|Holiday Gift Guide
ACE Holiday Gift Guide
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|Let's face it: yeah, Christmas has gotten a little commercial. Sure, the bright lights are out on November 24 (if not before), holiday music fills your ears well before a white Christmas becomes an option, and the stores have their Christmas sale extravaganzas long before you've even had time to digest your turkey.
Many people talk about commercialism as if it were the death of Christmas. It's not. It's not even that peculiar a way to celebrate the holidays. This is the time for family, friendship, and showing people how much you care.
And a hug's nice, but wouldn't it ALSO be nice to get little Tommy the CD boxed set he's been asking about? Or to give Mom that expensive piece of jewelry or Kate Spade handbag she's been dreaming of? There's true joy there. Aww.
It's not about the buying, really; it's about the giving. So let us GIVE a few pointers. Sure, you could brave the uncertainty and insecurity of the online shopping world, or fight the mall traffic.
Or, might we suggest, you take your wallets and purses to some of the local shoppes and stores, as featured in this year's Holiday Gift Guide - many of which are locally-owned and operated. Why, you'll be downright amazed at the selection of goodies you'll find and shocked at the lack of big-city prices. It's fun. 'Tis true.
So let the Gift Guide be your... uh, guide to the love of commerce and the commerce of love this holiday season.
You'll find treats for all your loved ones, even the ones you don't really love but are staying with because you're too afraid to find another relationship. That's how good the Gift Guide is. Trust us. We trust you.
Remember, while you can't buy love, love is often directly proportional to cash spent. We've done the math.