Santa Tracker | Blogmas # 24 ❄

Hey Guys! Hope you are all doing well!

It is Christmas Eve! Today in Bulgaria and in other Christian countries it is a fasting day, which will end with a family dinner, which should be vegan – no meat, dairy products and eggs are allowed.

As we have mentioned before in our Blogmas posts of Christmas around the world, in some traditions Christmas Eve is more important then the Christmas Day itself. You can check the different traditions here:
Part 1, Part 2, Part 3

But most importantly, today Santa starts his journey around the world. When I was a kid I always wanted to know, when exactly Santa will come to my country and when will he leave. Well now, this is all possible.

Thanks to Google now we have a Santa Tracker! You can see where Santa is and where will he be. Click the link below to see the Santa Tracker.

https://santatracker.google.com/standby.html

You can also check out the Santa village and play different games with the little Santa helpers and the reindeers.

https://santatracker.google.com/village.html

I am really excited about this and let’s see what Google has prepared for us!

Joy. Happiness. Love.

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Christmas Movies Rating | Blogmas # 23 ❄

Hey Guys!

Only 2 day to Christmas are left!!!

In our second Blogmas post, we have made a list of 12 Christmas related movies we were going to watch this year. So after seeing all of them it is time to pick our best and least favourite ones.

So this is the way we have rated the 12 Christmas Movies we watched:

  1. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
  2. Miracle on 34th Street (1994)  
  3. It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)
  4. Home Alone (1990)
  5. The Christmas Chronicles (2018)
  6. A Christmas Story (1983)
  7. A Christmas Carol (1951) Scrooge (original title)
  8. Love Actually (2003)
  9. Scrooged (1988)
  10. The Grinch (2018)     
  11. Four Christmases (2008)
  12. Jingle all the way (1996)

How did you rate the movies and which one of these is your favourite one?

Check out the The Best Christmas Movies | Blogmas # 2

Joy. Happiness. Love.

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Christmas Decoration | Blogmas # 21 ❄

Hey Guys!

Some of you may know that I have moved out this year to a new place. I have to be honest, I was so excited about Christmas these year, because finally i was able to decorate my place the way I wanted.

My decoration is still not completed and I am done just with one of the rooms, but here is the current one ^_^

In my family, we usually decorate the home around 23rd or 24th of December, as we keep it till 14th of January (the “Old New Year” in Russia). And if we decorate the tree earlier, all of the needles will be gone by 14th. But this year I have bought an artificial tree so the needles problem is solved :).

Did you have fun decoration your home this year?

Joy. Happiness. Love.

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Real or artificial tree | Blogmas # 20 ❄

Hey Guys! Hope you are doing well!

I had a dilemma. I was really unsure if i should by a real or artificial tree for this Christmas. And this is a topic that has been raised from a lot of families during Christmas time every year.

In order to make the right decision, I made a small list of Pros and Cons of the real and artificial trees.

Every year we hear one and the same thing from the activists who claim that they are saving the planet by buying an artificial tree instead of cutting a real one. Well, this is not quite true.
First of all the Real Christmas trees that we see being sold, have been raised specifically for being Christmas trees. There are farms for that and if someone cuts a tree from the forest and not from the designated place, they will have to face a solid 4 digits fine.
Second, the majority of artificial trees are made out of very harmful for our health materials. You can actually find in the user manual of how to put the tree, instructions of using gloves if touching the tree, washing hands with specific chemicals and not letting kids come close to it. Yay!
Buying an artificial tree will actually be in favour of the environment if it is used for 15-20 years. There are a lot of people who buy artificial trees and throw them after 2-3 years. The recycling of such a product takes much more time and it is much more damaging to nature. Which makes the whole idea of having an artificial tree useless.
Having a real tree is nice, the smell the feeling is amazing, but cleaning after it is real torture. All those needles and small pines… and the gum. Needless to say, you can find all these needles even in places you can never expect them to be.

So after making pointing these things out, I was actually still confused. But then, the good old economics and people’s greed helped me with the decision.

