May’s Holiday Checklist starts the planning for the Fourth of July. May is a busy month with Father’s Day, Memorial Day and Graduation planning.
Purchase gifts and cards for June
Start planning July parties
Finish homemade gifts
Purchase grocery items from the non-perishable list each week
Fourth of July
Start plans for Fourth of July
Make a budget for the event that includes food, decorations, fireworks, camping fees, etc.
-If camping out, make a list of all the equipment you will need to take.
– Organize recipes
– Make a shopping list
– Note non-perishable items
Plan decorations for the day. Mark on the shopping list.
– Are you planning on making some of the the decorations? Make a project page in your notebook.
– Mark needed items on the project shopping list
Ongoing Christmas newsletter: Make notes of events that occurred in April.
Photo calendar: Plan May pictures you need to take for your photo calendar. Develop or upload April photos.
Buy 1/10 of budgeted Christmas gifts or place money in savings.
Update Gift Chest list with new items you have purchased.
Home-made gifts: Refer to the calendar for Christmas projects you should be working on now.
Christmas budget: up-date budget.
Plan Christmas activities and traditions