After the troublesome pandemic, are you ready for the Christmas season? We believe that this is gonna be more exciting than last year. Now that the lockdown scenario is over and you have the freedom to move into the city, inviting guests for a party will not be a problem. But the retailers still have provided deals & offers online to make your Christmas safe and joyful. Finally, it is the time to explore new things with your friends and family, decorate the house and make delicious recipes.
What Makes this Day Special?
Christmas is the festival at which you get amazing presents from your close ones. This is the annual Christian festival on which the birth of Jesus Christ is celebrated mainly by Christians and people from other communities with great joy. Jesus was born in Bethlehem about 2000 years ago to help people get rid of their sufferings. According to the belief of Christians, Jesus Christ was the son of God who took birth on the earth to protect people who trust and believe in him and help them meet eternal life. This day is celebrated in around 160 countries across the world. Christmas eve is commemorated on 24th December every year which is the time of the winter season. But the celebration is not only for one day but the whole month is a season to exchange gifts, decorate homes and sing carols in the church.
Delightful Activities to Perform this Christmas
At this cultural festival, people exchange gifts, celebrate fiesta, social gathering takes place and spaces like homes are decorated. This annual occasion is not limited to these but a lot more! Let’s begin the fun with some engaging activities.
Send Gifts to Your Close Ones
Gifts are a way to show affection towards your close ones. These can be anything like an antique item or a product like a photo frame that can be usable. Most individuals share makeup, facial, body care kit as a gift. Kitchen tools, video games, electronics, perfumes, jewellery, chocolates etc are the useful things that are perfect to give on Christmas.
Do you know DIY greeting cards have a great impression on loved ones? They feel happy and gratified. So, use your crafts this time to create a Thank You card or a banner to put across the Christmas tree or send gifts to your special ones.
Clutter the Space and Do Charity
It is said that charity begins at home & it is also true in some ways. If you are shopping for new clothes or electronics then you can send old items to a charity so that these can be used by the people who can’t afford them. Have a kind heart and donate things that you no longer want in your wardrobe. You never know who might feel happy with your decluttered items.
Decorate Your Home with Lights, Banners, and More Decorations
Make this Christmas Eve a ‘no mess’ one by using an elegant decoration that will go perfect with the occasion.
Choose the Area: If you are thinking that the whole house will be decorated then you are getting it wrong. Spaces like the kitchen require a minimum of it. For Christmas decoration, areas like a room, garden, courtyard, lawn, porch, fence are perfect. A dog house can also be counted if you have one.
Lights: Lights create an ambience that cheers up everyone who belongs to the party. String lights will be appropriate for the areas that are mentioned above. These will give a warm environment to the home. Your friends will feel pleasant when they arrive at the party. On the other hand, remote control lights have a switch with ‘on or off’ functions that makes them convenient to use. Select warm lights as these are easy to maintain and are durable to use.
Banners: Banners are a great way to let your neighbours and guests know that you are in the mood for celebration. These are easy to hang and remove whenever required. You can choose two different types of banners; readymade or the ones created by using DIY techniques.
Pillow Covers: Cute Christmas pattern covers create a festive atmosphere at home. These can be used to take support at the back or to hold it when you sit on the couch. The print or pattern of the covers can be customized according to your needs. It can be a quote or pics of your baby or family, Christmas gnomes, tree or anything that you find creative.
Christmas Tree: It is the vital part of the occasion besides which you keep the Christmas gifts. The tree can either be a simple tree or one with artificial berries, lights, mini-sized hanging gifts etc. Consider buying a high-quality tree that could support the decorations that you would want to add.
Create A Photobooth
Christmas is celebrated once in a year so think of something quirky like creating your Photobooth. Wearing costumes like Santa Claus and reindeer style will look good to click lovely pictures. You can invite your friends to be a part of such an interesting activity. Making a DIY booth is such fun. Children can use their crafting and creative skills or use the old Christmas decorations to make a booth. This is gonna be fun, really!
Cook Delicious Dinner Recipes
Christmas and no mouth-watering dishes sound a bit strange, doesn’t it? Get into your kitchen and hold your gadgets to cook the best dinner ever. Christmas dinner should be memorable with great taste. We are sharing some of the dinner ideas with you.
Start your dine with starters! Welcome snacks should be light and fascinating like soups, pudding, mozzarella sticks with exotic dippings etc. These will be the best starters of the evening before moving on to the main course. Chicken dishes will fill your mouth with flavors. Surely these will consume your time but the end result would be mesmerizing. Don’t forget to place beverages such as cocktails, wine, coffee or fruit juice. Lastly, in desserts, prepare a cake with the flavor of your choice. Add cherries or choco chips if your kids like these!
Watch Movies or Web Series with Family
If you calculate that in a year how much quality time you have spent with your family, you will get the least answers. Our lives are so busy and hectic that we forget to spend precious time with the most important people in our lives, our family members. Now that the dinner is completed, put on your favorite show and double the fun.
Virtual Christmas Party
The pandemic has separated us from our social circle due to the regulation of social distancing. But this has also been helpful for our friends and family to stay in touch with digital platforms. Zoom, Google Hangout, Skype, Whatsapp call, etc are some of the mediums where you can connect with everyone and celebrate Christmas with great joy. You have to simply share a meeting link and it’s done, time for the party! Yay!
The Christmas festival is incomplete without the carols, dance and music. It is the time to invite friends and party hard. We have listed down some engaging activities that will be worth spending your time with your loved ones. So, what are you waiting for? Get ready for the ultimate fun.