The holidays are officially upon us, and let’s admit, with “the most wonderful time of the year” can come a good amount of stress. Grocery lists and gift lists are growing, and the pressure of sticking to a budget can often be shoved aside to worry about in the New Year.  So let’s get ahead of the budget walk of shame in January and save some money now! We want to know: What’s your #1 money-saving tip for shopping around the holidays? Entries should be typed into the comments field of this blog post for a chance to win one of 10 prize packs, including:

·         $50 in ALDI gift certificates

·         Assorted holiday seasonal chocolates

·         Baker’s Corner 6-in-1 Baking Sprinkle Jar

Need some inspiration: Check out one of our 100+ meals that feed 4 for under $10, including Roast Chicken with Potatoes and Butternut Squash (shown here), Roast Lamb with Pomegranate Sauce, or Pork Tenderloin, Pear, and Cranberry Salad, all worthy of a special occasion.

Entries are due by December 31, 2012 at 11:59 p.m. EST. Editors will select their favorite based on originality, creativity, and how well you address our question. Winner will be notified via email by Jan. 14, 2013. For full contest rules, click here.