Monthly Archives: December 2008

Cleaning Up from the Holidays

It’s about time to start putting away your holiday decorations and begin cleaning up your space to make room for the new year.  But before you pack up all of those decorative items that you so carefully arranged just a month ago, pause for a moment to take a quick photo to preserve the image […]

Tip of the Week: Packing for Holiday Travel

As you start packing for your holiday travel this season be sure to leave extra room in your suitcase to bring back any new items you may receive from the loved ones you are visiting.  You may want to pack an extra, smaller, empty bag within your suitcase just in case you hit the mother-load […]

Are you a Re-Gifter?

Do you have people on your gift list for whom you haven’t yet found that perfect present?  Are you strapped for cash this season?  Were you just looking around your living room wondering when you’re going to have energy to clear the clutter?  Well, I may have a solution: think about “RE-Gifting”.  Regifting is the practice of […]

Ideas for Sending Holiday Cards

Still haven’t mailed your holiday cards yet?  No need to worry, I’ve recently come across several online services that can help you streamline your card-creating and card-sending process this year.  Check these out and see if one of them will come to the rescue for you this year: Snapfish – This site is great if you […]

Tip of the Week: Organize your Gift Wrap

Organize all your gift wrapping supplies in one area of your home.  Make a dedicated wrapping center that includes bows, ribbon, tissue paper, wrapping paper, gift bags, scissors, tape, gift tags and cards.  If you buy plain colored or patterned paper that does not contain words, you can use this paper year round for a […]

Holiday Card Management 101

It’s that time of year again… time for families across America to put on their Sunday best, stand together in front of the camera, and then mail their family photo to everyone and anyone for whom they have an address.  Yes, it is time to start sending and receiving holiday cards!  Have you already started […]

Make the holidays easier with LISTS!

Did you survive the holiday madness last week?  I definitely enjoyed some time relaxing while my fabulous hubby cooked the entire turkey day meal (yes, I know… I’m spoiled).  It always amazes me each and every year the way that people flock to the shopping malls the day after to join the crowds to find […]