How do you juggle gift overload?

Whether celebrating Hanukkah or Christmas or both, for many families gift-giving feels like it's gotten out of hand. We're interested in hearing from readers how their families manage.

Do you draw names? Buy only for the kids? Impose value limits? Or do you have other rules to reign in spending or take the commercialism out of the holidays?

Direct your replies by Nov. 27 to Meg McConahey at or 521-5204.

Please include your complete name and a daytime phone number.