Christmas Jokes and Stories

Commaful & All Things Christmas Short Stories Winners

In the month of December 2019 we sponsored a Creative Short Story content over at Commaful. If you're not familiar with them, Commaful is a site for writers to share short stories, poems, fanfiction, and more. You can learn more on the writer's page. The winning entries (picked from the top-upvoted submissions) were awarded the chance to be featured right here on All Things Christmas, and I couldn't be more excited to share the winning entries. Christmas Short Stories There were dozens of entries, and I read *most* of them, which were extremely creative. In the end I couldn't choose…

Christmas Decorations

The Naughty and Nice Year Glass from the Christmas Imaginarium

Every now and again someone comes along and makes a huge impact on how we Celebrate Christmas. Be it Clement Clarke Moore (allegedly) or Normal Rockwell . For my money, this generation can count on Russell Ince to leave his mark on the way we think of Christmas, and in particular, Santa Claus. Santa Claus, The Book of Secrets Published originally in 2013, Russell's Ince's Santa Claus the Book of Secrets has sparked an empire of sorts, including the opening of his very own store on the Isle of Wight called The Christmas Imaginarium. Within it, you'll find a host of unique…

Christmas Traditions

DIY Christmas Book Advent Calendar

Are you looking for a magical way to build up the excitement to Christmas with young children? I might have the perfect idea for you today especially if you have a little book worm. I still remember my eldest daughter’s second Christmas, she was just 20 months old. I wanted an advent calendar for her and a way for us to enjoy the Christmas build up together. I didn't really see how giving her a square of chocolate everyday was going to much more than get her in to the habit of expecting chocolate everyday. Then I came across the…

Christmas Jokes and Stories

Start a New Advent Tradition with Clausen Family Countdown to Christmas

It's become more and more popular in the last few years, to gift a book a day in December - as a countdown to Christmas. Sometimes this means forgoing the regular Chocolate Advent, or perhaps in addition to. While you could get books from Thrift stores or Dollar stores, it can still be an expensive endeavour. What's more, is that there's no continuity. A New Book Advent Tradition The Jannie Tharp saw the flaws in this system and perfected it. By using a traditional family Christmas Village as the setting - she has published a book series which is a…