Stress Free Holidays Part 7
I walked into Wal-Mart this weekend and there was a big Christmas tree right inside the entrance, so you know Christmas is coming.
Things can get crazy around the holidays, with extra parties and activities to go to. These can take away your normal time where you cook your meals. So, this week, before doing all your cooking for Thanksgiving, is a great week to double up on some meals you are going to prepare in the evenings anyway, and freeze the doubled portion to eat later.
That way when you are running around trying to get ready for your friend's holiday open house you don't have to worry about cooking dinner too, but can just pop your freezer meal in the oven and have a good home cooked meal without the stress.
If you'd like ideas and inspiration for freezer meals check out my freezer cooking board on Pinterest (and be sure to follow me!)
How Is Planning For Thanksgiving Going So Far? Tell Me In The Comments
I would love to know how you're doing on this week's challenge. You can share your successes and your setbacks below in the comments and maybe I or another reader can help you, or cheer you on with motivation and support!
In addition, I thought some of you might want to know briefly what we'll be working on next week, so I'll tell you:
- Last minute preparations for Thansgiving, whether you're cooking or traveling as a guest
- Preparing for Black Friday sales, if you enjoy this
Previous Parts Of The Stress Free Holiday Series
If you missed the previous parts of this series, you can still jump in. There is always time to start.
Here are the previous challenges:
- Week 1: Reducing Holiday Stress Through Planning
- Week 2: Experience Holiday Stress Relief With These Steps
- Week 3 - More Simple Steps To A Stress Free Holiday Season
- Week 4 - Final Preparations And Halloween Planning Tasks
- Week 5 - Thanksgiving Planning For A Fun Thanksgiving Day With Your Family
- Week 6 - Planning Thanksgiving - More Steps For A Stress Free Thanksgiving Day
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