Christmas Eve Essentials

Wednesday, 20 December 2017

I don't know about you, but I feel that half the festiveness and fun that surrounds Christmas, is in Christmas Eve. Christmas Eve always used to be an exciting day, as it's the night that Santa comes whilst you sleep, of course. Some families have their little Christmas Eve traditions, and I think that's such a lovely thing to share together. Whether you get to open one of your presents early, whether you go to church, whether you have an evening in together, I thought to come up with a list of things that could make your Christmas Eve the best.

  • Christmas films.
  • Chocolate (yes, all of the Quality Streets, Roses, Celebrations or Heros).
  • Pj's of course! Paired with your favourite dressing gown, slippers and/or fluffy socks.
  • Or, if you're not a pj wearer, maybe a cheesy Christmas jumper. 
  • Puzzles or board games.
  • Candles (if you're in the mood for some down time), or even an advent candle.
  • Playing cards.
  • Blankets - the more, the better.
  • Other kinds of snacks... like those oversized biscuit selection boxes, yum. 
  • Music. 
  • Santa tracker.
  • A mince pie, carrot, beer or milk - whatever you leave out for Santa Clause. 
  • A DIY activity, such as decorating gingerbread men, or even building a gingerbread house.
  • Alcohol (obviously if you're of age).
  • Christmas hats.
  • A big mug of tea, coffee or hot chocolate (How cute is this one?!)
  • Face masks.
  • Wrapping paper - for wrapping those last minute presents.

How do you spend your Christmas Eve?
Amber X


  1. Great post! We always go to Christmas Eve mass and I think once we leave the church the stress is gone. We're reminded what Christmas is all about, and I feel so much more relaxed.

    Jennifer | Mrs Q Beauty

  2. I was thinking about buying my parents board game and we could play it during evenings :)

  3. That's such a cute mug!
    I'm all for this entire list on xmas eve ;)

    Love, Charline | Charline Has a Blog  

  4. Great ideas! I have never really had Christmas Eve traditions but I would love to try some of your things out!


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