hello kitty dancing Christmas lightsHello Kitty Christmas lights are a joy to keep as their very presence in your yard can make eyes roll in excitement. They are also available as tiny Hello Kitty faces stringed together for use in any indoor space.

I was visiting a friend a few years ago when I saw this cute, adorable lighted Hello Kitty figure in her yard that I became a serious fan and vowed to start collecting these for my own Christmas decorations.

I could not have purchased all of them at once with a long list of other things to buy, so I started buying them one at a time to avoid exceeding my Christmas budget.

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Christmas tree

Christmas is indeed the much-awaited celebration every year. Kids or adults, we all look forward with excitement and joy for that time of the year when we enjoy the home decorations, gift-giving, and time together with family and friends.

Even though it is going to be merry-making all the way, planning a party and buying gifts for your loved ones for Christmas can be overwhelming. There is so much to do, yet not enough time to do all of them. With Christmas less than twelve weeks away, we need to start planning for the celebration right now, else things can get messy.

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treeThe German immigrants who had settled in Pennsylvania in the beginning of the nineteenth century were the first to introduce the tradition of Christmas trees in the USA.

Using a Christmas tree as an important part of the Christmas celebrations was a practice that began in Germany even as early as 700 A.D. and it continued well into the nineteenth century. Read the rest of this entry