distressed properties, fix them up, and then resell them for a profit.

Jamie Johnson – How To Flip A House: A Starting Guide | Rocket Mortgage

In the following guest article, written by Amy, you can find some very useful tips on house flipping. These ideas can help you decide if it is an investment strategy that appeals to you. It should be noted that real estate regulations and fees vary between countries. The following might not be applicable to the laws in your country. Stamp Duty taxes, for example, can influence your decisions.

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