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Christmas: Lights
 
 

Christmas Lights

 

Save money decorating your Christmas tree by using most of your money for lights.  You can make a lot of homemade decorations that are thrift friendly.  Anything that is shiny looks good hanging from the Christmas tree.  You can use Christmas cards, pictures of family, small toys, and a variety of craft items. Save your money for your lights.

 

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Frugal footnotes:

Here are some frugal tips for Christmas lights.

- Try and always use LED lights.  They use a lot less electricity.
 
- If a light goes out on your strand, try a replacement bulb.  If that doesn't work, you can use the strand, but keep a bulb in the socket that doesn't work.
 
- When buy lights at a thrift store for or at a garage sale, always find a plug and check
them out before you purchase them.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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