Last Christmas, COVID prevented many of us from properly celebrating the season with family and friends. We sent gifts, held more intimate gatherings, and played vacation movies to feel a semblance of normalcy. It’s no exaggeration to assume that many of us now have a repressed and overwhelming desire to whip up a Christmas that would make Buddy the Elf cry peppermint tears of joy.
But, in order to achieve Norman Rockwell perfection, we can put a lot of pressure on ourselves – and our finances. If we’re not careful spending can get out of hand faster than Santa Claus sprints around the world on Christmas Eve.