No Christmas Gifts This Year

In my effort to have a greener, less consumerist Christmas, I am scaling back on presents.  I’m not eliminating presents, but I’m scaling back quite a bit.  I mentioned my digital cook book idea (its a Word document with a collection of recipes in it, Breakfast, Appetizers, Entrees, Desserts, etc) which I’ll be emailing out to friends near and far as a free but thoughtful gift.  But maybe I want to do a little something more for them?  Maybe I want to give a gift of experience.

Enter No Christmas Gifts This Year, an e-card service that gives you the opportunity to give a friend or loved one a gift of experience of their choosing, for free.  The recipient gets the ecard and chooses from a variety of activites listed in the card.  What they choose is what you’re obligated to give them for a present.  Activites listed include “Learn a new skill”, “Play at the park” and “Cook a meal”.

I think I’ll be adding this to my gift arsenal this year.


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Badass feminist environmentalist.
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3 Responses to No Christmas Gifts This Year

  1. Katy says:

    What a cool idea!

    I give “experiance gifts” to my sisters and parents, so I think this website would be a cool thing to send to them.

    For everyone else, I just donate to their favorite charity (or my favorite if they don’t have one)

  2. Allie says:

    I love it! That’s a great idea.

  3. the best gift you can give to someone you love is your “presence” as I discuss in my blog

    Mark Allen Roberts

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