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Holiday Treats from Around the Globe

Posted by on Oct 24, 2016 in Article of the Week, Blog | 0 comments

Holiday Treats from Around the Globe

We will probably never be able to get enough of those traditional American holiday treats we know and love. With things like crispy Christmas sugar cookies, old fashioned apple pie, exquisite eggnog, and chocolate-dipped everything, how could we? It would be exciting, however, to break through our borders and let our taste buds journey through the wondrous flavor of Christmas goodies from around the globe. If you’re ready to let your tummy take flight and discover the international flavor of...

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Tips for Surviving the Holidays

Posted by on Oct 21, 2016 in Article of the Week, Blog | 0 comments

Tips for Surviving the Holidays

As the holiday season approaches, the stress of Christmas shopping for our loved ones, attending all of those festive celebrations, creating beautiful holiday displays, perfect dinners and magnificent memories can be a bit overwhelming. When you combine all of that with trying to keep up with your normal, daily routine, your stress levels can soar. Sadly, many of us end up barely surviving the holidays each year. Don’t let the pressures of the holiday season get you down this Christmas. Enjoy...

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Christmas Traditions for Your Busy Life

Posted by on Oct 20, 2016 in Article of the Week, Blog | 0 comments

Christmas Traditions for Your Busy Life

Christmas is a wonderful time filled with gifts and festivities. For many of us, though, Christmas time is so much more. The Christmas traditions we observe create lasting memories as well as new beginnings. They bring excitement to the faces of the little children, and they warm the hearts of the older crowd. Unfortunately, the busy lifestyles we follow from day to day and developments in technology have made personal Christmas traditions a thing of the past for a lot of families. But it...

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Christmas Candy Makes the Season Sweet

Posted by on Oct 19, 2016 in Article of the Week, Blog, Unique Gifts Articles | 0 comments

Christmas Candy Makes the Season Sweet

There aren’t too many things more magnificent during the holidays than Christmas candy. From those chocolate dipped pretzels and gooey caramel bites to macaroons, truffles, and even the no-bakes, my mom used to make them all. Some of my favorite childhood memories are the days when she finally decided that I was old enough to help. I would climb up on a stool so I could reach everything, and she didn’t even care when I scraped the leftover chocolate from the bowl. These days, I have to be...

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It’s Time to Get into the Spirit of Christmas

Posted by on Oct 19, 2016 in Article of the Week, Blog | 0 comments

It’s Time to Get into the Spirit of Christmas

Before you know it Christmas will be here. While many of us plan to begin preparing for the holiday season early, sometimes we get so caught up in our everyday lives that the weeks before Christmas pass us right by. We’re left rushing to find last minute Christmas gifts, squeezing those holiday parties in between work and errands, and finalizing Christmas decorations before the big day. In fact, the holiday season can be so overwhelming that we might never really get into the Christmas...

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Christmas Gift Baskets Galore

Posted by on Oct 4, 2016 in Article of the Week, Blog, Gift Baskets Articles | 0 comments

Christmas Gift Baskets Galore

Christmas gifts baskets have got to be some of the greatest creations of all time. Whether you have someone on your list who is especially difficult to buy for, you have long distant friends or relatives, you are searching for a great gift for your coworkers, or your loved one is a gourmet food fanatic, gift baskets hit the spot for everyone. They come in all shapes and sizes, and they are packed full of surprises that add that special touch to your holiday celebration. If you’ve been...

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Early Birds Get Great Christmas Gifts

Posted by on Sep 27, 2016 in Article of the Week, Blog | 0 comments

Early Birds Get Great Christmas Gifts

The colorful array of autumn leaves reminds me that it is time for us early birds to begin shopping for great Christmas gifts. There are numerous benefits to completing your holiday shopping early, and I intend to reap every one of them! If you, too, would like to discover how early bird shopping can make this season spectacular, grab a mug of cocoa, and kick off your shoes. I’ll be happy to introduce you to the perks right away. The Benefits of Early Bird Shopping for Great Christmas...

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Unique Christmas Gifts to Go the Distance

Posted by on Sep 20, 2016 in Article of the Week, Blog, Unique Gifts Articles | 0 comments

Unique Christmas Gifts to Go the Distance

As if finding unique Christmas gifts isn’t already difficult enough, when your loved ones live far away, the task can be nearly impossible. A few years ago, I decided to move completely across the United States from my friends and family, and I learned the hard way that shopping for Christmas gifts that could easily (and quickly) be shipped was not exactly simple. Fortunately, with the help of the elves at ChristmasGifts.com, it didn’t take me long to discover creative Christmas gifts for...

