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Katie Matzenbacher serves as the (in)courage Associate Product Manager (which is a fancy way of saying she gets to take part in creating all kinds of really fun products for the (in)courage community). She loves to take ideas and make them happen. Wife to an unbelievably handsome man, lover of...

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  1. Thank you for the link and the ideas… I used to be that “must have the perfect gift for each person” to the point of making myself sick trying to meet my OWN crazy expectations. Recently I learned that was 1) going overboard 2) not necessary for half the people on my list because they didn’t care as much as I did. This has caused me to pause so much that I don’t even want to give stuff anymore. (though I love stuff – especially words) and I am in a weird sort of limbo on the material/shopping front. The Good news is that I am in a greater search to find a gift to touch the recipients heart. I have found that is many times not a tangible item. Time spent, a note written, a re-gift of something I own and they like – are all ways I can give meaningful gifts too. Sometimes you have to think out of the box or change a behavior to get to something much better!