Favorite Holiday Things $100 Crate and Barrel

Today I’m sharing my Favorite Holiday Things at Crate and Barrel, plus giving away a $100 gift card!

Favorite Holiday Things $100 Crate and Barrel

Happy Saturday, Friends. Today I’m sharing a few of my “favorite holiday things” from Crate and Barrel. No, this post is not sponsored by them, it’s just my way of saying “thank you” to my fabulous readers, and allowing one reader to win a $100 shopping spree to one of my favorite entertaining stores!

My favorite things.

I love Crate and Barrel for holiday shopping–for gifts and cooking and setting the table, so I’m sharing a few of my “favorite things.”

Favorite Holiday Things

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Favorite Holiday Things

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515 comments

  1. My favorite part of the holidays is listening and sharing past holiday tales with my family!

  2. Getting together with family.

  3. Everything….love the decorating and cooking and enjoying time with my family.

  4. My favorite thing is simply being with family and sharing stories!

  5. My favorite part of the holidays is spending time with my son, daughter in law and FANTASTIC grandcat who i adore. My son and daughter in law are outstanding chefs when it comes to entertaining and i really love sampling their creations. Thank you for this opportunity

  6. My favorite part is Advent preparation and Christmas celebration of the birth of Jesus. And gift giving!

  7. Decorating the Christmas Tree with family, looking at all the old ornaments and remembering good times.

  8. Decorating the house with fresh pine and cedar roping so everything smells wonderful.

  9. Giving to my family, friends and others

  10. Driving around to look at Christmas lights and Starbucks Christmas Blend!

  11. Christmas in NYC is so much fun.

  12. I like to cook and bake pretty much all year round, especially during the holidays. Decorating is my wife’s thing, I don’t have the patience for burnt out Christmas lights!

  13. I love everything about the holidays!

  14. Worship with my whole family… Children dressed in their Christmas best… So proud! Photos after church… Matching Christmas Jammie’s… It’s all wonderful! We are so blessed!

  15. My favorite part is being with family. Our annual Christmas party comes in a close second place as we get to re-connect with so many of our friends each year.

  16. We are blessed beyond measure in love of family that gathers together for Christmas… First to worship… Then dine together and open gifts to th delighted squeals of our Grandchildren! Love it all!

  17. I love spending time with my family and sharing food goodies (that we make to share with each other) with them!

  18. My favorite part of the holidays is visiting with family and friends

  19. I love being with my family and just sharing good times and good food.

  20. Definitely the decorating I love the look in the little ones eyes when they see they trees light up !!

  21. I love spending time with my family. The gift of together-time is more precious than anything.

  22. I like christmas shopping and seeing family

  23. My favorite part of the holiday’s is cooking and spending time with loved-ones. I love giving gifts too!

  24. My favorite part of the holidays is spending time with my family. And baking, of course!

  25. My favorite activity is cooking a traditional Christmas Eve Dinner for my family and then going to church together.

  26. So many things to love and celebrate this time of year – the birth of our Savior, wonderful foods, and time with family. A season of gratitude and blessings!

  27. My favorite part of the holidays is spend hours preparing a very special meal to bless my family.

  28. I love the decorating, making Potica with my daughter, (a family tradition) watching all our favorite Christmas movies…. and the music!

  29. Making and baking for family

  30. I like cooking and having a big meal at my house for all the family so we can be together.

  31. The best part is getting together with my sister and her family every Christmas.

  32. The joy, excitement and pending time with the family!

  33. My favorite part of the holidays is just enjoying the day with my family.
    Thank you!

  34. The giving of gifts to my friends and family, I normally abhor shopping, the one exception to that is Christmas shopping for my family and friends!

  35. My favorite part is baking and spending time with my family,

  36. The delight in my children’s eyes when they see their gifts on Christmas morning

  37. My favorite part of the holidays are family, food, and fun!!

  38. Cooking for my family & having us all together!

  39. I love every single thing about Christmas. I enjoy each and every minute with family and friends! I love to cook, decorate and give!

  40. Seeing the looks of delight, surprise, and total puzzlement on the faces of family and friends when they open their homemade gifts!

  41. Peanut brittle! I must make 20 pounds of this stuff every year. Fortunately most is given away because it is really good.

  42. This year, I think my favorite thing will be experiencing all of our traditions with my 2-year old. It’s going to be even more fun than usual!

  43. I love the family getting together. I love the love and the decorations and the lights.

  44. I love to wrap, oordinate colorful ribbon and find pretty ornaments to hang from the bow. My cat loves to help too, it makes for quite the event atop my dining room table.

  45. Great giveaway! I love finding the perfect gift for each of my family members and of course cooking all of their favorite treats for the holidays!

  46. My favorite part of the holidays is having friends and family over for celebrations – and the Christmas music that I look forward to listening to all year long!

