Ladies! We all know how stressful the Holiday season can be for some of us. Please welcome my friend Ginger Tarkowski as she shares some of the ways she gets into the the spirit for the season!
Ginger is a mom of 2 and she loves her kids more than anything. She is a Christmas fanatic who loves spending time with her family as much as possible. 


How to Get In the Spirit for the Holiday Season

The holiday season is finally here, and it really is the most wonderful time of the year. There is so much excitement in the air that everything can become so hectic. If you’re ready to get into the holiday spirit, read on for some ways you can get ready for the season!

Listen to your favorite tunes

There is nothing better to get you in the mood for Christmas than bopping along to some festive music. Turn on some of your favorite classics when you’re cleaning around the house or cooking dinner (or even getting started on your holiday baking)! You’ll instantly feel a sense of cheer with Christmas carols as your background music for whatever you’re doing. If you want an update for your music collection, check out some of the 2018 Christmas albums that recently came out.

Watch Christmas movies

Another really simple way to get in the mood for the holidays is to spend a lazy Saturday night watching Christmas movies. Bake some cookies and sit back to enjoy some family-friendly Christian movies that you and your kids will love. With so many options, you’re sure to get in the spirit after watching a couple of feel-good holidays flicks.

Start decorating

If you’re ready to start celebrating Christmas, that means it’s time to decorate! It’s quite impossible to not be in a holiday mood when your house looks so festive. If you don’t know where to start, utilize some of these decorating tips to give you some ideas. Start simple and add in minimalist pieces to bring some spirit into your home, that way you can add more later if you want. You’ll love coming home every day to your lovely decorating, and you’ll feel very holly jolly!

Set up a hot chocolate bar

Getting ready for the holidays can be done through so many simple actions, like a hot chocolate bar. Opt for a homemade hot cocoa recipe to keep the flavors authentic, set out an assortment of mugs, and get started! Make sure to include lots of extra treats to add to your hot chocolate, like peppermint sticks, mini marshmallows, and whipped cream. With the colder weather this time of year, your mug of hot chocolate will warm you up from the inside out!

Host a holiday party

Not all holiday parties have to be over the top. You can plan a really simple gathering for your closest friends and family to spread your excitement for the season. Encourage everyone to wear their festive attire, make festive Christmas treats, and cozy up your house so everyone feels welcome! You can invite your guests to bring a small gift to exchange or simply just bring a dish to pass.

 

Do you have any favorite Holiday traditions or any fun ways to get into the Holiday spirit? Share them in the comments!