Happy St. Patrick’s Day! When celebrating this grand green holiday, you will most often find yourself spending more than what you intended between bar hopping, green beers and just being Irish. For those wanting to celebrate on a budget, we are sharing some tips for a frugal St. Patrick’s Day.
Tips for a Frugal St. Patrick’s Day
Skip the bars and party at home. Have a BYOB party with some simple snacks. Your home is the best party place if you are on a budget. You can create the St. Patrick’s Day atmosphere with things you find around the home and make your own snacks. Here are some sample recipes and DIY décor ideas to get you started.
Take the savings up a notch and turn your house party into a potluck dinner. Prepare the main dish and ask friends to contribute their favorite side dishes.
Create your own St. Patrick’s Day attire. The one’s available for purchase most likely will turn out to be overpriced junk that you’ll probably never wear again. All you need is something green and you are sure to find something green in your closet. If you must get something, visit a nearby thrift store or discount retailer.
Look for the inexpensive options that fit into your budget if you do head out to party with the masses. You can try to find bars or restaurants that don’t have a cover charge or that have special deals to celebrate the day. Target the happy hours if you can! Do a little bit of research ahead of time to pick the economical options.
Celebrations are all fun and joy as long as you ensure you are responsible handling them. Take precautions to be safe while you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Use your money wisely as tomorrow is going to be a whole new day filled with a whole new load of financial responsibilities.
Have a fun-filled, frugal St. Patrick’s Day! Cheers!
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