This cute episode of HOME ECONOMICS showcased gift-giving and secret Santa exchanges. 

The siblings decided to set a limit of spending only $25 per person. Connor (Jimmy Tatro) believes the amount is too small and impossible. He thinks, “There are many ways to celebrate Christmas as there are snowflakes on a winter’s day.” 

HOME ECONOMICS is all about what gift would make someone else smile and feel good. It showed how necessary it is to accept a present with grace and gratitude. And the writers pointed out how some special gifts change how we feel about ourselves. Money definitely brings out different emotions for everyone in the Hayworth Family, especially for Tom (Topher Grace). Not bad for a 23-minute sitcom. All of this insight was completed with the usual crazy, fast-paced bantering and satirical comebacks familiar to us. 

HOME ECONOMICS is available to stream on ABC Television.  

Esta Rosevear

Esta Rosevear has been a Theatre Arts teacher and director for 35+ years, published Children’s author of the Rebecca series, and is passionate about playing her violin, walking, gardening, and reading murder mysteries.

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