5 Great Kids Birthday Gift Ideas

If you are having a hard time deciding on what gift you will give to a kid – your child, nephew, niece or godchild on his or her birthday, then you’ve come to the right place! Surely, at the end of this article, you will be able to finally decide on what gift to share.Check out – 5 Great Kids Birthday Gift Ideas.

For kids, birthday gifts aren’t just for their entertainment or use, it is also a representation of your love and attention to them. By giving a gift that you know they will like very much, kids will surely be more motivated and happy. They begin to see that you understand their interests, that you pay attention to them. That is why always think about the gift that you will give as it can greatly benefit the kid in ways that you don’t even realize. And without further ado, here are 5 great gifts for your kid’s birthday.

1.) Books

There are still kids that love to read books!  They aren’t always “glued” to electronics – trust me.  (Ex. Harry Potter, Hunger Games, Warrior Cat series, etc.)  Getting them a fun book will be the best birthday gift. Try choosing a thought provoking book, that is also fun and enjoyable. This way, you will not just be giving them a source of happiness but also guide them into a world of imagination.

2.) Latest Game

Playing is very important for kids, it is still the most effective recreational activity to promote their positive mood and restore their motivation. As long as you can control their playing time and exposure to video games, then getting the latest game as their birthday gift will surely make them happy. (And you can probably play together!)

3.) Stylish and Trendy Clothes

One of the safest and famous birthday gifts are definitely clothes. While they may seem easy and less impactful, a very stylish and trendy set of clothes might just end up as their favorite birthday gift if you get their current tastes right. Today, kids are very easily influenced by their favorite super hero or anime characters, if you get them clothes with their favorite character on it, then they’ll definitely like it. In fact, I bet that once they see it, they will automatically wear it the next time they change clothes.

4.) Shoes

Shoes are very practical birthday gifts, it is a necessity for kids. However, you need to be very careful on what type of shoes you need to get for them. Kids also love to brag about their brand new shoes to their friends, therefore, you need to give them the style that they like. If they are a Golden State Warriors fan, then a Curry shoe must be your gift. If you give them a LeBron or Kyrie instead, then expect it to be stored on the shelf for a very long time as they will most likely never wear it. (Think of it as a prize or trophy.)

5.) Electric Scooters

  1. With the emergence of electric scooters, kids today will not tire themselves from just kicking the ground in order to gain speed in their scooters. If they like to play outdoors with their friends, then getting them an electric scooter with a low top speed will surely make their birthday the best. However, make sure that you buy the safety gear along with the electric scooter to give your kid the protection they need. You can check for the top electric scooter models at this site: https://parentsneed.com/top-5-best-electric-scooters-for-kids-under-10/

Giving Gifts That Benefit The Planet – prAna

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This season I’m focusing on finding gifts for my lovely family that will encourage growth, happiness and peace.  That could be as literal as giving a beautiful Amaryllis or interpreted metaphorically as sharing a product that is good for our environment.  I was recently introduced to a clothing line that checks all the boxes, and you too can give gifts that benefit the planet when you chose from – prAna.

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More than ever, people just like you and me are seeking ways to spread positivity in our country. One way to do that is to make sure every purchase you make and every gift you give has a positive impact on our planet.  I’ve discovered a great line of clothes that fit the bill –  prAna. The cool clothing line prAna offers organic, hemp, sustainable, and fair trade items so that consumers feel great about the things they wear and the items they give.

I decided to take my new Mariette Dress out on my recent Small Business Saturday shopping trip last weekend.

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I’m going through that “delightful” time in my life where I could break out in a sweat in the freezing cold. Argh. I was very curious how I would handle this material and, I’m very happy to report, that I felt very comfortable in this sweater dress.  Fabric consists of Organic cotton blend sweater knit, 70% Organic Cotton / 30% Acrylic.

Please check out their website – http://www.prana.com/ –  and see their cool designs.  When you find something to add to your cart do yourself a favor and save 15% off your entire order.  Use this Promo Code:  BLOGF16ANHA

When you get your new clothes share a pic!  I’d love to see what you chose!

 

(*Disclosure:  I was provided product in exchange for this review.  But honestly, I really love this clothing line!)

 



A Great Way To Save – Groupon Coupons!

