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Holiday baskets with you in mind, AMAZON, for the perfect holiday gift!

Thinking of fixing baskets for Christmas, a birthday, just as a thank you to someone who has been there for you and your family. There is no time like the present to begin. Are you doing baskets for family members, church friends, grandchildren, a family having a difficult time financially, newlyweds, a new grandbaby or just a new baby. How about a basket for a new mother who is just too tired to get what she needs. Baskets of food are always appreciated.

A great place to start is of course Amazon. With it’s great selection of items, where else. They have filled baskets, empty baskets, makeup baskets, food baskets, relaxation baskets, anyway you get the idea.

Baskets of every size and selection, add to, change what you originally were going to add to a basket. Buy a few baskets and get original. Divide your list into items needed for each particular person or family:

  • Who is the basket for?
  • What will be needed for each basket?
  • Think of needs ( necessities)?, for example find out how you could pay a utility for someone and put the paid bill receipt in the basket as part of your giving.
  • Toys? Clothing? towels, laundry soap, Food,
    • Be original, as I said above and check out Amazon for wonderful selections.

A yummy, good selection of jellies and sauces to enhance your Christmas breakfast.

Here’s for those that do an original basket and would like to fill it to the brim with your own goodies. Get those creative juices flowing!

The perfect relaxing gift for an overworked mom, hardworking spouse, or any significant other in your life.

Snackie basket anyone?

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Christmas-some tips for you to think about.

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Hope you are planning and preparing for Christmas,especially if COVID is still hanging around.

Money will be a big factor for many families this year, with many first time ever families looking for relief from being out of a job.

A goal for the upcoming new year -No spending mountains of money you do not have. Especially watch the credit cards as we begin to talk more about budgeting and living frugally.

Tips to start the conversation rolling about Christmas early, and help you plan for as nice a Christmas you can possibly give your family .

  1. Discussion with the entire family first. About gift giving and buying gifts for everyone in the whole extended family. Eliminate everyone you possibly can.

2. Think about thrift store options. I have found very nice coats, blouses, sweaters, work outfits at our local stores. Many stores also have holiday decorations that are really nice.

3. Remember use your creative side.

4. Watch for sales that could influence your spending. We are talking about good sales, for something wished for.

5. Purchase food for the holidays when you can squeeze your food budget.

6. No eating out while you are trying to come up with a good Christmas. Eliminate fast food places from your spending totally during this time. That could be money to buy a gift.

7. Get in touch with your baking side. Bake with family members and share the goodies.

8. Don’t forget those less fortunate than you. Give a little bit to organizations, churches, and food pantries.

9. Take a job, you don’t really like but take it anyway to get some income or extra income coming in.

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This blog is a personal informational blog. It contains my opinions, does not reflect the opinion of any organization I am affiliated with. This blog does not contain professional advice, only suggestions, informational ideas and tips. If a readers relies on anything in this blog it is at their own risk. This blog may contain mistakes and errors. I reserve the right to change this blog and change my focus or content at any time.

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