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Gift Card Vs. Gift

Hi moms, My husband and I have ongoing debates as to whether gift cards are better than actual gifts. He prefers gift cards, saying that the recipient may not like or need/want what we pick out. Better that they pick out what they like. I would rather pick out a gift according to the person's personality. Also, I don't like that the money amount is so obvious in a gift card. I like the idea of giving some thought to the gift and adding that personal touch. A gift card seems to be rather impersonal. I don't mind giving gift cards to people...