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gifts.

A taste of the neighborhood

Oil and vinaigrette from Old Town Oil
It was my mom's birthday and I didn't know what to get her. I wanted to get her something different that she would love, and that...

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Samantha Pumek
Oct 29, 2017
The best gift I've ever given was my kidney. My sister was diagnosed with renal failure and I immediately offered her one of mine....

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Amy Cowin
Oct 19, 2017

Peanut Butter, Chocolate + Ali

Reese's cups, protein bars, and Ali Brand Under Armour clothes.
Some context for the gift: A few months ago, my girlfriend and I were walking down 53rd Street in Hyde Park, and passed by the...

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Ablorde Ashigbi
Oct 04, 2017

New swag for my favorite hobby

New running shoes + a trip to the running store
This year for my birthday, my mom got me a new pair of running shoes and I'm so excited about them! Running is my favorite hobby,...

About two years ago, I had some slides my parents took in the 70s put into a digital format. On special occasions like birthdays and...

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Asma Hasan
Aug 22, 2017

The subtle art of graduation gifts

a book and a pocket notebook
My sister and I don't have much in common, but she always gets me thoughtful gifts. For graduation, she got me a leather-bound...

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Samantha Pumek
Aug 16, 2017

Preacher and Nathan for You

t-shirt and a comic book
One of my best friends' birthdays was coming up. We have a lot in common and are always talking about Marvel and shows we both...

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Samantha Pumek
Aug 16, 2017

Graduation gift for the ages

Hand-made tshirt quilt
I graduated recently and my mother gave me a quilt that was made from tshirts from my school. So personalized and sweet! Can't wait...

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Greta B
Jul 18, 2017

He can now listen to music on the go, cuz I listened to him!

Wireless earphones for my boyfriend who wanted to make his gym workout fun and entertaining
My boyfriend is not always motivated to go the gym and on multiple occasions I have heard him say, "if only I could watch something...

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Raadhika Nair
Jul 16, 2017