This year’s budget for holiday gifts is about the same as last years; however I’m being more cautious and making every penny count. I have three kids, their spouses; and four grandkids. I’ve also noticed that this year I’m also turning into my parents. I don’t know what the younger kids do or play with. I don’t know their games or who their super heroes are. You have to get it right for the young ones and you have to get it right for all of them. Heaven forbid if you hit it right for one and not the others. It might look like you have favorites. Well I do. I love them all and I make mom help me with a list.
One third of my shopping is done and three quarters of it has been done online. I lack the time or the patience to go to the malls and fight the crowds. I have found some pretty good deals and haven’t paid any shipping.