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25 Ideas To Pull Off The Ultimate Birthday Surprise

Whether you’re looking for a secret party idea for her, a birthday gift for him that really wows the socks off, or a tiny gesture that conveys giant wishes—it’s entirely possible to take traditional b-day tactics from ho-hum to awesome…Shake up a celebration with these 25 surprise birthday ideas!

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Elizabeth Shelley 

60 Merry Christmas Wishes and Quotes

60 Merry Christmas Wishes and Quotes

Whether you’re a bit of a Grinch, or you keep your holiday decorations up year-round, Christmas is the perfect occasion to share warm wishes with your loved ones. For many of us, that includes sending out festive Christmas cards or the annual family newsletter. And if...

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25 Fun Things to Do as a Couple

25 Fun Things to Do as a Couple

Have you and that special someone suddenly found yourselves stuck in a relationship rut? Are your evenings suddenly filled with the same old routine? Are you both in need of an incredible date night? If this sounds like you, don’t worry! Whether you’ve been together...

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20 Fun Winter Activities

20 Fun Winter Activities

For us, there’s just something so magical about the winter season.  A layer of snow blankets the streets, icicles hang from roofs, and we can’t help but cozy up to the fire with a warm cup of cocoa.  For some of you though, winter means frigid weather, wet socks, and...

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40 Incredible Things to Do on Your Birthday

40 Incredible Things to Do on Your Birthday

Remember when you were a kid? There was nothing more exciting than waking up on your birthday. Whether you celebrated with a giant piece of chocolate cake or partied it up with friends, birthdays gave us something to look forward to.  Nowadays, planning the perfect...

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10 Vegas Activities that are Perfect for the Whole Family

10 Vegas Activities that are Perfect for the Whole Family

From its world-class entertainment to neon casinos and bustling city streets, Las Vegas is one of the most famous cities on Earth. With incredible attractions around every corner, it’s not hard to find something exciting to do in Sin City. But what about activities...

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75 Fun Things to Do with Friends

75 Fun Things to Do with Friends

To put it simply: friends are amazing!  They’re our shoulders to cry on, the people we call when we succeed, and the ones who help us strive to be our very best. They are also some of our favorite people to go on adventures with! No matter the event, our friends are...

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55 Things to Do When You Feel Bored

55 Things to Do When You Feel Bored

Ever feel like time is just inching by? When boredom strikes, it can be hard to decide how to fill your time. All of your errands are done, and you just finished bingeing that new show on Netflix. If you’ve suddenly found yourself watching the minutes tick by, then...

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20 Unique and Fun Things to Do in Los Angeles

20 Unique and Fun Things to Do in Los Angeles

The City of Angels. La La Land. Tinseltown. The Big Orange. Even though Los Angeles goes by many different names, this city is one of the most recognized destinations in the world. Known for its star-studded streets, award-winning amusement parks, and warm beachy...

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55 Ways to Say Happy Birthday

55 Ways to Say Happy Birthday

Who doesn’t love a good birthday celebration? From the exciting gifts and mountains of cake to spending the day with your favorite people, birthdays are truly exciting days. They also provide the perfect opportunity to shower our loved ones with kind words and...

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17 Unique Things to Do in Vegas

17 Unique Things to Do in Vegas

When thinking about Las Vegas, images of dazzling lights and busy streets are likely to enter your mind. You can probably even hear the beeps and chimes of a brightly colored slot machine as it beckons you to try your luck. While notoriously known as the gambling...

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40 Heartfelt Anniversary Quotes and Wishes

40 Heartfelt Anniversary Quotes and Wishes

Whether you’ve been dating for a year or have been married for 25, anniversaries are momentous occasions that are definitely worth celebrating. This year, take your gifting skills to the next level and commemorate your love with one of our unforgettable experience...

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The 13 Most Haunted Cities in America

The 13 Most Haunted Cities in America

Unexplained phenomena. Screams in the dead of night. Ghostly figures wandering forgotten halls. Who doesn’t love a good ghost story? If you’re like us, then you know that there’s something so delightfully terrifying about exploring haunted sites while listening to...

