GUIDE TO SANE GIFT SHOPPING & GIVING
Does Dad or the grad love impromptu dinner parties/get-togethers? If they love food and/or entertaining, help them make it special. As Dartagnan (below) says: few pats tucked under chicken skin are revelatory.
Special, memorable gifts without breaking your budget.
$16 – truffle butter two 3 oz containers dartagnan.com
Or, 2-3 bottles of these bundled with loafs of specialty bread, popcorn, thick steaks, etc; or kitchen tools/towel sets.
$17 (4.23 oz)Williams Sonoma
Or, if they’re more cowboy and/or into grilling, outfit them with the “Best Sauce on the Planet.” COWTOWN GIFT BOX includes Cowtown and Night of the Living BBQ Sauces, Cowtown All-Purpose BBQ Seasoning, Cowtown Squeal Hog Rub and Cowtown Steak & Grill Seasoning. Several other gift sets available for under $30.
For spicing up all of their meals, gift the Herbs of Provence. Your Dad or grad can
add pizzazz to multiple dishes with this blend of dried herbs from the South of France. Comes in a pretty reusable covered Provençal crock.
$20 1-oz crock
$15 2-oz refill williams-sonoma.com
$11 Expresso, 1.8 oz.
$15 Madagascar Vanilla, 14 oz. williams-sonoma.com
The perfect gift for the snacker? The Dried Fruit & Nut Flower Gift Box. A large, wooden tray filled with premium-quality dried fruit and nuts. For Dad/grad’s own snacking or for saving for future entertaining. Made in USA.
$29.95 Dried Fruit & Nut Gift Box, Small
Whether Dad or your grad chooses to eat these delectables solo or save for guests. Also gives your gift recipient an ultra-special rainy day kit for an impromptu dinner party. One that will wow the grad’s friends.
Gift idea out of stock? No longer available? Sale off now? No worries.
To find the best price and/or all retailers for a product:
Use shopping comparison tools, like bizrate, Shopzilla. Check out the top 15 shopping comparison sites and the top 11 shopping comparison apps.
Or, Google the gift choice, then click “Shopping” tab. Voila.
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Please do check out more of our Frugalista Gift posts for gift inspiration or that just right presentation.
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