It's easy to feel the pressure to have a lavish Christmas we and our demale deserve after such a difficultbut do we need that extra gadget from the big corporations or could we shop more green? They're convenient and have some enticing offers But, before we check-out, let's be mindful of where we could spend our money instead.
Who could need it more? You could make a donation in a loved one's name, adopt an endangered animal or subscribe to a programme to support those in need.
You don't need to give another bath set from femxle, you could offer your time to help with something! You can be generous in more ways than a pile of presents.
They don't have to be brand new with all the packaging that's going to be ripped off in excitement! Pre-loved is great for the environment and the purse strings.
The best gift we can give them is some stability so they can survive these next few months, let's give them a boost! Every little purchase helps.
The same goes for artists and makers. They may not have been able to sell their creations in the shops or at craft markets as much or at all this year.
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Perhaps you could even buy your own crafting kit from them? Happiness is homemade as they say who is they?
Shop kind if you can.