By now, you’ve probably already begun your holiday shopping. However, if you’re still making your lists and checking them twice, here are eight holiday shopping trends that you may want to consider.

  1. Handmade Gift: If the economy has you worried, fret no more. Use your crafty skills to create spectacular holiday gifts for your family and friends.
  2. Small Impulse Buys: Although you may not be able to spend $20 or $50 on gifts for everyone on you list, you can turn your one dollar bills and small impulse buys into amazing stocking-stuffers. Visit the Dollar Tree for great ideas.
  3. Reusable/Go-Green Items: Fabric bags, water bottles and washable diapers are the perfect gifts for those with the motto, “Renew, reuse and recycle.”
  4. Charity Gifts: Although the recipient may not have a gift in hand, making a donation in your family member or friend’s honor is sure to ignite some warm and fuzzies.
  5. Cute Socks and Underwear: Although these gifts may not be as exciting as toys, you can make it fun by giving cute and unique socks and underwear as gifts.
  6. Awesome Finds for Yourself: Sometimes, finding an awesome deal on something you want is just as good as giving a gift. Go ahead and treat yourself this year.
  7. Online Shoppers Spend More: Shoppers are finding that it’s easier to purchase everything on their lists from the comforts of home.
  8. Shoppers are Using Squidoo: Shoppers are using Squidoo for their online shopping. So, if you’re looking to promote your holiday gifts make sure that you don’t miss out on this unique website.


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