Archive for 'Ask The Gift Guru'

What is the worst gift you’ve ever given?

Guru, What is the worst gift you’ve ever given: Why did you give it? Well aren’t’ we noisy, loll. When I read this question I debated about answering it, but one year I didn’t have a ton of money so I went with a really cliché picture frame gift and some cookies. It was corny […]

Guru, Oh Guru…

Guru, My dad is an older guy and he doesn’t really seem to have a ton of hobbies or interests. I don’t know him very well to be honest, obviously and I need a great holiday gift idea for him. What can I do? Confused,  The best thing you can do for a father that […]

Papa can you hear me?

question: My father and I have never been close but it is his 60th birthday and I want to get him something nice, what do you suggest? Answer: A nice engraved money clip is a great gift for those people who are not entirely that close to you, father or not. A zippo lighter works […]

Questions and Answers

My best friend and I have the same birthday. This year she decided we should do a joint party, which sounds cool and everything but because we have the same friends I’m worried people are going to be strapped for money and will be weird about attending when they have to buy two gifts. What […]

The Power of Suggestion

Question: My boyfriend has bee hinting around that he’d like to get a gaming system. Our anniversary is coming up really soon. We’ve been together for 3 years. Is he mentioning because he wants me to buy it or is it something he is just saying for the sake of it? Answer: As a woman […]

Dear Guru, oh Guru

Guru, I went on about 5 dates with a guy, and he seems nice enough but I don’t know him all that well. It was my birthday last week and he sent me flowers, which I thought was really sweet, but then he also turned around a few days ago and gave me a “belated” […]


Question: I’m single and I’ve been a bridesmaid 9 times. I always feel like I need to give a bigger gift because of it, but I was asked to do it again and I can’t afford a big showing.. What should I do? Answer: I hate to be the barer of bad news, but you […]

What Say You, Oh Guru?

I had a couple questions this week that I Knew Deserved the proper time and attention to answer. Question: My husband and I have been married for 3 years. Every year we get each other a gift for our anniversary to go with a nice evening out. This year apparently a gift wasn’t in the […]

My New Best Friend….

My new best friend is my netbook. It is pretty and shiny and fabulous, so when I headed out to best buy to return some gifts I didn’t really care for i decided to go with a little something to help my netbook feel more at home. Nothing massive. A bluetooth mouse and a nice […]

Money Troubles.

I got a couple of questions regarding money issues recently. So here they are! Question: My boyfriend’s birthday is coming up and I wanted to get him a good gift, but money is really tight. What could I get him that looks expensive but won’t cost me a ton of money? Answer: There really is […]

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