20 Low-Spend Ways to Spend Quality Time With Your Family This Holiday Season

The average American spends $1,000 during the holiday season, with 1 in 3 going into credit card debt. 

During a time when it's about being present with your family and not necessarily the presents, here are 20 ways to spend quality time together that don't cost a lot of money. 

Create Time Capsule

Choose a time this holiday season for everyone in your family to write out things they’re grateful for and goals they have for the following year.  

Family Picnics

If you’re fortunate enough to live somewhere warm during the holiday season, this is an excellent idea for you and your family. 

Evening Walks

“During the Christmas holidays, my family’s tradition is to take evening walks together during the Rauhnächte,” says Nora Breyer from Vivdily Christmas. 

Holiday Markets and Events

The season offers lots of markets, tree farms, and more. It’s a great time to get the family out and start some traditions.