When I set out a budget for myself all the obvious costs of living like food, mortgage, gas and electricity get accounted for, but I often forget to consider other things that I am bound to, and would like to spend money on. Sending my loved ones gifts for birthday, the birth of a new baby or just to let them know that I am thinking about them is something I love to do. However, the financial implications can soon mount up, particularly, as with my friends, in certain months of the year there seems to be many birthdays within a few days of each other. It can also result in lots of time, fuel and energy being spent when you go out hunting for that perfect gift.
In some cases, personalised gifts can be more affordable than other types of gifts. Personalised gifts are special items tailored to suit a specific individual’s preferences, interests, or characteristics. These gifts are designed to hold sentimental value and demonstrate a thoughtful and personalised approach to gift-giving. The key to their appeal lies in the effort and consideration put into customising them to match the recipient’s personality, taste, or experiences. Nowadays, there are several options for these kinds of gifts, including Personalised Candles at Kindred Fires (or a similar store). That being said, here are a few suggestions on how you might be able to spend a little less, while giving something that will give everyone a feel good factor.
Everyone loves receiving a beautiful bouquet of fragrant flowers from a loved one. There is no better way to show someone that you care about or love someone than to send flowers. By ordering online you can choose exactly what you want to send and hunt down any bargains there might be. You also can avoid speaking to a salesperson who may talk you into spending more than you might have intended. There is the added environmental benefit of knowing that you will cut down on shipping and therefore on carbon emissions. By using flower delivery services from happyflorist.my or similar websites, you can send the freshest possible flowers as they tend to use the florists closest to their recipient. This way they can ensure they aren’t damaged in transportation.
It might be a bit boring, but sending vouchers or subscribing to a service is an easy, cost-effective method of bestowing a gift to your loved one. Not only does it save you the hassle of choosing a physical gift that might not be to their liking, but it also allows your loved one to pick something they genuinely desire or enjoy. For instance, if they are a big movie buff you could give them a subscription to their favorite streaming service like Netflix or cinema vouchers. Similarly, if they are beer enthusiasts then you could gift them craft beer subscriptions or vouchers from their favorite brewery. This way, you ensure that your gift will be both thoughtful and practical, making it a win-win situation for both the giver and the recipient. Additionally, with the convenience of online gift vouchers and subscription services, you can easily customize the amount or duration of the gift, making it adaptable to your budget and their preferences
Sponsor/ Adoption Gift
From buying an elephant to a meerkat, you can find all kinds of ways to send an unusual and unique gift by adopting an animal on their behalf. Check out aggregated sites which sell these sorts of sponsorship presents and you are bound to find deals or special offers on certain products. It doesn’t have to be an animal either. There is a wide variety of environmentally friendly options available, so you can make an informed decision on which charity you would like to support and what would give the person you are going to give it to the most pleasure. Fulfil a friend’s life time ambition of owning a pony, knowing that they won’t even have to muck it out.