  47. I love decorating and entertaining for the holidays!

  48. I love sharing with family and friends.

  49. I love the cooking and decorating. But I love spending time with my boys the most!

  50. I love cooking for friends and family. Everyone coming together is my very favorite part of the holiday season.

  51. Giving to my daughter and two beautiful grand babies.

  52. My favorite part of the holidays are when all my family is around the table sharing a meal and reminiscing about holidays past.

  53. I love the cooking and spending time with my family!

  54. I just love the traditions – being with family, eating the familiar yummy food, church Christmas Eve, gift opening

  55. My favorite part of the holidays is making and getting presents for people in my life.

  56. I love sharing family traditions with those who might not have a family in the area!

  57. I just love spending time cooking with my mom and my sisters! We only all get together once a year – it’s so fun to share the holiday together in my mom’s kitchen!

  58. All the family gatherings and traditions

  59. I love having the kids out of school and enjoying time together

  60. My favorite thing is the Decorating! Brightens up cold winter days!

  61. My favorite part of the holidays is spending time with family.

  62. I love cooking & baking! It’s a great time to feed family & friends

  63. Family, friends and food.

  64. Having my family all home healthy and happy

  65. my family. Together.

  66. Family!!! It’s the only time of year all of us get together.

  67. Being with family

  68. My favorite part of the holidays is being with family.

  69. My favorite is the cooking family favorite treats and decorating with the kids

  70. I love giving and spending time with family!!

  71. Hi! This is such a wonderful food blog! I’ve used it many times, and I’ve shared it with a lot of my friends :) I hope I win the contest! Thanks for holding it!!!

  72. lots of left-overs and a clean kitchen!

  73. Cooking with my family while listening to Christmas music and watching the snow fall outside. Happy sigh.

  74. What a fabulous giveaway!! I love baking treats the most.

  75. I love decorating the tree, cooking and spending time with friends and family!

  76. My favorite part is gift giving

  77. Giving and cooking

  78. For me, it’s spending time with my far-scattered family. We have many food traditions that we enjoy sharing, and I love to cook for all of them.

  79. Family togetherness, great food, pretty lights and candles. But I think my favorite part might be when my siblings help me with the dishes after the meal, just like when we were kids (only with less griping now :) ).

  80. I love the lights, the smells, the singing, the giving to others, the special programs & emphasis on looking to others’ situations & kindness, and most specially, being together with family.

  81. My favorite part of the Holidays is baking gifts for neighbors and getting together with friends and family

  82. My favorite part of the holidays is reconnecting with family and friends I haven’t been able to spend time with.

  83. Getting together with family is my favorite part of the holidays. We often don’t see each other during the rest of the year, so this is the time when we catch up with each other.

  84. I love hanging out with my family, especially near my parents’ wood stove. I swear it’s the only time all winter I feel warm!

  85. My favorite part of the holidays is spending quality time with my family.

  86. Family and Great Food!

  87. My favorite part of holidays is having my son home

  88. My favorite part of the Holidays is spending time with the whole family. The food, the fun and games, and just hanging out.

  89. Decorating, baking, and giving!

  90. I love the cooking

  91. I love the entire feel of the holidays, being with family and the usually beautiful lights and weather outside.

  92. Decorating the tree while drinking hot cocoa laced with Peppermint Schnapps.

  93. Baking lots of Christmas cookies for my family and friends!!

  94. My favorite part of the holidays is family and the Christmas dinner.

  95. Giving…

  96. My favorite part is the family time and all the good memories brought to mind with all the traditional dishes we make for the holiday

  97. I love all things holiday! I love decorating with my fiance, cooking with my mother and spending time with my family!

  98. Being with people I love. I won’t be getting to do that this year since I’ll be working both Thanksgiving and Christmas. I’ll connect via phone and Skype though.

  99. Fellowship with family, giving of our time to others, baking with the kids and the music of the Christmas season

  100. Seeing my family! I live in the Boston area and have a new job so don’t have much time off to see my family in south jersey. I cannot wait to go home for a week!! Oh and I love the good food too :) Thanks for the giveaway!

  101. I love Christmas Eve and the sense that there is magic in the air and anything is possible. And of course the eggnog and Christmas cookies.

  102. My favorite part of the holidays is gathering together with my family and enjoying a great Christmas dinner:-)

  103. I love to cook and share with friends and family.

  104. My favorite things about the holidays is spending time with the family and cooking all of our favorite dishes!

  105. Spending time with friends and family.

  106. My favorite part of the holidays is spending time with family and focusing on what is really important. And who am I kidding, the cookies are pretty great as well!

  107. My favorite part of the holidays is spending time with family. I get to see lots of family only once a year – at Christmas.

  108. My favorite part of the holidays is baking and then giving everything away as gifts.

  109. My favorite part is probably entertaining, no matter if it’s family &/or friends. I love having a house full of people over the holidays!

