Christmas Ideas and Gift Guides

Christmas Ideas and Gift Guides to keep YOU, the gift giver out of the poor house

2023 Christmas Gift Guides

Christmas Gift Guides 2023

  Here at Everyday Cheapskate, we encourage living below our means as a way of life. We strive to be
Gift Guide Coffee Lovers

Christmas Gift Guide: Gifts to Thrill and Delight Coffee Lovers

Even if you aren’t one, chances are pretty good you know someone who is a bonafide coffee lover! That’s because unmitigated
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Christmas Gift Guide: Gifts for Her

Discover a thoughtful holiday gift guide for the special women in your life! This collection features some of my favorite
Colleagues at the office exchanged gifts for Christmas. A group of employees. The concept of surprises, greetings and secret Santa.

Christmas Gift Guide: College, Young Professionals

  Quick Link: Fun Stuff for Kids   Gift-giving is undoubtedly on everyone’s mind as we head into the Christmas
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The Ultimate Gift-Worthy Caramel Corn Recipe (Quick, Easy, Good!)

Here’s a quick and easy way to make what I find amazing gift-worthy caramel corn, with stovetop and microwave instructions,
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Christmas Gift Guide: Gifts for Him

When it comes to finding the perfect present, whether you dread coming up with an excellent gift or delight in
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Gift Guide Kids Toys All Ages 2023

These toys at not only super popular this holiday season, each will provide hours of screen-free fun  But hurry. Supplies
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A Mostly Complete Guide to Tipping During the Holiday Season

It is a social custom in this country to give cash gifts—also referred to as tips or gratuities—during the holiday
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Meaningful DIY Gifts That Cost About $5 to Make

You don't have to spend a lot of money to show those you love how much they mean to you.
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Christmas Gift Guide: Grandparents, Seniors

Here are our best gift ideas that are sure to delight grandparents everywhere, whether this is their first year on the job or
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Best Gift Ideas for Foodies, Cooks, Home Chefs

These are the best gift ideas ever for foodies, gourmet cooks, and home chefs because they're super useful—affordable, too!
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Christmas Gift Guide for RV Owners, VanLifers, Campers

Looking for some great campervan gifts for friends or family members who just got their new van, are more seasoned
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10 Best Homemade Gifts Under $10

This is so much fun, no specific skills required. All of these ideas are super doable. More than that? You
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Best Gift Ideas for Her

Face it, some people are just not easy-to-buy-for. That's why I'm here to help—I've got you covered!
2023 Gift Guide Fun Stuff Kids

Christmas Gift Guide: Super Fun Stuff for Kids

  Looking for fun stuff for the kids? Well, yes, because it can’t be ALL about socks, underwear, and science
2021 Christmas Mary's Fav Things

Mary’s Favorite Things

  If you woke up this morning with a sense of panic realizing there are just days until Christmas, let

How to Do Christmas Without Debt

If you are or ever have been plagued by credit card debt, I can nearly guarantee expenses related to Christmas
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Christmas Gift Guide: Best STEM Toys and Games

Spending hours and hours creating Gift Guides for you is the way I control my urge to splurge. Apparently, my
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Gift Guide: What Teachers Really Want for Christmas

I’ve never been a school teacher, but I am a parent. I wish I’d known years ago what I know
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Four Things We Really Want for Christmas

Sure they want toys, but underneath it all, what kids really want for Christmas (adults, too) just might surprise you.
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Instant Pot Vanilla Extract—One Week from Start-to-Gift

 For nearly a decade I've been making vanilla extract for Christmas gifts. And every year I find myself scrambling because
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Gifts That Don’t Cost a Dime

Short on cash this holiday season? Maybe it's time to start thinking about gifts that don't come from a store,
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5 Favorite Handmade Holiday Gifts With Complete Instructions (So Easy!)

Whether it’s something from your kitchen, craft room, woodworking shop, or computer, there’s nothing like a homemade gift. A tree
Homemade Golden Caramel Popcorn in a Bowl

Gift-Worthy Caramel Corn Just in Time for the Holidays

For years, I’d attempted to make caramel corn, without success. It was either too soggy or too chewy. Or the
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Memories are Gifts that Last for a Lifetime

If you could use an injection of fresh ideas for how to make this Holiday Season meaningful for the children
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The Ultimate Guide to Proper Re-Gifting

Eighteen days until Christmas. While you let that sink in, allow me to whisper one word in your ear: Re-gifting.

Christmas Holiday Tips, Tricks, Hacks

I am enjoying the unique holiday tips and tricks readers have been sending my way, to be shared with you.

6 Fabulous Last-Minute Gift Ideas

Need a last-minute gift for a neighbor, friend, a beloved teacher, or anyone else on your gift list? Here are
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Christmas Gift Ideas for Teens 2023

Finding the perfect gift for teen boys and girls is almost impossible. Teenagers like what they like. Funny thing. I’m