SAVVY SHOPPING TIPS FOR STRETCHING YOUR HOLIDAY BUDGET
Americas Most Trusted Mom Expert, Stacy DeBroff, Shares her Tips for How to Survive and Thrive During the Rush of the Holiday Shopping Season! Its the most wonderful time of the year, the happiest season of all and a time to try to stay sane in the hustle and bustle of holiday shopping! As our holiday shopping lists grow longer and longer, everyone is looking for a way to stretch their dollars and make the most of our holiday budgets. With family members, teachers, neighbors, co-workers and friends to shop for, how can we still buy quality gifts for everyone on our list?
Mom Expert Stacy DeBroff has mastered how to shop for the holidays stress-free and still manage to get thoughtful gifts everyone will appreciate. Stacy has a plethora of tips to help us stay prepared and organized so we can manage our holiday shopping and still give wonderful gifts to all of our loved ones. Holiday Shopping Tips Create a master gift list prior to the holiday season so no one gets forgotten. Keep this list on hand to jog your memory! Also, add in details such as sizes or wish-list items for different family members. Call ahead if theres a particular hot gift youre looking for, like the latest kids toys, to make sure its in stock. Chip in together for big ticket items. Group gifting has become one of the latest shopping trends, especially as the holiday season is upon us. In fact, 83 percent of women and 75 percent of men say theyve participated in group gifting and plan to do so again this holiday season. Sears offers GiveTogether a great online tool so you can gather together with friends and family to share in the cost of a great gift. Keep a supply of hostess gifts. Whether chocolate covered pretzels or bottles of wine with ribbon wrapping; you never know when it will come in handy! Start early! Nothings worse than a rush to the mall and fighting traffic and crowds for last minute gifts. Stock up. When you find gifts you really like, consider giving that same gift to more than one person. Buy several, wrap them right away, and store them until the time of gift giving comes around. For more information visit: http://www.sears.com
About Stacy DeBroff: Stacy DeBroff, a.k.a. Americas Most Trusted Mom Expert, is a nationally acclaimed parenting expert, best-selling author, regular national TV show guest and CEO of Mom Central Consulting, the leading national social media agency specializing in moms. Heralded as a parenting guru by the Wall Street Journal, DeBroffs Mom Central is a company devoted to providing savvy advice to simplify and enrich the lives of busy moms and their families. Having authored four best-selling parenting books, including The Mom Book Goes to School, The Mom Book: 4,278 Tips for Moms, Sign Me Up! The Parent’s Complete Guide to Sports, Activities, and Extracurriculars, and Mom Central: The Ultimate Family Organizer, she appears regularly as a parenting expert on TV, including NBCs Today Show, CNN, The View, Tyra Banks Show, CBS Early Show, Daily Buzz, Mike and Juliet, Fox & Friends and the Rachael Ray Show. She lives with her husband Ron, and happily engages in imperfect parenting of their two teens, Kyle and Brooks, in Boston, Massachusetts.