Ugh, Christmas…As you may know, I’m not a big fan of the holiday season. And while I enjoy seeing my family and getting together with my friends, the run up to Christmas is usually a stressful time, because we get fed these perfect images on TV and other media, of happy relaxed families with the… Read more
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Christmas Celebration in the Pinas “Philippines”
Good morning everyone! Today, my VA Clarisse will share how they spend their Christmas Celebration in the Pinas “Philippines”. Hello December! Time flies soooo fast and December is here again. The Philippines is well known for having the world’s longest Christmas celebration. For us, when the ber months start, it means that Christmas is already coming…. Read more
What is the best gift you ever gave or received?
Christmas is fast approaching, and with it the pressure to buy the perfect gift for the ones you love. And sometimes, you just forget about it. So you end up on the 23rd frantically going from shop to shop, and end up buying the most expensive gift out of guilt. Something that will clutter the… Read more
How to make frugal Christmas decorations
As I am not really big on Christmas, I am happy to have my VA Clarisse who is a Christmas enthusiast, talk about frugal Christmas decorations today. Enjoy! When the months ending in “BER” start, for us it means that Christmas is just around the corner! And when we speak about Christmas, we are… Read more
Do you have to give better gifts now that you make more?
I am pretty lucky that we are not big on Christmas gifts in my family, so I generally get something for my brother, sister and mother, and a box of chocolate or a bottle of Champagne for whoever is hosting Christmas that year. As kids, we were never expected to give gifts, but as a… Read more
Have you thought about Christmas?
Seriously, this world is getting crazy. I was in the supermarket on August 20th and Christmas decorations were being sold. No, not last year’s decorations going on sales, this 4-months-from-now Christmas. Way to prepare for an event! While I think that is insane, in order not to have to put the cost of Christmas on… Read more
I hope you all have a very Merry Christmas and a lovely time with your loved ones. What a year it has been, and I am looking forward to sharing more with you in 2014. In the meanwhile, enjoy the best of The Savvy Scot for 2013! 7 extreme sports for the cheap… Read more
Christmas spending tips
It’s that time of year again: when shopping becomes a national obsession. From parties and presents to food and festive outfits, whether you shop online or hit the high streets, the Christmas period is a time for spending. So, as Reuters reports that UK shoppers look set to spend a massive £1.4bn more this… Read more
Saving and spending around Christmas
The holidays are fast approaching and with them, the shopping frenzy. Every little shop in town is offering a sale of some kind, you have the longest list of presents, Christmas decorations and things to buy. Christmas does not have to be expensive There are tons of gifts you can give… Read more