Your Guide to a Memorable Christmas at the Cabin

It’s been a tough year all around. All of the uncertainty and change has made some people more ready than ever to get away from it all. Fantastic holiday memories are yours to be made at the cabin this season. We’ve put together your guide for making Christmas 2020 the most memorable Christmas ever…at the cabin!

How about a Christmas movie marathon?

A cozy night in front of the fire binge-watching your favorite Christmas movies? Sign us up! Elf, Christmas Vacation, White Christmas, and Daddy’s Home 2 are all feel-good family favorites. Some old school classics like Holiday Inn or It’s a Wonderful Life are even more idyllic at the cabin. And depending on your definition of “Christmas movie,” you may want to consider adding the original Die Hard movie to your list.

Go “all Clark Griswold” with your decorations.

2020 is the year for going all out on holiday decorations. Twinkling white lights and garland draped all over your cabin makes the long winter nights feel cozy and festive. Go above and beyond. Try putting Christmas trees in each bedroom – it’s a surefire way to get the kids excited and add some holiday cheer! Click here for a list of fabulous decorating ideas.

Craft or bake homemade ornaments for your tree.

Making homemade ornaments for your Christmas tree is a great activity to do with the kids. Search Pinterest for scented salt dough or cinnamon Gingerbread ornaments that will not only be fun to make but will make your cabin smell wonderful. Be aware…if you have a dog, you should hang these homemade ornaments high in the tree!

Start a new family tradition.

Family traditions are memories that last forever. This year, consider making a new tradition; matching family pajamas, ugly Christmas sweaters, or hiding the Christmas pickle are all ideas your family might want to start and continue on for years to come. 

The Bill Hansen team of realtors wishes you and your family a very Merry Christmas and the happiest of holiday seasons!