The One Gift I'd LOVE to Give You | Girlfriends, Holidays, Gifts

friendship gratitude girlfriend giftsIf money was no object, what would you give your friends for your holiday  / Christmas / Hanukkah gift?

Would you give her jewelry? A car or house? A trip or girlfriend cruise? A signed copy of her favorite author’s best seller? A case of wine she loves or cheery flowers every week for a year? Would you give her a nanny or cleaning service? What would you give her to show her how much your friendship meant to her?

I can’t think of any gift better than the gift of friendship. The honor of spending part of our lives together, the joy of feeling so close to someone that we can live across the country and still be the best of friends. The comfort of BFFs where silence is fine and so is loud laughter or even happy or sad tears.

The holidays get hectic. They’re just crazy busy and, TBH, they’re stressful. There’s no time like the holidays actually to NEED YOUR FRIENDS. Being with our friends lowers our stress. Spending time with girlfriends eases our stress and brings us back to who we really are.

So, if money was no object … I’d give you each (& me) time with our girlfriends. The amazing gift of making and sharing memories. The joy that comes from being with people who know and love us completely. The peaceful feeling of comfort and joy of spending time with amazing people who bless our lives with their friends. I’d give it, and welcome it as a gift in return. The reason for the season – being with the people we love – and appreciating every second of having them in our lives. That’s a gift.

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Last Friday we learned SO MUCH about Holiday Travel from The Road Warriorette. Like – did you know you can fly with a pie? Who gets to claim the middle armrests? How early you need to arrive at the airport when flying during the holidays … etc. LISTEN IN!

This Friday we’ll chat with CHERIE BURBACH – the writer/editor of She has great insight into friendships and how we can be a better friend. It will be a fun and FRIEND-filled Friday – LISTEN IN Friday, December 9, 2-2:30pm ET on (Here’s a great guest blog Cherie shared on How to Understand your Girlfriend’s Health Problems.) She’s one of the fab females in the Friendship Circle.

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