How to Save Money During the Christmas Season

How to Save Money During the Christmas Season

‘Tis the season to be jolly and ’tis the season to start trimming your budget! The average American spends about $990 on Christmas gifts alone. I am totally guilty of overspending during Christmas so I have done some research on ways to save some money during this time of year. Lucky for you (and me) I found a bunch of great tips. By using these tips and spending wisely, your holiday season doesn’t have to be a total budget-killer. Cheers to that!

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Favorite Hot Chocolate Recipes


Who doesn’t like a nice cup of hot chocolate?! It’s probably my favorite thing to drink during Christmas time…I prefer it over eggnog, apple cider, mulled wine, etc. I also love to put candy canes, whipped cream, and marshmallows in my cup of hot chocolate because why not?! Gotta live it up during the holidays. Sometimes, if I’m feeling adventurous, instead of using the pre-made packs of hot chocolate in, I will make my own. I found a few great recipes and they’re all absolutely delicious…like super decadent…so prepare yourself…

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Secret Santa Gift Ideas

Secret Santa Gift Ideas

If you’re involved in a Secret Santa gift exchange this year, or if you just want to find some cute inexpensive gift ideas…then you’ve come to the right place! I always love being involved in Secret Santa stuff…I love seeing who I got and who got me and all that fun jazz. But sometimes it’s hard to come up with unique inexpensive gift ideas. Not to fear though! I have compiled a list of some fun Secret Santa ideas and I hope this helps some of you! I’ve broken them down into sections…under $10, under $20, and under $30!

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4 Classic Christmas Cookie Recipes

4 Classic Christmas Cookie Recipes

When it comes to cookies at Christmas time, I tend to go all out. I grew up making at least 6 different kinds of cookies for Christmas and I don’t intend to stop now! So far this year I’ve only made 3 kinds…clearly I need to step my game up. In this post, I wanted to share with you guys 4 of my favorite Christmas cookie recipes. I hope you try them out and if you do, let me know down in the comment sections! Also let me know some of your favorite recipes! Now get your mixin’ bowls out cause here come the cookies!

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Luxury Gift Guides for Him and Her


Welcome to the 5th installment of my gift guide series! For this one, I figured why not do a luxury gift guide?! For all those splurge-y (not a word, I know) shoppers out there. Sometimes it’s nice to spend a little extra money on that special someone. If you’re not looking to go luxury this year then I’ll include the link to my Holiday Gift Guide for Her and my Holiday Gift Guide for Him which have more affordable options! I split this gift guide up into two sections…for her and for him…so hopefully you’re able to find some inspiration!

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