Travel

9 romantic getaway ideas for every couple

Poets, songwriters, and artists have waxed eloquence about love since ages. It’s easier to tell your partner that you need their love seven days a week.

But let’s face it – love and romance require some hard work. Whether you are in the initial days of your relationship or celebrating decades of being together, you will always need something extra to keep the sparks shining. Date nights can be one example of spending time together. But they might rarely be enough; unless you guys go through something that Tina Fey and Steve Carell went through in the 2010 film, Date Night. But a regular date night turning into a night full of adventure is best left to the movies. In reality, you need something to give you and your partner a break from your routine. So why not go on an amazing romantic getaway?

A dash of fun and a sprinkle of adventure once in a while can do a lot to keep the romance alive. You can also spend some quiet time with your favorite person in a private resort to fall in love all over again. Here are a few romantic weekend getaway ideas – whether you’re looking for getaways on Valentine’s or to celebrate your anniversary.

Whisk your love away for a quick romantic weekend
Looking for romantic weekend getaway ideas close to home? A quick romantic vacation can be a great way to take a break from the everyday hustle. You can plan a short and sweet surprise for your SO (significant other) by taking them away to one of the best getaways for couples across the country. Here are a few romantic places for a quick weekend getaway:

  • Vintage Surfari Wagon, Los Angeles, California: Are you and your partner more of an adventurous kind? If yes, then this might be just be the perfect getaway spot where you can reignite the spark via road-trippin’. You can rent a VW camper bus from Vintage Surfari Wagons in California and hit the road leaving behind the humdrum for a couple of days. These retro buses from the ‘70s and ’80s are equipped with renovated interiors, a dining table, and a couch that can be converted to a full-size bed. These buses also have camping equipment, kitchen essentials, cleaning supplies, and potable water. You can either go on a pre-planned desert trip, or you can choose to cruise along your own route up Highway 1. The cost will range from $140 to $270 per day depending on the season and vehicle.
  • Blackberry Farms, Smoky Mountains, Tennessee: If you and your partner are looking for a stress-free and tranquil mini-vacation, head out south to Blackberry Farms near Smoky Mountains, Tennessee. This 4,200-acre family-owned farm has been ranked number 1 by Bon Appetit magazine. And why not? It has one of the most extensive wine lists (160,000 bottles!). Moreover, you will get farm-fresh food, as the hotel sources nearly all the ingredients from its own kitchen gardens and farms. Sign up for couples’ activities like wellness workshops, cooking demonstrations, yoga, Zumba, and couples’ massage sessions. You can make the best of your romantic weekend by trying out something new with your partner. Go for kayaking, canoeing, fly-fishing, carriage rides, hiking, archery, paintball, biking, or horseback riding. For cost and other details, check the official website of Blackberry Farms.
  • Firelight Camps, Ithaca, New York: Want to experience the outdoors, but with indoor comfort? Then glamping, an ultra-glamorous style of camping, might just be for you and your partner. Firelight Camps are situated on the grounds of La Tourelle Resort and Spa in Ithaca. The camp has spacious tents, all tastefully done up with plush beds, battery-powered lanterns, and artisanal furniture. Here you can spend some quiet time with your partner as the serene sounds of nature drift into the spacious tent. The tents are covered with mesh screens, so you do not have to worry about creepy crawlies getting in. With two restaurants and a bar with outdoor lounge areas, the camp offers romantic ways to enjoy your meals. If you are in the mood to explore the outdoors, you can simply buy snacks from the camp canteen and walk around. Get a S’mores kit from the canteen and spend the night under the stars near a bonfire. At just around $750 per person, you can bring your partner for a quiet anniversary getaway or even for a Valentine’s Day weekend getaway. Moreover, this modern way of camping can easily be one of the best Valentine’s Day getaways for 2019. Be prepared to use #relationshipgoals in all your pictures!

