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The Top 15 Holiday Shopping Tips To Stay Sane This Season

By Kathleen O'Malley |

Like it or not, Halloween marks the beginning of holiday shopping season. I went and bought holiday-scented soap; now everyone in my house knows the holidays are coming because their hands smell like candy canes!

I love the holidays, and I’m not sad that they seem to be two months long. I don’t need an excuse to spend time with my friends and family, but I’ll happily take the holidays as one. I love how busy everyone gets, and I love how cities dress themselves up in twinkling lights.

One drawback is that I don’t love shopping any time of the year … holidays included. I know I can’t be the only one, so I collected my top 15 holiday shopping tips. Follow these, and stay sane, my friends! If these don’t work, then pour yourself a glass of mulled wine and sit quietly by the fire. That’ll do the trick.

The Top 15 Holiday Shopping Tips To Stay Sane This Season

Top 15 Holiday Shopping Tips

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Kathleen O'Malley

Kathleen O'Malley is the creator of the personal finance and frugal living blog, Frugal Portland, where she writes about fun, frugal things to do in her hometown of Portland, Oregon as well as ways to make the most of our short time here on the planet. Topics include living simply and having fun on a shoestring. Read bio and latest posts → Read Kathleen's latest posts →

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