Organizing for the holiday

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September 10, 2019

Organizing for the holiday

The holiday season is in full full swing, are you ready? Some people find that getting organized for the holidays is a stressful process, while others are energized. Retailers going to be fighting for your holiday dollars but I couldn’t help but smile watching the new Amazon commercial.  

Cute, huh?!

Regardless of where you are on the holiday season spectrum, there is likely work to be done to plan out the coming weeks, the good news is we are here to help support you.

Plan out your shopping: Although gift cards can feel practical, it’s OK to spend a little time to find that special gift for a loved one, friend, neighbor or colleague. Our gift guide has been one of our most popular posts in recent years so be sure to check out all the ideas for when you get stuck or have a “hard to buy” for person.  Oh, and we also have a clutter-free kid guideThe next question is once the shopping is done, are you ready to wrap? Relax, we’ve got you covered

Prep your kitchen space: It doesn’t matter if you are hosting a holiday meal, baking cookies for work friends, or planning a gift exchange. You need to spend some time in your kitchen and plan  what you need to get ready. If anything use this time to take stock up for you and your family (so you can avoid the peek busy hours at the grocery store). 

Prepare your space for guests: We love it when traveling to family members homes because we always feel so welcomed. Depending on the relative, it’s sometimes better than going to a nice hotel or resort. It’s wonderful to create a guest space that is inviting and welcoming, not to mention a wonderful way to spread good cheer. 

Ask for help or let it go: Trying to decide what you need to do versus what you want to do is a tough choice, but remember we are always here to help you get things done. Our team of professionals is can help you get and keep your holiday season organized. There is no project too large (or too small) that we can’t tackle.

Don’t reinvent the wheel: If you’re really stuck and aren’t sure where to begin, we’ve created a few holiday checklists you can download to inspire your inner elf. It’s a great first step in planning gifts, planning a party or organizing your cards

Regardless of how you navigate through the next seven weeks, we encourage you to enjoy the meaning of the season.

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