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A Columbia doctor charged with sexual battery has taken his own life. Dr. Martin Ugwudike was found dead in his home in the Canebrake subdivision near Hattiesburg just before noon. Ugwudike, who hasMore >>
A Columbia doctor charged with sexual battery has taken his own life. More >>
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Dozens of Petal residents and members of nearly one dozen Native-American tribes from six Southeastern states are engaging in an exchange of cultures for the first time in the Friendly City this weekend.More >>
Members of the Choctaw, Creek, Cherokee and other tribes are taking part in the 12th annual Golden Eagle Pow Wow.More >>
Admit it. We’ve all done it at some point. And we’re going to keep doing it. So if you re-gift, here are some guidelines from gift expert Lisa Hammond, the founder of women’s catalogue Femail Creations. Hammond says there are a number of circumstances when re-gifting works well.
If you are bringing a gift that is unexpected or not required, like a hostess gift or a treat for a friend, a re-gift is appropriate.
If you do opt to re-gift, give the gift to someone in a different circle of friends. You don’t want everyone, especially the original giver, to know you are passing it along
Add a special touch or your own signature. “If you’re going to re-gift a frame, add a photo of you and the friend you are giving it to,” Hammond says.
You can also mix and match gifts to create a unique gift set. Pair a book you were given but already owned with a bracelet with the same theme or look, she says.
Finally, if you don’t do any of the above, then simply acknowledge that you are re-gifting. You can say, “I got this great bracelet, but it really doesn't fit me, and I knew you would love it."
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