  110. Baking and decorating cookies is my favorite part of the Holidays. Watching someone enjoy what I’ve made is the best gift I could get!

  111. Favorite thing is decorating and giving at the holidays.

  112. i just love the holiday spirit. and of course the gatherings

  113. Giving and spending time with loved ones! :)

  114. Family and Food!

  115. My favorite part about the holidays is being with all our family! And decorating!

  116. Sharing, but I also love the decorating and baking just as much!

  117. My favorite part of the holidays has to be cooking, hands down food is the reason I love them.

  118. My favorite part of the holidays is cooking special treats.

  119. These blog contests are nuts. Way too much trouble!!!

  120. I love our family traditions and all the yummy food and baking we do

  121. I love baking and wrapping presents – ever since I was little.

  122. My favorite part of the holidays is everybody eating together .

  123. I love baking for the holidays or anytime!

  124. I love the cooking best. Especially, the last hectic 30-45 minutes when everything has to come together at the same time.

  125. Spending time with family

  126. Love spending time with family and friends, entertaining, cooking, decorating, sharing the holidays with those who don’t have family to spend it with.

  127. I would have to say the decorating and picking out gifts that I know my friends and family will love.

  128. I love baking and crafting for the holidays!

  129. Love getting to go home to my family and cooking with my mom!

  130. Getting together with extended family and spending time together is the best part of the holidays.

  131. Having my little brother home from the military.

  132. I love holiday baking – and all the wonderful savory and sweet smells emanating from the kitchen that also tastes good!

  133. My favorite thing about the holidays is being able to see my family more often.

  134. I enjoy it all. Thanks.

  135. It’s always always always making memories with loved ones – we cook, we eat, we laugh, we walk – and all the while we build on this legacy of family! Definitely my favorite part :)

  136. What don’t I love about the holiday?! I LOVE baking and getting together with family and friends. It’s so wonderful!

  137. I enjoy cooking most I think!

  138. My favorite part of the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays is cooking with and spending time with my family. Thanks for the chance to win this amazing prize.

  139. Cooking and seeing the family!

  140. baking cookies!

  141. I love that everything is closed so we stay home alllllll day together, with the cats, napping, baking, snuggling and laughing!

  142. My favorite part is being together with family…if we happen to be snowed in, all the better!

  143. I love the holiday spirit in the air :)

  144. My favorite part is baking Christmas cookies for gifts.

  145. would love to win this giveaway – Christmas for me is everything – family, friends, food, the tree, décor, Christmas Eve candlelight service and SNOW – I so miss snow!

  146. Baking!

  147. I love all of the planning that goes into the holidays. List making. Etc!

  148. I love spending time with my family and seeing all the pretty decorations and lights around town.

  149. Everything!! But I enjoy cooking the most :)

  150. I love Christmas Day! We stay at home, relax, read, take a walk around the neighborhood, eat goodies, and just enjoy being together. It’s so peaceful!

  151. I love spending time with my family and baking for them.

  152. So hard to pick just a part of this whole amazing season. Decorating the house in anticipation of all the people that come by is probably my favorite. Followed by finding ways to do things for people to make them happy……….people who are not able to do anything in return…….
    I just want them to feel loved and valued.

    Thanks for this, Sandy. Always appreciate you sharing your heart and home with us.

  153. My favorite thing about the holidays is cooking and baking for family and friends.

  154. Baking/cooking/decorate to entertain!

  155. I love cooking and spending time with family!

  156. I love the cooking, baking, eating, and time spent with family

  157. Everything feels so festive, always a great excuse to have a cocktail or a glass of wine with friends. And, of course, having my grown children back in the house for a few days is the best part!

  158. I love giving and entertaining around the Holidays! :)

  159. I love giving gifts to family and friends!

  160. Spending time with the family, especially if it involves cooking, eating, or decorating.

  161. I love Christmas music!! Thanks for the chance to win!

  162. Spending time with family is my favorite part of the holidays.

  163. So many options with $100 at Crate and Barrel!

  164. I love Crate and Barrel too! :D What a fantastic giveaway. My favorite part about the holidays is the baking and sharing, and spending time and laughter with family and friends. Definitely my favorite time of the year.

    amy [at] utry [dot] it

  165. Cooking – and feeding – are my favorite parts. :)

  166. i was a big fan of baking until the grandparents that I baked with died. Now it’s more about the giving and making people happy.

  167. My favorite part of the holidays is the feast! Or feasts, really. Thanks for the giveaway opportunity!

  168. Spending time with my family that I only see once a year.

  169. having a great excuse to bake sweets for my family

  170. making cookies!

  171. I love so much about Christmas! Making the house look festive ranks high on my list, and then having people over to share it is awesome, too! But singing Christmas carols is one of my very favorites. Singing anytime is a favorite of mine!

