GON Organizing Checklist
Monthly Organizing Checklist December, 2017 It’s easier to be jolly when you’re organized. Start today with our NEW December 2017 Organizing Checklist! Join our weekly newsletter to be notified when the newest checklist is available. For a PRINTABLE VERSION, click here __ Dec 1 Finish up your Christmas shopping. Remember to get a few generic, inexpensive gifts for unexpected guests. __ Dec 2 Clean your kitchen cabinets with some wood oil soap and then polish them with lemon oil. They will be nice and shiny…and your kitchen will smell terrific. __ Dec 3 Make your Christmas card or email greeting list. Print out address labels or handwrite the addresses and have the envelopes ready to go. Take some time to write a special greeting to close friends and family. __ Dec 4 Plan and cook some freezer meals which you can pop into the oven or crock pot for those busy December nights. __ Dec 5 Clean the inside windows in all the rooms. Vacuum out the window tracks and use an old toothbrush to loosen any stubborn dirt. __ Dec 6 Prepare your holiday menus and grocery list. Take advantage of any coupons or specials on various items. __ Dec 7 Take some time and do maintenance on your computer. Run a virus scan, defrag the hard drive, and delete any programs you no longer use or need. Enjoy a faster computer. __ Dec 8 Make a family trip to the library to check out some Christmas Books and holiday movies. __ Dec 9 Spend the evening with your spouse, a friend, or your children watching those must-see classic holiday movies. Don’t forget the blankets, hot chocolate, and popcorn. __ Dec 10 Make fudge, popcorn balls, or other treats with the family. Deliver plates to the neighbors. __ Dec 11 Clean your front porch and entry way. Sweep the porch and stairs, or shovel snow if you have some. Be sure and put de-icer on the steps, if needed. Wipe up the footprints and debris in your entry way, remove any cobwebs, and shake off the entry rugs and welcome mat. __ Dec 12 Prepare places for any guests you may have coming for the holidays. Wash extra bedding, arrange baskets or boxes of toiletries for their use, and collect or purchase extra towels. __ Dec 13 Clean behind furniture and rearrange the room in preparation for setting up your Christmas tree. __ Dec 14 Change your smoke detector batteries and the furnace filter. __ Dec 15 Gather your family and go visit the elderly in a nursing home. Prepare some Christmas Carols to sing and make some cards and decorations to give to them. You will brighten their day with the spirit of the holidays. __ Dec 16 Create a list of daily tasks still needed to do before the holidays. This will help you stay on tasks and keep exhaustion at bay. __ Dec 17 Organize photos you’ve taken in the past year. Print out a few of your favorites and frame them. __ Dec 18 Sort through your children’s toys and donate the gently used ones. This will create space for the gifts your children will be receiving. __ Dec 19 Clean out the refrigerator. Wipe down shelves, walls, and the door. Throw away outdated items and replace those items you need. Be sure and recycle any plastic containers. __ Dec 20 Gather your family and friends and go Christmas caroling around your neighborhood. __ Dec 21 Celebrate the first day of winter. Make a special treat and start reading a Christmas Carol or another holiday book together with your family. __ Dec 22 Spend the evening with family, friends, or neighbors looking at the Christmas lights and decorations in the neighborhood. __ Dec 23 If you are going away for the holidays, call and place a hold on your mail and newspaper delivery. __ Dec 24 Prepare your dining area with plates, glasses, and silverware. Also, fix any part of the holiday meals which can be prepared ahead of time. __ Dec 25 Enjoy the day and keep it low key. Spend time playing games and having a fun time with loved ones. Spending Christmas alone? Relax and enjoy the spirit of the holidays with a good movie or good book. __ Dec 26 Clean up gift wrappings, paper, and boxes. Be sure and recycle. __ Dec 27 Organize and find places for all your new gifts. As you put away the new, consider donating some old items. This will help cut down the clutter in your home, give new life to items you no longer use, and help others. __ Dec 28 Take advantage of the sales. Set and stay within your budget. Store away any holiday items for next year. __ Dec 29 Make a list of 25 blessings from the past year. It’s the perfect way to reflect on the good. __ Dec 30 Take some time to set your goals and plans for the New Year. __ Dec 31 Enjoy celebrating the end of 2017 and the beginning of 2018. No matter where you celebrate, stay safe.
