Remember a gift shows you had the person in your thoughts, and a note on your card tells them why you thought they'd like it. Gift giving is a skill to learn. Keep working to hit the mark of delight and satisfaction with the receiver.

Originally posted November 2008.

Excerpted from Simplify Your Holidays by Marcia Ramsland. Copyright (c) 2008 by Marcia Ramsland. Reprinted by permission of Thomas Nelson

Marcia Ramsland well knows as "The Organizing Pro" for her practical skills and tips to manage busy lives, has a flair for making organizing easy to achieve and fun. She is an international speaker and media personality appearing on TV, radio, and international magazines. She is the author of Simplify Your Life, Simplify Your Time, and Simplify Your Space, and believes anyone can get more organized and simplify. Visit