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Showing posts from December, 2010

Give with your Heart

The holiday season is a time of meeting and greeting, feasting and drinking, buying and spending!  We stress over purchasing that perfect gift, decisions between pink or green, small or medium, merino wool or cashmere, UGGs or Hunter!  Decisions, decisions...more decisions.   Our inbox is blasted with emails - "Final Day for 40% off," "Buy one, get second half off," "Take an extra 30% off and Free Shipping."  Such temptations!  Amex and MasterCard must be doing a happy dance. I was surprised to see After-Christmas sales emails on Christmas Day which enabled you to purchase online on Christmas Day for the new low, discounted price!   Shopaholics must love what technology/Internet has done to feed their passion.

Christmas and the holidays have become so commercialized. We get all worked up with trying to give the best gift that will please those close to us, that we forget that the gift is just a token.  It is the feelings that we give the present with that…