Selecting affordable holiday gifts for loved ones is not just a matter of having the money for buying them. It takes time and plenty of thought to come up with just the right inexpensive holiday gifts for everyone on your list. It can be particularly difficult if you are not up to speed on the the current styles and preferences of the season. Add to that the current high cost of living today, and you have to shop wisely to find affordable Christmas gifts in order to ensure that you have enough money to get something for everyone you need to buy gifts for.
Here are some ideas to get you started finding affordable gifts for the holidays. The best part is that you can buy most of these items online without leaving home.
Character watches: If you know somebody who loves Disney characters, this may be a real winner of an idea. They come with the Disney name and are officially licensed and authorized. The Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse watches shown below are surprisingly affordable for Disney merchandise. They are normally around $15 each, but prices fluctuate, so click on one of the pictures below to see the current price.
Inflatable boat set with oars: With many models available for less than fifty dollars, an inflatable boat is a very affordable gift that will be appreciated by the recipient. This can even be a family gift to be shared among the children.
Golf balls: The saying goes that you can never have too many, since they often disappear into the rough never to be seen again. Callaway sells them of two dozen for a reasonable price, which makes them an inexpensive holiday gift for the golfer on your list.
Spa bath towels: These fabulous wraps are about twice the size of an old-time bath towel, and soft as soft as can be. If you have time you could even embroider the person’s name in the corner for a personalized touch of love. Spa towels make affordable holiday gifts, especially if you purchase a set of four or more and split it up to give one to each person.
Kitchen knives: We would all love a new kitchen knife, but we seldom purchase them. That’s what makes kitchen cutlery such a great gift. Farberware makes knife sets that come with their own holders for the counter.
When you keep the needs of your loved ones in mind, you will find it easy to select affordable holiday gifts they will love, whether it’s a new watch or a set of specialty knives.