Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Make Holiday Shopping Easy With eBay

Christmas is coming! In just 5 short weeks Christmas morning will be here and presents will be opened. But to get to the point of being "done" with my shopping, I rely on online shopping, a lot. There's something very appealing about sitting in my pj's, avoiding the traffic and long lines, and hitting checkout without ever leaving my house! 

This year I will be doing some shopping with eBay. It's not just used stuff on eBay and there are actually a ton of brand-new products that are perfect for gift giving! The cool thing about eBay is that a lot of the sellers are really in fact small business owners. While it might be a mainstream product, it's sold by a small business. My brother buys and sells on eBay all the time for extra income, and I do on occasion as well. In fact, the first time I got a debit card as a teenager, some of my first purchases were from eBay. With my long-time experience with eBay, I can say with great confidence that eBay is an awesome way to get holiday shopping done this year. You can even check out the eBay gift guide to get you started on shopping for each person on your gift list. I also recommend downloading the eBay mobile app which makes mobile shopping easy, anywhere, anytime!

My Christmas gift list is short this year, with an emphasis on thought and time spent together, not the gifts. But, I know many of my family members have real needs too, so if I do buy them a gift, I like to fill one of those needs if I can. My mom for instance needs some new dishware and I'd love to get a glass tea pot or cast iron pan for my sister-in-law. My hubby definitely needs new pajamas and my son needs a few toys, right? Of course! Here are some fun gift ideas for a few of my family member that I can get on eBay:
For Hubby: Invicta Wristwatch

For my 4-year-old son: LEGO Bricks and More Brick Box

For my 18-year-old sister: Fair-Trade Organic Cotton Bag

For my 9-year-old sister: Disney Tangled Rapunzel Bride Doll

For Grandpa: Acorn Slippers

See how easy it is to get pretty much all your shopping done on eBay? It's so easy, anyone can do it. Prices are competitive, no lines to stand in, and no stressful Christmas shopping!

How much online shopping will you be doing this year? 

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