Countdown to Christmas!

Countdown to Chistmas with this printable Advent Calendar from Comfort Spring Station!
Check out this printable Advent Calendar & Simple Ways to Celebrate Advent by my blogging friend Carol from Comfort Spring Station!

Countdown to Christmas Day!

Our family celebrates Christmas in a very simple way. So our preparations are pretty minimal compared to many families. However, I do need to get some things done over the next couple of weeks to get ready for Christmas! Keep reading for my Countdown to Christmas Day!

Here are a few of the items on my Countdown to Christmas list!

December 9th – 15th

  • Bring home Christmas tree & decorate
  • Put lights around the front door
  • Bake Christmas cookies for my jury duty friends 🙂
  • Donate blood to help the Red Cross prepare for increased need over holidays
  • Mail Christmas cards!

December 16th – 22nd

  • Bake Chocolate Babka for friends who celebrate Hanukkah
  • Clean house!
  • Finish shopping for gifts
  • Wrap presents
  • Keep our cat out of the Christmas tree…it’s a full-time job! 🙂

December 23rd – Christmas Day!

  • Farm Fresh Tuesdays will take a Christmas Break! See you on December 30th 🙂
  • Purchase spiral cut ham, sweet potatoes, and Brussels sprouts for Christmas dinner
  • Deliver gifts and food to local mission and pantry
  • Prepare for Christmas dinner and guests!

What are your plans for the weeks leading up to Christmas?

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Lisa Lombardo

Freelance Writer at Tohoca, LLC
Lisa writes in-depth articles about gardening and homesteading topics. She grew up on a farm and has continued learning about horticulture, animal husbandry, and home food preservation ever since. She has earned an Associate of Applied Science in Horticulture and a Bachelor of Fine Arts. She is a self proclaimed gardening freak and crazy chicken lady.

In addition to writing for her own websites, Lisa has contributed articles to The Prepper Project and

The author lives outside of Chicago with her husband, son, 2 dogs, 1 cat, and a variety of poultry.
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