Special holiday memories can be enjoyed for years to come when you present your loved ones with unique Christmas gifts for the home. Whether you are buying items for that newly married couple, a growing family, or Grandma and Grandpa, gifts that bring a special touch to your loved one’s home are a fabulous idea. Choose off the wall décor or one of a kind Christmas decorations to create conversation pieces, sentimental items to touch the heart, or even innovative products to make your loved... Read More
Just because a Christmas tree is normally a green evergreen propped up in your living room, doesn’t mean that there isn’t room for some creativity. A Christmas tree created with a lot of everyday objects requires a little bit of elbow grease. For the record fake plastic, Christmas trees aren’t going to make an appearance here. Most households have embraced the fake tree in a box. The trees discussed here will be found object projects.
So if you want to avoid the maintenance of a tree... Read More
There are so much delicious options for Christmas treats, that here are more wonderful holiday cookies that are ideal for a Christmas Cookie Exchange. For those who don’t know a Christmas Cookie Exchange is a type of Christmas party where the guests bring batches of cookies to trade. It is a creative and fun time for any baker.
The previous post Christmas Sweets Exchange featured holiday classics like sugar cookies, lebkuchens, and shortbread. This time around there are even more cookies... Read More
Choosing great Christmas gifts for guys who already seem to have everything their heart desires can be tricky. If trudging through the local sporting goods store has got you bummed, and the hardware store isn’t exactly your cup of tea, you might be contemplating broadening your shopping horizons for Christmas 2016. Before you fuel up the car and bundle up to prepare for a trip to shopping destinations of the unknown, however, STOP! We talked it over with the elves, we did a little searching,... Read More
The holiday season is prime baking and candy making time. Avid and beginning bakers alike take this time of year as a chance to make delicious and festive Christmas treats. There is even a type of Christmas party called a “Cookie Exchange.” Traditionally this type of Christmas party is done with a small group of people who agree to bring a batch of cookies to swap with each other.
Each guest brings cookies and comes home with a wide variety of Christmas treats for their own cookie... Read More
Does the thought of searching for Christmas gifts for her this holiday season have you all Scrooged out? Have you racked your brain for the best gift ideas for the woman in your life, only to end up empty handed, frustrated and sporting a headache? Do you dread the thought of trapesing aimlessly through the crowded mall? Are you ready to dazzle her with a beautiful jewelry gift without draining your wallet? Never fear! Super Elf from ChristmasGifts.com is here to save the day. We’ve rounded... Read More
Christmas parties are a great time to see old friends and family. Everyone gathers round good food, good sweets, and good conversation. But even a well thought party has times when a little levity could come in handy. If you notice a lull in your party’s enthusiasm, here are some festive and fun Christmas games that can keep the party going.
There are dozens of online downloadable Christmas Bingo cards for your own personal Bingo game. These cards have small Christmas... Read More
A popular image on Christmas themed social media right now is the wine bottle Christmas tree. These cool conversation pieces are nothing new, but the interest in bottle trees in general has sparked numerous articles, YouTube tutorials, and endless liked, pinned, and shared images. So, how do you make a wine bottle tree? Well, there are a few methods.
The Stacked Version
The most fragile and precarious method is to stack bottles. Some bottle tree builders like to build their tree around... Read More
Christmas 2016 is all about making girls feel empowered. The recent attention given to gender bias in the media is starting to affect gift guide selections. Yes, a girl can still find the classic toys, like a baby doll, Barbie Dream House, and stuffed animals; but more and more toys are embracing an educational slant. More and more toy companies are acknowledging that girls can have an interest outside of their tea sets.
Parents will now see more robotic toys and “techie” gifts suggested... Read More
Operation Christmas Child, a program that is devoted to bringing a bit of Christmas cheer to children who are less fortunate, is touching the lives of people in more than 100 countries. Christmas gifts are something that many of us take for granted. Sadly, there are children all over the world who never receive presents for the holidays at all. This very special group of churches, businesses and individuals worldwide has joined forces to change that for as many kids as... Read More
Christmas time is a season when people really notice the needs of the less fortunate. Many charities see an uptake in their donations and public interest during the holiday season. There are many wonderful organizations that try to make simple day to day needs a little easier for those who need them. Since these charities know Christmas is their biggest season, their most memorable campaigns are often Christmas related. Here are some national charities that do their part to make the holiday... Read More
A Christmas tree brings a festive touch to your holiday home. They’re wonderful for bringing families together, boosting the excitement of the upcoming holiday, and inspiring creative Christmas gift ideas.
