Tag Archive for: Christmas

It’s the holiday season, the time for finding the right budget gifts that won’t break the bank.

For a lot of people, Christmas time or the holiday season is one of the most exciting and joyous time of the year.

Everything feels happier and cozier, tinsel glitters on the tree, lights sparkle on neighborhood homes…

…but underneath all that wrapping paper and peppermint mochas is the stress of figuring out meaningful presents for your friends and family that don’t break the bank.

Here is my own list of seven fun under $50 budget gifts, which I picked mainly for women, that won’t empty anyone’s bank account this holiday season.
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So, it’s that time of the year again. Buying Christmas gifts for friends, family, and acquaintances can be stressful. Especially if one of them is recently married! You know your best friend and what she”ll love and appreciate, but finding something that her man will get a kick out of, too? And what about all the great wedding gifts that they just received?

These are questions you have to figure out how to answer before you head to the mall or start shopping online for your list of Christmas gifts. It’s probably best to have an idea of what they”ve already gotten to start out so that you can find them something different and special.
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We’ve covered the topic of choosing the right Christmas gifts for newly-wed, now it’s time to help you choose the best Christmas gifts for travelers. A traveler may not be around for Christmas, but there’s no reason to forget their Christmas gifts. While it can be hard to shop for a traveler who is rarely at home long enough to need much, there’s many options out there that would make a jet setter smile, specially if he was an Aussie.

This is my personal list of top 10 Christmas gifts for travelers, who would love and appreciate, based on the experience of a professional Aussie backpacker (yours truly), who is currently planing to spend his coming two years traveling the world (but that’s another story).
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Just 10 days of holiday shopping in the whole year will make it or break it for US retailers, according to ShopperTrak – one of the largest provider of retail foot traffic counting, managed services and business analytics. The week before Christmas will be especially important this year, as five of the top sales and foot traffic days will occur between Dec. 18 and Dec. 24.

While Black Friday is typically the strongest shopping day of the season, one third of all holiday sales are historically made in the week prior to Christmas. Retailers can expect consumers walking into their stores that week have conducted plenty of online research and are ready to buy. Read more