Frugal Living

Baby Steps to Reducing Adult Gift Giving at Christmas

Dad: “So what do you want for Christmas?”

Me: “Ummm….World Peace?”

I find it really difficult to give gifts to the beloved adults in my life. And it’s just as hard to come up with things I’d like to get. When you’re a kid, or buying for a kid, things are easy. Buy a toy, any toy, that looks like it would be fun. Toy cars and race track? Fun. Skateboard? Fun. Paint? Fun. You watch them tear open the package and start to play and you know you picked wisely.

It’s different when you’re buying for grownups. Adult gift giving is hard