With Christmas just less than a month away what better time to get ready for the holidays? It’s so easy to put things off until the last minute yet it’s great to get started on time so as to ease off the stress.

Here are 10 things you can do now to get ready for the holidays.

1. Set and fund your Christmas Budget

2. Then get your own social calendar organized.

3. Send out holiday cards on time, don’t wait until the last minute

4. Write out a master gift list to take off the stress of holiday shopping

5. Order your gifts online

6. Wrap presents as you buy them. Just be sure to label what’s inside and whom they’re for.

READ – 12 Amazing Holiday Gifts for the Afrocentric Fashion enthusiast on your shopping list.

7. Pick your holiday menu

8. Take stock of your decorations

9. Look at your December calendar and start filling in dates.

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