I went to a couple of places where I could find real trees and indeed there were some really nice ones. When I asked the seller, what is the price range he said that the trees start from 30 up to 70 leva. (15 to 35 euros). For 30 leva you can get a small and already old tree, and for 60-70 leva you will be able to get a good, ca. 1.6m, tree. I asked the guy, will I receive a bill, he said that they are the “producers” and they do not give bill (logic, where are you), so that was a time for me to bargain 🙂 . Apparently, not a lot of people know that, if they do not receive bills, the price is not set and you can bargain. The seller gave me a final price of 45 leva for the tree I liked, which means that the actual price of it should be around 15 leva – the way it was 3-4 years back.

I went to another, big store, where you were able to find both real and artificial trees. There were also trees in pots, which after that can be planted. The seller offered me a 1.6m tree in a pot for the price of 33 leva, after discount, as I went pretty late to buy it. Its real, initial price was 60 leva. But wait, you have to buy also a big pot for 15 leva and lots of soil, lets say for 10 more leva. Okaaaay… so in general again it goes to 60 leva for one tree.

At this point, I realised that I will buy an artificial tree. The tree I have already liked was 1.8m, green for 89 leva. The easy calculation was that I will spend a lot more money if I am buying a tree every year, rather then just buy it once and use it for the next 10-15 years.

This is the tree i bought. It looks smaller than it actually is. Check out the Blogmas post about my Christmas Decoration to see how it looks with lights and ornaments 🙂

What do you prefer, a real or an artificial tree?

Joy. Happiness. Love.

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Who brings the gifts in the different Countries? | Blogmas # 10 ❄

Ho ho ho! Hope you are doing well guys!

Ever wondered who are the Gift-Bringers in the different countries around the world?

We have asked our followers on Instagram about their Christmas traditions and celebrations and here is the list of the Gift-Bringers in the different countries!

The Gift-Bringers around the world:

AfghanistanBaba Chaghaloo
AlbaniaBabadimri
ArmeniaGaghant Baba / Kaghand Papa
Austria  Christkind (a little angel like person)
AzerbaijanŞaxta baba (Grandfather Frost)
BelarusSviaty Mikalaj (St. Nicholas) & Dzied Maroz (Grandfather Frost)
BelgiumSinterklaas or Père Noël
Bosnia and HerzegovinaDjeda Mraz
Brazil Papai Noel & Bom Velhinho
Bulgaria Dyado Koleda (Grandfather Christmas)
ChileViejito Pascuero (Christmas old man)
ChinaSheng dan lao ren 
Colombia Niño Dios (Baby Jesus)
Costa Rica Niño dios & Colacho
CroatiaDjed Božičnjak (Grandfather Christmas)
Czech Republic Svatý Mikuláš and Ježíšek (the Christ child)
DenmarkJulemanden (Christmas Man)
EcuadorPapa Noel
EgyptBaba Noël
EstoniaJõuluvana (Yule Elder)
EthiopiaYágena Abãt (Christmas Father)
FinlandSanta Claus or Joulupukki
FrancePère Noël (Father Christmas)
GeorgiaTovlis Babua (Snow Grandfather)
GermanyWeihnachtsmann (Christmas Man) & Christkind
GreeceAghios Vassilis
HaitiTonton Nwèl
HawaiiKanakaloka
HungaryMikulás/ Télapó & Jézuska
IcelandJólasveinn (Yule Man) & Jólasveinarnir (The Yule Lads)
IndiaChristmas Baba/Thatha/Natal Bua
IndonesiaSinterklas
IranBaba Noel
IraqBaba Noel / Vader Kersfees
IrelandSan Nioclás & Daidí na Nollag (Father Christmas)
ItalyBabbo Natale or La Befana (an old woman) or The Three Kings
JapanSanta-san & Hoteiosho
LatviaZiemassvētku vecītis (Christmas old man)
LebanonBaba Noël
LithuaniaSenis Šaltis (Old Man Frost) & Kalėdų Senelis (Christmas Grandfather)
MacedoniaDedo Mraz
MaltaSan Niklaw
MexicoEl Niñito Dios, Los Reyes Magos  & Santo Clós
MongoliaUvliin Uvuu (Winter Grandpa)
NetherlandsSinterklaas & Kerstman
NorwayJulenissen (Santa Claus) or ‘Nisse’ (Small Gnomes)
PakistanChrismtas Baba
PeruPapá Noel
PhilippinesSanta Claus
PolandSwiety Mikolaj
PortugalPai Natal
Puerto RicoThe Three Kings / Magi
RomaniaMoş Nicolae (Old Man Nicholas), Moş Gerilă (Old Man Frost)
RussiaDed Morez (Grandfather Frost)
SerbiaDeda Mraz or Božić Bata (Christmas Brother)
SlovakiaSvätý Mikuláš or Ježíško (the Christ child)
SloveniaSveti Miklavž / Božiček or Dedek Mraz
South Africa Sinterklaas or Kersvader (Father Christmas)
South KoreaSanta Kullosu
SpainLos tres Reyes Mages, Papá Noel, Tió de Nadal, Olentzero
Sri LankaNaththal Seeya
SwedenJultomten (Santa) & Nissar / Tomte (Christmas Gnomes)
SwitzerlandSamichlaus, Befana or the Three Kings
SyriaBaba Noël
TajikistanBobo Barfi (Grandpa Snow)
TurkeyNoel Baba (Father Christmas)
UkraineSvyatyy Mykolay & Did Moroz
United KingdomFather Christmas
USASanta Claus
UzbekistanQor bobo (Grandfather Snow
VenezuelaSan Nicolás & Niño Jesús
VietnamÔng già Noel (Christmas old man)
Wales Siôn Corn (Chimney John)

