The holiday spirit is in the air folks and although it may not be snowing yet in Missouri L (fingers crossed we get a light dusting before xmas) it most definitely still feels like Christmas! The trick to remaining in the holiday spirit even when you live in a state lacking snow, is involving yourself in all things Christmas! We believe that this is essential in order to keep the holiday spirit going, therefore we have compiled a list of all of our favorite Christmas activities and Christmas movies!
Top Christmas activities
-Decorate your ass off!
-Christmas light displays- STL has a few great displays (Tillis Park downtown and the Way of Lights in Belleville) http://www.stlouisco.com/parksandrecreation/thingstodo/winterwonderland
-Create a Christmas tradition (Elf on a shelf, Xmas PJ’s, Visiting Santa the options are endless)
-If you’re close to a city, locate a local Christmas pop up bar! STL has a great Christmas pop up bar called Miracle
-Create a Christmas playlist
-Make an ornament
-Christmas cookie baking
-Make a gingerbread house
-Christmas party with friends (Friendsmas/ugly sweater Christmas party. We just had ours this past Saturday! Hence the themed outfits)
-Go see a Christmas play or ballet (A Christmas carol, the nutcracker)
-Watch holiday episods of your favorite sitcoms
-Watching Christmas movies and snuggling up with a nice baileys and hot chocolate or eggnog 😉 & queue Christmas movies…
Christmas movie list
-Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer– the original cartoon and the claymation series!
-Frosty the snowman
-How the Grinch stole Christmas (New and old)
-National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation
-Miracle on 34th street
-A Charlie Brown Christmas
-Santa Clause 2
-The polar express
-The Holiday (One of my all-time favorite movies)
-A Christmas Carol
We hope you all have an amazing weekend, and take full advantage of all the holiday festivities!
Sweater- I got mine from pretty little thing but it’s all sold out. Here are some other cute Christmas sweaters: