How to Celebrate while Staying Within Budget

I love you

My husband and I recently celebrated our 2 year anniversary at the end of January. As it happened, it coincided with the aftermath of a bit too much spending at Christmas time — the dreaded credit card bills. Granted we pay our credit card bills in full each month, so when the ones from Christmas came, there wasn’t too much money left over after they were paid. I really wanted to go away for a night to celebrate since we both had the day off, but it simply wasn’t in the budget. Instead, I made it my goal to find something fun and memorable to do that was easy on the wallet. Here are some suggestions for others who are trying to do the same thing.

Decide ahead of time

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2 Responses to How to Celebrate while Staying Within Budget

  1. Ann says:

    I love how you gave the word “celebrate” a lovely, inexpensive and priceless connotation here. To celebrate is to find joy in it, not to throw all your money at it.

  2. KellyB says:

    That all sounds wonderful! Good for you two that youcelebrated your togetherness. Years from now I bet you will both look back fondly on that day, even if you celebrate other anniversaries more expensively. Time together is the most precious thing, and you made it memorable! Many happy returns!

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