11 Creative Ways To Give A Gift (Give Money, Trips or Anything)

8 Unique and Creative Ways to Give a Gift, No Wrapping Allowed. You can wrap those odd shaped or over sized gifts. No problem to be creative about giving money or a gift card, these will make the giving fun. Read more on WagonersAbroad.com

Alan and I have been married for over 20 years and we love to one up each other on creative ways to present a gift.  These ideas are perfect for the “little to no footprint gifts“.  We know it may seem a bit boring to just hand someone an envelope with a gift card or money inside.  That’s not quite an elaborate presentation to build up excitement.   Maybe you want to know how to present a weekend getaway as a gift. Not to worry, we have some creative ways to give money gifts or any gift for that matter.

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The Best Scratch Off Map Of The World or USA -A Great Gift!

The unexpected gift which turned into a magical treasure for Anya, the best scratch off map of the world.  Two years ago, on Anya’s 9th birthday, we were invited over to our neighbors for a special homemade dessert to celebrate her birthday.  These are friends we’ve made since living in Spain and we have just connected with them on so many levels.  They are a young couple and had a newborn baby, but we all just connected.
The Best Scratch Off Map Of The World or USA - A Great Gift for Any Traveler! This is a perfect unique gift for anyone. Read more on WagonersAbroad.com

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11 Tips For Taking Christmas Family Vacations

The other day Anya was requesting that we have a traditional Christmas at home.  She continued by explaining she wanted it to be cold, with snow, a big decorated Christmas tree, and loads of our family.  While I know I’ve had plenty of Christmas experiences with all of that, I realized she hadn’t.  We have experienced Christmas vacations “away” from our home for most of her life and only a couple of times with snow.

11 Tips For Taking Christmas Vacations - Away From Home. Read more on WagonersAbroad.com

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Look Who Turned 11 Years Old In Spain – Happy Birthday!

Happy Birthday in SpainHappy Birthday Lars!

Now the entire Wagoner Family has celebrated a “Happy Birthday” while living in Spain. Now that he is 11, he isn’t a little kid.  It was a school day for Lars, so we celebrated after school was out at 2pm.  He requested Teriyaki Steak for Lunch along with a American Cake.  Luckily we have some cake mix and frosting from the U.S., so he was a happy camper.  The pièce de résistance was his gift.  Alan is taking him with VIP passes to a professional Fútbol Game this weekend! Continue reading