perfect gift http://frendlypresents.com/ Thu, 17 Mar 2022 22:36:57 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9 https://frendlypresents.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/default1-120x120.png perfect gift http://frendlypresents.com/ 32 32 Lidl unveils budget flowers and gifts in time for Mother’s Day. https://frendlypresents.com/lidl-unveils-budget-flowers-and-gifts-in-time-for-mothers-day/ Mon, 14 Mar 2022 16:38:07 +0000 https://frendlypresents.com/lidl-unveils-budget-flowers-and-gifts-in-time-for-mothers-day/ Lidl Ireland is offering credible low prices for mums in its Mother’s Day range which will be available in stores from Monday 14th March (while supplies last). Whether you’re looking for a beautiful bouquet of flowers, a gift such as a luxury candle and diffusers with designer-inspired scents, or the perfect treats to create the […]]]>

Lidl Ireland is offering credible low prices for mums in its Mother’s Day range which will be available in stores from Monday 14th March (while supplies last). Whether you’re looking for a beautiful bouquet of flowers, a gift such as a luxury candle and diffusers with designer-inspired scents, or the perfect treats to create the perfect afternoon tea, Lidl has more for Valentine’s Day. mothers this year. With prices starting at just £3.99, you’re sure to find the perfect gift to say thank you to mum for being a mum in life.

More for the mother

Lidl’s ‘More for Mums’ range of gifts offers a selection of personalized pastel ‘Mum’ gifts, including a Mums on a Mission mini diary and pen set, a Kalma Llama squeezable llama, a mums voucher book and a #Mumlife travel mug.

#Mumlife Travel Mug

Add a themed greeting card from just €0.99 [small €0.99, medium €1.29].

For the fashionista mom, why not spoil her with a DKNY Astoria Silver Designer women’s watch at [€39.99 RRP €99.00] or a DKNY Eastside watch in rose gold for [€69.99 RRP €169.00].

DKNY Eastside rose gold watch – €69.99 (recommended retail price €169)

full bloom

Stores across the country will be in full bloom to celebrate this mum-to-be occasion, as Lidl’s beautiful More for Mother flower bouquets go on sale (from March 23). Exclusively for Lidl this Mother’s Day, mothers around the world are being celebrated with all our bouquets wrapped in our stunning new packaging featuring the word ‘Mother’ in different languages. The colorful range of top quality and affordable fresh bouquets will be on sale to suit all budgets with prices starting from just £3.99.

Flowers from just €3.99

Ideal for the little ones, the Ma Maman bouquet is perfectly priced at [€3.99]. Composed of a magnificent mix of colors and at less than 10€ the Ripple Raspberry or Blueberry & Cream Bouquet [€9.99] are going to be snapped up and for those looking to splurge, the spectacular luxe bouquet of pink and white big-headed roses is fabulously luxurious to [€39.99] and the perfect gift for your super mom Lidl’s Super Mama Orchid [€9.99].

Best Mother’s Bouquet – €29.99

Lidl’s best-selling Elegance* bouquet is as elegant as it looks for just [€14.99]. The best part is that if you buy this bouquet, Lidl is offering an exclusive Mother’s Day offer where you get 25% off any candle and diffuser gift set from the luxury collection.

Scented candle – €4.99

The Luxury Collection

Spoil mum with a gift from Lidl’s luxury collection with a range of designer-inspired scented hand washes. [€2.99], hand lotions, candles and diffusers. From just €2.99, scented self-care lotions and matching reed candles and diffusers [€4.99/£3.59] are available in a variety of flavors including lavender, citrus and herbal, pomegranate, spiced vanilla and patchouli, burnt amber and coffee, and plum and rosewood.

All Luxury Collection fragrances are available in candles and matching diffuser gift sets, meaning you can pick up the complete set of your favorite scent for less than €10 with 1,400 hours of scented bliss guaranteed.

Food & Wine

Add some sparkle to the day from just €7.99 as Lidl stores will be stocking a variety of Champagnes and Proseccos for Mother’s Day. These will include the light sparkling fresh and fruity Prosecco Treviso DOC Frizzante [€7.99]Superior Prosecco [€12.99] a dry, well-balanced sparkling wine that has lovely flavors of pear and white peach, Prosecco Spumante Rosé Millesima [€12.99] is a fabulous and beautifully presented vintage. To top it off, the offerings will include the award-winning Cava DO Brut [€11.49].