  172. Giving is definitely my favorite part of the holidays.

  173. hi, my favorite part of the holidays is making so many yummy goodies & sharing with so many people & the family gathering to share holiday dinner & visit & laugh, thanks so much

  174. I love cooking and shopping for the holidays!

  175. I love the cooking, gift giving and the spirit of the season

  176. spending time with family

  177. I love everything about the holidays! Family time and sharing with others time!

  178. I love wrapping presents. My family loves my gift wrapping so I wrap everyone’s gifts. I love this because I know what everyone gets.

  179. I love being around family having christmas music in the background and cooking

  180. My favorite part is giving out the presents and spending time together.

  181. My favorite parts of Christmas are the baking, giving gifts, listening to Christmas music and singing along, and spending time with the ones I love most! Thanks for the chance to win!

  182. My favorite part is spending time together eating great food!

  183. Spending time with family!

  184. My favorite part of the Holiday season is spending time with family. A quick second is sharing dishes at Thanksgiving.

  185. My favorite things is cooking, decorating and sharing with family. I do not like cleaning up though.

  186. My favorite part of Christmas is singing and spending time with family.

  187. I like going as a family to the Christmas Eve service and spending time with family.

  188. My favorite part is baking holiday treats and cookies and sharing them with family and friends. I also love shopping with my daughters.

  189. I love adult children returning home. We will have a young man from El Salvador staying with us for the holidays. I love making their favorite foods. I love Jesus in our midst. Thank you for the work and purpose of this beautiful blog, encouraging us to welcome friends and family into our homes.

  190. I love all things that encompass Christmas-firstly my youngest daughter was a Christmas baby(33 this year), spending time with family and grands as well as sharing the love of the season with others. I also volunteer for Operation Christmas Child and love that.

  191. My favorite part of the holidays is getting to spend that time with my family. Every year I look forward to just that togetherness.
    Plus the food, of course!

  192. Christmas morning with my family is simply the best. A nice breakfast and visiting with some family that I only see once a year. Love.

  193. I love Christmas – it is such a special time of year celebrating Jesus’ birth. I love giving gifts to those I love and thanking God for the greatest gift of all!

  194. all of the fun seasonal baking!

  195. Making candy cane cookies with the family

  196. Baking cookies and christmas trees

  197. I love it all!!! I LOVE THE HOLIDAYS

  198. My favorite part of the holidays is the decorating. We love trimming the tree together, listening to Christmas music and enjoy snacks and cookies. It’s always a fun time, creating memories! :)

  199. I love baking cookies and giving them to everyone.
    Annamaria

  200. My favorite part of the holidays is spending special time with family and friends.

  201. I love everything about the holidays except the commercialism!

  202. My favorite thing is the cooking for my family

  203. My favorite part of the holidays is actually the quiet time at home with my little family.

  204. A little bit of everything, actually. I can’t pick my favorite!

  205. I love to decorate and have friends and family over to celebrate the season.

  206. Love everything about it! Cooking, baking, entertaining, being with family and friends, picking out gifts for everyone… ahhh!

  207. I love making fudge, peanut brittle and pecan brittle for family and friends.

  208. Eating all the good food!

  209. My favorite part is giving. I love giving presents!

  210. i love decorating but mostly i love seeing family.

  211. I love getting together with family!

  212. My favorite part is getting dressed up to go to church with my family and then to my family Christmas Eve party.

  213. I love singing Christmas carols and decorating the house for the holidays.

  214. Family cooking day – Grandparents grand kids and kids all baking all family cookes :)

  215. I love everything about the holidays! Can’t wait!!

  216. I like finding the perfect gift for someone and I also love wrapping gifts.

  217. My favorite part is definitely being with family!

  218. Being with family

  219. Definitely cooking! Can’t wait. :)

  220. We love to cook and bake and invite everyone to our home. I spend several full days decorating. When it’s all finished it looks like a wonderland. When I have to take it down in January, everyone is sad to see it go.

  221. One of my favorite parts is a marathon baking session with my daughter, son-in-law and grandchildren. My very favorite part is spending time with them, whatever the activity.

    Thanks for a chance at the giveaway!

  222. I love giving gifts because I enjoy spending a long time finding really thoughtful, special gifts for my friends and family.

  223. My favorite part is cooking and baking.

  224. I love the singing! Every year I participate in our church’s Singing Christmas Tree performance. Can’t wait!

  225. Love it all! Cooking, wrapping, surprising, watching home videos…

  226. Definitely cooking & giving would be my favorite parts about the holidays :)

  227. I love being with my family.

  228. I love everything about the holidays, especially picking out and giving gifts to my family and friends!! Now that I am grandma to seven, the holidays are once again awash in children’s laughter, oh yeah, and lots of wrapping paper, lol.