If you want to know how to say Merry Christmas the different languages, check out our previous Blogmas post by clicking HERE!

Joy. Happiness. Love.

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How to say Merry Christmas in the different Languages?| Blogmas # 9 ❄

Ho ho ho! Hope you are doing well guys!

Ever wondered how are people around the world wishing each other Merry Christmas?

We have asked our followers on Instagram about their Christmas traditions and celebrations and here is the list of how to say Merry Christmas in the different languages!

Merry Christmas in different Languages:

Afganistan (Dari)Christmas Mubarak (کرسمس مبارک)
AfrikaansGeseënde Kersfees
AkanAfishapa
AlbanianGëzuar Krishtlindjen
AlsatianE güeti Wïnâchte
Amharic Melikam Gena! (መልካም ገና!)
Apache (Western)Gozhqq Keshmish
ArabicEid Milad Majid (عيد ميلاد مجيد)
AramaicEedookh Breekha
ArmenianShnorhavor Amanor yev Surb Tznund
Ashantiafehyia pa
Bahasa/MalaySelamat Hari Natal
Basque (Euskara)Eguberri on
Bengalishubho bôṛodin (শুভ বড়দিন)
BicolanoMaugmang Pasko
BretonNedeleg Laouen
BulgarianVesela Koleda
Cambodia (Khmer)Rik-reay​​ Bon​ Noel (រីករាយ បុណ្យ​ណូអែល)
CantoneseSeng Dan Fai Lok (聖誕快樂)
CatalanBon Nadal
CherokeeDanistayohihv &Aliheli’sdi Itse Udetiyvasadisv
ChewaMoni Wa Chikondwelero Cha Kristmasi
CornishNadelik Lowen
CorsicanBon Natale
Croatian (and Bosnian)Sretan Božić
CzechVeselé Vánoce
DagbanNi ti Burunya Chou
DanishGlædelig Jul
Dutch/FlemishVrolijk Kerstfeest
EdoIselogbe
EnglishMerry Christmas
EsperantoFeliĉan Kristnaskon
EstonianRõõmsaid Jõulupühi
EweBlunya na wo
Faroe Islands (Faroese)Gleðilig jól
FarsiChristmas MobArak
FinnishHyvää joulua
FrenchJoyeux Noël
FulaJabbama be salla Kirismati
GaelicNollaig Chridheil
GalicianBo Nadal
Georgiangilocav shoba-akhal c’els
GermanFrohe Weihnachten
GreekKala Christouyenna (Καλά Χριστούγεννα)
GreenlandicJuullimi Pilluarit
GujaratiAnandi Natal or Khushi Natal
Haitian CreoleJwaye Nowe
Hausabarka dà Kirsìmatì
HawaiianMele Kalikimaka
HindiŚubh krisamas (शुभ क्रिसमस)
Holland (Dutch)Zalig Kerstfeest
HungarianBoldog karácsonyt
IbibioIdara ukapade isua
IcelandicGleðileg jól
IgboE keresimesi Oma
IlokanoNaragsak Nga Paskua
IlonggoMalipayon nga Pascua
IndonesianSelamat Natal
InuitQuvianagli Anaiyyuniqpaliqsi
Irish – GaelicNollaig Shona Dhuit
Israel – HebrewChag Molad Sameach (חג מולד שמח)
ItalianBuon Natale
