Preparing for Christmas: 11 Important Tips To Guide You
Christmas season is a fun time. You can easily tackle all your needs for the festive period in a pleasant and organized manner.
We are here to show you how to prepare for Christmas early, without breaking a sweat.
Here are 11 essential tips to guide you;
1. Work out a budget to avoid overspending.
Remember to involve everything you will need. It includes; food, clothes, shoes, decorations, presents, outings, etc. Work out what you will need to spend and where. Write them all down. You can then get a better idea of how to manage your money. Remember, January is always a very long month, and you need to prepare for it.
2. Start Gifts shopping early
Best times to buy gifts for Christmas is during the Black Friday sales or Cyber Monday.
Those are the perfect opportunity to stock up on a whole host of presents. Do your research thoroughly. Make a list of everything you need to buy. Then choose wisely and carefully.
3. Decorate your home, office, and yourself.
Your Christmas decorations should start early. The earlier you shop for decorations, the cheaper they will be. You may also use social media to find used and unique decorations as well as for instructions on how to create your own.
4. Go fashion shopping
The earlier you hit the market for your shoes, bags and dress shopping, the better for you, before the crazy rush.
5. Figure out how best you want to slay
during the holidays, write down necessary items needed, then storm the market or order from your trusted online boutiques.
Same applies to your kids; get their clothes ready before the markets get over busy.
6. Try new recipes
Christmas is a great time to mix old favourites with new recipes. You can also lookup new cooking styles. Thanks to celebrity chefs, cooking programmes are in abundance and seem to be on TV continually. Make plans to give your family something new and usual.
7. Purge your house
Get rid of unused items in your home and donate them. Doing so will clear space for the incoming, and donating items will bless someone else.
8. Spa Time
Now, that every other thing is almost ready, its time to give your body a Christmas treat. Go for a Spa session and get a full body massage and skin care treatment. Your skin needs to glow into the New Year.
9. Makeup kits
It’s that time of the year again when you need to bring out your Makeup bag, dust it, discard the old overused items and restock. You don’t have to take chances; up your makeup game!
10. New Hair Look
Because its Christmas, there would be lots of partying here and there, so you need to give yourself a new hair look. Wigs or weaves, look smart and classy.
11. See movies, fairs and shows
There are lots of new films to be released during the festive period, Merry Men 2, Your Excellency, Sugar Rush and more.
Music shows are not left out too; Burns Boy Concert, Teni Live in Concert, Unusual Christmas party,
There are also Christmas fairs, like Naija Event and Wedding Connects, Taste of Naija Food and Drink Fair.