In the mood for an offbeat romantic break?
You can opt for luxury hotel suites and glamping if you want an easygoing romantic vacation. But if you do not want to go where everyone is heading, you can go for something unusual, especially if you have more than a weekend to spare. Perhaps you can try gourmet dinner on the rooftop of a skylodge overlooking a cliff? Or are you more inclined toward adventure sports with your bae?Like being in the world’s coldest town where there is absolutely no cell phone network? You can pick these off-track romantic getaways if you belong to the school of YOLO. (You Live Only Once, for the uninitiated.)

  • Skylodge Adventure Suites, Peru: Located, 1,200 feet off the ground level, Skylodge Adventure Suites is not for the faint of heart, and especially not for those afraid of heights. What’s more is that you have to hike through or use a zip line to get there. The lodges have clear glass walls. You can see the expansive scenery from a great height all through the day. The rooms have all the basic essentials. If you dare to go there, don’t forget to head out to the rooftop restaurant to enjoy a meal with a breathtaking, heart-thumping view!
  • Oymyakon Valley, Russia: Winter Wonderland gets a complete twist here in Oymyakon Valley. Every inch of the town is covered in inches of snow, throughout the year. In the winter, daylight lasts for just 3 hours. Known as one of the coldest inhabited places in the world, the lowest temperature recorded here was -96.16 degrees F, in 1924. The overall day temperature is around -58 degrees F. But if you are looking for something totally private and totally adventurous, this is the town for you. Book a cozy cottage and get under toasty warm blankets to have a quiet night in. Or if you want to a dose of thrilling adventure, head out for a drive along the infamous Road of Bones.
  • Jules’ Undersea Lodge, Key Largo: For all you water babies, Jules’ Undersea Lodge in Key Largo is the ultimate place. It is one of the best weekend getaways for couples who want to experience the bottom of the ocean up close. Situated 30 feet deep, the lodge has everything that a plush hotel has to offer, with the added benefits of magnificent underwater scenes. To get to your room, you will have to scuba dive. You can experience marine life by joining night paddleboard tours. You can swim with friendly dolphins in Dolphin Cove or go parasailing and paragliding, all offered by the hotel.

Fancy a luxury romantic getaway?
If luxury is what attracts you and your partner, nothing short of a deluxe romantic weekend getaway will do. What’s better than spending some delightful time with private pools, exotic spas, exclusive candlelit dinners? Nothing comes close to making your better half feel like royalty. Whether you have a big anniversary milestone coming up, or want to have a spectacular Valentine’s weekend, you can head out to one of these stunningly beautiful luxurious locales.

  • St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort: With hand-crafted cocktails, rare wines, and live music performances all week long, St. Regis Bal Harbour offers the perfect setting for an intimate romantic weekend. You and your partner unwind and enjoy performances by up-and-coming contemporary artists to jazz musicians. It is also the ultimate couples’ spa retreat with Finnish saunas and world-class spa services. This five-star resort offers some of the most exclusive amenities to make your weekend romantic getaway an opulent yet low-key experience.
  • Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain: If you and your significant other share a love for food, Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain will be the perfect Valentine’s Day getaway. Located in the desert city of Scottsdale, Arizona, this retreat is an epicurean’s delight. It offers a “Mi Casa, Mi Chef” program, which is a personalized gourmet experience. You will get to stay in a beautiful private estate facing the beautiful Camelback Mountain. A highly-skilled chef will create a customized dining experience just for you. Accompanied by the chef, you get to pick the choicest and freshest ingredients from the local farmer’s market. Love cooking? You and your partner can join your chef in the kitchen. Or you can just lounge in the private patio, drinking wine and enjoying the sunset as your chef whips up your personalized meal.
  • The Chanler at Cliff Walk:  If you are looking for some old-world charm to fuel your romance, head over to The Chanler at Cliff Walk, Newport. This 19th -century mansion exudes elegance and luxury. With just twenty distinctive rooms, it offers an exquisite and private experience to those looking for an intimate getaway. Every room offers a scenic view of the Atlantic Ocean. From personalized butler service, in-room Jacuzzis, to enjoying delectable meals at an award-winning restaurant, you and your partner will surely enjoy it here.

