Simitless helps you pick the best gifts for every occasion.

Simitless helps you pick the best gifts for every occasion.
Simitless helps you pick the best gifts for every occasion.

App 56/60: Gift Ideas Planner

Simitless helps you pick the best gifts for every occasion.

Here is a piece of news for you. According to a number of neurological studies, our brains are in a way hard-wired to receive joy from the act of giving. Sounds amazing, doesn’t it? Armed with this heart-warming knowledge, you set out on your quest of gift picking… A tricky business, as you know by now. And yet you can’t get rid of the feeling that, despite spending days or even weeks questing after the perfect gift, the gifts that you didn't have to look for receive the warmest words of appreciation and thanks. Funny as it might sound, but these are the gifts that somehow find a way to just… jump into your lap when you least expected it. By some magic or other, they lead you to them. Alas, magic cannot be forced, and such occasions are rare. Which does not stop you from wondering if there was indeed a way to master this magic, to make every gift search as simple as that. But to learn something new, you need to do some soul-searching and figure out which of your short-comings prevents you from becoming the Merlin of gift giving. One of these short-comings is your memory. Unfortunately, you are not able to keep track of every new gift idea that pops into your head. That means that you need to find a way to keep track of the strokes of genius that make you cry out "I finally found the perfect gift for Aunt Edith!"

This could be the perfect time to turn towards Simitless – a platform that has exactly what you lack to make the gift-giving magic happen. Simitless has designed an app template geared towards helping you organize your gift ideas for the most important people in your life. This application will aid your fallible memory, on the one hand and give you the necessary tools to spoil your loved ones on a special occasion, on the other. Consult the application model, then click the " Use this model" button to create your own copy of the app. To save your progress, think of creating an account by following the instructions on the green buttons!

Once you are done with the previous step – i.e. once your app is set up –, you can start creating records for each important person in your life. In addition to the name and date of birth of an individual, each record can contain such information as the said individual’s favorite colors, hobbies and interests. The same record or, to be more precise, the first tab of the same record provides you with a table where you can input clothing size data of the individual in question, be it your little niece, your father-in-law or your wife.

The second tab of the record gives you the tools and the space to list your gift ideas when inspiration strikes. And since, as we all know, inspiration usually strikes at the oddest moments in the most unlikely places, having a centralized space dedicated to storing (and jotting down!) all the necessary details, accessible from anywhere at any time – hooray for Simitless mobile app – is a heaven-sent. In other words, you can use the Simitless mobile application and quickly enter information about the Christmas gift idea for aunt Judy into your information system in the middle of a very hot day in July, without leaving the exact store where the muse of good gift-giving visited you all of a sudden. Then, once you are in the comfort of your own home, you can consult the gift idea table of your record directly from your desktop and to have a closer look at the article you just saw (and managed to take the reference of!), imagining how chuffed aunt Judy would be once she has it in her hands.

By the way, the same gift ideas table enables you to input the date for when the gift was purchased (to avoid duplicate purchases) and when it was given.

Et voilà, now you are the proud possessor of the ultimate secret to giving the perfect gifts - instead of chasing after them, you let the gifts find you, when they want it and how they want it. All you need to do is to keep your ears and eyes peeled to notice the right gift, when it chooses to appear. 



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