Your Holiday Gifting Questions Answered

The holidays are here! Woohoo! We couldn't be more excited for the decorations, the treats, the gifting, and the music! We just launched our Holiday Gift Guides so you can spend less time worrying about the gifts, and more time enjoying the holidays this year. Pour yourself a glass of eggnog (spiked, of course 😜) and relax. . . the 2021 holiday season is going to be exquisite! There are so many questions that come with holiday gifting. It's a lot to take in! So we thought we would do you all a solid and answer some of your burning questions! 🔥

Who should I give Christmas Gifts to?

Sometimes gifting can feel overwhelming, especially around the holidays. One of the most common questions we get asked is “Who should I gift Christmas presents to?” Unfortunately, there is no handbook for who you should give Christmas gifts to. Many people purchase gifts for their parents, siblings, spouse or partner, kids, neighbors, coworkers, and/or close friends. However, gifting should never be about obligation, and you should only aim to gift to those you want to gift to!


Make a list of everyone who has touched your life in some way in 2021, this list will serve as your giftee list. We then recommend creating a Holiday gift budget and allocating your budget to each of these giftees. You will want to spend larger amounts on some giftees and minimize spending on others. For giftees who have a small gift budget, we suggest baking cookies or writing a handwritten card. Remember, that at the end of the day, gifting is about showing appreciation and love and you can show these things without buying expensive gifts!

Why give Christmas gifts?

Christmas is a holiday that allows us take time away from our normal lives to slow down and celebrate with family and friends. Christmas gifts signify our gratitude and appreciation for someone we love or care about. It’s a time to say "thank you" for being a great friend, a great parent, a great coworker, a great neighbor, a great teacher, or a great boss. ♥️ When to send Christmas gifts?

If you need to send Christmas gifts domestically in the US, we suggest shipping them by December 15th to ensure that they arrive to your family and friends prior to Christmas! We also suggest that you check with USPS, UPS, or Fedex frequently to see what kind of holiday delays they are expecting. What Christmas gifts are trending?

Occasional.ly has compiled all the trending holiday gifts in our Holiday Gift Guides.


Check out the following Gift Guides for unique, quality, trending gifts:

What should I get my family for Christmas? The good news is you are in the right place! We have gift suggestions for everyone on your holiday list! If you are looking for gifts for your sister or mom, see the next question for gifts geared towards women. If you are looking for gifts for your brother or dad, see the last question for gifts geared towards men. If you are looking for gifts that the whole family will like, check out the following gift guides:


What Christmas gifts should I get for my girlfriend, wife, or sister?

Finding a cherished Christmas gift for your girlfriend, wife, or sister can be extremely difficult. Luckily, Occasional.ly has made it as easy as possible with our 2021 Holiday Gift Guides. Impress her with gifts from the below Holiday Gift Guides:


What Christmas gifts should I get for my boyfriend, husband, or brother? Men can be so difficult to shop for! Don’t worry we’ve got your back with our Holiday Gift Guides – check them out below.


Happy Holidays and Happy Gifting! 😃🎄







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