So much to do, so little time

No, I’m not talking about last minute shopping (thankfully, I finished my shopping over two weeks ago- let me tell you, that was a first!).

Actually, I am trying to get ready for leaving to go visit my husband’s family on Saturday evening, and there is so much to do! We will be gone a week, and I really want to leave the house clean, the fridge relatively empty, the laundry done, in addition to the packing, preparing Christmas gifts, cookie making, etc. that I need to do.

I thought that if I posted my to-do list, it might add to my motivation. I am fighting the very strong urge to be in vacation mode already. So, here’s my list:

  • make chicken broth for the freezer- DONE
  • finish Christmas cookies- DONE and wrap in a tin (not yet)
  • clean both bathrooms
  • vacuum- DONE
  • mop kitchen floor- DONE
  • finish all laundry- DONE
  • pack kids clothes
  • pack our clothes
  • pack all gifts, Christmas cards, treats, etc.
  • write some blog posts in advance so that I can take a few days off
  • make Christmas craft with Abbie (to give as gifts to family)- don’t think it will happen 🙁
  • make yogurt with leftover milk- will have to drink it all instead!

I think that’s it. I may come back and add a few things to the list. But for now, I am going to turn the computer off, and go get busy.

Anyone else have a list of Christmas or vacation preparations they want to share?

Edit: we’re leaving earlier than expected, so I guess I’ll have to give up some of what I had hoped to do. Such is life! It’ll be nice to leave earlier in the day, though. 

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