Find the Perfect Gift for the Holidays on eBay

By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
November 27, 2012

How many of us wait until the last minute to do our Christmas shopping?  It usually involves running around at the last minute in search of gifts simply to cross names off our list.  Why spend time wandering endlessly in the mall for something generic that might work, when you can discover the perfect gifts at great prices from the comfort of your own home?  From the new to the hard to find, eBay makes holiday shopping an enjoyable experience rather than a stressful scramble.

For over 17 years, eBay has provided us with a fun, engaging online shopping experience with a large selection of inventory. EBay proves a solution for convenient one-stop shopping of new items. This holiday season, eBay has geared up to simplify holiday shopping and help you get the ideal gift for everyone on your list.

Holiday shopping is a lot easier when you have a list of names to go by.  As you purchase gifts, simply write the name of the items you purchase next to the names on your list.  Also, be sure to set a budget.  It might be easier to set a maximum amount of money per person that you plan to spend.  One last tip – don’t wait until the last minute!  I like to start right after Thanksgiving at the latest and purchase according to finances.

One of the things that I love about eBay is that you can basically name your own price for the holiday gifts you want.  It’s great if you are bidding on items because then you set the maximum amount of money you are willing to spend.  Plus, you have a huge selection of people to buy from.

Here is a list of 10 things I found on eBay that would make great gifts for members of our family:

– Frank:  Yonanas Ice Cream Treat Maker

– Brian:  Kre-o Transformers Bumblebee Set

– Dallen:  Trash Packs Street Sweeper

– Sam:  Trash Packs Garbage Truck

– Teah:  Novi Stars Mae Tallick Doll

– Corrine:  Novi Stars Alie Lectric Doll

– Ian:  Kre-o Transformers Optimus Prime

– Sister & Future Brother-In-Law:  Entertaining Glass Set

– Sister:  Sephora Blockbuster Makeup Palette

– Niece:  American Girl Bitty Baby Doll

For more holiday ideas, be sure to check out the eBay Holiday Gift Guide and find all your Christmas gifts in one place!  Plus, add the eBay mobile app to your smartphone and make it convenient to shop anywhere, anytime!

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I wrote this review while participating in a blog tour for MomCentral Consulting on behalf of eBay. I received a promotional item to thank me for taking the time to participate.

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Shannon Gurnee is the author of RedheadMom formerly "The Mommy-Files", a national blog with a loyal following. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Marriage, Family, and Human Development with a Minor in Business Management. Shannon and her husband, Frank, have a large family with 6 awesome kids and love living on the Central Coast near San Luis Obispo, California, as well as traveling around the world. A full-time Social Media and Professional Blogger, Shannon also serves as a National Brand Ambassador for many well-known companies. Her blog focuses on motherhood, family fun activities, traveling, fashion, beauty, technology, wedding ideas and recipes while providing professional opinions on products, performances, restaurants, and a variety of businesses.

3 Responses to “Find the Perfect Gift for the Holidays on eBay”

  1. Jammie says:

    I love ebay! I have found so many awesome deals, and if Frank gets the Yonanas Ice Cream Treat Maker I am going to be so jealous. I want one of them so bad.

  2. Elena says:

    I like buying gifts on Ebay!

  3. Christian Alejandro N says:

    I don’t know why, but I always assumed Ebay was just heavily used items and scams.. I finally got informed and have been able to get some pretty amazing deals.

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