How to Prepare for Christmas Parties

November is about to end. We only have few more days to go before we reach the last month of the year 2013. What does it mean? When December hits, everyone will start to prepare for reunions, Christmas parties and gatherings. Some will start buying presents, shopping for great items and writing their resolutions for the new year.


We all know that Christmas is the season to celebrate. If you are planning to host or attend Christmas parties. Make sure that you know the basin preparations for the events this holidays. Below is a list of the necessary things to do for fun and exciting parties. It's your task to make your last month memorable. It's time to plan for the events you will never forget.

1. List All the To-Dos

The secret to getting things done is knowing the things needed to be done. Pick up your ever-reliable notepad and start writing down the tasks you should do. An easy way of doing this is using your smartphone to take note of the to-dos. It is also important to know your priorities so placing a "star" or any symbol after the "top things" in the list will help big time. For food preparations, you can also refer to my food blog - Chic Foodies.

2. Shop for Dresses Ahead of Time

Due to your hectic schedule, you may forget to shop for dresses and other fashionable items for your events. It is highly recommended that you inquire for the themes of the parties you will be attending. This way, you can already have an idea of what to wear. If you are really busy, you can take advantage of online shopping. All you need to do is to visit reliable and trust-worthy sites like Zalora. There are great apparels available there, from different brands like Celine, Ezra, etc.

3. Buy Presents (Or Try DIYs)

Make the persons you love feel special this coming Christmas by getting them the things they want or creating do-it-yourself stuff. Always remember that the line "it's the thought that counts" still applies these days. You do not have to give them the most expensive item in this world. All that needs to be done is to express how grateful you are for having them. Try writing letters or making personalized cards. You can also opt to shop online for easy and faster purchases.

Algene C.

The author is currently taking up law who blogs on her free time.

13 comments:

  1. Merry christmas...you're well-prepared for the holiday season.

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  2. Christmas makes me nostalgic, nothing beats the feeling of celebrating Christmas in Pinas.

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  3. aw i think even if we plan christmas, there will always be that last minute stuff that would make us go crazy looking/preparing for it hahha. but this should be helpful:)

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  4. Good tips to follow. But Christmas is celebrated in oue house with just my own family.

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  5. Thanks for the checklist! December, here I come.

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  6. I need to gear up for our Yearend party at work on the 12th. This is a very helpful post, Algene. Thanks for the lovely share!

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  7. It is 25 days and Christmas is here. It is my birthday too :-) Thank you for these tips Sis. I am almost done buying gifts for my kids and so my husband's grand-daughter that will spend Christmas with us for the first time.

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  8. I prefer do-it-yourselves! It's personalized and made with love. ^_^

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  9. Oh yeah, this post is very timely! It is December so everybody is up prepping for the coming holidays!

    Was here in behalf of my daughter.

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  10. Very helpful tips! I have not started shopping yet but I should do soon before it gets so busy!

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  11. Wow, this tips will surely help me to align my priorities in preparing for this Christmas. Thanks, Algene!

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  12. Christmas is here! But I'm not that excited about it now than when I was younger. I'm excited for it for my daughter haha

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  13. nice and very helpful tips thanks for sharing

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