I love talking about spending. I recently spent the weekend organizing my boyfriend’s spending—well, helping him organize his spending and finances. Now, don’t get me wrong—I’m not a financial professional and I don’t necessarily have all the answers, but I do think that when we think about our spending, we are able to spend less.
To ring in the new year, why don’t you make a spending plan? Well, first, you have to think of all of your expenses. Take out a sheet of paper and write down your monthly income. Then list all of your expenses.
You know the drill – you have to have a few gifts on hand just in case something “unexpected” arrives at the door. For those surprise gifts from neighbors and others alike, here are five adorable Christmas gift ideas to help you be prepared.
Candy Cane Jar
This jar is simple to make and looks good enough that nobody would be sad to get this gift!
The wife of one of our employees constructed a beautiful “Silver Biotics” snowflake. I’m not sure how she did it, but it sure is a stunning sight.
Winter has arrived for many of us and with it comes the promise of snow. Once the snow arrives the children are always the first to get excited. A fresh layer of snow is a great excuse to go outside and have fun with the family. If you are looking for something new and fun to do in the snow this year then why not try one of the seven unique activities we have listed below!
1. Paint the Snow
Your yard is now your canvas! Fill some bottles with water and a few drops of food coloring and let the kids get creative doing some snow painting, and it will melt away without leaving a mess!
2. Make a Nontraditional Snowman
Making a traditional snowman is always an enjoyable activity. However, you can try exercising your family’s creativity and see what other fun and unique kinds of snowmen you can create. For example, try creating a snowman that is taking a nap!
Morning walks and jogs can be incredible fun – that is until the winter weather hits. Once the snow starts to fall so can our motivation to get up and exercise off all those extra holiday calories. Because we know that you care just as much about your health as we do, we’ve created a list of eight things you can do to stay fit during the winter season. If you enjoy the article, feel free to share it with anyone else looking for some winter exercise tips.