10. Christmas candies and cookies
Making candies with my mom and frosting the reindeer shaped cookies with my family is something I always look forward to around Christmastime. Even if you don’t enjoy making the treats, you still get to enjoy eating them in the end.
9. Christmas trees, ornaments, lights, and other decorations
These things just bring so much warmth during the chilliest time of year. Although it may not be the most fun to get all the decorations set up, it sure is cozy to sit around the lit up tree with family with the fireplace crackling in the background. Also, driving around at night seeing lights on all of the houses is always exciting.
8. 25 days of Christmas TV special
Who doesn’t love all of these classics? Frosty the Snowman, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Elf, The Santa Clause, and so many more.
7. Christmas music and carols
Jingle Bells, We Wish You A Merry Christmas, Santa Clause Is Coming To Town, Winter Wonderland, etc. They’re all so catchy and happy. You can’t help but sing along!
6. Vacation time
This is probably one of the best things for college students – an entire month away from classes where you can just relax without constantly having to worry about homework and studying. And when your family asks if you’re going to actually get up and get ready for the day your response every time is…