Holiday frenzy by the numbers

Who has time to blog when there’s so much to do at this time of year?! Hanukkah is over for us but holiday duties persist. It’s crazy when you think about everything we do.

With the few minutes I have in between thankless tasks, I offer you my holiday season stats…..

Online gift transactions:    12  (Amazon and Modells were big ones)

Instore purchases:     4  (school book fair, Nordstroms, local shops)

Trips to the mall:     1

Hours shopping online:      1 million      (feels like it anyway)

Presents wrapped:     50-60     (with paper cuts to prove it)

Gifts received:   1         (Thanks Papa Pat!)

Charitable acts:    3

Family photo calendars created and mailed:   10

Cookies, brownies, Rice Krispies treats baked:    132   (including 12 I accidentally burned and saved for family only)

holiday cookies busy time

Holiday parties attended:       5

Teacher gift bags created:      11

Snacks/drinks delivered for kids’ school holiday party:      26

Holiday card and thank you tips provided:     5

Photo holiday cards made:     160

Photo holiday cards addressed:     24

Photo holiday cards mailed:      0    (I better get on that!)

keepcalm carry on ornament holiday stress

What are your holiday stats?   Tell me in the comments.

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2 responses to “Holiday frenzy by the numbers

  1. I love this. It reminds me of a post I think you should do about all of the little things we (and our kids) are supposed to do EVERY day. Drink 8 glasses of water, read 20-30 minutes, do exercises at my desk chair, put on eye cream, etc. I wonder how many hours it would actually add up to and if we’d ever actually be able to consume all of the “recommended” fruits and vegetables.