Holiday season is a time to enjoy the company of the loved ones and the ideal time to make memories that you will cherish for life. But for many of us housewives, Christmas is a stressful time! From managing between different family dinners and finding time to plan your Christmas lunch and to prepare your house and the kitchen to host the perfect family lunch, Christmas can be pretty overwhelming. If you are a working mom with very little time to do anything extra, this is a stress free guide to walk you through how to make your house Christmas ready.
Touch up the decorations
Decide if you are going to be using the same old set of Christmas décor or if you would do something different this Christmas. Start a simple DIY Christmas Project. This is an ideal way to get your kids engaged in making your house Christmas ready. Rustic entrance decors, Mason Jar Christmas inspired candles, bow wreath and pinecone ornaments are few simple DIY décor ideas that will make the interior design of your house look Christmassy.
Make the dinner table Christmas ready
Christmas is the time to enjoy your all-time favorite family dishes. Go through the recipes and refresh your memory of your family’s favorite Christmas turkey and Grandmas old fashion apple pie. Entertain your guests with a glass of Pinot Noir wine. Chose an elegant Christmassy tablecloth and matching silverware to add an elegant look to your Christmas table. Invest on a statement centerpiece. Make sure the Christmas table is perfectly in line with the interior design and decorations.
Wrap up the gifts in advance
Decide on the gift in advance. Set up a budget and have a clear idea on what you want to avoid over spending. Check out Christmas sales to get exciting gift at a real bargain. Also have few ‘just in case’ gifts such as few extra gift cards or a bottle of sparkling wine from the leading wine company. After all you wouldn’t want to disappoint your guests during Christmas. Spend few extra minutes on packing. Perfectly wrapped Christmas presents can be enhancements on their own – heaps of beautiful bundles under the tree can be a charming gem. Make the gift wrapping complement your décor.
Play Christmas music
What is Christmas without Christmas music? Download seasonal music and prepare a playlist of all-time favorite Christmas songs or tune into radio stations that play holiday music.
Start well ahead of time and create stress free merry memories with your family and loved ones this Christmas!