The Holiday’s Will Try To Consume You This Year, Don’t Let Them!

The Holiday’s will try to consume you this year, don’t let them!  Hopoffthis.Com has the perfect game plan to make it through, Halloween, Thanksgiving and the most expensive but joyful of them all, Christmas.

First things first, Halloween is currently 10 days away. Don’t have a costume yet? No worries, The recycle method has worked for years.  Take a costume from about two years ago and switch up the make-up or a minor piece like the shoes or the head piece, works like a charm to save a few dollars. You can also find some cool costumes at Halloween Meijer’s, yes I said it, Meijer’s.HalloweenCostume They have a large selection of Halloween costumes for children and adults ranging from about $25- $60 dollars.  You can find everything from a cool batman costume to a sexy maid, pretty cool huh? Don’t forget you can still check the Spirit Halloween stores along with Party City. Both of these locations will have a wide range of Halloween costumes to fit any party attendance.

Now we move into Thanksgiving, which brings so many things to focus on, but the main is shopping and food. We always skip over the joys of thanksgiving because we are looking forward to Black Friday and racing to the finish line to get gifts for Christmas. We can really prepare for Thanksgiving by making sure you don’t over spend for the big turkey day. Make sure you speak with family and friends to find out who’s cooking what, may take some dishes out of your kitchen and you don’t have to make them. Look for deals on meat and dressing. The grocery stories will be filled with wild shoppers looking for the last can of Cranberry sauce so make sure you start your pricing and shopping early, you don’t want to get trapped in a world wind a couple of days  before to lack of preparation. If macysyou’re getting a ham from Honey Baked make sure you use the store locator and call  before you go, make sure they have everything you need before you make the trip. The cool thing about the Honey Baked Ham website is, if you sign up for their news letter your get 10% off your first purchase. You can also shop online for your thanksgiving feast, How cool is that? Once you get your turkey day set, the next big day is Black Friday. This is the day we wait for, plan for and most importantly prep for. You have to have a serious game plan when shopping on  Black Friday. Make sure you have the day off and if you don’t, make sure you check online to see if you can catch a Cyber Monday which usually occurs right after Black Friday. Having a shopping limit is important when looking for deals on Black Friday, this is the best way to try to get your Christmas shopping out the way. If you can get your list together and get what you need the top half of Thanksgiving will be filled with calm gift wrapping and warm hot chocolate instead of insane worrying about gifts and long lines.christmas

Last but not least, Christmas will be a day of family, friends food and love. Of course we love the gifts but giving to others is always the heart warming part. If you took the tips to prepare you should successfully bought a tree the day after thanksgiving and your shopping should be all set by Black Friday. Make sure you start to think about your new year resolutions right after as well. The new year always brings great new goals and habits, try making a vision board prior to the ball drop to make sure you stay focused.

I hope you enjoy these survival tips for the holiday’s, never be unprepared in the holiday department again, it’s not worth it.

 

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Are Your 2015 New Year Resolutions Cliche?

Happy New Year From Hopoffthis.Com! But, are your 2015 New Year Resolutions cliché? When you hear the word ” Cliche” 9 times out of ten people never want to put themselves in that category, but trust and believe its possible.  Just so we’re all on the same page here,

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” Cliche- a phrase or opinion that is overused and betrays a lack of original thought.”

So, are you already questioning what you’ve promised to change or improve for the new year?

Let’s go over a few that are highly overused and abused new year resolutions.

1. I will work out/ lose weight.

Make sure your actually trying to lose weight, not mentally preparing to say it again in 2016. Are you going to change your eating habits? What about this phrase excites you to get up and do something for yourself?

2. I’m going to travel the world this year.

Traveling is so expensive, including passports, tickets, and anything else you need to do it. Has this been your go to phrase? When is the last time you’ve even been 5 hours away from home. If your going to travel, it’s ok to start small and progress.

3. I wanna change the way I dress!

You could have done that yesterday. Fashion does not mean empty your pockets for the most expensive thing you can find. People use this as a new years resolution to feel better. You are dressing the way you want, right now. Why wait till the new year, to only dress the same in 2 days? Go thrifting, actually go purchase something you would never wear and try it out.

4. I’m cutting the drama out of my life this year.

Stop right there. Even mentioning this out loud means you are full of drama yourself. At any point in time you have the power to change what you allow. Here you are again stating what you’re gonna do this year with certain people. You will have this same conversation, in 2016, with the same people if you wait on a new year to change these habits.

Bottom line people, change doesn’t start because of a new year. Do what you love, embrace your faults and work towards positivity and changing them. You don’t have to feel empty because you didn’t run on the treadmill the first of the year. It’s OK. Pick a day to start and just go. Your results will give you satisfaction in the end but you actually have to start somewhere.

I hope you guys have a wonderful beginning, even if you don’t start today.

Come back to Hopoffthis.Com, we have a new years resolution to stick to this year as well!!

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Happy 2015.