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Holidays (and any gifting occasion) on a Budget

It’s that crazy time of year! There are exactly 3 days until the big day. (WHEN DID THIS HAPPEN!?) Are you ready? Is anyone ever really “ready”? I suppose there are some people out there who take the holidays by the horns and conquer it months in advance, but I am not one of them. I still have quite a bit to do before I am “ready.”   One of the major things I still have left to do is shop (all my fellow procrastinators raise your hands with pride). I have done a little bit of shopping. Picked up an item for one friend here, and item for my brother there, but I still feel like there’s a lot left to buy. It’s the buying part that I find to be the most stressful, mainly because I’m on a budget (adulting). Due to my goals, my budget doesn’t have much wiggle room for extra purchases outside of Starbucks. So. How do we attack this? How do we do this Christmas thing on the budget …