Prosecco Spumante Rosé Millesima – €12.99

Finally, for mums with a sweet tooth, why not choose a selection of sweet treats to create a delicious afternoon tea. Add to the occasion with Mother’s Day Ice Cream Cakes [€2.99] and beautiful flowery cupcakes for Mother’s Day [€2.99]. Several offers will be available on the Lidl Plus app.

Lidl’s More for Mother’s, the Mother’s Day range which will be available in stores from Monday 14th March, with new ranges added throughout the promotion (while stocks last). For more information and to see the latest in-store offers, visit www.Lidl.ie.

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Happy Valentine’s Day 2022: 5 inexpensive gifts https://frendlypresents.com/happy-valentines-day-2022-5-inexpensive-gifts/ Mon, 14 Feb 2022 08:00:00 +0000 https://frendlypresents.com/happy-valentines-day-2022-5-inexpensive-gifts/ Valentine’s Day, celebrated by lovers of all ages on February 14, is fast approaching. One of the characteristics of Valentine’s Day is that there are myriad ways to celebrate it and different cultures have developed their own traditions around it. In some parts of the world, it is also observed as an occasion to express […]]]>

Valentine’s Day, celebrated by lovers of all ages on February 14, is fast approaching.

One of the characteristics of Valentine’s Day is that there are myriad ways to celebrate it and different cultures have developed their own traditions around it. In some parts of the world, it is also observed as an occasion to express love between family members and friends, rather than just for romantic couples.

While it can be hard to find something that truly sums up your feelings for your loved one, showering them with gifts is always a great way to say “I love you.” However, most people often opt for flowers and chocolates, but they are not enough.

So to take all the stress out of choosing the perfect gift and let you enjoy this celebration of love, we’ve put together a list of V-Day gifts that balance attention and budget.

1. Love Diary

The best Valentine’s Day gifts don’t have to be the most expensive. A little love notebook won’t break the bank, but it will definitely leave a mark on her heart. Buy a journal and fill in the pages to create a personalized gift book your loved one will want to read again and again.

You can fill each page with lines that describe something you like about them. You can be as nerdy or as romantic as you want, but it’s guaranteed to be one of the most memorable gifts your partner will ever receive.

2. Wearable Fitness

Whether or not your partner is in good shape, this Valentine’s Day, give them your care in the form of a fitness accessory or a connected watch. Brands like Apple, Samsung, Fitbit, and Xiaomi offer affordable options that monitor their sleep, steps, and heart rate.

So this Valentine’s Day, surprise your partner with a fitness accessory that can help them keep tabs on what they’re doing throughout the day.

3. Instant Camera

When you’re with the person you love, every moment is special and every moment matters. There’s no better way to capture those unforgettable memories than with a Polaroid camera. Instant cameras bring that raw feeling of photography and these prints are so compact and amazing.

Drop, click, flip and voila, here is your printed moment. You can easily stick it on the wall or add it to your photo book and cherish those memories for years to come.

4. Planters

The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has completely reshaped our lives, and while it has taken us a lot of struggle, pain and time to adjust to the new normal, it has also somehow made us more aware of our environment and nature.

So, this V-Day, gift your partner with planters that will add an extra element of life to their home and transform the energy in the space.

5. Books

A good book is a better gift than candy and flowers combined, although books go very well with chocolate and wine. Even if you can’t figure out the perfect book for your partner, think about the books you’re most passionate about. Or maybe even find one that the two of you can read.

Overall, it’s the personal touch that makes a book so fantastically special and even Cupid would surely agree.

When celebrating Valentine’s Day, it’s important to understand that there are no rules. Ultimately, spending time with each other is what it’s all about and if giving a gift is part of your plans, we’ve got those options for you.

Overall, whatever you do, if you have a romantic partner, just make sure you’re on the same page to avoid disappointment. Happy Valentine day!

This story was published from a news feed with no text edits. Only the title has been changed.

