Looking for great Christmas gift ideas? Christmas is around the corner and we are looking forward to getting together with, and hearing from old friends, family and those we love from both near and far. It is a time of traditions, special meals, music and most of all a wondrous time for young children; dazzled by bright colourful lights, stories and Santa Claus. One of my first happy Christmas memories is being with family at the beach and the joy that children derive from this special time of the year. Here are my favourite Christmas articles with many great Christmas gift ideas:
1. Eco-friendly Christmas Gift Ideas
These gift ideas range from tree selection to choice of gift wrap and includes suggestions on how we can recycle, reuse or make gifts ourselves to reduce our carbon footprint. We discovered we can do with a lot less than we thought!
He sees you when you're sleeping
He knows when you're awake
He knows if you've been bad or good
So be good for goodness sake!
2. 12 More Great long distance Christmas Gift ideas
If you have family overseas or are ill and unable to travel to get together with family and friends here are a variety of ideas to help you to share the Christmas Season with others.
I'm dreaming of a white Christmas
Just like the ones I used to know
Where the treetops glisten,
and children listen
to hear sleigh bells in the snow
3. Christmas is coming
Here are 32 more gift suggestion ideas, maybe these will help reduce seasonal stress and allow you to enjoy the holiday Season more.
4. 12 Christmas gift basket ideas
First of all these Christmas gift basket ideas are simple to put together and always a hit. They are based on a basket, cello wrap and lots of ribbon, a card and a bit of imagination choosing the contents with almost endless variations. Easy to do yourself, adding your personal touches with gifts you know the recipient enjoys. Excellent, all occasion gift ideas. Finally, Christmas would not be the same without chocolate treats and Mum's no-bake truffles.
5. Decadent Christmas Chocolates
6. Mum's No-Bake Christmas Truffles
Hoping some of these gift suggestions will inspire your own unique and creative ideas. As Christmas is also a wonderful time to give back to others perhaps a donation to a charity on behalf of a family member since this simple gesture is all that is needed to create happy memories for others who may not be as fortunate as ourselves. Joy to you and your family and blessings in the New Year.
~ Isaiah 9:6
Here is a list of local organizations to support:
- Abbotsford Food Bank and Christmas Bureau Abbotsford
- Salvation Army's Christmas kettles
- Children's Wish
UPDATE Fall 2020: It's almost five years since this article was written and in this time we have followed a Low Carbohydrate lifestyle. This article, and others, remain on my website as there are many positive aspects as well as links of interest. Enjoy and take care during this time of Covid-19 ~ Liz
The information contained in this blog is based on personal experiences and opinion. It is not to be misconstrued in any way as health care advice but is provided for interest and hopefully learning purposes.
Always seek qualified medical care and guidance if you think you have a health concern.
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