By Sarah Bernard It’s a nice idea: a Christmas spread with all the trimmings that Irving Berlin himself would recognize. But the reality of locating- then unraveling- last year’s Christmas lights, withstanding the shopping hordes, and slaving over a pot of eggnog can quickly put a damper on the old holiday spirit. Instead, outsource the elements to the professionals. We’ve assembled the best folks to help keep your holiday merry and bright.
Cross It Off Your List (212-725-0122) will do your shopping at any store within city limits, then gift-wrap and deliver the goods to you or the lucky recipients directly, for $65 per hour. When it’s all over, it also does gift returns.