Charge into your holiday shopping with a clear, set plan. Make a list of the people you plan on purchasing gifts for. Carefully consider who should be on your gifting list; starting with your immediate family and close friends, and selectively grow from there. If you have a list of gifts to buy, you will have an estimated idea of how much money you will spend in total, as well still plan for price variations and unforeseen purchases!
Why wait in exhausting lines when you can receive everything you need in the comfort of your own home at any time of the day that you prefer? With the hustle and bustle of Christmas shopping, you may not find exactly what you are looking for in stores in regards to selection or items being out of stock. A very practical way to save yourself from making an impulse buys; visit websites, take notes, compare, and items to your ‘favorites’ bookmark to even allow yourself to have more time to think about. Your end result will be thought-out purchases that are even more appreciated by your loved ones!
Say no to a shopping companion for this season. Unconsciously, people tend to mimic one another. Watching your girlfriend stock up at a specific store, you are most likely to do so as well. A shopping partner can distract you from your plan by convincing you to buy something unnecessary and unplanned.
You are beginning your holiday shopping frenzy day. It is difficult to shop sensibly when your body is not fueled properly. Begin your day with a meal loaded with protein, fiber, and healthy fats. As well, do not dress for comfort, opt for a stylish outfit that boosts your confidence. When people are feeling insecure, they tend to buy more. So, don’t choose sweats and sneakers if they make you feel dull. Make sure to check in for lunch as well to recharge by choosing a protein-rich salad and steer away from carby picks.
Before beginning to shop, download apps offered by your favorite retailers or be sure to check their websites for coupons, announcements, or the latest information on sales. Stopping by online stores before the physical ones, see where the best prices are for the products you want to buy. You can easily compare prices from different stores before you find yourself jumping from one physical store to another. As well, if you choose to shop online, many sites’ offers can fluctuate on a daily basis during the holiday season, so it is worth to check regularly for better deals leading up to your deadline.
Holiday music makes us nostalgic; you will linger in stores and buy more in order to capture that warm, fuzzing feeling. Outsmart the Christmas music played throughout all the stores in the mall by donning your earbuds with tunes that get you in the spirit of the holidays, resulting in you being able to move quickly and efficiently throughout the stores.
Purchasing a gift card or an item of less personal significance will be less appreciated by the receiver of your gifts. Creating a gift that is personalized allows for your loved one’s narrative and reflection of their personality to shine. Our collections offer name necklaces, mother necklaces, custom bracelets, and even men’s jewelry which will display one’s personal expression. A customized piece is a source of comfort, courage, expression, and everything in between. Allow your nearest and dearest to feel appreciated, admired, and most of all—loved, with a personalized gift; which will definitely be forever remembered!
A twenty-something-year-old, style-obsessed, food loving, social media animal with an endless love affair for fashion and lifestyle themes. Tally is a copywriter and the voice behind the My Name Necklace Blog.