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Valentine’s Day 2022: here is a list of 5 economical gifts for February 14 https://frendlypresents.com/valentines-day-2022-here-is-a-list-of-5-economical-gifts-for-february-14/ Sat, 12 Feb 2022 08:00:00 +0000 https://frendlypresents.com/valentines-day-2022-here-is-a-list-of-5-economical-gifts-for-february-14/ New Delhi, February 12: Valentine’s Day, celebrated by lovers of all ages on February 14, is fast approaching. One of the characteristics of Valentine’s Day is that there are myriad ways to celebrate it and different cultures have developed their own traditions around it. In some parts of the world, it is also observed as […]]]>

New Delhi, February 12: Valentine’s Day, celebrated by lovers of all ages on February 14, is fast approaching.

One of the characteristics of Valentine’s Day is that there are myriad ways to celebrate it and different cultures have developed their own traditions around it. In some parts of the world, it is also observed as an occasion to express love between family members and friends, rather than just for romantic couples.

While it can be hard to find something that truly sums up your feelings for your loved one, showering them with gifts is always a great way to say “I love you.” However, most people often opt for flowers and chocolates, but they are not enough.

Read also | Sunrisers Hyderabad Squad for IPL 2022: Bhuvneshwar Kumar goes to SRH for Rs 4.2 Crore at Mega Auction.

So to take all the stress out of choosing the perfect gift and let you enjoy this celebration of love, we’ve put together a list of V-Day gifts that balance attention and budget.

1. Love Diary

The best Valentine’s Day gifts don’t have to be the most expensive. A little love notebook won’t break the bank, but it will definitely leave a mark on her heart. Buy a journal and fill in the pages to create a personalized gift book your loved one will want to read again and again.

You can fill each page with lines that describe something you like about them. You can be as nerdy or as romantic as you want, but it’s guaranteed to be one of the most memorable gifts your partner will ever receive.

2. Wearable Fitness

Whether or not your partner is in good shape, this Valentine’s Day, give them your care in the form of a fitness accessory or a connected watch. Brands like Apple, Samsung, Fitbit, and Xiaomi offer affordable options that monitor their sleep, steps, and heart rate.

So this Valentine’s Day, surprise your partner with a fitness accessory that can help them keep tabs on what they’re doing throughout the day.

3. Instant Camera

When you’re with the person you love, every moment is special and every moment matters. There’s no better way to capture those unforgettable memories than with a Polaroid camera. Instant cameras bring that raw feeling of photography and these prints are so compact and amazing.

Drop, click, flip and voila, here is your printed moment. You can easily stick it on the wall or add it to your photo book and cherish those memories for years to come.

4. Planters

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has completely reshaped our lives, and while it has taken us a lot of struggle, pain, and time to adjust to the new normal, it has also somehow made us more aware of our environment and nature.

So, this V-Day, gift your partner with planters that will add an extra element of life to their home and transform the energy in the space.

5. Books

A good book is a better gift than candy and flowers combined, although books go very well with chocolate and wine. Even if you can’t figure out the perfect book for your partner, think about the books you’re most passionate about. Or maybe even find one that the two of you can read.

All in all, it’s the personal touch that makes a book so fantastically special and even Cupid would surely agree.

When celebrating Valentine’s Day, it’s important to understand that there are no rules. Ultimately, spending time with each other is what it’s all about and if giving a gift is part of your plans, we’ve got those options for you.

Overall, whatever you do, if you have a romantic partner, just make sure you’re on the same page to avoid disappointment. Happy Valentine day!

(This is an unedited and auto-generated story from syndicated newsfeed, LatestLY staff may not have edited or edited the body of the content)

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Celebrate this Valentine’s Day with budget-friendly gifts from Acer https://frendlypresents.com/celebrate-this-valentines-day-with-budget-friendly-gifts-from-acer/ Fri, 11 Feb 2022 14:26:54 +0000 https://frendlypresents.com/celebrate-this-valentines-day-with-budget-friendly-gifts-from-acer/ Previous story: Garware Hi-Tech Films Limited consolidates its position in the third quarter with stable performance despite Omicron and logistical disruptions Celebrate this Valentine’s Day with budget-friendly gifts from Acer Posted on February 11, 2022 Don’t miss the exciting Acer Online Store discounts for Valentine’s Day until February 14, 2022 Valentine’s Day is right around […]]]>
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Don’t miss the exciting Acer Online Store discounts for Valentine’s Day until February 14, 2022

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and it’s time to give your tech-savvy loved ones the perfect gift. This year, Acer has plenty of gift options for your funny little Valentine. Starting at Rs. 999, we have a wide range of products for all your gifting needs. Here are the best products you can get without breaking the bank.

