How is your holiday planning going? Or did you just say “what plan?”.
While eight-weeks is ideal for a holiday checklist to increase joy and decrease the stress of the season, you can still considerably reduce holiday stress with this week-by-week summary of tasks for the six weeks left before Christmas.
6 weeks: develop gift list, set up gift-wrapping center shop/wrap ½ of gift list, develop card list, address envelopes/create holiday letter/copy
5 weeks: shop/wrap ½ of gift list, finalize baking/menu list, buy stamps gather return labels
4 weeks: decorate outdoors, write holiday cards, buy baking supplies
3 weeks: decorate indoors, mail gifts/cards
2 weeks: attend/host parties, buy grocery staples, bake/cook ahead, begin cleaning/finalize holiday menu
1 week: finish baking/cleaning, buy perishable groceries
So put these tasks in your calendar and you’ll be on the road to feeling prepared and calm this holiday season
Put these tasks on your calendar and stress a little less and enjoy the holiday a little more this season.