20 Fun and Frugal Holiday Traditions | www.TheHeavyPurse.com #Christmas #Traditions #Family
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20 Fun and Frugal Holiday Traditions

Editor’s Note: Tanya is back to share some great activities your family will love this holiday season. Christmas is my favorite holiday. When I was child, I loved it for the presents, but as I grew older, it became less about the presents and more about the traditions. I think this happens to most people. Presents decrease in importance while traditions and memories grow in value. Unfortunately, too many still

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5 Holiday Teachable Moments for Kids | www.TheHeavyPurse.com
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5 Holiday Teachable Moments for Your Kids

The Christmas countdown has officially begun, folks. As impossible as it may seem, we are 24 days away from the big day. I’ve got my Christmas list and I’m definitely checking it twice! How about you? The holidays is such a busy time with lots of moving parts from baking holiday treats, shopping, wrapping gifts, school activities and all the various festivities that make the season special. And intermixed between

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The Best Apps to Help You Save Money during the Holiday Season | www.TheHeavyPUrse.com
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The Best Apps to Help You Save Money this Christmas

Editor’s Note: Tanya is back to share with us some apps that can help you save money on Black Friday and throughout the holiday season. I grew up in Minnesota, so it always amused me to see people on TV shivering outside their favorite stores, so they could be first in line to snatch whatever doorbuster enticed them to brave the frigid temperatures. Meanwhile, I sipped hot chocolate and helped

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8 Tips to Make Black Friday a Savings Success | www.TheHeavyPurse.com
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8 Tips to Make Black Friday a Savings Success

It may be hard to believe, but we are closing in on Thanksgiving and the busiest shopping day of the year, Black Friday. Now I must confess that you won’t find me up at 3:00 AM standing in line at my favorite store. If we don’t travel for Thanksgiving, I typically host a big Thanksgiving meal, so Friday is my day to recuperate. But I know it’s an annual tradition

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7 Inexpensive DIY Christmas Gift Your Family Will Love
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7 DIY Holiday Gifts Your Friends and Family Will Love

Editor’s Note: Tanya from Eat Laugh Purr is sharing some easy and affordable homemade gifts for the holidays with us. If you’d like to guest post at The Heavy Purse, please review my Guest Posting Policy and contact me. Christmas is my favorite holiday. While I don’t love the big crowds at the mall, I love hunting for the perfect gift for my loved ones, then carefully wrapping each present

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