Here is my Holiday Binder. It helps so much!! I still would like to make a few changes but this shows what it looks like. It took me a couple of years of trying and I finally got it in 2005 and it was the best Christmas ever. I really enjoyed the season without any stress. I was packing for a move in 2006 and didn't get to follow it exactly but it still helped. I love Christmas and I try to start shopping in July. I also look for things on clearance or sale. I buy something and put it in my gift closet and I have it for whatever occasion I need something for. I also love to bake goodies for Christmas. I swap recipes with a group and have gotten some really fun stuff to make. I'll be posting them in my group on CafeMom called Heartfelt Holidays. We also talk about the HGP and other holidays too. Stop by for a visit!

Next, I printed these pages:

I printed my lists at


This year I want to make it more Christian and add some Bible verses and Christmas stories and such. I love my Keeper of the Home Binder since I redid it. If you would like to see it:

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Aug. 22, 2007 at 3:04 PM Wow! That is really nice, you did a great job on that.

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Aug. 24, 2007 at 4:08 PM

Dear laurakaye,

What a labor of love for your family! I'm sure Christmas was just great!  It seems that you also know the reason for the season... I have but one question. Did you file your different lists printouts with the weeks or in a separate section? I am just finishing my binder today--Sunday is the big kickoff we are having Christmas cookie and punch party on the patio:) so I would appreciate your help.


May Our Lord always bless you,



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Aug. 26, 2007 at 2:42 AM


I file my list printouts under list week so I know where it is when I need to refer back to it. It's easy for me that way.

I would love to do a Sunday brunch! That sounds so exciting!!

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Aug. 26, 2007 at 3:37 PM

Wow, this looks great! Thanks for sharing it!


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Aug. 27, 2007 at 10:55 AM I finally found the site where I printed my dividers from! I have searched and searched and I thought it was gone. This site is great and you have got to check it out!!

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Oct. 26, 2007 at 1:36 PM Thats really a great idea! My hats off to ya! I wish I was that organized! I have never seen this It really would help alot! Thank You ,

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Nov. 14, 2007 at 3:26 PM

I love your book! I just never remember about the christmas organizer till its almost thanksgiving!

Hope your better organized than i am!

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Oct. 7, 2008 at 11:42 AM

I like your book!

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