SweetEscape is an on demand photography platform. No matter the season, London is arguably one of the most instagramable destinations in the world. It's almost the end of the year, and your schedule is probably looking more packed than usual with all of the Christmas and year-end holiday plans you've got within the next few weeks. For those of you who aren't running out of money already... we salute you! You must be doing a great job at your finances. But for those of you who are running low on doe... you're probably worried about all the gifts you have yet to buy for all of your loved ones. So, if you've got some spare change, we've got a list of practical but affordable Christmas gifts to buy that we guarantee you, are totally cost-efficient. Read on below for 5 budget-friendly Christmas gift ideas that you can buy without taking too much out of your pockets!
Who would've thought that a travel mug would be a great gift to anyone? If you browse through Amazon, and sites alike, you'll often see compilations of popularly-bought items which would usually vary season to season. In the case of travel mugs, they come in so many different forms and types - which makes it even easier for you to select according to your preference. You've got the expendables, the steel coffee mugs and the typical Starbucks mugs to list a few. If you're thinking as to why people have a thing for travel mugs... it's simply because it's travel related! Well, travel mugs are useful for just about many occasions, be it for commuting to work or school, securely taking it with you in the car or train and many more.
Ahh... if isn't the famous fleece season of the year. Don't get us wrong, we do know that all of you live in different parts of the world. Perhaps some of you live i a place of tropical weather where it's constantly rainforest type of temperature all year long, whereas others might in a four-season area or even less. One string you could pull that connects us all is the fact that we spend our days working and earning a living in a tall building somewhere. As we all know, office buildings usually have built-in or central air conditioning system, which means that unfortunately, you can't set the temperature accordingly to your preference. Since these office ACs are usually on full blast, it's no wonder that our workplaces tend to freeze our souls up throughout our day. This is where a fleece blanket is guaranteed to come in handy for whoever you decide to gift it to. Your friend, co-worker, parents or even significant partner would definitely thank you for this highly useful gift.
Feel free to think otherwise, but we think it's safe to say that nothing beats a good ol' box of chewy chocolate fudge cookies. If you're in the mood for some bakin' fun, then our suggestion for you is to bake a batch of these chewy cookies as a gift that surely wouldn't go unnoticed. It's most certainly a simple gift, but could also be quite meaningful and appreciated - baking is an effort, dear reader! In addition to the delicious cookies, you can also do a DIY packaging to make it as Christmas-y as you want. The best part is that you don't have to spend much at all to make them, all you need are some basic ingredients, a mixer and oven (and of course, some free time). Trust us, there's no better way to a person's heart than a plateful of chewy sweets!
We've all seen it, and some of us have been there. The trend of fun and festive lights are back to brighten up and set the mood for any occasion. Of course, you're free to choose whichever kind, but we suggest the LED lights for decoration. Those are extremely fun, and can connect to your mobile phone to change the hue and tone of the lights. These are also perfect for the holiday season, especially if the person will be hosting a lot of parties and gatherings at their place. Again, it's a simple idea of a gift, but can actually be quite useful and entertaining at the same time.
Last but not least is the all-time-famous Starbucks gift card! Starbucks is (almost) everywhere all around the world. A simple Starbucks gift card could easily light up the face of your recipient, because as it's safe to say that coffee is life (for the most of us). You can top up the card with however amount you prefer and it'll certainly fill up the tummy of the receiver with some delicious beverage and/or snack. Considered as one of the most popular coffee franchises around the world, who would say no to a Starbucks gift card? Trust us, a Starbucks gift card will definitely come in handy!
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