A few weeks ago we had a trade event where people come come with their goods and swap with other people instead of buying stuff. It was a small event and it went beautifully.
We traded nearly all of our stuff and got a ton of great things for Christmas gifts!
Had we not done this we would have had to spend a lot more for Christmas gifts. I am pretty grateful for the creativity we have been using and the fact that Sam and I both are into trying to live our lives in ways that aren't intentionally different, but ARE intentionally true to what feels right for us.
Just wait until you see what we have planned for this spring!