As we begin the countdown to Christmas, it’s time to start thinking about putting up your own Christmas tree. Where do you begin? While there is actually a lot that goes into choosing the perfect tree for the holidays, it’s not as complicated as you might think. Just follow these... Read More
We are having an amazing christmas giveaway. You can be the lucky winner to receive this Tooks Bluetooth Wireless Classic Beanie. The Tooks Classic headphone beanie is everything that you are looking for and more. The perfect gift for that active music lover in your life, this basic knit audio beanie is made from 100% bulk acrylic and offers an embroidered Tooks logo on the back for a stylish and comfortable fit you simply won’t find anywhere else. You can see the Tooks product info... Read More
Sometimes the best Christmas gifts are the simplest ones. When you are out of ideas for that perfect gift, the solution may be to think outside of the box. That is why a current popular trend in Christmas gifts is various sizes and shapes of glass jars and whatever you can fit into them. If you don’t mind a little DIY and tons of creativity, then these holiday gift jar ideas can take the stress out of gift giving this holiday season.
Smorgasbord in a Jar Food is a common choice to... Read More
Gift baskets are a great way to combine a variety of items and create one magnificent gift for your loved ones. They are a wonderful Christmas gift idea for friends who live far away, coworkers at the office, or just about anyone on your list. Unfortunately, the generic baskets you find at the local discount store downtown are usually less than desirable. They’re typically sparsely filled with ho-hum products. Even the department stores at the mall often carry baskets that are overpriced... Read More
Wearing the cheesiest, tackiest, and yes, at times offensive Christmas sweater has become a seasonal tradition. Many company parties and social holiday gatherings have made “The Ugly Christmas Sweater” the uniform of choice. There is even a National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day!
If you enjoy the idea of wearing an awful sweater and embracing the humor and nostalgia of this trend, then we have some websites in this post that will hook you up!The Official National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day... Read More
Giving personalized Christmas gifts is a wonderful way to let your loved ones know that you put a little extra time and thought into your shopping adventure. Even the most ordinary of gifts becomes extraordinary when a name, initials, or special sentiment is added. Many department stores and even discount stores carry items with common names, so if your loved one is named Bob or Ann finding a personalized present can be pretty easy. But gifts like those aren’t really that personal now, are... Read More
Christmas Eve is the most magical night of the year. Why not add a fun tradition to the excitement of the evening? Some families observe the tradition of a “Night Before Christmas Box.” What is a Night Before Christmas Box?
Well, a Night Before Christmas Box is a gift given to each member of the family before Christmas morning. This box can be a large communal gift, or it can be individual gifts. These boxes can be given the week of Christmas or the night before Christmas Eve. It really... Read More
Are you tired of spending Christmas vacation stuck at home? Does it seem like the four walls that surround you are sucking you in to yet another season filled with boring holiday rituals and ho-hum habits? Perhaps it’s time you escaped on an exciting Christmas adventure this year. There are lots of great destinations throughout the United States that can easily become your home away from home for the holidays, regardless of your budget. Unfortunately, reservations at many of these exciting... Read More
Christmas trees have been a symbol of the holiday season for many years. From tiny, tabletop versions that add a festive touch to the home or office to magnificent trees decorated for public display, we find these dazzling creations all over the world during Christmas. Some are all decked out in twinkling lights, elaborate ornaments and all that glitters, while others are trimmed in candy, pinecones and popcorn. Some of the most spectacular Christmas trees aren’t even trees at all! To help... Read More
In this digital age sending a card for any occasion has become quaint and old fashion. However, the act of sending a Christmas card has become nostalgic and in some ways intimate. People still send Christmas cards, but they reserve them for a privileged few. Nice cards are expensive, and in today’s market have to be quirky or creative to keep up with today’s buying public.
If you enjoy the romance of snail mail, here are some tips to make sure your Christmas cards impress this year.
The... Read More
Most of us have Christmas traditions we share with our friends and families during the holiday season. While some customs are pretty normal, others might seem a bit bizarre to the average outsider. While you might think it’s wacky that Uncle Mike dresses up his truck like Rudolph every year, or a little weird that Aunt Betty wears the same ugly Christmas sweater for a week prior to the big day, those behaviors pale in comparison to some of the strange things we discovered throughout the rest... Read More
Halloween is a time of year when anybody can be anything. Although most people opt for pop culture trends like movie characters and superheroes for their Halloween costumes; there is a costume for a fan of anything. Happily, Christmas lovers don’t have to look very hard for a costume that can pull double duty on both Halloween and Christmas Eve.
If your idea of dress up fun involve the sound of sleigh bells, then here are some awesome Christmas themed Halloween costumes from... Read More
Chances are, you are probably pretty familiar with the whole Elf on the Shelf tradition that has basically taken over the nation in the last few years. This tiny trickster invades the shelves, cubby holes, nooks and crannies, and other peculiar places in holiday homes throughout the world, keeping a watchful eye on the day’s happenings for Santa during the holidays. As legend has it, he quietly observes the behavior of all the home’s residents, and then magically flies back to the North... Read More
List of Gift Ideas
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... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More