Be the Star of the Occasion and Personalize Your Gifts
Car Safety for Kids and Teens
Throughout the year, there are many occasions for gift-giving and -receiving. When giving a gift for a special occasion, it's not uncommon to want something that stands out. One way to do that is to give a personalized gift. These are gifts that bear the recipient's name or that are engraved with a message, phrase, or even an image that has meaning to the recipient. Although these types of gifts are more unique than those that have not been personalized, the present itself may be any common theme or type of item. This includes items such as jewelry boxes, books, clocks, or picture frames. People may also give someone a personalized gift that is literally out of this world, such as naming a star after them. This, along with items such as telescopes, is ideal for kids or anyone who has a love of astronomy. Whether on Earth or beyond, there are countless possibilities when it comes to giving personalized presents to friends or family.
Read more about personalized gifts by reviewing any of the following links.
- Trackstar: Astronomy Links: Teachers may click on this link for a list of online astronomy lessons and activities.
- Astronomy Resources: Readers with an interest in astronomy may click on this link to access a list of astronomical organizations, amateur astronomy groups, general astronomy information, and more.
- Creating Unique Gifts for Family and Friends: This link leads to a page on Eric's Gourmet Root Beer Site that talks briefly about gift-giving. The page also includes a long list of miscellaneous links.
- Fancy Folds for Any Occasion: People who click this link can read about paper-folding as a homemade gift idea.
- Last-Minute Gifts: Last-minute shoppers who click this link will see a list of places to find last-minute gifts whether shopping at the mall or online.
- Game of Thrones is Twice as Long as the Bible: On this page, readers will find an infographic by Personal Creations on how long it takes to read some of the world's most popular books.
- Gift Guide: Cool Stuff From $10 to $200: Visit this Washington Top News page for gift ideas. Each gift idea is divided into one of four categories: $25 and under, $50 and under, $100 and under, and $200 and under.
- Holiday Helper: Nine Gifts They Won't Forget: Christmas shoppers looking for gift ideas may click this link to the WVVA website, where they may view a list of nine unforgettable gift options.
- Ten Punch Recipes for College Parties: College students who click this link will find ten punch recipes for the 21-and-over crowd.
- Great Gift Ideas for Valentines: This page on the Fox News site features an article that lists Valentine's Day gifts. Some of the gifts may be personalized specifically for the recipient.
- Five Personalized Holiday Gifts: Shoppers looking for presents for the holiday season can click this link to read about five gifts that can be personalized for their special someone.
- Valentine's Day Gifts for Women: On this page readers, will find gifts from Etsy that are ideal for Valentine's Day. The gifts are featured in a slideshow.
- Nine Ways to Display Artwork by Children: Open this link to read nine different things that parents can do with the artwork created by their children.
- Moments in a Marriage: Click open this link to the Homegrown Mom blog to read about special moments during her marriage.
- Growing Up Too Fast: First Haircuts: Parents who click this link to the Molly Sims website can read about her son's first haircut and view photos. The article also gives tips for parents who are taking their children to have their hair cut for the first time.
- Halloween Pictures With Personalized Buckets: This link opens to the Everyday Reading blog, which features pictures of the blogger's family on Halloween. In the pictures, the family is in costume with buckets from Personal Creations.
- Personalized Easter Baskets and Liners: Clicking on this link opens a page on the Decor Look Alikes website that features images and links to Easter baskets that offer personalization for free or a small fee.
- Deck the Halls With Personalized Ornaments, Boughs, and Hollies: Open this link to read a post on the Welcome to Digipxl blog about early decorating for Christmas. In the post, the author discusses ordering personalized ornaments and concerns about early decorating with young children.
- Military Heroes, Money, and Me: On this page, financial expert Ellie Kay discusses what she sees herself doing if money were no object. Her answer involves talking with military families about issues such as money and thriving when living a military lifestyle.
- Story of a Lifetime Journal: This is a post on the Fervent Reader blog in which the author discusses a Story of a Lifetime journal for his son. The author discusses the journal's appearance, number of pages, and other interesting aspects of the journal.
