After a period of staying at home due to COVID-19, it is exciting to see a gradual return to normal and our options for dining out and entertainment opening up again.
While we were limited in what we could do during isolation, many of us have learnt how to enjoy the simple things in life without needing to spend much at all. From enjoying a walk out in nature, finding joy in doing a puzzle or reading a book, we all found ways to keep ourselves busy while staying home.
With restrictions well and truly easing, you’re probably keen to get out and support local businesses as much as possible. So how do you do this while still managing your budget?
The good news is, you don’t need to make large purchases to support local retailers. The key is to holiday local and choose local wherever practical to support the economy and the small to medium-size businesses that may have been impacted over recent months.
Here are a few ideas to get you started.
However you choose to support local, work out what your household budget is for entertainment and dining and visit places accordingly. If you need help getting started, get our tips on creating a budget here.
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