Here is an idea for the Christmas tree lights. Guess I have to get mine to work first!
This article from the LDS Living archives about managing Christmas has some good organizational tips. Simplify!
Opossum Sally has a list of 103 quick and easy Christmas gift ideas here. My favorite is 20. A juice pitcher filled with candy canes- "We pitcher you raising a little "cane" during the holidays!" Have a merry Christmas!!