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A Bountiful Harvest of the Season’s Best Christmas Gifts

Posted by on Sep 13, 2016 in Article of the Week, Blog, Christmas Gifts Articles | 0 comments

A Bountiful Harvest of the Season’s Best Christmas Gifts

As the leaves begin their journey from the branches of our trees to cover the ground in a beautiful array of vibrant colors, it’s time for our search for the season’s best Christmas gifts to begin. Avoid the hustle and bustle of frantic holiday shoppers, beat that frigid winter weather this year, and join me in the ultimate early-bird Christmas shopping adventure. Just think, while all of your friends are overloaded with the stress of finding last minute Christmas gifts and trying...

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Don’t Let Christmas Sneak Up on You This Year

Posted by on Sep 2, 2016 in Article of the Week, Blog, Christmas Gifts Articles | 0 comments

Don’t Let Christmas Sneak Up on You This Year

It’s never too early to begin shopping for unique Christmas gifts. We understand that it may seem a bit soon to begin searching for unique Christmas gifts. If you’re not careful, however, the Christmas holiday will sneak up on you and you could be left settling for last minute gifts from the local five and dime. After careful evaluation, lengthy discussions with the elves, and a recall of Christmases past, we have decided that there is no time like September to get prepared for the...

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Great Gifts for Labor Day

Posted by on Aug 25, 2016 in Article of the Week, Blog, Unique Gifts Articles | 0 comments

Great Gifts for Labor Day

Labor Day gifts are a classy way to celebrate the achievements of American Workers and to honor your employees, coworkers and party hosts and hostesses. With your busy schedule, however, finding the most unique Labor Day gifts can be tough- especially if your are on a budget. To save you from spending hours in search of just the right gifts, the elves have been extra busy creating a collection of Labor Day gift ideas to delight everyone on your list.   Labor Day Gifts That Won’t...

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Honor Our Nation’s Heroes with Memorial Day Traditions

Posted by on May 11, 2016 in Article of the Week, Blog, Unique Gifts Articles | 0 comments

Honor Our Nation’s Heroes with Memorial Day Traditions

Memorial Day weekend is a very unique time in the U.S. It is a time filled with Memorial Day traditions that include lazy, three day weekends spent hosting backyard barbecues, attending festive parades, and enjoying family get togethers at the lake. Unfortunately, Memorial Day weekend is a time of solemness for many people across our nation as well. Originally referred to as “Decoration Day”, it was first started to honor the members of our armies who lost their lives in the...

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Great Gifts for Graduation

Posted by on May 2, 2016 in Article of the Week, Blog, Gift Ideas Articles | 0 comments

Great Gifts for Graduation

It’s hard to believe that the school year is almost over! As we trudge through these last few days before summer break, seniors around the nation are preparing to graduate, and loved ones are scrambling to find the perfect inspiring and memorable gifts for graduation. As your senior embarks on his or her journey to a fascinating future, ordinary run of the mill gifts simply won’t do. Skip the crowded discount stores and overpriced shops at the mall and check out our unique selection...

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Mother’s Day Gifts to Make Her Smile

Posted by on Apr 13, 2016 in Article of the Week, Blog, Christmas Gifts Articles | 0 comments

Mother’s Day Gifts to Make Her Smile

Mother’s Day is just around the corner and ChristmasGifts.com has a wonderful selection of Mother’s Day gifts that are certain to make your one of a kind mom smile! Forget about wandering aimlessly around that big department store only to find generic style items that just don’t seem to stand out. Whether you want to celebrate with something sentimental, a gift that is completely unique, or a Mother’s Day present that keeps giving month after month, shopping for gifts...

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Romantic Valentine’s Day Gifts Straight from the Heart

Posted by on Feb 8, 2016 in Article of the Week, Blog, Unique Gifts Articles | 0 comments

Romantic Valentine’s Day Gifts Straight from the Heart

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, but there is still time to find the perfect romantic Valentine’s Day gift for your sweetheart. Forget about those typical roses from the discount store across town, or that abundance of floating balloons that everyone else is giving. (We know, you were really looking forward to taking turns with that high-pitched helium voice next week.) This Valentine’s Day, present your loved one with something truly unique that is certain to warm...