  229. I love decorating and giving presents :)

  230. I love making plates of treats to deliver to all of our friends!

  231. My favorite part of the holidays is creating an environment in our home through Christmas music, beautiful traditions, and excellent food for our friends and family to gather and celebrate together!

  232. Spending time with family and friends

  233. One of my favorite parts is the Christmas decorations!

  234. I love gift giving!

  235. My favorite part is spending time with family and time off of work.

  236. Baking for family and friends

  237. I love everything about Christmas, but my favorite is finding gifts for everyone!

  238. I love both the cooking and the decorating.

  239. Family and decorating

  240. I love it all! It’s my most favorite time of year. I especially love making new memories and creating new traditions with my son.

  241. All of it! But I love entertaining the most!

  242. My very favorite part is having friends over and us all cooking together!

  243. Sharing, cooking, laughing, loving!

  244. Baking and time with family.

  245. Food is my favorite part of the holidays.

  246. Baking cookies and drinking hot chocolate :)

  247. My fave part is purchasing gifts for people and seeing their reactions when they open the gifts. Thanks.
    partymix25(at)Hotmail(dot)com

  248. My favorite part of the holidays is singing, I like to listen to the holiday station on Pandora throughout the year.

  249. wandering neighborhoods to look at everyone’s lights!

  250. I love the cooking , eating and sharing with family and friends.

  251. My favorite part is cooking and baking with the kiddos.

  252. My favorite part is the Christmas Eve brunch we have with family and friends where we make ornaments to decorate a homemade tree every year. So much fun!

  253. I love decorating the tree, walking through our local park strung with thousands of lights, and dancing in the kitchen to my favorite Christmas music while making candies. But my favorite part is giving people presents, I truly love watching people open presents that I have given to them, I like to see the excitement on their faces!

  254. My favorite part is spending time with family. I’m grateful that my family members are also dear friends. Thanks for the lovely giveaway!

  255. My favorite part is the cooking, followed by the gift giving.

  256. I love seeing all my family when we get together for the holidays!

  257. I love the cooking, baking and eating! And all the extra time I get to spend with family.

  258. I love the holiday season!

  259. I’ sorry the above comment cut off the rest of my writing so hopefully I can write this comment and still be counted heheh. I love the baking and especially the gift giving and receiving because I feel like it’ some of those rare moments where you can forget about work and school and just take the time to enjoy those great moments that are there for you.

  260. spending time with family and going to Christmas Eve candle light church services

  261. I love gathering together and celebrating the season with family. The food, decorations, singing, laughing, gift-giving, ,,,all off it!

  262. I love the lights :) Yup, I’m a sucker for Holiday lights…the more you have the better, and if they twinkle, better yet!

  263. Always the cooking

  264. My favorite is making Christmas treats for our family and special friends.

  265. I love everything about the holidays!

  266. Love the cooking and the giving

  267. Spending time with family around the dinner table

  268. I love to BAKE

  269. Baking is my favorite thing, followed by finding the perfect gifts.

  270. My favorite part is scarves and hot chocolate.

  271. I love cooking and decorating for Christmas!

  272. I love buying presents for everyone…it’s so fun!

  273. Excited for my first holiday in years where I live in same place as my family.

  274. I LOVE THE CHRISTMAS MUSIC.

  275. I love to cook during the holidays! I love this giveaway! :)

  276. I love cooking for my family and friends.

  277. Love the time with family…and all the food :)

  278. I love the decorating and the time visiting family.

  279. I love spending time with the people I love and giving gifts that surprise and delight them :)

  280. It’s hard to choose just one part of the holidays that is my favorite, but I love cooking and watching movies with family.

  281. Baking, baking, baking! And sharing treats with everyone I know. Of course, I love doing my annual cookie exchange with my friends.

  282. My favorite is to cook/bake!

  283. Remembering and enjoying what the Holidays are really about =
    Jesus, Family and Food.

  284. Getting together with family and friends and also baking. : )

  285. Cooking & Decorating.

  286. I love decorating my house for the holidays, putting up our Christmas lights has always been fun to me!

  287. My favorite part is spending time with family and friends

  288. Time off work spent enjoying it with friends and family

  289. Giving presents and baking

  290. Nice giveaway!

  291. Well, I’m an art school student, so it’s obviously gotta be DECORATING! And I don’t give a crap if I’m in college, I still think parades are fun.

  292. My favorite part of the holidays is family get togethers & definitely the wonderful food which I am very grateful for.

  293. I like putting up and decorating the tree with my family and cooking and baking treats.

  294. I love the traditions – putting up the Christmas tree, watching favorite holiday movies, Christmas Eve Mass, lots of good food, having fun with friends and family, and quite nights with snow. The whole Christmas season gives me the warm fuzzies.

