Holiday spending mistakes are like fruitcake: They reappear, year after year.
Buying out of guilt? Confusing spending with celebrating? Blowing your budget on trivial items? Or maybe you're putting gifts on credit because that seems easier than admitting you can't afford presents in the first place?
Instead, enjoy the holidays for a change and ditch debt-related stress. Here are five holiday spending mistakes -- and how you can avoid them.