The dreaded gift giving season is almost upon us and we just got over the summer wedding season. We talk with our etiquette guru Robin Abrahams today about some basic dos and don’ts. And one of the don’ts is — don’t worry about the fact that the person already has everything, just give them money.

Robin Abrahams, our resident psychologist turned social etiquette and human behavior expert. She writes the Miss Conduct column and blog for The Boston Globe.