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It’s May! End of School – Means Graduation! (Graduation Gift Ideas – GDGC Product List)

It’s May!! It always seems to be one of the busiest times of year for everyone…mainly, because school is ending! And, with that, means…Graduations!

Take a peek at the Graduation Gift ideas that I showcased on Great Day Green Country today….

By LivyLu

By LivyLu

LOVING LivyLu! They put the ‘sparkle and shine’ into your favorite college gear – ‘College Couture’! Super cute tees and dresses to show support for your favorite school/team.
Who says you have to wear jeans and basic crewneck Tshirts to the football game? Or any game for that matter?
Perfect for the new grad that wants to stand out in a crowd!
Link: Livy Lu

 ImAnerdClothing is a fun and quirky Tshirt company spearheaded by, none other than, a NERD! His name is Anthony and he is determined and motivated to give ‘nerds’ a good name! And, I thought these Tshirts were a fun gift for any graduate – girl or guy.

Link: ImAnerdClothing

Gift Baskets – On The Corner

 I stole one of these gift ‘basket’ ideas from my Mom. She is a teacher and would always put together a ‘school supply’ storage box for her graduating students. It was always filled FULL with all kinds of school supply ‘randomness’ that you may not think you need…until…you need it!

But, I’m a big fan of gift baskets in general! Who doesn’t love a gift with lots of little gifts inside. And, you can customize them by a theme and/or favorite college, as I did with these. The OSU gift basket was catered more towards a girl with OSU sunglasses, earrings, notepad, watch and more. While, the OU gift basket was catered more towards the guy as I used a microwave popcorn tub for the basket and filled it with OU plastic cups, playing cards, and coasters. Customize it to fit graduate receiving the gift basket!

School Supply Storage Box: Target

OU and OSU Gift Baskets: On The Corner

School Bags - On The Corner

 (My apologies – no idea why this picture turned out cloudy!)

What new graduate doesn’t need a new school bag? LOTS of books! Heavy books…all around campus! Enough said! Customize it to the school of their choice.

Link: On The Corner

‘Roommate Refreshers’ – On The Corner

 And, last but not least, ‘roommate refreshers’. I couldn’t resist these as your ‘graduate gag gift’. Let’s have some fun with the reality that they will have to share their dorm with a roommate. And, a dorm room doesn’t always smell ‘fresh’…if you know what I mean. So, why not give them poo-pourri or trap-a-crap bathroom air freshener. I had to show these on the segment – they just cracked me up! And, for a more ‘serious’, ‘less humorous’ approach to refreshing a room, why not use the candle warmer lamp. It’s perfect for avoiding the ‘open flame’ restrictions.

Link: On The Corner

Congratulations to ALL the new graduates! The best is yet to come…..


Mother’s Day Gift Ideas – GDGC TV Segment

If you missed my TV segment this morning…here it is! 

Fun ideas for all of the important women in your life…. 

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas – Product Listing – GDGC TV Segment

Here are a few fabulous gift ideas that I showcased on Great Day Green Country today for Mother’s Day.

Have you bought your Mother’s Day gift…yet? 


Gypsy Rose Boutique


LOVE whimsy tees. Has to be one of my favorite things to throw on with a pair of jeans for running around with my stepson. 

The ‘bling’ phone covers were found at Gypsy Rose too. 

Link: Gypsy Rose Boutique



Ribbons on Peoria

I’m a sucker for picture frames and sayings…so, I can’t get enough of these from Ribbons. ‘One Big Happy Family’ reminds me of the love we have as a blended family..and ‘You are the Icing on my Cupcake’ PERFECT coming from ‘my boys’ that LOVE cake and cupcakes. (Seriously, my hubby LOVES cake!) 

The mom agendas ROCK! There is a section for mom’s schedule and a separate area to keep track of the kid’s schedule. I’m in! More to come in a variety of colors and styles, in store, in July, as the agendas start in August. 

Link: Ribbons on Peoria



The Vintage Pearl


One of my all time favorite places to go for personalized jewelry, The Vintage Pearl. 

The simplicity of it combined with the personalization is a perfect gift for every Mom. 

The cut-off date for custom personalization to be ready BEFORE Mother’s Day has passed. However, there are a TON of ready-made initials, charms, and necklaces all waiting to be made into your own unique gift. 

Truly a personal gift from the heart. 

Link: The Vintage Pearl



Pinot's Palette


Ok…I’m so excited for this Mother’s Day gift. It is new to Tulsa and I think it’s a perfect ‘time with your girlfriends’ gift. What Mother wouldn’t love that, right? 

Pinot’s Palette is a combination of art class and hanging out with girlfriends having a cocktail with the DJ playing in the background. 

It’s a fun, upbeat environment to try something new and create a piece of art for your home. A Mom could use it as a “girlfriend getaway” or date night with Dad. Either way, it’s a win! 

The Mother’s Day class ON Mother’s Day is sold out. But, there are still a few spaces left for “Moms and Mimosas” THIS Saturday from 2-4 pm. Why not celebrate Mother’s Day early? 

Cannot WAIT to give this a try – and I will MOST DEFINITELY blog about it to let you know how I channeled my inner artist. 

Link: Pinot’s Palette – Cherry Street



Silver Leaf Tulsa


Two words: Personal Assistant. What Mom wouldn’t love an extra pair of hands to make phone calls, get the dry cleaning, pay bills, run the dog to the vet, and get the birthday present for the classmate’s birthday party? 

Me! Me! Me!

Again, another gift of ‘time’ for Mom. A gift doesn’t always have to be a tangible item. It can be a service too. Give Mom the gift of a having a “little extra time on her hands”.

Link: Silver Leaf Tulsa


This is just a small taste of all the wonderful things I found while shopping for this segment. But, remember, no matter how big or small the gift is…or how much money you did or didn’t spend…spending time together and saying, “I love you, Mom” is the best gift of all. 



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