2018 Christmas Countdown Week 4 - Get Cooking

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  1. Holiday_Mom

    Holiday_Mom Well-Known Member

  2. Holiday_Mom

    Holiday_Mom Well-Known Member

    I like reading through the Christmas Countdown list for reminders on things that may have fallen off my radar. I saw one today after already making a list.

    To Do This Week:

    • Clean out the refrigerator.
    • Double check recipes for ingredients necessary for Thanksgiving. Done
    • Plan meals for the December concert evenings. Done
    • Assemble Thanksgiving gift bags. Done
    • Wrap presents. Done
    • Make dd's gift. Done
     
    Last edited: Nov 14, 2018
  3. sweetpumkinpye

    sweetpumkinpye Well-Known Member

    I too have to clean out the fridge.
    Rearrange freezers and stockpile cupboard.
    Check location and wash containers to store baking.
     
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  4. horsemama

    horsemama Member

    My frig freezer is pretty full, so I think I'm set there.. But I do need to clean out my frig and take an inventory of the freezer and the pantry. And I've got a freezer downstairs that needs cleaned out and shut off. I just don't put enough in it anymore to keep it running.
    I got my first tree up in the family room. I need to decorate it, but I'm not in a hurry. I usually do my decorating the weekend after Thanksgiving, but I'm not hosting this year, so I can sneak in a little Christmas early. ;)
    I need to decide on my Christmas cards...I didn't get that done last week.
     
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  5. luludou

    luludou Well-Known Member

    Next weekend will either be decorating or baking, not both
     
  6. sweetpumkinpye

    sweetpumkinpye Well-Known Member

    I will start my baking by the end of the month. It will be a bit different this year as I cannot eat a lot that I will be baking (with mum). I will possibly freeze a lot of it so it won't go to waste.
     
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  7. Holiday_Mom

    Holiday_Mom Well-Known Member

    I'm getting through a lot this week. Next week is a big cooking week. I may try to get in some baking or at least get the dry ingredients together for more cookie mixes. After next week, I'll be in baking mode.
     
  8. Gidget

    Gidget Member

    Hi all,
    Preparing some Christmas treats on this snowy New England day:
    *dates stuffed with chopped walnuts & rolled in sugar
    *candied pecans
    *spiced tea sachets
    *and of course, for the kiddos, rollo pretzels!
    Happy Day!
    Gidget-
     
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  9. luludou

    luludou Well-Known Member

    All that can be prepped in advanced is done. I'm ready
     
  10. sweetpumkinpye

    sweetpumkinpye Well-Known Member

    Well done Lucie.

    I have gotten most baking done. I still need to make some bark and a peppermint pie. I will also have DH make his fruitcake if he feels up to it.
     
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