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Always be bargain minded. Immediately after Christmas, hit the stores early and take advantage of after-Christmas clearance sales. Stock up on wrapping paper, bows, Christmas cards, gift tags and bags, decorations, etc. for next year. It is also a great time to pick up seasonal items that will make great Christmas gifts for next year such as Christmas hand towels, soaps, baskets, figurines, trinket boxes, angels, mugs, books, etc. Just store in a box and pack away with your other Christmas accessories so you will know where to find it next year. Next year, Santa will be ready!