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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for the Mom Who Has Everything

News Flash! Mother's Day is coming up and you need to get your mom (or wife) a present! If you're like me, the first thought that comes to mind is, "What does she need?" However, I'm not sure that  Read More »

5 Tricks to Help you Remember Your Gift Cards

Ever arrived at the cash register only to realize that you forgot to bring your gift card? Don't make that mistake again. Gift Card Girlfriend shares tips on how to remember your gift cards.Gift  Read More »

5 Ways to Save Money with Gift Cards

Gift cards aren't just for giving. Gift Card Girlfriend shares five ways to use gift cards to save on the things you already credit: LotusMonger via photopin ccWhether shopping  Read More »

Recipe For A Successful Take Your Child To Work Day

Blue and orange finger-paint, waffles, juice boxes, G-shaped cookies, sprinkles (mostly on the floor), homemade flower-pots…If you haven’t guessed yet, we are describing Take Your Child  Read More »

What are Open Loop Versus Closed Loop Gift Cards?

Gift Card Girlfriend answers the gift card questions you've been asking. What's the difference between open loop and closed loop gift cards? The simple answer to this question, from a consumer  Read More »

Is Buying Gift Cards For Gas Rewards Or Fuel Points Worth It?

How many gift cards does it take to earn a free tank of gas?photo credit: Angela Leese via photopin ccJust over ten years ago, the average price for a gallon of gas was under $1.50. In March  Read More »

How We Reached 300,000 Facebook Fans in One Year

We have exciting news! is a finalist in the Communications category of the Pittsburgh Technology Council’s 2014 Design, Art + Technology Awards, an annual gala and awards  Read More »

10 Thoughtful Father’s Day Gift Cards

Image Credit: Little Low Studio via EtsyFor years, I bought my dad the same style shirt for every birthday and Father’s Day. Knit fabric, collar with a couple of buttons (maybe a zipper),  Read More »

10 Creative Mother’s Day Gift Card Ideas

Image Credit: Wild Ink Press via EtsyDragging to the parking lot shuttle after a long day at Six Flags, I shake my head in frustration. My youngest is mad because he didn’t get to ride  Read More »

The 10 Worst Valentine’s Day Gifts EVER

Earlier this year, we asked our nearly 500K Facebook Fans to share the worst Valentine's Day gift they've ever received. Not surprisingly, a big “NOTHING!” topped the list of bad love gestures.  Read More »