Acer Nitro Gaming Headset (NHW820)

If your valentine hasn’t met gaming needs or working from home has demanded a headset for your constant meetings, the Acer Nitro gaming headset is your best bet. The lightweight, comfortable design and high quality audio seal give you a premium audio experience. The sleek black and red design of the headset comes with a flexible 6-inch boom and omnidirectional microphone and noise-canceling control. Weighing just 0.25kg and with adjustable steel sliders, the headset is light on your head and provides a snug fit during fierce gaming experiences.

Price: Rs. 999

Availability: Acer E-store (Acer Nitro Gaming Headset (NHW820))

Acer One 8 (T4-82L) tablet

The Acer One 8 tablet is equipped with a Quad Corex ARM® processor. This lightweight tablet features 2GB standard memory with expanded Micro-SD up to 128GB. The laptop is just the right size with 8 inches and a 1280×800 IPS display. such as dual stereo speakers and an 8 MP rear camera. With a battery capacity of 18.87 Wh, the tab can work for up to 7 hours.

Price: Rs. 12,690

Availability: Acer E-store (Tablet Acer One 8 (T4-82L))

Acer Extensa (EX215-31)

Acer Extensa can be the perfect gift for your valentine with Intel Pentium Quad Core. This laptop is available with latest Windows 11 topped with 4GB and 1TB hard drive. loved one’s old laptop. The laptop also comes with additional features like a multi-gesture touchpad, supporting two-finger scrolling; pinch; gestures to open Cortana, Action Center, multitasking; app commands, and more.

Price: 28499

Availability: Acer E-store (Acer Extensa (EX215-31))

Acerpure Pro Air Purifier (AP551-50W)

With the pandemic this Valentine’s Day protect your loved ones with the all new Acerpure Pro Air Purifier. With a 4-in-1 HEPA filter and four-layer protection, take control of your air quality and eliminate up to 99% of bacteria, ultra-fine dust and also eliminate viruses. This high-performance, energy-efficient air purifier is sure to keep your loved one happy and safe this love season.

Price: 16,999

Availability: Acer E-store (Acerpure Pro Air Purifier (AP551-50W))

Acer Aopen 19.5 inch LED Monitor (20CH1Q)

Has your valentine been looking for the perfect monitor to work with lately? Acer has your back. This Valentine’s Day, get your hands on the perfect monitors. This is ideal for designers, programmers, students, and writers. With a screen size of 19.5 inches, the LED monitor with HD 1366 X768 resolution can be your perfect Valentine’s Day gift.

Price: Rs. 7,899

Availability: Acer E-store (Acer Aopen 19.5 inch LED Monitor (20CH1Q))

Get these exciting products for your valentine from the Acer online store at a discounted price, especially for Valentine’s Day until February 14, 2022.


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Six Budget-Friendly Valentine’s Day Gifts – The Torch https://frendlypresents.com/six-budget-friendly-valentines-day-gifts-the-torch/ Wed, 09 Feb 2022 08:00:00 +0000 https://frendlypresents.com/six-budget-friendly-valentines-day-gifts-the-torch/ February 14 is notoriously known for its over-the-top displays of love. From marriage proposals to confessions, the air is filled with love and anticipation as people air their feelings – some for the first time. For couples new and old, the pandemic has been (and still is) a test, especially for long-distance partners. Losing loved […]]]>

February 14 is notoriously known for its over-the-top displays of love. From marriage proposals to confessions, the air is filled with love and anticipation as people air their feelings – some for the first time. For couples new and old, the pandemic has been (and still is) a test, especially for long-distance partners. Losing loved ones or being unemployed can damage relationships. Make this Valentine’s Day even more special by telling your partner how much you appreciate them and showing them how much they mean to you, without emptying your wallet! Something as simple as saying the three special words or buying them a pastry from their favorite bakery across town can make your day more precious. Check out some affordable Valentine’s Day gifts below.

