All Things Christmas

The Story of Mistletoe and other Christmas Symbols

Christmas Symbols, Guest Blogs

  Christmas is the season for joy and forgiveness, however it is also full of strange and beautiful traditions we all follow without really understanding. In this article I will look at 5 of these Christmas traditions and attempt to explain the history behind it, when did it start?       1 – Mistletoe:

Best Christmas Gifts for Dogs of 2012

Gift Suggestions

    It’s 2012 and buying a gift for your Canine should definitely be a part of the Christmas tradition, mainly because they’re an important part of the family. You may think that purchasing a gift for a dog should be easy as pie, for instance a scrumptious bone or a squeaky toy, but choosing

Top 5 Christmas Gifts for your Sister

Gift Suggestions

      Christmas shopping for your sister can either be like shopping for the most high maintenance girl you know or for the most easy going girl who is always satisfied with the “it’s the thought that counts”. If you’re a sister shopping for a sister the gift must be brilliant although if you’re

10 things not to do During a Christmas Party

Christmas Greetings, Christmas Parties, Holiday Planning, Spirit of Christmas, Top

  It’s the holiday time of the year; which calls for mouthwatering food, drink and, of course, multiple invitations to the best Christmas parties. This is for those who are still recovering from past shameful Christmas party experiences or those who are attending a Christmas party for the first time and need some tips on

Christmas Turkey

Main Dishes, Recipes

While Christmas meals vary from place to place, our favourite Christmas main will always be a Roasted Turkey! Here’s a great recipe, courtesy of Jamie Oliver!     Serves: 8-10 hungry people.   Ingredients for the turkey: • 5kg turkey, preferably free-range or organic • olive oil • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

No-Bake Cherry Cheese Cake

Cakes, Desserts, Recipes

This recipe has been submitted by one of our users, Patricia, from Athens, Ohio!   Prep Time: 10 minutes.   Cook Time: None   Number of Servings: approximately 10     Ingredients: 1 ready made graham cracker crust 1 (8 oz.) cream cheese 1/2 c. sugar 1 (8 oz.) Cool Whip Prepared cherry fruit topping

Christmas.com Leaks the 2012 ‘Naughty or Nice’ List for the World’s Top Brands

Company News

The Official Site of Christmas™ Uses Twitter Data to Determine Who is Naughty and Who is Nice: Coke vs. Pepsi — Apple vs. Samsung — Microsoft vs. Google — and 50+ more.   Maple Ridge, BC, Canada, 11-16-2012 — Christmas.com, the Official Site of Christmas™, released today the results of its 2012 Best of Brands

Top 5 Christmas Gifts for ‘Tweens in 2012

Gift Suggestions

Tweens, a strange age and almost impossible to shop for! Not yet a teenager but not a child, right in the middle and stereotypically unpredictable. So what do they want for Christmas?  Listed below are 5 great gifts that those picky ‘tweens are bound to love!   1.) Babycakes Cupcake Maker: http://www.christmas.com/ideadetails/24192/ This little machine

White Christmas (I’m dreaming of a …)

Christmas Carols

I’m dreaming of a white Christmas Just like the ones I used to know Where the treetops glisten, and children listen To hear sleigh bells in the snow     I’m dreaming of a white Christmas With every Christmas card I write May your days be merry and bright And may all your Christmases be

While Shepherds Watched their Flocks

Christmas Carols

While shepherds watched their flocks by night, All seated on the ground, The angel of the Lord came down, And glory shone around, And glory shone around.     “Fear not!” said he, for mighty dread Had seized their troubled mind. “Glad tidings of great joy I bring To you and all mankind To you

While By My Sheep

Christmas Carols

While by my Sheep I Watched at Night, Glad tidings brought an angel bright:     Refrain: How great my joy, great my joy, Joy, joy joy, Joy, joy joy, Praise we the Lord in heav’n on high. Praise we the Lord in heav’n on high.     There shall be born, so He did

Torches

Christmas Carols

Torches, torches, run with torches All the way to Bethlehem! Christ is born and now lies sleeping: Come and sing your song to him!     Torches, torches, run with torches All the way to Bethlehem! Christ is born and now lies sleeping: Come and sing your song to him!     Ah, roro, roro,

This Endris Night

Christmas Carols

This endris night I saw a sight A star as bright as day And ‘ere among a maiden sang Lullay bye bye lullay This lovely lady sat and sang And to her child did say “My son, my brother, father, dear Why liest thou thus in hay” The child then spoke in his talking And

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The Wexford Carol

Christmas Carols

Good people all, this Christmas time, Consider well and bear in mind What our good God for us has done, In sending His belovèd Son. With Mary holy we should pray To God with love this Christmas Day; In Bethlehem upon the morn There was a blest Messiah born.     The night before that

The Twelve Days of Christmas

Christmas Carols

On the first day of Christmas, my true love sent to me A partridge in a pear tree.     On the second day of Christmas, my true love sent to me Two turtle doves, And a partridge in a pear tree.     On the third day of Christmas, my true love sent to