When you have a kid, the cost of birthday party gifts can quickly add up. There’s no reason, however, that you have to spend a lot of money on birthday presents. Remember that old adage about how “it’s the thought that counts?” This is especially true for first birthday party presents, as the guest of honor isn’t even going to remember what he or she received. Spending $10 to $15 is totally acceptable. As Lizzie Post of The Emily Post Institute told LearnVest.com, “Spend what is in your budget. If that’s $10 per gift per child, work with that,” and just make it a thoughtful gift. Meanwhile, when you don’t have kids, figuring out what to bring to a first birthday party can be challenging, to say the least. So, to help all partygoers on a budget, here are seven ideas for first birthday party gifts that don’t break the bank. For the full story on this topic, with some good ideas, visit Living on the Cheap.