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Nov 6, 2013

Christmas Planning – November Tips

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Our aim is for this Christmas to be magical and enjoyable. That means it all comes down to the planning. The next few weeks will be tips to help you be organised this Christmas.

  • Order the ham and turkey
  • Christmas cards are you still writing them
  • Christmas schedule – is that still okay and not too overloaded
  • Christmas decorations
  • Christmas lights
  • Think about holiday sale items that you may want to purchase in the sales
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Oct 30, 2013

Christmas Planning – Family and Friends

Our aim is for this Christmas to be magical and enjoyable. That means it all comes down to the planning. The next few weeks will be tips to help you be organised this Christmas.

  • Book in babysitters for the Christmas season early
  • Be mindful of the family and friends around you this festive season
  • Is anyone alone that you could spend time with
  • Be flexible and understanding this time of year
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Oct 23, 2013

Christmas Planning – Clutter Free Gifts

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Our aim is for this Christmas to be magical and enjoyable. That means it all comes down to the planning. The next few weeks will be tips to help you be organised this Christmas.

This week our focus is on Clutter-Free Gifts.

We have a habit of giving physical gifts that can be touched. However, it is time to think differently. Let’s buy experiences and memories rather than clutter. Ideas can include taking people out, for example, to a beautiful restaurant that they would never take themselves to. Take kids out for the day with their cousins. It isn’t about the costs, it is about the experience.

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Oct 16, 2013

Christmas Planning – Christmas Cards

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Our aim is for this Christmas to be magical and enjoyable. That means it all comes down to the planning. The next few weeks will be tips to help you be organised this Christmas.

This week, our focus is on Christmas Cards.

Will you be sending cards this Christmas? If so, now is the time to think about what type of cards – handmade, shop-purchased, charity.

  • Make a list of everyone you will be sending cards to
  • Get their addresses
  • Break the task down and just write a few cards a day

 

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Oct 9, 2013

Christmas Planning – Gifts

Our aim is for this Christmas to be magical and enjoyable. That means it all comes down to the planning. The next few weeks will be tips to help you be organised this Christmas.

It is time to think about the gifts you are giving at Christmas.

  • Gifts to make
  • Present box
  • Budget
  • Gift ideas planning
  • Stocking stuffers
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Oct 9, 2013

Enjoying Christmas – Gifts

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Gifts are a big part of Christmas for many families, although not so much for others. There is no right or wrong; however, this article will focus on elements of gift giving. If you are crafty and you like to make your Christmas gifts, now is the time to start thinking about what you are going to make, the materials you need and start shopping for them. Some gifts may have to be made closer to the gift giving date; however, for the other gifts, it may be wise to start making them now. Many people set a budget for their Christmas spending. If you do, then it is time to plan what your Christmas budget is going to be. There are a number of ways to set a Christmas budget....
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Jun 30, 2009

Its time to think about Christmas Shopping.

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The end of the financial year is a fantastic time to go Christmas shopping. Not because you have time on your hands, in fact it is to save time, save money and save stress. However like everything it is important to plan your shopping trip. It is time to think Christmas Shopping. So it’s important to have a plan. Planning First, consider who you have to buy Christmas gifts for. Think immediate family, extended family, kinder and school teachers, sporting coaches … spend time now making a complete list. Next, consider how much you would like to spend in total on Christmas gifts. Then consider how much you will spend on each gift. This will ensure you keep within your Christmas budget while shopping. Thirdly, take some time to think about what would be...
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