We have so many holidays and special days in the year. Easter. Christmas. Thanksgiving Day. Wedding Days. Birthdays. Father’s Day. Mother’s Day. When you want to give someone you love or an acquaintance a gift, there are a myriad of gifts that you can give them. But with so much to choose from how do you buy the perfect gift for someone? How do you purchase the gift that will leave a lasting impression? So, what exactly do I get for my friend who is going to be wedded this coming month, or to my former colleague who is leaving the company or my lovely mother this coming Mother’s Day? When it comes to giving gifts consider this basics:
First of all, it is advisable that when you are considering to buy a gift, you stick to the classic gifts. Buy a gift that is sure to please and that will not go out of fashion.
Secondly, when buying a gift consider that a lot of people don't like to pamper themselves with new electronics. Therefore giving gadget or electronic gifts is a good chance of you helping them modernize to the most up to date technology. Take a look at what they have and see what they could use. For example Coffee makers are popular gifts for women and men alike.
If possible try and avoid buying the person a similar gift to your last present. Fresh and imaginative gift ideas say that you have thought about the person and put effort in.
Presentation matters! Please remove any
price tags and spend time wrapping your gift! Yes please invest in some good quality wrapping papers and ribbons..
Who says you can’t save money and buy a gift at the same time? Shopping online is a great way to save money because you can easily and efficiently compare prices. You can save time and money. It just shouldn't seem like you saved time or money to your recipient.
We all now that during Christmas time we buy gifts for quite a number of people. It is advisable and indeed wise to come up with a list. Knowing exactly the number of people you’re buying gifts for will help you in planning your budget. Furthermore, specify how much you are willing to spend for each person’s gift on your list
You want to leave a lasting impression on your recipient – a good lasting impression! Memories will be cherished or loathed for years to come.
If you’re in doubt make sure that you buy something useful. Ensure that your gift is one that you know your recipient will enjoy and appreciate.
Be sensitive to people’s feelings as opposed to totally lacking tact. Do you have an overweight friend? Stay away from fitness equipment or diet books. You might think you are doing them a favor but they may be offended. Think about what your gifts are saying before you buy them... remember some gifts can be offensive!
Remember when it comes to gift giving it's more than just a gift you’re giving. It’s really a demonstration of your feelings. Recall that saying “it’s the thought that counts”? Giving gifts should provide both the giver and the receiver great satisfaction and a sense of fulfillment Of course gifts should come from the heart. Do not give gifts out of obligation. Do it out of love and appreciation.
Given those handy tips and suggestions above, let me recommend one useful gift that just keeps on giving and giving and will definitely add value to the recipient of the gift.
Through my past experiences I have found out that a coffee maker seems to add value to the person your intending to give the gift to. You see lots of people love coffee. Unfortunately, given the times we are living in, being always in a rush it’s not always possible to get the time to make your favorite cup of coffee. So many things to do, so little time right? Well, buying a coffee maker is not only a practical gift but a very useful one too. As discussed with the above tips, a coffee maker will not go out of fashion. It’s an opportunity to modernize your recipient’s kitchen, assuming they don’t have one. We have quite a number of good quality but inexpensive coffee makers in the market that will just thrill the person you are buying the gift. They will definitely enjoy and appreciate the coffee maker.
You’re recipient will discover what a delight it is to make a steaming cup of rich coffee early in the morning or whenever the caffeine craving hits — with no measuring, no messy grounds and no waiting time. You can either get a coffee maker that they can push a button and in seconds, the coffee pours out every cup tasting as good as the last.
If they are the busy type, make sure you get them a coffee maker that is programmable. They will only need to hop out of bed, get into the shower, dress up and find their nice pot of coffee all ready and waiting for them. They’ll just need to set it up the night before and it turns on at the right time. Awesome!
So if you’re not sure what gift to buy, buy a gift that just keeps on giving and giving and giving. Buy a coffeemaker!