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12/09/2016

Holiday Bucket List

The holiday season is here, and it’s time to start acting like it! These activities are sure to put you in the Christmas spirit. No matter how warm or cold it is, the holidays are about spending time with the people you love and embracing the holiday spirit. Here's how we plan to celebrate the season!

Visit A Holiday Light Display

There are light displays all over the country that attract thousands of people every year. Check out some of the biggest light displays in the country here. One of them happens to be located in our hometown of Charleston, SC. The Holiday Festival of Lights boasts one of the country’s top light displays, with more than two million lights. There are also tons of Christmas-themed activities that make this experience more than just a display of lights.

holiday festival of lights

{Photo via Mom Elite}

Watch A Christmas Movie

Light a fire, drink some hot cocoa and watch a Christmas movie on a chilly winter night. Some of our favorites are Elf, Santa Claus, The Grinch Who Stole Christmas, The Polar Express and Home Alone. View a full list of the Top 25 Best Holiday Movies here.

christmas movies

{Photo via Finding Time To Fly}

Make Christmas Cookies

Christmas isn’t complete without an assortment of delicious Christmas cookies. Don’t worry, you don’t need to spend hours baking... just host a Christmas cookie exchange party for you and your friends so you all have an assortment of cookies to serve on Christmas! 

christmas cookies

{Photo via Lily and Val}

Host A Holiday Gift Exchange

Invite your closest friends over for a holiday party with a gift exchange. From Secret Santa to a White Elephant Exchange, this Christmas tradition is fun to do with friends, family, or coworkers. 

gift exchange

{Photo via 100 Layer Cake}

Spend Time Outside 

It’s never too cold to spend some time outdoors during the holidays. From sledding to ice skating to building a snowman, make sure you get outside and enjoy winter’s best gift: some crisp, white snow. 

snowman

{Photo via Midwinter Dream}

Make A Gingerbread House

You’re never too old to decorate a gingerbread house. Bring out your inner youth by crafting a gingerbread house that will impress all your guests. 

gingerbread house

{Photo via My Name is Snicker Doodle

Mix Up Some Christmas Cocktails For Your Holiday Party

Treat yourself this holiday with a cocktail that’s holiday appropriate. Make a signature drink that features the holiday’s best flavors.

cocktails

{Photo via Rockin Chalk}

Happy holidays from the Escapada Living team!

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