Category: Holidays

Deals, Holidays

11 CHEAP FATHER’S DAY GIFT IDEAS

Is it just me or does it feel like there is a holiday every other week these days? I think social media plays a big factor in both creating/exacerbating the need to over-celebrate things. Which can be fun. But also can quickly blow your budget. One holiday we love to over-celebrate though, is Father’s Day! …

budget, frugal living, Holidays

HOW TO DO EASTER ON A BUDGET

This year we are celebrating Easter on a budget. Obviously. (cough cough $600k of debt cough). I LOVE holidays. All the holidays. Even though I love them, in some ways it would be easy to just simply not celebrate them. Just think of the money we would save! But, come on, that is no way …

frugal living, Holidays

CHEAP OR FREE THINGS I CAN GIVE THIS CHRISTMAS

This year, I was having a hard time getting into the Christmas spirit. Maybe its because we didn’t spend money on a Christmas tree. Maybe its because we are keeping presents to a minimum around here. Maybe its because I’ve been distracted with studying for the bar. Who knows. So, I decided to take matters …

frugal living, Holidays

GET PAID FOR CHRISTMAS SHOPPING

Hooray its Cyberweek! There are so many good deals going on it is hard to know where to start. This year, we have limited our Christmas budget to $100 for the three of us. In other words, $33.33 person. $33 sure doesn’t go far these days so one thing we have been doing throughout the …

budget, DIY, Holidays

25 CHEAP OR FREE CHRISTMAS ACTIVITIES

The Christmas season can be expensive. And I mean like, really expensive. There are so many gatherings and parties and people to shop for, places to go, and things to see. But do we really have to overspend to have a merry Christmas? This year, I am saying NO. No to the overspending, no to …

Holidays

Cheap and Easy Last Minute Halloween Costumes

We love Halloween, and we love dressing up, but for some reason, we do not plan well for this holiday. It ALWAYS sneaks up on us, and we always need a last minute costume idea. Seeing as how we have a goal of paying off $600,000 of debt, we obviously don’t have a ton of …