Thumbs Up: Easier Holiday Giving

Physician's Money Digest, December15 2003, Volume 10, Issue 23

The gift-giving season is coming onand you're just too busy to visit themall. You can avoid the crowds and thehassle by making it an online holidayseason. One of the best Internet shoppingsites is Surprise.com, where youcan pinpoint your intended recipient'slifestyle category and selectappropriate gifts. If you have a friendor colleague who has no spare time,for example, Surprise.com recommendsaudio books, a maid service,dinner delivery, or a personal digitalassistant. Just click on a gift idea andthe site sends you to a selection ofvendors who will sell you the item.There are dozens of other categories,including Hates to Cook, Loves toCook, Golfer, Wine Connoisseur, andMovie Buff. You can also arrange thesite's 10,000 gift ideas according tooccasion, price, and the recipient'srelationship to you.