Thank you for joining me in the 31 Days of Preparing for the Holidays series. I hope you’ve found some good ideas that will help make your whole holiday season a little more peaceful, fun, and intentional.
In case you missed any of the posts in the series, here’s a re-cap of all the articles in the series:
- The Secret to Making the Most of the Holiday Season
- Things You Can Stop Doing This Christmas
- Stuff You Can Do Now to Stress Less About the Holidays
- The Christmas Card Dilemma
Scheduling, and Fitting It All In
- Step-by-Step Guide to Scheduling Holiday Activities for Maximum Fun and Minimum Stress
- Confirm Holiday Plans With Others Without Being Super Annoying (ish)
- Make Your Own Gift Wish List
- Why Smart Moms Make a Gift Shopping List
- Smart Ways to Save on Holiday Gifts
- Useful, Creative Christmas Gifts for Teachers
Getting Your Ducks in a Row Before the Holidays
- Make Holiday Travel Arrangements
- Buy Tickets for Holiday Events
- Holiday Outfits
- Get Your Guest Room Guest-Ready
- Schedule Home Maintenance Appointments
- Schedule Hair Appointments
- Organize Christmas Decorations
- Order Christmas Supplies
- Plan for Your Pets
- Create Simple Holiday Traditions
- Plan Christmas Treats
- Plan Your Christmas Menu
- Christmas Craft and Party Ideas for Preschoolers
- Make a Christmas Grocery List
- Make Room On Your Camera Roll
Preparing for Thanksgiving
Preparing for Halloween
Thank you for all of your thoughtful comments, ideas, and input. I hope you’ll find something useful here that will help make your holiday season less stressful, and more joyful.
During October, Organizing Moms will feature 31 things you can do to prepare for the holidays. Preparing for the holidays can be a lot of fun, and it can help you get things done in advance so you can enjoy the holidays more.
However, if you do try to do all of the things in this series in real-time, you might drive yourself crazy. If you want to follow along and complete the tasks, that’s completely fine, but no pressure. This is supposed to be fun, and help you prepare. If you want to skip some things, skip them!
A better approach would be to read along with the series, and use the things that you think would be helpful to you. Bookmark the Preparing for the Holidays page so you can reference it later.
To see links to all of the posts in the series, go to the Preparing for the Holidays page. If you’d like to get regular updates from the series delivered to your inbox, sign up for the Organizing Moms newsletter!