Gift Card Girlfriend Blog Archives

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 »

New Gift Card Designs for Easter, Mother’s Day and Father’s Day

When life gets a little boring, it is always fun to spice it up with new things. Normally, a new haircut, outfit, video game or movie will suffice, but what about in the gifting world? What is new  Read More »

8 Steps to Hiring Happy Employees

In his book "Breakthrough Company," Keith MacFarland says having the right people is the number one factor in determining a business's success. Having personally grown several companies, I can  Read More »

8 Ways to Save Money On A Bridal Shower

Image Credit: Sarah Parrott via photopin ccA couple of weeks ago, I sat down with the lovely and cost-conscious Alyssa at With several of her friends getting married this wedding  Read More »

Can You Buy a Gift Card with a Gift Card?

Gift Card Girlfriend answers the gift card questions you've been asking. The short answer is maybe. I have purchased a gift card with a gift card (more than once) without any problem. However, since  Read More »

Should Have Got A Gift Card Contest

Have you ever received a gift and thought to yourself, “They should have just gotten me a gift card.”? Though you appreciate whatever the thoughtful (or not-so-thoughtful) present was, a gift  Read More »

The Smile Factory

Just as Willy Wonka has his chocolate factory, here at, we have a smile factory! Though we may not be producing chocolate bars and gumdrops, we are producing something even better;  Read More »

Egg-citing Easter Gift Card Holders

"Gifting Made Easy" by Gift Card Girlfriend Easter is in three days. I just got done buying a few Easter clothes for the kids, and now it’s time to start thinking about those baskets. I know the  Read More »