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7 Tips On How To Organize for The Christmas Holidays


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With the Christmas Holidays quickly approaching, it is very easy to become overwhelmed. There is so much to do and so much to think about. Here are some ideas to show you how to organize for Christmas.

1. Make sure gifts have their own space. Christmas can turn into a cluttered mess if gifts do not have a storage space. They should be kept in one central location. This helps to organize Christmas shopping, as well. If gifts are scattered in various hiding places, it is easy to forget which gifts have been purchased.

2. Keep track of your time. Your Christmas organize tips should include the ability to say “no”. If there isn’t enough time to do everything, don’t assume you need to do everything. There is no harm in declining some party invitations. And, there is no reason you can’t stay home, when you begin to feel overwhelmed.

3. It’s the season for giving. But, keep that organized, too. Organize Christmas shopping before you leave the house. Impulse buying is too tempting if you don’t have a plan before you arrive at the store. Plan who you need to buy gifts for. Go ahead and think about what gifts would fit their personality. When you finish your list, stop.

4. Organize Christmas parties. If you plan a Christmas party, don’t feel that you have to supply everything for the party. Ask others to bring in certain types of dishes to add to what you are going to prepare. This cuts down on your preparation time and allows you to be more relaxed and able to spend more quality time with your guests.

5. Take care of the cleaning. When Christmas becomes too overwhelming, organize Christmas chores by hiring someone to do the cleaning for you. This is an extra task that adds a lot to your already full plate.

6. Don’t forget how to organize for Christmas baking. Decide what you are going to bake before you being. By doing this, you can plan one shopping trip to gather all of the necessary ingredients. Also, take advantage of any cookie swap meets to get more variety for less work.

7. All Christmas organize tips must include organizing priorities. If you feel that your Christmas season has become too commercial, then chances are that it probably has. Make sure to include activities that emphasize the spirit of Christmas more than the commercialism.

Bonus Two Great Ideas For The Holiday Season: Give your time by doing volunteer work. Plan a quiet night with just you and your family, when no gifts are exchanged. This is what Christmas is all about.

About the Author: Brenda L. Martinson is owner and founder of San Diego Personal Business Services, a Personal Assistant/Business Consultant company located in Carlsbad, CA. For more than 20 years, she has been in leadership roles for small to mid-sized companies in the health-care, real estate and training & personal development industries. Working with top-level executives and managers, Brenda has designed and implemented organizational and efficiency systems to help companies improve profits and optimize their people.

As a Professional Organizer/Business Consultant, she utilizes her skills and experience to assist busy and/or retired professionals save Time, Money, and Space. Brenda’s organizational systems have helped people manage the personal and business clutter of one’s life through a customized and easy to maintain process. This process includes setting up systems and gathering resources to organize and improve one’s working/living spaces.

You may reach Brenda at her website Visit San Diego Personal Business Services.

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