12 Days of Christmas Giveaways – Day 2!

Happy Friday everyone! I hope you’re all getting into the Christmas spirit. To celebrate the holidays at our office, we’ve been paired up for Secret Santas and have been surprising our coworkers with fun little gifts each day!

I hope you all enjoyed the free embroidery design yesterday! If you missed the post, check it out here. For Day 2 of our 12 Days of Christmas giveaways, our prize is an Abracadabra Crafts ornament trio!

This educational craft kit for kids promotes creativity. Use the provided ornament base, paint, brushes, trim and glitter to create a one-of-a-kind tree decoration. If you don’t have kids to craft with, make a fun ornament for yourself using the provided materials plus a few things from your stash.

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To enter to win this fun prize, answer the following question in the comments section below: How does your office celebrate the holidays? Do you have a potluck, or decorate your cubicles in garland and lights? If you don’t work at an office, how do you get into the spirit? A tree and lights is all it takes for me!

One lucky winner will be announced on Monday, along with our Day 3 prize! Have a great weekend!

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39 Responses to 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways – Day 2!

  1. Jessica Sanders says:

    To get into the Christmas spirit, our family tunes into our favorite radio station that plays Christmas music all season long! Our tree goes up after Thanksgiving, and we visit out town’s square to see all the lights.

  2. Jeanne says:

    My office is the church so we celebrate with Christmas Eve Worship! This year we will have a “Candle” Nativity complete with lots of wonderful fabrics draping the background of the scene!

  3. Marge M says:

    I get into the Christmas spirit by getting out my stocking that my grandmother made for me. She made one for each of her grandchildren all in red cotton with our names on them! Oh it needs to be washed and is tearing out in places of the seams but should I wash it….I might loose all the pretty sequins and rick rack, maybe next year! Marge.

  4. Tammy says:

    A tree and lights for me too!

  5. Gail Aucoin says:

    To get into the spirit. I put on the Christmas Carols old and new, listen to the radio. Put my tree up . Love to drive around and look at all the lights

  6. Suzanne Ripple says:

    We have a Christmas lunch!

  7. Christmas tree up and decorations, and when I am sewing my Christmas gifts, I put on my Christmas cds to be reminded of the season.

  8. Mary Mac says:

    For the office get together, we have a potluck at someone home. This is so much nicer than an office party at a restaurant.

  9. Caroline says:

    For the office, we put up holiday decorations, have a food drive, and adopt a family. In January we have a holiday party.

  10. Barbara says:

    Always finding a last minute gift I need to make for someone. I love giving to others.

  11. I’m a SAHM, so we do whatever I want ;)

  12. Jessica Mullins says:

    This is my first Christmas as my current job. But we have a potluck lunch planned, an ornament exchange as well as a cookie exchange planned! AND most decorate their offices. So festive :)

  13. Merri Lynn says:

    My office decks the halls at the office(including Xmas stockings for everyone with names emboridered on them by yours truly) and we have a big Christmas party–open bar, great food and a fun band.

  14. Loretta Tejkl says:

    I work from home, so I usually have a Christmas DVD playing this time of year.

  15. brenda says:

    For Christmas we first put the tree up and then draw names for who u are going to buy for and everyone also brings an extra gift to donate to the children for Christmas..we also put up lights…

  16. pat peters says:

    I am a house wife and husband retired so we
    make bread and cookies for our retired firefighters
    and those not retired

  17. Constance M. Bunn says:

    I work out of my home, so I stick in Christmas movies while I’m sewing, then I work on Christmas gifts for my loved ones and post them (to try to get orders for like projects to sell). Then, if I get caught up before it’s TOOO late, I go into the livingroom to read and catch up on emails ~ plug in the Christmas tree lights and I’m happy as a bug in a rug!! From now on, the Christmas trees will be within sight of my sewing area ~ LOVE the feeling I get when the lights are on!!

  18. Cindy Schultz says:

    I work in a pharmacy at a hospital. We don’t really decorate, but we do adopt a family for Christmas. Everyone buys gifts for the family and wraps it up, I guess that could be
    considered our decoration. It is great buying something for a family who really needs
    help especially at this time of year.

  19. Beth R says:

    I play Christmas music to get into the spirit!

  20. V. Abney says:

    Our work place has a covered dish dinner off-site.

  21. Dana says:

    I get in the spirit on Black Friday. I’ve only been shopping once on Black Friday but just seeing it all on the news gets me going every year. Sometimes I put the tree up then and sometimes (because my sons birthday is around then) the next day. When I worked retail the Black Friday crowds always made me happy. It was my second favorite day of the year to work. My most favorite was Christmas Eve.

  22. Jill W. says:

    I play Christmas music and set up our little fiber optic tree first.

  23. CINDY says:

    RETIRED…no office party any more.

  24. Rebecca W says:

    I work from home in an office of just me, so I change out my CDs to all Christmas music and light a couple holiday scented candles. I sing O Holy Night from the top of my lungs and pretend it sounds just as good as the singer!

  25. Carol K E says:

    We have a potluck supper after work and play a dice game with naughty and nice gifts. I usually bring a quilted ornament or small wall hanging.

  26. Angela Cianfaglione says:

    I work from home so I use my favorite decorations everywhere which include a “Charlie Brown” Christmas tree that looks like the real thing. I love this the most and it was a gift from my brother-in-law, we share the same sense of humor.

  27. Emily F says:

    I get into the christmas spirit by making my yard the brightest in the neighborhood with all my decorations

  28. gayle says:

    I get into the Christmas Spirit when the Christmas lights go up. Love it.

  29. Deb Davidson says:

    At my office people decorate their cubicles and then our department has a potluck during the December staff meeting. Here is also a gift game.

  30. Patricia Hersl says:

    Just had the guild party yesterday. We celebrated by collecting funds for Sandy victims, matching from the guild, and food for the Food Bank. So much giving going on as the members came in with comfort quilts and dresses for Haiti. The true spirit of giving! But we took the time to eat good food and be entertained by puppeteer Jack Foreaker.

  31. Maureen V says:

    My clinic has an ornament/gift exchange with a potluck. Cute gifts with delicious food!!!

  32. Pam says:

    My boss’ wife came in and decorated everything. Other years our boss has taken us out to eat, but things are sort of tight now. The Christmas decorations really cheer things up in the dreary north. ;)

  33. Nicki says:

    Unfortunately our office doesn’t celebrate Christmas. A couple of us do give others small gifts.

  34. Maggie says:

    The smell of a bayberry candle.

  35. Jane C. says:

    I have mixed emotions about this time of year on account of my birthday being so close and the painful memories associated with it. That being said, every once in a while there will be something that highlights the bigger metaphor…

  36. Bertha Newby says:

    My family always watch the Macy’s Christmas parade on tv.

  37. Evelyn says:

    Sewing Christmas gifts for family and friends gets me into the holiday spirit.

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  39. Ann Ferrell says:

    Since my granddaughter was killed in a tornado on Feb. 29th I have had a hard time getting into the Christmas mood. I like to watch the Hallmark movies on TV and that helps somewhat.

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