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'When we think of gift giving we like to think of the smile that the recipient will have as soon as they receive our unique gift basket. With each gift basket an everlasting impression in made in the mind and heart of the recipient.'

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Visit Long Beach, California and Enjoy all Southern California Has to Offer -
Centrally located for easy access to all Southern California attractions, Long Beach lures many vacationers each year.  Tourists are drawn to Long Beach’s dining, shopping, nightlife, beautiful scenery and parks, beaches, and of course, its mild climate.  With an average temperature of 75 degrees F, Long Beach is a great place to visit year round.

Long Beach is located in Los Angeles County, in the metro area of Los Angeles and Long Beach.  It is on the San Pedro Bay.  The population was estimated at 475,460 as of 2003.  Cities that are near Long Beach include Hawaiian Gardens, Rossmoor, Signal Hill, Seal Beach, and Lakewood.

Quick Facts about Long Beach - Long Beach was founded as a result of industry growth, which began when the Signal Hill oil field was discovered in 1921.  The area developed into a major port and naval shipyard.  During the 1990s, the local economy suffered due to the closure of the shipyard and local plant lay-offs.  In 1993, a major earthquake occurred in Long Beach and killed more than 100 people.

Long Beach has been home to several well-known people, including actor Nicolas Cage, actress and model Cameron Diaz, tennis player Billie Jean King, actress Sally Kellerman, actor Anthony Zerbe, and musician Snoop Doggy Dogg.  Several movies have been filmed in Long Beach as well, such as “A.I.  Artificial Intelligence,” “Guess Who,” “Terminator 2: Judgment Day,” and “Lethal Weapon.” Local bands who got their start in Long Beach are the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and War.

Long Beach Local Festivals -
Long Beach hosts several festivals and events each year such as the Jazz Festival in August, the Belmont Shore Sidewalk Chalk Art Contest in April, the Bulldog Beauty Contest in February, and the Queen Mary Scottish Festival and Games in February.

Things to Do in Long Beach - Long Beach offers something for everyone, from nightlife and romantic evenings out to fun activities for the entire family.

Those who love to explore the sea are sure to love the Aquarium of the Pacific (http://www.aquariumofpacific.org). It’s one of the largest aquariums in the United States and houses more than 12,500 marine animals.  Pacific Ocean marine life is featured, including angelfish, sharks, clownfish, triggerfish, and more.  Children will be amazed at the many types of fish and marine life, each having their own brilliant colors and personality!

Those wanting to relax on a cruise will want to take a ride on the Catalina Express (http://www.CatalinaExpress.com). The boat takes visitors to an island paradise in only one hour.  It offers first-class comfort and a gorgeous view!  Also for an evening out, the Queen Mary (http://www.queenmary.com), a historic ocean liner, is open to visitors with restaurants, guided tours, entertaining shows, galleries, and more.

Other places to visit while in Long Beach include the Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden, the Grand Prix, Adventures at Sea, Long Beach Museum of Art, East Village Arts District, and the Gondola Getaway.

Long Beach is a great place for romance, outdoor activity, and family fun.  Those planning a vacation to Long Beach, California USA can learn more at the Long Beach Vacation and Travel Center website.  (http://www.visitlongbeach.com/)


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The Selfish Act Of Giving by Laura Tucker

Traditional knowledge tells us the business of gift giving and receiving is built around the old adage, "It's better to give than to receive." As a society of giving people we want to make an acknowledgment to the people in our life of what the relationship means to us, but the act isn't nearly as selfless as it seems.

flower deliveryAt first thought giving a gift seems like a selfless act, but once you follow all the thoughts involved, it isn't really selfless after all. There is something you are hoping to gain from it, so it can't be completely selfless. You're doing it so that you will feel good about yourself. Seeing that look on the recipient's face, the immediate knowledge that they've been waiting for this gift or are truly surprised by it, is what we're waiting for. This becomes a gift to ourselves.

When I shop for a gift for someone I try to to find something that let's them know how I connect to them, a symbol of our relationship. This is something they can look back on and say, "Laura really knows me and appreciates the fact that we have this in common." Conversely, it's great to be on the other end and realize your friend or family member cares about you so much that they took the time to find this unique item that you both enjoy. It's a personalized gift that you know was bought just for you.

