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29 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 I love the look of that punch – so pretty!! What a great idea about getting your iPod Christmas ready – I hadn’t even thought of that!ReplyCancel

    • Katrina - The Organised Housewife

      Thank you Lucy.:)ReplyCancel

30 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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  • Thanks so much for the shout out Katrina. Love all your Christmas organisation tips too. That slice looks incredible! xReplyCancel

    • Katrina - The Organised Housewife

      I love your outfit combo’s Vanessa, my favourite would have to be the one with the mint country road sandals, beautiful colours. I tried the sandals on a few weeks ago, but they didn’t fit me properly, I did walk away a little disappointed in my foot LOL.ReplyCancel

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