Christmas is a time when the greatest gift to mankind is celebrated by the giving of gifts, eating and coming together as families, marking it as a very special occasion.
Gifts can range from the very inexpensive articles to very expensive items depending on what the person is able to afford.
The element of surprise is an important part of what is unwrapped on Christmas day.
With the gifts come a whole lot of other items related to the Christmas celebration. Manger and crib figures in wood, ceramic, rubber or plastic are very popular to remind the family of that first Great gift of God’s Son.
There are plates with the Christmas theme, place markers, crackers, candles, decorations and other décor to make the table beautiful and to enhance the enjoyment.
Christmas wreathes to put on the front door, advent calendars to mark off the days until Christmas, Christmas stockings, Christmas cake and biscuits, ingenious decorations for the trees – many which are collectible to hand over to generations to come, wrapping paper, ribbons, bows and boxes, cards, banners, postcards and notices are all part of the Christmas celebration.
There are Christmas -themed DVDs and music which will charm all. Christmas should always remain a special occasion to create memories and to express gratitude.