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One Year to an Organized Life: From Your Closets to Your Finances, the Week-by-Week Guide to Getting Completely Organized for Good by Regina Leeds

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WEEK FOUR

Here’s to a Happy New Year!

This week, you can

• Make a list of all last-minute details

• Create a holiday checklist for the big day

• Stock up on after-holiday sales

• Make use of the week between Christmas and the New Year

Time required: Varies.

THIS IS IT. TAKE A DEEP BREATH and make a list of everything you have to do before the holiday. Eliminate whatever you can; delegate like crazy; schedule all remaining details in your planner. Remember the first thing you learned: The whole of anything is overwhelming. It’s one step at a time to the finish.

If you didn’t get your cards out on time, be happy that they are going out at all. Take guilt off the table. Behind on your shopping? Do as much as you possibly can at this point online ...

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