Christmas, Planning, Presents, Shopping

Have you started your Christmas shopping

Believe it or not, but Christmas is just around the corner, and its about time to start planning (if not actually starting) your Christmas present shopping.

Why start early?

 

  1. You can spread the expense over a couple of months.
  2. You are not left running around for gifts at the last minute.
  3. You can order things on-line knowing that they will arrive on time.
  4. You will be able to post international and interstate gifts early in December.
  5. It is less stressful.
Christmas, Planning, Things to do in October

Things to do in October

Things really start to ramp up in late October, so make sure that your Christmas preparations are underway:

  • Buy presents and cards
  • Present making
  • Start preparing your Christmas budget, at this time of year there are a lot of bills due. Don’t forget to cater for the following expenses:
    • Cards and wrapping
    • Presents
    • Food and drink
    • Postage
    • Electricity bill
    • Gas bill
    • Water rates
    • Council Rates
    • Mortgage/rent payments
    • Car registration
    • Insurances
    • Membership renewals
Christmas, Planning, Things to do in September

Things to do in September

It has certainly been an odd year with all of the COVID-19 restrictions and it’s hard to believe that we are so far through 2020.

Now is the time to get stuck into your Christmas planning.

  • Are you making your own fruit mince? If you have not done so already then this is the last chance to make a really good one.
  • Time to start planning for the day
  • Are you going to be doing entertaining? When -Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day?
  • How many guests are you anticipating?
  • Start thinking about themes, food and other party planning things
  • Set up a preliminary gift and card list
  • Who did you receive cards from last year? Make sure they are on your list.
  • Who will you need to have gifts for?
  • Are you making gifts, or buying gifts, or a combination of both
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Banana Mini Cook Book available now.

“Bananas About Bananas” by Terri Bateman & Sarah Jackson 

Are you bananas about bananas? Do you grow your own, or have you found yourself with an abundance of the product and no idea how to use them? This could be the book for you.

“Bananas about Bananas” is the first in the “When it all becomes too much” mini cook book series by Terri Bateman & Sarah Jackson. This easy to use e-book contains some useful banana facts and 20 easy to make recipes to help you manage your glut of fruit.  At around $1:30 to buy, its a cheap and fun reference book that you will return to over and over again.

AVAILABLE THROUGH AMAZON (E-BOOK): AU, USA, UK, CA or search for “Bananas about Bananas” through Amazon in your country.

For more information about the “When it all becomes too much” cook book series, follow the link: “When it all becomes too much”