11/29/2014 12:38 EST | Updated 01/29/2015 05:59 EST

How to Save Time This Holiday Season

Vstock LLC via Getty Images

How Valuable is your Time this Holiday?

The holidays are typically filled with pleasant traditions and memories, but staying organized and prepared for all the festivities can be a stressful affair. Why not give yourself some extra time and check off items using an easier approach?

Professional Organizers in Canada provide a snapshot of how many hours you can save by approaching several holiday traditions in a virtual way:


Although there are some traditions that will always be dear to your heart which you won't want to compromise on, you may want to consider substituting a few of the others with an easier approach and ultimately save yourself hundreds of hours, dollars and stress!

For more information on Professional Organizers in Canada or to find a professional organizer in your area, visit the POC website.


  • For many, a Christmas film is enough to transform them from Scrooge to Elf.
  • Some opt for the classic...
    TVC London/YouTube
  • Some for the sentimental…..
    Universal Pictures/YouTube
  • And some just want to see a creepy men dressed as Father Christmas...
  • For others, Christmas isn’t Christmas without some festive music.

    Driving Home For Christmas, Happy Xmas (War Is Over) and, err, East 17’s Stay Another Day are firm favourites.
  • Also high on our festive-agendas are fairy lights…..
    Marianna Massey via Getty Images
  • The John Lewis advert (nothing says Christmas like a horny penguin)
    John Lewis
  • Christmas attire…
  • And snowballs (the drink kind, obviously).
    Rob Lawson via Getty Images
  • While we’re on the subject of food, we can’t get enough of Starbucks Christmas drinks...
    HuffPost UK Lifestyle
  • Mulled wine…
    AlexRaths via Getty Images
  • Christmas sandwiches…
    HuffPost UK Lifestyle
  • And those massive boxes of Celebrations.
    Will Dinley/YouTube
  • When our boss gets excited about the office party, we know holidays really are coming...
  • Basically, it’s not Xmas until someone voms.
    GK Hart/Vikki Hart via Getty Images