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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

Off-the-beaten path Chicago gift: Spices

Spice House's Chicago Ethnic Neighborhood spice kit
19 October 2017, Chicago: In May a new friend from Sweden gave me a Swedish candy bar. He was coming back to town in October. Oh,...

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Karen Kring
Oct 19, 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

Unexpected gifts are the best

Coffee mug, doughnut, card, cupcake
On my 28th birthday I showed up to the design program I just started a week ago and my teammates surprised me with a coffee mug that...

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Wojtek Konstanty
Oct 10, 2017

Blood Can't Make Us Closer

An original song written just for my parents
I always struggle on what to give my parents for any gifting occasion, be it their birthday, anniversary or a holiday. On top of...

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Zach Miller
Mar 14, 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

Beautiful inside and outside

A beauty product subscription for 6 months
This year a lot of my friends are turning 30 and I wanted to celebrate these milestones with extra special gifts!!  One of them is a...

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Raadhika Nair
Sep 16, 2017

Beauty and Function

Stainless Steel Comb from the Chicago Comb Company
The best gift I've received is a stainless steel comb from the Chicago Comb Company. It's a laser cut, hand finished comb which is...

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Shay Howe
Sep 11, 2017

Key ring for a new driver

Clarinet key ring with initial charm
My niece just turned 16 and was thrilled to get her license.  She is an avid clarinet player, so to celebrate her passing the...

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Anonymous Penguin
Sep 06, 2017
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