11: 56% of Moms Stress about This

By BJ’s Wholesale Club, Special for  USDR

A recent BJ’s Wholesale Club survey conducted online by Harris Poll among more than 900 women 18-65 with children under 18 in the household (referred to as “moms”) found that budgeting and shopping are the major sources of stress during the holiday season. The survey asked moms about the best – and worst – parts of the holiday  season.

Over half of moms who have holiday dinners (56 percent) say they are solely responsible for preparing holiday dinner, and many feel stress when it comes to preparing that meal. More than two-thirds of moms who have holiday dinners (68 percent) say it can be difficult to find affordable, healthy meal options for holiday dinners, while nearly the same proportion (67 percent) say the cost/amount they’ll spend on food makes them stressed during the holiday  season.

“Our assortment of produce, deli platters, frozen appetizers and more make it easy and affordable for moms to find quality food for their holiday celebrations,” said Lee Delaney, executive vice president, chief growth officer, BJ’s Wholesale Club. “We’ve even created an easy menu for under $100 to help moms prepare for their big  events.”

When hosting holiday meals or parties, a few key items top moms’ shopping lists: