Category: By Holiday (page 2 of 4)

Holidays & traditions, and the gifts that go along with them. We provide lots of creative gift ideas, but more than that we’re interested in using this space to explore the holidays themselves and the traditions we associate with them.

Hopefully you come away inspired to begin new traditions with your family. Maybe you’ll start Jolabokaflod, which is our favorite book-related holiday tradition, or perhaps you’ll looking for new Christ-Centered Christmas Traditions that Children Love.

You may want to incorporate more plain-old-fashioned fun and joy into your Christmas activities. In that case, here are 15 Joyous Christmas Traditions to start with your family this upcoming holiday season.

21 Best Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Today we’re going to be talking about Father’s Day gifts, because it’s just about that time of year again.

Hard to believe, right?

If you’re like a lot of people, sometimes it can seem difficult to shop for your dad. That’s because, well, you love your dad, and each year you strive to find that one special gift that you just know he’ll love… instead of the same old hair pomade, tie or gift card.

Not that there’s anything wrong with any of those items if that’s what your dad really likes!

But if you feel like you always come up short in the gift-giving arena (even though your dad always says he loves what you get him no matter what it is), take a look through these awesome Father’s Day gift ideas we’ve curated for you.

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10 Last Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts to Get RIGHT NOW

We’re going to give you 10 truly last-minute Valentine’s Day gifts that you can make, buy, or otherwise arrange right away.

Like, literally RIGHT NOW.

You have your reasons. Let’s not waste time. Instead, truly impress your significant other with the perfect Valentine’s Day gift…

… which just happens to be something you can pull off in the next half hour.

Ready? GO.

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Valentine’s Day Quotes for Family (Especially Kids!)

Here we have dozens of the best Valentine’s Day quotes for your family.

When writing Valentine’s Day cards, everyone wants to say something special. Something that shows the recipient how much you love and care for them.

While you can easily apply this to anyone in your family, these V-Day quotes are especially ideal for kids. Below, we have creative and meaningful messages for kids (from you to them) and from kids (to their siblings or parents).

Plus we have more great stuff, including funny Valentines quotes and jokes, brief quotes suitable for any relative, young or old, plus longer messages that come from the heart.

Read on for the best Valentine’s Day Quotes for Family!

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Top 10 Valentine’s Day Gifts for Him

As February 14th draws ever closer, your hunt for Valentine’s Day gifts for him is ramping up. Creative ideas abound everywhere, of course, but maybe you could benefit from some some extra-special gift-giving inspiration.

“Um, yes please!” you’re probably thinking. “That’s why I’m here! Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and I still need to find the perfect gift for my husband/boyfriend. The more unique the better!”

Well, we’re happy to report that you’ve arrived at your Valentine’s one-stop shop for the special guy in your life. No matter what type of guy your man is (and you already know he’s the best), we’ve carefully curated this list to feature a little something special for everyone.

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Top 10 Valentine’s Day Gifts for Her

The Day of Love is just around the corner once again. (Already?!?) So today we’re here to help by taking a look at some sweet Valentine’s Day gifts for her.

What exactly do you have in mind for this year for the special lady in your life?

Maybe you’re hoping to find a gift that’s really romantic, or funny, or practical, or a combination of all three. Or perhaps you have absolutely no idea what to get her, and don’t even know where to begin looking.

Maybe your significant other is actually really hard to shop for (admit it; we won’t tell!) and you need some outside-the-box gift ideas that will truly surprise her.

If any of these describes your Valentine’s Day gift shopping experience, keep reading.

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What to Put on Your Christmas List

Are you asking, “What should I put on my Christmas list?”

Your family and friends have been bugging you, but you have no idea what to tell them.

Well, guess what? You’re not alone!

There are plenty of people who have no idea what to put on their Christmas lists. I’m one of them.

You’re maybe a little like me in some way. Perhaps you have very few things that you really want. Maybe you regularly experience buyer’s remorse, or second-guess every possible purchase.

Well, worry no longer. I’ve got you covered.

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10 Old Christmas Movies to Watch Every Year

Old Christmas movies can evoke some of the greatest warm fuzzies of the entire holiday season. There’s something special about finishing off the leftover Thanksgiving pie, curling up with a blanket and a cup of cocoa, and queuing up an old, sentimental, classic holiday flick.

There’s plenty of old Christmas movies to choose from. You’re already familiar with the most famous ones (Rudolph, Wonderful Life, White Christmas).

We’ll list those, but if you’re looking to start a great annual holiday tradition of watching old Christmas films, you’re going to want some new material.

Below, our list features 10 of the best but not quite as popular Christmas gems. These are classic flicks that you may not have seen, or possibly even heard of.

Trust me, if you like old films, these are pure gold.

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21 Best Christmas Gifts for Men

The holidays are officially upon us, and it’s time to start thinking about your annual hunt for the best Christmas gifts for men. You have your husband to shop for, your dad, your brother, your friends, that one cousin who already has everything… and so many more!

Can anyone say, “‘Tis the season (to be stressed out)!?”

This time of year can be particularly overwhelming, especially when you don’t know where to even begin your gift search for the men in your life. Unfortunately, it’s too easy to take your mind off the true meaning of giving when you’ve got a long list of friends and family to shop for.

Hopefully we can take a little bit of that stress away with this list featuring 21 of the best Christmas gifts for men.

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10 Classic Christmas Books to Read Aloud as a Family

Let’s talk about classic Christmas books to read aloud to your family this holiday season!

There’s something about long wintery evenings (maybe because it gets dark at 4 pm) that begs for a cheery fire, some cozy slippers, hot cocoa, and a stack of books as high as the mantle.

And there’s nothing better than reading a classic and beloved book together with your family. You will all take in the same beloved story at the same pace, enjoying the thrills and despairs along with the characters who will come to feel like part of the family.

Here ten of my favorite classic Christmas books to read aloud as a family. Bookmark this list if you’re stuck looking for your next holiday story time tale!

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