Cook their favorite meal

PHOTO COURTESY / Unsplash Becca Tapert

Who doesn’t like to eat all their favorite meals in one meal? Cooking a meal for your partner is an intimate ordeal because everyone knows that the secret ingredient in every dish is love. It takes a lot of time and effort to create a dish from scratch. It won’t be easy, but having a candlelit dinner with home-cooked meals is a gift that’s hard to top. Shop for fresh ingredients at a local supermarket or farmer’s market and learn some recipes here if you need inspiration. Cut the cost by more than half with this intimate alternative!

Matching pajamas

This one is a little cheesy, but if you’re up for it, that would mean some pretty pictures to remember from this day for years to come. You can enjoy being warm and cozy while sending a romantic message of unity and togetherness. If pajamas aren’t your thing, then perhaps simply matching your partner’s aesthetic could be another way to show them (and the world) how in love you are. This may not be a common trend in America, but in Korea”couple looksare all the rage. It lets others know you’re in a relationship and screams how excited you are to be together.

Personalized card

Do you want to engrave in stone the memory of your first date? Or the day you first met? Or the day you confessed your love? Then it’s the perfect gift for your partner. A personalized map detailing where you were when it all started – a heart-shaped pin marks the special spot. Etsy features many small business owners who personalize your cards to help you engrave this day forever. Starting at just $14, you can let your partner know when and where they changed your life forever. Discover one of the maps here!

Date Bucket List

PHOTO COURTESY / Unsplash Mollie Sivaram

Maybe you haven’t been dating your partner for too long and want to make more memories together and enjoy your time together. Spontaneous outings can do the trick to keep your romance alive. Give Your Partner a Dating Bucket List delivered (Where Game). Prices start around $10! It’s packed with a ton of romantic and fun date ideas – it takes the stress out of having to plan something and instead focuses your energy on getting the job done together and real life in the moment. Whether you end up staying indoors and watching your favorite movies or going for a drive, you’ll be spending quality time with your partner, which is the best gift you can give.

love pills

Want to tell your partner how you feel but never seem to have the right words in front of them? Try these love pills. The smaller jar contains 25 capsules for $9.99. Each capsule comes with a blank sheet of paper inside so you can write down exactly how you feel and let your partner know how important they are to you. Leave one around the house/apartment for them or slip one in their pocket for them to find out of the blue and smile a little brighter that day. It’s a thoughtful gift that reminds your partner time and time again of your love.

Box of Chocolate and Flowers

PHOTO COURTESY/Unsplash Amy Shamblen

Finally, the evergreen box of chocolates and the bouquet of flowers for Valentine’s Day. Both are an extra dose of sweetness to shower your partner with. Red or pink roses are the typical solution, but if you know your partner’s favorite flower, now would be a good time to let them know you remember that detail. If you are on or near campus for Valentine’s Day, go to Bosmat flowers Where Switch to green floral design on Union Turnpike for affordable yet beautiful bouquets.

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Green gifts for all budgets in 2021 »Yale Climate Connections https://frendlypresents.com/green-gifts-for-all-budgets-in-2021-yale-climate-connections/ Thu, 02 Dec 2021 19:00:00 +0000 https://frendlypresents.com/green-gifts-for-all-budgets-in-2021-yale-climate-connections/ Hi Sara! I’m trying to find a gift for my mom for Christmas, and I love the idea of ​​giving a gift for climate action. Do you have any recommendations? Thank you for your time – Laura Hi Laura, Sure thing. Here is a list of ecological gift ideas for all budgets. A board game, […]]]>

Hi Sara!

I’m trying to find a gift for my mom for Christmas, and I love the idea of ​​giving a gift for climate action. Do you have any recommendations?

Thank you for your time

– Laura

Hi Laura,

Sure thing. Here is a list of ecological gift ideas for all budgets.

A board game, puzzle, houseplant, or other item from your local “Don’t Buy Anything” group (Price: free)

Why is it climate friendly: Manufacturing products requires consumption of energy and natural resources, so it is better for the climate to reuse the products rather than buy new ones. The Buy Nothing Project, a gift network created by two women in Washington state in 2013, encourages neighbors to freely share goods and services with each other. The project’s “Holiday Challenge” encourages participants to donate (and request) used items that can be reused as gifts. To join, download the free group app or search for a group near you on Facebook.

