Guide to Christmas Gifts

Process of buying gifts can be tedious but here are some different gift ideas for the holidays.

Allyson May, Staff Reporter

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Buying, giving, and receiving are perks of Christmas each year, but stress about figuring out what to buy for people rolls around too. Trying to find that perfect gift for someone can sometimes be difficult when you cannot figure out what to buy.

When it comes to parents, think of the little things that can spice up their lives a bit. Candles, body products, electronics, or home appliances can give them joy. If not feeling like going out to a store, think about making a DIY. Pinterest has many ideas and recipes for this Christmas. 

Communicating with friends is key when figuring out what to buy for them. If they respond with having no idea, simply communicate with their parents to see what they would like. Also, if buying gifts for a large amount of friends, it can help to stick to one small gift that can be meaningful to each one of them. For instance, a photo with the friend and some treats or baked goods with a handmade card would make a great gift.

Other ideas for female gifts can include jewelry, perfume, body products, makeup, clothes, or gift cards to stores your friend might like.

Male friends might like cologne, clothes, shoes, electronics, or gift cards as gifts..

Once gifts have been decided on, the next step is to locate places to find them. Online stores usually have the best variety, but many convenience stores could carry the needed gift. Taking a day to shop with friends would be the best chance to have fun while also getting your task of shopping done.

Gifts do not need to be expensive. Cheap ones can make a difference too. Creating a budget while shopping for friends helps the process flow better while keeping in mind what needs to be bought. The best part of Christmas is the thoughtfulness and happiness that comes with giving and receiving gifts, but it is also the bond between friends and family.