I absolutely love giving gifts and normally go all out on Christmas. I completely spoil my mum, dad and sister. The past few Christmas' they've each received at least 10-15 gifts from me.
This year however I didn't budget properly the last few months and now my Christmas gift budget is practically non existent. I'm so angry at myself for not watching my spending.
I know it's not about the amount of presents I give but I feel like my family are now used to being surprised with lots of gifts. It's now a tradition and they go all out for me in return. This year il be sad to give them only about 2 each whilst they give me a lot more.
Should I tell them I can't afford a lot this year so they can get me less so I won't feel as bad?
Also anybody got any cool gift ideas that are cheap?
Most Helpful Guy
you love your family and I hope your family loves you too.
everyone had at least one bad moment in their lives.
for now - it's yours, because you out of budget.
but you still have this pure diamond - your love to your family and love of your family to you.
try some handmade stuff. gift cards, socks, handmade things, letters... at least just say them personally how much you love them.
don't try to buy the love with presents (I saw this few times... that's awful), because when you trying to buy love it becomes prostitution. love can't be bought, but can be shown.
I don't try to say any offence thing to you and your family. just my thoughts about this sad situation.1
Most Helpful Girl
Welcome to Gag Town.
I am the Biggest Gift Giver at Christmas, Because I am the Only One, hun, Who really Ever Even Gives to my own parents. On my Side of the family, We cut down because it is very Costly.
No, Do not Utter a Word and go to the Store and Pick out the Best of the Rest, that you can Afford. Coming from your Big Heart from the Start, Is more than Enough when it's Rough.
Dollar Tree has Lots of Great ideas.
Good Luck. xx0