You have received at least one gift this holiday season, you either do not care or have a good chance. Of course, you can, if it came up with a generous return policy exchange program from a retailer. More importantly, you can hang on to it, so there you have on hand to present when this happens. This will not only save you, but otherwise you will need to spend gift shopping time.
And then gift-giving, you do not want money for yourself is acceptable and intelligent Patrice Washington, as long as you follow a few simple rules true money answers every woman the authors said. Do not take it as tacky. In contrast, consider the frugal, environmentally friendly, because the gift will be in the hands of others, rather than the end of a landfill.
For starters, only re-gift items, you never used, Washington said. Any broken seal or missing labels should stay at home. If you re-gift something that has been sitting for some time, wipe clean any dust and use new gift packaging or a new gift bags, she said. Finally, do not broadcast the fact that you are re-gift gift. All the recipient needs to know is that you give a gift, you think he or she will appreciate and enjoy. This also means that careful never re-gift the people who know who originally gave you the gift of the human project, Washington said.
In order to further improve your chances of making re-gift a win-win for you and the recipient, there are five projects are especially w ^ ELL- adapted to be re-gifted. You may not think of these things, but others may very well put them to good use.
Book is a good gift, re-gift, if you have not read them, and mark them with notes, RetailMeNot.com spokeswoman Christine Nelson said. You may not want this book, because you already have a copy or no time to read it, but others might like it. Just make sure it is not a self-help book, can be misinterpreted as a hint, the recipient needs to be improved.
Candles and other household items are usually popular, as long as they are not holiday theme, you are confident that they will match the taste of the recipient, Nelson said.
Chocolate , you will not eat, because you have to solve, avoid sweets New Year can make a great Valentine’s Day gift. Just make sure they are not wrapped in red or green and shaped like a Christmas tree.
Gift Cards is a great project Rites throughout the year, say someone’s birthday, Nelson said. Just be careful that the card is no expiration date or in its devaluation (usually due to the monthly maintenance or inactivity fees) date. If you have a holiday gift card brands, retailers may consider, if you can is a more general one and the same card has a value exchange, she said.
Wine, champagne and other spirits makeup great host or hostess gift for a friend who you eat, Nelson said. To ensure that the recipient of alcoholic beverage, however. If not, or if you do not know, choose to give a different gift d.