Take Back Your Holiday

Never-ending obligations and busy work quickly take away from what you really want to be doing — enjoying quality time with the ones you love.

Listen, I know it feels early, but we need to chat...

I wholeheartedly believe the holiday season is a magical time of year, filled with love and joy. But the season is often also overwhelming — the buying and wrapping of gifts, creating and sending holiday cards, driving to and fro, planning family traditions.... 

On top of that, you've also got all of the uncertainties 2020 has brought along — Will I be able to celebrate with family? Which holiday events will be canceled for safety reasons? What will the season even look like with everything that is going on in the world? 

This year hasn't just taken away the opportunity to celebrate the way you traditionally do; it has taken away your ability to plan ahead.

Do you feel YOUR holly-jolly attitude getting tangled up in the tinsel as I mentioned all these things? You're not alone.

Go into this holiday season with the attitude that your peace, your health of mind, and your heart mean more than getting everything done. That your smile matters. That feeling rested matters. That celebrating with your loved ones matters.”

Will the take back your holiday guide work for you?

The Take Back Your Holiday Workbook isn't another "thing to do" during a busy season, you don't need more on your plate. This is the community of support you need for an easier Christmas. Will this workbook work for you? YES, if . . .

  • You are anxious about having too many unknowns this holiday season
  • You haven't had time for yourself in months and your nerves are wearing thin
  • You are worried about what the holidays "will look like" if you're not able to celebrate with family

What Others Saying


I really enjoyed the accountability & step by step approach of the holiday workbook. We all need extra support when swimming upstream! Thank you!


Becoming UnBusy offered such an incredible, supportive community that helped me get through the season. It was so comforting to find people who also craved a calm holiday!


Awesome experience. It really forced me to reflect on what I needed and wanted to do for my family during the holiday season.

Take Back Your Holiday Collection

The workbook is part of the Take Back Your Holiday Collection which includes everything you need to take control over the 2020 season.

A woman sitting in a bed writing a simple Christmas list in a notepad.

this holiday collection is right for you if...

  • You're flustered with the all the unknowns of the 2020 holiday season.
  • You panicked when you realized just how short this Christmas season is going to be.
  • You feel the years with your kids at home slipping through your fingers and want to make this season count despite the pandemic.
  • Despite it all, you still believe in the magic of the season.
  • You want these to be the moments your kids will look back on fondly.
  • You need support and practical tips for making this the holiday season you’ve always wanted.
  • You are ready to try something different to make your Christmas easier.
  • You dream of the simple pleasures of Christmas.

Ask yourself what is really important this Christmas and then have the courage to plan your season around that answer.

Every Guide Includes Adorable Printables

Does your house need a little dash of festive cheer? Each holiday guide has holiday quotes sprinkled throughout which you can print and display in your home with our compliments!

Take Back Your Holiday — christmas collection

This essential collection includes everything you need to take control over the 2020 holiday season:

  • Take Back Your Holiday Guide
  • Less Gifts, More Love
  • Festive Recipes Made Easy
  • Meaningful Memories Collection

Frequently Asked Questions — Answered

Before investing in The Take Back Your Holiday Collection, you have a few questions.

Q. I'm already trying to keep my head above water. Will this help?!

The Take Back Your Holiday Collection is all about LESS stress and SAVING you time, so yes, this will 100% help you keep your head above water (and then some). We help you plan a relaxing and simple holiday, saving you a ton of effort and time. But also, you'll just KNOW what to prioritize in your family schedule at any moment! This helps our community members tremendously, letting them keep their heads above water and actually enjoy the holiday season with their family.


Q: I find so many free holiday activities through your blog, Pinterest, Facebook, and everywhere! Why would I need the Meaningful Memories Collection instead of just using those activities for free?
Great question! We've done ALL the planning for you! Each of the four Meaningful Memories Collection guides includes instructions, tips, and printables, saving you time and frustration. Plus, the activities are inspired, particularly for a safe holiday season this year!

By having all the planning done for you, you'll be able to focus on the bigger picture this holiday season!


Q: Is this collection for me if I am not a parent or caregiver?
Yes and no, all at the same time! Yes, we would love support you in your journey toward an unbusy Christmas this year. That being said, many of the tools in the bundle are geared towards families, especially the "Meaningful Memories Collection." We do offer a 7-day refund policy. We'd love for you to check it out, and if it feels off, simply email me within a week and let me know!

Q: Do I have to have young for this bundle to be useful to me?

The Meaningful Memories Collection is just one small portion of the Take Back Your Holiday Collection. While we felt important to include it in this collection of safe and festive family activities!

Q: What age is the Meaningful Memories Collection meant for?

The holiday traditions are designed for ages 5 to 15-year-olds and include tips to modify the activity for your child's age. (For example, portions of The Read-Aloud Traditions guide may originally be designed for a 6-year-old, but there are modifications for doing this tradition with your tween or teen. I know it's hard enough to juggle multiple kids as it is, and this workshop is all about less stress! There is a little bit of everything for you in the collection.


What do I do if I need help?

If you need help with something related to the workshop, you can reach out to us directly in the Facebook group or contact me via email at [email protected]!

What payment options do you offer?

You can purchase the workshop with any major credit card, Amazon Pay, Apple Pay, and PayPal.

Will I get access to the holiday guide all at once?

Yes. After purchasing your copy, you will be automatically redirected to a page where you can download your copies of all of the guides you've purchased. You will also be emailed copies to save to your computer.

Q: What are digital guides?

All of our digital guides are PDF eBooks that can be read on computers, tablets, and smartphones. (No special e-reader required!) They are formatted to print on regular 8.5×11″ computer paper so you’re welcome to print copies if you want.


What if I want a refund?

We are happy to issue a refund within the first 7 days.


"Sometimes our stop-doing list needs to be bigger than our to-do list." — Patti Digh

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Becoming UnBusy

Becoming unbusy is about learning to love yourself enough to slow down. It’s about taking a step back and getting quiet. It’s about taking time to figure out your real desires in life, to listen to that distant inner voice, instead of what society tells you to want. It’s about intentionally choosing to live YOUR truth.

May you have the courage to begin breaking patterns this holiday season that no longer serve you. To give yourself permission to pause and reflect. And to remember taking care of yourself doesn’t mean “me first,” it means “me too.”

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