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“F” during the Phoenician times resembled a “Y” and sounded like “waw.” The ancient Greeks changed it to “digamma” and tipped the “Y” over to look like a drunk version of our “F.” The Romans regulated the writing of the letter centuries later, drawing the cross lines at firm geometric right angles, also giving it the “fff” sound.
The Academic grading in the United States traditionally positions the “F” letter as last in the scale of values assigned to a test, meaning that “F” signifies “Failure”, and continues to do so outside the US thanks to American cartoons and television series.
But, contrary to what the education system has let us to believe, you can’t “fail” to anyone by giving them one (or more) of these fantastic gifts that start with “F”.
If the prospect of your last child leaving for college or moving out of the family home to get on with his or her life feels like it would be the end of yours, this book is for you. You’ve lived and breathed for your children for decades, and suddenly it seems they don’t need you anymore. That feeling, coupled with unaccustomed time to yourself, can be overwhelming. Your kids have been your whole life, or a large part of it, but their moving out doesn’t have to depress you. Here is help for building a new phase of life for yourself and, as the title says, facing down that empty nest syndrome.Read more reviews and buy the book here
The Flex Brush™ is the creation of two of the most innovative minds in beauty: Angelo David, owner and creative director of the elite Angelo David Salon in New York City, and Jacob Guttman, founder and CEO of Creative Pro Hair Tools. While on the beach in Aruba, Angelo was disturbed watching people destroy their hair, as they yanked rigid brushes through knots, tearing ends and destroying roots. He contacted Jacob and together they designed The Flex Brush™—an all-purpose tool that detangles safely, massages the scalp and promotes hair health and growth. It is designed for both wet and dry hair.Read more reviews and buy the book here
“Whether they’re a die-hard festival goer, want to re-live their youth or just relax on the beach… these pop-up tents are a brilliant gift.
They literally pop-up. No more wrestling with tent poles and arguing over who lost which bit – unfold, pop-up and you’re ready to go. The retro VW Camper styling is all part of the fun. So if you want a gift for someone who plans some festival fun or someone who just wants some quick, portable shade to go with their fun in the sun, these are ideal. ”Read more reviews and buy the book here
“One ideal gift is that of lifelong youthfulness with the Facial Magic facial exercise system. Since facial aging starts at 20 (ugh!), anyone over 21 could benefit from this gift that keeps on giving.
Facial Magic is a proven set of all-natural, easy-to-learn, easy-to-perform exercises that can sculpt a toned, symmetrical, attractive, younger-looking face and neck, and banish a double chin, in minutes a day using your own two hands. Each set takes only 35 seconds!
What sets Facial Magic apart from other programs is that it’s based on a 100-year-old French method of proven resistance exercises that actually work, not fad junk science. There are no doctor visits required, there is no pain and no recovery time. The all-natural exercises can be done anywhere, anytime, while seated or standing. Unlike other programs, Facial Magic contains no contortions, puckers, twists or repetitive motions that could create new wrinkles and lines. ”Read more reviews and buy the book here
For your coffee drinking friend, consider getting them a French press. A french press is great for someone who wants to take their coffee to the next level. Just grind your beans, add water and grounds to the french press, wait a few minutes and enjoy your freshly brewed coffee a la french style. I highly recommend the Bodum brand because they’re high quality and used by many professionals.Read more reviews and buy the book here