A few days ago I wrote a blog post about doing Christmas on a budget…and for you moms who are fighting the urge to get out in the malls to do your last shopping (or not!), this article is for you.  And…for me.   *smile*

So, here we go…

Christmas is just around the corner and many of us are gearing up for a holiday season filled with fun, family, and good times. However, good times can be met with reticence when we know what lies ahead: the mad rush of holiday shopping, spending more than we planned, and a mountain of gifts to return after the holidays are overNobody wants to end up in that boat. For homeschooling moms, especially, it makes a lot of practical sense to continue along the lines of planning, clipping, and saving – those things we’re already used to doing throughout the year. But somehow, the holiday glitz and glam has a way of pulling us into the trap of pulling out more cash from our purses than we intended. So here are a few tips that can help us all remember to hold our course.

To read the rest of this article, hop on over to The Homeschool Post.