How to Rock Thanksgiving on Your Own

For most of my twenties, I traveled from Massachusetts to Virginia to spend Thanksgiving with my grandparents and my aunt and her family. It was the family closest to me. In 2015, I moved to North Carolina and I got to see that family a whole lot more. Because of this, I decided to skip …

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15 Perfect Gifts for Sisters & Girlfriends (Under $25)

I love getting my sisters’ and friends’ amazing gifts, but they can sometimes be hard to shop for. Some of them do pretty well and tend to buy what they want or need without any issues, which presents more of a challenge for me. Especially since I’m on a budget. I figured I wasn’t alone …

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30+ Best (Easy) Halloween Costumes on a Budget

With just under 6 weeks left until Halloween, it’s time to start getting serious about costumes. Let’s be honest all you need for a successful Halloween is candy, at least one viewing of Hocus Pocus, and a good costume. But a good costume doesn’t have to mean an expensive or complicated costume. In this post …

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Frugal But Fantastic Gifts to Take to Holiday Parties

Tis the season . . . to be invited to a shit ton of holiday parties. Friend’s parties, office parties, coworker’s parties, it seems it’s never ending. And you want to be a good guest you want to bring them something to thank them for inviting you. However, you also don’t want to spend a …

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How to Have a Debt Free Holiday Season

It’s that time of year, the time of holiday joy and cheer and spending more money than you would all year long. And then come January you’re going to end up having a Christmas debt hangover. But just like you can avoid hangovers of alcohol by drinking lots of water you can avoid that holiday …

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Shopping for Gifts When You’re in Debt

I know it’s June so why am I talking about gift giving? Well, the year is almost half way over which means the holidays will be here before you know it, which is why you need to start thinking about it now. When you’re in debt, shopping for gifts can be hard. Between birthdays, holidays, …

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The Best Gifts I’ve Ever Received

With the holidays approaching, gift giving is definitely on my mind. I’m excited that this year my family decided amongst the adults to just draw names and give one gift. I’m pumped not only because it’ll be a nice break for my wallet. (I’ve already spent over $400 on a plane ticket) But also because …

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Great holiday saving hacks to keep costs down this holiday season!

My 4 Favorite Holiday Saving Hacks

Thanksgiving is just a couple of weeks away and the rest of the holidays follow in quick succession. I love the holidays, spending time with loved ones and celebrating. There is, of course, one downside to the holidays and that is the cost. Between travel, food, and gifts the expenses can add up super fast. …

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Quick, Easy and Frugal Decorating and Gift Ideas for the Holidays

Frugal Last Minute Holiday Guide to Decorating and Gifting

Less Debt More Wine is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Did the holidays sneak up on you? Did you just now realize that Christmas Eve is 10 days away and …

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