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6 Reasons January Is the Right Time to Start Planning for Christmas

By Max Wong on 8 January 2015      WiseBread
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To ensure that I always spend the last month of the year relaxing, I start prepping for the holidays in January.

I know this sounds crazy, but hear me out.

December has always been the big travel month for me. When I was a single lady, celebrating New Year's Eve overseas was my yearly tradition. As a married lady, my husband and I still try and reserve the month of December for vacations. What this means is that I have no time in December to waste on holiday prep.

Here's how I get it all done earlier in the year.

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Source:   https://www.wisebread.com/6-reasons-january-is-the-right-time-to-start-planning-for-christmas

 

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Santa Johnny Boy

Often, while it's still fresh in my mind, I'll write down after the season what worked, what didn't, what I can do better and what I want to avoid.  This gives me a better idea of what I want to accomplish for next season.

So, I guess you could say I start planning for Christmas in January!

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TamaleClaus

How can you seriously take this advice when they don't hang STOCKINGS,  and reduced Christmas decorations from 4 bins to 1, also no extra outside Christmas lights? Sounds like minimal EXTERIOR illumination.

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Felix Estridge
1 hour ago, TamaleClaus said:

How can you seriously take this advice when they don't hang STOCKINGS,  and reduced Christmas decorations from 4 bins to 1, also no extra outside Christmas lights? Sounds like minimal EXTERIOR illumination.

4 bins?  I have over 100.  How serious could they have been to begin with?

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Drosselmeyer
11 hours ago, Santa Johnny Boy said:

Often, while it's still fresh in my mind, I'll write down after the season what worked, what didn't, what I can do better and what I want to avoid.  This gives me a better idea of what I want to accomplish for next season.

So, I guess you could say I start planning for Christmas in January!

you Sir - are a role model

8 hours ago, TamaleClaus said:

How can you seriously take this advice when they don't hang STOCKINGS,  and reduced Christmas decorations from 4 bins to 1, also no extra outside Christmas lights? Sounds like minimal EXTERIOR illumination.

I know - right ??  Some people just don't get it.  But please don't shoot the messenger . . . 

7 hours ago, Felix Estridge said:

4 bins?  I have over 100.  How serious could they have been to begin with?

Wow - I thought I was overloaded at 40+    but you got me beat !!

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