Every culture that celebrates Christmas also has its own festive ways to make the holiday special. Some of those feature foods or sweets that are seasonal such as Christmas turkey, Christmas log cakes and gingerbread man. Some people offer gifts with special significance, while others decorate their homes in a certain way, host festivals, parades, or throw parties to celebrate the beginning of the holiday season. This year, the holiday might look different for a lot of us, since we may be subject to less restrictions due to the pandemic.
While the majority of families opt to enjoy Christmas in Singapore with their loved ones, some families prefer to spend the holiday abroad in countries with snow. The holiday season is a time for gathering with loved ones and celebrating with family and friends. Additionally, it is a time for sharing holiday feasts and exchanging gifts. It is, after all, the happiest season of the year! Christmas is a time for wrapping presents, lighting, holiday gatherings, and special Christmas foods. Here are a few ideas for having the best Christmas ever this year!
1. Send Holiday Cookies to Friends and Family
If there were a designated time of year for cookies, it would unquestionably be the holiday season. Making cookies is not only a wonderful winter activity, but they are also wonderful food gifts or additions to Christmas celebrations. Sending Christmas cookies can bring holiday cheer to loved ones no matter where they are. Everyone enjoys receiving surprises, especially ones that are crafted with homemade love. The best season of all is cookie season. My favorite Christmas custom to share with loved ones and friends is baking cookies. You can pick a cookie that is ideal for a large cookie plate, a cookie exchange with friends, or as part of a Christmas cookie box, ranging from traditional sugar cookies with royal icing to gingerbread men, peanut butter blossoms, and buttery shortbread.
Not just Santa will be enjoying these delectable Christmas delights. There is something on this list for everyone, including gingerbread men, sugar cookies, and bar cookies. Everyone knows cookies are the perfect end to a Christmas dinner. If baking is not your strong suit, you can opt to purchase cookies or other holiday baked goodies from a bakery.
At Honeypeachsg Bakery, we have a range of Christmas baked goods ranging from Mini Chocolate Yule Log Cake to Reindeer Christmas Dessert Box. We know there might days when you are too busy to deliver desserts to your loved ones' doorstep, don't worry; we can do it for you. All our Christmas desserts come with free islandwide doorstep delivery with designated time.
2. Throw a Christmas Dinner Party
Along with gifts, we often associate Christmas with gatherings with friends and family as well as delectable holiday dinners. We want them all, whether they are delicious seafood platters, roast meats, or the eagerly anticipated turkey meals. The holiday season gives us all the chance to celebrate the year's accomplishments with our loved ones. Finding the ideal restaurant to welcome loved ones, however, can be difficult at the busiest season of the year. You might think about going out to dine or throwing your best Christmas dinner party!
Christmas is a well-established custom. It's an opportunity to mingle with loved ones, celebrate the holidays, and eat delicious food. You must serve a variety of Christmas foods at the dinner. Not to be missed are baked ham and roasted turkey. Turkey is one of the most iconic features of a Christmas dinner. For many families, it simply isn’t a Christmas dinner without a turkey.
One of the popular Christmas sweets which is none other than Yule Log Cake. was initially developed as a tribute to an old custom. The Yule Log made of Christmas chocolate that we all know and love is actually a representation of the traditional Christmas custom of gathering and burning a very huge log in the fireplace. Made from a heavenly mix of light chocolate sponge, filled with chocolate cream and covered with a chocolate cream, especially scrolled to resemble the patterns of tree bark, then often dusted with icing sugar for a snowy effect. As years goes by, bakeries have created many different cake flavours such as Strawberry Log Cake.
3. Decorate Your Christmas Tree
When putting up your Christmas tree, the first and most crucial step is to always add the lights because it is more challenging to do so after you've added ornaments like baubles and garlands. You must make sure that everything is well distributed and well-balanced given the numerous Christmas tree decorations you are likely to own. Starting at the top of the tree, arrange the decorations before moving down. By doing this, you may quickly verify your design as you decorate your Christmas tree. A statement tree topper is a lovely way to round off the elegant appearance of your Christmas tree. Make sure to select one that best complements your theme, your Christmas tree's proportion, and keep in mind the height of your ceiling as well. The most common tree toppers are usually stars or angels, but there are many other options, including personalized designs, or you can construct your own Christmas topper.
4. Choose Christmas Present
‘Tis the season! Christmas is almost here and with it, the stress of gift-giving. How do you choose the perfect present after the year we’ve all had? Once your house is fully decked out for the holidays with stockings, garland, and a Christmas tree, it's time to start thinking of creative ways to wrap gifts that will wow your loved ones. We all agree that the contents of a gift should be the focus, but original gift wrapping ideas can make your holiday gift-giving more special. It's also a plus if you can put your gifts under the tree early enough so that they can serve as decorations. Give the recipient a thoughtful present that is both practical and useful for them and an improvement over a just functional item. Consider what is going on in their lives. Are they starting a new career or having their new home, for instance? Finding the right gift for each special person in our life also helps reduce waste. It’s such a waste to spend money and resources gathering up gifts that people won’t really use or enjoy. There’s nothing special about giving simply for the sake of gift-giving if the gift isn’t useful to the recipient.
Christmas gift exchanges can be challenging, especially if you spend a lot of time trying to find the ideal present for each friend, relative, and coworker. Christmas gift cards might be the best way to go! They can essentially picked their favourite item yet save you the hassle of buying the wrong presents! Other more popular gifting ideas would be sending food - everyone loves food especially desserts! A Christmas themed cupcakes would be the best Christmas gift idea. At Honeypeachsg Bakery, our Jingle Christmas Cupcakes are affordable and comes with free islandwide delivery - it save your time to deliver it yourself.
5. See The Christmas Lights
Driving around neighborhoods that are lit up for the holidays is one of the best activities. Here in Singapore, we have some magnificent displays, and the more Christmas lights, the merrier. These Christmas light sites offer exhilarating holiday experiences for the whole family, whether you like walk-through light shows or a drive-through spectacular. The top-rated Christmas Wonderland and the spectacular lights along Orchard Road are among the attractions on the list. These decorations not only lift the spirits, but they also create lovely settings for Instagram photos and shopping trips through the artificial winter wonderland.
Make a list of the places and activities you want to do before the actual Christmas, which is just two months away! Enjoy the finest season of the year!