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Lily Kwan says
I make lists to keep track of things.
Leigh Anne Miller Borders says
My to do includes cleaning your house each weekend in December so you are not overwhelmed with that the day of.
Do as much prep work as you can in advance so you won’t be overwhelmed.
Karen Deva says
Wrap presents as you buy them — don’t wait and wrap everything at the last minute!
Jessica Holmes says
I keep lots of to-do lists and stay ahead of the schedule.
Lisa L. says
I always write down in a nice little notebook what needs purchased and the itinerary so you dont have to back track.
Amanda Whitley says
my tip is to create a to do list to make sure and not forget anything.
Laurie Emerson says
My best holiday tip is to find at least 15 minutes a day to spend by yourself where it is quiet. This really does re-energize you.
sharon shafran says
always have a piece of chocolate around to calm me down lol
Seyma Shabbir says
The best tip os too deligate tasks, prep cookie dough in the freezer so you can make cookies on the fly when guests come!
Bonnie Day says
I shop in areas of the city certain stores in that area all on 1 day I’ll then do another area on another day shop early and wisely stop and rest I like to go to the park and just relax
Megan C says
I spread it out. It is too crazy to see everyone in one day. We celebrate over 2 weeks at multiple homes. Its less stress on everyone.
Heather Dawn says
I like to plan everything out and get my shopping and wrapping done early.
Claudia Davis says
Have to do lists and just remember, you are one person and do what you can.
Candie L says
I try to get at least 8 hours of sleep a night. Thank you
Getting help from others is always the best way to go. You do not have to do it ALL yourself.
Dorothy Hubbard says
My best tip is try to be as organized as possible, and make lists and try to find half hour something during the day to calm yourself and your thoughts.
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Francine Anchondo says
stay organized and make a to do list.
Steven weber says
sit down and plan all the major events.
Rachel Travis says
Don’t wait until the last minute to do shopping!
Jackie OGorman says
Lists and plenty of sleep
Jerry Marquardt says
My advice to avoid stress on a busy schedule is to go shopping as early in the day before the crowds.
Philip Lawrence says
Don’t take it too seriously and do not take it personally if you can not complete everything.
Denise W says
I buy all my veggie tray items premade, either in bulk or by tray. It is so much easier this way.
kathy pease says
I like to order deli platers from our local grocery store when people are coming over to save on time and preparation
Pace yourself. Things that can be done well ahead like addressing Christmas cards do in November. Don’t try and be super elf.
Kristen Cramer says
Plan ahead and get as much as possible done in advance, then take a day to relax and have time to myself before hosting the entire family on Christmas Day.
Karen Gordon says
Enjoy some Lance crackers as a quick burst of energy while shopping or wrapping.
liz l says
Saturday before go to a spa- it will relax you enough to continue
Buddy Garrett says
Organize and start early. Don’t wait until the last minute. Get in the spirit of the season.
lauren knott says
I make myself lots of to do lists. Keeps my crazy brain on track.
Get plenty of rest and stay hydrated 🙂
Make sure you get your holiday shopping done early so you can enjoy the holiday.
Keeley Sullivan says
I get everything done early so I can just relax leading up to Christmas.
just go with the flow! everything doesn’t have to be perfect!
laurie murley says
my tip is try to enjoy the holidays not stress yourself out
Tina Reynolds says
Keep a list and plan/do as much as possible a head of time so no time crunch
Kat Emerick says
Don’t panic! Take a break and have a cup of tea.
Lisa Davis says
Leave your decorations up year round
Eugenia Hall says
Do as much as possible beforehand, but keep in mind that not stressing yourself out is the best gift to give yourself. Nobody has to know if you planned to do more and didn’t – so don’t tell them. Prioritize your lists as must do/buy and would like to do/buy and be ok with letting some of the like to do stuff slide.
Kathleen S. says
Do as much ahead of time as possible. I also do a lot of my shopping online to save time and hassle.
Carolyn Daley says
My tip is not to overload yourself with too much and get the entire family involved with helping out on things that need to get done. Sometimes a little less is more than trying to rush through everything without really enjoying any of it along the way due to stress. It might be a good idea to take a couple of hours a night to relax and watch a movie.
David ODonnell says
Just be patient and don’t get so overly stressed. I always tell myself that it will all go fine and just focus on one task at a time.
