The time is nearly upon us. Christmas is now next week! The presents need buying and wrapping before then, so are you all set?
I like to get things ready quite early on, so I think I am all prepared now. Though I do often find that by buying gifts early, I end up getting a few extras that I see nearer to the time if they are a bargain or the kids mention ‘just one more thing’ that they would quite like to have. I’m not entirely sure that doing it my way is the most cost effective, but I do it anyway! It also gives me problems with trying to hide and store things for quite a long time, but that’s a whole other issue!
I normally begin by making a list, which is all well and good if I actually know what people would like or if I’ve come up with the perfect idea. More often than not that does not happen, though, which is where this gift ideas calendar comes in that I’m sharing with you today.
Cargiant’s Christmas Gift Ideas is a nifty thing! Behind each festive door are gift ideas designed to inspire and tempt – just click on the picture below and it will take you straight over to the calendar and you can have a little play with it yourself…
It is a handy thing, isn’t it?! I like how it breaks suggestions down into both price brackets and recipients, and gives you options from a wide range of shops. It can also trigger off other ideas if the suggestion isn’t quite right for you, so it gets you thinking of alternatives and about items you may not have considered.
What do you think of it? I’m hoping it may have helped some of you struggling to get those last few gifts bought!
Disclosure: Written in collaboration with Cargiant