We all know the economy isn’t the absolute best right now - what is everyone doing for Christmas shopping this year? Is pay enough to afford the holidays or is everyone a little tight right now? We traveled to see family for Thanksgiving so we’re keeping Christmas very low key

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Christmas is the only holiday I look forward to so I kept the other holidays low-key to be able to save up for the end of the year!

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I just want a low key Christmas. I don't mind being invited to potlucks. No shopping for me. I have way too much stuff.

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Agreed. Plus mass consumerism is damaging the environment with all the junk ppl buy, ship overnight, and then return or discard or don't even really care for. It's really bad...

I drove during this thanksgiving and my family fed me, so I didn’t spend too much money. But I till feel bad about Christmas spending…

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I'm keeping it low key this year. It's a bit too crazy right now with prices to be doing what I usually do. I'll wait for things to calm down.

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Agreed. Usually companies just try to capitalize on the masses, deals aren't that great but people binge shop. In the past is end up with so many boxes everywhere and most end up needing to be returned bc they didn't meet expectations. It was insane and I want to avoid all that this year

Likely low key and just spend time with family and simple gifts for kids

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I did buy some stuff in sale during Black Friday for my kids (i.e., a $38 bicycle for my 3 year old) and use the Capital One app to automatically search coupon codes. But my spouse and I opted to do a small gift under $20 and just save money for a future vacation.

That’s an awesome idea! Sometimes experiences are more worth it than gifts in my opinion

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