JapaneseMeri Kurisumasu (or ‘Meri Kuri’)
Kannadakris mas habbada shubhaashayagalu
KinyarwandaNoheli nziza
KonkaniKhushal Borit Natala
KoreanMeri krismas’ or ‘seongtanjeol jal bonaeyo’
Kurdish (Kumanji)Kirîsmes u ser sala we pîroz be
LadinBon/Bun Nadèl
LatinFelicem Diem Nativitatis
LatvianPriecīgus Ziemassvētkus
LingalaMbotama Malamu
LithuanianLinksmų Kalėdų
LugandaSeku Kulu
MacedonianSreken Bozhik
Madagascar(Malagasy)Tratra ny Noely
MalayalamChristmas inte mangalaashamsakal
MalteseIl-Milied it-Tajjeb
MandarinSheng Dan Kuai Le (圣诞快乐)
Manx (the Isle of Man)Nollick Ghennal
MarathiŚubh Nātāḷ or Natal Chya shubhechha
MizoKrismas Chibai
MontenegrinHristos se rodi! Vaistinu se rodi!
NahuatlCualli netlācatilizpan
NavajoNizhonigo Keshmish
NdebeleIzilokotho Ezihle Zamaholdeni
NepaliKreesmasko shubhkaamnaa
New Zealand (Maori)Meri Kirihimete
NorwegianGod Jul or Gledelig Jul
Pangalatok / PangasinenseMaabig ya pasko
PapiamentuBon Pascu
PolishWesołych Świąt
PortugueseFeliz Natal
Punjabikarisama te nawāṃ sāla khušayāṃwālā hewe
RomanianCrăciun Fericit
RomanshBellas festas da Nadal
RussianS Razhdestvom!
Sami (North-Sami)Buorit Juovllat
SamoanManuia Le Kerisimasi
SanskritKrismasasya shubhkaamnaa
ScotsBlithe Yule
SerbianHristos se rodi! Vaistinu se rodi!
ShindiChristmas jun wadhayun
ShonaMuve neKisimusi
SicilianBon Natali
Sinhala (spoken in Sri Lanka)Suba Naththalak Wewa
SlovakianVeselé Vianoce
Slovene or SlovenianVesel Božič
Soga/Lasoga (Uganda)Mwisuka Sekukulu
SomaliKirismas Wacan
SomaliKirismas Wacan
Sotho (Lesotho, South Africa)Le be le keresemese e monate
Spanish (Españo)Feliz Navidad or Nochebuena
Sranantongo (Suriname)Swit’ Kresneti
Sugbuhanon or CebuanoMaayong Pasko
SwahiliKrismasi Njema / Heri ya Krismasi
SwedishGod Jul
Swiss GermanSchöni Wiehnachte
TagalogMaligayang Pasko
Tamilkiṟistumas vāḻttukkaḷ
TeluguChristmas Subhakankshalu
ThaiSuk sarn warn Christmas
TigrinyaRuhus Beal Lidet
TurkishMutlu Noeller
UkranianVeseloho Rizdva or Khrystos Rozhdayetsia
Urdukrismas mubarak (کرسمس)
VietnameseChuć Mưǹg Giańg Sinh
Walloondjoyeus Noyé
Warey WareyMaupay Nga Pasko
WelshNadolig Llawen
Xhosa/isiXhosaKrismesi emnandi
YorubaE ku odun, e ku iye’dun
Yucatec MayaKi’imak “navidad”
YupikAlussistuakeggtaarmek
Zulu UKhisimusi omuhle

If you want to know who are the Gift-Bringers in the different countries around the world, check out our next Blogmas post by clicking HERE!

