Times are tough economically for a lot of folks, but instead of complaining about it (which tends to discourage our sweet husbands), why not get creative about it. Pray and look for opportunities to get things done in an inexpensive, creative way. Here’s a great idea from Crochet Me.
Link Up With New Holiday Traditions
When I started shaping my own holiday traditions as a young adult, we had a big fat Scotch pine with empty boughs. So, at our first holiday party I began a new tradition. I took a Polaroid shot of each guest and hung it on the tree. By the end of the evening, our tree was bursting with friendly faces, a true gift of friendship. We continued this tradition for a few years, adding a few photos from previous parties, but mostly filling the tree anew. for more
It’s an incredible relief to a guy when his wife is creative, happy and understanding when it comes to the finances.
And the Grinch, with his Grinch-feet ice cold in the snow, stood puzzling and puzzling, how could it be so? [Christmas] came without ribbons. It came without tags. It came without packages, boxes or bags. And he puzzled and puzzled ’till his puzzler was sore. Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn’t before. What if Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store? What if Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more? Dr. Suess
Be generous! Lori <><