Here we go! If you haven't had a chance to print out the lists for your planner, here is Week 1 - it's all about the front porch and lists. HOLIDAY PREP: LISTS, LISTS, LISTS Print the Holiday Grand Plan calendars for reference. Make the following lists: Gifts to be given, amount to spend (include family, friends, school, church, etc) Christmas card list (computerize it!) Print list and update it, if needed. Decide how many cards are needed. Visits to make Parties/Entertaining Menus for Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, other parties Goodies for Sharing/Gifts. Decide how much needs to be made and divide it between the weeks from now through December 1. Favorite Meals of Family members for freezing ahead. Long-term shopping list divided into: canned foods, perishables for each holiday, linens and dishes, decorations, etc. Create a Christmas planner to organize holiday planning.