Christmas Gift: One cannot think of Christmas without gifts. It is the unique festival of gift giving and merry making. The origin of gift giving is The Magi of the east of Jerusalem who came to gift the great Babe in the manger with the gifts of frankincense, gold and myrrh. They are regarded as the pioneer in gift giving tradition following the birth of Jesus. The gift of Magi is more associated with 6 January the Feast of Epiphany. Gift giving in America at the time of Christmas is not a long ago tradition, it came with the Dutch settlers and introduction of St. Nicholas in America. Gift Giving was very common among the French and English settlers at the time of New Year, but with the influences of German and Dutch all gift giving started to be carried out at the time of Christmas. The gift giving traditions on Christmas was closely associated with New York through the years. Many of the writers and artists of New York inspired this tradition through their writings and their works along with Santa. Thomas Nast, Clement Clark Moore, O’ Henry, Washington Irving and even Charles Dickens all were New Yorker.
Gift Ideas: Gifts can be convenient, classic, useful, wacky, lovable; memorable may be funny and clever. One may be confused to see the amazing variety, range and diversity of the gifts. There are different varieties of gifts to be given to near and dears, to clients and colleagues, bosses and business which one to be given to whom can start reeling one’s head. If one is clear about all the things with cool head one can arrange well. A basket of season’s fruits, a bunch of flowers, a box of candy, a piece of toy, a pack of chocolates, an item of trivia, a rare species of sprouting plant, an object d’art, a box of jewelry, a set of cutlery there can be more and more a long list of gifts resting with the taste of the gift giver and recipient, the age, the background the relationship and social status be kept in mind at the time of selection of the gift. Gifts should not be costly at price and rich in glamorous in their worldly possession but the gifts should be rich at heart. Think if the recipient is a sports lover, hiker, theater or movie buffs, keen on new dresses or shoes, art lovers or cool on crafts, party pals or getaway seekers etc. There are many options; a gift certificate is evergreen option. Personalize gifts are much important and effective. It is a great idea of gifting a ticket to a sporting event baseball or football match, an entertainment show-drama-concert-movie-theater show that agrees your affordability and the choice of the receiver. Send a message to your friend that you do care them very much and their friendship. Cheer your friend in the language of their country, they will surely love it.
Other Ideas: In India this special time is celebrated as the team event. There are mass celebrations with workplace friends and other activities, corporate gifts includes Christmas customized curios, decorative, calendars, sweets and also the gift vouchers are among the others. For children puzzles, educational games, video games, apparel and gaming consoles are the best ideas. Take them out to visit them park is a surprise for them. Books, camera, watches and jewelry are also a best option of the Christmas gift.Share