BrightNest's mission is to make homeowners happy.

FREE, START NOW

BrightNest's mission is to make homeowners happy.

Our tips and tools will shape up your home & simplify your life.

Why Join?

We’re All About You

No two homes are alike. So, we
hand pick the best tips and tricks
for you and your home. Try it >

Super Easy Scheduling

Save your favorite tips and
schedule your favorite tasks.
We'll remind you! Get going >

Peace of Mind

We've got your back. Keep all
your activities and home details
in one spot! Start now >

Quest_blue

Do you have a washing machine?

Sized_qw_icons-04

Black Friday and Beyond: Save Money This Holiday Season!

“White Christmas” is playing on the loudspeakers at the mall, and the grocery stores are all stocked with red and green M&M’s. The holidays are officially here! Black Friday and Cyber Monday are two of our favorite holiday traditions – you can get a deal on pretty much anything you need for your home – but the savings don’t have to stop there!

Save money all season long with these savvy holiday tips:

Serve Appetizers Instead of Full Meals

If you're planning on hosting a get-together or party, serve bite-size finger foods instead of springing for a multi-course meal. Guests mostly just want to show off their holiday sweaters anyway, so whip up some homemade appetizers and let the people mingle! For some great recipes, read: From Bacon to Brie.

Make Your Own Decorations

Getting festive is always fun, but you don’t want to break the bank on decorations. Instead, go in the backyard (or craft store), scoop up a few pinecones and then go to work making these easy, seasonal pinecone decorations. People love them, and they cost you almost nothing!

Turn Old, Full-Size Cards into New Postcards

Do you have a stack of old Christmas cards from seasons past? Excellent. Cut them in half and use the cover as a repurposed post card. Nobody will know the difference, we promise.

Stay at Home

The holidays are jam-packed with new movies, expensive dinners and other out-of-the-house activities, but you don’t have to do them all! Save some cash by staying home with your family and playing some old board games (charades works, too). Who knows, it might turn into a longstanding, cost-effective tradition!

If after all of this you still hate the word cheap, just say frugal, instead. Frugal isn’t so bad.

comments powered by Disqus
Bn_logo_white

Like us so far? There's more to love...


Already a member? Log in