Financial expert and author Robert Katz recently said, “The holidays are where diets and budgets go to die.” But your budget doesn’t have to be a victim of Black Friday or any other time during the holiday shopping season. In fact, with a few rules in mind, your holiday spending can bless your family and your wallet at the same time.
Della Reese, a vocal powerhouse, actress, and ordained minister, passed away on November 19th at her home in Encino, California. She was 86 years old. Reese had an incredible life filled with God, love, and the creative arts.
By the time you gather at the table this Thanksgiving, you have a wide range of things to be thankful for. You’re glad you didn’t burn the turkey, thankful you can get off your aching feet, and grateful it’s finally time to eat. You probably feel an even deeper gratitude when you recognize you are surrounded by the people you love most.
The holidays are a time for togetherness. Families often have a house full of relatives they only see once or twice a year. Sometimes aunts, uncles and cousins stay for an extended period of time. There’s lots to do preparing meals and offering hospitality to those you love. Make time for these family games to enjoy having fun together.