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Santa Claus is Coming to Town Lyrics

“Santa Claus Is Coming to Town” is a popular Christmas song written by J. Fred Coots and Haven Gillespie, and was first sung on Eddie Cantor’s radio show in November 1934. It became an instant hit with orders for 100,000 copies of sheet music the next day and more than 400,000 copies sold by Christmas.…

Animated Christmas Decorations for Your Yard

Remember the days when you were little and you were thrilled when you saw a big Santa Claus on a neighbor’s roof? In those days, animated Christmas decorations were simple, yet they still captured the magic of the holidays. You can still capture that magic in today’s animated holiday decorations, but they’re livelier, brighter and…

Christmas Party Games for Kids and Adults

Are you having a Christmas party to celebrate the holidays this year? Then you may be searching for some good holiday party games. This guide has a short list of games for both kids and adults that will keep everyone having fun for the holidays! A Tough Wrap: Take a series of boxes, small, medium…

How to Recycle Your Old Greeting Cards

During the holidays, most of us receive a number of greeting cards from friends and family. But what do you do with all those cards after Christmas? Some people reuse their old cards by turning them into bookmarks, gift tags, or other crafts. If you’re not the crafty type, however, you still don’t have to…

Little Drummer Boy Lyrics

Little Drummer Boy Come they told me, pa rum pum pum pum A new born King to see, pa rum pum pum pum Our finest gifts we bring, pa rum pum pum pum To lay before the King, pa rum pum pum pum, rum pum pum pum, rum pum pum pum, So to honor Him,…

4 Kitchen Christmas Gifts for College Students

Living away from home for the first time is exciting and wonderful, but without the right kitchen utensils, it can be tempting for college students to resort to a diet of pizza, burgers and frozen microwaveable meals. Here are five simple kitchen Christmas gifts that will make it easy for them to whip up a…

Decorating Your Christmas Tree with a Theme

Millions of Americans put up a Christmas tree each year in their homes during the holidays. Whether it’s real or artificial, the tree will be decorated to share the Christmas spirit. Everyone has a different way or tradition of decorating the tree, and for many people that means choosing a theme for the tree. Some…

Do You Want to Scrooge Yourself? Bah-Humbug!

You’ve probably heard of Elf Yourself, the enormously popular site that lets you put your face and those of your friends and family on singing, dancing elves. But how about Scrooge Yourself? Yes, you can become Ebezener Scrooge. OfficeMax (the company that sponsors Elf Yourself) also used to run ScroogeYourself.com, but it now redirects to…

The Fir-Tree by Hans Christian Andersen

A short Christmas story by Hans Christian Andersen. Reprinted by permission of the Houghton-Mifflin Company. The Fir-Tree Out in the woods stood a nice little Fir-tree. The place he had was a very good one; the sun shone on him; as to fresh air, there was enough of that, and round him grew many large-sized…