Organization and simplification expert Marcia Ramsland tackles the holidays with an eight-week plan designed to make Christmas a season of celebration, not stress. Most people begin to prepare for Christmas as soon as Thanksgiving is over, which can create great stress since Thanksgiving happens at a different time every year. However, Halloween is consistently eight weeks before Christmas, so beginning then ensures enough time to prepare and plan for both Christmas and Thanksgiving and to make this a season of joy for yourself and your family. This planner addresses all the details of the busy holiday season, including buying, wrapping, and sending presents, sending Christmas cards, home decorations, and cooking and baking. What sets this planner apart is a day-by-day plan that breaks every task into manageable pieces and a daily devotional journal that keeps the reader focused on the reason for all the activity, encouraging a spirit of praise, not panic.Christmas Morning Opening Christmas presents is probably the most universal favorite activity of the holidays. The excitement ... And all children want to see if Santa ate the cookies and drank the milk left out the night before. Then ita#39;s time ... A traditional turkey dinner followed by a gift exchange can be the focus of getting together. Scrumptious ... The spiritual component of Christmas can be emphasized by reading the Christmas story from Luke 2 in the Bible (on page 96 of Events 83anbsp;...
|Title||:||Simplify Your Holidays|
|Publisher||:||Harper Collins - 2008-09-16|