This step really helped me! I did it in a word document and I put the dates/ the amount I have to spend/ and what or who I would like to buy for during that time, I printed it out so I can carry it with so I can keep track! Obviously most of my Christmas money this pay will go for things I am buying on black friday.
Since I do not get paid again at my WAHJ until Dec 15th I left all of my gift cards until the end, in one afternoon I can go to Giant Eagle and get most of what I need and maybe only have to go one or two more places.
Thanks Kim!! I feel more organized
BTW- I did talk with dh's cousins and one did not care at all either way and the other suggested that we pull kids names like adults do!! My MIL is going to pass the names out virtually since we all live in different towns and now I only have one child -not seven to buy for! With a 15-20 limit!!