25 things to do this christmas season | olive june

25 things to do this christmas season

1. visit a local german christmas market 
2. decorate your christmas tree with just metallic colors  
3. go see the nutcracker in theater 
4. make a homemade wreath for your front door- here are some great ones
5. make mulled wine or cider
6. bake your own gingerbread
7. compile your own christmas playlist {i love she & him, james taylor, and dolly and kenny}
8. make your own advent calendar
9. get a photo with santa 
10. build a bonfire and make a cheeseboard 
11. create a new and unique christmas day menu {with some traditional dishes, too!}
12. watch elf {a must}
13. kiss the person you love, under the mistletoe
14. volunteer 
15. host a champagne-only gathering {maybe with some fun tapas!} 
16. play board games
17. read a book with a cup of hot chocolate or a peppermint mocha 
18. build a snowman {i really miss snow at christmas time- i feel so lucky to have lived in a place where we had snow almost every year as a kid}
19. make paper snowflakes
20. put up a nativity scene
21. dance in the kitchen while baking grandma's cookie recipe {or mom's pumpkin roll}
22. visit grandparents
23. buy woolly, cozy socks
24. make your own diy gift tags
25. do a random act of kindness 

what would you add? what are your favorite things to do in december? 
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1 comment:

  1. This is an awesome list! These are some great things to do. I love the buying woooly socks ideas! I might just borrow this idea for a blog post (: Happy Holidays ♥