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Treat a long-distance friend

Treat a long-distance friend
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If you know someone special who is celebrating a birthday or promotion, send them money to buy coffee or lunch for themselves. This small act will demonstrate that you are thinking of them from afar and as the old saying goes, “the best ship of all is friendship.”

Call your parents and grandparents regularly

Call your parents and grandparents regularly
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The days are slow but the years are fast, which means you should check in with the people who matter to you most. Picking up the phone for a check-in is a nice departure from a quick text message.

Send a pizza from far away

Send a pizza from far away
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Order a pizza and have it delivered to out-of-town friends dealing with a birth, death, or another major life event. A heartfelt and delicious food delivery will put a smile on the faces of people dealing with a major life event who often don’t have time to sit down for a nice meal during the hectic period in their lives.

Donate baby clothes

Donate baby clothes
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You know those infant clothes that your baby outgrew in weeks? Pass them along to a new mum who will be grateful for the worn-in and heartfelt present. She can then pass it along to another new mother who can continue to pay it forward within the mum circle.

Be a professional matchmaker

Be a professional matchmaker
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Think about two people whose professional skills complement each other and introduce them over dinner at your house. This is a nice way to introduce people who may not have met otherwise. And who knows, maybe the next best-selling business will be born right under your nose!

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