Welcome to the Frugal Christmas Series! Let’s all spread some holiday cheer by sharing our great money saving ideas! Previously we talked about Frugal Gifts, Crafts and Decorations, and our Holiday Traditions. Those topics are still open for discussion. Really, click through and add the links to your posts! But now we are moving on… Keep Reading
As holiday chaos overtakes us, I am rushing to get this Holiday Series started so we can all participate. I am Christian, so obviously Christmas topics will dominate my conversation. I do enjoy learning about and sharing with folks of all religions and traditions-so I hope that the topics below will fit equally well with… Keep Reading
This post was written last year, right before Thanksgiving. Since I am spending today celebrating with family, I thought I’d pull this one out of the files for you all to enjoy. ************ The shopping madness is now truly upon us. Black Friday is right around the corner- as is Cyber Monday. In a few… Keep Reading
We’ve all been there. The guests are about to arrive, the house is in chaos and suddenly you realize-oops! You are out of a key ingredient for your fabulous holiday dinner! Or you forgot to buy someone a gift. Or a card. Or whatever. The only fix is for someone to run out of the… Keep Reading
With the family Christmas in July party planned for today, I have been thinking a lot about Christmas*. I think that it is a good reminder to us all, especially in this time of rising prices and extremely high projected winter heating costs, to start considering our Christmas gift and travel plans early. Maybe this… Keep Reading
Well I hope that everyone had as nice of a holiday weekend as the Frugal Upstate family did. We started out with our annual gingerbread decorating, done on Sunday with a friend and his son. This year both Buddy and Princess decorated their own mini house made out of graham crackers. The two large houses… Keep Reading
In Part I of Family Traditions for Christmas-On the Cheap I covered why I think traditions are important and the three ways that folks come by their traditions, A-got them from their family B-consciously decided on a tradition and C-a chance occurrence or idea is repeated and become tradition. My first examples were my family’s… Keep Reading
Check these guys out! This is totally family friendly. Enjoy and Merry Christmas! If you don’t celebrate Christmas, then the joy of the holidays to you.
Ivy over at Home Ec 101 has a great gift idea for that hard to shop for cook in your life. Check out her inexpensive Christmas gift idea.
Here’s another best of from the Christmas Tradition series I did last year! I’m off to my MOPs meeting-more later. Family Traditions for Christmas-On the Cheap Part III In Part I of Family Traditions for Christmas-On the Cheap I covered why I think traditions are important and the three ways that folks come by their… Keep Reading