  295. Decorating cookies is my favorite

  296. My favorite part is spending time with family.

  297. I love decorating, baking, and entertaining friends at the holidays.

  298. My favorite part of the holidays is getting to see family!

  299. I love cooking and decorating!

  300. I love decorating the tree!

  301. I love everything about the holidays!

  302. I love decorating and giving!! :)

  303. my favorite part is spending the extra time with my extended family!!!

  304. I love cooking with my family!

  305. I love all of the family time that we have!

  306. Finding the perfect presents! And all of the delicious food.

  307. My favorite thing to do this time of year is to entertain! I love to see family and friends, decorate my home, and cook for them!

  308. My favorite thing is getting together with friends for meals! I love making foods only served at the holidays, special cookies, desserts, etc. Such fun!

  309. I love choosing gifts for family and friends. I love traditions. I love the celebration of the birth of our Savior!

  310. My favorite thing is find the perfect gift for each person.

  311. I LOVE the holidays..It’s about spending time with family!

    My fave part is listening to the Christmas music/carols & seeing all of the lights!

    Thank you for the chance to win!

    Joey J.

  312. Family time!

  313. I love listening to Christmas music and watching the Christmas movies

  314. I love everything about the holidays. It brings out lots of Family, Food and Fun!

  315. My favorite is reuniting with family and going caroling with them! :)

  316. I love being with my family sharing a good meal and fun memories!
    Thank you for the opportunity;)

  317. Love crate and barrel!!!!! 90% of my kitchen is from there :) my favorite part is putting up the tree and remembering each ornament as they come out of box.

  318. Decorating and spending time with family and friends!

  319. I love everything about the holidays! Decorating the tree, baking cookies, giving gifts, spending time with family, Christmas music non-stop on the radio and my all time favorite Christmas show – A Charlie Brown Christmas!

  320. Such an interesting and hard to choose question. I am a Food & Drinks Blogger so cooking is my first choice, then I choose sharing and giving. I love to share and give away as presents my freshly baked cookies or cupcakes. I decorate them and put them in a handmade box, write a sweet thing and surprise my friends and lovely ones !

    http://www.kikiliciouss.com

    xoxo Kiki

  321. I LOVE doing puzzles while sipping on tea or hot cocoa! I also LOVE to drive around and look at all the Christmas lights!

  322. Christmas carols

  323. ​I always enjoy the decorating. My family knows better than to set anything out, because I will always rearrange it later!​

  324. Everything! Cooking, baking, crafting, giving, watching Christmas movies, looking at Christmas lights!

  325. Love giveaways for kitchen stuff!!!

  326. Buying gifts ,cooking, lots of baking, love Christmas books and movies.

  327. Cooking and baking to share with family and friends!

  328. Its all about family for me

  329. I like relaxing and spending time with family!

  330. I love giving gifts and spending time with family.

  331. the decorating and spending time with family!

  332. Eating, being with family, and my hubby getting some time off!

  333. I love how the holidays bring family members together from all over! & I love listening to Christmas music every day during the season :)

  334. Entertaining!!!!

  335. All of the above! I love spending time with family the most!

  336. My favorite part of the holidays is family time…eating and spending time with the ones I love!

  337. I would say just spending time with my family

  338. Cooking with family is the best thin about the holidays!

  339. I love the decorations, the food, the festivity….all of it!

  340. Baking, cooking and spending time with loved ones I do not get to see very often!

  341. Being with family and friends!

  342. Love being with family, decorating & eating! (;

  343. cooking

  344. spending time with my family

  345. You mean my favorite thing besides eating? I love to cook and bake.

  346. Cooking and spending time with family is my favorite :)

  347. Food and Family

  348. Baking! I love to bake and there is just no way that we should eat all of the stuff that I would like to bake; holidays I can just go crazy!

  349. I love cooking and giving…I like watching people unwrap presents

  350. I love being with my family!

  351. I love all the parties and having a house full of friends to celebrate with!

  352. My favorite part of the holidays is the gift giving of course :)

  353. I love spending time with my family and getting caught up on everyone’s lives.

  354. Love cooking for our family and friends.

  355. i really like all the decorating.

  356. Midnight mass! Followed by all the cookies. :)

  357. Cooking for my family and everyone sitting around the table talking with good coffee for an hour after!!

  358. I love getting together with family and also entertaining with friends!

  359. Family and Food!
    Thanks for the great giveaway!

  360. I love buying Christmas presents for people! Buying a thoughtful gift for someone always makes my heart happy!

  361. The thing I like most about the holidays is drop-in entertaining. I love it when people drop by to say hi or to escape craziness out and about. I have the uncanny ability to drop whatever I’m doing to sit and chat and not think twice about it!

