Getting organized for Christmas with a notebook-based Christmas planner sounds good, but your organizing tool of choice is an index card. Whether you're a S.H.E. or a devotee of 43 Folders, you're looking for a holiday planner in a cardfile, not a binder.
We've got the creative solution for you: ScrapHappy's holiday organizer. With a complete photographic tutorial and how-tos, it's easy to make this pretty, functional index card organizer to simplify your holidays:
For Thanksgiving dinner--or any holiday meal--a countdown checklist can be a lifesaver. Get going on a back-to-basics turkey dinner for Thanksgiving with this printable Thanksgiving prep checklist from RealSimple.com.
Part menu planner, part meal preparation checklist, this form simplifies and streamlines creating a holiday meal. Add one to your Christmas planner and get cooking, for a great holiday meal:
Pretty, shmitty: you want holiday planner forms without all the colored ink and graphic foo-foo? Here you go: a set of six basic holiday planning forms from D*I*Y Planner reader shris.
Downsized and created in greyscale, these printables will appeal to folks looking for a no-nonsense, downscaled Christmas planner. A bonus: included source files allow users of Open Office to edit these planner pages.
Check 'em out; in black-and-white and sized for 8.5-by-5.5 planners:
Even during the busy holiday season, the family's got to eat. When the question's "What's for dinner?", the answer is a printable weekly meal planner.
Check out this printable from the Unclutterer blog; it's a basic, no-nonsense menu planner for a week's worth of meals. With dedicated space for notes and a grocery list, it's a powerful planning tool for an organized home ... any week of the year. The meal planner is offered in your choice of Excel spreadsheet format or as a printable .PDF file:
Organizing blogger Meck Mom weighs in on getting organized for Christmas with these free printable organizer pages for your Christmas planner.
With a fresh and sprightly design, they're a nice addition to any letter-sized Christmas planner. Choose from a holiday budget, gift planner and weekly Christmas planner page. (You'll want to select the download links for blank forms for your own use.)
Can you make a Christmas planner from a simple 2-pocket folder? With back-to-school sales offering these items at a bargain price, take a tip from craft blogger Stamp, Paper, Scissors and create a custom holiday organizer from an inexpensive school staple.
This Christmas planner packs a lot of punch into a small space. While we've seen pocket-folder planners before, her clever addition of a small "gift guide" notebook, calendar (using printable calendars from OrganizedChristmas.com) and receipt envelope makes this planner extra special.