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Sep 25 2013
4 years ago
3:06 PM MST

Frugal Christmas Gift Ideas Needed for Co-Workers

Sep 25, 2013 @ 3:06 PM MST
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Check out this email that I recently received from a Hip2Save reader…

Hi Collin! I need your help for Christmas. I have a lot of office gifts to buy as I am a manager and obviously have a very tight personal budget. My coworkers are fashionistas with quite discriminating tastes. Unfortunately, I am the opposite of them. I did luck out last year and got great stone bracelets from JCPenney that retailed for $35 for about $2.99. How do I top that this year? We don’t draw names so that is not a suggestion. Help…I am feeling the Christmas pressure as I just saw the first holiday decorations at Steinmart yesterday.

With Christmas just a few months away, do you have any frugal gift ideas to help this reader?!

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