Tag Archives: Christmas 2014

Christmas Holiday Music Mix

Christmas-Lights

Here it is. The best and most EPIC Christmas holiday music playlist of all time.

Play it at holiday Christmas parties!

Play it at work!

Play when you wrap gifts!

Play it in the shower!

Really, just play this holiday music playlist anywhere you want – because I’m getting into the Christmas spirit. Enjoy everyone 🙂

 

Christmas Holiday Mix from HelloLisaNg on 8tracks Radio.

 

Track Listing

 

1) Baby Please Come Home – U2

2) Last Christmas – Wham!

3) Christmas Wrapping – The Waitresses

4) Santa Claus is Coming to Town – Jackson 5

5) Do They Know its Christmas Time – Band Aid

6) What Christmas Means to Me – Stevie Wonder

7) Jingle Bell Rock – The Muppets

8) Christmas Time is Here – A Charlie Brown Christmas

9) All I Want for Christmas – Mariah Carey

10) What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve? – Ella Fitzgerald

11) Greensleeves – John Coltrane

12) Let It Snow – Michael Buble

13) Christmas is All Around – Love Actually Soundtrack

14) I’ll Be Home for Christmas – Elvis Presley

15) A Holly Jolly Christmas – Burl Ives

16) I Saw Three Ships – Sting

17) Auld Lang Syne – Glenn Miller

18) Christmas Don’t Be Late – The Chimpmunks

19) Sleigh Ride – Ella Fitzgerald

20) I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus – Jackson 5

21) My Only Wish (This Year) – Britney Spears

22) It’s Christmas Time – Blink 182

23) Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas – Judy Garland

 

What’s your favourite Christmas song of all time? Hooray for holiday music!

 

 

unBOX the Possibilities

A sponsored post.

I’ve been writing a lot of Christmas Gift Guides for the blog these last couple weeks and I wanted to take a moment to focus on one particular Christmas gift that gives back. As much as I love candles, notebooks and all sorts of pretty gifts over the holidays, I truly love to give and receive something that makes a difference. We’ve actually stopped exchanging gifts with Paul’s immediate family and we all choose a charity that we ask for donations to instead.

Unicef-Christmas-Gift

If you’re thinking of doing the same thing with your friends and family this year, UNICEF is offering the opportunity to give a holiday gift that can change a child’s life. The UNICEF Survival Gift Guide is where you can purchase everyday luxuries for children in need. With your online purchase, the product is pulled warehouse in Copenhagen and sent directly to people in the field.

My friends at UNICEF recently sent me a survival box to share with you firsthand on what types of gifts you can choose to fund – see the video above! Here are some fantastic gift ideas from their catalogue:

 

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Last Minute Christmas Gifts

PF-Candle-Co

Christmas is a’coming and if you’re scrambling for the final few gifts – get thee to a computer and start clicking. Cut-off dates for shipping in time for Christmas start this week! Last minute Christmas gifts + ideas:

For the Host or Hostess – The soy candles from P.F. Candle Co. cast such a warm and cozy light thanks to their signature amber coloured glass jars. My absolute favourite is Amber & Moss for a chilled out scent for an evening of sipping tea and reading magazines. A closer runner-up is Sweet Grapefruit for something a little more energizing when I’m hosting a dinner party or working away in the office. Each candle is hand-poured at their studio in Downtown LA and are $16 from Madewell or Urban Outfitters.

Millipy-bibs

For the Cute Baby – Give the cutest baby you know this hand stamped hipster scarf/bib ($18) from Millipy. Each one is handmade in Los Angeles and fits children up to the age of 5. (more…)

Christmas Gift Ideas For Her

Diy-terrarium kit

Not sure what to gift your mom, sister, bestie or girlfriend? I’ve got you covered with this unique and curated list of Christmas Gift Ideas For Her!

DIY Terrarium Kit ($24) – Get her creative side going with a DIY Terrarium Kit from MakersKit. The box comes complete with a plant, supplies and instructions on everything she needs to create a cool terrarium for her home. I also love their Herb Garden Kit and Lip Balm MakersKit as well.

Ebby_Rane

Carry-On Suitcase ($1150) – Ooooohhh I’ve been coveting one of these luxurious and sleek carry-on suitcases from Ebby Rane for a couple months now. Best part? They are a Canadian company that is just killing it right now with their well thought out design and specially-labeled packing pouches. Want. Want. Want.

David's-Tea-Festive-Collection-2014

Festive Tea Collection ($50) – Warm her up over the cold winter months with this  super cute Festive Tea Collection from David’s Tea. Treat her to nine different loose leaf teas – don’t forget to include a tea filter and a festive mug! (more…)

Christmas Gift Ideas For Him

Marquee-LED-Bar-Sign

Not sure what to get your boyfriend, husband or partner for Christmas? I’ve done some snooping around for you. Here’s a round-up of my favourite gifts for guys – 2014 edition!

Marquee Bar Sign – Dress up his man cave with this Marquee Bar Sign featuring LED lights. Perfect also for the kitchen, den or basement. $80

ATARI-Flashback-5-Classic-Game

Atari Flashback 5 – Get retro over the holidays with this Atari Flashback 5 Classic Game Console complete with 92 built-in games! Just plug and play on any TV. $40

Moscow-Mule-Mugs

Moscow Mule Mug – Give his cocktail an upgrade with this Moscow Mule Copper Mug, because ginger is good for you and you can get your fix via this cocktail right? $24 (more…)