During this time of year, we all get caught up in the spending frenzy and buy things we can't afford. But if we continue to overspend without thinking, it can lead to a very painful financial hangover come the New Year.
One way to buy happiness? Take the time to create an incredible weekend--one you'll look back on fondly, savoring the memory for weeks to come. Here are seven steps for making that happen, for less money than you might imagine.