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Your spouse doesn’t know what they want, your kids have everything already, and yet, they keep dropping hints and making their wish list. With the holidays quickly approaching, many people are scrambling to track down the perfect gift for everyone in their lives.
This year, there’s help.
Digital Journalist and Trend Expert, Mike Bako, teamed with YourUpdateTV on a nationwide media tour to discuss great holiday gifting options for this year.
Sending money for gathering and gifts:
It’s the season of gatherings and gifts!
With PayPal and Venmo, you can manage any group expense with digital payments – be it brunches with friends or that group gift for Grandma & Grandpa. PayPal also lets you personalize a free digital greeting and attach a gift of money so recipients can spend however they’d like. And New PayPal customers can earn $5 just by downloading the app, signing up and adding a payment method.
Ways to Start a New Family Tradition:
What better way to build traditions than through family.
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AncestryDNA is a best-selling kit that makes it possible for people to find their unique story - from ethnic origins in precise geographic regions to the most connections to living relatives.
With billions of historical records, like census, immigration, birth, marriage and military records, Ancestry helps people make meaningful discoveries about the places and people who came before them, and how they got to where they are today.
Creating Your Holiday Wish List:
Beyblade Burst Surge Speedstorm Motor Strike Battle Set has everything needed for battle including the first ever motorized Beystadium, 2 right/left spin launchers, and 2 spinning tops!
Check this out, it features a spinning Motor Vortex disc in the center of the Beystadium and you can compete in head-to-head battling games with Beyblade Burst spinning tops, launchers, and Beystadium toys.
For boys and girls ages 8 and up.
Shop For Last-Minute Gifts:
Target makes it easy and affordable for guests to shop for essentials and gifts up until the last minute, even when there is no longer time to ship. Target is truly a one stop shop for holiday needs, offering the most sought-after national brands such as Ulta Beauty gift sets and a curated assortment of only-at-Target products like the Target edition of Monopoly, limited-time-only LEGO® Collection x Target and popular heyday™ AirPods cases. And, knowing how important it is to get a great deal – especially in the final days of holiday prep – Target is adding new last-minute deals on thousands of gifts across its entire assortment from toys and electronics to apparel, home and beauty from Dec. 19-25.
No matter how guests choose to shop, Target makes it easy to get last-minute gifts just in time for the holiday. With Target’s Drive Up service, guests can place orders online, let the store know they’ve arrived via the Target App and have a team member bring it out to their car. All without ever needing to unbuckle their seatbelt. With Order Pickup, guests can collect their online orders inside the store quickly and contactless with the scan of a barcode. Visit your local Target store, Target.com or the Target App to find and collect great holiday gifts in time for everyone on your shopping list.
Last Minute Stocking Stuffers
Gopuff is the leader in immediate delivery of everyday essentials. Gopuff delivers your everyday essentials in minutes, from cleaning and home products to baby and pet items, even local brands, food and drinks, including alcohol in many markets. Great for last minute gifts or stocking stuffers, Gopuff offers Gift Cards.
Available for anywhere from $5 to $200, Gopuff Gift Cards can be used for any item on Gopuff, whether a high-end bottle of wine, coffee beans from a favorite local coffee shop or even a card game. The gift cards are delivered electronically, so there’s no waiting for shipping and since Gopuff features thousands of local brands on its platform, they’re a great way to shop local.
About Mike Bako:
Mike Bako is the Trends Editor for DailyNational.com. Mike is also the father to two beautiful boys, Evan and Henry. Reuters, FOX News, Fox Business, WPIX in New York, and ESPN Radio all frequently rely on Mike’s insights on new trends, current events, sports, and culture.
YourUpdateTV is a social media video portal for organizations to share their content. It includes separate channels for Health and Wellness, Lifestyle, Media and Entertainment, Money and Finance, Social Responsibility, Sports and Technology.