Originally Posted by DuskyRose
Not once did I ever get a book I actually wanted when I was young and still exchanging gifts with family. One relative knows I'm not religious, so used to send me a bible every year. Another would load up a box of books she'd read, knowing I had no interest in the genre and pass them to me as a Christmas gift. (She didn't want to waste them by tossing them out.)
I'd so much rather get a gift card it isn't funny. Now, we've just all have agreed not to give presents accept to parents. And they get restaurant gift certificates.
The rest of us are so much happier with just sending a Card, sharing a meal or a phone call. The rest it just too much work.