Emily R. says
My tip is to always Christmas shop with a list & stick to it.
Ellie Wright says
Delegate duties. I have one kid wrap for another for one thing.
heather s says
Make a list so you can see that you are accomplishing things
Jennifer Dunaway says
Do over schedule yourself. Take time and relax.
Tammy Woodall says
My best holiday tips are to make lists, put items in order of priority, and lastly keep things organized. These tips can make your life a little easier.
Holly Kennedy says
I have to make daily lists and stay organized.
heather c says
I take naps. If my schedule is too busy, I find something to cancel and take my nap.
peter gladue says
Get UP early, finish your TO DO list by Noon, Go to Bed early
Audrey Okaneko says
I find planning and knowing ahead of time what you’ll be doing and following a schedule is helpful.
Ellen S says
I’m a list maker. I take my list with me wherever I go.
Julie Hawkins says
My tip is to delegate tasks to family members for help with all the things to get done.
Lori Walker says
I like to prebake bread.
Joseph Stowell says
Planning and organization while keeping a cool head is the only way to cope.
Debra Hall says
i do the things that are a must first than worry about the rest later
Karen Drake says
My best tip is to do all the shopping you can online, it saves a lot of headaches and dealing with traffic and crowded stores.
crystle tellerday says
kim keithline says
Don’t sweat the small stuff and go with the flow if something goes wrong so what start over just have fun with your family
Plan out everything in advance
brandy c says
Take a few minutes to yourself each day to relax and just breathe.
Plan ahead and always have a list!
Danielle D says
doing some prep the night before and keeping a list.
Snacks in your knapsack and a smart plan action.
I write everything down in my planner.
Kimberly Hilbert says
My best tip is not to over commit and become overwhelmed. It’s best to do a little and enjoy it immensely than to do a lot and feel terrible at the end of the holidays.
steve s says
Have plenty of holiday cheer available
Planning, planning, planning!! And a glass of wine. 😉
Leslie Rathbun says
Desiree Dunbar says
I buy gifts and clothes off season to save a ton of money.
Gina M says
My tip is to plan ahead as much as possible – cooking, shopping, gifts, etc!
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joe gersch says
My tip is to do as much ahead of time as you can
Jennifer R says
My best holiday tip for surviving a busy holiday schedule is to plan ahead and keep lists handy. I also know that you cannot do too much or the holiday fun will be lost. It is ok to turn down some things.
xty cruz says
I always make a list of things I need to buy and where to buy it.
Jenny S says
I make a lot of lists. It helps me stay on track with things. I also workout at least 30 mins per day and it helps a lot with keep stress under control.
Rachael G. says
Start early- and do as much online shopping as you can (cuts down on lines and crowd stress!)
susan smoaks says
my best tip is do not overbook. learn to say no so you don’t get stressed out.
make lists, get organized
Sallee Glickler says
Organize. Become friends with your calendar on your cell phone, and add everything!
Kathryn Mackey says
Keep you healthy by watching what you eat during this time.
JIll Rivera says
Sync calendars and writing list and group texting help me not go crazy on Christmas.
Danielle Marie says
Make lists and check them off so you dont forget things.
Jenna Ford says
Plan everything out and schedule when to get things done – also enlist the kids help!
Crystal F says
Make sure you take so time for yourself. Take a bubble bath or just a coffee break and relax.
connie black says
Prioritize and keep track of everything your need to buy and things that you already bought. I keep a spreadsheet so all my kids get the same amount spent on them.
plan ahead and buy early if you can
Sarah S says
Make a list and just take it one day/step at a time.
Remember to breathe!
Belinda Shaw says
Take a break to get extra energy.
Vero M says
Plan ahead and organize a checklist.
Tracy Shafer says
I make list after list..that way I don’t forget anything and don’t get overwhelmed
Only do the necessary things and enjoy family and friends. Everything doesn’t have to be perfect.
Try to take 10 minutes everyday to just sit quietly and do nothing!
annette french says
Do as much as i can ahead of time
Lisa V. says
What helps me is getting my shopping done early.
Laura J says
Oh my tip…is one I have been trying to do for years…and have not accomplished yet! I always say…I want to be done shopping by December 1st…so I can really enjoy December! Still have not accomplished…but maybe next year!
