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OK, on to this week’s Mommy tip…
Save All Year
Recently, my husband and I implemented a strict budget to help us be better stewards of our money. It is also the only way we will be able to survive and meet our bills. While looking at the budget, I was dismayed to see we do not have much if any extra most weeks. It made me think about Christmas and not having any money…again…So, we have decided to do what some close friends of ours does…They puts a few dollars a week away…every week…they put it in a “Christmas” box. It can not be used for ANYTHING except Christmas. It just does not exist for any other reason. Period.
When Christmas rolls around, they already have their money and no need to scrape it up…or worry about if they will have any! YEAH! Anyway, we have decided to do it as well and I am looking forward to not having that feeling of lack or wondering if my kids will have a Christmas hanging over my head. LOL!
We will be starting it next month, so, this year will not really benefit from it…BUT…next year will…God willing we have another year on this planet!
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