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The moon belongs to everyone, the best things in life are free“, sang Frank Sinatra (among many others) and that’s fantastic!  However, it’s very hard to wrap and very difficult to fit under a Christmas tree.  And so it goes, the search for the perfect gift. If your gift-giving list is long, I’ve discovered a great way to save on everything from toys, clothing, appliances – you name it!  It’s Groupon Coupons. Do you know about this? I didn’t! I’m so happy to learn about it, particularly for this time of year. Let’s check it out!

photo: Life With Levi
photo: Life With Levi

Groupon Coupons can help ease your Thanksgiving journeys by offering great discounts on hotels and travel.  Also, there are coupons for holiday decorating and food options.  A sure-to-please gift is a lovely bouquet (you don’t have to worry if it “fits”). From You Flowers has great deals right now. This would also be a very nice gift to give to yourself!

Something that most of us don’t think of, until something falls apart, is home maintenance. This can be tricky for those that either aren’t handy with tools, don’t have access to tools or aren’t physically able to handle the heavy lifting.  Angie’s List now offers FREE membership through Groupon Coupons. You can give the gift of a “Handy Man” this season.  That’s a pretty great gift!  Click here for your deal.

Holiday shopping just got a whole lot easier and better with this find. Check out Groupon Coupons and I’m sure you’ll find something wonderful for everyone on your list.  Happy Holidays!

 

 

No Need To Pay Full Price When You Use Groupon

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There’s no reason to pay full-price for your personal care and upkeep when you use Health, Beauty & Wellness Groupons!  As a matter of fact, I found my current hairstylist through Groupon and… due to my loyalty, he has kept my rate the same.  (It helped that I’ve sent a few friends his way toowink.)

Just about every personal care service is listed at Groupon.  You can find health care providers that will help keep you well on the inside, along with professionals providing services to help you put your best face, and body, in the spotlight.

Groupon is also a great place to find gifts for those special in your life.  (We are encroaching on a major “gift giving” season therefore I recommend you search for deals so that you can spread the joy – and your money – farther.)  And once you purchase a Groupon don’t forget about it!  Most have an expiration date so how about getting a folder (I bet you can find a deal for one at Groupon) and keep your printed coupons well organized.folder

If you’ve never visited the Groupon site, don’t be afraid, it’s easy to navigate. All you do is enter your city/state and look for deals in your area.  They also provide great prices on items you can purchase on-line.  It’s a win-win!  Enjoy your shopping and be proud of yourself for saving some money with the help of Groupon.

 

Father’s Day Sale and Giveaway – Gearbest.com!

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As my children and I peruse the internet, and actual aisles, for what to gift the special man in our lives for Father’s Day we’re overwhelmed. I mean, we’ve done this… many times… for many years. Sure, we could say ‘Been there, done that. What about a nice card?’ The thing is, we really enjoy marking these occasions, we feel it’s very important to honor those in our lives that support us, help us feel safe, make us laugh and are just good people. A very special ‘Thank You’ feels great!  With that said, I’ve found a site that offers great, innovative gifts that I’m sure will create smiles as well as memories – GearBest.com . Their special sale ends June 17th!!!  Father’s Day Sale and Giveaway – Gearbest.com!

 

The GearBest.com site is fun.  Check out this video:

Also, Gearbest.com is offering a great giveaway! 3 lucky Winners have the opportunity to choose:

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GREAT Deal on Hero Arts Fancy Christmas Arts & Stamp Kit!

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What better way to spend a chilly day then getting cozy with a beverage by your side while you create Christmas themed cards, gift tags and paper ornaments.  (Can you tell I’m a Scrapbooker/Card maker?)  Check out the GREAT deal on Hero Arts Fancy Christmas Arts & Stamp kit!  It’s 70% off!  Use this kit for yourself or… what a great gift for the paper crafter in your life!

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Christmas Stamp & Paper Kit

Create memorable, meaningful cards this year! This kit includes a collection pack featuring nine 12″ x 12″ double-sided sheets of paper with 18 designs, a vintage-style sticker sheet, festive gems – all from the My Mind’s Eye Joyous collection – and even Hero Arts Fancy Christmas wood stamps. Get the materials you need to make jolly-good cards for everyone on your nice list!

Hero Arts Fancy Christmas Stamp and Paper Kit:

  • Hero Arts Wood Stamp Set (8 Fancy Christmas Stamps)
  • My Mind’s Eye Collection Pack (Joyous)
  • 9 double-sided papers
  • My Mind’s Eye Sticker Sheet (Joyous)
  • My Mind’s Eye Gems (Joyous)

What will you create with this beautiful kit?  Items made by hand are always better to receive – you feel the thought, love and attention put into every detail.  Also, you can’t beat this incredible deal!  These are stamps you can use year after year.  It’s also a great gift idea!

