Give yourself the gift of time this holiday season with our simple shortcuts.
Create a Budget and a Gift List Before You Shop
Do away with aimless shopping expeditions by drawing up budget and gift lists. Organize lists by category (clothing, electronics, toys) so you'll have to make only one quick trip to each store.
Make Coat Space in Advance
Rather than spend time finding a place for guests' coats during your holiday party, make room well before guests arrive. Move your coats from the hall closet to a less central one so that your guests will have a place to hang theirs. Be sure to have ample hangers, plus a basket for gloves and hats.
Save time at the airport by lightening your gift load during the holiday season. Purchase gift cards rather than bulky presents for friends and family members. If you must bring gift-wrapped items, package them in such a way that airport security will be able to examine the contents; a box in which the top and bottomRead More »from 10 Brilliant Holiday Habits to Start Right Now