Another option: a treasure from your local thrift store

A “voucher” promising to help the beneficiary take climate action (Price: free)

Why it’s climate friendly: With a voucher, you are giving a gift of your time. You can promise to write letters to elected officials on behalf of the recipient, teach them about plant-based cooking, or help the recipient install weather stripping. The voucher is tailored to the recipient’s interests and your skills, making it a one-of-a-kind gift.

Renewable energy credits (Price: $)

Why they’re climate-friendly: About a quarter of carbon pollution in the United States comes from power plants that burn natural gas and coal to generate electricity. With renewable energy credits, you can offer your loved ones electricity produced from wind, solar or other renewable sources. For about $ 5 per month, your friends or family members will be entitled to call themselves “100% powered by clean electricity”.

Where to buy: through services such as Arcadia Power or other groups certified by the non-profit group Green-e

Caveat: As David Roberts explains in this Vox column, it’s not clear that renewable energy credits create incentives for additional renewable energy facilities to come online. Yet purchasing credits helps demonstrate demand for clean electrical products.

Kit Narcissus Paperwhite (Price: $)

Why they’re climate-friendly: Your friends and family will feel connected to nature even in winter when they grow these fragrant indoor flowers. To make white paper narcissus kits, purchase inexpensive light bulbs at a hardware store or garden center, salvaged glass vases or jars, and small pebbles. Recipients will place the bulbs on the pebbles inside the vases, add water, then wait four to six weeks for the flowers to emerge.

Climate disaster pack (Price: $)

Why It’s Climate Friendly: This 30-card expansion of the popular ‘Cards Against Humanity’ game is sure to get your friends talking about climate change. As I explained, most people don’t have enough conversations about the problem.

Bonus: The creator of the game is offering a discount if you live in an area that is on track to experience heat waves, hurricanes, droughts, downpours or rising seas.

Compost bucket (Price: $$)

Why it’s climate friendly: The perfect gift for the person with a green thumb. Inside landfills, decomposing food scraps release methane, a powerful heat-trapping gas. But composting turns food waste into a rich fertilizer popular with gardeners.

A book on climate solutions (Price: $$)

Why it’s climate friendly: The topic of climate change can make people sad, scared, and outraged, and so it’s important to remember that many people are working hard to fix the problem. Help your network members better understand the possible solutions with a selection from this list by Michael Svoboda, Yale Climate Connections contributor.

Bonus Recommendation: “The Nature of Oaks,” by Douglas W. Tallamy

A sweater, slippers, socks or a blanket (Price: $$)

Why it’s eco-friendly: Nestled inside a cozy fabric, your loved ones will stay warm even if they turn down the thermostat. Not only will they reduce carbon pollution, but they will save money on home heating costs, which are expected to skyrocket this winter.

A bike (Price: $$$)

Why it’s climate friendly: Transportation is the biggest source of carbon pollution in the United States. Replacing gas-guzzling car trips with a ride on two wheels can help. If you can afford it, consider an electric bike for the rider in your life. According to recent research, urban e-bike owners tend to use them as a replacement for car trips.

Readers, what other climate-friendly gifts should I add to this list? Send your suggestions to sara@yaleclimateconnections.org.

Bonus tip: To avoid creating mountains of wrapping paper waste, present your gifts in reusable paper or fabric gift bags – then, like the women in this Saturday Night Live skit, make sure they do. get used to it year after year.

Jennifer Marlon contributed.

A question about climate change? Send it to sara@yaleclimateconnections.org. Questions can be edited for length and clarity.


