Only 120 days left until Christmas! For the last several years I have tried to get all of my Christmas shopping done by Thanksgiving. I usually do pretty well, with only one or two gifts left to buy in December. This year I learned about the Grand Holiday Plan and I am going to give it a try. The plan starts this coming Sunday, August 31, and runs 18 weeks. Each week the plan focuses on a specific area of holiday preparation, as well as “deep-cleaning” one area of your home. I like how the plan helps you get organized with lists and your holiday schedule. I try to host a cookie exchange or an open house each year, but so often December sneaks up on me and then it’s too late to send out invitations. Plus, I think the Grand Holiday Plan will help distract me from focusing too much on our adoption. I hope to post a weekly update on my progress. . .anybody up for joining me on this holiday prep plan?!