Often it doesn't even have to be a material gift; an act can mean all the same things. A friend recently had told me no one understood what she wanted on her birthday. She was always cooking dinner for everyone else on their birthday and was hoping someone would finally do it for her. She told her family that's what she wanted most. Yet everyone totally misread what she was looking for and took her out to dinner. While she had a nice dinner and enjoyed their company, it wasn't what she was looking for.

My friend was looking for someone to say I'm listening to what you want. She was looking for someone to put as much into a gift for her as she does for them. I wanted her to know that I was listening and that there was someone out there that truly understood her. I showed up on her doorstep the day of her birthday with a pan of mostaccioli, garlic bread, salad, salad dressing and a bottle of wine. She had told me eating my mostaccioli one time earlier that I could make it for her any time.

The joy on my friend's face was what I was looking and hoping for. She was excited, not that she didn't have to cook dinner for herself, but that someone was willing to make that effort for her. She was also now secure with the knowledge that there was someone out there that understood what she wanted and that truly listened. She told me later that she had told everyone she knew that I had done that for her. She wanted others to know that we were able to connect in that way.

I try to do this for all the gifts I give on Christmas, but the process can sometimes be daunting. We get so busy at that time of the year, and depending on how many people are on a gift list, finding a personalized gift for each person can be time-consuming. Usually some end up being very personalized, some just something I hope the person will enjoy.

But there's always that one gift. There's always that one gift every year I just can't wait until it is opened. This is the one gift I have found that I know will show that I understand and listen. Seeing the look from the recipient of acknowledgment of our relationship and of what I put into finding that particular item is all I need to make the gift worth every penny and every moment that was put into it.

Sure, I enjoy when the same is done for me. I enjoy knowing that someone understands and listens to me as well, but I don't get the same sense of accomplishment when the situation is in reverse. I don't get to pat myself on the back for a job well done. I don't get the validation.

What it comes down to is I'm looking to please myself when I give a great gift. I'm looking to say I set out to do this and accomplished it. I set out to find the perfect gift to show someone I understand and care. It is not at all selfless. I did it for myself in the end run. It is better to give than to receive, and that is because when giving, we're still receiving.

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WISCONSIN GIFT BASKETS DELIVERED, WI Basket Gifts and Care Package Delivery

d-sincere-condolence-gift-baskets Adorable Gift Baskets delivers gift baskets to WI for holidays and all occasions. Gift baskets themes include such occasions as birthday, get well, new baby, thank you, sympathy, housewarming, corporate and personal events and contain products such as gourmet food, fruit, coffee, tea, chocolates, snacks, cookies.

Wisconsin Gift Baskets Delivered by Adorable Gift Baskets. In these busy times, you can get side-tracked from remembering important gift giving dates in a hurry - such as your mom's birthday or your favorite aunt and uncle's 25th wedding anniversary. Perhaps you've allowed an important meeting with a client to slip up on you. You still have the time to order a professional corporate gift basket from Adorable Gift Baskets.
Do you feel rushed to find a last minute gift basket? Don't worry, Adorable Gift Baskets makes it easy and affordable to buy amazing gift baskets designed for any gift giving occasion.

Our affordable gift basket selection features the finest gourmet food gift baskets and unique gifts with generous assortments of chocolate goodies, scrumptious gourmet snack baskets, treats and refreshing fruit basket arrangements. Even if your friend or loved one is diabetic, we offer sugar-free gift baskets with fast delivery to their door. When you feel pressured to buy a gift basket in a hurry, you can still relax while browsing our vast selection of professionally designed gift baskets in the comfort of your own home or office.

Even holiday gift basket shopping will be much less hectic when you opt to have elegant holiday gift baskets delivered to your friends, clients and loved ones. With our huge selection of Christmas gift baskets you'll be able to choose from hundreds of gift items - for the old or young, male or female - we have gift basket choices for everyone on your gift list and all your gift needs.

When trying to impress a client, your business gift basket choice can make all the difference. That's why Adorable Gift Baskets offers the most exquisite corporate gift baskets delivered to clients in a timely, professional fashion. Our business gift baskets feature fine gourmet foods...everything from gourmet meat and cheese to salty pretzels, fresh baked cookies and decadent chocolate gift baskets.