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Best Green Gifts: What to Buy for Sustainability-Minded People According to Lauren Singer https://frendlypresents.com/best-green-gifts-what-to-buy-for-sustainability-minded-people-according-to-lauren-singer/ https://frendlypresents.com/best-green-gifts-what-to-buy-for-sustainability-minded-people-according-to-lauren-singer/#respond Mon, 01 Nov 2021 18:00:00 +0000 https://frendlypresents.com/best-green-gifts-what-to-buy-for-sustainability-minded-people-according-to-lauren-singer/ For anyone concerned with sustainability, gifting season can be a bit of a nightmare, but that doesn’t mean it wants to be left out. There are many ways to show your appreciation for someone while being mindful of the environment. Zero waste advocate and founder of Package Free Shop, Lauren Singer, has been doing it […]]]>

For anyone concerned with sustainability, gifting season can be a bit of a nightmare, but that doesn’t mean it wants to be left out. There are many ways to show your appreciation for someone while being mindful of the environment. Zero waste advocate and founder of Package Free Shop, Lauren Singer, has been doing it for years. So we asked her for some tips on how to choose the perfect gift for anyone who takes great care to be as eco-conscious as possible.

It might sound cheesy, but what matters most is that you think about it and strive to impress them with some special detail, whether it’s material or just a gesture. To get it right, however, Singer recommends asking people what they need. “I’m not trying to change people, but I work with them to make it easy to do something good for you in a way that aligns with my values,” she says. “I’m going to tell people exactly what I want. Like, ‘Oh, I really need socks right now’ or ‘I really wanted to go to this restaurant, is there a way I could offer a gift voucher? “

To make sure your gift can positively impact both the recipient and the planet, take notes on Singer’s recommendations below.

To show creativity

“DIY is one of my favorite gifts,” Singer says. Taking the time to create something for a friend really shows how much you appreciate them. Singer recommends taking a look at the recipes she posts on her blog Trash is For Tossers or giving them a handy giveaway like The Simply Co. laundry detergent from Package Free Shop. “I’m a big fan of practical gifts because they are more likely to be used. Something like making a handmade candle or making dog treats if the person you’re gifting has a pet.

Choice of ecological products

If you choose to buy something, make sure the brand matches the person’s values. Singer points out that when it comes to clothing, making sure it’s made with natural fibers is a good place to start. However, her favorite thing to do is get some second hand gifts. “I think it’s even more thoughtful because it shows that you’ve taken the time to go somewhere and find something special for them,” she says. “If you are looking to give someone as a tech gift, Back Market’s repackaged technology is a good option.”

“If there are people who are starting their journey to sustainability, we sell zero waste boxes at Package Free. We always suggest these as a great gift as well, or a corporate gift card like Package Free.



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Christmas 2020: 6 special and economical gifts for your loved ones

Christmas is the time of plum cakes and carols, prayers and mistletoe, Santa Claus and snow. It is the time for the celebration of love and humanity. Where every year we would meet our families and friends, this year the 2020 Christmas celebrations are also going to be different due to the coronavirus pandemic. But as they say, nothing should stop you from partying and making your loved ones feel special.

Since going and meeting wouldn’t be possible this year, we have a few different gift options that you can send to the people you love.

1. Scented candles

Nothing can match the festive mood better than seasonal Christmas scent scented candles. As most of the time will be spent indoors, candles become one of the perfect choices as a Christmas gift for your loved ones.

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Nothing can match the festive mood better than seasonal Christmas scent scented candles.

2. Musical plates

This year, send Christmas gifts to your loved ones through their favorite songs. Music plaques have become one of the most popular personalized gifts. You can choose the person’s favorite song or even Christmas carols. Each time, they will play that song that will remind them of you.

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This year, send Christmas gifts to your loved ones through their favorite songs.

3. Agendas and journals

A perfect gift for people who like to organize things and plan ahead.

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A perfect gift for people who like to organize things and plan ahead.

4. Christmas cards

A conventional gift yet one of the most special ways to express how you feel about people. You can either make one or buy online. Thousands of ideas are available on the Internet to help you.

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The most special way to express how you feel for people

5. Books and bookmarks

This Christmas, send your book addicted friends their favorite books. Also add a personalized bookmark.

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This Christmas, send your book addicted friends their favorite book

6. Personalized key chains

Personalized key chains are one of the best gifts for the occasion. You can choose from hundreds of templates online or even create one yourself.

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Personalized key chains are one of the best gifts for the occasion.


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Whether you’re a conscious consumer yourself or looking for the perfect gift for your eco-conscious friend or family member, we’ve rounded up the best eco-friendly gifts for sustainable living this holiday season.