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GON Organizing Checklist
Monthly Organizing Checklist December, 2017 It’s easier to be jolly when you’re organized. Start today with our NEW December 2017  Organizing Checklist! Join our weekly newsletter to be notified when the newest checklist is available. For a PRINTABLE VERSION, click here __ Dec 1 Finish up your Christmas shopping. Remember to get a few generic, inexpensive gifts for unexpected guests. __ Dec 2 Clean your kitchen cabinets with some wood oil soap and then polish them with lemon oil. They will be nice and shiny…and your kitchen will smell terrific. __ Dec 3 Make your Christmas card or email greeting list. Print out address labels or handwrite the addresses and have the envelopes ready to go. Take some time to write a special greeting to close friends and family. __ Dec 4 Plan and cook some freezer meals which you can pop into the oven or crock pot for those busy December nights. __ Dec 5 Clean the inside windows in all the rooms. Vacuum out the window tracks and use an old toothbrush to loosen any stubborn dirt. __ Dec 6 Prepare your holiday menus and grocery list. Take advantage of any coupons or specials on various items. __ Dec 7 Take some time and do maintenance on your computer. Run a virus scan, defrag the hard drive, and delete any programs you no longer use or need. Enjoy a faster computer. __ Dec 8 Make a family trip to the library to check out some Christmas Books and holiday movies. __ Dec 9 Spend the evening with your spouse, a friend, or your children watching those must-see classic holiday movies. Don’t forget the blankets, hot chocolate, and popcorn. __ Dec 10 Make fudge, popcorn balls, or other treats with the family. Deliver plates to the neighbors. __ Dec 11 Clean your front porch and entry way. Sweep the porch and stairs, or shovel snow if you have some. Be sure and put de- icer on the steps, if needed. Wipe up the footprints and debris in your entry way, remove any cobwebs, and shake off the entry rugs and welcome mat. __ Dec 12 Prepare places for any guests you may have coming for the holidays. Wash extra bedding, arrange baskets or boxes of toiletries for their use, and collect or purchase extra towels. __ Dec 13 Clean behind furniture and rearrange the room in preparation for setting up your Christmas tree. __ Dec 14 Change your smoke detector batteries and the furnace filter. __ Dec 15 Gather your family and go visit the elderly in a nursing home. Prepare some Christmas Carols to sing and make some cards and decorations to give to them. You will brighten their day with the spirit of the holidays. __ Dec 16 Create a list of daily tasks still needed to do before the holidays. This will help you stay on tasks and keep exhaustion at bay. __ Dec 17 Organize photos you’ve taken in the past year. Print out a few of your favorites and frame them. __ Dec 18 Sort through your children’s toys and donate the gently used ones. This will create space for the gifts your children will be receiving. __ Dec 19 Clean out the refrigerator. Wipe down shelves, walls, and the door. Throw away outdated items and replace those items you need. Be sure and recycle any plastic containers. __ Dec 20 Gather your family and friends and go Christmas caroling around your neighborhood. __ Dec 21 Celebrate the first day of winter. Make a special treat and start reading a Christmas Carol or another holiday book together with your family. __ Dec 22 Spend the evening with family, friends, or neighbors looking at the Christmas lights and decorations in the neighborhood. __ Dec 23 If you are going away for the holidays, call and place a hold on your mail and newspaper delivery. __ Dec 24 Prepare your dining area with plates, glasses, and silverware. Also, fix any part of the holiday meals which can be prepared ahead of time. __ Dec 25 Enjoy the day and keep it low key. Spend time playing games and having a fun time with loved ones. Spending Christmas alone? Relax and enjoy the spirit of the holidays with a good movie or good book. __ Dec 26 Clean up gift wrappings, paper, and boxes. Be sure and recycle. __ Dec 27 Organize and find places for all your new gifts. As you put away the new, consider donating some old items. This will help cut down the clutter in your home, give new life to items you no longer use, and help others. __ Dec 28 Take advantage of the sales. Set and stay within your budget. Store away any holiday items for next year. __ Dec 29 Make a list of 25 blessings from the past year. It’s the perfect way to reflect on the good. __ Dec 30 Take some time to set your goals and plans for the New Year. __ Dec 31 Enjoy celebrating the end of 2017 and the beginning of 2018. No matter where you celebrate, stay safe.
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