Bring the spark back in your romance at no extra cost
Running low on cash? But still want to take your partner away on a sweet little romantic rendezvous? Worry not. Whether you are looking for a tropical paradise or mountain retreats, we have got some great romantic weekend getaway deals just for you. These are all-inclusive places where you can have the best time with your better half, and you need not stress over burning a hole in your pocket!

  • Winvian: This luxurious rustic hotel is located in the midst of Litchfield Hills. Here, you can book a quaint farm cottage for yourself. You will have your own private patio with a view of the forest and lakes. The cottages have a warm ambiance with a woody décor and a fireplace. Jacuzzis, home-cooked breakfast, a luxe spa, a farm-to-table restaurant, and a lot of couples’ activities like horseback riding and cooking classes add to the old-school charm.
  • Fair Hills Resort: This charming seasonal resort is perfect if you are looking for a serene getaway without the jazzy amenities. Located close to Pelican Lake in Detroit Lakes region, this resort has cabin-style rooms. Each room has a fully-equipped kitchen, private bathroom, and homely furnishings. This no-frills resort offers basic amenities at very affordable prices. The amenities include an outdoor swimming pool, hot tub, nine-hole golf course, water-based sports, indoor and outdoor games, and a casual restaurant.
  • Red Mountain Resort & Spa: This all-inclusive resort offers the perfect setting for a quiet escape for couples. Located near the Snow Canyon State Park, this resort offers exclusive spa services at very affordable prices. You can book a charming room or a suite for yourself and your partner in one of the many low-rise buildings of the resort. The rooms are done up with elegant décor. They are also equipped with ensuite bathrooms, satellite television, and wireless Internet. The resort has a full-service bar, restaurant, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, and a fitness center. It also offers a number of activities such as guided hikes, fitness classes, photography classes, rock climbing, kayaking, and horseback riding.

Not every couple is the same, neither is every relationship similar. But what remains constant is the need to keep the romance alive. What’s better than choosing to go on a perfect romantic getaway? A charming resort or an idyllic cabin house in the woods, just pick a place, get away, and watch those sparks from the first date light up again!

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3 Napa Valley Bed and Breakfasts to check out this wine season

If it’s great wine, scenic beauty and absolute luxury you seek for your next vacation, you cannot go wrong with Napa Valley. With 400 wineries, high-end resorts, cozy bed and breakfasts, upscale modern hotels, hot air ballooning, wine tasting, farmer’s markets and even golf to boot, it truly is one of the best holiday destinations. Calistoga, Napa, St. Helena, Oakville & Rutherford, Yountville, and American Canyon are some of the towns in the valley and each has its own attractions. Calistoga is famous for its hot springs and mud baths; St. Helena is the picturesque one fine-tuned for the shopper in you; Oakville & Rutherford have some of the best Cabernet & Chardonnay wines in Napa Valley; Yountville is for the culinary fiend; Napa has some great night life and American Canyon is family friendly.

A great place to just relax and simply soak in the culture, Napa valley is best enjoyed from the fine Bed and Breakfasts that pepper the locale. Whether it’s old world charm you seek or modern architecture that does it for you, there is something for every taste.

Here’re three B&Bs that are worth every penny you’ve saved up for a vacation.

Embrace Calistoga, 1139 Lincoln Avenue, Calistoga, CA 94515 – Blending old world luxury with modern day amenities, this European-style luxury inn, reportedly has one of the finest breakfast spreads in the Napa Valley region. Run by innkeepers Brent Riederger and Chris Johansen, it only has 5 rooms with each designed in a unique yet muted style.

Hennessey House, 1727 Main Street, Napa, California 94559 – The Victorian architecture complete with saunas, spas, wine tours and tastings and of course a range of activities makes this one of the best places to vacation at. A short walk to the main attractions, like the Oxbow Market and Napa Valley Wine Train, simply sweeten the deal. With ten rooms making up the entire place owners Kevin and Lorri Walsh have earned the reputation of offering a relaxed vacation experience.

