Want to give up holiday gifts completely?


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A new study says 70% of us would be willing to give up giving gifts this holiday BUT ONLY if our family and friends agreed. Katherine Fife, Principal Consultant at Philanthropy Matters, is ready to go on this idea. She thinks her son has what he wants all year long, so why can't we just give to those who need it?

Have you read the book The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up? Kristin Sokol, Life Coach and KSL Contributor, talks about focusing on one area at a time, removing everything as if you're moving and then only putting back those things that genuinely bring you joy. This exercise has brought her to the realization that the only gifts they love are shared experiences.

Laura Wall went to a large store on a Black Friday years ago and watched people fight over junk, and all the Christmas spirit drained out of her body. So she stopped. Now she asks her kids what they want, gets it for them, and then they do something magical together.

After Cyber Monday is Giving Tuesday - and that's where we should focus. We don't need another braided wall hanging, but somebody needs dinner.

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