The Spirit of Christmas Embodied by Christmas Crackers

Christmas crackers are a fun addition to Christmas celebrations. They foster community and bring people together. The second someone sees Christmas crackers on the table as a Christmas meal is being served up their eyes light up. Generally, it is a good idea to have a Christmas cracker next to every plate on the table. […]

The New Year and Cultural Significance

Although many countries regard the start of the New Year as the 1st of January, this in itself is dependent on the Gregorian calendar and the circumcision of Christ (for Christians). However, for many other countries and cultures the specific date of when the New Year is ushered in differs. The first of January has […]

The Importance of the Humble Christmas Tree

A Christmas tree is one of the most important Christmas decorations that you will put up during the Christmas season. You have a wide variety of Christmas trees to choose from and making the decision is not always easy. Christmas trees come in a wide variety of shapes, sizes and colours. You might opt for […]

The Christmas Wreath Decoration as a Symbol of Christmas

Many people undervalue the importance of the Christmas wreath decoration when getting their home ready for Christmas. There are a few things to consider before you disregard the wreath as an unimportant decoration – once you know why it is important I am sure you will change your mind about it. Firstly, consider the shape […]

The Christmas Grinch

The Christmas Grinch is a character that was created by the famous children’s author, Dr. Seuss. It is about a particularly nasty monster who finds joy in ruining Christmas for all the boys and girls who are excited about the event. The Christmas Grinch has been used as the basis for a variety of works […]

Standard Christmas Colours

There is an array of standard Christmas colours that are used to symbolise Christmas. These are typically red, green and white. Whilst the meaning of these colours is fairly important – so is using them correctly. White is pretty easy; it is purity. If you put this into context regarding the birth of Jesus then […]

Smart Christmas Tree Decorating Ideas

If you are having trouble coming up with original Christmas tree decorating ideas then consider taking cues from your surroundings. If you have children of school age then they are likely to be making Christmas crafts while at school. Christmas tree decorating ideas can be drawn from the crafts that they are making. Consider using […]

Safety First – Christmas Light Decoration

Everyone loves Christmas lights. Before you start putting up your Christmas light decoration it is a good idea to test them first. This is important because they can be an electrical hazard if they have been sitting in a box since last year. The longer you keep your Christmas light decoration then the greater the […]

Rudolph Christmas Crafts

Rudolph the red nosed reindeer is probably one of the most recognisable Christmas icons. After Santa and Jesus, Rudolph is in close third place. For those of you who celebrate Christmas but have not ever heard of Rudolph the story goes that Rudolph was a red nose reindeer (with a very shiny nose). If you […]

Romantic Christmas Gifts – Don’t be Too Cheesy

Romantic Christmas gifts can be fairly hard to find without having them come across as overly cheesy or outright silly. That is why it pays to be a little selective in regards to selecting romantic Christmas gifts. It seems that the more you are able to pay for romantic Christmas gifts the less of the […]