Ready or not, here come the holidays!
I’ve always gotten a kick out of gift giving, which is why creating monthly gift guides this year has been so enjoyable. I hope you’ve found them helpful too in loving on or uplifting those you care about. A well-thought out gift can speak incredible volumes about how you see them and their specific interests and/or needs.
A couple years ago I watched as my mom attempted to be “done by December 1” with her Christmas shopping, and I saw how much more she enjoyed the month of December with all of her shopping completed. Last year I sought out to do the same, and wow – the month of December felt much lighter and so much more fun! I have my budgeting spreadsheet all ready to keep track of holiday spending, and now I’m ready to go to town (online) shopping ’til I drop!
For the next two weeks (starting Tuesday) I’ll have a new gift guide for you each afternoon in addition to regular morning blog posts. Here’s a look at what you can expect. I’ll be updating this post with links as each guide is posted!
2017 Holiday Gift Guides
Tuesday, November 7th: For moms and mothers-in-law
Wednesday, November 8th: For dads, fathers-in-law, and brothers
Thursday, November 9th: For grandparents from children
Friday, November 10th: For a baby’s first Christmas
Monday, November 13th: For toddlers and preschoolers
Tuesday, November 14th: For sisters, sisters-in-law, and the ones you love like sisters
Wednesday, November 15th: For deployed service members
Thursday, November 16th: For an expecting mom
Friday, November 17th: For elementary-aged children
Monday, November 20th: For preteens and teens
Tuesday, November 21st: For the family who likes to play games
Wednesday, November 22nd: For a Christmas morning backyard surprise
If you’re planning to knock out a chunk of your shopping this month, be sure to check in each afternoon to see what’s being shared. 🙂
If you’d prefer to have the gift guides emailed to you each afternoon, simply enter your email address in this box and you’ll start getting them Tuesday! If you’d like to unsubscribe after the holidays, there won’t be any hard feelings, promise. 😉
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