I shop year round and put presents into my “secret closet” so there is no real rush for me. I get bargains when I see them, avoid holiday crowds, and take things easier as I get older. 🙂
Louis Willhauck, Jr. says
Ready for newness.
Randi Cook says
Always set aside some quiet time for yourself. Time to get organized or just to be able to relax for a minute.
richelle bowers says
plan out everything you can and stick to a schedule
Andrea v says
Plan ahead as much as you can. Once the time comes enjoy every minute and don’t get worked up.
Plan ahead, do a few tasks weekly in the weekly leading up the holiday and don’t wait for the last minute to get something done.
michelle jacobsen says
relax and enjoy it
Emily Roesly says
Get a lot of sleep and drink a lot of water. Then you’ll be good to go!
Susan Christy says
Make lists and don’t worry if you don’t get everything done – it’s so chaotic and exciting, I bet no one would notice.
Barbara Montag says
My best tip is to try to not do too much.
I’m doing less unnecessary things and am more relaxed during the holidays.
Erica B. says
Do your shopping throughout the year to make it not so hectic.
Amy Orvin says
My best tip is to take breaks often and relax. The holidays should not be stressful. Just like Kimberly said, It’s Jesus’ birthday..and we need to remember the reason for the season. 🙂
Linda Lansford says
I make a list and work the list
Laura Barnes says
make a LIST
Put Jesus first, after all it is HIS birthday, and He is the only one to offer eternal rest, peace, joy, and love!:)
You gotta make a list and check it twice!
erica h says
i make a to do list and label what im going to do on what days!
Kim Bonfim says
Take one day out for myself!
Vicki Wurgler says
I make a list-start early and ask for help
Dawn Monroe says
My tips is to do research and price match when shopping to limit the number of stores you visit and shop online.
Terri S. says
I let my fingers do the shopping online to save time from driving to the malls and it saves $ on gas. I need my lists to be organized and keep things moving on schedule. The most important thing is to breathe…relax…enjoy all the beauty & magic of the holidays with your family. 🙂
Alicia Thibadeau says
Make a list and cross out each to do when you’re done and make sure to start early.
Jennifer Whalen says
Karen D says
I actually need some tips. I’m hitting the point where I don’t know if I will be able to get all of it done in time.
Do stuff ahead of time, and make to do lists so you know what you need to accomplish each day 🙂
Cody Anderson says
Always plan an extra ten minutes into your schedule for “me” time because you will need a break during a busy day.
Christina Foley says
Shop early, wrap as you buy, plan ahead and ask others to pitch in if you are the one hosting a holiday gathering (bring a dish, etc)
Ashley C says
Start shopping early and use that crock pot!
Kyl Neusch says
Do everything ahead of time
Plan ahead as much as possible and get enough rest.
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lana simanovicki says
Have a plan and stick to it.
Plan ahead, use lists and take advantage of those around you to help.
danielle lima says
I keep organized with lots of lists.
Donna Jacoby says
I combine trips for errands and shopping as much as possible. Involving family and friends also helps to accomplish things. Thank you for the giveaway!
Virginia Rowell says
My plan this year was to let my grown up kids do the shopping and I stayed home. Loved it and has been my best plan ever.
Mindy M says
I always plan, shop early and don’t over-commit!
Suzanne K says
My best suggestion is to plan ahead with lists, and learn to say no – only do the things that are really important to you
paige chandler says
Ann Fantom says
My tip for the holidays is to pre-prepare as much food as possible. I bake many of my Christmas cookies early and freeze them for later use. Nobody even notices that they were previously frozen.
Debbie Welchert says
In our house, me and my daughter do all the shopping, this year it was done all online, and the men do all the wrapping. It just makes it so much easier then trying to do it all by yourself.
Debbi Wellenstein says
I try to prepare as much as I can ahead of time-shopping, cooking, baking, cleaning-so when the big day arrives, I’m not rushing around trying to get everything done.
jimmy Rector says
never put things off
Cat Horning says
Get as much as you can done as early as possible, then you can relax and actually enjoy the days surrounding the holiday and spend time with loved ones.
I try not to over-commit, and start early on the errands. We also make sure we get time to do our favorite Christmas things like driving around looking at lights.
I try to plan ahead as much as I can, and just go with the flow.
Kim Henrichs says
I would say do online shopping and take advantage of free shipping offers! Frees up time to do something else than fight traffic!
