Festive Christmas Paper Dinnerware

When it comes to entertaining for Christmas, it’s all too easy to overextend ourselves. The temptation is to skip having a party entirely in order to prevent ourselves from getting too stressed. But what’s the fun in that? It is far better to have people over, even if the gathering is simple.

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Miniature Christmas Pickle Ornaments

pickle ornamentHave you heard of pickle ornaments? I think they’re fantastic, especially because they’re offbeat and unique. I was browsing through Amazon looking for any last minute Christmas gifts, and I came across these bright green pickle ornaments. At first, I thought it was just a one-off. But, when I searched for more pickle ornaments, I found a TON. It’s apparently a “thing”.

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Christmas Tree Skirts

Christmas treeFor the first few years of my life as an adult and having a Christmas tree, I would continually forget to put down a tree skirt. I moved around so many times in my twenties, I would often forget where my tree skirt really was. I didn’t always unpack all my boxes because sometimes I wouldn’t be in the same place for long enough. It was easier to only unpack the things that I needed.

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Christmas Burner Covers

Christmas burner coversDuring the Christmas season, it’s the little decorative touches that make a huge difference. Yes, most of us trim a tree – but it’s those little thing, like the Christmas burner covers pictured here, that make the home feel extra festive.

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Twinings Christmas Tea Under $5

twinings-christmas-teasI am a sucker for a delicious cup of tea. In fact, I seem to drink tea all year long, nearly every day. It’s not only good for you, but it tastes great too! Christmas is a special time of year, though, because many tea companies, such as Twining, release their special edition teas. I usually stock up when I find them so I can enjoy them all year!

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Christmas Stickers Under $5

 

christmas-stickers-under-5Stickers are an easy and inexpensive way to spread some holiday cheer!When I was a child, I had a sticker collection. As an adult, I love stickers almost as much, especially at Christmas. In fact, I am addicted to them. I put them on everything – wrapped gifts, Christmas cards, my forehead,  … Okay, I only did that once. Each year, I need to stock up because I use them up rather quickly.

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Christmas Marshmallow Peeps

christmas marshmallow peeps

So, the Christmas shopping is done, or nearly done. The gifts are wrapped, or almost wrapped. Now what? It’s time to consider buying those special little extras to give as a stocking stuffers or to top one of your presents. I find that Christmas Marshmallow Peeps are a definite favorite amongst those on my list. Maybe because I personally love them so much?

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Christmas Cupcake Boxes

christmas-cupcake-boxesCupcakes are a  popular trend right now and when Christmas comes around, they’ll be even more popular than. Modern cupcakes are large and filled with a variety of flavors.They are also very creative and artistic. Do you have a cupcake lover in your life? Then baking up a batch of cupcakes or buying cupcakes from a  shop are both excellent choices for Christmas gifts.

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Christmas Lifesaver Stocking Stuffers

christmas-lifesaver-stocking-stufferEach year, Santa gave me a Lifesaver Storybook in my stocking. After a while, I realized it just doesn’t feel like Christmas unless I either receive one of these as a gift or give one to someone myself. Even though I am not crazy about all the flavors (though, I still swoon over butterscotch) I know that the holiday isn’t complete without them.

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