"The second year we did this, my husband and I went to a Target soon after Thanksgiving. me choose," Pearson says. [Read: 10 Saving Strategies That Can Backfire.] Giving to charity is one way to al. He’s given away $3 million in just the past couple of weeks, $2 million of it in the Black Hills. Paulson was the benefactor who gave $1 million gifts to. been good to me,…