Despite being a time of joy, the holidays can also be stressful for some people.
Generally speaking, the “holiday season”, as it is commonly known, lasts from Halloween to New Year’s Day, and when you take into account the decorations on the shelves of your local store right now, the “holiday season” can last for quite a long time.
Maybe it’s time to let go of your vision of the “perfect” holiday, if this time of year is a major source of stress for you.
Start with what you’ve got; take care of yourself, your family, and your home. Once you’ve got your house in order, you can bake those cookies, help make costumes for the kids’ Christmas play, or serve hot soup and sandwiches at the local shelter.
Here are some tips to help you prepare for a holiday season filled with love and joy. Don’t forget to give yourself a break…this time of year doesn’t need to be “perfect”…just enjoyed.
They’re great for food preservation, but did you know they have many other uses?
1. Decorative storage
Mason jars work well just about anywhere. In the kitchen or the bath they are great storage solutions that double as decor.
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This week HomeZada was lucky enough to chat with the perpetually busy Star Hansen. Star is a Bay Area-based Lifestyle Organizer and TV host who’s appeared on OWN, TLC, HGTV, Style, A&E and the Tyra Banks Show.
In our Q&A, Star shares her advice for getting organized, common challenges people face, the things she can’t live without and more. Check out our conversation below and get inspired to make changes to your own spaces.
Ever wonder how to get your whole family engaged in the organizing and decluttering process? This process or decluttering can be daunting. Not to mention, getting the family on the same page has its challenges. Organizing ends up competing with fun, sports, dinner, school and work. Many of these other activities are projects and activities that are either necessary or a preferred way to spend the time. No wonder it is easy Read More