Tuesday, December 6, 2011 by Andrew Conkling
As we're approaching the holidays, you may be starting to organize your gift lists for others. This week's tip, shared by miquelmartin, suggests a few ways to keep track of gifts you bought last year, to help organize your gifts this year, and to save a few ideas for next year too!
I sometimes have a hard time remembering what I've given someone as a present. On occasion, I may come up with nice ideas for future presents, and finally I can often use being reminded that the deadline's coming!
For all this, I keep a Presents list with yearly repeating items for each occasion and person (e.g. Brother's birthday). They are due 20 days before the occasion, and I use the notes field to add what I have given in the past, or ideas on what I might give in the future. I mark them as completed as soon as the buying is taken care of.
Thanks for sharing this tip, miquelmartin! You're our Tips & Tricks Tuesday winner this week.
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