Visiting the supermarket, you can't miss them: Christmas magazines.
Sitting in their racks at the checkstand, they are the ultimate holiday flirt! Will this be the year you decorate like Martha, cook like Paula Deen .... and do it all while losing 10 pounds?
Of course not! Christmas magazines are wonderful sources for holiday inspiration, but without a reality check, they can lead you astray.
Stay grounded! Don't let Christmas magazines inflate your holiday expectations to the bursting point:
Keeping family members on track is easier with a command center. To create one quickly, mount a whiteboard, and subdivide into areas. Post a calendar, and label one remaining space for each family member. Dry-erase markers make it easy to post reminders, shopping list entries or chore lists.