Advent calendars everywhere are now seven chocolates lighter (time zone permitting, of course), and Christmas is rapidly approaching. I’ve already started listening to the Christmas playlist I compiled in YouTube to try and get in the Christmas mood.
Whilst Christmas is a wonderful time of year it can also be a time of great stress. Food, cards and decorations can get expensive, and that’s before adding in the presents. Too many people feel that they have to out-do each-other with gifts. Every year we have to buy bigger, better, or just plain more.
I’ve mentioned before that we are currently losing about as much money as we’re getting in each month. One of the perks of unemployment there… With our financial situation being what it is you’d think I’d be dreading the Christmas season, right?
But I’m not. And here’s why. Continue reading