Joy. Happiness. Love.

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Christmas around the World! (part 2) | Blogmas # 5 ❄

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As cheerful as it sounds, the beauty of Christmas lies in the unique ways people celebrate it around the world. How fascinating are the traditions, people are following since the old times?

Here are some diverse Christmas traditions, we came across.
Hope you enjoy them!

6. The Netherlands “Zalig Kerstfeest”
For most children in The Netherlands, the most important day is 5th December, when Sinterklaas (St. Nicholas) and his servants called ‘Zwarte Pieten’ (‘Black Peters’) bring them their presents! Dutch tradition says that St. Nicholas lives in Madrid, Spain and every year he chooses a different harbour to arrive in Holland.
On Christmas Eve night, Dutch Children believe that Santa Claus, (‘Christmas man’ / ‘Kerstman’) comes from Lapland in Finland to deliver more presents!
Christmas Day is known as ‘Eerste Kerstdag’ (first Christmas day) and the day after Christmas is called ‘Tweede Kerstdag’ (second Christmas day). On the second day people tend to visit their families. The traditional way to eat with the family is called ‘gourmetten’, which is a little stove that is put on the table and where everyone prepares their own meal while seated.

7. Czech Republic “Veselé Vánoce”
The main Christmas celebrations are on Christmas Eve. The Czech traditional Christmas dinner often consists of fish soup (made of carp), and fried carp with potato salad.
Ježíšek ‘Little Jesus’ (the Czech version of Christkind) brings presents during the Christmas Eve dinner and leaves them under the Christmas Tree. Czech children have their dinner in a different from where the tree is located. When they hear the bell ring, that means that Ježíšek had been and has left their presents under the tree.
There’s a superstition in the Czech Republic that says if you throw a shoe over your shoulder on Christmas day, if the toe points towards the door, you will be married soon!

8. Finland “Hyvää joulua”
Finnish people believe that Santa Claus or Father Christmas lives in the north part of Finland called Korvatunturi (or Lapland), north of the Arctic Circle.
The main Christmas meal is eaten in the early evening. The course may include s lutefish, a leg of a pork with mashed potatoes, casseroles, cured salmon and turkey. Desert is baked rice pudding/porridge eaten with spiced plum jam. One almond is hidden in the pudding and whoever finds it will be lucky for the next year.
After the meal, Joulupukki (Santa) might visit the house!
A good Christmas sauna is always a great way to end the day.

9. Poland “Wesołych Świąt”
For Polish people, Advent is the beginning of Christmas time.
Wigilia (Christmas Eve) is a very important and busy day. Traditionally, no food is eaten until the first star is seen in the sky and after the children spot it it is time for the main meal, which is called “Kolacja wigilijna”.
On the table there are 12 dishes, meat free. Everyone has to eat or at least try some of each dish.
Presents are brought by Święty Mikołaj but in some parts of Poland there are different present bringers like “Dziadek Mróz” (Ded Moroz) or “Gwiazdor”, the Starman. The starman is not always all-good, if someone was bad, he can give him “rózga”, a birch-rod that should be used on bad person!
Christmas Eve is finished by going to Church for a Midnight Mass service.
It is said that carp’s scales bring luck and fortune and some are kept for the whole year (e.g. in wallets). Traditionally, some older ladies put them in their bras during the supper and give them to the guest on the next day for good luck.

