The first week of the Countdown is a time for planning and calendars and lists, and for setting our values and our overall course. As we break down holiday preparations into small, simple steps, we'll sketch out the outline of the holiday season to come.
This week, we begin to build a Christmas planner to organize holiday chores, assess the state of the house, and prepare for Halloween festivities.
Ready? Let's get organized for a stress-free Christmas season! Read More >>
Ready to join the Christmas Countdown? Working together over six weeks from late October to early December, we'll prepare for the holiday season with daily messages, weekly assignments, encouragement and fun.
Your road map begins with the Countdown calendar. Setting out each week's focus, it'll keep you motivated and on track to an organized Christmas. Print yours today to be ready for Christmas:
The first step along the Countdown path is to designate a Christmas planner: a simple 3-ring notebook stocked with Christmas organizing forms, calendars and checklists.
During the first week of the Countdown, you'll print most of the Countdown planner forms, but many people prefer to get a head start. The links below will take you to all the Countdown checklists, inventories and forms. Read More >>