Since 1993, online friends have prepared for the holiday season together, with the Holiday Grand Plan. Get the original plan, calendar and printable checklists ... for a clean and organized home for Christmas.
Cooler weather makes it easy to check and organize the attic and storage areas during Attic Week at the Holiday Grand Plan!
No attic? Use this week to work on undone tasks, or to tackle a bonus area in the home.
We continue to move toward Thanksgiving in holiday prep, preparing to set a pretty holiday table. Are you working on holiday gifts?
Pantry Week sees us move into food storage area, this week at the Holiday Grand Plan!
This week, we focus on food storage, the pantry and any additional closets. Taking time to declutter, deep-clean and organize these storage areas will pay off when holiday baking begins.
Week Eight sees us down and dirty in the heart of the home: the kitchen. It's Kitchen Week at the Holiday Grand Plan!
This week, we'll clear the decks for the holiday cooking to come with a kitchen clean-up and declutter. Routing out the year's dirt and disorder gives us a fresh, clean start for holiday cooking to come.
In holiday prep, it's Checkpoint Week and time to make plans for Halloween night.
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!
Make one batch of Holiday Goodies.
Will Santa be visiting your house this year? Time to sort out the short stuff with Kids' Room Week at the Holiday Grand Plan!
This week, we focus on kids' rooms for deep-cleaning, decluttering and organizing so that there's room to spare for holiday gifts. We'll assess each child's possessions, record clothing sizes, and prepare a Gift Ideas Planner for Santa ... or Grandma.
Week Five sees us into the master bathroom and linen closets for Master Bathroom Week at the Holiday Grand Plan!
We'll clean and organize personal care and linen storage areas, and continue working on seasonal clothing plans.
Holiday prep continues to move forward on to-make and to-buy gifts, and includes a wardrobe check for kids.
We're moving to the master for Week 4 of the Holiday Grand Plan!
This important week sees us move into the master bedroom to deep-clean and cut clutter, creating a serene and peaceful refuge for the busy days ahead. As the season changes, we'll rout out the closet and organize clothing.