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Gifts For The Dad Who Wants Nothing

Gifts For The Dad Who Wants Nothing

So, you asked your dad what he wants this year for Father’s Day. Chances are, you may have been answered with a shrug of his shoulders or the classic, “I don’t need anything” statement. Let’s face it, finding unique and thoughtful gifts for the men in our lives can...

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Why Experiences Make the Best Sentimental Gifts for Dad

Why Experiences Make the Best Sentimental Gifts for Dad

We can probably all agree that the feeling you get when you find the perfect gift for someone is unlike anything else. After days, or maybe even weeks of searching, once you find that ultimate gift, your body fills with excitement.  Whether you’re shopping for...

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Best Golf Gifts for Dad

Best Golf Gifts for Dad

For some dads, the perfect morning consists of putting on their favorite collared shirt, grabbing their lucky set of clubs, and heading out to a beautifully manicured golf course. If this sounds like your dad, then there’s no better way to show your love and...

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9 Unique Graduation Gifts That Won't Break Your Bank

9 Unique Graduation Gifts That Won't Break Your Bank

Whether you’re celebrating a high school, college, or med school graduation, you can bet that your recipient has probably spent the last few weeks cramming for exams and finishing up countless projects. All of that hard work deserves an incredible reward, don’t you...

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5 Unique and Creative Ways to Give an Experience Gift

5 Unique and Creative Ways to Give an Experience Gift

Experience gifts are so much more than your everyday, run-of-the-mill tangible gifts. They provide us with the opportunity to give our loved ones the gift of unforgettable memories instead of material objects. Sure, you could just print out your experience voucher and...

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Top 10 National Parks to Visit This Summer

Top 10 National Parks to Visit This Summer

America and its territories are home to 63 stunning and incredibly diverse national parks. From rugged mountain peaks and pine forests to underwater reefs and bright red canyons, some of the country’s most beautiful landscapes can be found in the national parks. With...

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Which Hawaiian Island Should You Visit?

Which Hawaiian Island Should You Visit?

We think it’s safe to say that the Hawaiian Islands are on just about everyone’s travel bucket lists. And if they aren’t, then they definitely should be! Enjoy turquoise waters, friendly people, delectable food, and volcanoes bursting with lava. All of this and more...

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The Best Things to Do in Boston for Your Birthday

The Best Things to Do in Boston for Your Birthday

Whether you’re turning 18 or 81, birthdays provide the perfect opportunity to celebrate something very special: you. Maybe this year you want to tick something off your bucket list, try something new, or simply spend the day pampering yourself. Whatever your...

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25 Unique Things To Do In Chicago

25 Unique Things To Do In Chicago

A diverse cultural scene unlike any other in the US, the third largest city in the country with more things to do than you could ever think possible: there’s a reason Chicago is one of America’s most visited cities. From its impressive architecture to delicious food...

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20 Things To Do In San Francisco

20 Things To Do In San Francisco

San Francisco is beautiful, historic and one of the most popular cities to visit. Notable for its landmarks like Golden Gate Bridge which earned the city its nickname of "The Golden City", there’s really a multitude of things to do. To help narrow down the search of...

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Things to do on the weekend with your boyfriend

Things to do on the weekend with your boyfriend

Stuck in a couples’ rut? When you find your date nights mainly take place on the couch and with Netflix, it’s the perfect time to mix things up and do something different. We’re talking adrenaline-fueled zipline tours, magical hot air balloon rides, a touch of...

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17 Unique Birthday Ideas in NYC That Truly Take the Cake!

17 Unique Birthday Ideas in NYC That Truly Take the Cake!

When it comes to finding unique birthday ideas in NYC as an adult, there are plenty of fun things to do in the city so nice they named it twice. There’s certainly nothing wrong with sticking to traditional festivities. But every now and then, a year rolls around...

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21 Unbeatable Ways to Spice Up Your Marriage

21 Unbeatable Ways to Spice Up Your Marriage

Relationships are wonderful, intoxicating, blissful things. But sometimes it’s necessary to look for ways to spice up your marriage. Because like all entities that experience growth and change during the course of their existence, sometimes they can hit a point of...

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