ABC’s of Simply Celebrating Holidays

abc's of celebrating holidays

The ABC’s of Merrymaking, Holiday baking and booty shaking fun! This is a creative resource for all of us who are looking for ways to be creative in our small and big celebrations.

To be honest I love both the big and the small celebrations but in all of it I like to keep it simple.  I am not the mom who hangs wreaths for every single holiday and wears easter egg earrings or snowmen sweaters but I do like to simply enjoy the big holidays!  Sometime’s it’s simple like a yummy recipe: chocolate dipped strawberries shaped like hearts for Valentine’s day. Or a fun craft that doesn’t involve too much like cereal box bunnies.  Or a quaint little gathering for the family. Or a big celebration for friends and family.

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Okay, this post is getting too long with my cute little ABC’s above so I am going to make it easier for you and put it all on one printable. My favorite is Y!

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Ideas for your Holiday Celebrations: (There are too many holidays for me to list here so I will share the big ones with you.)

Three Kings Day (Dia de los Reyes)- January 6th

Valentines Day Feb 14th

Presidents Day – Feb 18th

Abe Lincoln’s hat from paper plates

St. Patricks Day – March 17th

Easter Sunday March 31st

Cinco De Mayo May 5th

Mother’s Day May 12th

Father’s Day June 16th

July 4th You can use your decor from this holiday for memorial day, flag day, labor day

Patriotic Bunting (Trendy Garland)

DIY Aluminum Star Napkin Rings & No-Sew Napkins

Outdoor Movie Party & Cookout

Grilled Sausage with Peppers and Orzo

4th of July Fruit Stacks

Labor Day Sept 2nd -see above

September 8th- Grandparents Day

DIY Audio Storybooks

Love notes in their pill organizer case

Halloween- October 31st

DIY Halloween Treat Toppers

Halloween Treats- Smarties Bats

Halloween Cupcakes- Ding Dong the Witch is Dead

12 Halloween Candy Alternatives

Deliciously Healthy Popcorn Balls

Halloween Favors: Pumpkin Play doh in Baby Food Jars

November 17th – My birthday, oh wait that’s not a national holiday. Either way here are some birthday ideas.

5 Tips for a Budget Friendly Party

Simple Birthday Celebrations and Traditions

Choosing a Party Theme They will Love

Thanksgiving Day November 28th

How to make pumpkin puree and pumpkin spice from scratch

21 Days of Gratitude

10 Thanksgiving Family Fun Games

Thanksgiving: Ship Craft Ideas

Thanksgiving Countdown and Grateful Activities for the family

Turkey Fruit Display

Christmas

Christmas crafts, recipes, home decor, diy…

5 Easy Christmas Advent Calendars

Recycled Snowman from Lids

Snowman Bubbles

Winter Party Favors: DIY Snow in a Can

Decluttering Toys for Charity

Christmas Baking with Kids

Christmas Family Games: Christmas Carol Charades Game with a twist

Handmade Stocking Stuffers

Putting X back into Christmas

New Years

New Year’s Family Activity: One Word

New Year’s Eve Countdown with Balloons

New Year’s Eve Countdown: Champagne Fizz

New Year’s Family Activity: Time Capsule

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