I considered myself to be a fanatic of writing lists. I don’t have the same sharp memory from a few years ago. I need them to function at work and at my home. I’ll be lost if I don’t have my sticky notes everywhere. December is the month I have more lists than ever. I have a Christmas gift list, groceries list, Christmas card send list, and a to-do list. Thanks to that list I don’t miss a gift or a Christmas card. It saves me the time to run an errand at the last minute or feel embarrassed that I missed a gift.
To my surprise, my Christmas gift shopping is all done. You can imagine how I feel. For the first time in years, everyone on my list has been crossed out including my husband. For the most part, I did my shopping online. I didn’t realize how easy and convenient way to shop. The majority of my shopping was from local businesses. This year I cut down from the big franchise stores and help our locals.
The real challenge here is the wrapping part. For me, that’s the toughest job and I don’t get any help. So as soon, they begin to arrive I will try to get it done. So, what’s next? Next weekend I will be sending Christmas cards and make cookies. I feel more relaxed and enjoying the moment. I did decorate my Christmas tree the day after Halloween. I feel wonderful and not as rushed as other years.
I don’t know yet what I’m doing for Christmas. My two boys will be here but my daughter won’t be traveling because of the Covid-19.
I just hope we can all have a nice and safe Christmas.