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Day 4: Simple Gift Ideas

LDS Living's 12 Days of Christmas

LDS Living staff - December 04, 2010

Here's a cheat sheet for your Christmas gift shopping. (For all other days, click here.)

Need a last minute gift for that co-worker you forgot about, or maybe you're struggling to find the "perfect" gift? Fear no more! Here are some ideas for those hard-to-buy-for people, gifts ideas for neighbors, and a little holiday gift humor.

Gifts that focus on the Savior

The guiding rule for choosing gifts is that they must focus on the Savior. They can be directly linked to Christmas and the birth of Christ, or they can simply be Christ-centered. For a list of gift ideas, click here.

10 Gifts Under $10

Shopping for people who already have everything doesn't have to be a challenge. For some unique gift ideas, click here.

Easy Gift How-to's

“Christmas” doesn't have to mean spending $15 on each of your friends, or even spending hours on lavish and original homemade gifts. Instead, try these simple solutions, which can each be easily expanded to account for multiple receivers. To read the full story, click here.

Food gift ideas

Tired of giving and getting the same fudge every year for Christmas? Here are some great ideas from the lovely Kate and Sara of Our Best Bites:

1.    Peppermint bark popcorn
2.    Peppermint candy cane brownies
3.     Hot fudge sauce
4.    Easy pretzel turtles
5.    Homemade marshmallows
6.    Buttermilk syrup
7.    Iced sugar cookies
8.    Gingerbread cookies
9.    Fruity candied popcorn
10.    Sugar scrub
11.    Dipped pretzel rods
12.    Multigrain bread in a jar
13.    Peanut brittle
14.    Chocolate toffee sugar cookies
15.    Almond poppy seed bread
16.    Pie in a jar
17.    Ginger spice cookies
18.    Cinnamon bun popcorn
19.    Double chocolate waffle mix
20.    Peppermint Fudge Cupcake Jar

Discussion

What is the craziest Christmas gift you have ever received or given? 

How much money do you spend on Christmas gifts every year?









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