Maison Fleurie, 6529 Yount St., Yountville, CA 94599 – Literally the “flowering house” the architecture is reminiscent of the sunny South of France. 13 rooms complete this boutique B&B that is a part of the Four Sisters Inns Classic Collection, and each room is a blend of modern luxury amenities and European charm. Located in a secluded part of Yountville the B&B is a welcome break from the high energy hotels and accommodations in the area.

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4 tips for hassle-free train travel in foreign countries

Train travels are adventurous yet so nerve-wracking, especially when in an unknown foreign country. The perplexing schedule, inability to understand signage, bustling stations, and undetectable platforms, when it comes to train travel in a foreign land, there is so much that you must be mindful about. However, train travel also makes for an important part of a holiday and contributes to creating the most memorial experiences. It provides you with a comfortable journey while also making for some great sight-seeing.

If you follow a few tips and essentials before planning train travel, you may rest assured of a seamless journey even in a foreign country. Here are some tips to ensure you have the best train travel adventure abroad.

Plan in advance – Planning ahead is the key when taking on any journey. Ensure that the required tickets and confirmation emails are all printed and in place before taking off on the train journey. The time taken to reach the train station must be considered while planning how you would get there. Preparing in advance will ensure a hassle-free trip.

Be on time – It is common to run behind schedule when on a holiday; however, on days of train travel, it is essential to keep track of time. The train must always be boarded as early as possible with the luggage kept in sight. Also, keep note of the time when the destination will arrive. This will help in knowing when exactly you would have to get off.

Have the essential supplies – There is nothing better than having some key supplies that will aid in passing time when on long train journeys. When embarking on journeys that will run beyond two hours, a travel journal, tablet or an interesting book could help to keep you engaged. While most trains have travel carts that sell snacks and drinks, it is wise to pack some food if you have special dietary requirements.

Know about ticket validation – In some locations, such as Europe, the train tickets must be validated before the train is boarded. Typically, stations hold validating machines wherein one must just insert the ticket and the same is stamped with the date and time. Traveling with a ticket that is not validated can lead to getting fined by an onboard inspector or train conductor. Thus, it is essential to check if a ticket needs to be validated before travel to avoid any issue.

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4 incredible Christmas gift options for men

The unfortunate truth is that when it comes to buying gifts for women, there are a plethora of things you can buy, whereas, buying gifts for men can be a strenuous job. With Christmas around the corner, you will see distressed womenfolk searching the Internet for “gift ideas for him” or looking up videos that will help simplify the DIY item they are trying to put together. Gone are the days when you could get away with giving your partner a decent shirt and a nice pair of shoes, as the Internet allows you to be more creative with the gifts.

So, take a look at some of the popular Christmas gift options for men, and plan your surprise accordingly.

A professional bartending cocktail set: Here’s something he’ll be excited to own and flaunt. A professional bartending cocktail set like Root 7’s makes for an amazing Christmas gift for men. Any man who wishes to try his hand at bartending or fancies himself as a professional bartender can use this stellar kit to make his own delicious drinks. This set usually contains 6 tools that come in a water-resistant wax canvas bag and are easily accommodable in the kitchen or home bar.

A pocket knife with a corkscrew: A pocketknife is a perfect Christmas gift for a rugged outdoorsman, but you can up its coolness quotient by opting for an upgraded version that comes with a corkscrew at one end. The Opinel pocket knife with a corkscrew is a recommendable Christmas gift option for men as it is a handy tool that can be taken on a picnic or when you decide to stay home with wine and pizza.

Wireless headphones: If your partner is an audiophile, he will definitely be in awe of this gift. A pair of noise-canceling, comfortable, wireless headphones is every man’s dream come true as they can enjoy their favorite jams without any interruption. The Bose QuietComfort 35 Wireless Headphones are a good option as these allow you to savor twenty-four hours of wireless listening with zero noise interference, and a built-in Google Assistant.

