When my dad was first diagnosed with Lung Cancer, we had no idea how much life would change for everyone.
Update: What if we could take away some of your cancer-related stress? What if we could show you a quick and easy way to organize important medical information so you can actually find what you’re looking for?
As we get closer and closer to the holidays, you’ve probably been really struggling with the weight of all this.
Cancer sucks on so many levels!
It’s bad enough that cancer steals your time and takes over your life, but then it practically leaves you bankrupt as well. ☹
It’s really hard to feel excited about the holidays when you are worried about how you are going to pay the bills, much less find the money for amazing gifts to give to your kids, family and friends.
Every year right around this time, when I should be excited about getting together with family, watching Hallmark Christmas Movies and enjoying the snow days.
Instead, I find myself worrying about how we’re going to give the kids the Christmas they deserve…
It’s so easy to get caught up in the commercial and the hype of the season and forget what the holidays are really about.
Thankfully, I stumbled upon something that helped me put things in perspective.
The Real Meaning of The Holiday Season
The real meaning of the holidays have nothing to do with gifts. And even though I know that in my heart, it’s hard to remember that in the weeks leading up to the holidays.
The holidays are about loving each other and spending time with the people that matter most to you. Christmas is about loving God and trusting that no matter what happens from this moment forward, he’s with you, always.
So, in case you needed to hear this today, you don’t need a lot of money for Christmas to be amazing this year.
You can find incredibly thoughtful, personal gifts that don’t cost a fortune for everyone on your list.
The truth is, it takes a lot more thought and consideration to find someone an amazing $10 gift that was created just for them, than it does to drop $30-40 dollars on a gift they may/or may not like, or even want.
Christmas Can Still Be Amazing
Rosemarie from the Busy Budgeter (LOVE HER!) released a brand-new Christmas Planner a few days ago and this thing is awesome!
It’s got a price tracker for gifts, a page to figure out your holiday budget and an entire worksheet so you can outline your holiday meals including the times when everything has to be started.
- What time does the roast go in?
- What time should I start the potatoes?
- What can I make ahead of time?
Every year, I spend hours trying to figure that out! This year, I already have our Christmas dinner for 11 mapped out on this sheet!
Thoughtful gifts that won’t empty your bank account, but still let the people in your life know you love them. The planner has a ton of ideas for gifts (and DIY gift baskets) for everyone on your list.
I wanted to make sure you knew about this because it’s currently on a special discount of 90% off, so you can get the Christmas planner for $.99!
Take Back The Holiday Season
If you have been missing the excitement of the upcoming season because you’ve been worried about how you’re going to pay your bills and have anything left for Christmas, this will help!
If you’re struggling with what to give the people in your life so they know that they matter but you can’t spend a fortune, this is the answer.
We can’t control most of what cancer drops on us. Most of the time we just have to take the shot and keep rolling with the punches.
Not this time…
Cancer doesn’t get to take the holidays from you.
You are still going to have an amazing holiday, even if money is tight.
P.S. If you’re overwhelmed by all this cancer business, we can relate!
The Cancer Binder Pack will walk you through the quick and easy system we used to organize our medical information. Step-by-step instructions, printable forms, and monthly calendar pages so you can ALWAYS find what you need when you need it. And, the best part it’s FREE…
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