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Christmas Eve Activities & Traditions That Your Family Will Love
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Christmas Eve Activities & Traditions That Your Family Will Love

The lead-up to Christmas is an exciting time for everyone. Some may even say it’s the best part of the holiday season. Think of the Christmas market adorned with holiday lights, creating cheer and a festive atmosphere in the cold, dark months of November and December. It all builds up to Christmas Eve, when the official countdown to Christmas Day begins. In some ways, Christmas Eve has a more relaxed atmosphere than Christmas Day. There’s less pressure to adhere to a specific structure for the day. While most people have more intimate gatherings on Christmas Day, Christmas Eve is often a time that friends and extended family get together to engage in their favorite Christmas...
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Here Are The Best Gospel Christmas Songs to Celebrate the Season of Joy
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Here Are The Best Gospel Christmas Songs to Celebrate the Season of Joy

The Christmas season is a busy one that often stresses a lot of people out. Between getting the right gifts for your friends and family. And then even just figuring out what's for dinner.... It can be easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle and forget what Christmas is all about. I feel the same way. With all the activities that we have going on, I find that I just lose track of time. Gospel Christmas music has a calming nature. I feel that it can bring us back from the edge and help us truly enjoy the holiday season. Gospel music brings out the spiritual element of Christmas, but you don’t...
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Top 10 Cute Christmas Activities for Couples
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Top 10 Cute Christmas Activities for Couples

Christmas is a holiday that’s often associated with spending time with family, but it’s also a season to spend time with those you love and show everyone close to you how much they mean to you, including your significant other. In fact, in South Korea, Christmas is an almost entirely couple-oriented holiday, similar to Valentine’s Day. This shows why Christmas is a great time for couples to reaffirm their love for each other. There are several cute Christmas activities for couples that can make a great date and help you spend quality time with your partner. From decorating Christmas trees to enjoying a romantic Christmas-themed dinner, there are many things you can do with your...
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One Pan Holiday Turkey Dinner
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One Pan Holiday Turkey Dinner

Note: Some links in this post are affiliate links, and we will be compensated when you make a purchase by clicking through our links. Thank you. Read our disclosure + terms here.  If you’re looking for an easy meal, this one sheet turkey dinner is a must! This is the perfect turkey dinner to make for Thanksgiving if you’re looking for something easy. Or for Christmas if you’re looking for something more traditional. I wanted to create something that would still be delicious but not as time consuming because we’ve started a new tradition of playing games and hanging out. My husband, on Thanksgiving, normally is hunting. It’s gun-hunt season here so for the morning,...
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10 Best Christmas Comedy Movies of All Time
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10 Best Christmas Comedy Movies of All Time

Note: Some links in this post are affiliate links, and we will be compensated when you make a purchase by clicking through our links. Thank you. Read our disclosure + terms here. If you don't know - Christmas is my favorite season! And with this time, it brings joy and laughter. Well - it's suppose to. But honestly, what better way is there to enjoy a laugh than to gather your loved ones and watch your favorite Christmas comedy movies? Christmas movies come in many genres, from dramas to even horror, as odd as that may sound. I do think it sounds odd, but to each his own. But we feel that it’s only right...
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4 Fun Christmas Cookie Games That Will Bring Joy to Your World
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4 Fun Christmas Cookie Games That Will Bring Joy to Your World

Baked goods are one of the best parts of the holiday season. After all, who doesn’t love the tanatlizing smell of cinnamon and ginger that seems to be everywhere throughout the month of December? If your Christmas baked good of choice is cookies, you’re probably aware of how versatile they are. They’re so versatile that you can involve them in a variety of different games that will encourage family bonding over some sweet treats. This article will introduce you to some fun Christmas cookie games that you can share with your friends and family this holiday season. The Best Christmas Cookie Games Christmas cookie games may not be an activity you’ve thought about for the...
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Christmas Drinking Games for Adults – Make the Day Merry and Bright
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Christmas Drinking Games for Adults – Make the Day Merry and Bright

Note: Some links in this post are affiliate links, and we will be compensated when you make a purchase by clicking through our links. Thank you. Read our disclosure + terms here. As a child, you frame Christmas as a time for gifts, cookies, and quality time with family. However, as soon as you get old enough to taste the spiked version of your family’s eggnog, Christmas takes on a new meaning, and you add one more activity to your list of Christmas favorites: drinking. For many adults, socializing over drinks is one of the best parts about Christmas. What better way to socialize and make drinking even more fun than to play Christmas drinking...
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What to Do on Christmas Day – Activities for the Family
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What to Do on Christmas Day – Activities for the Family

