For some of us who don’t celebrate the occasion religiously, it’s a tricky space to be caught in during the year of festivities. You can’t expect Christmas gifts to fill up beneath your non-existent tree but you don’t want to be rude and be stuck in a situation where you don’t have anything to give back in return for a gift that was uncalled for.
What I usually do during this time is pack a few small bags in my car with gifts that can be for anyone, so when I need to gift it to someone, I’ll just stick a card with their name on it quickly on-the-go. Perfect for friends you see every once in awhile but still keep in steady contact, colleagues, extended family members, boyfriend’s family or close friends. Get packing on these emergency gift ideas: