Oh I have tried so hard to have frugal days this week but it has not been very easy . It was my sons 13th birthday week and cakes and cards and wrapping and the like take their toll on purse strings!
However we tried to save as best we could:
- My daughter made her own card
- I used wrapping paper salvaged from my daughters birthday the week before
- I bought books ‘as new’ rather than new from Amazon
- My daughter made her brother a chocolate bark instead of us buying a birthday cake. Here is how she made it
- He chose one friend for a very special day out rather than a party for 12 (like last year) this made huge savings
The little things as ever can really add up!
How do you save on birthdays?
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