Overwhelmed With Planning?

During much of our "off" time this summer I have been thinking about and planning for the upcoming school year.The down side to immersing myself in homeschool reading (books, blogs, magazines, etc...) is the tendency to try and over schedule for next year.  On more than a couple occasions, I have had to take a deep breath and remind myself:  "Keep it simple." and "Less is more."
How, then, to keep from being overwhelmed with the planning and the myriad of curricular choices?

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