It’s never too early to do your Christmas shopping. As a matter of fact, I start as soon as I see something which I think would be a nice gift to somebody for Christmas.
That way I get to buy them one at a time, not hurting my pocket too much versus buying one big bulk of Christmas presents in December. Plus prices are much lower during, say, September, than during the holiday season.
One thing I also learned when gift giving is that you have to be creative. Not only in wrapping your presents but also in the gift you are going to give. Give personalized gifts, there are many personalized gifts available online which is not only convenient but is ideal for people who you think “has everything”. You can even get discounts for Personal Creations which can save you a few good bucks along the way.
Be organized when you’re already pressed for time. When doing Christmas shopping on the second week of December, make sure you have a list of recipients and a budget set out for the gifts. That way, you can be more focused in looking for the right present for each person and not think whether everyone already has a gift.
I hope these few tips are helpful. I’ll add some more when I think of something.