7-Day socks gift box: Does he always lose a sock and end up wearing mismatched socks to work? Well, for such people, a gift box with socks arranged for the entire week is a very thoughtful gift indeed. The Happy Socks 7 Day gift box for men is a great way to ensure that he never runs out of clean socks. These socks will add comfort and a little flair to his everyday uniform.

 

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Grooming Products

5 best razors for sensitive skin

A razor is a bladed tool that is used to get rid of unwanted body hair. There are different types of razors available in the market, including disposable razors, electrical razors, and straight razors. For someone with sensitive skin, it is important to scrutinize the products they use for their skin as a wrong product can lead to itching, irritation, and discomfort. Some of the best razors for sensitive skin that you can opt for are:

Gillette Mach3 Men’s Disposable Razor
Gillette has been providing the best razors and blades that can be used by all types of shavers for over a century now. Its Mach3 series is known to most people around the world. The Mach3 Men’s Disposable Razor is one of the best razor options for sensitive skin. It is designed in such a way that each hand stroke allows three blade strokes.

BiC Twin Select Sensitive Skin Disposable Razor
Combining inexpensiveness and effectiveness, Twin Select Sensitive Skin Disposable Razor from BiC is often rated as the best razor for sensitive skin available in the market. It flaunts a good design and durability for less than $10. It has a slim shaving head for reaching hard-to-reach areas.

Merkur 34C HD
Whether you have a sensitive skin or not, the Merkur 34C HD is apposite for getting a nice and clean shave. Its biggest perk is that it can be used with sharp blades like Feather to super-smooth blades like Personna. Moreover, the two-piece design makes it easier to assemble and clean the razor.

Feather All-Stainless Steel Double Edge Razor Model AS-D2
Handcrafted in Seki, Japan, Feather All-Stainless Steel Double Edge Razor Model AS-D2 is a worthy entry in the list of best razors for sensitive skin. Historically, Feather produced the first-ever safety razor made from stainless steel. The AS-D2 razor for sensitive skin is less aggressive, despite the blades used in the razors are labeled sharp.

Schick Hydro 5 Razor for Men with Flip Trimmer
Often considered as the best razor for sensitive skin, the Schick Hydro 5 Razor for Men with Flip Trimmer flaunts the best cartridge razor build for sensitive skin. The Hydro 5 Razor is all about moisture and lubrication. For this, the razor comes with a hydrating gel reservoir. The powerful hydrator can keep your skin hydrated for as long as one hour after shaving and uses aloe vera and vitamin E to nourish the skin.

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Home and Garden

Things to know about Christmas nativity sets

Christmas is around the corner, and you are probably looking for a nice sale on nativity sets or scenes. However, it can be a trouble to look for a sale on nativity sets. Fortunately, you can find a sale on plenty of websites with one simple search on the internet. Once you have found the right place to buy it from, another concern pops up as to what kind of nativity set you need for your home. Therefore, read on to know more about Christmas nativity sets on sale, the different options you can choose from, and the right way to choose one for your home.

Sale on Christmas nativity scene and sets
There are a lot of websites you can find that are running a sale on Christmas nativity sets. Some of those websites are WeBeChristmas, Amazon, Macy’s, Altiplano, Wayfair, Holyart, the Statue Store, Willow Tree®, and Outdoor Nativity Store.

Though there are many sellers you will find online and in stores who sell Christmas nativity sets, it is best to buy them from an experienced seller where there is a wide selection to choose from in terms of cost, and an array of options available. Therefore, you should look for a seller who has a huge selection on all Christmas related decorations that are also customizable.

Different types of nativity sets
There are plenty of options you will get to choose from while purchasing a nativity set online. They come in different sizes. The sizes you are more likely to find are the 3-inches tall miniature figurines as well as life-size and meticulously detailed 50-inches’ statues. Apart from the size, there are different options you can choose from that are based on several factors, including your budget, decor, and personal preference.

Some nativity sets are made of wood, while some are made from fabric. You can also find some Christmas nativity sets made using ceramic.

