- By Derrick Stickney
- Published 06/14/2011
Christmas Day is coming. On such a holy festival most of you will surely send gifts to your relatives and friends. However, we have to work out a detailed plan of buying gifts since we are under a much stronger living pressure than ever before. We have to make sure that Christmas gifts will never become our financial burden. So here are some tips to help you manage this. Purchasing Time It is known that all kinds of department stores will have already hung their ‘On Sale’ banners outside by Christmas Eve and those impulsive customers must be attracted by various goods. But are those goods really cost-effective? The answer is definitely no. Researches show us that early purchasing will cost you 2 or 3 times of the regular price. However, if you choose December as your purchasing time, you will be able to save much money. Choices of gifts It is necessary for you to limit who you will buy gifts for and how much you will spend if you mean to cut down expenses. Actually, you only need to buy gifts for children under 12 and people you love. Even so, you have to control the total amount between ￡20 and ￡25. What’s more, you can also make gifts yourself. The famous chef Delia Smith once said, ‘Find the receiver’s favorite cake. Take a type of brown chocolate cake for example. You can buy a bowl, put the dry powder of raw material in it and then attach a note telling them what they need to add. It’s a fantastic gift.’ Package of gifts It is unnecessary to pay much for ribbon and wrapping paper. You can make full use of your old magazines. Model Dee Momi ever said, ‘Tear several pages out of your old magazines and don’t forget fabric. Package your gifts by using old wallpaper or recycled paper and you will find this work is just easy and cheap. Christmas cards It is estimated that people may spend as much as ￡40 on cards and postage, so this is also a main aspect for us to cut down our expenses. You can email electronic greeting cards, which are not only free but also environmentally friendly. The more important thing is that you had better make these cards yourself. They will become more meaningful. Wish you a joyful Christmas! Don’t you plan to have your own -replica pens at very affordable price?
While a watch does not say a great deal about the nature of the person who wears it, it does create a lasting impression on others. As more and more people evaluate other people on their instincts, first impression play a very important role in creating a positive impression. Watches do more than just acquaint time, they achieve a statement of who you are. There are some advices on how to choose a fashionable watch.
by Derrick Stickney