You can also re-purpose some stamps by covering part of the image you don’t want to ink with a piece of paper taped to the stamp.  For example, with the “Holiday Cheer” stamp you could block the word “Holiday” and focus on the word “Cheer” to go on a gift tag for a bottle of wine, or other beverage of choice.  On the stamp “Merry Christmas” you can block the word “Christmas” and make an image repeating the impression of “Merry – Merry – Merry”.   So many combinations with this Hero Arts Fancy Christmas Arts & Stamps kit.

Take advantage of this great offer!  Share your creations in the comments 🙂

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Bed Bath & Beyond Great iTunes Savings AND A Giveaway!

‘Tis the season to spread some joy with special people in your life. If you’re an organizer I’m sure you’ve started your  “Gift Giving” list.  I… well, I need to get on that! Not only do I have Christmas to shop for – both of our girls have birthdays in December.  *whew* For some people in your life there’s no problem picking out just the right present that you know they’ll love.  (My husband loves the film “The Godfather” so now he has quite the collection of dvd’s and reference books to last him several rainy days!) However, for those that are a bit tricky to choose for gift cards are a great way to go. And Bed Bath & Beyond has a great deal now on iTunes gift cards that you won’t want to pass up!

From November 1 through November 22,  2015 you can save 15% on iTunes gift cards $25, or higher, at all Bed Bath & Beyond stores.  If you have a Mastercard through Bed Bath & Beyond you can double your savings! When you use their Mastercard you receive 5 reward points for every $1 you spend on your gift card purchases.  You’ll be double dipping your savings!

With an iTunes gift card you’ll be giving the gift not only of music, but movies and TV shows can be downloaded as well!  Is there a movie you’ve been telling a friend they “just have to see”?  Is there a TV show you want your sister to catch up on so she’ll “get it” when you say ‘Totes kewl!’ ?  With this great deal from Bed Bath & Beyond an iTunes gift card is a perfect gift.

Not only do I get to share this great offer with you, I have another treat for one lucky Ann Again and again Reviews reader, a $50 Amazon e-gift card! This giveaway runs until November 22nd (just like the iTunes/Bed Bath & Beyond deal) so don’t wait.  Enter today! #iTunesBBB15

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Enter To Win Set of 3 Old Factory Candles! Made In The U.S.A.

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Enter To Win Set of 3 Old Factory Candles! Made In The U.S.A. - Ann Again and again Reviews
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There are certain items that are perfect gifts to give because A.) it’s something everybody needs.  For instance – grocery store gift cards, because eating is a necessity. Or B.) it doesn’t require knowing someones size, such as candles.  I love giving and receiving candles as gifts and recently discovered a line of candles by Old Factory – Made in the USA and sold through Amazon.  One lucky winner from Ann Again and again Reviews will win a set of 3 Old Factory candles to enjoy for themselves or give to someone special.  Good luck!

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Each candle is 2 ounces of scented soy wax that will burn for about 20 hours.  The wicks are made of cotton, so no worries of metal burning in your wick.  (Have you seen that in some candles?  If not, look closer the next time you purchase a candle.  Some companies actually have a thin piece of metal in the wicks – burning metal in your house?! Crazy.  Old Factory is clean burning cotton wicks :-> )

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Enjoy Mrs. Cavanaugh's Chocolates With Buy One Get One Free Code!

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I am so happy to share a delicious offer from Mrs. Cavanaugh’s Candies.  Buy 1 Get One Free of Mrs. Cavanaugh’s chocolates!  Perfect for the holiday season – or any time!  Find  your special savings code below.  Enjoy!

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Enjoy 20% Off at Blurb.com Through June 30th

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Enjoy 20% Off at Blurb.com Through June 30th. Create your own books with provided promo code and save! No minimum order! - Ann Again and again Reviews

Enjoy 20% Off at Blurb.com Through June 30th.  Create your own books with provided promo code and save!  No minimum order! - Ann Again and again Reviews

The easiest way, in my opinion, to create a photo book that is beautiful and professional looking is through Blurb.com. I’m able to offer a code that will save you 20% off your Blurb.com purchases with no minimum! (See below)

I’m a big Blurb fan and I love to hear the stories behind the amazing people that make their books with Blurb. Recently I came across this video profile of interior designer and Instagram star Lori Andrews. She draws her inspiration from colors, patterns, and Wonder Woman (yes, the comic book hero). In fact her mother-in-law made her a Wonder Woman costume of her own!

Check out her video below and if you’re as inspired as I am, you can make your own Instagram Photo Book book with your Instagram photos on Blurb. I have a code that will save you 20% off your Blurb.com purchases with no minimum! See below :->

Now through June 30th, Blurb is offering 20% off purchases with no minimum! This offer doesn’t last long, so act fast!

Valid: through 6/30.  Promo Code: CELEBRATIONS

Enjoy!

