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The #bidorbuygifts competition

Win your share of R10, 000. Ten winners. Ten days. It’s that time of year again…jingle bells play in the background, tinsel hangs from the ceilings and gifts are now a priority on your ‘to-do list.’ Christmas is a time for giving and receiving. We at …

What Dads want

Read to find out what Dads really want for Father’s Day. It may help you choose the right gift! “It's difficult, buying gifts for men”, complained one participant in our Mother’s Day, Father’s Day survey. Hmmm… is it really that difficult to buy …

What Moms want

The bidorbuy Mother’s Day, Father’s Day survey results will be made public soon. In the meantime, take a look at what mothers are likely to receive on their day, and what they actually want to receive. We hope this helps you choose the right gift! This …

Favourite 5 gift ideas for toys

Still not sure what to buy this Christmas? Have a look at my favourite 5 gift ideas in the Toys & Hobbies Category. Hurry and get in your orders before it is too late! [table] WHAT TO LOOK FOR WHY? Melissa and Doug toys are …

Christmas tale à la bidorbuy

(Otherwise known as: If it can be bought, it can be bought on bidorbuy) Looking at the newest series of pretty banners on the bidorbuy.co.za home page, it occurred to us that they tell a picture story. It goes something like this: Banner 1: December …

Dads and gifts

There is not such a thing as a perfect Father’s Day gift. There is, however, such a thing as a perfect gift for a specific dad. Every man (fathers included) is different and has different tastes and preferences. A do-it-yourself enthusiast will …

Valentine’s Day

As far as we know, Geoffrey Chaucer was the first who associated the St. Valentine’s Day with romantic love in writing. In his 1381 Parlement of Foules (The Parliament of Fowls) he says: For this was on seynt Volantynys day Whan euery bryd comyth there …

Tis the time to re-sell Christmas gifts

You probably do as I do after every Christmas: you go through the gifts you received and sort them into two piles: gifts that you will use go into the pile number one, and gifts that you have no use for go into pile number two. It is my belief, hitherto …