I am SO with you on that. I got so disgusted with the consumer aspect of Christmas this year. I am tired of stressing over gifts and all the money it costs for parties and all that and I told the whole family while they were here this year that next year we're having a pot luck Christmas and my gifts are going to be hand made! My word for this year is "save"...as in saving money.
Great goals Sue! I look forward to following your journey in the new year and learning some new skills from you :)x
I'm loving all the resolutions, I love this time of year when we just breathe and take stock and quietly plan for next year xxx froogs xxx
Looking forward to more of this in 2013 xo
Yes, yes and yes.
I spent the least money i have ever spent on Christmas this year.Im hoping 2013 will be our year.Happy New Year Sue xx
Spent very little this Christmas. Our meal out with son and daughter inlaw was planned for since October and payed for well in advance through our dilligent saving throughout the year. No unecessary expenses for us last year, and none to come the coming year. Everything is well budgetted for from last years savings, our two upcoming holidays included. DB had given up smoking nearly 2 years ago now and the savings from it have made these holidays well affordable for us. We shall live mainly off our freezer until into February, the heating for this winter sofar was kept to a minimum and shall facilitate further savings for us. Our new Year will not need many resolutions. We carry on being careful with money and shall try to live as healthy as possible. Wishing you both a very Happy New Year to come!
A much simpler life for us next year too. It needs to be more self sufficient, in terms of what we do on the house and what we provide for ourselves in produce. Can't wait..
Looking forward to following along with you in your Year of Less in 2013Judy xx