Spending More Or Less On Christmas Gifts This Year?
Posted 02 December 2012 - 04:04 PM
As I love to cook and bake I usually make food gifts such as flavoured vinegars, oils, finishing salts, preserves, etc. We also want to help out at the local shelter this Christmas. My husband and I are blessed with so much for which I am extremely grateful. As I type thisI find myself wondering why I do not help out at the shelter more than I do.
What say you? Are you spending more or less this year? No judgements - just curious to see what trends are in your area. Do you spend out of obligation? I must admit sometimes we do (i.e. gifts for husband's workplace).
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If the traffic we saw yesterday while grocery shopping during some inclement weather was any indication, the economy is trying to pick up a bit.
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