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(December 11, 2007 by JeZz Send DollMail )
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It’s the holiday season, and you’re ready to shop! So what do you get your friend that has everything? There is always the standard CD or gift card, but why not do something a bit different this year – find the absolute best gifts of the season.

Make it Personal

If you’re going to give gifts, why not make it a personal one? When you have a special friend, there is no better way to show how much you value that friendship than by investing time and energy in creating something unique. If you enjoy singing and writing songs, create a special song for your friend.. If you’re really brave, you might even sing it to her or record it.

If you can’t sing, but do like music, burn her a special CD or create a special play list of songs that have meaning just to the two of you. Then listen to it together and do a session of “remember when…?” Still another idea is to write her a poem about her or about your friendship. You can even write or type it formally and frame it for her along with a collage of meaningful pictures or draw something decorative by hand. If you’re artistic, create a work of art for your friend, and frame it for her. If you’re a writer, write her a letter telling her exactly how much you value her and her friendship. The options are endless.

Bake It!

There is nothing more delicious than a special holiday treat. Pedro was really on to something when he made a cake for someone special. If you want to celebrate your friendship this season, throw your best friend a party at lunch. Make her a cake and decorate it in an especially cheesy holiday manner. Then bring it to school (along with plates, forks and napkins) and let her host her very own holiday party. She gets to keep the leftovers, of course, but maybe she’ll share them with you if you’re lucky. This idea works well with cookies, fudge or brownies, but they aren’t as much fun to decorate.

Give Something Back

If you have a friend that truly has everything, why not make a donation to someone that doesn’t in her name? There are many excellent programs throughout the year, but especially at Christmas time that are seeking donations for children in low income areas. Your donation might be the only gift a child gets this holiday season, and donating in your friend’s name can make both of you feel warm and fuzzy knowing that you’re helping others.

Be Creative

If you know your friend is dying for something basic like a book or movie, go ahead and buy it for her. Wrap it up, and then get creative. Maybe you should stash it somewhere and make her hunt for it. For example, let her crush hide it in his locker. Then leave her a clue or two each time you see her until she realizes who has her gift. When she works up the courage, she’ll have to talk to her crush to get her gift. And who knows, maybe you just gave your BFF TWO terrific holiday gifts this year!


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nikkolai

29/Female
United Kingdom
Posted On: December 12, 2007
lol neat article

my friends never know what to get me because i have everything...or i can easily afford anything.

ah the joys of having jobs ^_^

lol i love christmas shopping with my friends though its the best present for me just getting to hang out with everyone

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Blondie_30

23/Female
Canada
Posted On: December 12, 2007
Yeah I know, my french teacher sucks because she like- makes funny jokes and she laughs at them and they are sooo not funny, and she treats us like we're in grade 2!!!!

grrr and we have a really boring project we have to do rihgt now.

oh yeah and her name is Mme.Zerdoumi and she wont let us call her Mme.z!!!

i took the first week of school to get it right!

oh no im not spamming now am I?
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April_J_Humphr

31/Female
WV
Posted On: December 11, 2007
I like make jewerly for my friends!!
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never_more

21/Female
Arvada, CO
Posted On: December 11, 2007
i totally get that! i'm in french too.
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never_more

21/Female
Arvada, CO
Posted On: December 11, 2007
anyway, i was planning on making cookies or something, seeing as i'm pretty much broke. curse being a young teenager! no one wants to hire you...
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Blondie_30

23/Female
Canada
Posted On: December 11, 2007
WOW im 2nd sweeet! i love this article its rele good!
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never_more

21/Female
Arvada, CO
Posted On: December 11, 2007
wow!!!! i'm first?

weird.
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