First Christmas as a Married Couple: Creating Cozy Traditions at Home

As the holiday season approaches, there’s something extra special about celebrating your first Christmas as a married couple. One trend we’ve noticed among newlyweds is choosing to create intimate and memorable moments at home. The options are endless! In this blog, we’ll explore some heartwarming activities. Couples across the web are embracing these activities o make their first Christmas together truly magical.

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Crafting Christmas Memories

Kickstart the festive season by engaging in creative activities together. Craft paper snowflakes together, make Christmas cards, build a gingerbread house, or create a festive garland to drape over the staircase! Let your creativity flow! Create cherished memories as you celebrate your holiday season together as a married couple.

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Movie Nights and Mistletoe Moments

Curate a list of romantic Christmas movies (or Christmas comedies). Build a cozy nest of blankets and pillows and let the soft glow of the screen illuminate the love in your eyes. As you laugh, cry, and revel in joy, you’ll weave a tapestry of memories that will linger in your hearts for years to come.

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Sipping on Love

Toasting to your love, experiment with crafting Christmas-inspired drinks! From cinnamon-spiced cocoa to festive cocktails, each sip becomes a celebration of the warmth of love that fills your hearts.

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Skating into the Holidays

If you’re lucky enough to have an ice skating rink nearby, embrace the winter wonderland vibes and hit the ice hand in hand. Glide through the rink with your loved one, creating cherished memories that will last a lifetime.

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Explore Christmas Markets

Stroll through the twinkling lights, indulge in seasonal treats, and perhaps find unique gifts for each other while supporting local vendors. Some Christmas markets in and around Calgary:

Once Upon a Christmas: Located at Heritage Park, this is one of Calgary’s most iconic holiday events! With activities, entertainment, and festive treats, this will definitely get you and your spouse into the holiday cheer! This event will go on December 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, and 17.

Saskatoon Farm Christmas Market: Explore over 400 local vendors over December 8-10 at the Saskatoon Farm!

Granary Road’s Christmas Market: Located on Granary Road, celebrate the holidays with decorated trees, lights, and festive photos with Santa and the alpacas. Check out Santa’s workshop for gingerbread cookies, ornaments, tractor rides, and more on Saturdays and Sundays from November 25 until December 17, 2023

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Ultimately, the way you celebrate your first Christmas together is a personal decision. Whether you choose to stay home and create intimate traditions or embark on new adventures, the key is to cherish the time spent together. Make this holiday season uniquely yours and let it set the tone for many more joyous celebrations as a married couple. Cheers to love, laughter, and a magical first Christmas together!