10. Bulgaria “Vesela Koleda”
Although Bulgaria is an Orthodox country, Christmas there is celebrated on 25th of December instead of 7th of January.
Christmas Eve is usually celebrated with a traditional dinner. The meal should be vegan and must have an odd number of dishes in it (salt, pepper and sugar can count as separate dishes!).
There’s a special round and decorated loaf of bread called ‘pita’ which has a coin baked in it. If you find it, you’re meant to have good luck for the next year! The bread is normally cut by the oldest person at the meal and they hand it around the table.
Walnuts are very important. If your walnut is delicious you will have a good year, but if it’s spoiled, empty or has a small nut you’ll have a bad year!
It’s traditional that the table is left with all the food on it until the morning of Christmas Day. Some people think their ancestors might like something to eat during the night!
Around Midnight Koledari can visit your home who deliver the good news of Christ’s birth, sing Christmas songs, and say blessings about the house and its owners. After the singing, the head of the house will give the Koledari food to thank them for singing.
Dyado Koleda (Grandpa Christmas), comes at night and leaves the presents under the Christmas tree. He might also have a some food at night especially if there are some cookies left.
On Christmas Day families have another big meal, but this time there will be meat, normally some kind of pork.
An old traditional says that an oak, elm or pear tree known as a “budnik” should be burnt at night and if the fire is great and there are lot of sparks, the year will be fertile and healthy.

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Joy. Happiness. Love.

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Christmas Family Activities | Blogmas # 4 ❄

Ho Ho Ho, Guys! And welcome back to our Blogmas 2018 journey 😀 Hope you are doing great!

December is the month in which we aim to spend more time with our friends and families. We have pointed out 25 different activities that you can enjoy with your family. 25 days filled with quality memories. So get ready for some funny and lovely times.

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  • Have a family game night
  • Have hot chocolate and candy canes
  • Go to a tree-lighting ceremony
  • Have a snowball fight
  • Go sledding
  • Go ice skating
  • Go skiing
  • Built forts
  • Make a Snowman contest
  • Create handmade Christmas cards
  • Decorate the Christmas tree and the house
  • Wrap Christmas presents
  • Have a Christmas movies marathon
  • Sing Christmas carols
  • Attend a Christmas play (e.g. The Nutcracker)
  • Attend a Christmas Bazaar
  • Go to a Christmas Party
  • Complete a random act of kindness
  • Make and decorate gingerbread house or men
  • Old family videos night
  • Take a family drive to see the neighborhood holiday decorations
  • Write letters to Santa
  • Have a “fancy dress” code for dinner one night
  • Have an ugly sweater competition
  • Pull out sleeping bags and have a family slumber party under the tree

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Hope you have enjoyed this post and this small list will help you find out more creative ways to celebrate the lead-up to Christmas with your closest ones. This is certainly a time of year to celebrate!! What are your favorite Christmas activities? 

Joy. Happiness. Love.

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Christmas Jokes | Blogmas # 3 ❄

Ho-Ho-Ho!

December is the holly jolly month filled with happiness and laughter. So today we have decided to share with you some of the Christmas related jokes and puns we have stumbled across.

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What did Adam say the day before Christmas?
“It’s Christmas, Eve!”
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What kind of music do elves listen to? Wrap.
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Comic by Scott Nickel

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Husband: “What do you want for Christmas?” 
Wife: “A divorce!”
Husband: “Can you think of anything cheaper?” 
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What do you call an old snowman?
Water.
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Sister: “What are you giving Mom and Dad for Christmas?
Brother: “A list of everything I want!”
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Comic by Scott Nickel

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Daughter: “Mommy, I want a beautiful pony with a bow for Christmas.”
Mother: “OK then on Christmas Eve we will go to the hairdresser.”
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Julie: “What’s the difference between Santa’s reindeer and a knight?”
Robert: “What?”
Julie: “One slays the dragon, and the other’s draggin’ the sleigh.”
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What do you call an elf that can sing and dance? 
Elfis.
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Comic by Scott Nickel

