Jan 04, 2017 • By

Your #holidaytraditions were fabulous

Back in November, we asked you to share photos and stories of your holiday traditions featuring food, family and fun, from the present and the past.

We saw #holidaytraditions used countless times on social media and we tried to capture some of those moments on


It was fun to see how individuals and families celebrated the holidays around the world.

While we especially enjoyed seeing moments that involved food, we also loved seeing and celebrating all of the wonderful holiday traditions that occur outside the kitchen.

We noticed some themes, here are some of our favorites:

Kids in the kitchen who would make Betty proud
We loved seeing how many people took time to bake up memories in the kitchen with their children.


Recipes that will last a lifetime
We saw so many stories about people who are keeping their family recipes alive. It’s wonderful to see younger generations making dishes that their parents and grandparents made.


Festive food
From Ninjabreadmen to Grinchy guacamole. People know how to bring a personal twist to traditional treats.


Deck the halls and decorate the cookies
In addition to people trimming their trees, it was great to see how people used sprinkles and frosting to make their holiday cookies festive and fun.


Cookie construction almost too sweet to eat
We saw some pretty sweet looking gingerbread houses constructed by kids and adults.

Fetching trees with furry friends
We loved how many people incorporated their pets into their holiday traditions.


Sitting with Santa
Sometimes there are smiles when kids sit on Santa’s lap, and well, plenty of parents witnessed the opposite.


Bright lights, big smiles
We loved seeing how faces lit up when admiring jolly and bright holiday décor.


Cozy Christmas jammies
When it comes to holiday sleepwear, so many people made comfy look cute.


Giving back
During the season of giving, it was inspiring to see how many people gave back in their communities.


Crafty Christmas
Nothing beats homemade decorations and gifts during the holidays.


Oh snow!
From sledding and skating, to brisk walks in the park. You sure snow how to make the best of cold weather.


Check out more #holidaytraditions photos at

To everyone who uploaded photos to our page or gave us permission to share their social post, thank you! And happy new year!

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