Friday, September 28, 2012

Christmas Wishes Quotes

Saying Christmas wishes are the best way to beg for peace and love to everyone. Wishes can be say to anyone, there is no exception for this. Christmas wishes can be saying personally or maybe indicated on your Christmas cards and tags for your Christmas gifts. We use this wishes to express and show our feelings to anyone we see on this especial day, even we know that person or not. Christmas wishes ideas can be a way to maintain a relationship and strengthen it. There are numerous forms of Christmas wishes but there is only one essence and goal, this is to spread love and peace to each other in this special occasion to us – Christmas.

For Christmas…
I hope your home is filled with laughter,
Your life with love,
And your heart with hope.
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Just a quick word to wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
I know you've received dozens of these cards already,
but I mean these words from the bottom of my heart.
May your Christmas be full of joy and laughter,
And may the year ahead be full of peace and love.
Many good wishes for Christmas and the coming year!
You are very special to me.
May your Christmas be just as special!

Faith makes all things possible,
Hope makes all things work,
Love makes all things beautiful,
May you have all the three for this Christmas.

Merry Christmas, Enjoy New Year,
Happy Easter,
Good luck on Valentines,
Spooky Halloween
And Happy Birthday
Now bug off and
Don’t annoy me for the next 12 months!!!!

May joy and happiness snow on you
May the bells jingle for you
May Santa be extra good to you!
Merry Christmas!

More Christmas Wishes and Messages

Christmas Tree Decoration Ideas

When the Christmas season comes, people become busy in preparing for those activities and item needed on their celebration. Because Christmas tree has the essential role in Christmas celebration, people are more focusing on it and centered to this matter aside from preparing some Christmas gift basket and Christmas hampers. Christmas trees are traditionally decorated by those assortments of ornaments like candies, Christmas balls, toys, Christmas gifts, etc. Christmas lights, ribbons and garlands are added to make those Christmas trees brighter and more wonderful. Every homes and other establishment has it own way on how we make their Christmas tress unique and more special. So if you are looking for some Ideas and tips in Christmas tree decoration, you can consider the following ideas underneath:

Tips and Ideas for Christmas Tree Decoration

For Assortments of Ornaments
Choosing the best assortment of ornaments can be the key for better Christmas tree decoration. If you like to add more specialties in your Christmas tree you can purchase and use those expensive ornaments such as nests, music notes, artificial fruits, jewelries, etc. But if you are budgeting your money, its not a problem because you can use those cheaper one such as pinecones, Christmas balls, baubles, cookies, candies and many more. If you purchased some of both ornament (cheaper or expensive), you should place the expensive one at the bough’s tips to be the first ornament to see, while the cheaper one can be put inside the Christmas tree to add deepness to it.

For Ball ornaments
These ornaments are usually use as Christmas tree decoration. You can purchase different ball ornaments variety at the market with different size. The placement of this ornament has important matter to consider. You should balance the placement of balls. When you are putting the ball as the tip of the bough you should also put inside the tree to show some deepness on your Christmas tree. This is also avoiding the downward bending of the branches.

For Christmas garlands
Garland can be consisting of those silk and fresh flowers as a Christmas decoration during Christmas season. If you think that your Christmas tree will last-long, you should used those silk flowers to save time for changing those fresh flowers.

Note: Make sure that you are finish embellishing your Christmas tree before you put some Christmas garlands, because it usually used as a final decoration to our Christmas tree.

For Christmas lights
This is used to add more shine and brightness to your Christmas tree. Although there are numerous ways in illuminating your Christmas tree, this is the best choice among other because it’s look more attractive. You can use faceted glass bulbs as you Christmas light. Another thing to remember, you should star applying this Christmas lights on the Christmas tree’s base going upward. Also, you should be artistic in wrapping around those Christmas lights in order to balance the light that gives more shining effect in your Christmas tree.

