Gift Card Girlfriend Blog Archives

9 Ways to Make Gift Cards More Personal

Forget what you know about gift cards. Follow this checklist to add a personal touch to the gift cards you give.If you've been following Gift Card Girlfriend on the Facebook Page  Read More »

DIY Mother’s Day Gifts from Kids of All Ages

Since moms are often the ones helping kids make homemade presents for birthdays and holidays throughout the year, Mother's Day can be challenging. How do you surprise mom without involving her in the  Read More »

How Do Gift Cards Work & Businesses Make Money On Them?

photo credit: quinn.anya via photopin ccEver looked at a gift card and thought, “If I’m paying $25 for this gift card, and it’s worth $25, how is this business making any money?”  Read More »

Most Popular Gift Ideas for Teacher Appreciation Week

Image credit: Amy Miller Designs My sister is a school teacher, and every year, her husband looks forward to the influx of gift cards she receives during Teacher Appreciation Week. Though she  Read More »

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 »