Monday, November 08, 2010
Needs vs Wants
Even though it may not feel like it (really Mother Nature - temps in the 60's?), the holidays are back and preparation has already begun. Retail stores have started their holiday music playlists, decorations are readily available and visions of wishlists are dancing through our heads. Have you thought about what you're going to give as gifts this year? It's always a difficult task finding just the right gift - especially when a certain someone on your list is hard to shop for. Do you go with something you know they need or do you get them the thing they want? My thoughts on gift giving are that they should always come from your heart and they should be unique. Take into consideration everything you know about the person you're shopping for and let your imagination take it from there. Some of the best gifts I've ever given were simple yet struck a chord within the recipient and, in the end, they ended up feeling special and understood. In being unique with the gift you give, try thinking outside of the normal presents (clothes, jewelry, electronics, etc.). Most fans would agree that, if a Tastes of Chicago package were to show up at their doorstep around Christmas, they'd definitely have a happy holiday. With the variety of packages that we have to offer, we're sure you'll find a package to satisfy everyone's tastes buds on your list. If you find yourself torn and can't decide, let your loved one choose their favorite with a gift card. Visit our website to view more of the holiday-themed packages we have to offer.