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Open thread: What's your one tip to make Christmas feel magical?

Tell us what makes Christmas for you. 

CHRISTMAS IS COMING ever nearer and you’re probably already thinking of how you’re going to celebrate it – and how to make it as special as possible.

Every family tends to have their own traditions formed over the years to make the festive season as magical as possible, and we want to know what they are. We asked some of our team at Journal Media what they do to make their Christmas as special as possible, and then it’s over to you.

Getting the runway ready for Santa

Santa's runway #santarunway #airplane #aviation #holiday #instapic #instafun

A photo posted by Laynee Sky (@layneeskyflyer) on

We set up a Santa runway in the back garden so that Santa, the reindeer and, of course, all the presents can land safely.

Making a Christmas tradition

#homemadechristmasornaments one of my all time fave #christmastraditions

A photo posted by j+rea (@jill10e) on

Every year, each kid makes a different Christmas tree ornament, and we sign and date it. It’s so much fun hanging them up every year.

This classic move:

Source: Carsten Schertzer via Flickr/CC

Putting out milk and biscuits/cookies and a carrot for the reindeer the night before and seeing them half-eaten the next morning.

So tell us, what’s best your tip to make Christmas feel magical? Let us know in the comments below.

If you’re looking for a way to make Christmas even more magical, head over to Honda now where you can enter a competition to win €5,000 – which will really help to make Christmas special. 

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