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Re: How to Save Money When Giving Gifts

Rosemary McKinley ·
Wise suggestions! On Wed, Dec 22, 2021 at 4:26 PM The Penny Hoarder Community < [email protected]> wrote:
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Re: How to Save Money When Giving Gifts

Angela Urbistondo ·
That is what our mother taught us since we were little. Great advice.
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Re: How to Save Money When Giving Gifts

Moore Income ·
My first time hearing this but that is a great piece of advice!
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Re: How to Save Money When Giving Gifts

homewinemaker ·
All this great advice and just 2 days to Christmas, oh well. Long story short: practical and useful gifts are the best gifts to receive, at least for me. Really who among us has enough dust collectors that often become relegated to a closet or drawer and later when we 'declutter' donate these unwanted and unusable things or regift them to someone we think (and hope) might enjoy them and use them? I couldn't tell you how many useless and nonsense gifts I 've received over the years at work...
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sthom ·
Good list. I'm defaulting to gift cards because that's what they want...Give The People What They Want 🙄.
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Re: How to Save Money When Giving Gifts

Angie P. ·
Because I'm a fatty and my friends are fatty, giving cheap gifts is easy. I just buy some food online and ship it to them, and they me. Examples include, say, olive oil from a boutique place in California. Or if I just went to Italy and really enjoyed some biscotti, I might buy that specific brand of biscotti (+optionally amaretto for them to dip the biscotti in) and ship it to my friends. The great thing w/ food is that 1) it's much cheaper than like a watch, and 2) it's much easier to buy...
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Re: How to Save Money When Giving Gifts

homewinemaker ·
Among gifts that don't end up being clutter ( like knicknacks aka dust collectors, unwanted clothes etc. that often end up in a drawer or closet and end up being donated or regifted to someone who hopefully would like or use gift provided it hasn't been used or regifted to the original giver or a friend of the giver, tacky), I have a saying about Christmas gifts: 'If I can't drink it or eat it I'm not interested, thanks". Over the years I like a lot of others have accumulated a lot of...
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Re: How to Save Money When Giving Gifts

irishnanny ·
i always ask people that i give to, what is it that they want and don't always get, it works well, some just like coffee cards body and bath and some times just a a card to have their nails done, so that works for me
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Re: How to Save Money When Giving Gifts

Will S. ·
If you don't know what they want or need, novelty t-shirts or hoodies are great go to's for me, but then you have to agonize over getting their size right. Also, books are great and so are subscriptions to magazines or an online publications.
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How to Save Money When Giving Gifts

Will S. ·
How to Save Money When Giving Gifts
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