Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Anniversary on a Budget


This year for our anniversary we decided not to buy gifts or spend money on a vacation. Instead we are having a stay-cation. A stay-cation is a vacation where instead of going away for a few days you stay home and vacation. Stay-cations can be fun if you do it right. Just because you’re not staying at a hotel or in another location doesn’t mean you have to stay at home. Of course we decided to do this in order to save money and stay within our budget. This year we are planning to do a couple things each day we are off work in order to celebrate 4 years of marriage.

The first celebratory event is a concert at LA Live; I'll share more about that tomorrow. We bought the tickets back in April. It’s sort of a late birthday festivity for my hubby as well as an early anniversary celebration. The tickets were a couple hundred bucks total but we bought them before this new budget went into effect so I will let it pass. In addition to this concert, we are also going to use our Disneyland passes and enjoy a day at the park since it’s free. (Employee Perks) We will also follow my tips in my post on How I spend less at the Happiest Place on Earth. I also have a couple events this week that we’ll be attending such as my company picnic and serving dinner at our local shelter. We’re simple people. Yes we do want the finer things in life from time to time but overall our needs are met. I’m excited to have some time off and to spend it with my hubby. We don’t get to do that a lot because we both work full-time but I'm looking forward to sleeping in and lots of cuddling.

These are just couple things we plan to do to celebrate our love. I will probably cook a special meal one of the nights and we may take a trip or two to the beach to enjoy the awesome California weather but all in all we’re content. Oh and there is one thing I do want to clarify, although we won’t be purchasing gifts we will be making gifts. I’m super excited to see what we come up with and I will be sure to be post. Let me know down below how you and your sweetheart celebrate your anniversary on a tight budget. I’d love to hear from you and as always thanks for reading.