How to Spend Less on Gifts but Make Sure You Give Them What They Want

Are you looking for a way to simplify and save money when giving gifts?

Last year, we tried something new with my husband’s side of the family.  Because finances were tight for all of us, we all agreed to buy just one gift for someone else in the family. We drew names (and it couldn’t be our significant other) and set a price limit.   But – and this is the beauty part – everyone had to fill out a wishlist on  That way we could each be sure that what we were giving (and receiving) was something “good.” read more