Month: December 2022

Holiday Time Savers & Tips

holiday time savers & tips

The holidays have a way of sneaking up on me every year. But especially this year. With rehearsals (I sing with a jazz vocal group), work, a couple of dental surgeries and just trying to stay on top of everyday tasks I got behind on holiday preps. Then, three days ago, everything came to a stop. I tested positive for Covid. I  cancelled everything for 10 days. In the meantime, I’ll make good use of these favorite holiday time savers & tips. I hope you find them useful, too. Time saving make-ahead holiday dishes In case you haven’t planned your menu yet, here are 35 Make Ahead Holiday Dishes for Stress Free Entertaining from Martha Stewart. Help with gift ideas If you’re still struggling with gift ideas, see my Wrap Up Your Gift Shopping  blog post from 2020. Secret Santa gift exchange It may be too late this year, but if your shopping list is starting to look more like your address book, consider having adult family members draw names so they buy only for one person. Wrapping paper standby Whether for the holidays, birthdays or another gift wrapping occasion, I bet you’ve had the same problem I’ve had. The […]

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