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GUIDE TO SANE GIFT SHOPPING & GIVING

FRUGAL GIFT IDEAS: GOING WELL TOGETHER-BUNDLING

FOR THOSE WITH NO AVERSION TO BUNDLING/SHARING GIFT GIVING

While searching for great Mother’s Day gifts, I found some ideas products that make wonderful bundling gifts. Would your recipient love to rip open the gift and find accessories tucked around the main event.

 

FOR THE GRILLER

 

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Your grilling gift recipient probably continually seeks improvements on technique. Smoke & Spice: Cooking with Smoke has some secrets to share.

$15 $25 surlatable.com

 

frugalista.blog_grillSkillet_MDay_sevThey’ll really love it bundled it with the Mr. BBQ 12″ Non-stick Grilling Skillet. It keeps whatever they’re cooking in one place and out of the coals. Includes removable handle.

$15 $30 1macys.com

 

The Mesh Nonstick 3-in-1 Grill Pan also makes a fantastic partner gift. A deep grill basket, skillet and covered basket all in one for excellence on the grill.

$15 $50 surlatable.com 

 

Or, the Mr. BBQ Marinade & Serving Caddy works as a great 

frugalista.blog_marinadeCaddy_MDay_sevbuddy gift with either or both of the gift ideas above. Makes marinading easy. Includes marinade and grill trays. After grilling, they’ll rinse and use the grill tray to bring in the bounty.

$25 $50 1macys.com

 

FOR THE HOUSEWARMING

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The Chelsea Flatware might be the perfect gift. How often do we keep old and/or mismatched utensils? Gifting four of the 5-piece settings will cover them for the more intimate dinner parties. At this great price, you might double that for an excellent shared gift.

$10 $33 – each set crateandbarrel.com

 

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Several of the natural Linen Flatware Pouches, bundled with flatware, would make a welcome gift bundled. A red ribbon adds to each place setting.

$2 $4 each crateandbarrel.com

 

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Put your recipient’s stamp on these colorful mini casserole dishes. Personalized with the beneficiaries name in block or script letters. Perfect for singles or two-serving portions. For a larger group, gift several for various casseroles. Goes from oven to table.

$15 $25 redenvelope.com  

 

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Pair the casserole dishes with Bamboo Kitchen Tools. The 6=piece set–3 spoons and 3 spatulas–comes in mesh bag.

$9 $11 amazon.com

 

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The Red Bird Vintage-Inspired Oven Mitt makes a perfect accompaniment to the mini casserole dishes and the spoons.  Might want to gift a couple at this great price.

$6 $13 surlatable.com 
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 If they have enough spoons, substitute the Ruffle Bird Vintage-Inspired Apron in the bundle. The strategically placed applique and ruffled bodice might especially appeal to Mad Men fans.
$12 $35 surlatable.com

Prepare these gift recipients for dinner parties or just dinner at home.

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Cut it. The non-absorbent Dexas GrippBoard Cutting Board has built-in grooves to catch juices. Non-slip keeps their meats, etc from flying across counter. 

$10 $20 chefscatalog.com

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Cook it. The Kleen Convection Broiler Pan/Grill Set creates convection air cooking. Recipients can bake, grill or sear meats in their oven.

$10 $30 chefcatalog.com

 

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Clock it. The gift recipient won’t mind the slim, colorful Mini Digital Timer on their counter. Small, but easy to read.

$3 $8 surlatable.com

 

 

frugalista.blog_ChefKitchenTowels_sizzling2Check it. Your gift recipient will get use the Chefs Kitchen Towel and Oven Mitt Set for a long time. Coordinating, durable quilted mitts and towels made of waffle weaves.

$25 $30 chefscatalog.com 

 

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Clean it. The Progressive Collapsible Over Sink Dish Rack leaves their counters clear and dishwashers off. Stores flat.

$13 $30 chefscatalog.com

 

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Dry It. The recipient will appreciate the thick, absorbent 3-piece Cuisinart Basket Weave Terry Kitchen Towel Set. Can you ever have too many kitchen towels?

$10 $13 chefscatalog.com

 

                                                                                            Pick a few. or all, of the pieces to put  in a                                                                                                                                                                                beautifully decorated box, a spectacular basket or a                                                     (your creativity kicks in here).

 

FOR THE ENTERTAINER

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One, or several, of the Bread & Oil Servers will look great on their table for guests to enjoy pre-dinner and dinner bread. Bundle the server with a couple of delicious loaves of their favorite bread.

$8 $10 crateandbarrel.com

 

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The entertaining recipient might find the CHEFS Catering Dinnerware useful as the go-to dishes solely for the occasions and events. This glazed set comes in custom boxes for easy segregation.

Works great as housewarming gifts, too.

Especially if you pair this dinnerware with colorful glasses as a counterpoint to the pristine white of these porcelain beauties. Comes as individual sets or a full set.

$24  $60 Set of 8 Dinner

$16  $40 Set of 8 Salad

$22  $50 Set of 8 Soup

$62  $150 24-pc set chefscatalog.com

 

Singular or group bundling partnership!

Also great as a housewarming gift. 

 

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Combine the Catering Dinnerware with the Schott Zeiesel Cru Glasses and Decanter, either as a singular or group gift. Your recipient can use this classic, stylish 6-pc. set before, during or after dinner.  Made of Tritan Crystal. 

$60 $148 surlatable.com

 

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Your entertaining gift recipient might also appreciate the Riviera Bamboo Short Serving Set included with one of the salad, or the entire, dinnerware sets.

$8 $15 crateandbarrel.com

 

 

 

FOR THE YOGA LOVER

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A downloadable sample workout comes with the eye-catching Trail Twist Yoga Mat   

$16  gaiam.com

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Include a Yoga Mat Bag ($16 $20) and Yoga Socks ($17) to complete the gift and complement your gift recipient’s workout.

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gaiam.com (Join their newsletter and take 10% off+free shipping)

 

What do you think of using sales/clearance opportunities to get more bang for your gift giving with bundling?  Do share why or why not.

HAPPY FRUGALISTA SHOPPING

MAY YOU FIND JUST THE PERFECT GIFT!

THANKS FOR COMING BY.

 

 

 

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