Dusting only a room's accessible surfaces is an exercise in frustration; remaining dust will colonize clean spaces quickly. When you do dust, be thorough. Move furniture toward the center of the room to reach all walls, windows and baseboards. Vacuum behind the furniture before you replace it, then remove remaining dust in the room's center. Keep the clean!
The stockings are hung by the chimney with care ... so it's time to prepare to fill them! Ease this midnight chore with a bit of pre-holiday organization.
Set aside a plastic supermarket grocery sack for each family member, and sort stuffers into the sacks. Slip handles around a clothes hanger, and hang the sorted stuffers at the back of the closet.
With stuffers sorted and ready, Santa won't be fumbling in the dark, trying to remember what gift belongs where ....