Videos for Christmas Decorating Ideas

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Christmas Recipes For Kids

Christmas season is the best time to engage your kids in cooking task; you can bake some cookies and cake together.  In engaging your kids, they can sense some sort of responsibility and learning, it is also propose bonding with each other and add extra fun and enjoyment into your Christmas celebration. We know that Christmas season is the time for happiness. The whole family and relatives unite as one to celebrate this special day with joy and love to each other.  If you are looking for other activity to add some fun during the celebration of Christmas, at the same time bond your family. What if you try to cook together with your kids. There are many quick and easy to cook recipes which is basically cook during Christmas. Additionally, it only requires less effort and very suitable for kids. There are some Christmas recipes below that you can consider as a guide:

  • A piece of warmed pudding
  • 1 block white chocolate (melted)
  • 12 pieces of ice-cream candy skewers
  • 2 cups of toasted coconut (frayed)

  1. Cover up the tray using baking paper.
  2. Mold the pudding to make a ball-shape then put it in the tray
  3. Put the ice cream skewers in each ball-shape pudding
  4. Place skewers or sticks in each pudding ball.
  5. Rinse each ball-shape pudding in melted white chocolate then roll in toasted frayed coconut.
  6. Lastly, placed it into the refrigerator until the chocolate coated hardened.

Christmas cupcakes

  • 2 cups of sugar
  • 4 pieces of eggs
  • 1 cup of milk
  • 3 cups of self-rising flour
  • 2 cups of icing sugar
  • 60 grams of butter
  • 1 tablespoon of vanilla essence

  1. Preheat the oven into 180°C.
  2. Mix the sugar and butter using a stand mixer or until it becomes fluffy and smooth.
  3. Add one piece egg at a time then mix well.
  4. Now, add the vanilla essence into the mixture then keep mixing.
  5. Stop the mixing process and then half cup of milk and add half of the flour into the mixing bowl. Combine the mixture until it is perfectly combined.
  6. Repeat the same process to the remaining milk and flour
  7. Fill 2/3 of each paper case then bake for 12 to 15 minutes.
  8. To make an icing, mix up the icing sugar and cream butter until you get a spreadable, thick, and consistency mixture. If it s too thick, you can add some amount of water.
  9. Lastly, you can now customize your own cupcake design by spreading those icing as a toppings.

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Christmas Countdown 2013

Choose your own design for Christmas countdown 2012. You can use this as a guide for planning your shopping for your Christmas gifts and Planning for your Christmas parties.

Here are Some of Christmas Countdown from

Christmas Countdown

Christmas Countdown

How to Make a Christmas Wreath

Wreath is one of the important Christmas decorations in celebrating Christmas. They had different prices in the market based on their sizes and shapes. While other prefers to purchase wreath in the market, there are some makes their own personalized and homemade wreaths. Reasons are: in order to save money, to add more fun and enjoyment in celebrating Christmas, to sharpen creativity and the most important, it can be a way to bond with your family when you are making those Christmas decorations together. So if like to be little bit frugal this Christmas, you can consider some instruction in making those homemade Christmas wreaths.

Examples and Steps on How to Make Christmas Wreath

Candy Christmas wreath

Materials needed:
  • Wire Hanger
  • Wire Cutters
  • Wrapped Candy
  • Curling or regular Ribbon
  • Scissors

  1. Unbend the wire hanger and measure about 12 inches then cut as the base of the Christmas wreath. Make a circle shape out of the wire have been cut earlier by bending it. Combine the two ends by twisting them together.
  2. When you have already the wreath base, its time to add you wrapped candies. You can use any of the wrapped candy you like. Remember, the number of the wrapped candies is depending on the size of the base of Christmas wreath.
  3. Then, cut out the ribbon from approximately 8 inches long. Tie a piece of candy at the center part of the ribbon. Use the ribbon as string to tie the candies tightly into the base of the wreath.  Continue this process, until the wreath is full of candies you like.
  4. Cut a piece of ribbon as the hanger of the wreath. Lastly, you can now hang it on the place you like such as in the entrance, door, windows, etc.

