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Top 5 Sites to Kickstart Your Self Improvement Month

September 10th, 2014

Self Improvement MonthSeptember is a time of year where the days get chillier and the trees change color, football games are back in full swing and winter is right around the corner, it’s a time where most people have a lot of activities on their plate: family gatherings, a busy work schedule, taking the kids to a litany of extra-curricular activities and it’s often easy to forget about yourself and get stuck in a rut. That’s why in honor of Self-Improvement month, we at GiftZip have compiled our top 5 sites to help kick start your self-improvement month.

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About GiftZip.com

GiftZip.com is a portal to the web's eGift cards promoting greener gift giving and reducing the use of wasteful plastic.

American History 101

July 1st, 2014

United-States-with-American-FlagPeople all over the country are gearing up to celebrate that most patriotic of holidays, the Fourth of July. This glorious red-white-and-blue event usually means bonfires, barbecues, and trips to the nearest body of water. But, as is the case with many of our other patriotic holidays, we party-loving Americans tend to forget the real “reason for the season.” Why does Independence Day really exist? Let’s have a brief lesson on American history!

Independence Day in the United States, at its simplest, is a celebration of our nation’s independence from the United Kingdom. This major feat was accomplished in 1776, when the Declaration of Independence was officially adopted. Technically, the legal separation of the Thirteen Colonies from Great Britain occurred on July 2nd that year, but the date that is celebrated (July 4) is the one that is shown on the Declaration of Independence. John Adams had predicted at one time that July 2 would be a day of great celebration for the United States, but he was off by a few days.

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About GiftZip.com

GiftZip.com is a portal to the web's eGift cards promoting greener gift giving and reducing the use of wasteful plastic.

Congratulations to Our Contest Winners!

December 17th, 2012

Both our contests are now over and now it’s time to announce the winners.

The $250 prize for the most video votes goes to Video 3!

And for concrete proof, here is a screen shot of the video votes at the contest deadline:

GiftZip contest

As for the $25 Fandango gift card, we assigned all the commenters a number and chose randomly from the entries. The winner of that prize is Erin!

Congratulations to the winners (we will be contacting you soon) and thanks to everyone who took the time to enter!

We wish you all Happy Holidays, and we hope you think of GiftZip if you need a gift at the last minute or something for that ‘hard to buy for’ person on your gift list.

 

About GiftZip.com

GiftZip.com is a portal to the web's eGift cards promoting greener gift giving and reducing the use of wasteful plastic.