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Tips for keeping christmas cost down?

trying to keep the cost down this christmas…any tips?

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5 Responses to “Tips for keeping christmas cost down?”

  1. MEGAN says:

    You don’t need to buy everything from Christmas. Sales are on and there are always offers in store. For girls, buy body spray sets from superdrug and MUA makeup available from superdrug which is amazing quality but is only £1-£4 ! For men, buy 3 for 2 small gifts in boots. If you’re creative, make your own gifts like bake some cookies or gingerbread. You could make a jewellery holder (look for athriftymrs in YouTube) for girls! Or you could make jam or chocolate truffles for people. If you’ve just had a baby or have small children, for family members, put paint on the babys hands and feet then put them on paper then write merry christmas …whoever then get a cheap frame and frame it. That would make a lovely cheap gift. As for the actual day, have hot chocolate for breakfast/whilst opening presents to warm bodies up. For the food, just have chicken. My family dont have turkey or more than one meat. It’s pointless and a waste. Plus chicken is always on an offer in supermarkets. Use value yorkshire puddings. For after dinner, coat normal breath mints in dark chocolate (melt it first then put in the fridge) instead of after eight dinner chocolates or put a festive twist on after dinner mints. on boxing day, turn all the left overs into a soup 🙂 Merry Christmas!

  2. rock says:

    Well this may be hard but u should try to but it if it says made in America there not expensive and its a good way to support your country

  3. Philippa says:

    Buy everything of eBay it is so much Cheeper and then after Christmas buy everything for next Christmas because everything will be on a discount 🙂

  4. Ciara says:

    You can buy everything you need on eBay, it’s so much cheaper. Try making your own decorations, paper finery and stuff like that. If you’re really saving, don’t buy things to your kids, make them! Be creative. Maybe they’ll love something like treasury hunt more than a toy without a background (depends on age of kids). Make your own cookies and cakes, don’t buy them, and you can have a lot of fun while doing it, especially with your family.

  5. ness300 says:

    Stores are trying to out due each other this year, by offering price match and free layaway. Look at daily ads along with online specials. Amazon, Wal-Mart, Kmart, and best buy have already started with there deal of the day and weekly online specials. Good until they are gone. Not sure what exactly your looking for. Sign up at all the store so that you receive coupons. Also check out bfads.net blackfriday.com blackfriday.bradsdeals.com for black Friday specials. News out that certain stores will be starting there black Friday sale online on wed. More info on above sites. Just found some really great deals at boscovs starting on Sunday. Prices are cheaper then black Friday. Mens pajama pants 4.99, dog toys 1.99, jeans 11, and much more. Hope this helps not sure exactly what your looking for.

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