Guest Blog Post: “Open Me First,” in Sharon Lynne Bonin-Pratt’s exact words

Drawing of a wrapped present6 tips for heartfelt giving by writer and fellow blogger Sharon Lynne Bonin-Pratt

Sharon Bonin-Pratt's Ink Flare

The holiday dilemma: what do you get for the person who has everything?

Perhaps something goofy like slippers that sing Rock Around the Clock, or something extravagant like a set of diamond encrusted napkins rings, the kind of thing that becomes an expensive party joke. Maybe a bauble like a garden statue of lighted snowmen or a set of holiday themed coffee mugs, useless most of the year because, well, they’re holiday themed and who wants to drink coffee in July with Rudolph’s red nose stenciled on it? We can get truly original: a dozen bottles of wine with personalized labels, Humphrey Malarkey Family Reserve Chardonnay, so it looks like Uncle Humph became a boutique vintner on Christmas Eve.  Another possibility is the very exclusive Himalayan Cilantro Sea Salt Spa Scrub with Acai Crystals – imagine how much fun Great Aunt Agnes will have trying to figure out…

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9 thoughts on “Guest Blog Post: “Open Me First,” in Sharon Lynne Bonin-Pratt’s exact words

  1. michnavs December 18, 2017 / 12:27 am

    This is truely an inspiring post…glad you sharee it with us .

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    • Sharon Bonin-Pratt December 21, 2017 / 10:00 am

      Thank you for your kind comment. I feel very honored to invited to Daal’s blog as a guest re-blogger.

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  2. reocochran December 17, 2017 / 5:59 pm

    I like funny gifts and having great ideas given! Thank you, da-AL! Hope this finds you happy and well. Thank you for thinking my frost post was gorgeous. ❄

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  3. molaplume December 17, 2017 / 8:33 am

    Aha! So you asked me to write this article and then you olympycally ignore it altogether? Bah…women!

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  4. molaplume December 17, 2017 / 6:42 am

    Good morning and Happy Sunday. The post about Panettone has gone up ten minutes ago. Wakie-wakie!

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  5. Sharon Bonin-Pratt December 16, 2017 / 12:15 am

    Thank you for inviting me to visit, Daal. You have a really lovely place here. I especially like the pooches hanging around, making the place feel like home. You’re a wonderful friend to ask me over at the holidays. Happy Holidays and Happy New Year to you and all your friends. Love, Shari.

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