Make a plan.  If you have multiple errands to do this week, just think, how can I make my life easier and get everything I need to get done in as few trips as possible?  Are any of my errands located near one another so I don’t waste time driving or sitting in traffic?  Are any convenient to do on the way to or home from work or driving the kids around?  Can I do any of this online to avoid having to go anywhere at all?  As long as your are flexible with your plan, and accept that you can’t control things like traffic or how many people are in line at a register, making a plan should help you stay focused and keep that holiday stress to a minimum.