Tips to Manage the Holidays

Holidays are a time to spend with your loved ones, celebrate, and give thanks. Now we know holidays can be stressful and overwhelming, but we wanted to share 5 things that you can do now to be prepared for the holidays! 

We’re making this number one because it is definitely the most important. This time of year can get really expensive real quick, so keeping a budget in mind and actually sticking to it can save you stress and money. Your pockets will thank you. If you happen to have on our planners, we've created a START system that is placed within each planner including a budget section. HERE's a little sign to go ahead and get STARTed today!

 Well duh isn’t that a given? Not always… We tend to get overwhelmed by all the festivities, trips, school activities, and family from out of town, and honestly, we can keep going, but you get the point. Prioritize the festivities you want to do with your family, and plan out the next two months ahead of time! Including where your family is staying, where you’ll be going, and what you’ll be doing. Did you know that we have a holiday section in our planners? This will have everything laid out for you to have everything organized. We also offer a holiday planner HERE that will help you be the hostess with the mostess!

Thanksgiving is this month and that alone can be stressful, especially when trying to cook everything for your family, but don’t be afraid to ask for help and have other friends and family bring dishes as well. The week of Thanksgiving be sure to have a set meal plan with quick recipes that’ll save you time and money from going out. Try one of our FREE Recipe Downloads HERE and be sure to use our tear-out grocery sheets in your planner!

Don’t wait til the last minute to get all your holiday shopping done. Prices will be up and things will be sold out. If the Black Friday crowds feel too intense, wait for Cyber Monday! We plan on having some pretty sweet deals all weekend! ;) If you happen to not know what to get someone this holiday season we created a holiday gift guide HERE for every person in your life! Let's be on top of things this season!! 

 The holidays are not supposed to make people go crazy, so go into this season with the intention to enjoy yourself regardless if you don’t get everything done on your list. Spend quality time with those you love and remember the reason for the season!  

Keep on following us all holiday season long for more tips and shopping guides! 


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