Recycled Christmas Wreath

Materials needed:
  • Paper plate
  • Gift wrapper, tissue paper, ribbons
  • Glue
  • Tape

  1. Make a hole into the center part of the paper plate. You can use the CD as guide or tracer.
  2. Apply the glue into the paper plate. Now its time for the decorating process. You can decorate together with your kids by putting the tissue paper, ribbons and gift wrapper and other.
  3. Cut out and tape a piece of ribbon at the back of the plate, as the hanger.
Video for Making a Christmas Wreath

Sunday, September 23, 2012

Choosing the Best Christmas Charities

What is Christmas season for you? For me, it is time for giving and exchanging Christmas greetings, Christmas gift baskets, Christmas hampers, Christmas cards, flowers, money, etc and conducting Christmas parties. It can also be time for family bonding with some activities such as going to church, watching movies, vacation getaways. But for some who wants to share their blessing and help to help other peoples, they looking for some reliable and trustworthy charity and foundation to be an instrument on giving their grace.

As the charity collected some donations, they provide some things that can surely help those people who are in need. On that way, they can also experience the joy of Christmas with hope on their heart and minds.

Charity Programs for Christmas

Each of this Christmas Charity can be an instrument for you, to share your blessing to others.

Make a Wish Foundation: They will grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions that can help to enrich their strength, hope and joy. Your donations can be an instrument to help those kids to grant their wishes this Christmas.

My Two Front Teeth Foundation: this is a bay Area non-profit organization that fulfill holiday wishes of people– those underprivileged and needy.

Toys for Tots Foundation: Aside for giving money donation like for some charity, you can give a new toy on this charity and they will distribute as a Christmas gift for those underprivileged children.

Angel Tree Foundation: This foundation focusing on delivering love and hope in a form of Christmas gifts and Christmas Motivational messages that can provide more hope for those prisoner’s children.

Christmas Card Aid Foundation: They provides some unique service for public and charities to ensure that those profit coming from the charity Christmas cards go into charity.

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Christian Christmas Cards

Significance of Christmas

Christmas is the biggest festival celebrated in the world. It marks the birthday of Jesus Christ who is considered as most influenced person ever lived. The birth and life of Jesus Chirst has changed the way man kind lives and thinks. Millions of people followed his teaching and lived to spread his teachings and gospel. Some nations officially declared his teaching and the religion established by him as the official religion of the country. Lot of his people who preached his gospel has to become martyr just for following his teaching. This starts from St Peter who was crucified upside down for spreading belief. It is said that St peter request to crucify him upside down since he decided that he has die more painful way than his lord as he is unworthy to fie in the same way as Jesus Christ. That was the love and affection developed by Jesus Christ and people who follows him see him as a savior who died him self to protect them

There are different kinds of Christmas cards for Christmas season. There you can have religious Christmas card and business Christmas card. You can add christmas greeting messages and send online christmas cards by email.on internet. There are also Christmas greeting used only for Christmas hampers and Christmas basket as gift tags. Some wrapped Christmas gifts also use Christmas card where sender can write their Christmas wishes into. But if you want something religious, you can try Christian Christmas cards.

Send Religious Christmas Cards For Believers

What are Christian Christmas cards? They are those of depict religious entity and scenes. For example, a card with a nativity design or a picture of Jesus Christ with greetings on it. These kinds of Christmas cards are perfect used for religious Christmas gifts like Rosary, religious figures, religious books and other Christmas religious hampers. For examples of Christian Christmas cards, here they are:

1. Religious Christmas cards from

free ecards

free ecards
2. Religious Christmas Card from

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

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Christmas SMS

Christmas season is time for us to spread our joy and celebrate God’s birthday. It is also time for us to give and exchange our Christmas gift basket, Christmas cards, Christmas hampers and also our greetings and wishes to someone special to us. The most common way of showing our gratitude and greeting is by sending those Christmas wishes through SMS. Some of those Christmas messages are emotional, inspirational, formal or informal, emotional and funny - which is the most common way. - I'm going to sneak into your house and into your room, then while you sleep I'm going to empty my sack into your socks MERRY SPUNKMAS
If you are looking for Christmas SMS Messages, you can pick some of examples below:

I am so thankful to be given a chance to live in this world.
I know I can do something to make people smile and feel loved.
Merry Christmas!

My life will be miserable without my family.
They are there to guide me whenever I am out of the way towards goodness.
Merry Christmas to all!

Christmas is a time for giving and sharing.
I would like to share to my happiness.
I will smile so that everybody will be inspired.

