12:25 pm December 7, 2011, by Theresa Walsh Giarrusso
A friend with a new baby has posted lately several funny notes on Facebook about what not to expect from her at Christmas.
She is letting friends know early that you probably won’t be getting a Christmas card from her.
Then she posted that she wouldn’t be using any tags and only wrapping some presents. She said she would mark the kids’ presents with Sharpies so they knew what belonged to whom.
So it made me wonder, what do you leave off the Christmas to-do list when time crunched?
Another friend loves to bake for neighbors but then always complains about how it’s too much to do. I try to convince her just don’t do it anymore! It’s OK. There’s enough on your plate that you don’t have to bake for your street or just pare down to your favorite neighbors. But she keeps on baking.
Do you cut back on your charity time, your baking, your crafting, the holiday cards? What are the first things to go when you’re time starved at the holidays?
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