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The Difference Between Re-Gifting And Pre-Gifting

Leslie Blanchard | Posted 12.19.2016 | Fifty
Leslie Blanchard

We were headed to the Company Christmas party. I was running late, per the usual. My make-up was almost done, my outfit was on, I even had a handful of product I was about to slather into my hair, but I lacked accessories.

There Is A Fruitcake On The Moon

Diedre A. Ware | Posted 12.29.2016 | Fifty
Diedre A. Ware

According to an old French proverb, Rome was not built in a day. So, you're going to think I'm totally off the wall, but I believe that the same can ...

Re-Gifting Etiquette: How to Recycle a Gift Without Getting Caught

Jacqueline Whitmore | Posted 02.17.2015 | HuffPost Home
Jacqueline Whitmore

Is it proper to re-gift something that you don't want or need? Many years ago etiquette experts discouraged the practice. But times have changed and so have our gift-giving habits.

How to Re-Gift a Holiday Gift With Dignity and Respect

Diane Gottsman | Posted 02.26.2014 | HuffPost Home
Diane Gottsman

Before you pass along someone else's "treasure," let's review a few re-gift giving rules.

Re-gifting Dos and Don'ts

John Blumenthal | Posted 03.02.2013 | Comedy
John Blumenthal

I hate musicals, so why did I get a two-CD set of Andrea Bocelli crooning show tunes? Does my grandmother really think I will ever be caught dead wearing a hot pink V-necked sweater?

Must-Follow Re-Gifting Rules

Dana Holmes | Posted 02.13.2013 | HuffPost Home
Dana Holmes

Due to the "great recession" we have become increasingly more time crunched and more thoughtful about over-spending. It only makes sense that with these changes in our lives we have also seen a change in our philosophy toward re-gifting.

'Waste Not, Want Not' -- Talk to Your Kids About Regifting

Neale Godfrey | Posted 02.05.2013 | Parents
Neale Godfrey

For as long as people have been receiving gifts, some of those gifts have been regifted. The Magi brought the first Christmas gifts, and while everyone likes gold, I'm pretty certain the frankincense and myrrh were regifted.

The Surprising Truth About Regifting

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.03.2012 | Money

After years of struggling over what to do with all those holiday presents you never wanted in the first place, finally you have permission to regift a...

Regifting: The Gift You Keep Giving

Yvonne Durant | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Yvonne Durant

A couple of years ago, my sister Yvette gave a friend a piece of furniture, a small table. Her friend appeared to be grateful and happily took it home...

When Gifts Come with Gab

Yvonne Durant | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Yvonne Durant

"I want you to know that I went out of my house twice in the same day looking for a gift for you," said Yvette's friend as she handed my sister the pr...

'Tis The Season for Obligatory Giving

Laurenne Sala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Laurenne Sala

My boyfriend once gave me a watch for Christmas. I broke up with him. I hate watches. Boyfriends are supposed to know if their girlfriends are scared of time.

Eight White Elephants: Re-Gifting at the Holiday Office Party

Marc Hershon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Marc Hershon

A time-honored tradition in the workplace is the re-gifting of junk you no longer want, wrapped and bowed and given to another at the annual holiday party in a "white elephant" exchange.

The 12 Rules of a Well-Mannered Christmas

Jo Bryant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jo Bryant

Remember, Christmas is supposed to be a time of celebration and happiness, so don't let your manners let you down and spoil the festive fun for everyone else.