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With the holidays vastly approaching deciding what to get loved ones, friends, or co-workers, is on everyone’s mind. Throwing a wrench in things are the recent supply issues we have had in the country.
So the question becomes what do we get as gifts? This holiday gift guide is not only clutter free but will also increase the happiness of the receiver, which is the best part about the holidays!
Gifting experiences is not only an easy task (many can be purchased online), but it will help the receiver of this gift create memories that they can have forever, opposed to something that is used a few times then forgotten. Some examples of experiences to gift are as follows:
Gifting a personal service shows the receiver that you care about their wellbeing and creates an excuse for them to take time for themselves. Some examples are as follows:
Gifting a class for someone to try something they have always wanted to do or something new will creates a wonderful memory and skill they can use in the future. You also might help them find their true passion in life! Some examples are as follows:
This gift CAN cost no money if you choose to offer the service or you can get a gift card for a time service. Offering someone a time gift can help assist someone in your life with an area they can use a break from. Some examples are as follows:
Gifting someone a membership is a great way to provide a service for someone that they may have either not been able to purchase themselves or just didn’t think of. Some examples are as follows:
Pay a Bill:
The average American spends $1,250 on Christmas gifts, sometimes even putting themselves behind for bills come January, paying a bill for someone can relieve some of that stress and they will greatly appreciate it.
These are items that a person can enjoy without taking up any space in their home, you can hand-make them or get them from a local business. Some examples are as follows:
Giving one of these gifts can make the receiver happier and can provide a once-in-a-lifetime experience for them. As always consider supporting a small business when shopping. And don’t forget the holidays are more about spending time with family and friends, not how much you spend on their gifts!
If you live in an area that sees all the season like I do. September is a reminder that you have some long months coming up. Not only are you getting back to school, but you are thinking about upcoming holidays, colder weather, snow, etc. I have complied a detailed checklist of things to do to help ease those concerns and get ready for the fall and winter months!
Cold Weather Gear:
Tidy the Garage:
Restock First Aid Kits:
Lawn Care/ Gardening/ Outdoors:
Other Household Fall To-Do’s:
Fall Fun for the Whole Family:
Happy Fall Y'all!!