I love the holiday music and the holiday markets, and the movies! Although all of these things bring me so much joy and I can’t wait to dive into all the holiday things, I do tend to feel stressed out because of the money that can go into the holidays.
While it may be a shift from what you’re used to, remember that the holidays are all about spending time together, not just buying gifts that will be discarded and forgotten in a few weeks.
There are simple ways you can create a memorable holiday while you stick to your budget. With a bit of planning and creativity, you’ll make some of your best holiday memories yet.
1) Build Anticipation
A simple paper chain or advent calendar filled with small treats like chocolate candy, holiday socks, or coins is a fun and inexpensive way to make the holidays more fun.
2) DIY Your Holiday Decorations Incorporate simple do-it-yourself projects into your holiday home decor to create a festive and cozy atmosphere without spending a lot of money.
One of the best ways to create special memories with your kids is to create new family traditions together each year.