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The Art of Gift Giving

The holidays are fast approaching and now starts the search for all the perfect gifts.

Gifts should be given with love and pleasure – gift giving is an art. I have always loved to give (and receive) gifts but specifically to give gifts that are special for the recipient.

In my travels over the years, when visiting other cities, I was under-whelmed by the sameness in malls from city to city. All the same chain stores with the same merchandise and nothing unique. Mostly imports with less and less being made in the USA.

I always searched for the small independent boutiques that had the rare find and supported US artists. My holiday shopping would always be done way before the holidays because I would find the perfect gifts for friends in my travels – gifts that were thoughtful and reflective of each friend’s personality. As gifts were presented and opened, it was gratifying to see the enjoyment that they brought because of the thought put into them.

When, I decided to transition into a new career, I realized that I loved to give gifts and I loved things that were creative and unique. So, I opened an eco-conscious specialty boutique that featured gifts, jewelry and wearable art that were Made in the USA, functional art made from recycled and repurposed materials. Each gift is artfully wrapped to make a great presentation.

In our fast paced, computer driven world, where people have little time to shop, I can work with you to find the perfect gift for friends, family or business associates. I will help you put some thought into each gift. Believe me, the recipient can tell when someone rushed to buy a last minute gift just because they had to. Make everyone feel special – give the gift that shows you cared.

So think of me as ecogal, your gift guru. I will save you time, effort and make you look good!


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Posted by Kathryn Longo on October 21, 2009.

Comments

  • Well done. There is no better calling than following your passion and dreams. This is a niche you can serve well. Keep us updated!

    Posted by Brad Browne on November 04, 2009
  • Congratulations!
    Thank you for sharing your passion.

    Posted by Jim Guerci on October 22, 2009
  • Kathryn,

    The ‘eco-conscious’ signature of your gifts are truly gifts that keep on giving. BRAVO!

    Posted by Steven Bellavia on October 22, 2009
  • sorry I missed meeting you and your many gifts—was working and seeing family back East and split when it snowed in CT.
    happy halloween
    melanie

    Posted by melanie Chartoff on October 22, 2009
  • Well done, ecogal.

    Posted by Edward Ayres on October 22, 2009

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