I am full of gratitude for people who has made my life meaningful.
May you continue to be a blessing to others.
Merry Christmas!

Christmas is a state of mind when you cherish peace and goodwill.
The real spirit of Christmas is to have mercy, love and faith.

Christmas may be many things or it may be a few.
For you, the joy is each new toy;
For me; it’s watching you.  Merry Christmas!

There’s nothing sadder in the world,
Than to awake Christmas morning
And not be a child.

Bells are ringing the wishes of Christmas day
The flying snowflakes send my most sincere
Blessings to you merry Christmas

A Peaceful Christmas and
A happy and prosperous New Year to you,
May we all be seven times better off at this time next year!

If one night a big fat man jumps in at your window,
Grabs you and puts you in a sack do not worry,
I told Santa I wanted you for Christmas

May the joy and peace of Christmas be with you all through the Year.
Wishing you a season of blessings from heaven above.
Happy Christmas

May the good times and treasures of the present become the golden memories of tomorrow.
Wish you lots of love, joy and happiness.

I am dreaming of white Christmas, with every christmas card I write,
May your days be merry and bright,
And may all your Christmases be white.Happy Christmas.

I hope you have a wonderful Christmas.
Have a great new year.
Hopefully Santa will be extra good to you. Enjoy your holidays.

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Business Christmas Card

Christmas is for everyone. This is the day when people are exchanging their Christmas gift baskets, Christmas hampers, Christmas cards and Christmas wishes personally.
Aside from exchanging and giving Christmas cards individually to their family and friends, there are companies that also do the same thing. They are sending business Christmas cards to their clients, employees and colleagues as part of showing their appreciation.

Corporate Christmas Cards and Their Purpose

Business Christmas cards are used to thank their customer for their contribution on their business in a year. Corporate Christmas cards also help the company to show their gratitude and appreciation to those people that become a part of their institution. Companies also use it as campaign that will help them for their future developments and expansion.

Business Christmas Card from: 365greetings

Corporate Christmas Card from - Happy holidays to someone who works approximately as many days a year as Santa - There's no limit to the amount of company time I'd waste shopping for your holiday gift

Christmas Business Greetings from

Note: You can also give these business Christmas cards with Christmas wishes together with some Christmas gift basket and Christmas hampers.

Monday, September 17, 2012

Inspirational Christmas Quotes

Christmas is in the air, so they say. Aside from exchanging and giving Christmas gifts such as money, gift certificate, Christmas basket gifts, Christmas cards, it often for us to give messages to each other during Christmas holiday. This is our way to express our feelings and thoughts to the ones we love. For me, you can also use inspirational Christmas messages aside for the common messages, because it is not just deliver your expression to your receiver but it can also give them strength and motivate them that despite of the problems there are people on their side and all the people suffer for a problem but there is a thought than says “There is no problems that can’t surpass, when you have a faith in yourself and also for God”.

So if you are looking for some Inspirational Christmas messages that you want to deliver and send to your family and friends, there are some examples provided below:

Inspirational Christmas Quotes from

Christmas gift suggestions:
To your enemy, forgiveness.
To an opponent, tolerance.
To a friend, your heart.
To a customer, service.
To all, charity.
To every child, a good example.
To yourself, respect.
~ Oren Arnold

Bless us Lord, this Christmas, with quietness of mind;
Teach us to be patient and always to be kind.
~ Helen Steiner Rice

This time of year means being kind
to everyone we meet,
To share a smile with strangers
we may pass along the street.
~ Betty Black

The best thing to do with the best things in life is to give them up.
~ Dorothy Day

I am not alone at all, I thought. I was never alone at all. And that, of course, is the message of Christmas. We are never alone. Not when the night is darkest, the wind coldest, the world seemingly most indifferent. For this is still the time God chooses.
~ Taylor Caldwell

Let us keep Christmas beautiful without a thought of greed, that it might live forevermore to fill our every need, that it shall not be just a day, but last a lifetime through, the miracle of Christmas time that brings God close to you.
~ Ann Schultz

The only real blind person at Christmas-time is he who has not Christmas in his heart.
~ Helen Keller

It was always said of him, that he knew how to keep Christmas well, if any man alive possessed the knowledge. May that be truly said of us, and all of us! And so, as Tiny Tim observed, God Bless Us, Every One!
~ Charles Dickens

Feeling alone this Christmas? I am too!
But with God, we will never be alone.
So cheer up and celebrate!