Choose the right nativity set
To choose the right nativity set, it is important to check the quality as you would like to reuse them for a couple of years. Additionally, you can also look for ones that are designed with precision so that they add to the beauty of your Christmas decoration.

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3 popular Christmas card ideas for kids

Tis’ the season to be jolly, cheerful, happy and spread merriment. It calls for the lovely traditions that keep the spirit of Christmas alive in our hearts. One such beautiful way to kickstart the festivities is to snail mail thoughtful Christmas cards from you to yours. There is just something very special about sending and receiving Christmas greeting cards. While people no more make a big song and dance about sending Christmas cards, it is still a tradition that manages to touch the heart of everyone.

If the kids want to indulge in some Christmas card making this year instead of picking something up from the store, here are some great ideas that they can choose from:

Fingerprint reindeer Christmas cards – Children never have a problem getting their hands dirty and thus, fingerprint reindeer Christmas cards make for an extremely fun and entertaining activity. These cards need all the family members to press their fingerprints along an outline on card paper. After finishing all the fingerprinting, children can transform the same into unique reindeer prints.

Palmprint Santa Christmas cards – The most ideal Christmas cards from kids, this one too lets kids indulge in some messy fun. The little ones must dip their palms into any preferred color of paint before pressing the same against card paper. The Santa must be then designed around this palm print. These Christmas cards are great to make especially if the kids are very young and you are short on time. Moreover, grandparents and other family members are bound to cherish these cards as a memorable keepsake even when the kids grow up.

Pasta wreath Christmas cards – The pasta wreath Christmas cards prove to be the most beautiful creation. The activity costs very little and yet is very effective. All the kids have to do is paint some bow shaped dried pasta in green and paste them in a wreath shape on a bright colored paper. Sprinkle some glitter onto the pasta and finally finish it by adding a satin ribbon bow at the bottom of the wreath.

Sending out these cards that are handcrafted by the kids will be a wonderful thing and it is bound to put a smile on the face of everybody who receives them.

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How to safely hang outdoor Christmas lights

Right from shopping gifts to dinner with family and friends, everything has a special meaning during Christmas. One of the most exciting parts of this season is making your house come alive with lights. However, while you are planning to dazzle your neighborhood with Christmas lights, it is critical to adopt some safety precautions, especially, if you have small children and pets. This might be alarming, but there is no need to get too worried as these safety concerns can be easily resolved with some simple solutions.

We have listed down some useful lighting tips that can help ensure a happy as well as a safe Christmas celebration.

Exercise caution while hanging exterior lights
While hanging lights around the house, secure them with insulated holders instead of something flimsy and sharp such as nails or tacks. Also, refrain from fastening the lights on trees that are in close proximity to the power lines. Likewise, you should have a proper power outlet, preferably a ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI). This type of outlet immediately shuts down in case there is an overcurrent. You can either get an electrician to permanently install a GFCI outlet or purchase a portable outdoor unit that costs approximately $20.

Buy extension cords specially manufactured for outdoor use
While shopping for extension cords, ensure that they are designed for outdoor use. They should be waterproof as well as resistant to extremely low temperatures. Avoid putting them near to the driveway or sidewalk. Moreover, it is essential to pick extension cords of the right length as you don’t want them to bunch into an unflattering clump that affects the appeal of your Christmas lights and causes a hazard for pedestrians.

Always purchase waterproof Christmas lights
Whether you live in a snow-prone area or not, it always makes sense to buy waterproof Christmas lights. Don’t use indoor Christmas lights outside the house as they aren’t appropriately insulated like the outdoor ones. While shopping for outdoor Christmas lights ensure that it is endorsed by the Underwriters Lab (UL). This certification indicates that the product meets the national industry standards prescribed by the American National Standards Institute.

Switch to LED lights
If you are concerned about overheated Christmas lights starting a fire in the outdoors, then switch to LED lights with epoxy lenses. As compared to the traditional varieties, these are cooler to touch and consume less electricity. In a nutshell, they are safe as well as economical in the long run.

