December is one of the most inspirational times of the year. Everything just feels so warm, fuzzy and merry. Homes are transformed into a creative wonderland. Lights and music light up every corner on every street. And memories and feelings of childhood, family, and laughter fill everyone with a little extra joy.
Not only are there so many things to do and enjoy during the holiday season but there is also so much to write about. Christmas is a great time to change up some of the topics you usually discuss on your blog. To spice up your blog by sharing a festive post, or by getting personal and sharing with your readers a little more about you.
I find myself feeling very motivated to write this time of year and I would like to share some of that inspiration with all of you. Try flexing your festive and creative muscles this December by writing on one of the following topics.
Please leave me a link to the post in a comment. I would love to read it.
Share some of your favorite gift items this year. Best prices for clothing, your favorite lifestyle essentials or great gifts for kids. The options for a post like this are endless. I recently wrote a self-care gift guide of my own as a way to share some of my personal favorite items.
Most people have a list of things they would like for Christmas either in their minds or on paper. Share yours with your readers. You may inspire others to give or ask for similar gifts. Who knows maybe someone you know will read it and send you a special surprise.
Give your readers a tour of your house all decked out for the holidays. Take some snaps of your favorite ornaments and your tree to add a little light to your blog.
Perfect for you food bloggers out there, although certainly manageable for all bloggers. Many people enjoy cooking or baking during the holidays, show us what you have been up to in order to help inspire others with their own festive kitchen adventures.
Traditions are what Christmas is all about, or at least part of it. Why not let your readers get to know you a bit better by sharing with them a Christmas tradition of yours that is near and dear to your heart?
Tis the season of DIY’s! A post like this is great for you crafty folks. Show your readers how to create something magical in a festive tutorial.
The last few years I have been making my own homemade Christmas granola and giving it as gifts. Where did I get the idea? A blog post I read of course. Not only do I enjoy doing this every year but the recipients seem to like the personal care and attention that goes into my homemade gift. Writing a blog post about your own DIY Christmas gift ideas is a good way to inspire others.
Do you remember back in the day when ugly Christmas sweaters were just Christmas sweaters? I speak here of the 90’s people. Now it is a fun trend that everyone seems to be getting into. So why not make your own personalized Christmas sweater on your blog?
Share a personal story with your readers about a Christmas memory that is your favorite to relive.
A gratitude list is a perfect way to flex those positivity muscles. We all should take more opportunities to express gratitude in our daily lives and there is no better time to do that then during the holidays.
Raindrops on roses, And whiskers on kittens, Bright copper kettles, And warm woolen mittens, Brown paper packages, Tied up with strings, These are a few of my favorite things . . .
Are you familiar with this classic Christmas song? Well, why not write your own list of favorite things that you love about Christmas?
Share your festive outfits with your readers to inspire others on what to wear for those holiday parties, family gatherings and days spent lounging and wrapping presents.
There are so many awesome places I wish to visit during Christmas time. Like Germany, Paris, and London. How romantic? Where would you like to spend a Christmas holiday and why?
Everyone has their little tricks and rules used to survive the overwhelming task of Christmas shopping. What are some of yours?
Most cities, countries, and cultures have their own unique set of Christmas traditions. In Newfoundland, we have mummering for example. See photo below. Tell us one from your home sweet home.
This is a great way to review your blogging year. What were your most popular, most viewed or personal favorite posts?
Everyone loves a good vision board. Most people use a vision board as a manifestation tool to help motivate them to achieve goals and dreams in the future. But how about creating a reverse vision board? Basically, add images of all of the accomplishments and happy moments of 2017. Take a photo of your masterpiece and post it on your blog and somewhere in your home so you can practice gratitude and joy for the year that you had.
How about a basic run through of your year? In a poem, a post or photos. Check out my 2016 here.
This is a great post for you book bloggers or anyone who has a passion for reading. What are some of the best books you read last year? Are there some you would never read again? Let us know!
Write a diary style entry of your Christmas day. How did you spend your Christmas, what is your usual routine?
I look forward to reading your creative and festive posts.