I can’t believe the holiday season is upon us, y’all. This year has been so crazy, I almost forgot about my traditions, such as making cookies with the kids and decorating the outside of the house. Luckily, I remembered just in time, and I think other people should continue their customs, as well. There’s no doubt this year has been bonkers. However, perhaps a little holiday spirit is just what we need right now. So, read this guide on how to set the mood for the holidays, y’all. We all need a little more cheer in 2020.
Decorating is one of the best ways to set the holiday tone. Plus, it’s a super fun family activity y’all can do together. You don’t have to go all out and be the best-decorated house in the city. Still, it wouldn’t hurt to throw some string lights on the bushes and maybe put a blow-up snowman outside. Drivers will definitely stop to take a look every time they zoom past your place.
It’s not enough to only decorate your home’s exterior, y’all. The holiday spirit should be alive and well inside your casa, too. Think about hanging tinsel around the stair banisters and lighting some winter-scented candles. It’s also important not to neglect lighting. Wall lights are perfect for the holiday season; they allow you to create a cozy ambiance in every room. The more decorate your home is, the more festive you’ll feel.
Music & Movies
It wouldn’t feel like the holidays without some movies and music playing in the background. My hubby’s been a bit of Grinch this year with everything going on. Yet, his frown turned upside down once I played Michael Buble’s Christmas album around the house. Also, my kids loved watching seasonal movies this time of year when they were younger. Parents, feel free to use that pro tip if your mini-mes are complaining about being bored.
Another tip on how to set the mood for the holidays is to give back. So many people are struggling this year. It’s vital to be charitable when you can. Perhaps volunteer at a few homeless shelters as a family. Another tip is to donate PPE for those on the frontline. Trust me y’all; you’ll feel so much better this holiday season by giving back to those less fortunate.