There are several activities that most families are expected to do on Christmas Day. These activities include: Opening gifts in the morning around the Christmas tree Eating Christmas dinner Watching a Christmas movie and listening to Christmas carols Although these activities are always a good time and may represent traditions in your family, sometimes it can be fun to switch things up and try out a new Christmas tradition. This may lead to your family adopting new traditions and learning more about what Christmas is all about. If you’re wondering what to do with your family on December 25th, you’ve come to the right place. Keep reading to discover several family activities that you can...
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12 Christmas Board Games for Families That Are Perfect for Everyone
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12 Christmas Board Games for Families That Are Perfect for Everyone

Note: Some links in this post are affiliate links, and we will be compensated when you make a purchase by clicking through our links. Thank you. Read our disclosure + terms here. Board games are a classic activity to do with friends and family on any night when you want to have some low-key fun at home. From Monopoly to Life, and even certain trivia games, there’s a board game out there for everyone and every occasion. Board games are fun any time of year, but you may be surprised to hear that there is a variety of Christmas board games specifically meant for the holiday season. When you think about it, board games are...
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Best Christmas Rock Songs: Essential Classics to Modern Playlist
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Best Christmas Rock Songs: Essential Classics to Modern Playlist

Note: Some links in this post are affiliate links, and we will be compensated when you make a purchase by clicking through our links. Thank you. Read our disclosure + terms here. There are several essential elements to the holiday season that, without them, it wouldn’t be Christmas. From the warm smell of baked goods to twinkling lights lining the streets, Christmas is truly a combination of things that get us into the holiday spirit. One of the most important elements of the Christmas season is music. There is an assortment of songs, carols, and jingles that everyone can agree are Christmas classics. They can even be described as the sound of Christmas. Although we’ll...
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8 Fun Classic Christmas Cartoons That Kids and Adults Love
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8 Fun Classic Christmas Cartoons That Kids and Adults Love

Note: Some links in this post are affiliate links, and we will be compensated when you make a purchase by clicking through our links. Thank you. Read our disclosure + terms here. Christmas is the season to spend quality time with family. For parents, that means spending some extra time with your kids. While baking cookies and singing carols are fun activities, sometimes it’s nice to sit back, relax, and enjoy some classic Christmas cartoons. There are several options that will get your kids excited about Christmas, give you a sense of nostalgia, and entertain the entire family. Whether you want to laugh or are looking for something a little more heartfelt, there’s no shortage...
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Pretzel Hugs – A Christmas Treat
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Pretzel Hugs – A Christmas Treat

Note: Some links in this post are affiliate links, and we will be compensated when you make a purchase by clicking through our links. Thank you. Read our disclosure + terms here.  These pretzel hugs are one of my favorite Christmas treats so far. I made this while the kids were at school and they are simply delicious. Of course, I tend to make the yummy treats while they are at school so I can enjoy them before they get home and want to eat them all. It doesn't work for vegetables, I wonder why that is LOL. We bought a house in March and we moved in this past April and I must say,...
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What Are Christmas Tree Fillers? 7 Secrets to Decorate a Stunning Christmas Tree
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What Are Christmas Tree Fillers? 7 Secrets to Decorate a Stunning Christmas Tree

Do the seemingly bare areas in your Christmas tree ever drive you nuts? Christmas tree fillers save the day!
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Mini Christmas Tree Decorations Guide – When You Have Limited Space
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Mini Christmas Tree Decorations Guide – When You Have Limited Space

There are many considerations when you have a small space, and mini Christmas trees are a great way to save space and celebrate Christmas.
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Christmas Wall Décor Ideas and Designs – 6 Pro Tips to Consider
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Christmas Wall Décor Ideas and Designs – 6 Pro Tips to Consider

If you are looking for inspiration for your Christmas wall decor, we provide you with some great tips on how to get you started.
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Top 10 Seasonal Yet Modern Christmas Decor Ideas For Your Home
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Top 10 Seasonal Yet Modern Christmas Decor Ideas For Your Home

Check out these modern Christmas decor ideas for your home! You’ll be a hit with genius ideas to spice up your Christmas decor.
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White Christmas Tree Decorations – How to Do It Properly
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White Christmas Tree Decorations – How to Do It Properly

In this article, we will give you five white Christmas tree decoration ideas and offer you tips for decorating your tree this year.
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Christmas Room Decor Guide – For Every Room of Your Home
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Christmas Room Decor Guide – For Every Room of Your Home

Bring the magic of Christmas into your home and spread the holiday cheer to anyone who enters with this Christmas room decor guide.
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How To Find The Best & Most Practical Christmas Gift
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How To Find The Best & Most Practical Christmas Gift

When it comes to finding the perfect practical Christmas gift, there is a lot of listening and sleuthing involved. Here are eight secrets to finding the perfect gift.
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Christmas For Kids: Teaching the Spirit of Christmas
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Christmas For Kids: Teaching the Spirit of Christmas

When they are young, Christmas for kids is all about presents and Santa Claus. We're highlighting things parents can do to shift kids' focus from presents and Santa Claus to the true spirit of Christmas.
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