Every Christmas should begin with the sound of bells, and when I was a child mine always did. But they were sleigh bells, not church bells, for we lived in a part of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where there were no churches.
The holidays are my favorite time of year! Christmas was always one of the biggest celebrations in Sweden, and I look forward to the festivities each year.
Christmas traditions are important in my family. Being half English and half Polish-Lithuanian, we have two separate celebrations.
Christmas morning, I'm going to open presents with my kids. I'm going to take pictures of them opening the presents. Then I'm going to come to the Staples Center and get ready to work.
People return to the same things. Charles Dickens wrote the same story a million times - and 'A Christmas Carol.'
A Charlie Brown Christmas' is a national treasure because it delivers beautifully the central miracle of Christmas: Emmanuel - God With Us. From the wood of the manger to the wood of the cross.
Nothing says holidays, like a cheese log.
My family makes these vinegars - out of everything from grapes to peaches and cherries. We go through the whole process with the giant vat and drainer, label them, and give them as Christmas presents.
I've been in elementary education for years and my belief is that Christmas pageants in schools are little more than conditioning kids for the Christian religion.
I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.
Christmas is a season not only of rejoicing but of reflection.
A good conscience is a continual Christmas.
Maybe Christmas, the Grinch thought, doesn't come from a store.
Christmas is doing a little something extra for someone.
One of the most glorious messes in the world is the mess created in the living room on Christmas day. Don't clean it up too quickly.
Christmas is a season for kindling the fire for hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart.
Once again, we come to the Holiday Season, a deeply religious time that each of us observes, in his own way, by going to the mall of his choice.
So we're considering doing a new Christmas album, because there's been Christmas episodes since then, and maybe finally do the version of 'The Most Offensive Song Ever' with lyrics intact.
I'm literally obsessed with Christmas, and it's been my dream ever since I was a little girl to make a Christmas album.
I have always wanted to do a Christmas album and covers.