Christmas music is an unforgettable staple of the holiday season: every December, pop charts and public venues are flooded by songs accented by jingle bells and soft triangle strikes, reminding the world that Christmas is around the corner. These three songs in particular are some of the most well-beloved around the world.
Although fun for participants, Christmas parties can be a stressful mess for the organisers: if improperly planned, a Christmas party can be full of last-minute changes that can ruin the party both for you and your guests. Keep in mind these tips to ensure your party goes ahead as planned, and proceeds smoothly all the way through.
A Secret Santa is relatively easy to organise: all you need to do is randomly assign the participants to each other, give them time to acquire a gift, and then meet up at a specific location and time to unwrap the gifts and enjoy the antics unfolding from that. To ensure that every step of this process unfolds seamlessly, follow this easy guide.
Over the centuries, Christmas lore has been shaped through countless pieces of literature, which have given us the image of the portly Santa, the ten reindeer, and the many Christmas anti-heroes like the Grinch and Ebenezer Scrooge. Here are three of some of the best Christmas books for the upcoming season.
Stocking fillers make great complementary gifts, allowing you to give small items that are useful despite lacking the capacity to be a main Christmas gift. People often struggle with filling a stocking, especially as the traditional filling of sweets begins to bore the recipients after several Christmas Days.
One of the best ways to pass the time in the run-up to Christmas is a well-rounded game night. However, tried and tested board games may not be enough to draw the family together. However, board games are not the only way to keep your family entertained through the wintry nights of December. Here are several games that will bring fresh excitement into family game night.
Christmas is an expensive time: the average family spends around £700 ($930) on Christmas every year, making the holiday one of the year’s greatest expenses. However, the price of Christmas is only so high because many people do not bother squeezing every penny they spend for what it is truly worth. To get better value for your money, follow these simple tips.