The Ultimate Christmas Resource

- 25 Jun 2010

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When November approaches, it is impossible to forget that that Christmas festival is just round the corner. The tinted lights all across the town center and shops, along with shiny decorations, and artificial snow painted on shop windows, Christmas is a season to be merry.

In the earlier days, Christmas tress adorned with bright lights and Christmas ornaments signify the approaching of 25th December, however these days you will find many other newer Christmas resources that represent this jolly festival. Here are some of the ultimate Christmas resources that you can find.

Christmas Songs

Christmas festival is incomplete without caroling and Christmas songs. Carols are sung in the church week on week during Christmas time. Besides caroling, there are many Christmas songs sung by famous artistes like Neil Diamond, Toni Braxton, Cliff Richard, Spice Girls, Dean Martin, Bobby Hemls, The Beach Boys, Nat King Cole and hundreds more. Though, Christmas songs are liked and listened through out the year but they become more popular during this cheerful time.

  • Bing Crosby -: White Christmas
  • The Chipmunks -: The Chipmunk Song
  • Gene Autry -: Rudolph, The Red Nosed Reindeer
  • Bobby Helms -: Jingle Bell Rock
  • Nat King Cole -: The Christmas Song
  • Gene Autry -: Here Comes Santa Claus
  • Brook Benton -: You are all I want for Christmas
  • Bruce Springsteen -: Santa Claus is coming to Town
  • Brinda Lee -: Rockin’ Around the Christmas tree
  • Paul McCartney -: Wonderful Christmastime

Christmas Movies

Christmas movies can be a bit sappy but they do warm our hearts and bring immense joy to everyone. Christmas time is often the biggest time of the year for movie lovers. You can easily rent the fun Christmas movies and watch with your friends and family!

  • It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)
  • Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
  • A Christmas Story (1983)
  • White Christmas (1954)
  • A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965 -: TV)
  • Elf (2003)
  • The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
  • The Chronicles of Narnia (2005)
  • Bad Santa (2003)
  • How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1966 -: TV & 2003 cinematic)

Christmas Poems

Poems are a wonderful way to express yourself and Christmas poems are no less. Christmas poems enrich your soul and bring family and friends closer to each other. Here are a few Christmas poems that you will surely touch your heart and you will love to read it again and again.

  • Clement Clark Moore -: Twas the Night before Christmas
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow -: The Three Kings
  • William Blake -: A Cradle Song
  • Robert Frost -: Christmas Trees
  • William Wordsworth -: Minstrels
  • Alfred Tennyson -: Ring Out, Wild Bells
  • Robert Louis Stevenson -: Christmas at Sea
  • Sara Teasdale -: Christmas Carol
  • Rudyard Kipling -: Christmas in India
  • W.H. Auden -: For the Time Being: A Christmas Oratorio

Christmas Dishes/Recipes

Christmas celebration is always incomplete without trying fantastic Christmas recipes with all your friends and family. These Christmas dishes will transform your Christmas occasion into a truly special occasion. Here are top 10 Christmas dishes that you will love to try out this year.

  • Christmas Plum Cake
  • Apple Caramel
  • Christmas Soup
  • Christmas Apple Pie
  • Banana Sour Cream Bread
  • Peanut Butter Cup Cookies
  • Sweet potato pie
  • Christmas Rice
  • Roasted turkey with stuffing’s
  • Crab Fondue

Christmas Stories

Christmas has inspired many authors and poets to write about the true spirit that signifies this festive festival. The spirit of love, faith, selflessness, honesty, forgiveness and generosity all embodies in the famous Christmas stories written till today. These are the greatest Christmas stories of all times written by some of the best authors.

  • O. Henry -: The Gift of the Magi
  • Hans Christian Anderson -: The Little Match Girl
  • Charles Dickens -: A Christmas Carol
  • Mark Twain -: A Letter From Santa Claus
  • Leo Tolstoy -: Papa Panov’s Special Christmas
  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle -: The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle
  • Brothers Grimm -: The Elves and the Shoemaker
  • Pearl S. Buck -: Christmas Day in the Morning
  • Raymond Briggs -: The Snowman
  • Robert L. May -: Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer

Christmas Symbols

Christmas festival is filled with variety of symbols and traditions. Each symbol has its meaning and a long history behind it. Here are a few Christmassy symbols that are universal throughout the world among the Christians.

  • Holly
  • Christmas tree
  • Star
  • Mistletoe
  • Poinsettia
  • Santa Claus
  • The Bell
  • The Wreath
  • The Candy cane
  • The Reindeer

Christmas Gifts

Christmas is fast approaching and the one thing that children and grown ups wait for the next day of Christmas is opening gifts. You can find best Christmas gifts ideas in the market, however you can be creative this year and make your own handmade gifts for your all your friends and family. Here are top Christmas gifts that are most popular this year.

  • Chocolate Hampers
  • A bottle of Malt Whiskey
  • Christmas Candles
  • Cookies
  • Handmade Cards
  • Personalized gift hampers
  • Christmas songs and movies CD’s
  • Box of sweet festive foods like Christmas pudding, mince pies
  • Variety of Savory nibbles and biscuits
  • Kitchen gadgets

There you have it! These ultimate Christmas resources are not only a great tool for laughter and fun, but they also represent the true meaning of Christmas as well. Enjoy your Christmas this season with these Ultimate Christmas Resources.

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