The holiday season is just around the corner, and with it comes the age-old tradition of gift-giving. If the mere thought of giving someone a gift produces cold sweats and a feeling of dread, you’re not alone. What is meant to be a joyous tradition can feel like an expectations game with rules that nobody let you in on. But it doesn’t have to be this way.
When it comes to buying gifts, we often make our lives way harder than we need to. Here’s my little secret – gifts don’t need to be unique in order to be good gifts. We all want to be the one to give the perfect gift, to show that we really know the recipient, to buy them a gift they wouldn’t have even thought of buying for themselves, but letting go of those expectations can save ourselves a lot of time and worry—and make giving gifts feel enjoyable again.
Start with a List. Make a list and check it twice. Get yourself organized for the holiday gifting season with a list of the people you intend to give gifts to. Include people you really want to give gifts to, not just those that you feel you have to. Use this list to jot down ideas, set budgets, or keep track of whether you’ve purchased the gift or not. The Royal Velvet Nonstick Cookware in red is a great gift. It comes with a kadhai, a frying pan and a dosa pan. Help your friends create the most amazing dishes with this gift. It is also very affordable and doesn’t break your bank.
Giving gifts is not about showing off how thoughtful you are, how rich you are, how well you know the recipient, or how much effort you put into the gift. Letting go of these expectations when it comes to gifting won’t just make your gifts more meaningful, but it will make the experience more enjoyable for you too. One such gift is the Wonderchef Cappuccino Coffee Maker. Your friends can start whipping/frothing coffee with just a press of a button, and get instant frothy and tasty coffee in just 3 minutes. They can make their favorite coffee in this coffee maker, be it cappuccino, latte, Americano, mocha, macchiato, frappuccino, affogato and more.
It’s an often-used and age-old statement for a reason. At the end of the day, giving gifts is a way to show love and gratitude this holiday season. Gift from the heart and for those you really want to show appreciation for this holiday, and the experience of gift giving will be much easier. Sicilia Go The Extra Mile Mug is one such gift. Sophisticated design, thoughtful message and the perfect container for a hot coffee or tea.
Sometimes, just simply asking the recipient helps. I remember for a friend’s birthday I asked her what she wanted and she told me she was planning on getting herself an air fryer. So, what did I do? Obviously I got her one. The Wonderchef Crimson Edge Air Fryer made for a perfect birthday gift. She could fry veggies and meat with little to no oil in an air fryer.
Author: Alina Gufran, writer and film-maker, who loves the outdoors and reading.