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Here, you will find all of the gift idea posts ever shared on ‘Or so she says…’.  Any time a new gift posts is shared (which is often!), it is added here.  Everything is saved, to help you year after year!

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Gift Idea Central

There are several gift series on the blog to watch out for:

She Picks ~ 3 whole weeks of gift ideas! Starts the Monday before Thanksgiving.
My Favorite Things ~ Ladies sharing their favorites, leading up to Mother’s Day
My Husband’s Favorite Things ~ Sharing our husband’s faves, leading up to Father’s Day

Now, onto the gift idea archives…

Gag Gifts

Gag Gifts for White Elephant Parties
Gag Gifts for White Elephant Parties 2012
Gag Gifts for White Elephant Parties 2013

Neighbor Gifts

Gifts in a Jar
Silkscreened Snowflake Mug and Poem
Candles in Vintage Containers
Nutty Craisin Chew
Homemade Fortune Cookies
Caramel Popcorn
My Favorite Sugar Cookies
Raspberry Jam Rounds
Chocolate Turtle Cookies
Plate Pedestal Tutorial
Cupcakes in a Jar
DIY Popcorn Bowl

Teacher Gifts

Gift Ideas for Teachers 2014
Gifts in a Jar
End of the Year Teacher Gifts
Teacher Appreciation Gifts
Vintage Ruler Framed Chalkboard

Printed Fabric Teacher Gift

Gifts for Grandparents

Homemade Stepping Stones

Gifts for Families

Gifts for Families
Gift Ideas for Families 2012
Gift Ideas for Families 2013
Gifts for Families 2014
Gifts for the Whole Family (or someone else’s family)
100 Great Family Movies
Creative Ways to Give a Family Vacation
Recording Family History Through Pictures
Great Documentaries for Kids

Gifts for Girls (ages 7 to 12)

Gift Ideas for 7 Year Old Girl

Gifts for Girls (ages 3 to 6)

Gifts for Girls (ages 3 to 6) – 2011
Gifts for Girls (ages 3 to 6) – 2012
Gifts for Girls (ages 3 to 6) – 2013
Gifts for Girls (ages 3 to 6) – 2014
Gift Ideas: 5 Year Old Girl
Gift Ideas: 4 Year Old Girl
Gift Ideas: 4 Year Old Girl (Round 2)
Gift Ideas: 3 Year Old Girl
MORE Gift Ideas: 3 Year Old Girl
MORE Gift Ideas: 5 Year Old Girl
Gifts for 5 Year Old Girl
Gift Ideas: 6 Year Old Girl
MORE Gift Ideas: 6 Year Old Girl
American Girl Doll Shopping Guide
Butterfly or Fairy Wings Tutorial
How to Make a TuTu
Fabric Flower Hair Bow Tutorial
Felt Flower Hair Clip Tutorial
Personalized Books on CD
Balloon Flip Flops
Craft Projects in a Bag
Dollhouse Remodel
Starting a Hope Chest for Your Daughter

Gifts for Women

Christmas Gifts for Women 2012
Christmas Gifts for Women 2011
Gifts for Women 2013
Gifts for Women 2014
Mother’s Day Gift Ideas
MORE Mother’s Day Gift Ideas
Mother’s Day Gift Ideas 2015
Things YOU Want for Christmas
Great Gift for the Crafty Gal (or Wann-Be)
My Moms Favorite Things
My Favorite Things (she: Becky)
My Favorite Things (she: Kate)
My Favorite Things (she: Holly)
Gift Ideas for New Moms
Handmade Foot Soak
Recipes for a Blissful Bath
Fabric Board Jewelry Organizer Tutorial
Anthropologie Knock-Off Recipe Book
Favorite Romantic Books
My Favorite Things (she: Kelly)
My Favorite Things (she: Breanne)
My Favorite Things (she: Nichole)
A Few of My Favorite Things
My Favorite Things (she: Jen)
My Favorite Things (she: Jessica)
DIY Silk Floral Arrangement
My Favorite Inexpensive Beauty Products
My Favorite Things (she: Amy)
My Favorite Things (she: Katie)
My Favorite Things (she: Liz)
My Favorite Things (she: Taralyn)
My Favorite Things ~ Mother’s Day Gift Ideas 2013
Flower Glass Vase Cover
Mariel’s Summer Picks 2013
Favorite Things Giveaway ~ Great Gift Ideas for Women!
My Favorite Clothing Splurge ~ fun gift for women!

Gifts for Boys (ages 7 to 12)

Gifts for Boys (ages 7 and up) – 2011
Gifts for Boys (ages 7 and up) – 2012
Gifts for Boys (ages 7 and up) – 2013
Gifts for Boys (ages 7 to 12) – 2014
Gift Ideas: 7 Year Old Boy
Gift Ideas: 8 Year Old Boy
MORE Gift Ideas: 8 Year Old Boy
Gift Ideas: 9 Year Old Boy
Gift Ideas: 9 Year Old Boy
Gift Ideas: 10 Year Old Boy
Gift Ideas: 11 Year Old Boy
Marshmallow Gun TutorialGift Ideas: 12 Year Old BoyGift Ideas: 13 Year Old Boy

Gifts for Boys (ages 3 to 6)

Gifts for Boys (ages 3 to 6) – 2011
Gifts for Boys (ages 3 to 6) – 2012
Gifts for Boys (ages 3 to ) – 2013
Gifts for Boys (ages 3 to 6) – 2014
Gift Ideas: 5 Year Old Boy
Gift Ideas: 6 Year Old Boy
Giant Scrap-Fabric Snake Tutorial
Monster Doll Tutorial
Foam Swords Tutorial
Personalized Books on CD

Gifts for Men

Gift Ideas for Men (Facebook Style!)

