Summer’s the season of fun and excitement, and we’re here to help you celebrate! July is National Ice Cream Month and if you’re looking for a sweet treat, why not add another scoop to your Christmas in July? We’ve rounded up some awesome bloggers to share their creativity in showcasing unique DIY decorations inspired by their favorite frozen desserts.
Christmas in July is an unofficial holiday. The term originated from the fact that in the southern hemisphere, Christmas is actually celebrated in the summer. Residents from that area, began to throw Christmas celebrations in July, as that is the peak month of their winter season.
For most Americans, Christmas in July is an opportunity to escape the heat and have a little fun. Many department stores and retailers host Christmas in July sales, the Hallmark Channel airs all your favorite holiday movies, and many places in the U.S. throw huge celebrations. With so much to do in so little time, we’ve compiled a list of the best places to celebrate Christmas in July across the United States.
Throwing summer parties, like weekend barbeques, birthday bashes, and dinner parties, are always fun, but let’s face it, these warm-weather months can get too hot for comfort. When the sun’s scorching heat beats down on your summer celebration, serve ice-cold refreshments to help guests keep cool and in the right merrymaking mood.
From delicious cocktails to kid-friendly drinks, these thoroughly satisfying thirst-quenchers fit perfectly with the Christmas in July party theme we presented in a previous article, and are an exciting addition to any summer party menu.
The signature beverage of the Christmas season, old-fashioned eggnog may be too heavy to enjoy in the summertime. Instead, serve a batch of Iced Eggnog, an easy-to-prepare concoction that originates from the land down under. With their Christmas taking place at the height of summer, our Aussie friends are experts at cooling down while whooping it up. (more…)