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The Ultimate Guide to Newborn Gifts and New Parents

Who doesn’t love a baby, with their those tiny fingers and toes; the sweet scent of cotton soft heads and warm breaths curling into your neck – not to mention all the adorable miniature newborn gifts! There is something magical about holding a new life in your arms. We commemorate it as a monumental moment in our lives. A new beginning we cannot wait to celebrate. We shower babies and their parents with gifts and wishes for a bright future to share in their joy. 

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The act of gift-giving is a fundamental behavior that dates beyond the existence of humanity. Long before humans walked the earth, animals have been giving gifts in exchange for potential mating, receiving favors, and also to welcome new arrivals to the pack. However, the way we view and take part in gift-giving in the modern-day only really began in the 19th century, when technological evolution made it easier to give a wider range of gifts. While cavemen gave gifts of teeth and stones, we twenty-first-century humans know the best gifts for new parents are those that make their lives a little easier. This is traditionally done at a baby shower. 

Unwrapping Switzerland – Guide to Gift Traditions in Switzerland

Switzerland is a beautiful country, with so much to see, experience, and explore. Whether you’re visiting this remarkable country, or know someone who lives there, knowing all about Switzerland and its many customs and traditions is something we highly recommend you look into. That’s why we’ve decided to write this guide to celebrate the beautiful Swiss people, and to share gift traditions in Switzerland with you! 

Having been to Switzerland myself, I can tell you that this country was one of my absolute favorites to visit. I was lucky to have been there during the Christmas holidays and I’ve got to tell you, folks, I have never seen anything like it before! The beauty and customs I had the privilege of experiencing is something that I will never forget. Join me as I go through some of Switzerland’s most popular holidays, and how you can surprise and spoil your loved ones living there all year round. 

Gift Baskets Overseas and Climate Action: What We Do in Partnership with Rainforest Trust and Beyond

With current shift of corporate focus to sustainability and environmental action, we often hear from our enterprise customers that they need to make sure their gift programs comply. So, Gift Baskets Overseas and climate action. What are we doing here in order to make sure that your gifts are delivered responsibly and don’t harm the environment?

Gift Baskets Overseas and Climate Action

Our Favorite Dads & Our Top Father’s Day Gifts for Them

Fathers Day is just around the corner, and it’s time to break out the grills, white socks & sandals, and the dad jokes! We’re kidding, of course; none of those items really go out of style when it comes to the dads in our life! Our fathers are the backbone of the family. Having this special day for him is a fantastic way to say thank you for everything he’s done. So, grab a beer, and sit back with that special pops in your life! Let’s look at the history behind this incredible day, ways YOU can say thank you with our top Father’s Day gifts, and some of our favorite Dad’s throughout history!

Celebrating Mother’s Day Around the Globe

Mom, Mother, Mama, Okaasan, Madre, Moeder. There are so many different words for this incredible woman. Every year, almost every country sets aside one specific day to honor mothers and motherhood, and while the date itself may not be the same country to country, they all hold the same significance. Besides the differing date, each country has different traditions to spoil this beautiful woman in our lives and hearts. Let’s take a look at the history of Mother’s Day around the globe. Plus, we’ll discuss how you can celebrate your own mother, and how many others, just like you, spoil their mom this upcoming Mother’s Day. 

Celebrating Women’s Day in Russia & How It’s Changing

The fight for justice is global, but today we’re going to look at it through the lens of Women’s Day in Russia. Throughout history, all over the world, we as humans (and most especially women) have stood up for what we believe in. The struggle for equity, equality, and recognition is a constant uphill battle and one we still fight to this day. In this article we’ll look at one of the most iconic protests in history. We want to show you how we came together for the greater good, starting in Russia, one of International Women’s Day’s birthplaces

Women’s Day has grown over the last century, but sadly, not as much as you would think. Many countries that heavily celebrate it, are countries affiliated with the Russian regime, including the Warsaw Pact Countries, Afghanistan, and some parts of South America. Recently, the #MeToo movement of the 2000’s inspired a new generation and put them at the forefront of this holiday all over the world. 

7 Halloween Tips for 2020

The whole of 2020 hasn’t been what anyone expected. As we slide into fall, we’re still feeling the impact of COVID 19 around the world and wondering: will things go back to normal? While no one quite has the answers to when that will happen, there has been a beautiful outpouring of ideas to make this new normal more fun. Halloween is no exception. Halloween lovers worldwide have cried out that they will not let Halloween go, and the spooky celebrations must continue. But how? This largely depends on where you are in the world and how recovered your area is from COVID 19. Below you’ll find our Halloween Tips for navigating the spookiest holiday this year, with a lot more treats and a few less tricks. Let’s be honest; the spook factor has already been off the charts this year!

A Look at Rosh Hashanah In Israel

As summer ends,, the months ahead are made majestic not just by the changing of the seasons, but also by the dizzying holiday array stretched out before us. From now until March, it feels like we’re slipping from one holiday to the next, and it’s easy to get lost! Thankfully, we’ve got tons of great information to get you buzzed about the next holiday. Now, we want you to be excited about Rosh Hashanah in Israel. If you had to try that name a few times, I don’t blame you. It coats the tongue like honey and leaves you wondering if there’s magic in the words. So what is Rosh Hashanah? How do people celebrate Rosh Hashanah in Israel? Why should you take notice?

Vesak Day in Singapore – Celebrating Buddha’s Birthday

There are many Buddist holidays throughout the year, but Vesak Day in Singapore is one of the most important. The holy festival also known as Buddha’s Birthday brings diverse people from all over the world to celebrate. Vesak Day commemorates the highlights in Siddhartha Gautama’s life, celebrating his greatest teachings and spiritual leadership . Accompanied by beautiful rituals, Vesak Day memorializes three major events in the life of Gautama. First, his birth, then his enlightenment and nirvana, and finally his passing. Each event includes stunning ceremonial rituals. Let’s take a deeper look at Vesak Day in Singapore.

Vesak Day Celebration in Singapore

Unwrapping Islam’s Biggest Holiday – A Look Inside Celebrating Ramadan

Soon, Muslims around the world Muslims will be celebrating Ramadan. This year, 20202, it falls from sundown April 23rd until the evening of May 23rd. Many people who don’t celebrate it recognize this month-long holiday as a month of fasting. But Ramadan is so much more than that, it is a sacred month to Muslims with a long and rich history of celebrations, many unique to their regions. Ramadan sweet treats