If life has been so hard on you lately, do not give up.
Your trust and faith in the Lord will help you go through it all.
Merry Christmas!

Stand tall amidst all the issues that come your way.
God is good!
He will always guide you!
Celebrate God’s birth!
Have a blessed Christmas! 

It is Jesus Christ’s birthday once again.
Our hope and faith must also be renewed.
He is our Messiah, and we will be forever grateful to Him.

Video for more Inspirational Quotes for Christmas

Friday, September 14, 2012

What to Write in Christmas Cards

Writing a Christmas card message is one of the toughest parts of sending cards in Christmas Day.  You want to make sure that your recipient will not find your Christmas messages offending or too impersonal. At the same time, you also want to make sure that your greetings will make him/her smile upon receiving it. Tricky and complicated isn’t it?

So what to write in a Christmas card then? Certain factors must be considered in writing a message for every card. These are:

1. Relation to the recipient
2. Age of the Recipient
3. Recipient’s interest

Types of Christmas Card Messages

Short Christmas Messages  

You can make your Christmas greetings as short as possible. Yet, you have to make sure that it conveys your wishes perfectly. It can be around 30 to 40 words. No need to use deep vocabulary. You can make it as simple yet short. For example:

May the Christmas season
fill your home with joy,
your heart with love
and your life with laughter.

May the peace and joy of Christmas
be with you today
and throughout the New Year.

The gift of love.
The gift of peace.
The gift of happiness.
May all these be yours at Christmas.

One-liner Christmas Messages

Yes, you can express your Christmas wishes in a single sentence. It has few words but with the right selection, you can perfectly convey your thoughts. Here are some samples:

Wishing you a joyous Holiday Season and a most prosperous and healthy New Year.

May happy memories and beautiful moments surround you with joy this Christmas.

Merry Christmas and many good wishes for a new year of happiness and prosperity.

Wishing you nothing but the best this Christmas!

Christmas Card Quotes from
please find some Christmas quotes from
Garrison Keillor
A lovely thing about Christmas is that it's compulsory, like a thunderstorm, and we all go through it together.

Norman Vincent Peale
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.

Helen Steiner Rice
Bless us Lord, this Christmas, with quietness of mind; Teach us to be patient and always to be kind.

Winston Churchill
We make a living by what we get but we make a life by what we give.

Helen Steiner Rice
Peace on earth will come to stay,
When we live Christmas every day.

Christmas Card Messages from 365greetings Messages

Snow is falling,
So Season's greetings.
Have lots of Christmas cheers,
And a Happy New Year!

It's Christmas time, and everyone is happy...
Until you have to go Christmas shopping!
Hope you already got that out of the way.
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Keep faith, hope and love in your heart,
And you will hold the spirit of Christmas.
May you have a great holiday season and an amazing 12 months.

Merry Christmas Wishes

My favorite holiday in a year is Christmas. Who doesn't? This is the time for Christmas gifts, Christmas Decorations lively Christmas carols, time for giving and loving and so much more. This is the time where I always look forward to those who will give me Christmas hampers or gift baskets of my favorite stuff. Well, it’s not just that. Of course I like the mirth and joy that you can feel in the atmosphere during this season. Agree?

Christmas is also a time for greetings and wishes. You’ll here families, relatives and friends greeting each other “Merry Christmas” as they see each other in a mall, events or down the street. Now, if you also want to do the same, you should prepare some merry Christmas wishes that you can use for someone you want to greet, be it your friends, someone special, co-workers, boss and so on. Here are some samples of merry Christmas wishes I’ve gathered online that you may use.

1. Merry Christmas Wishes from squidoo
Please find some wonderful Christmas messages from squidoo
It's Season's Greetings time.
Love, peace, happiness...
Wealth would be nice as well.

I would say all I want for Christmas is you,
But I really would love a new credit card as well!

