Hang a winter wonderland on your windowsill

This window display will keep you happy and festive throughout all the cooking stress. Get tutorial here

Have your cookbooks on hand

This cookbook stand is the key to having recipes on hand without getting them dirty. Get tutorial here

Keep countertop clutter to a minimum

A simple utensil holder will keep everything at reach and organized. Get tutorial here

Clean your oven beforehand

Having a clean oven will ensure your food cooks better, and you’ll have an easier time tidying up afterward. Get tutorial here

And clean the grease off any appliances

You’ll be much calmer if you don’t leave all the kitchen cleaning to the last minute. Get tutorial here

Make room in the refrigerator

And make sure you have all your food on hand with this organizing idea. Get tutorial here

Turn old utensils into festive decor

These Santa and Frosty spoons are just too cute. Get tutorial here

Keep a drink station all prepped and ready

You’ll be happy to have a hot drink while cooking, and your guests will love it, too. Get tutorial here

Place festive decor on your shelves

Nothing says “ready for Christmas” like a wreath and joy sign in your kitchen. Get tutorial here

Hang gingerbread men ornaments

It will smell like you’re baking cookies, even when you’re actually burning the ham. Get tutorial here

Gather your table decorations and napkins

Knowing how you’re going to set your table, like with these cute tree napkins, will keep your stress at bay. Get tutorial here