Sorry I'm so late with this - completely forgot in the hustle and bustle of last weekend! Christmas is on the horizon and the season has begun with a bang: it's Maintenance Week at the Holiday Grand Plan! Week Sixteen of the Holiday Grand Plan should see holiday preparations coming to an end--and a clean and organized home, ready for the celebration. In holiday prep, we'll decorate the Christmas tree--and make life easy by using some of our freezer meals! Are we having fun yet? Only minimum maintenance needed this week as we bring preparations to the finish and enjoy the holiday ... with the Holiday Grand Plan! CLEANING/ORGANIZING AREA: MAINTENANCE Magic Minimum: Cleaning Secret of Organized Families TO READ THIS WEEK Frugal Holiday Decorating Tips A lovely holiday home ... on a budget? Get our best frugal home decorating tips. (There's No Such Thing As) A "Perfect Christmas" Help for the harried (and A Tale of Two Turkeys). Give up Christmas perfectionism for happy holidays! HOLIDAY PREP Plan New Year's activities Decorate tree - make it a PARTY. Use some of the freezer meals.