10 Minute Holiday Missions to help you stay organized during this busy season!
10 Minute Holiday Missions
Each mission should take about ten minutes and completing all the missions should take around an hour or less each week. Complete those that apply to your situation and don’t worry about the rest.
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Start wrapping gifts if you haven’t yet.
Start baking items to add to the freezer. (Cherry Chocolate Bread HERE.)
Finish last-minute shopping.
Take a tour of the Christmas lights in your neighborhood.
Start your Christmas Countdown.
Mail gifts and cards.
Make some easy freezer meals to make December meals super easy.
Plan your big meal with the Christmas Meal Planner in your Happy Holidays Planner.
Continue working on DIY Gifts. See my Simple DIY Gift Ideas HERE.
(All planning pages from the Happy Holidays Planner are in bold print.)
Use the Thanksgiving Meal Timeline to plan and prep your Thanksgiving Meal. (Make sure to thaw your turkey early!)
Plan your online and in-store purchases with the Black Friday and Cyber Monday Shopping Planners.
Prep Christmas cards and gifts to mail.
Finish up Christmas purchases and start wrapping.
Decorate for Christmas if you haven’t yet. (Check out this simple Pine Cone Swag.)
-Take your family photo for Christmas cards.
-Continue working on DIY gifts.
-Purchase food for Thanksgiving. (Buy an extra turkey for the freezer.)
-Prep any Thanksgiving dishes you can freeze ahead.
-Plan Your Christmas Countdown my Christmas Countdown Activities here for fun, kid-friendly activities for every day in December.
-Continue purchasing gifts.
Tight Budget? Learn how to make Christmas magical for you kids with very little money HERE.
-Stock up on baking supplies for the holidays. Check out the FREE Best Times to Buy Everything chart here.
-Talk with your family to complete the Christmas Activity Planner and schedule events/activities on your Calendar.
-Plan and begin working on DIY Gifts. See my DIY Gifts on a Budget.
-Clean and organize your kitchen to prepare for Thanksgiving.
-Think about meals for December. See Easy Meal Planning post here for ideas to help you get dinner on the table with the least amount of stress possible.
-Print any activities or printables you’ll be using for Thanksgiving like the Thankfulness A to Z Printable.
-Plan your Holiday Budget using the Holiday Spending Planner. Read 4 Ways to Save Money for Christmas HERE.
-Sign up for Rakuten (formerly Ebates) HERE to get money back on your purchases.
-Plan your Thanksgiving Menu and Grocery List.
-Order Christmas cards if sending them.
-Prepare your Master Gift List.
-Begin buying gifts if you haven’t yet.
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