Christmas Countdown Day 17: Organize Online Shopping

Shop Online and Catalogs

Ready to shop for Christmas gifts? Between mall madness, high gas prices and lack of time, it can be the holiday season's greatest source of stress.

There's got to be an easier way!

Organized gift shoppers know there's an alternative to crowded malls and long lines at the checkstand: shop online or from catalogs!

We'll make it easy with online/catalog shopping tips and a printable order tracker to organize purchases.

Will you do this year's Christmas shopping from your easy chair? It's time to begin shopping catalogs and the Internet!

To Do Today

Get organized for catalog and Internet shopping

Catalogs! Stacks and stacks and stacks pile into the mailbox, streaming in from August onward. They can be a boon to busy holiday shoppers, if you keep them under control.

Today, we'll organize catalog and online shopping for stress-free gift-giving. Use a printable Catalog/Internet Order Tracker forms to keep track of purchases.

Get-organized tip: use a three-hole punch to add a large manila envelope to your Christmas planner. Place shopping receipts in the envelope to track purchases and provide for easy returns.

To Read Today

Overwhelmed by holiday catalogs? Get organized for catalog or internet shopping:

Three Tips for Smart Catalog Shopping

Today's Recipe

texas cornbread recipeReady for some real Texas cornbread? Try this gift version, which can be shared in a mason canning jar or gift bag.

Paired with Confetti Bean Soup Mix in a Jar, this Texas treat makes a make-ahead treat for holiday gift baskets.

The free printable gift tag coordinates with the Confetti Bean Soup recipe, to make a pretty gift basket.

Texas Cornbread Mix Recipe

To Print Today

Catalog / Internet Order Tracker

Holiday Plans: