Every year it’s the same old drill: spend days looking for the perfect presents, before settling on a token gesture that does little to raise a smile. Quite frankly, it makes us feel pathetic.
Of course, Christmas isn’t just about presents. But there’s no better feeling than seeing a loved one’s face light up as they open up your gift. When it’s done right, giving is certainly better than receiving.
Time might be running out for this year’s shop. There’s no reason to panic just yet, though. We’ve got you covered. With these ideas, your nearest and dearest will be beaming on December 25th. Merry Christmas!
Let’s face it, Christmas is about the children. For them, the presents are an integral part of the day. They’ve been thinking about it for months. So take advantage by getting them to write a list to Santa.
If that fails you, check the internet for this year’s most popular gifts. Furthermore, if they are of a suitable age, treating your little one to their first bicycle is a guaranteed way to keep them smiling for years.
After sorting out the children, your partner is bound to be next on your agenda. The fact you know this person better than anyone should make it easy. Unfortunately, they’re often the hardest person of all.
The basics such as fragrances and clothes will always work well. Meanwhile, a sentimental present will be appreciated. The key is in the detail. So don’t forget the stocking fillers.
Parents don’t expect a great present, but that doesn’t mean you can’t treat them. If they are approaching their older years, then a great option is to buy something that will improve their home.
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Treating your friends at Christmas can be particularly challenging. As much as you try not to, it’s impossible not to weigh up the spending amounts on each person. If you’re not careful, this could snowball as you won’t want to offend anyone. In truth, it’s probably not an issue. But there’s a good chance that won’t stop you.
To remove this issue, many people will opt for bland gift ideas. A far better option is to organise a group activity. That way, everyone is getting the same present. Better still, it gives you an activity to get excited about together. Just be sure that the date is flexible as you’ll need to work out one where you are all free.
In an ideal world, you’d love to treat all of your work friends to a great present. However, they shouldn’t be a priority. It’s better to focus on treating the most important people. To be honest, your colleagues are probably thinking the same thing anyway.
One of the best ways to navigate this maze is to introduce a Secret Santa. That way, you’ll each only have to buy one present. Besides, it’s a great way to inject a little fun into the workplace too.
What more could you ever need?