For the executive that loves golfing, try our golf gift baskets designed specifically for the golf enthusiast. Our sports gift baskets include creative gift items such as golf-themed snack packages, tees, golf balls, etc. Or, for the avid coffee drinker, have one of our Starbucks gourmet coffee gift baskets delivered to their home or office. Even if you need to provide food treats for an entire office staff, you can easily opt for one or more of our large corporate gift baskets overflowing with food and gourmet snacks for everyone to enjoy.

No matter what the gift giving occasion or need, you'll be amazed at how easy it is to send upscale, professionally designed gift baskets to your recipients. Browse our many categories of baskets to find that perfect gift basket for your friend or client. Make a big difference in someones life with a kind gesture - our creative gift basket delivery service gives you access to a world of affordable gift basket choices!
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Unique birthday gift baskets and gifts to show that special someone you care.

shop-online-for-birthday-presentsDo you regularly rush around in your lunch break, desperately seeking a birthday gift? Do you just grab the first suitable birthday card that you see, because you are so short of time? If so, then the chances are that you are spending more money than you need to on birthdays. The good news is that, with a little forward planning, you can save not only money but alsotime.

Shopping for birthdays can be time-consuming and expensive. Even if you have just one birthday a month to shop for, the cost of twelve birthdays a year can add up to a fairly substantial amount. If you have children, you will have the extra cost of buying presents and cards for all of their friends. Here are some ways of saving money, as well as time, when shopping for birthdays.

Never leave birthday gift shopping until the last minute. If you are in a rush, you will buy the first suitable gift that you see and that will often be the most expensive. You may also end up buying an individual card, gift tag and a single sheet of wrapping paper, all of which add up to a high cost.

Invest in a birthday organizer so that you will always be prepared in advance for birthdays. Look out for a special birthday organizer that has daily spaces for recording birthdays, and 12 monthly pockets for storing cards and gift tags.

If you don’t want to buy a birthday organizer, you can make your own by labeling the months of the year on a 12-pocket concertina file. Write 12 monthly lists, in date order, of people’s names and birthdays. Put each list into the relevant pocket, so that you can collect birthday cards and related items in the same pocket.

Organize your birthday shopping effectively by taking out your birthday organizer at the beginning of each month and looking at the next month to see how much more you need to organize for the birthdays that month. For example, at the beginning of January, look at the February birthdays and make a list of all outstanding items. That will give you enough time to shop around for the best deals on birthday gifts and related items.

Regularly watch for cost-effective gift items throughout the year.  For example, Adorable Gift Baskets offers free ground shipping on a large selection of unique birthday gifts and birthday gifts baskets that are just perfect for birthdays.   Adorable Gift Baskets also offers money-saving discount coupons throughout the year.  Discount coupons coupled with the free ground shipping adds up to be a tremendous savings. You will find gift baskets for women filled with luxurious bath and body products, candles, books and more. A huge selection of unique gift baskets for men means that you will can find birthday gifts for dad, son, father, boss and every special man on your gift list. And, of course, those adorable gift baskets andgifts for children will win the hearts of all the little ones on your gift list.Gift baskets arrive beautifully wrapped and ready for gift giving. If you keep your eyes open and regularly visit Adorable Gift Baskets you are sure find great bargains and you will be surprised at just how many suitable birthday, and all occasion, gifts you will amass at a very low cost.

Shop in the January and Summer sales for gifts, cards, wrapping paper, ribbon, tags and any other items that you will need for birthday gifts during the rest of the year. Once you have brought your items home, file the cards and tags in your birthday organizer and store all of the gifts, wrapping paper and other items together in one place, so that you will always be able to find them quickly and easily when the next birthday comes around. If you wish, you can wrap and tag the birthday presents and write the cards in advance, so that when a birthday comes around, all you need to do is take out the relevant gift and card.

Buy in bulk if possible – Rolls of wrapping paper are much less expensive than single sheets. Buy several rolls of wrapping paper to suit each type of person for whom you buy birthday presents. For example, you could select one roll that would appeal to women, another for men, a third for small children and a fourth for older children. That way, you will always have an available supply of wrapping paper to suit each present that you give.

Try to buy birthday cards and gift tags in packs of ten or more. Not only will you pay a lot less than if you bought each one individually, but you will save time, as you will always have a birthday card or gift tag to hand.

If you follow these tips, then, not only will you never dash around in a mad panic looking for birthday gifts at the last minute, but you will save time and money and feel much calmer.  Search for the  unique gift basket gifts  now.

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