I checked my bank balance the other day. It was a sad little balance. Everytime I buy something I think to myself, "There goes Markie's Christmas presents..."
And by something, I mean the necessities. Electricity, milk, etc. Blegh.
But I do have lots of savings money - just not feeling cool to dip into it.
So for those of you who are feeling toight over Christmas, here's some cool and *inexpensive* gift ideas.
*Bake lots of gingerbread cookies in Chrismassy shapes, and put them into cute little boxes.
*Buy online - it's always cheaper than at the shop. I have just discovered www.takealot.com - awesome - and you don't even need a credit card!
*Buy some really nice homemade soaps and arrange them in a cute facecloth, at Clicks they have owl sets!
*Or just buy all the owl products at Clicks and give your aunty a hug and say "I'm your present!"
*Wine - it's especially cheap here in Cape Town, fifty bucks can get you some pure yummyness!
*A disposable camera - so fun!
*Nuts and biltong for dad