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10 Great Alternative Christmas Gift Ideas

10 Great Alternative Christmas Gift Ideas

December 5, 2019

I try to be as creative, non-consumerist, and minimalist as possible at Christmas time. But, after a few years of this, I am really running out of ideas.

I’m pretty sure that my family and friends are tired of receiving homemade candles, tins of cookies, and crocheted scarves, hats, and blankets. I would love to be able to show my family how much I appreciate them by giving them a one of a kind experience this year instead of a home-made gift.

In my quest to think outside the box for my holiday shopping, I created this list of 10 great alternative Christmas gift ideas. Even if you tend to procrastinate on your holiday shopping, you’ll still be able to use this list to find the perfect thing for your loved ones this holiday season.

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7 Easy Ways to Decrease or Avoid PayPal Fees

December 2, 2019

But the one thing about freelancing that I absolutely hate (besides self-employment taxes) is paying PayPal fees.

PayPal fees are so irritating to me. I hate it when I send out my invoices for freelance work I’ve completed only to have a chunk of my income taken away by PayPal.

For the longest time, I wondered if there were any legitimate ways to help decrease PayPal fees so I could keep more of my freelance income. After a year of working my business online, I’ve come up with a few strategies to decrease my PayPal fees. Now I’m sharing them with you so you can keep more of your money too!

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23+ Great Gifts for Virtual Assistants in 2019

November 20, 2019

In the past, I’ve heard from friends and family that I’m a hard person to shop for. Personally, I don’t see it. I have a very easy time shopping for me. 😉

But, I’ll admit that it’s harder to get gifts for freelancers who work from home.

Luckily, I’ve got your back with these 8+ great gifts for freelancers who work from home!