12 Tips For Enjoying Christmas!

Christmas can be a wonderful time of the year but the costs and other pressures can make it hard for many people. We have put together a few tips via the links below for saving money, reducing waste and keeping you well during December and hopefully beyond.

1. Reduce your food waste – Great savings ideas for saving on your food bills. Ideas for using up left overs and cutting your food waste to save money.

2. Join an Oil Club – If you use oil for your heating, think about joining a local oil club. There is currently one in Drumnadrochit and Tomich. Other communities can create one too!

3. Reduce Reuse Recycle – We waste more at Christmas than at any other time of the year.

4. Trade Craft – Have an ethical Christmas.

5. How to avoid debt – Try and avoid over spending by planning ahead.

6. Stay Safe and Healthy – Cooking tips to reduce food poisoning.

7. Stay Warm – Don’t get caught out when the bad weather comes.

8. Stay Safe When Driving – Know your limits and don’t drive when your feeling tired.

9. Money Saving Ideas – 44 tips on how to save money this Christmas!

10. How to reduce your stress levels – Christmas can be a difficult time and you need to remember to take care of yourself as well as your family.

11. Cyberfraud and staying safe online – Internet shopping and keeping in touch by email or social media is very handy for many of us at Christmas. Check out this link to ensure no-one takes advantage of you.

12. Loneliness at Christmas – Christmas can be a lonely time for some. If you’re going to be alone this year there are ways you can still enjoy the season.

From all of us at Soirbheas we wish you a Merry, Safe, Healthy and Warm Christmas when it comes!