12 Popular Christmas Traditions to Create for Your Family

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12 Christmas Traditions


Hey, everyone! This is Lorelai from Life With Lorelai, and it is my turn to share with you some of the joys of Christmas. Christmas Traditions are the fabric of holiday memories.

Traditions passed down through the generations have made us who we are. They are special, they are meaningful, and we look forward to them each year. Maybe you will find a tradition (or few) that you will want to start in your family.

1. Celebrating St. Nicholas Day

St. Nicholas Day is a German family christmas tradition brought to the United States. Celebrated on December 6th.

Celebrating St. Nicholas Day from Lorelai at Life With Lorelai


2. Mocha Punch – It’s a Family Tradition!


Mocha Punch – It’s a Family Tradition! from Alli at An Alli Event


3. Advent Wreath

advent_wreath-moms-party-cafeAdvent Wreath – Planning for a Christ-centered Christmas from Jo at Mom’s Party Cafe


4. Candy Cane Legend with Printables

Candy Cane Legend - Life With Lorelai

Candy Cane Legend with Printables from Lorelai at Life With Lorelai


5. Swedish Advent Star


DIY Swedish Advent Star from Holly at Borei Design


6. The Christmas Pickle Game


The Christmas Pickle Game from Kelly at My Soulful Home


7. Christmas Music Playlist & Karaoke

A Playlist of all genre Christmas Music for hours of enjoyment and entertainment. Sing along with your favorite holiday tunes in karaoke.

Christmas Music Playlist & Karaoke from Lorelai at Life With Lorelai


8. Christmas Advent Calendars


Making Memories: Christmas Advent Calendars from Kim at Exquisitely Unremarkable


9. Magical Reindeer Food + Free Printable

This simple Christmas tradition will bring joy and magic to your child this holiday. Make magical reindeer food. Download a FREE Printable!

Magical Reindeer Food + Free Printable from Lorelai at Life With Lorelai


10. Elf on the Shelf


Elf on the Shelf from Alayna at Alayna’s Creations


11. 10 Traditions to Make Your Christmas Memorable


10 Traditions to Make Your Christmass Memorable from Rachel at Smart Mom Smart Ideas


12. The Making of a Christmas Tradition


The Making of a Christmas Tradition from Lara at Overstuffed

I hope you have enjoyed your adventure through Christmas traditions, and have found some that will help your family celebrate Christmas and the holiday season to the fullest.

Merry Christmas!


I hope you enjoyed this round-up of the best homemade Christmas food gifts. Be sure to check back every day now through December 12th for more exciting new Christmas ideas!


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Welcome to Made in a Day, I'm Kim, the home & lifestyle blogger, former wig stylist, and floral designer behind the blog. Living seaside in Southern California, my blog is where I share my love of DIY coastal decor, digital art prints, fun fashion DIYs, and great recipes. I also write about my experience as a former wig stylist who now wears a hair topper!

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