One of the most challenging tasks every December is to look for the perfect gift for our loved ones. Most of the articles we read would suggest travels, shoes or bags for perfect Christmas presents. This 2020 would tell us otherwise.
This year has given us the opportunity to look at things in a different perspective. Through COVID 19, we realized that the most essential and most expensive items have always been around us. In line with this, Tambayan TV would like to share with you the Ten Budget Friendly Christmas Gifts for 2020.
- Alcohol and Face mask
During the first few months of the pandemic, alcohol and face mask become unavailable throughout the Philippines due to unanticipated pandemic and panic buying. Supplies in the market is very low and the demand is very high that is why majority of the Filipino people purchased these items twice or thrice the regular price. To date, the prices of these items are back to its regular price but its necessity is still the same. Alcohol and face mask would be a very good choice for your family and friends.
Not all vitamins are expensive. And not all inexpensive vitamins are ineffective. You could buy vitamins from Php 179- Php 379 per box with 20-30 capsules which is good for a month. Lazada and Shoppee have started partnering with trustworthy drugstores that sells quality vitamins.
- Subscription to Netflix/Spotify
Good movies and good music could also make your friends and family occupied in spite of the pandemic. Through giving them these subscriptions, you also share great entertainment with them. Netflix subscription starts at Php 450 depending on the number of sharers and Spotify starts at Php 299.00.
- Bluetooth earphones
My nephews and nieces recently saw my Bluetooth earphones and they wanted to have one too. You could buy affordable products in your local e-commerce. A pair of Bluetooth earphones ranges from Php 150- Php 550 depending on the brand and quality of the product.
- Creative DIY Gifts
If you are into Do-It-Yourself crafts, you can make everything out of anything. Click this link to get more DIY ideas ( DIY Ideas)
- Recipe books
If your families or friends love cooking, you can buy them great Recipe Books for their hobby. The good thing about this is that you can make a personalized recipe book for them through the help of internet. Search for the cuisine which you prefer for your friend to learn and download it. You can print it in any printing shops.
Plants have become a hit in 2020 which helped a lot of Filipino people cope with the pandemic. Through planting, many moms managed to survive this pandemic by selling their propagated plants. In the Philippines, you can find a lot of plant sellers that offers different kinds of varieties at a budget-friendly amount. This is a perfect gift for your Plantita and Plantito friends and relatives.
- Backyard gardening tools
You can also give your friends and relatives backyard gardening tools such as weeder, garden scissors or shovel. This will surely be appreciated by them. You can buy cheap and quality products in your local department stores or you can buy online.
- Calendar 2021
Although many establishments are giving away free calendars to their clients, it would also be great to provide them personalized calendars. You may also visit Education PH for FREE CALENDAR 2021.
- Journal Notebook
Not everyone finds time to write on their journal. Some people say that they could manage writing on their journal on the first few months of the year but could not maintain it after 2 to 3 months. According to studies, writing on a journal could help in your mental well-being. If you have a friend who is very dear to you, this would be the perfect gift for him/her.