Get organized for the holiday season with plans, printables, and Christmas inspiration.  

home improvement for the holidays

Holiday House Fever? Cure It With A Home Spruce-Up Exercise

Autumn is here.  Look around the house. Does your temperature rise when you see stained carpets, smudged switch plates and faded window coverings?

With Christmas on the horizon, it's tempting to dive right in to a long list of home improvements. Stop! Wait! Biting off more than you can chew on the home front is a sure-fire recipe for holiday stress. 

October 16, 2020
Holiday Grand Plan

Holiday Grand Plan Week 7: Guest Room Week

Guest rooms ready for holiday guests? They will be, after we tackle them during Week Seven of the Holiday Grand Plan!

This week, we deep-clean, organize and prepare for overnight guests.

In holiday prep, we keep plugging away on gifts, whether to-make or to-buy. Decor alert: Halloween is coming!

HOLIDAY PREP

  • Make one batch of Holiday Goodies.

October 11, 2020
Schedule Now for an Organized Christmas

Autumn Calendar Check: Schedule Now for an Organized Christmas

When you think about Christmas from a few weeks away, there’s a luxurious feeling of “plenty of time”, but as December draws near, the season’s pace quickens exponentially. Where did the time go?  

Take major action against the seasonal time crunch with a pre-season scheduling session. The goal: to arrange for all those little appointments that slip the mind so easily.

September 30, 2020
Travel tips for Christmas holiday

Tips for Holiday Season Travel

Holiday travel can be stressful at the best of times ... but this year offers unprecedented challenges to planning travel.  Safety advisories change daily, while new protocols require new planning--and flexibility!  Whether you're flying or driving, being prepared means you'll be better able to roll with the inevitable punches.

Try these tips to keep the “happy” in holiday travel:

September 28, 2020
House & Holidays Plan

House & Holidays Plan Week 5: Guest Room Week

Hospitality is a core value of the Christmas holiday season; time to plan for guests! 

This week in the House and Holidays Plan, we'll "think hospitality" as we prepare for house guests and focus on the guest room.

No guest room?  Take aim on the multi-function area that houses sleepover guests; otherwise, it's another bonus room week!

September 27, 2020