- The item is in new (or excellent and unused) condition.
- The item is something the recipient would like or could use.
- You received it within the last six months.
- The recipient would not be able to tell that it is a re-gift.
Give a Green Gift for the Holidays
gift someone with seedlings, an herb garden, or a terrarium. Clearing Out In the months leading up to the holidays, I also like to clear out my home to make room for holiday gifts. To keep from filling my local landfill with all of my discarded items, I sell or donate as much as possible. Selling items online is a great way to earn some extra holiday cash. Donating items to your local thrift store, church, or shelter is a great way to benefit those in your community, too. Lastly, you can always re-gift items. I like to follow a few guidelines when doing this: