Thursday, December 23, 2010

Thrifty & Last-Second Holiday Gifting

So it's the night before The Night Before Christmas...yet you're still rushing to gift everyone? Don't worry, two nights is plenty of time to pull all-nighters making, preparing, or procuring holiday gifts. Here's some ideas:

They adversely affect the waistline, but it's tradition to take in enough calories to nurture love handles the size of logs; embrace it! Baking a huge batch of holiday treats is a great way to gift friends for a low price.



Nope, it's not too late to make something special for your friends and family for the holidays. Try the following websites for amazing last-second holiday crafting ideas:



I'd consider cash a last-ditch effort for friends and family. Kids and young teens who can't work for their own dough may appreciate it, but it's not as thoughtful as a membership, a gift card, or a gift certificate. Consider:

I'll be back on Monday with New Years themed Thrift Core content. (I'm so damn excited about having a day off tomorrow!) I hope everyone has a happy holiday! If you own a shop that offers gift certificates, I'd love it if you left that the shop in the comments to help last-minute shoppers!

More Thrift Core Holiday Guides:



Anyone else have some last-second gifting & wrapping to do? 
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16 comments:

  1. Cards and cash sound pretty awesome for last minute gifting! Have a good day off tomorrow!

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  2. I'm all about the baked goods. Receiving them that is ;) I'm not much of a baker so I always appreciate a nice homemade cookie or brownie or bread or cake or pie or.....

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  3. I'm all about the cash! Ha! The baked goods are pretty high up there as well....! Thanks for sharing!

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  4. Meg: Thanks for the invite!

    Amanda: I don't do much baking either. If I become proficient at it, I will grow exponentially...

    Meg: I went and joined the party, thank you for the invite :D

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  5. Love cash!

    Merry Holidays
    Mr. Goodwill Hunting

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  6. I purchased more gift cards this season than ever before. Everyone in my family appreciates being able to pick exactly what they want for Christmas. My brother did our baking. He is really good. Happy holidays Van!

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  7. Ohhh thanks for the SHOUT OUT! I baked a ton of goodies and gave them away-ok thats a lie we ate a LOT of them too :)

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  8. You're welcome, Laura! I don't bake goodies because I will eat them! Like before anyone can get them!

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