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This is a favorite and oft-requested repost. It’s a good reminder, each year!




As my family has expanded through marriage and grandchildren, we knew we had to simplify gift giving. I came across this Victorian guideline and have used it, very successfully, for the last couple of years. Oh . . . how I wish I had come across it when my children were little. Such a great Christmas stress-reducer tool!

  • Something you WANT
  • Something you NEED
  • Something to WEAR
  • Something to READ

What tools and tips do YOU use to simplify Christmas?