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Christmas shopping

Esther Cole, 5th Dec 2020
Tags: Life Blog Christmas Shopping

Christmas is coming and while it may look a bit different from usual this year, I feel like celebrating and blessing those we love is especially important after the crazy ride that 2020 has taken all of us on.

This year has been tough for every business out there, and I’ve been more aware than ever of the individuals who are running or have set up their own small businesses. Especially those in my local area.

Christmas gifts

With this in mind, my Christmas shopping has looked pretty different than in previous years. I’ve been searching for gifts that would not only be great for my family but also support small business owners.

Etsy and Instagram have been the best places for me to find the most special gifts.

So far, Etsy and Instagram have been the best places for me to find the most special gifts, and it’s easy to refine the search to your local area.

The gifts I bought were quick to arrive and came in beautiful packaging. Most of them are also eco-friendly, which is an added bonus.

With more time on my hands in the second lockdown, I’ve found myself getting creative and making my own presents.

Taking the time to create something unique and personal for my family and friends has been great, I’ve found a lot of joy in crafting new things. 

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So far, I’ve made everything from fudge to wall hangings, and I’ve spent a lot of time on Pinterest getting more inspiration.

You can find great ideas for homemade presents online.

You can find great ideas for homemade presents online. They are usually quite affordable to make as the material doesn’t cost much.

The time you have put into creating the homemade gift adds incredible value to it. So why not give it a go? 

I hope you have a blessed and happy Christmas time!

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