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As a little girl climbed onto Santa’s lap, Santa asked the usual:
“And what would you like for Christmas?” 
The child stared at him open mouthed and horrified for a minute, then gasped:
“Didn’t you get my E-mail? 
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What do you call a greedy elf?
Elfish.
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A mafioso’s son sits at his desk writing a Christmas list to Jesus. He first writes, “Dear baby Jesus, I have been a good boy the whole year, so I want a new…” He looks at it, then crumples it up into a ball and throws it away.
He gets out a new piece of paper and writes again, “Dear baby Jesus, I have been a good boy for most of the year, so I want a new…” He again looks at it and throws it away.
He then gets an idea. He goes into his mother’s room, takes a statue of the Virgin Mary, puts it in the closet and locks the door. He takes another piece of paper and writes, “Dear baby Jesus, if you ever want to see your mother again…” 
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Comic by Scott Nickel


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Why do mummies like Christmas so much?
They’re into all the wrapping.
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It is late December and the correctional court judge is in a good mood. 
He asks the defendant: “What are you accused of?”
The defendant replies: “I am accused of having done my Christmas shopping too early!” 
The judges says: “But that’s not a crime.” 
“Well, it was before the store opened…” 
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Mason says to his mother: “You can delete the train set from my Christmas wish list.”
Mother: “Why is that?”
Mason: “Yesterday, I found one in the closet.” 
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Comic by Scott Nickel

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Eggnog, when getting fat from eating food just isn’t enough. 
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Two brothers are talking about what they received for Christmas. “Haha, I got twice as many presents as you, I know who Mum and Dad love most!” says the younger brother. To which the older brother replied “And I know who has cancer …”
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One day, Santa saw a young deer with a glowing nose of red…he smiled at him and waved to young creature.
The deer dropped his bottle of gin and exclaimed “Oh Sh!t…it’s Santa!” And ran away.
Santa rubbed his beard and shook his head. “I think I’ll call that one Rude-off.” 
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Comic by Scott Nickel

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Father: “My son, who brings the presents for Christmas?”
Son: “Amazon!” 
Father: “No, I mean the fat man with the beard.” 
Son: “Edward, the postman?”
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Father: “Son there is something I need to tell you: Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny, that’s always been me.”
“I already know, dad,” the son reassures him. “Only the stork, that was Uncle Fred.” 
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What is your favorite Christmas anecdote? Share your funniest stories with us in the comments below.

Hope you have enjoyed the post as much as we did and see you guys tomorrow! ❤

Joy. Happiness. Love.

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The Best Christmas Movies | Blogmas # 2 ❄

Hey Guys!

What better way to dip yourself into the festive chills than watching a good Christmas movie.

We have decided to watch a total of 12 movies every second day, which will include some of the all times classics as well as some movies which are not that high rated by the critics. At the end of the month we will share our personal preferences and rate the movies, without any spoilers, of course 😀

So the list is as follows:

  1. The Christmas Chronicles (2018)
  2. Scrooged (1988)
  3. A Christmas Carol (1951) Scrooge (original title)
  4. It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)
  5. The Grinch (2018)
  6. Home Alone (1990)
  7. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
  8. Miracle on 34th Street (1994)                           
  9. A Christmas Story (1983)
  10. Jingle all the way (1996)
  11. Love Actually (2003)
  12. Four Christmases (2008)

Share with us your favourite Christmas movies, especially, if they are not on the list above. We are more than excited to see them all ^_^ !

Joy. Happiness. Love.

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Blogmas 2018 | Blogmas # 1 ❄

Hey Guys!

It’s December again! The holy jolly month of presents, ginger breads, hot chocolates and cozy nights! The month of Christmas!

This year, we have decided to take part in the Blogmas series again. Our goal this time is to actually post everyday till Christmas *crossing fingers procrastination won’t take over us*🤞🏻 . We have a lot what to share about the numerous traditions and customs which take place in the month of December, so stay tuned 😊 .

If there is a specific topic that you would like to know more about, we will be more than happy to write about it. You can always leave your suggestions in the comments section below, contact us on Instagram @wandering_waffles or email us on wanderingwaffles@gmail.com

Joy. Happiness. Love.

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