This time of year, consumers spend much thought, effort, and money on finding the perfect gifts.
However, the happiest holiday memories are usually about special moments and not about the gifts we've received.
Holiday traditions build family relationships.
Leading relationship expert and best-selling author, Dr. John Gottman, lists "creating shared meaning" as one of the top ways to increase feelings of connection.
The holidays are the perfect time to create meaningful moments that strengthen ties.
Meaningful traditions don't have to break the bank.
Here are 5 inexpensive, easy ideas for holiday traditions:
1. Watch a holiday movie.
2. Decorate the tree.
3. Bake cookies.
4. Host a party.
5. Attend an event.