According to Stanford University, Americans throw out 25% more trash between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day than at any other time of year. Don’t become a statistic – check out our last minute eco-friendly stocking stuffer ideas, our guide to sustainable gift wrapping, and the products listed below to have a low or even zero waste holiday.


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Melissa Smith is an avid writer, scuba diver, backpacker and outdoor enthusiast. She graduated from the University of Florida with degrees in journalism and sustainability studies. Prior to joining EcoWatch, Melissa worked as editor of Scuba Diving magazine and communications manager for The Ocean Agency, a non-profit organization that is featured in the Emmy Award-winning documentary Chasing Coral.

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Gifts that also help the environment https://frendlypresents.com/gifts-that-also-help-the-environment/ https://frendlypresents.com/gifts-that-also-help-the-environment/#respond Fri, 11 Dec 2020 08:00:00 +0000 https://frendlypresents.com/gifts-that-also-help-the-environment/ I have always done my best to recycle, conserve electricity, and vote for government officials who take climate change seriously. But I didn’t understand the real gravity of the environmental decline until I watched An ocean of plastic on Netflix a few years ago. As I immediately bought reusable water bottles for myself and for […]]]>

I have always done my best to recycle, conserve electricity, and vote for government officials who take climate change seriously. But I didn’t understand the real gravity of the environmental decline until I watched An ocean of plastic on Netflix a few years ago. As I immediately bought reusable water bottles for myself and for each member of my family, my thinking changed dramatically.

Guilt over overly lenient vacation shopping is a growing sentiment. We all get dizzy when we find the perfect gift for someone, but consumerism really puts a damper on the holiday cheer, especially when you think about the amount of packaging that will be used, the number of old tech items that will be thrown out to make room for new devices, or the number of underworked workers. paid who work overtime to get you that cheap extra- outfit on Black Friday.

As the climate crisis becomes harder to ignore, many of us are wondering what we can do to help. While stopping air travel and zero waste is ideal on an individual level, it just isn’t achievable for the average person. However, gifts that have a positive impact on the environment offer a tangible way to get involved, including products made from materials already in circulation or sustainable versions of generally single-use items.

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This is not to dismiss the fact that big companies and their bad polluting habits are the root of the problem. We can’t talk about ‘sustainable purchasing’ without acknowledging that the whole idea of ​​carbon footprints was created and nurtured by BP, one of the world’s largest carbon contributors, to put the blame on the people who throw straws.

But striving to be more environmentally friendly on an individual level is always a good idea. The single-use plastic we throw away after 12 seconds will either remain in a landfill and release methane for hundreds of years, or join the 8 million tonnes of plastic dumped into the ocean each year that end up in our drinking water. and have lethal effects. on marine life.

We have not yet reached the point of no return. At the very least, this reusable straw pack could be the gift that will spark a friend’s interest in the larger sustainability movement.

Here’s what to buy at all prices.

Eco-responsible gifts under $ 25

Christmas stockings don’t have to be zero. Small items like biodegradable toothbrushes, dishwasher-safe sandwich bags, and bar soaps that skip the bottle and pump are things they’ll be using every day anyway – now they can cut back on them. plastic waste while they’re there.

Best Green Gifts Under $ 50

Raising the price expands the possibilities of gifts to things that can be tailored to the interests and habits of a specific person. Your outdoor friend will be using a solar charger, and a Bluetooth tracker made from recycled fishing nets will be a godsend for your friend who loses their phone every week.

Eco-responsible gifts under $ 100

This is where the gifts come in so nice, the person will not even realize that their gift was chosen specifically because it is environmentally friendly. Teenage girls for whom leggings are a closet staple will love a matching leisure set from Girlfriend Collective – and you’ll love it because it kept a few old water bottles out of a landfill.

Green gifts under $ 200

More and more brands are making recycled materials a crucial part of their production process without let slip style or aesthetics. A new duvet, winter coat, or backpack was probably on their list anyway – get them an eco-friendly version.

Ecological gifts over $ 200 and really attractive

The best follies are the ones you don’t have to feel guilty about. Buying a refurbished Apple Watch (or other refurbished device) gives them the big gift they wanted while giving you the satisfaction of collecting future electronic waste.


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