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Interesting Christmas decor ideas for the festive season

With the holiday just around the corner, what is the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear the word Christmas? Our guess is shopping! But wait, not for gifts. You were smart enough to stick to the wish list early on to ensure that they are in stock. The most important thing, however, is to find the right kind of Christmas decor that transforms your home to put everyone right into the holiday spirit.

Christmas decor can be all the traditional paraphernalia from the gold ornaments to the angel perched on the top of the tree, from green and red lighting running the length of the hall to the snowman at the doorstep. Alternatively, you can simply change tradition and find your own styles to make a Christmas themed holiday.

Here are a few creative ways to capture the spirit of the season with interesting Christmas decor ideas this year:

Use multiple layers
Go beyond the traditional candlesticks, oversized snowflakes, and garlands on the mantle. Buy paper bells that can be strung together going all the way up the banister. Layer and experiment with different color combinations instead of the red and green. Accessorize with different patterns for the gifts, decorations, and even your dresses for the evening. All the glitter and gold is trending this season, so add a little more finesse with customized gold banners and table accents.

Use a theme
Theme parties are something to rave about, before and after the holiday. On Christmas Eve, after a nice dinner, all you want to do is sit around with your loved ones and friends to watch a movie. Nothing beats the classic rerun of “It’s a wonderful life” among some of the best holiday spirit movies. Plan a holiday movie night with Christmas decor that transforms your living room into a theme screening gala.

Edible decoration
Traditional ornaments look repetitive? Why not replace them for a variety of edible ornaments this festive season? Yes, you can buy edible decorations, including garland cranberries, garland popcorn, gum drops, ribbon candy, and even cookies to replace the traditional ornaments. However, ensure that you save enough for the Christmas decoration and not get carried away on a sugar rush by indulging in the creative edible ornaments.

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5 best Christmas ornaments you can buy this festive season

One of the best things about Christmas is that it gives you a reason to decorate your home with glittery and shimmering baubles. It can get overwhelming to choose Christmas ornaments given the fact, there are so many types of ornaments and decorations. Thus, to help broaden your holiday horizons, here is a list of some of the best decorative articles for Christmas decorations at your place

BestPysanky miniature wooden Christmas ornaments
Ideal for small apartments, these miniature wooden Christmas ornaments can be used for tabletop Christmas trees. Each set contains 48 wooden pieces and includes figures raging sleds, snowmen to elves. The pieces vary in sizes and are more than an inch tall, making them suitable for small Christmas trees and advent calendars.

Clay handprint and footprint keepsake kit
Holidays are made out of blissful memories and family traditions. Clay hand and footprint keepsake kits are a sentimental way to mark special occasions or holidays (such as a baby’s arrival, or adopting a pet dog, etc.). The 15 ounces of clay should suffice for making two ornaments each of four inches in diameter. They come with mold and glaze so that you can hang your beloved’s hand or footprint. There are no special tools required. Reviewers and customers suggest that the clay materials are durable and can for a very long time provided they are handled with care.

Christopher Radko Home is Where the Sled is ornament
If you are up for a splurge, Home Is Where the Sled Is from Christopher Radko adds a luxurious and artisanal touch to a Christmas tree, regardless of the theme. The Christmas ornament is crafted in Europe using specialized glassblowing techniques and Renaissance-era carvings. The ornament also features a cheerful scene of Santa Clause and sleigh brimming with multi-colored and rendered presents.

Melissa and Doug Mess-free glitter Christmas ornaments
The DIY (Do It Yourself) ornament-making kit is best suited for children and will probably last more than one Christmas. The kit can be used to make six foam ornaments and comes with seven sheets of glitter paper. Users and reviewers from across the country state that the DIY can help bring out a creative angle in your child and keep them occupied productively.

Lark Manor Glass Ornament assortment set
These set of Christmas ornaments are stunning and affordable. They are handcrafted and painted in sparkling shades of white and silver. Lark Manor Glass Ornament Assortment set can be a beautiful addition to your already splendid Christmas tree.

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