Last Minute Father’s Day Gift Ideas
My Husband’s Favorites (Misty)
My Husband’s Favorites (Kelsey)
My Husband’s Favorites (Angela)
My Husband’s Favorites (Sharon)
My Husband’s Favorite Things (Annalece)
My Husband’s Favorite Things (Beth)
My Husband’s Favorite Things (Heather)
My Husband’s Favorite Things (Kathleen)
Wedding Anniversary Gift Ideas

My Husband’s Favorite Things 2015 (Mariah)
15 Favorite Books for Men

Gifts for Teenagers

Gift Ideas for Teenagers 2012
Gift Ideas for Teenagers 2013
Gift Ideas for Teenagers 2014
10 Great Books to Get Those Teens Reading

Gift Ideas for 13 Year Old Boys

Gifts for Babies and Toddlers

MORE Gift Ideas for 1 Year Old Boy or Girl
Gift Ideas: 2 Year Old Boy
MORE Gift Ideas: 2 Year Old Boy
Gift Ideas: 2 Year Old Girl
Crinkly Owl Tutorial

Gift Ideas for One Year Old Boy or Girl

 

Stocking Stuffers

Stocking Stuffers for the Whole Family – 2012
Stocking Stuffers for the Whole Family 2013
Stocking Stuffers for the Whole Family 2014
Stocking Stuffers for the Whole Family, Round 2
Last Minute Stocking Stuffer Ideas
Stocking Stuffers for the Whole Family

Gifts for Pets –

Top Rated Products for Dogs

Easter Baskets and Stuffers

Easter Basket and Egg Stuffers
Easter Basket and Egg Stuffers, Round 2
The Best Rated Kites for Kids

Educational Products –

Great Documentaries for Kids
Favorite Educational Products for Kids
5 Fun Collections for Kids
Nature DVDs and Products for Kids
Geography Products for Kids
Favorite Educational Products for Kids, Round 2
Educational Bingo the Kids LOVE!

Children’s Books

Great Books for Kids
100 Great Books for Summer Reading
Great Books for Boys
Confidence Building Books for Girls
Summer Reading for Kids
Quiet Time Activities for Kids
More Quiet Time Activities for Kids
Children’s Books for Valentine’s Gifts
Favorite Books for Older Kids
100 Great Books for Older Kids, ages 6 to 14

30 Books to Read Out Loud to Older Kids
20 Must Read Christmas Books for Kids

Books

Five Books I Loved Reading
My Favorite Books
10 Books Teens Would Love
Summer Reading ~ Some of My Favorite Books!
Favorite Romance Books (non-trashy)
Favorite Book Club Reads
15 Favorite Books (contributor suggestions)
15 Favorite Books for Men

Mariel

Mariel

Owner & Author at Or so she says...
Mariel (mahr-eeee-elle) is a mother to six, wife to one. Loves homeschooling, golfing, cupcakes, traveling, cuddling, non-fiction books, gardening, James Taylor, and family time. This is her blog. Enjoy!
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23 Comments On This Topic
  1. Mstaker
    3 years ago

    Awesome!  Thanks for putting it all in one place.  So many great ideas.

    • orsoshesays
      3 years ago

      You’re SO welcome!

  2. Puppydogk
    3 years ago

    You should add graduation to the mix!

    • orsoshesays
      3 years ago

      Good idea! I’ll start thinking.

  3. Summer
    3 years ago

    Wow – what a fantastic collection of ideas. Thanks!

  4. kristiina ^..^
    3 years ago

    Wow! Great list!

  5. Our 2012 Father's Day Competition ~ – Or so she says…
    3 years ago

    […] looking for gift ideas for Father’s Day??  Here ya go…(taken from Gift Idea Central, where you’ll find gift ideas for […]

  6. Lindsay
    3 years ago

    Sooooo many broken links. :(

    • Mariel
      3 years ago

      Thanks for pointing that out, Lindsay! Thy should be all fixed now.

  7. Amber K.
    3 years ago

    These are such GREAT ideas.

  8. Amber K.
    3 years ago

    I would love the American Girl Doll for my Daughter.

  9. Tina
    3 years ago

    What a great resource – thank you

  10. Jennifer
    3 years ago

    Thank you for these great ideas! I pinned it! PS- My daughter LOVES American Girl Dolls!

  11. Sheila N
    3 years ago

    Oh my life of gift giving is complete. Thank you for making gift giving so much fun and knowing that all my receivers will be happy, happy, happy am I.
    Oh you are an awesome possum as my grandkids say 😉

  12. Janlyn
    3 years ago

    Thank you for sharing your wonderful ideas!

  13. Terressa T.
    3 years ago

    this is a fabulous list. thank you!

  14. Elizabeth
    3 years ago

    I shared it on facebook! :)

  15. Lindsay Richhart
    3 years ago

    I shared it on facebook

  16. Laura H
    3 years ago

    shared on FB

  17. Susan B
    3 years ago

    What a SPECTACULAR list! I’ve definitely filled in some spots on my gift list–thank you!

    Liked and shared on FB!

  18. Taryn Walls
    3 years ago

    Great ideas! Thank you.

  19. Rachel
    3 years ago

    Wow! This is an amazing resource! I especially love the gifts for men links since my husband is so hard to shop for!

  20. cool 10th 50th anniversary gifts for couples
    3 years ago

    cool 10th 50th anniversary gifts for couples

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