The days are marching on toward Christmas. Do you have your advent calendars ready? Wreath on the front door? Lights on your tree? Here’s a timeline to get ahead of your checklist during the first weeks of December, so you can better enjoy the holiday season.
First week of December:
Prepare Christmas cards
Shop for kitchen and serving supplies
Create first impressions in the entryway
Decorate the tree
Start cleaning room by room – bathrooms, bedrooms and guest spaces, eating spaces
December 11th: Mail out-of-town gifts
December 14th: Mail Christmas cards
December 15th: Make dough for cookies. Freeze and decorate as a family later.
December 20th: Create your party playlist so you can be light on your feet through the holidays!
December 21st: Deliver gifts to neighbors, mailman, etc.
Celebrate! Celebrate! Celebrate!
And, if all else fails, take a cue from Christmas with the Kranks and book a trip to the Caribbean!