Sometimes money can be really tight and things can get really tough. Especially with all the COVID-19 issues. But you can still have a wonderful Christmas with little to know money.
Here are a few ways to make Christmas wonderful without breaking the bank:
- Do not spend a lot of money on decorations. The Dollar tree has some awesome decorations. You can even have a non traditional Christmas tree. Have your kids color Christmas trees and hang them on the wall. You can have ten pictures of Christmas trees on you wall and your kids will love them because they made them.
- Reuse, repurpose, and resell. Clean our your old clutter. Go through it. Some things you can reuse. somethings you can sell for money for Christmas. Some things you can even give away as gifts.
- Catch last minute deals online for Christmas shopping. You can also shop at the dollar store or thrift stores.
- Trim your food budget. Sometimes you can live on budget food such as macaroni and cheese. There is also a billion ways to make potatoes. Stop going out to eat. Make Christmas dinner into fun meal with all your cheap foods your family loves that you can make at home such as hot dogs and chips with cake made from a cake mix.
- Pickup extra work. Sometimes your job will have extra work you can do or people in your neighborhood will hire you for extra things that they need done around their house or yard.
- Make your presents. Sometimes the best presents are handmade and come from the heart. This can be fun family crafts or even baked goods you make for family and friends.
- Watch Christmas movies as a family in your pajamas.
- Focus on everything you have and are grateful this holiday. Name all the things you and your family are thankful for this holiday. Share it as you eat your holiday food.
Make Christmas a wonderful day with just you and your family. It can still be great even if money is tight this year. Sometimes tightening up a budget and focusing on all the things your thankful for instead of want can make all the difference.
“Christmas is all about the people I’m with. Not the things I get.” Unknown Author