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Avoid the Christmas Rush

Have you ever found yourself wandering aimlessly at shopping centers on Christmas Eve, fearing a pouting child or spouse the following day? Many of us have fallen victim to the Christmas rush, that rush phenomenon wherein holiday mayhem gets the best of us and we end up pushing back our plans until the very last minute. It is not the best way to spend the evening, especially if the kids are counting on some quality time with mom and dad, and the results are usually far from ideal. Fortunately, the dilemma can easily be rectified by taking some action before Thanksgiving is through. Perhaps you may have an idea or two floating about. Maybe you’re clueless. Whatever the case, a few hours of window-shopping should be beneficial. You can go to shopping centers by yourself to see what inspires you. However, you could also take the family with you. Trail them around individually, pay attention to see what catches their eye, and simply make a mental note of it.  When you also do th