With the holidays approaching we are all eagerly thinking of gift ideas for those we care about. However, the cost of perfect gifts add up quickly. This year, try out one of these useful, yet affordable gift ideas to brighten up your loved one’s holiday.
7 Useful Gifts That Won’t Drain Your Wallet
- A French Press
For the coffee lover in your life, a french press is the perfect idea. A french press provides incredibly fresh coffee that almost anyone can appreciate. The coffee will taste as if it came from a fancy cafe but at only a fraction of the cost.
- Photo Calendar
We all could use a calendar to organize our busy lives. From the kid’s soccer games, to doctor appointments, life is hectic. Create a personalized photo calender online for a very affordable price. You can choose your favorite pictures to enjoy all year long. It is a great gift for the parents and grandparents in your life.
- A Free Service
Think of something you are good at and offer it for free. Can you offer a free housecleaning? Or, perhaps a free night of babysitting for your sister with kids is the best option. These gifts seem simple but can mean the world to the person who is receiving the break.
- Homemade Throw Pillows
Throw pillows are the perfect way to change up the look of a room at an affordable price. With fabric and stuffing, they can be made at a very cheap price. Make a few interchangeable covers so the receiver of this gift can change up the look whenever they want.
- A Jacket Or Hoodie
At the right store, jackets can be found at great prices. Not only does everyone love a good jacket during those colder months, but they can last for years to come. An assassin hoodie is a great option for style and comfort at a great price. This gift will go a long way for those you care about.
- Comfy Slippers
Everyone loves a great pair of slippers. These gifts can be personalized for the receiver. Does your mother love holiday slippers and you dad prefer soft slipper socks? Get them each the gift they would like best.
- Date Night
This is a gift that will work well for the couples in your life, or married couples that will appreciate a night off. There are many variations you could do for this gift, but to get started, buy movie tickets and some treats for a night out. Maybe tickets to a concert in town or ski passes are more fitting. Many times, couples want to do these things together but just don’t want to spend the money, making it a perfect gift.
Gift giving is one of the most enjoyable parts of the holiday season. Show those in your life you care with great useful gifts that won’t drain your wallet.
Will you be giving any of these useful gifts out this year?
Guest post written by Anita. Anita is a freelance writer from Denver, CO. She mostly writes about home and family, finance, and business. When she isn’t writing, she enjoys spending time with her family and reading a good book.
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