A Moment With Me, My Stories


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Cadourile de Craciun sunt pentru multi o povara. E foarte greu sa alegi cadoul potrivit si pentru ca din punct de vedere financiar luna decembrie e una foarte incarcata. In afara de cadourile mai consistente si putin mai scumpe (pentru sot, parinti), in grupul nostru de prieteni Craciunul nu vine cu bataie de cap la pachet. Asta pentru ca incercam pe cat posibil sa nu ne facem viata grea si … gaura in buzunar. De ani buni, obisnuim sa ne oferim intre noi cateva cadouri simbolice. Iata cateva idei pe care le-am pus in practica pentru anul acesta: Lots of people have a hard time choosing Christmas gifts. It’s very hard to make a good choice, but also, financially the month of December comes along with many unplanned expenses. Besides the more expensive gifts for my close ones (husband and parents) in our friends’ group, we do not put so much pressure on ourselves for Christmas. We try not to make our life hard, we budget and try to keep it as simple as possible. Budgeting is the key for a more relaxing Christmas. We usually gift something symbolic. Here are a few ideas we tried this year:
  • Cercei cu tema/ Themed earrings:



  • Manusi, fulare sau ciorapi, toate cu tema de Craciun. Rechizite sau accesorii pentru birou cu tematica de iarna, sau poate o agenda sau o carte pe care stii sigur ca cineva drag si-o doreste/Gloves, scarfs or socks with a Christmas theme. Stationery with a winter theme, or maybe a planner or a book you know for sure someone wants:


  • Decoratiuni de Craciun/Christmas decorations:
  • Dulciuri/Sweets:


  • Magenti de frigider cumparati de-a lungul calatoriilor mele din acest an/Fridge magnets from my travels over the year:


  • Un tricou imprimat cu ceva ce stiti sigur ca ii va placea/A printed tshrit with a message you’ll know for sure it will be perfect:





  1. You are so right and even for those ‘nearest and dearest’ it is the thought rather than the money which is important. Last year Petronela (my wife) said a relatively inexpensive present was “the best present I ever had”; it was a simple cushion custom printed with the lyrics of ‘our song’ (in the shape of a heart) with the date of our wedding, then 16 years previously.
    An expensive present to those not ‘nearest and dearest’ can often give the wrong message.

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