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12 unusual gift ideas from real SoKind Registries

The question is what gifts do you really need for your house warming or baby registry? SoKind knows that your most-needed gifts don't always fit in a box. That's why they just went through the eye-crossing task of scouring a few hundred of their real-life SoKind registries, and pulled out 11 real gift ideas, perfect for your house or baby-having times…

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5 tips for creating a "judge-free" gift registry, by Thankful Registry

Raise your hand if you've ever indulged in being judgey over other people’s gift registries — It’s kind of like the equivalent of snooping inside someone’s bathroom medicine cabinet, right? That must be why conversations about gift etiquette can get so hairy. Our sponsor, Thankful Registry, are sharing five tips on how to create a wedding or baby registry that’s useful for you and should also be well-received by family and friends.

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BabyList is the all-encompassing gift registry that even the child-free will love

Look y'all, I know nothing about babies (except how they're made — OHHHHH!). But I know that when it comes to the world of baby registries, there are two main options that I've had to endure: Taking my chances and hand-picking an items in a store, or using a redeem-as-cash registry online. Our sponsor BabyList is the perfect hybrid between the two — not as frightening as going into a store, not as faceless as cash. Here's how it works, for both baby havers and baby shoppers…

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Throw this Seinfeld-inspired, shame-free Regifting Party

We've talked about what to do with gifts you don't want on Offbeat Home & Life before. One of the suggestions is to regift — that wonderfully taboo idea many of us are familiar with thanks to Seinfeld. Thanks to my extended family's incredible generosity but general cluelessness about what I want or need for Christmas, every year I find myself with a bunch of gifts that are very nice, but not quite what I want. After some conversations with friends in the same boat, I decided that regifting shouldn't be a dirty word. It should be an excuse for a party!