1. Create A Holiday Budget
You’ll be able to prioritize your spending in advance and identify where you can make cuts.
2. Try The Envelope System
Try the cash envelope system to help you stick to your budget.
3. Host A Potluck
Hosting a potluck and asking your friends and family members to bring food to a holiday meal is a good way to cut costs on your grocery bill.
4. Choose Cheaper Recipes
For instance, if you celebrate Hanukkah, you could make latkes, which only require potatoes and onions, plus some sides like applesauce and sour cream.
5. Tour Your Neighborhood Christmas Lights
Hop in the car with a friend and tour the local Christmas decor for a festive, free night out.