I'll let that sink in a bit.
I'm as irritated as anyone when it comes to stores selling Christmas items before Halloween, but a part of me understands the importance of planning ahead. We don't go huge on the gift giving, but each year there are more nieces and nephews, friends and neighbors to buy for. Some family members mentioned having an online list where they have thoughtfully suggested some items they would like, and here I am asking you what you think. Tacky or helpful? Which list or site is best? What about for those of us who are in love with books? Do you ever find yourself looking on someone's Amazon wish list or TRB pile on Goodreads? How do you as an author (if you are) get your books onto those Christmas lists?
There is so much to think about. While you're putting together your thoughts on how to respond, I'll show you what I found when I went searching for online Christmas with list registries:
Get Gifts Right. Every Time.TM
Your gift ideas go into Giftster and out comes a simpler way to give and get gifts that matter most – without the anxiety.
A free, private, web and mobile gift registry connecting family and close friends.
Set it up once, use it for a lifetime.
Create a wish list containing items you love from around the web. Share with your friends and family and see their wish lists too. No more stress in finding the perfect gift so you can enjoy the occasions that matter most. It's great for Christmas, birthdays, anniversaries, and all the moments in between.
My Christmas Wish List
Welcome to the original and best online Christmas wish list on the Internet. My Christmas Wish List lets you share your list with a designated group or groups of family members and friends. And unlike other similar sites, this site gives you the ability to view what has already been bought for someone so you won't double-buy! It works just like a wedding or baby gift registry, but with more control.
Write your Christmas list online for free the smart way in just a few minutes!
Join the 1000s of people every year who use our free Christmas List Maker to write their Christmas list online. It's quick and easy to create your ultimate gift list and make sure you get what you want this year!
Smart Gift List
Online Gifts Lists, Smarter
Get and give the perfect gift every time with Smart Gift List.
A free and easy to use online gift list for Christmas wish lists, birthdays, and any other occasion you can think of. Share your list, reserve gifts, and buy them directly on Amazon.
And the list goes on
Please leave some comments, thoughts, or advice. I definitely want to remember all the wonderful friends during the holidays, but sometimes it feels overwhelming. In the meantime, I'll grab a cup of coffee and some delicious holiday creamer and read your comments!
You can find Crystal riding unicorns, taking the ordinary and giving it a little extra (making it extraordinary), blogging and reviewing books, baby carriers, cloth diapers, and all sorts of other stuff at:http://bringonlemons.blogspot.com/ and http://muffin.wow-womenonwriting.com/