You and your friend, Jacqueline just finished writing a horrendous sociology exam. As you walk to the bus stop, you two strike up a conversation about your secret Santa exchange with you, Jacqueline and five other friends. Jacqueline asks you if you’ve figured out what to get your secret Santa. You tell her that you just need to buy it, but you know what to get him. You ask Jacqueline the same question. She turns to you with a look of despair and says, “No! My secret Santa is SO hard to shop for! She is so picky, and I don’t want just to give her a gift card.”
Since the holidays are quickly approaching, you probably need some last minute gift idea inspiration to lift you out of that gift giving rut. If you celebrate Hanukkah, I am way too late... Sorry about that! Each idea has an expensive and inexpensive version so you can pick one that suits your needs.
You have a very dear friend who lives on the other side of the world. It’s Christmas, and you want to get her something. You start to think of some options: you could send her a physical gift, but that is too expensive. You could send her an e-card, but that seems too impersonal. What can you do? Out of options, you search Pinterest for inspiration. This card pops up:
*disclaimer: this story is a work of fiction, and any resemblance to real life events or real people are coincidental* Your boss just invited you to her Christmas dinner party. How exciting! However, convention dictates that you need to bring the hostess a gift. Usually, you’d bring a bottle of wine but a promotion is up for grabs, and you want to impress your boss. You don’t know her that well, and everyone is getting her a bottle of wine! What can you do?
You just received a new real estate client- congratulations! You want to show them your gratitude, make them feel cared for and to give them a personal welcome. After all, you want repeat clients! However, small gifts could be expensive and too generic. So what do you do?