Christmas Countdown: Your week-by-week guide to getting organised for Christmas – Week 9

  Week 9? Already? That means Christmas is only a week away! Stating the obvious I know, but it seems like only yesterday that I began this countdown and now it’s almost ended. That came around quick! Week 9 (w/c 16/12): So, how are we doing? Your home should be looking festive, your Christmas Day… Read More

Christmas Countdown: Your week-by-week guide to getting organised for Christmas – Week 8

  Can you believe that in just over two weeks it will all be over? Yes, that’s all the time we have left now, but hopefully we’re well on track and not feeling flustered at all.   Week 8 (w/c 09/12): How is the gift list going? Have you worked your way through most of… Read More

Christmas Countdown: Your week-by-week guide to getting organised for Christmas – Week 7

    It’s December and it feels like Christmas is finally nearing. The transition from November to December brings a sudden urgency for some people to get prepared – but not for us because our preparations are well under way, aren’t they?   Week 7 (w/c 02/12): As we are now into December we can… Read More

Christmas Countdown: Your week-by-week guide to getting organised for Christmas – Week 6

  We have a month left until the big day and all the little steps we’ve taken so far should have us feeling relatively relaxed and reassured that everything is in hand.   Week 6 (w/c 25/11): Avoid the hustle and bustle and plan on having your main Christmas groceries delivered to your door this… Read More

Christmas Countdown: Your week-by-week guide to getting organised for Christmas – Week 5

  The house is now de-cluttered and cleaned up ready to be decorated in all its festive splendour. We’ve already checked through our decorations and replaced any broken or damaged ones. We’ve made sure we’re prepared for extra guests who may be staying during the holiday period, and our table settings are organised. Let’s get… Read More

Christmas Countdown: Your week-by-week guide to getting organised for Christmas – Week 4

  We’re getting there! Hopefully we’ve been making things as manageable as possible with regards to both time and finances. Unfortunately for us, both are usually limited so making the most of what we have of both is essential.   Week 4 (w/c 11/11): This week we’re focusing on preparing the home. We have all… Read More