According to the National Retail Federation, Americans will spend an average of a little under $1,000 on holiday gifts during winter. That's not counting the new outfits to buy for holiday parties, decorations needed to bring joy to your house, and all the special treats and family meals that make the holidays so memorable. These expenses can really add up. Now that the concept of a "Christmas bonus" has become dream instead of reality, it's time to get creative in making sure you're able to pay for everything you need to make the holidays a success. Try some of these tips to cover holiday expenses for the whole family.