1. Have a Drink
What’s the one thing you absolutely want to do when the kids have finally fallen asleep Christmas Eve? Absolutely! Whether hot or cold, with or without spirits, getting a beverage in your hands is a soothing way to end the evening. To help you get in the mood, here’s some libations you can enjoy... Hot, cold, stiff or not!
2. Watch a movie
“Every time a bell rings, an angel gets his wings.”
You may love the classics, or the latest and greatest. Each Christmas movie has it’s charms. Perhaps, you enjoy the mirth of slapstick, or the splendor of the Spirit. Whichever you love, here’s a list of some of the best classic Christmas movies, which in some cases, have been remade a time or two..
- A Christmas Story
- Holiday Inn
- A Christmas Carol
- Christmas In Connecticut
- The Bishop’s Wife
- Little Women
- Irving Berlin’s White Christmas
- It’s A Wonderful Life
- Miracle on 34th Street
- Babes in Toyland
3. Have Posh Desserts
They kids may want chocolate and vanilla, but your tastes are much more refined! A palatable and exquisite dish that’s a feast for your eyes and taste buds. We’ve put together a tantalizing dessert menu of decadence just for you!
- Apple Cranberry Crisp
- Bailey’s Irish Cream Cheesecake
- S'more Shooters
- Raspberry Cream Cheese Pinwheels
- Peppermint Mocha Mousse Cake
4. Set Up Santa’s Visit Together
This is the perfect to have some fun! There’s a sweet, and almost giddy feeling you get on Christmas Eve when you have little ones. The anticipation of the morning and their faces lighting up when they see Santa’s footprints, or glove left behind, makes the day all the more enjoyable.
The easiest way is with one of the kits from Santa Proof, which contains all the necessary items to help you create the scene.
5. Exchange Gifts
Homemade, handcrafted, out of the box, collectable, brilliant, or bedazzling, ‘tis the season to show your significant other how thoughtful you can be. Gifts are amazingly difficult to figure out, so we’ve put together a few ideas to help you.
- Consider their needs - Get something they can use.
- Spend a day or two observing - see what they use around the house, or may be missing.
- Take them on a window shopping trip.
- Call one of their friends or family member for help.
6. Snuggle in front of a fireplace
There’s nothing like sitting next to your love watching a fire. It’s amazing. The crackle of the fire, the beautiful flames dancing in the hearth.“But I don’t have a fireplace!” Don’t worry, your tv’s got you covered. You can find a fireplace on Netflix, Amazon, and even Youtube. Some even play Christmas music too! Here’s the one I’ve been listening to: Christmas Smooth Jazz Music & Relaxing Fireplace