If you really want to plan well for Christmas, you need to download and use this week by week Christmas to do list. The list covers off everything you need to do to plan and prepare for Christmas, one week at a time. The aim is that there are no last minute panics and you arrive at Christmas day ready to enjoy it.
Christmas decorations are going up earlier and earlier each year, so make sure you're ahead of the game with your Christmas decor plan by downloading this free Christmas decorations planner to plan your Christmas decor theme this year.
Anyone with a big list of people to buy for this Christmas will benefit from downloading and using this Christmas gift shopping planner. It will help you to make sure you get your Christmas gift shopping done in good time and stay on track with your budget.
The Christmas meal. Possibly the most important meal of the year! Make sure you are well organised and know exactly what you are going to be cooking for Christmas lunch or dinner by downloading and using this free Christmas food shopping list and meal planner.
One of the best tips I can give you for keeping stress levels down at Christmas is to plan a really simple Christmas lunch or dinner menu. The big Christmas meal is a treat in itself, so it's better to keep it simple - but delicious - rather than run yourself ragged trying to rival leading chefs!!
One of the best things you can do to get your home prepared for Christmas is to give it a big pre-Christmas declutter. Decluttering will make way for the influx of new things unwrapped on Christmas day and also create a lovely calm and welcoming space for any house guests over the festive holiday period.
Oh yes, Christmas is billed as the most wonderful time of the year. But it can also be the most stressful time of the year if you're not careful! Use these tips to make your Christmas less stressful, so you can actually relax and enjoy it come Christmas day.
Luci is the founder of Mums Make Lists. She has written about all aspects of organising family life for ten years. Her main areas of expertise are family finance and budgeting, simplifying housekeeping and family admin and kids’ party planning. Read more.