For the last 5 or 6 years I have been working on a holiday binder that I could use every year so I wouldn’t have to start over every time. Last year I competed it and gave a copy to each of my daughters.
I started with a statement of purpose. Which was for the most part to enable myself as a mom the ability to focus my family toward Christ and to maintain peace throughout the craziness.
The next section added was the week by week blow starting in October. Things to do each week so when December came, I was not losing my mind and feeling discouraged.
The next section included my menu and most used recipies. Family favorites and recipies passed down from grand parents.
I also have a post holiday evaluation to write down what worked and what did not. One thing I added from last year was to buy christmas jammies earlier, which I did. But, if I had not written it down and looked at it,I would not have remembered