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Category Archives: Holiday Seasons

My kids have such a blast making reindeer food each year and it’s also such a wonderful gift to give another child.  Sprinkle on the lawn on Christmas Eve so the reindeer’s have something scrumptious to eat.  Last year we made some as little gifts to give the kids friends.  There are 3 great Reindeer […]

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Over the past few years I have made icecream gift boxes up to give to friends.  This is a beautiful gift to give a family…. a DVD, some popcorn and ice-cream pack, a nice reason to relax and enjoy some time together as a family. What you will need: Decorative box to place contents in, […]

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  • Bronwyn

    What size Mason jars did you use? They look ~100ml.ReplyCancel

    • Katrina - The Organised Housewife

      Hi Bronwyn, yes they are around that size. Although i did get bigger ones as well just because my husband enjoys a bigger salad than me.ReplyCancel

Create a ‘guest basket’ for visitors who are staying with you over the holidays.   Include necessities and special items like: Nibbles Soap Sunscreen Tissues Magazine Shampoo and conditioner Hand cream Notepad and pen Extra roll of toilet paper, just in case they run out they know where to find some quickly. All our family […]

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31 days till Christmas Day This series will help you prepare for Christmas.  Each weekday I will share with you Christmas organising tasks, gift ideas, recipes, crafts and fun elf antic ideas. Use ‘The Organised Housewife Christmas Planner’ to help organise tasks throughout the series.  This planner will keep all your checklists, planners, budget, travel information and […]

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34 days till Christmas Day This series will help you prepare for Christmas.  Each weekday I will share with you Christmas organising tasks, gift ideas, recipes, crafts and fun elf antic ideas. Use ‘The Organised Housewife Christmas Planner’ to help organise tasks throughout the series.  This planner will keep all your checklists, planners, budget, travel information and […]

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35 days till Christmas Day This series will help you prepare for Christmas.  Each weekday I will share with you Christmas organising tasks, gift ideas, recipes, crafts and fun elf antic ideas. Use ‘The Organised Housewife Christmas Planner’ to help organise tasks throughout the series.  This planner will keep all your checklists, planners, budget, travel information and […]

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  • Oooh those cubbies are SO cool!

    Thanks for sharing our paper stockings… I am so not even remotely organised for Christmas! LOLReplyCancel

    • Katrina - The Organised Housewife

      Aren’t they so cute!.:) Love the paper stockings, such a great idea!
      I know Christmas is coming around so quickly!!.:)ReplyCancel

36 days till Christmas Day This series will help you prepare for Christmas.  Each weekday I will share with you Christmas organising tasks, gift ideas, recipes, crafts and fun elf antic ideas. Use ‘The Organised Housewife Christmas Planner’ to help organise tasks throughout the series.  This planner will keep all your checklists, planners, budget, travel information and […]

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37 days till Christmas Day This series will help you prepare for Christmas.  Each weekday I will share with you Christmas organising tasks, gift ideas, recipes, crafts and fun elf antic ideas. Use ‘The Organised Housewife Christmas Planner’ to help organise tasks throughout the series.  This planner will keep all your checklists, planners, budget, travel information and […]

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38 days till Christmas Day This series will help you prepare for Christmas.  Each weekday I will share with you Christmas organising tasks, gift ideas, recipes, crafts and fun elf antic ideas. Use ‘The Organised Housewife Christmas Planner’ to help organise tasks throughout the series.  This planner will keep all your checklists, planners, budget, travel information and […]

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41 days till Christmas Day This series will help you prepare for Christmas.  Each weekday I will share with you Christmas organising tasks, gift ideas, recipes, crafts and fun elf antic ideas. Use ‘The Organised Housewife Christmas Planner’ to help organise tasks throughout the series.  This planner will keep all your checklists, planners, budget, travel information and […]

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  • Great tips for baby (and cat) proofing this christmas! Thanks for sharing Katrina! :)ReplyCancel

    • Katrina - The Organised Housewife

      Thank you Charlene!ReplyCancel

This post is sponsored by Big W It is that time of year that you need to start to consider shopping for Christmas gifts. Some love this time of year, like me.  I really enjoy deciding what gifts to buy, finding the right one, wrapping it and most of all watching them open it.  However, my […]

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  • Adorable Printable! Thank you for sharing it!!! I can’t wait to use it!ReplyCancel

  • Anne

    I offered to do my daughters ironing and in return she wrapped all my presents. It was fantastic and has really helped both of us. Last year I babysat and she and her brother did all the food shopping for Christmas. I loved being with the kids and they appreciated some time out.ReplyCancel

  • Maureen

    Could you please take me off the mailing list? Thanks. I couldn’t find the ‘unsubscribe’ button.ReplyCancel

    • Katrina - The Organised Housewife

      Hi Maureen, Sorry it is something you have to do from your computer. If you go to the bottom of the newsletter page you will see the unsubscribe, just click that.ReplyCancel

  • Leah

    It would be great if this list was in your Xmas planner :-)ReplyCancel

  • Katrina - The Organised Housewife

    Hi Leah, you can purchase it in my shop. Here is the link for youhttp://theorganisedhousewife.com.au/shop/product/christmas-gift-list/ReplyCancel

42 days till Christmas Day This series will help you prepare for Christmas.  Each weekday I will share with you Christmas organising tasks, gift ideas, recipes, crafts and fun elf antic ideas. Use ‘The Organised Housewife Christmas Planner’ to help organise tasks throughout the series.  This planner will keep all your checklists, planners, budget, travel information and […]

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