It’s the most wonderful time of the year! It’s time to spend nights with family and friends, time to show those you love how much you appreciate them, and time to celebrate the year! And what better way to celebrate the holiday season than with some festive recipes, creative crafts, and merry family time. We’ve rounded up some ideas to make the holidays even more jolly!

Cook Up Some Holiday Cheer

Is anyone else ready for some Christmas cookies? This list has 25 delicious recipes for cookies that are perfect for sharing at family events or company Christmas parties. With so many choices, you’re sure to have a winning batch in your kitchen.

Festive Holiday Ideas for the Home

But the holidays wouldn’t be complete in your kitchen without the perfect Christmas dinner. If you want to avoid your meal turning out like this…

…then take a look at this holiday ham recipe that is super easy and will leave more time for family and presents!

Festive Holiday Ideas for the Home

Get In Touch With Your Creative Side

Is your Pinterest board overflowing with holiday craft ideas? Here are some of our favorites! Whether you’re ready to channel your inner Martha Stewart or just want to keep the kids busy on holiday break, these ideas will certainly add some cheer to your home.

Need something to spark inspiration? This list of 29 holiday craft ideas will have you cleaning out your craft drawer in no time. From sweet and simple, to creative and eye-catching- this list has got you and your family covered.

Festive Holiday Ideas for the Home

Have Some Fun With The Family

Enjoy this holiday season by spending some time with your loved ones. And while you’re at it, try out some of these games and activities. Just be sure to keep your camera nearby, you’re sure to need it with some of these!

If you’re up for some friendly competition, take part in the Saran Wrap Ball Challenge! Check out this video that explains the basics of this game. And a hint? If you want to take the challenge to the next level, have all the players wear oven mitts. Watch the video to see what we mean!

Need something more low key? Take a look at this Christmas tree gift game! It’s perfect for large family gatherings, friend get togethers, or office parties. Just make sure you don’t get any coal!

Festive Holiday Ideas for the Home

Do you and your family have any Christmas activities or traditions? Share them with us on our Facebook page! And from everyone here at Strittmatters, happy holidays!