A few weeks ago I shared with y’all my fall cleaning checklist and today I am back with a Thanksgiving checklist you are going to love. Why a Thanksgiving Preparation Checklist? After all of that cleaning, I realized the time was ticking down until the Thanksgiving festivities and I needed to get organized. So just in case you are feeling that way as well, I have everything in one place so you can start preparing 4 weeks before Thanksgiving! Don’t let the holiday sneak up on you this year.
You won’t be surprised or rushing around this year if you use my methods for organization. The very first thing on my preparation checklist is to finish that fall cleaning we started a few weeks ago. So make sure to finish the Fall Cleaning Checklist 4 weeks before Thanksgiving y’all. I am not quite there yet but I still have a few weeks left to go. So far, the upstairs is looking so much better and the bathroom got a really good scrubbing last weekend. Did you print the checklist? Are you done?
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How to Use Your Thanksgiving Planner
Start by downloading from above and printing your copy. Then start checking off your items. In order to prepare well in advance and not be rushed, we start with tasks that should be completed 4 weeks out. These include inviting guests and the major cleaning of your home.
Then 3 weeks out you start your plan for the big day. How will you decorate? Do you have enough chairs and tables? Plan now so you can buy, rent, or borrow what you need
Two weeks out it is time to start a bit of shopping. Avoid the holiday rush by buying things that are non-perishable as well as frozen items. You can even prepare some foods that are okay to be frozen to eat later.
Then a week before the work really begins. You can make a cooking plan and start thawing that turkey. With a plan, your Thanksgiving Day can go off without a hitch.
Now that your plan is in place, you can have Thanksgiving to pull it off. Enjoy your family and your meal. You most definitely deserve it!
Our free printable Thanksgiving checklist will walk you through these steps and so many more. Everything you need to prep your home, your kitchen, and your family for the holiday are included. Enjoy and happy planning!
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Additional Home Organization Help
Do images on Pinterest stress you out because they seem more like a fairy tale than something you can actually achieve?
Don’t fall into that pretty and perfect trap. You can get clutter-free and organized without living a fairy tale life.
No one knows this better than my friend Hilary! She has an entire course for sale that is dedicated to real-life organization ideas. I love that her approach works for any family with any budget.
My favorite part of this course is that Hilary strives to make your home easier to clean-up, so that it takes only minutes, instead of hours. Who couldn’t use more time and less cleaning?
Plus the system can make your house look fairly put together most times of the day. See for yourself with this course!