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What do you give a Baby Boomer for Christmas?

Baby Boomers have acquired quite a few Christmas gifts...just by the mere fact that we've lived more than 40 (plus) years already. Some of those gifts have been duplicated. Some we didn't like and just passed on to some other poor unsuspecting soul.

Every year thousands of Christmas gifts are “re-gifted.” The truth of the matter is our friends and loved ones don't always buy gifts we like but we just smile and say "thank you" because we know it came from their heart. Many people get gifts they don't want, don't need or don't like. Those people sometimes pass those gifts on to someone else.

In a survey conducted last year, nearly 40 percent of the respondants said they re-gifted a present they didn't particularly care for. Why?

1) It wasn't the right size size.
2) They didn't like the color.
3) It looked "cheesy"
4) They already had one.
5) It was a fruitcake!

If you want to make sure your present will be appreciated and used this y…