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5 Christmas Tasks You Can Cross off Your List in July in Northern Virginia

We are in the thick of summer heat. Your kids are home from school, you just wrapped up your Fourth of July celebrations – why in the world are we talking about Christmas? We say – Why Not?

You don’t have to be a Christmas fanatic to want to get a head start on the planning and purchasing that goes into creating a perfect Christmas for your family and friends. There is a limited number of items on your Christmas to-do list that can be done this far in advance, but it would behoove you to take advantage of them. In a blink of an eye, you’ll be facing back-to-school, Halloween, Thanksgiving and so on. The fall whirlwind will have you at Christmas’ doorstep in a blink, cross off a few items off that to-do list today.

Buy Gifts During Summer Clearance

Not everyone wants snowy, winter-related items for their Christmas present. For the watersports and beach fans in your life, take advantage of summer clearance sales to get them what they really want for Christmas this year.

Schedule Your Christmas Card Family Photo Session

The best photographers book up early for those coveted fall and winter photoshoots. If you don’t care about the setting, schedule your photoshoot soon. Heck, use a beach photo shoot on your card to help everyone think warm thoughts during the holidays.

Schedule your Design Consultation for Professional Christmas Lighting

Adding professional holiday lighting to your home exterior this year? Don’t wait. Now is the time to schedule a design consultation so your holiday lighting provider has plenty of time to order your preferred lights and give you first pick of installation dates in late autumn.

Plan and Schedule your Annual Christmas Cookie Exchange Party

Schedules fill up fast the closer you get to Christmas. Plan, schedule, and invite your friends to your Christmas cookie exchange party now so they block out the day for certain availability.

Purchase Airfare

If you travel for the holidays, now is the time to purchase your airfare. The prices will go sky high the closer you get to Christmas, so right now is the best time to book those holiday flights.

If you’re ready to hand over outdoor holiday décor to the experts, call us today for the best Christmas lighting design, installation, and take-down service in Northern Virginia.