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Happy New Year 2016!

Posted by on Jan 1, 2016 in Article of the Week, Blog, News | 0 comments

Happy New Year 2016!

Dear ChristmasGifts.com followers, We enjoyed servicing you in 2015. You are an amazing group. We wish you a joyous and prosperous 2016. May all your great wishes come true! Happy New Year, from the all of us at ChristmasGifts.com

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10 Must See Christmas Movies

Posted by on Dec 24, 2015 in Article of the Week, Blog | 0 comments

10 Must See Christmas Movies

Your shopping is done. The candy is made. Now it is time to settle in with your family and enjoy the time that you have together. On Christmas Eve, what better way to relax than to watch a Christmas movie or two with the kids? If you are searching for the 10 must see Christmas movies this year, you are in luck. We have searched far and wide to bring you the most wonderful Christmas movies of all time! 1. Miracle on 34th Street is probably my favorite Christmas movie of all time! The story of a...

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How is Christmas Celebrated Around the World?

Posted by on Dec 24, 2015 in Article of the Week, Blog | 0 comments

How is Christmas Celebrated Around the World?

It is Christmas Eve, and many of us have our trees put up and decorated, our stockings hung by the fireplace, our candy set out for our loved ones to enjoy. This is how Christmas looks in most homes in the United States these days. But have you ever wondered how Christmas is celebrated around the world? I have done a little research on this very subject, and you will never believe some of the traditions I discovered! If you have a few minutes, grab a mug of cocoa and check it...

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5 Most Popular Christmas Cookies

Posted by on Dec 23, 2015 in Article of the Week, Blog | 0 comments

5 Most Popular Christmas Cookies

Christmas Cookies have been a holiday tradition for hundreds of years. In fact, modern day Christmas cookies can be traced back to recipes that were inspired by Medieval European biscuits which used modern ingredients like cinnamon, black pepper, ginger, nuts and dried fruit. In the 16th century, Christmas biscuits became popular in Europe. It wasn’t until the early 17th century that Christmas cookies were introduced to the United States by the Dutch, however. By the early 20th century, U.S....

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Where Did Santa Claus Come From?

Posted by on Dec 23, 2015 in Article of the Week, Blog | 0 comments

Where Did Santa Claus Come From?

As Christmas day draws near, millions of children around the world wait with excitement for that jolly man in red we call Santa Claus to arrive bearing gifts. Where did this magical and generous man come from, anyway? Is he just some fictional character from a children’s book that made his way to fame? According to legend, the joyous, white-bearded man we all know and love has actually been around for hundreds of years. The story of Santa Claus is based on the tale of a magnificent monk named...

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What Christmas is About

Posted by on Dec 23, 2015 in Article of the Week, Blog | 0 comments

What Christmas is About

Christmas day is just a few days away and I had a few things I had to pick up at the last minute. Since I haven’t had much time to shop this year, I decided to enlist the help of my favorite elf. It was the best time of my life! This elf knows how to get things done at the last minute, and she is excellent at keeping me in check when I go overboard, but most of all, she knows what Christmas is about. As we shopped, this elf reminded me that Christmas isn’t about what you receive, or even...

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Christmas Gifts for Dad in the Nick of Time

Posted by on Dec 22, 2015 in Article of the Week, Blog, Christmas Gifts Articles | 0 comments

Christmas Gifts for Dad in the Nick of Time

We have only got a couple of days left to shop for Christmas gifts for Dad this year, and the shelves at the local shopping center are starting to look a little bit bare. How are we ever going to find unique Christmas gifts for him in such short time? In a panic, I reached out to the specialist himself- dear ol’ Saint Nick – and told him of our dilemma. He simply laughed with a jolly ho ho ho and pointed me in the right direction- to Mrs. Claus of course! Thankfully, Mrs. Claus and the...

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Christmas Decorations to Deck the Halls

Posted by on Dec 22, 2015 in Article of the Week, Blog, Christmas Decoration Articles | 0 comments

Christmas Decorations to Deck the Halls

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! As I drive through the neighborhoods in my area my breath is taken away with the magnificent glow of Christmas decorations and twinkling lights. The improving economy is definitely apparent this holiday season! More homes than ever, it seems, have put wonderful holiday displays in their yard and garden area, front porches and eves of homes everywhere are lit up with dazzling lights and colorful bows and garland. It is enough to bring Christmas...

