Make sure your rechargeable batteries are charged and that you have extra batteries on hand for all of your electronics. Don’t let that special moment pass you by because you are struggling to get your camera to work!
If you are traveling by car over the holidays, check the local transit source to see if there is any active construction or accidents on your route. Most states have a website or even an app that allows you to check on traffic conditions. You can avoid a lot of headaches by taking even the slightest detour.
Give meaningful gifts - Framed photo of you and recipient; Specially written poem or story; Frame a childhood memory – school paper, painting; Digitize old photos, videos, slides; Make CD of photos from this year; Write them a card telling them what you love about them.
Give the gift of education: Give a gift certificate for classes (dance, art, cooking, exercise, cake decorating) or pay for a sports camp. Or think big and make a deposit (or start) in a child’s 529 college savings plan.