Hold peace, love and hope in your heart always
And Christmas will bring you what you wish for.

I know your family is dysfunctional.
Still, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

2. Merry Christmas Wishes from happywink Christmas
Christmas messages from wishafriend
I hope that your Christmas would be enjoyable & may the essence of Christmas remains always with u.
Take care.

May the good times and treasures of the present become the golden memories of tomorrow.
Wish you lots of love, joy and happiness this Christmas

It's the month of Cakes & Candles, Snow & Songs, Carols & Joys, Laughter & Love, It's december..
Merry Christmas

This year, all I want is a gift bag filled with laughter & joy, with you.
Merry Christmas my dear.

3. Merry Christmas Wishes from christmaswishes123

Christmas messages from Christmaswishes123
May all the sweet magic of Christmas conspire
To gladden your hearts and fill every desire.

I wish the Christmas enclose you with the warmth of kindness! May you meet good and kind people, have good experience and do only great deeds. Merry Christmas!

I wish every day could be like Christmas
And if I could have one wish come true
I wish every day could be, full of peace and harmony
I wish every day could be like Christmas, I do

Two things upon this changing earth can neither change nor end; the splendor of Christ’s humble birth, the love of friend for friend. Merry Xmas!

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Diwali Greeting Messages

Diwali Greetings Messages for Diwali Cards

Diwali is another auspicious and considered to be the biggest festival of Hindu community. During diwali festival, people are exchanging Diwali gifts together with special Diwali cards. However, some people find it hard to come up with the perfect diwali greetings messages to be written on their Diwali card. As a result, they tend to look for their messages online.

Fortunately, as one of the interesting feature of Hindu religion, Diwali is one of my favorite topics to be talked about. I’ve also faced the same predicament before so I come up with the idea of collecting nice diwali greetings messages for cards and ecards. Below are some of the best samples of diwali wishes and diwali messages that you can use. I hope this helps.

Diwali Greeting Messages

1. From 365greetings Diwali Messages

Lavish meals… Bright lamps… Festive activities… Colorful garlands…
These are the elements of Diwali festival. But don’t forget to give thanks to our creator.
 Complete the celebration with prayers. 
May you and your family have a wonderful and blessed Diwali!

As the Lord Rama defeats evil, 
may this festival of light bring peace and prosperity to your life. 
May this day be the start of your new and happier life. 
I’m wishing you a happy and prosperous Diwali!

I may be thousand miles away from you, 
This Diwali, I’m sending my heartiest wishes to you and family. 
May all of you have blessed Diwali celebration!

I may be thousand miles away from you, 
This Diwali, I’m sending my heartiest wishes to you and family. 
May all of you have blessed Diwali celebration!!

2.  From Hubpage Diwali Messages Section

The most joyful season of the year is almost here,
May you be showered with happiness and peace.

As the festival of lights is about to come,Drop all the worries and fears andReplace them with delightfulness and joy.

The lovely array of lights you’ll see;
I hope that it will bring you all the best until eternity.
May you and your family be so happy this coming Diwali!

Diwali season: the time when good totally won over the villains.
Well, we did not beat them up, they had just given up.
Let’s spread love and happiness
So the villains will not be able to fight anymore.
Happy Diwali!

I am wishing you a fun-filled celebration of the festival of Diwali.
I hope that peace and luck will illuminate your way,
in whichever path you choose to take.

3. Some great Diwali Messages from squidoo

Another year will be over, 
another year will come.
I hope and pray that the lights of Diwali 
illuminate the new chapter of your life.
Happy Diwali!

May every aspect of your life become
as luminous and exciting as
the lights flickering
on the lamps in the festival of lights.

No matter how little their light is,
they can still light up the whole world 
and bring us out of our dark agonies.
May the lights of Diwali play such role in your life.

Problems are like caves.
But don’t forget that we are guided
by the lights of Diwali until we reach the end of the tunnel.
I hope this Diwali festival will get you out of trouble
and make you stronger.”

Related links
  1. Diwali Cards from 123greetings
  2. Rangoli Designs from 365greetings
  3. Diwali Decoration ideas from Easy day