What can you give them that they haven't already bought for themselves? As people get older, toys and other amusements just don't have the same attraction as they do for a five-year old. And now that I'm in that older age demographic myself, my challenges have doubled. I'm still pondering the right gifts to get my mother and other older friends and relatives, but now my kids are asking what my wife and I want for Christmas. Always wanting to be of service, I consulted with smarter shoppers than me:
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These are provided for convenience with no price increase. We decided we might as well pass along our list of ideas for others to enjoy this fun holiday season! Drive around neighborhoods and look at lights 2. Go Caroling, preferably to a hospital or nursing home 6. Play Christmas music together on the piano 7. Get hot chocolate at Starbucks and head to the temple just to hear the performances each night 9.
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The form Christenmas was also historically used, but is now considered archaic and dialectal;  it derives from Middle English Cristenmasse, literally "Christian mass". In Luke, Joseph and Mary travel from Nazareth to Bethlehem for the census, and Jesus is born there and laid in a manger. Matthew adds that the magi follow a star to Bethlehem to bring gifts to Jesus, born the king of the Jews. King Herod orders the massacre of all the boys less than two years old in Bethlehem, but the family flees to Egypt and later returns to Nazareth. History Nativity of Christ, medieval illustration from the Hortus deliciarum of Herrad of Landsberg 12th century Adoration of the Shepherds by Gerard van Honthorst depicts the nativity of Jesus The nativity stories recounted in Matthew and Luke prompted early Christian writers to suggest various dates for the anniversary.
Browse through our list of romantic holiday date ideas for inspiration whether it's Christmas, 4th of July, or even Halloween. Remember that the key to a romantic date is in the details, such as your gesstures and actions. If you pay attention, even a Halloween date to a haunted house can seem like the most romantic date ever.