Some of my best holiday memories are the nights when my friends and I went out shopping for Christmas presents and dresses for our holiday parties. There’s just something about being with a group of friends when you go to the mall that can’t be beat. We would literally shop for hours and hours and at the end of the day we would all plop down in a booth at LongHorn Steakhouse or a similar restaurant to chat. Those were the holiday meals that were always my favorite when I was young.
Spending time with family and friends to sit down and enjoy a meal during the holiday season is particularly important. We sometimes get so wrapped up with the marketing of the holidays that we forget about each other. A meal together, particularly at a restaurant can bring families and friends back together during the hustle and bustle of the season. With no interruptions from he TV, house phone, or doorbell sitting at a table or in a booth at Red Lobster will inspire conversation and some times a giggle or two.
So, can you guess what my go to gift is for the holidays? Gift cards to Darden Restaurants. Why Darden? There are tons of choices from Bahama Breeze to Olive Garden and Seasons 52. So if you are needing a gift for someone you don’t know very well or for the holiday party you can’t go wrong with Darden because there is something for everyone.
Looking for a great deal? For a limited time customers will receive a $5 bonus coupon for every $25 gift card purchased at Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse, or Red Lobster restaurant!
Disclosure: “I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Darden. I received a promotional item as a thank-you for participating.”