Marked by Friends & Family: Gift "Themes" That Won't Quit

Marked by Friends & Family: Gift "Themes" That Won't Quit

Heather Blaha
Feb 19, 2009

We're guessing this happens in a lot of families: You say something once about something you either quite like or really, really dislike. Next thing you know, someone has spearheaded a campaign to bombard you with everything that fits the theme. In my family, it's all about what you've said you do not like (Wouldn't it be so funny to get him everything in cow prints??* This particular example lasted for years...). Just for kicks, we'd like to hear what you've been bombarded with -- and whether the overkill has turned a genuine like into dislike, or genuine annoyance into disdain.

*P.S. No offense to anyone who loves cow print items. My stepbrother just happens to not.

Images above: Cowprint 2-cup cappuccino maker via Kitchen Contraptions; Cowprint kitchen gloves via Maya's Kitchen.

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