- Duke Personalized Products: Buy personalized gifts from Duke University at their online store. Free shipping is available for orders over $99.
- My Bambino Baby Gifts: Personalized Gifts: MyBambino.com has a store on the University of Michigan Treasurer's Office website. Baby gifts, furniture, piggy banks, and other items can be found directly on their website, which customers can reach by clicking the link in the "Personalized Gifts" area. Users with an Mcard can get a 10 percent discount.
- Mcard Discounts: Dakota's Personalized Gifts: This page provides a short history of Dakota Personalized Gifts as well as a link to where customers can get a 20 percent discount.
- Dakota's Personalized Gifts: Go here to get a coupon code for a 20 percent discount at Dakota's Personalized Gifts. They also provide a phone number for customers to call if there are any questions.
- Overly Specific Gift Giving: Givers Choose Personalized but Less-Versatile and Less-Preferred Gifts: Click this link to go to a PDF about gift-giving habits and how they relate to the needs of the recipients.
- Employee Discounts and Services: Flowers and Gifts: Michigan State University provides a list of online florists and gift stores on their human resources page. Visitors will find vendors that offer discounts of up to 20 percent as well as a coupon code.
- Jenware: Personalized clothing, glassware, and gifts for college graduates or babies are some of the things that this company advertises on their website.
- Life Income Funds Personalized Proposal Request: Open this "Giving to MIT" page to complete the personalized life income fund proposal request form. People filling out the form may request further information about charitable or deferred gift annuities or charitable remainder trusts.
- Three Steps to Better Gift Card Giving: Readers who like giving gift cards will find useful advice in this article by the University of Cincinnati. It advises giving gift cards that can be used for general purchases instead of one that is tied to a particular retailer or establishment.
- The Knox Shop: Shoppers looking for gifts and accessories can find a wide selection of gifts for that special someone at Knox College's online store. Key chains, photo frames, and business card holders are some of the gifts that are available for purchase.
- BSOM Apparel and Gifts and Personalized Medical Apparel: Visitors to the East Carolina University website can order personalized scrubs and other items at the Brody Medical Store. Some items are available for ordering online as well. There are also links to scrubs order forms in both .doc and PDF format.
- Florists/Gifts: Students, faculty, retirees, alumni, and hospital staff at the University of New Mexico can shop for gifts at discount prices from a variety of vendors on the LoboPerks website.
- Engraving: Click this link to go to Loma Linda University's custom laser engraving services page. To find out the price, customers will need to click the "Request a Quote" link on the right side. Below that are links to embroidery services, promotional items, and photo cards.
- Surprise Bags for Young Cancer Patients at UVA Children's Hospital: Visitors to the Jeffrey's Gifts Fund website at the University of Virginia can find out how to help this charity by donating surprise gift bags for juvenile cancer patients at the UVA Children's Hospital.
- Give 'em a Break! Messiah College offers answers to questions about donating gifts to their students on this frequently asked questions page. At the bottom, interested donors can also contact the director of the project via the provided email address and phone number.
- WKU Alumni Association: Clicking this link opens a page to various resources associated with the WKU Alumni Association.
- Wichita State University: View the Wichita State University website when you open this link. Visitors to the site can view stories on academics, research, innovation, and more.
- Personally Yours: Click this link to go to the website for a gift boutique for women and babies. On the right side, visitors can view a slideshow of various gifts that the shop offers. On the left side, there is a phone number and a link to an email address with which customers can contact the company.
- FT Personalized Kids' Gifts: On this page, readers will find popular keyword phrases for personalized kids' gifts.
- Personalized Bricks Make Excellent OPSU Graduation Gifts: Oklahoma Panhandle State University News features an article about personalized bricks that customers can buy.
- The N Shop: Personal Gifts: Photo frames, men's wallets, money clips, and key tags are some of the gifts that shoppers can find at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's gift shop.
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