Money-Saving Thanksgiving Tips and Beyond

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Times are tough this year, and I think it’s safe to say the large majority of us are looking to cut back wherever we possibly can. However, this doesn’t mean that we have to forego a bountiful Thanksgiving dinner. Here are just a few tips that can help you cut costs.

  1. Check out your store ads at home before shopping. Plan your sides according to the best sales, and don’t forget to take into account any coupons that you have. Make a list of everything you need, and check it twice. Don’t forget to check your spices! That’s usually the one thing I miss.
  2. Make a single trip. Gas prices have come down thankfully, but that’s no reason to waste time and energy going back out repeatedly after forgotten items. If you’ve planned your trip carefully, you should have this one covered.
  3. If you’re hosting a lot of family, consider going with a potluck dinner. Trust me

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  • Heather

    Could not agree more with #3. That is what we are doing. No one want’s to go to someone’s house empty handed anyway. I’m in charge of the Mac and Cheese this year..