What's the secret to keeping the cheer in Christmas? A Christmas planner!
Command central for holiday planning, a Christmas planner is a dedicated, portable place to keep gift lists, menus, recipes and Christmas card lists.
Using a Christmas planner, you'll save time, cut stress and create the holiday of your dreams.
The Christmas planner concept is popping up everywhere. Scrapbookers make lavish lunchbox planners, while their stamping sisters embellish pocket planners. Notebook fans swear by their 3-ring Christmas binders, while PDA users swap databases for holiday planning.
Here at ChristmasPlanner.com, we gather the best tips, ideas and free printables to help you make your own Christmas planner.
Oooh ... these free Christmas planning pages from Botanical Paperworks are fresh, pretty, and free for the printing.
With five bright planners, you'll be on top of holiday prep from gifts to cards to Christmas dinner and traditions. The calm color scheme and beautiful headers make it a joy to get organized for Christmas!
Erica used commercial scrapbooking products to create her little planner. With simple ring binding, pretty dividers and a free printable for small-sized planner pages, it packs a lot of organizing power in a tiny creative package.
Better, this would make a great "scrappy" project to use extra chipboard and bits and pieces of holiday-themed scrapbooking paper to good effect. Add some down-sized planner pages from Organized Christmas, and you could create your own planner for pennies .. or less!
Wondering how a real-world Christmas planner looks--and works? Get inspired by this story from blogger Amanda at the Small Home Big Start blog.
Moving step-by-step through her planner, Amanda shows how she uses it to organize holiday preparation, gifts and decor. Without going "over the top", her planner tour focuses on usability. And with links to her favorite printables, she makes it easy to follow her lead to create a personal planner for Christmas organizing.
While many of us hit the supermarket on the weekend--or when we've run out of milk--the National Supermarket Association recommends Wednesday as the best day to shop. Fewer shoppers and stocked shelves speed you out the door on Hump Day.