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Cheap Christmas Gifts: Inexpensive Ideas For Everyone On Your List

Finding the perfect balance between showing your loved ones how much you care and not breaking the budget is just plain tough.

You want cheap Christmas gift ideas…but you don’t want them to LOOK cheap!

I’ve spent years thinking about ways to make this balance work. And in the meantime, I’ve created a bunch of lists of ideas that will make everyone on your list happy.

(Including you!)

So jump in and find the cheap Christmas gift lists that fit your life.

Cheap Ways To Wrap Gifts When Your Christmas Budget Is Busted

Cheap Ways To Wrap Gifts When Your Christmas Budget Is Busted

You finally did your Christmas shopping (gold star for you!). Now all you have to do is get it wrapped.

But that stash of wrapping paper you had last year has disappeared. And have you seen the prices of everything in the store?

Besides, who wants to pay money for something that’s destined to be destroyed and added to the trash tomorrow?

Hey, it’s not Scroog-ey to want to save money on gift wrap. Especially if you can find cheap ways to wrap gifts that still look beautiful in the end.

So let’s find some classy ways to wrap gifts when you don’t have wrapping paper on hand.

7 Things To Skip This Christmas: No Regrets!

7 Things To Skip This Christmas: No Regrets!

Every time a doctor walked into my room, I would say, “Hi, I’m going home tomorrow!”

Our fourth child had been born very early that morning.  And while we could hardly contain our excitement over having a daughter (!), we also had three young sons at home.

And tomorrow was Christmas Eve.

The biggest day of the year, especially for the 5 and under set!

That crazy year had proven that our boys could do without a lot of the Christmas traditions we had found so important.

But the one thing they couldn’t do without was having mom and dad home to celebrate the big day.

We learned so much from having a simple Christmas that year.

And you wouldn’t believe how much you can love the season when you skip those things you always feel obligated to do.

So let’s talk about how to celebrate a Christmas you won’t regret!


The Best Cheap Gift Ideas For Mom On A Budget

She will love any of these cheap gift ideas for Mom on a budget. (Ideas gathered by a Mom of 6!)

I’ll go ahead and speak for your Mom when I say it is so sweet of you to think of her with a great gift idea!

Honestly, she’d be thrilled to just be allowed to take an uninterrupted nap.

But if you want to hand her something she’ll actually love this time (even though you don’t have much money to spend), fear not!

I’ve compiled a list of the best gifts on a budget for Mom that she’s sure to love.


10 Memorable Ways To Love Your Stay At Home Valentine’s Day

We’ve celebrated more holidays at home in the past year than ever before.

But if I’m totally honest, Valentine’s Day is a holiday we often spend at home.

Who wants to fight the crowds? Especially when we already don’t get enough date nights!

So for years, we’ve found some special ways to enjoy our Valentine’s Day together, at home.

Here are some of our favorite ways to celebrate.

What To Get A Teenager For Christmas This Year (That’s Not A Gift Card)

What To Get A Teenager For Christmas This Year (That’s Not A Gift Card)

Figuring out what to get a teenager for Christmas can be a real head scratcher. But this list of tried and true ideas from a mom of 4 teens makes it easy.

It’s hard to believe it, but that little boy you used to snuggle with has grown into a tall teenager!

Where does the time go?

Of course you want to get him the perfect gift. Something that shows how much you love him.

But how can you manage that?

He hardly wants anything at all.  And the few ideas you’ve managed to wiggle out of him are well above your budget.

What do you get a teenager for Christmas?

It’s a tough task…but not an impossible one!

Let’s explore a few ideas that are just right for your beloved teen this year. 

(If you can’t tell, I have 3 teenage boys and a teen girl of my own. And these are the gifts my kids and their friends want the most.)