Painless Holiday Shopping and Gifting

giftsThere’s only one way to take the speculation out of gift-giving: preparation! If you wait until the last-minute to figure out what to get whom, you’re going to waste valuable time in the process.

One manageable way to stay on top of your gift-giving game is to create a list of must-know info about each person. This includes:

- Favorite colors, brands, and sizes for clothing

- Favorite stores, hang-outs, and restaurants

- Favorite authors and magazines

- Favorite music, TV shows, and movies

- Favorite foods, wine, and beer

- If they have any collections, hobbies, or special interests

- Etc.

A listing such as this gives you a lot of room to maneuver. Not only do you know what each recipient likes, you’ll have multiple options within multiple prices ranges. You could go for the expensive, like a new outfit, or go for the inexpensive, like a new book or a $20 gift certificate to their favorite store.

Here is a painless method to note (and remember!) possible gift ideas all year round: Personalized Holiday Gift Ideas

Consider it a small token of my appreciation for being a loyal subscriber — my hope is that it makes your holiday season a little more *organized* than ever before!

Do you have any helpful Holiday Organizing Tips? Leave a comment!

Carmen Coker is a professional organizer who helps individuals find the motivation and know-how to get organized and stay organized. To learn how to save money, create more space, and manage your time through organization, claim your "FREE Tip Kit: 10+ Pages of Tips and Tools to Help You Get Organized — Finally!" at www.OrganizeClutterbugs.com

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