So now that we’re done with Halloween we can start talking about Christmas, right? Yes of course we can. There’s no better time to start thinking about all the goodies you need to buy, especially with Black Friday just around the corner.
Too many people leave it late, and then there’s that frantic mad panic on Christmas eve. It’s so much easier to plan and get ready for Christmas while you’ve time to think about it. No stress, no panic, but where do you start? Here are five fab ways you can get a jump on Christmas.
Time to make a plan (just a list really)
The best way to make Christmas simple is to start with a list. When you have a list you can get all your ducks in a row, know who you need to buy for and what you’d like to buy. Don’t know what to buy… why not do a bit of stalking on social media?
It’s all about the budget
Once you’ve got your plan you need a budget. Decide on what you want to spend on each gift and stick to it – we know its hard. Budgeting may not seem like fun, but it will help in the long run and will help you to be a little more creative when choosing your gifts.
Look out for deals. Hey Black Friday is coming up.
Don’t wait until mid-December to start your shopping. Look out for deals now, there’ll be a lot of them about and of course Black Friday is just around the corner. Don’t forget Cyber Monday either. What is it you say? Just the biggest day of online shopping! Make sure you sign up to get all the inside info!
Of course, online shopping is the way to go
Shop from the comfort of your couch, without the crowds, traffics, lines or crazy shoppers to deal with. Have a look at the TJC Christmas Collection, there’s bound to be something you love.
So all in all its about the planning. Plan well and you’ll save and everyone will love the goodies you get them. Got any more tips? Let us know how you plan for Christmas in the comment box!