Amanda Kinder says
Make a list of everything you need to do. You’ll be able to cross items off as they are done.
Michele Behlen says
Do not leave everything until the last minute. Make a list and try to follow it.
Kimmy Ripley says
Do a little bit at a time and start early!
William Karcher says
Take your time and do a little at a time !!
It’s important to give yourself more time than you think something will take so you’re not rushing.
Get enough sleep and wear comfortable shoes.
Cynthia C says
I like to start early and do a few things every day to avoid the last minute crunch.
Stay organized – use that planner to full affect!
I try to get things done ahead of time! 🙂
Make lists and stick to them.
Sandy Klocinski says
Christmas may come but once a year, but it comes every single year without fail. If you’re too busy to participate in every party or family tradition this year, don’t worry. There’s always next year!
g. penrod says
plan ahead and get ready as early as possible
Michelle Garrity says
my holiday tip is to order as much as you can online
Denise B. says
Just don’t get to the point that Christmas takes you over. You should never let things get to the point that it gets hectic. Relax and take things in stride and calmly.
make a list-check it twice-try not to make everything perfect-things happen -enjoy family –
melissaandkeith miller says
Try to enjoy the holidays by taking a break when feeling overwhelmed!
Julie Wood says
Try to not do too much at once. I have a big family gathering on Christmas Eve, and we each bring two dishes so no one has to do all the cooking. And as far as getting gifts, start early with the buying and wrapping that way you will not be so rushed.
Shop early and start wrapping as soon as you get the presents.
My best tip is to keep a calendar and be sure to get plenty of sleep each night.
Christine Day says
I have stopped trying to make things “perfect.” Once I let perfect go, it seems like I enjoy Advent and the prep for Christmas more. I also like trying something new to make each year…experiment!
Tari Lawson says
Be sure to carve a little time out to do something for yourself.
Keep organized and follow a schedule.
Lisa Brown says
Do all that you can ahead of time, don’t spread yourself thin, do what you can and get the family to pitch in help for cleaning and things like that.
alicia wallace says
many lists of to dos
Janet W. says
My best tip is to plan ahead and don’t wait until the last minute to get your tasks done!
Adrienne Gordon says
you have to have a schedule in place.
I make lists and set up reminders at my phone; it has helped me a lot! Thanks for the opportunity. Happy Holidays!
shelly peterson says
Make a list and plan ahead so you’re not running around at the last minute.
Cynthia Mercado says
The best way is prayer
I think preparation is key. Everything goes much smoother when you have a plan.
Charles-Linda Bradshaw says
We like to start preparing early so we do not have to rush around and get stressed.
M. Markowitz says
Shop for meaning ful gifts in November.
Stephanie Liske says
Just take it one step at a time.
I do all my shopping online to save time and energy.
Plan ahead of time.
Be prepared and get your shopping done early.
Brittany H. says
Have a plan and stick to it!
Theresa Jenkins says
we do a lot as a family and I’ve learned to delegate and let others have the fun of doing
Jacquelyn Cannon says
Stay organized by keeping a to-do list and stick to the list.
Jeanne Rousseau says
Chad Gustafson says
Just stay ahead of things
Michelle C says
I keep a Christmas spreadsheet with budget, gift ideas, to-do lists, etc. I find the best way to lower my stress is to feel organized.
Brittney House says
I like to plan things and not wait until the last minute so I wont be rushing things.
Danielle Wood says
Get as much rest as possible, create a plan and time line and stick to it.
Peggy Johnson says
Plan ahead and do ahead…and don’t stress over the little things
Luna S says
Be prepared and get your shopping done as early as possible.
Linda G. says
I suggest keeping a to do list and a need to get list and start early.
Do everything ahead of time – be prepared : ) Don’t procrastinate!
Courtnie Miller says
Plan everything out carefully!
Involve the family in planning
Thomas Murphy says
have a plan and schedule.
Lisa Weidknecht says
I have a running to-do list to keep me organized and on-task.
Take some time out for yourself, take a break.
Margaret Smith says
My best tip is to not wait until last minute. I keep a list to keep organized and I do a bit at a time, starting a month or so before Christmas.
Mary Beth Elderton says
Do as much as possible early, ahead of time. Then just relax! Everything will be fun!