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A Gift Giving Guide to Make the Holidays Less Stressful

Gift Giving: Why the Holidays Can be Stressful

The holidays are right around the corner which signifies a time for gift-giving.

Some people enjoy gift-giving as a time-honered tradition. While others feel as though it is a stressful endeavor.

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I’m raising my hand with you.

If you are anything like me, the idea of gift-giving can send you into a frantic state. The thought of looking for new ideas and worrying about the time involved in wrapping, shipping… Eek. I’m already starting to freak myself out. Deep breathe!!

It makes sense that these feelings of overwhelm may come up. The holidays are not just about gift-giving. With all the things happening this time of year—parties to attend, presents to buy, cards to send—you are probably worried about stretching yourself too thin. And, how can you enjoy the holidays if you are stressing out about all the details?

PAUSE. Let’s take a quick moment to reflect. Do you think there might be something else causing your struggles with gift-giving? If giving gifts is difficult any time of year, you might want to check out this blog about giving and receiving. I’ll admit, some of that freak out I mentioned above has to do with this concept. So, if you struggle with the idea of giving gifts, or even receiving gifts, you’ll want to read it. Or, bookmark it so you go back to it.

Offering You Ideas and Solutions

We are here to tell you gift-giving doesn’t have to be stressful, difficult, or evoke all those (not-so-happy) feelings.

There’s no need to stress about gift ideas or the time associated with picking out, packaging, and shipping. We’ve got ideas and solutions for you!

Let’s take the stress out of the holiday season.

Our online gift shop is everything you need for the holidays. We have a wide selection of gifts for all ages—offered at varying price points too. We’ve worked hard to make the process of buying gifts a breeze. And best of all, we do all the work for you.

We are here to take care YOU! We’ll package the gifts and ship them off. Yes, we go to the post office for you. In fact, we’ll even include a personalized note in the package. Boom. You are done!

Did we just hear a collective sigh of relief? Not having to worry about all the things, especially standing in the line at the post office. It is a big deal. Isn’t it?!

We are relieved that you feel relieved!

Now, let’s skip to the gift ideas for your family, friends, and loved ones!

Under $35

If you’re looking to stay within your budget, we’ve got you covered. Here are some ideas for gifts under $25 or less. And, they’re sure to please everyone on your list!

Choose happy written in bold colors on white coffee mug with pink emblem reading Best Seller
Coffee Mug Choose Happy

Choose Happy 15 oz Coffee Mug

It’s the morning, and you’re drinking your coffee—you can’t help but smile. You know that today is going to be a good day, because you Choose Happy. This white ceramic mug features the same color image on both sides, giving you a reminder every time you drink coffee (or tea). Now, that’s a choose happy worthy situation. The mug is dishwasher and microwave safe. $24

Green and yellow tie dye tote bag with smile written in white cursive on it
Tie Dye Tote Bag – Other Sayings Available

Tie Dye Tote Bag – Limited Edition

The Tie Dye Tote Bag is perfect for summertime fun! These durable and eco-friendly bags can be used for all sorts of things: from grocery shopping to beach trips, to baby stuff and school supplies. These roomy bags can fit it all and fold up into a convenient pocket for easy storage; it is also machine washable. $30

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Candle Inspiration Cinnamon Roll Scent

Candle Inspiration Cinnamon Roll Scent

Our Inspiration candle is the perfect gift for anyone seeking a little enlightenment in their life. The fragrance of cinnamon has warm nutty undertones, along with the hints of fresh baked bread; it is sure to evoke feelings of comfort and joy. This soy-blended wax candle is hand-poured in the USA and has a burn time of approximately nine hours. Click the image for additional details. $25

Under $75

Woman smiling with You Matter Zip Hoodie Sweatshirt in Blue Jay
Zip Hoodie Sweatshirt in Blue Jay — Other Sayings Available!

Zip Hoodie Sweatshirt in 5 Colors

Warm up with a classic! This zip-up hoodie is perfect for the cool summer nights or crisp fall mornings. Made of a cotton/poly blend, it’s pre-shrunk and air-jet spun for a soft feel you’ll enjoy. Select from five colors and four uplifting sayings — You Matter, You Are Enough, You Can & You Will, or Smile. $55

Unique Gift-Giving Situations

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Looking for client or employee gifts?

Our gift cards are a great way to show you care. They’re also a great way to show gratitude to clients or employees. Bonus, you can give one to everyone on your list! Purchase a gift card via our online shop and we will send you an email with the gift card details. Or, we can send a physical gift card (to be redeemed online) to the gift-getter.

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Shopping for a picky gift recipient?

Having a hard time finding a gift for someone who is hard to shop for? Gift cards are can put your mind at ease by allowing the gift recipient freedom to pick out what they want. Plus, they are an easy way to show someone you care without having to spend a lot of time or money looking for the perfect gift. They also allow the recipient to choose what they really need or want—put yourself at ease knowing they put their gift to good use. Finally, you can select any denomination you’d like to give, which makes gift cards friendly for any budget.

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Are you on a tight timeline?

Are you operating on a tight timeline? Did you miss the shipping deadlines to get your gift delivered on time? Buy a gift card!! Our gift cards make a perfect last-minute gift. There is always time to purchase a gift card to be delivered to their email inbox instantly—Win-win!!

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Don’t forget—You deserve a gift too!

Self-care is important. One way to show yourself some love is to buy yourself a little something special. It doesn’t have to be expensive, but it should make you happy! Just about anything in our shop would make a great gift for yourself—just sayin’. Our personal favs are the coffe mugs, candles, and our sweatshirts! 😘

Now, Get Shopping. And, Let us Take Care of the Rest!

Oh, a few final words. We are so grateful for your patronage and hope you have a wonderful holiday—especially since we did the heavy lifting for you.

Thank you for your support of our small business this holiday season!

XOXO Kristi written in green cursive font

Last Updated on April 20, 2022 by Kristi Coughlin

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