  362. I love decorating and sharing recipes around the holidays, it’s so much fun!! :)

  363. The best part about holidays is family time :-)

  364. Spending time with family, time off from work, making Christmas cookies, decorating the tree….

  365. I love the entertaining!

  366. Love driving through the neighborhoods looking at all the Christmas lights.

  367. Christmas carols!

  368. Just having all the family together and giving and getting gifts! :)

  369. Love baking my annual treats (cookies, cakes and desserts) and also driving around to see all of the amazing Christmas decorations/lights

  370. Cooking and baking with Christmas music playing.

  371. I love baking!

  372. My favorite part of the holiday’s is spending time with my family!

  373. My favorite part of the holidays is cooking for others.

  374. Definitely the cooking!

  375. I enjoy SINGING with my family at the Nursing Home . I wish Christmas could be about sharing time with the ones that we love, going to church etc. Skip the gifts and hoop -lah. Just enjoy a good meal and good times together celebrating the real joy of CHRISTmas.

  376. Definitely cooking for the family!

  377. my fave thing is entertaining and maintaining traditions we have started, and exploring new traditions (my daughter just got married in august) that will be happening. I just love the whole season! : )

  378. Ohhh! I love all of it. Spending time with family is the best!

  379. Baking and giving!

  380. My favorite part is cooking.

  381. My favorite part is the baking and decorating all kinds of yummy treats

  382. Spending time with family.

  383. Baking treats for my friends and family!

  384. My favorite things about the holidays are decorating, entertaining, and of course visiting with family.

  385. My favorite part is the baking.

  386. I love trying out new recipes for the holidays! Cooking is the best!!

  387. I love it all! But my two favorite things about the holidays are the baking and spending time with family.

  388. Making candy and delivering Thanksgiving and Christmas meals to the needy.

  389. spending time with family!

  390. Christmas Baking!

  391. My favorite thing would have to be spending time with my family, followed by a close second of baking cookies for everyone. :)

  392. My favorite part is hanging out with family and enjoying all the christmas goodies :)

  393. My favorite thing to do around the holidays is to entertain!

  394. Baking! And playing games with the Family on the Holiday’s!

  395. i love shopping for presents and of course all the yummy food!

  396. I like to go out and see all the lights and decorations.

  397. I love baking, but my favorite part is giving. I like to give all year but something special about this time of year that makes it that much more fun. :)

  398. I love how everyone is in a giving mood. Something about the holidays makes my heart warm (even though it’s cold!!).

  399. My favorite thing is being with family, watching Christmas movies and baking cookies!

  400. I absolutely love getting Christmas pictures/cards/letters. Opening the mailbox to find them is like a present to me. And I of course, love the baking.

  401. I love the memories I am making/will make with my kids.

  402. Thanks for the opportunity to win!

  403. I love all of the traditions, especially now that I have kids to start/continue them with…cutting down a tree, decorating, cooking, gingerbread houses, reading the story of Jesus’ birth over (and over), etc.

  404. singing and playing other music (piano, harp and organ!)

  405. I love decorating, cooking, and spending time with my family!

  406. Visiting with the out of town guests, and giving gifts to the kids.

  407. I love decorating and the food!

  408. I love the decorating, trying new dishes but savoring the old and watching Holiday movies.

  409. I love when many family members have time off from work and activities to get together for such a fun day. :)

  410. I just love holiday music, and I bring out the Christmas CDs as soon as I can after….Halloween! :)

  411. i say the baking….and shopping…and wrapping…and the sounds, songs, smells, weather

  412. I love entertaining–and going the extra mile with decorations and drinks and treats. I always want my guests to smile at the little touches.

  413. Entertaining

  414. Baking tons of seasonal decorated cookies!!!

  415. Definitely the giving.

  416. I love decorating and spending time with family and friends.

  417. favorite part of holidays are spending family time

  418. Finding the perfect presents for loved ones.

  419. Just found your wonderful blog and also this amazing give away.
    I love to give to those who are not able to give anything in return, but most of all I like to send care packages to our wonderful Vets who give of their life to keep me free in America.

  420. Enjoy hanging out with family and cooking!

  421. I love being with family and friends in a festive environment! I almost wish we could do away with shopping for gifts and just enjoy each other and Reflect on Christ’s birth!

  422. My favorite part of the holidays is spending extra time with family! Which of course includes cooking/baking and entertaining, along with singing and games and great times. :-)

  423. I love all the baking that comes along with the holidays.

  424. Baking….and watching people enjoy what I bake :)

  425. My favorite part of the holidays is giving baked goods to others.

  426. I definitely like the cooking and eating aspects!

  427. Baking & Cooking for my friends and family!

  428. I love cooking, giving and spending time with my family.

  429. Cooking/Entertaining for family!

  430. Baking, baking, baking! Every year during the holidays, I make baskets of cookies, cakes & candies for the maintenance guys at both of my jobs, plus family and friends. It helps keep me in good baking shape for the spring & summer when I bake and bring treats to all my son’s baseball and street hockey games.

