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5 Gifts for Under $5 to go with Restaurant Gift Cards

Restaurant gift cards are some of the most popular gift cards to give. I guess it’s because everyone has to eat and many people have a favorite place or two that they like to dine. As a busy mom, I appreciate any gift card that feeds the family so I don’t have to. Before you get that foodie gift card, however, remember that one of my rules for making gift cards more personal is to present the gift card with a little something extra. The small gift gives the recipient something to open and enjoy in the moment, plus a gift card for a future indulgence. To go with that theme, below are five foodie gifts you can give for under five dollars to go along with a gift card to a restaurant.Burger Ring for Burger King If the birthday girl loves a good burger, then get her a ring to drool over and pair it with a gift card to her favorite burger joint. When you go to the restaurant to pick up the gift card, ask for a clean burger box or container. You can slip both the ring and the gift   Read More »
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How Do I Use Promotional Gift Cards?

Gift Card Girlfriend answers the gift card questions you've been asking. Companies are increasingly turning to gift cards to reward loyal customers, new customers, top employees and so on. I bet you've even received a reward card recently. Though they go by different names--prepaid debit card,  Read More »

Why Use Reloadable Bank-issued Gift Cards?

Gift Card Girlfriend answers the gift card questions you've been asking. Last week, I wrote about the benefits of using store-issued reloadable gift cards from merchants such as Starbucks or Panera Bread. I explained how reload programs, when done right, enable loyal customers to swoop up rewards,  Read More »
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