 

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IfOnly – Your Opportunity For Extraordinary Experiences

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IfOnly.com - Extraordinary experiences with the world's top talents - Ann Again and again Reviews

 

IfOnly – a marketplace for extraordinary experiences with the world’s top talents.  IfOnly.com has curated gifts that are not only jaw-dropping, they are gifts of the heart and surely touch on the spirit of the season – * Joy * Sharing * Caring *.  IfOnly provides selections of gifts that range from Recipes of the Month from Michelin-starred chefs, meet-and-greet with bands like Imagine Dragons and Train, staying at the private lodge of golf legend Greg Norman while enjoying outdoor activities with him as well, to having a custom-made recreation of your home – made of gingerbread! – by IfOnly’s master baker.  With all of these gifts the celebrity host shares a portion of the proceeds to a non-profit of their choice.  An amazing experience and giving all in one!

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IfOnly.com members can learn how to make an incredible dish from a Michelin-starred chef, walk the red carpet with the stars of The Dallas Buyers Club at the Rome premier, or have their tennis swing analyzed by the same coach that took Andre Agassi to greatness, it’s all possible via IfOnly. This holiday they are featuring a Michelin–starred box of caramels for $100 – it’s a fantastic gift that can’t be found anywhere else!

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A portion of the proceeds from every sale on IfOnly is directed to a non-profit of the celebrity host’s choosing. IfOnly.com creates the opportunity for connection at every level, prices on IfOnly.com range from a digital badge for $1 that you share on your social media pages to show your support for a cause, to a golf getaway with a master of the game for $200,000 and everything in between.  Perusing the site is so much fun and makes for quite a holiday wish list!  Please visit IfOnly.com and see what’s in store.

Ultimate Dining Experience And Holiday Treat With Restaurant.com Gift Card

BUNDLE UP WITH RESTAURANT.COM’S HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE

DELICIOUS IDEAS FOR EVERY BUDGET!

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At Restaurant.com, the nation’s largest dining deals site, we love surprising our diners with fun ways to save.  This holiday season, we’ve handpicked delicious dining experiences and gift ideas for every budget and compiled them into an exclusive Restaurant.com Holiday Gift Guide.  Simply pair any Restaurant.com Gift Card with one of these gift bundle ideas below for the ultimate dining experience and holiday treat:

 

1.      The Movie Buff: For the movie-quoting, obsessed friend, surprise them with two tickets to a movie on their must-see “Oscar” list and a $25 Restaurant.com Gift Card. Enjoy a night of appetizers and plot-dissecting debates! Ready to splurge? Stop at the concession stand for some candy, drinks, and a jumbo popcorn to share! Create your own >

 

2.      The Workaholic: To help someone on your list find much needed tranquility, pair a $100 Restaurant.com Gift Card with soothing bath salts, lavender mist, and a face mask to create an affordable, at-home spa treatment. Ready to splurge? Add a spa gift card and make Dinner reservations for a nice, relaxing evening post-massage. Create your own >>

 

3.      The Wine Fanatic: Bring Napa Valley to every wine lover on your list! Pair their favorite wine with decadent cheeses, crackers, and of course chocolate. Then, cleanse their palate with some late night dessert and a $25 Restaurant.com Gift Card. Ready to splurge? Instead of dessert, make it dinner and BYOB at thousands of Restaurants nearby! Create your own >>

 

4.      The Romantic: Add some romance into your holiday with a $50 Restaurant.com Gift Card, bouquet of roses, some irresistible chocolate covered strawberries, and a candlelit dinner for two. Ready to splurge? Pick up some bubbly on the way home for a classy touch. Create your own >>

 

5.      The Theatre Lover: Add some dramatic flair to the holidays with two tickets to their must-see show and end the evening with our $100 Restaurant.com Gift Card – perfect for dinner and dessert. Ready to splurge? Buy them a memento from the show and two drinks during intermission! Create your own >>

 

Sweepstakes Giveaway Details: http://thedish.restaurant.com/holiday-bundle-up-giveaway
Five (5) lucky Facebook fans will have a chance to win one of the gifts featured in our gift guide every Wednesday beginning November 20, 2013 and ending December 18, 2013

 

 

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Make Great Holiday Gifts With Picture Mall

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An ideal gift for the holidays features photos that remind you of those you love and happy times – be it a vacation, a birthday party or special family gatherings. Check out the creations you can make using Personalization Mall. With so many different items to customize with your great pictures you are sure to find the perfect holiday gifts to share, or keep for yourself.

Cell phone cases, canvas wall hangings, personalized scented glass candles – there are so many items to add your photos to you can’t go wrong!   Check out the offerings at PersonalizationMall.com