In the spirit of Black Friday and Cyber Monday – in which, on both counts, I do not participate – here are a few thrifty Christmas ideas from choice sites/posts from other bloggers that you might find helpful this time of year. We all would love to have a less stressful holiday with less strain on our wallets and bank accounts; it just takes a little information and foresight.
You can also check out my recent post, 4 Ideas To Make Planning For Christmas 2017 Easier … and One Tip To Help Out With Christmas 2016, but a word of warning: this post is geared mostly toward planning for NEXT Christmas, with just one tip you can use for this Christmas. Freaky, I know … can’t I just take one holiday at a time?!?!?! Well, I am all about planning ahead … this post really does that! 🙂
TA DA! Here they are … thrifty Christmas ideas to help with your holidays:
There are plenty of places you can cut back temporarily to increase your cash. Here are five categories to get your savings started on the fast track.
Temporary Budget Cuts For the Holidays: this is from Dave Ramsey, about saving money during the holidays.
Yes, it’s early. But getting a jump on your holiday gifts can help you save money, and starting now means less stress later in the year. Here are 99 simple, inexpensive ideas for DIY gifts.
How To Save On DIY Gifts For The Holidays – this is from Carolyn at ThePennyHoarder.com
Not sure what to get him? It's hard to shop for men. Their ideas are just different than ours. Thankfully, this 10 Best Gifts for Men Under $30 Gift Guide will solve that problem!
10 Best Gifts for Men, Under $30 – this is from the blog of Sara Titus, where “saving money never goes out of style.”
While it might feel overwhelming, or even a little bit impossible, there ARE easy, practical and--dare we say it--almost painless ways to save during the holidays. Don't miss these ten smart ways to cut your holiday spending and start your New Year with your finances intact!
10 Smart Ways to Save on the Holidays – from Ruth at Living Well, Spending Less
Here are 10 ways to save money on groceries that can be used to help you reach your grocery budget goals.
10 Ways Thrifty People Save Money on Groceries – from Snail Pace Transformations
There you have it; hope that these nifty thrifty Christmas ideas are helpful at this time of year. We all want to keep a little more cash in our pockets, and it can be done … with a little bit of planning! 🙂
What’s your favorite money saving tip for the holidays? Share it in the comments below, or link to a post you’ve written about saving money during the holidays. Thanks!