  431. Family coming together. It’s all about family :)

  432. Family Family Family!

  433. Getting together with family!

  434. having more time with my husband and our extended family. The fellowship with friends and the wonderful smells coming from the kitchen. Celebrating the Lord and being thankful for the many blessings He bestows on each of us.

  435. My favorite thing is getting together with family and all of the traditions we have from recipes to decorating.

  436. My favorite thing is spending time with family!

  437. cooking, baking and giving!

  438. favorite thing about the holidays: family, giving, sharing, decorating and singing!!

  439. Having my birthday during the holidays makes it a double celebration… that’s what I love about the season!

  440. My favorite thing is spending time with my family, baking, cooking, and eating together!

  441. i love wrapping presents and picking out fun things to decorate parcels with.

  442. I love hosting parties this time of year!

  443. I love giving presents. I put a lot of thought into my gifts and seeing my friends and family’s reactions when they really love something makes the holiday for me

  444. I love getting together with family & friends!

  445. I love giving, whether its presents or a meal that I’ve cooked for those that I love.

  446. I love giving! I plan my gifts so carefully to ensure perfection when they open them, and I love to know that they enjoy the gift just as much as I enjoy their happiness :)

  447. I love to bake and decorate.. Thanks :}

  448. My favorite part of the holidays is decorating!

  449. What isn’t my favorite?? LOL! If I did have to round it down I would say sharing memories and laughs and cooking for sure :)

  450. Making memories with family and friends!

  451. I love spending time with my family and I do love singing!

  452. I love to bake Christmas cookies and spending time with all of the family.

  453. spending time with my family.

  454. I love decorating, it gets me in the mood for the holidays

  455. I love baking and giving

  456. My favorite part is seeing family. I’m one of eight kids so the holidays are usually the only time we all are together!

  457. I Love the family time and the holiday spirit that is all around!

  458. All of the cooking.

  459. I love listening to Christmas songs and being with family! :-)

  460. Family time ad baking.

  461. I really love the warm feeling late on Christmas Eve, after all are asleep and all the packages are under the tree. I stay up marveling at it all and enjoying the moment.

  462. I love checking out the Christmas lights/decorations with my family, shopping, and all the yummy food.

    Thanks :)

  463. My favorite thing is the giving!

  464. spending time with family

  465. Extra time with family.

  466. Thanks for the awesome giveaway! It’s a toss up between cooking, spending time with family and giving :)

  467. I love baking all of my grandma’s recipes that she taught me as a little girl.

  468. Gosh, I love everything. Love decorating, baking, cooking, giving gifts and the family going to Christmas mass. Thank you.

  469. I do love to give, especially when you find the perfect or funniest gift for.someone

  470. I love decorating and doing advent calendar activities with my girls.

  471. My favorite part of the holidays is getting together with family and sharing stories from years past.

  472. I love when my kids come home. I have a new son in law and I love spending time with him and my daughter as well as our other children

  473. I can not wait to put together our gingerbread house. it is a family tradition that we do each year…and it gets bigger and bigger as the years go by.

  474. My favorite part of the holidays is decorating, spending time together and giving! It makes me happy to put a smile on someone else’s face!

  475. I love going to Christmas Eve service with my family.

  476. I love the baking, decorating, sharing time with friends and family, giving, and celebrating Jesus’ birth!

  477. My favorite part of the holidays is cooking, decorating (I love the smell of christmas trees/wreaths!) and getting to spend time with friends/family.

  478. I love all the baking and spending time with family. I remember decorating Christmas cookies with my mom, and it’s so much fun to be able to do that with my children now!

  479. Entertaining for sure! My husband and i love to have family and friends over and share delcious food and time together! I also loveee to watch the old holiday classic movies!

  480. My favorite Holiday thing is the Traditions.

  481. time with my kids and baking with them

  482. My favorite part is the warm bonfire and star watching in the country with my inlaws… but I also love baking and hosting my parents for solstice dinner.

  483. Cooking for my family!

  484. My favorite part is the traditions with family and the decorating!

  485. I love the whole atmosphere – the jingles, the decortations but mainly, the cooking. OH THE COOKING :D

  486. I Love the Holiday Season because I stop and appreciate the time with family and friends.

  487. giving away homemade treats

  488. Getting together with the family!

  489. I love the food and picking out special gifts for everyone I love!

  490. Sharing! I love to share great food, music, gifts, and laughter with my friends and family over the holidays.

  491. My favorite is singing Christmas songs.

  492. My favorite part is cooking, especially baking cookies with the children!

  493. I love the cooking. I used to take a vacation day every year and dedicate it baking cookies.

  494. My favorite is decorating and baking

  495. I love baking, giving, and decorating! :)

  496. I like giving the best!

  497. I love the Christmas music!

  498. I love being with Family, eating yummy food. Christmas lights and Christmas music, fires, hot chocolate and snow. I could go on and on :-)

  499. I love the decorating!

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