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Looking for practical gifts for frugal people? Here are some gift ideas that will save your recipient money without costing the earth.
Looking for practical gift ideas that are useful and a little bit different?
Something that doesn’t add to the junk and the clutter that we already have?
Or something that can save your recipient money, save the planet of wasted resources, or maybe a bit of both?
If so, here you’ll find a list of practical and unusual gift ideas for frugal people that come from some of the stores affiliated with Frugal and Thriving.
Etsy is a great place to pick up unusual hand-crafted gifts that support small and grass-roots businesses. If you’re just browsing and you’re not sure what to look for, type gift ideas into the search bar.
Biome, Nourished life and Eco Modern Essentials are three Australian companies that sell eco-friendly, natural products. Zero-waste gifts are great for saving people money because you don’t need to keep paying for disposables.
The Book Depository have one of the largest ranges of books at some of the best prices in the world. Having practical resources and learning new skills is very frugal.
Finally, and maybe surprisingly, you can get some great finds from small independent retailers via Amazon at competitive prices.
Practical Kitchen Gift Ideas for Frugal People
Know someone who loves to cook? Here are some gifts that are practical and may save them time or money in the kitchen.
Stainless steel straws can be hard on your teeth. Avoid plastic straws and dental surgery with silicone straws! These ones are curved for easy access to drink and they come it two parts for easy cleaning.
A natural balm based on traditional medicine for soreness and bruising. Made by the Aboriginal people of central Australia, the ingredients are traditionally used for arthritis and inflammation among other things.
Melissa Goodwin has been writing about frugal living for 10+ year but has been saving her pennies since she first got pocket money. Prior to writing about frugal living, Melissa worked as an accountant. As well as a diploma of accounting, Melissa has an honours degree in humanities including writing and research and she studied to be a teacher and loves sharing the things that she has learned and helping others to achieve their goals. She has been preparing all her life to write about frugal living skills.
Yes, it’s nice to get a pile of presents under the tree at Christmas, but Christmas doesn’t have to be all about stuff. You can have an awesome Christmas and make lifelong memories, even if you’re broke.