The festivities are well and truly underway, so we want to help you to enjoy them, rather than becoming swamped by them. That is why today we are sharing a few suggestions around how to keep on top this holiday season, we do hope they help! 

Write everything down

It can be really hard to organize everything at this time of year if it is all swirling around in your head. You will find that it is much easier to get everything written down, so grab your phone or a pen and pad and start listing all that you need to do.

Make a list for each area that you need to take care of, from food to decor, and then break those lists down into tasks. You will soon find that by sticking to your lists, you are flying through everything that you need to get done and ticking it all off. 

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Go for little and often

It tends to pay at this time of year to adopt a little and often attitude. Aim to tick one or two things off your list each day rather than leaving it all to the last minute and then hitting snags or a full scale panic.

Look around for recommendations

Choosing that perfect gift for everyone in your life can be challenging. Which is why you should remember that you are not alone and there are plenty of recommendations out there to take on board. 

Bloggers often run handy gift guides, such as our best gifts for teenagers guide, and these can be brilliant for offering up a little inspiration as they often contain new or popular products. Many of your favorite stores are also likely to run best buys and gift inspiration sections on their websites, so have a browse and look for something to jump out at you there.

Look after your health

When you are juggling a million and one things, the last thing that you need is to be laid low with winter germs. That is why we would suggest that you take time to look after your health this month. 

It can be easy to neglect your own physical and mental health at this time of year, but you really need to put it at the top of your list if you are to remain on top form. 

Focus on your diet and nutrition, perhaps take a look at the Nutrisystem Vegetarian plan review for inspiration and ensure that you are managing to get a few early nights in. 

Assign everyone on your household with tasks

So many of us carry the weight of all of the planning and organization at this time of year, but whilst you might want to oversee everything, there is nothing to stop you from delegating a few tasks out. 

Your children are likely to be excited at this time of year, and with gifts looming on the horizon, they might also be very motivated to be good at this time of year! As such, get them involved in the preparations and have them take responsibility for a few jobs on your list.