- Window shop with family or, if you have the space, have a bonfire in the backyard.
- Buy or make Christmas cards for family members.
- Bake cakes as a gift (buy the mix and add some fruits).
- Mix canned vegetables with fresh vegetables and blend fruits with drink mixes to allow it to ‘stretch’.
- Buy ham slices pre-packaged instead of an entire ham.
- Save the leftovers for sandwiches and one-pot meals.