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Top Christmas Gifts for Mom

Posted by on Dec 22, 2015 in Article of the Week, Blog, Last Minute Gifts Articles | 0 comments

Top Christmas Gifts for Mom

As you well know, we are on the countdown to Christmas. Many of us have still not had the chance to complete our holiday shopping for mom, and we are really cutting it close now. It is time we got serious about finding the top Christmas gifts for mom before it is too late. Don’t let the pressure of the big holiday get you down! You don’t have to settle for another year filled with generic gift cards and basic gift boxes from the local superstore. There are still a number of great gifts...

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Keep Calm and Carry On with Christmas in July

Posted by on Jul 20, 2017 in Article of the Week, Blog, Christmas Gifts Articles | 0 comments

Keep Calm and Carry On with Christmas in July

It happens every year. In the weeks preceding Christmas, frantic  shoppers fill the aisles of almost every store known to man. The frenzy of traffic that creeps along the highways and city streets is enough to make even the most festive person cringe. Long lines, empty shelves and high prices are around every turn. And even dedicated holiday fanatics find it hard to stay calm. Enter Christmas in July! Over the years, there has been a lot of attention given to Christmas creep. Merchants all...

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These Perfect Gifts By Zodiac Sign Will Leave Them Starstruck

Posted by on Jul 7, 2017 in Article of the Week, Blog, Christmas Gifts Articles, Gift Ideas Articles | 1 comment

These Perfect Gifts By Zodiac Sign Will Leave Them Starstruck

Do you have trouble deciding on Christmas gift ideas for  your loved ones each year? What if the perfect gifts for everyone on your list were already written in the stars? If you’re ready to use your cosmic gift-giving talents to wow your friends, family members and coworkers with enlightening presents they really want to unwrap, this astrological gift-giving guide is sure to do the trick. Just make a list of everyone’s birthdays and we’ll help you get started. Aries (March...

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Early Bird Christmas Gifts Are Sure To Put A Spring In Your Step

Posted by on Mar 22, 2017 in Article of the Week, Blog, Christmas Gifts Articles, Gift Ideas Articles | 0 comments

Early Bird Christmas Gifts Are Sure To Put A Spring In Your Step

The first signs of spring are beginning to indicate that warmer weather is on its way- complete with sunshiny days and starry nights. While we’re pretty sure that Christmas gifts are not the first things topping your list this early in the season, we thought we would remind you that the big day is only nine short months away. And there are oodles of reasons why starting your gift finding adventure early this year will put a spring in your step now, and all year long. Hurry! Grab a nice...

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It’s Not Too Late for Last Minute Christmas Gifts in 2016

Posted by on Dec 22, 2016 in Article of the Week, Blog, Christmas Gifts Articles | 1 comment

It’s Not Too Late for Last Minute Christmas Gifts in 2016

Although Christmas is just a few days away, there is still time to order last minute Christmas gifts for your friends and family members this year. While we always have the best of intentions and plan to get our holiday shopping done early every year, something always tends to come up. Maybe you had to work extra hours at the office. Perhaps there are a few people that you simply had trouble finding unique gifts for. Or maybe you’ve already attended so many Christmas celebrations that the...

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Create a Scavenger Hunt for Christmas Gifts This Year

Posted by on Dec 12, 2016 in Article of the Week, Blog | 0 comments

Create a Scavenger Hunt for Christmas Gifts This Year

People love scavenger hunts! It doesn’t matter what time of year you have one. A Christmas gifts scavenger hunt is a unique and creative way to engage your kids in deductive reasoning and heighten the anticipation of opening Christmas gifts. It can be a fun Christmas activity for all ages at your upcoming holiday party, or a great way to add excitement on Christmas morning. So, how do you create a scavenger hunt for your Christmas gifts this year? Step 1: Choose an Age-Appropriate Scavenger...

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Make Decorating Your Christmas Tree a Family Event

Posted by on Dec 4, 2016 in Article of the Week, Blog | 0 comments

Make Decorating Your Christmas Tree a Family Event

The tradition of putting up a Christmas tree is a memory many children cherish. There are many rituals and activities associated with decorating the Christmas tree. If you want to create a Family Christmas Tree Event, here are some suggestions.       Get a Real Tree If your family doesn’t have a problem with allergies, then bring a real evergreen into your home this Christmas. Going out to get a Christmas tree is an exciting tradition for adults and kids alike.  Nothing beats...

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