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Watch Pentatonix 'Sleigh' These Tunes From Their Latest Album, Feat. Jennifer Hudson! 

A Cappella sensations Pentatonix are back with fresh new holiday sounds from their brand new album: A Pentatonix Christmas Deluxe! The album is available to purchase or stream, and we highly recommend a listen. They expertly bring their polished sound and contemporary sensibility to Christmas songs we know and love. 

The group recently graced the NBC studio stage with none other than pop legend Jennifer Hudson to sing their rendition of "How Great Thou Art", available off their new album. This stellar performance is part of a one-hour special entitled "A Very Pentatonix Christmas," which you can stream now on NBC. 

 Check out the video below!

Gorgeous, no? 

But that's not all! While you're here, check out their latest music video for an ultra-festive version of "Deck the Halls".

What did you think? Let us know in the comment section below. And very happy holidays to you and yours!

Christmas Countdown! 

Already getting your elves lined up? Creating the lists you'll want to check twice? 

Wondering how many days you have to cut through the crazy with a well-executed plan? 

Check out our countdown clock to Christmas belowand wonder no more! 

And be sure to visit our I Love Christmas Facebook page for great ideas and inspiration, all year round!

Watch This High-Def TimeLapse Video to Experience London's Breathtaking Christmas Lights! 

Whether you live in a big city or just visit one from time to time, we're sure you'll agree that watching twinkling Christmas lights above a bustling urban street is a wonderful pastime of the holiday season. And some cities, like London, really go all out around Christmastime. 

Lucky for those of us who don't live anywhere near London, a man named Mattia Bicchi uploaded some incredible TimeLapse footage of the city's gorgeous Christmas lights last year. Here's what Mattia had to say about his video project: 

"After four years from my last Xmas TimeLapse of London, I thought that it would be great to make another Short TimeLapse & Hyperlapse Film about the amazing atmosphere and decorations that makes London such a great city to visit during Christmas time. 

Putting the whole video together took me roughly a month while I shot the beautiful and well known Christmas lights at Oxford and Regent Street, Trafalgar Square and the astonishing Covent Garden. During this time I also had the opportunity to film the light up of the 18,000 lights at the Churchill Arms Pub in Kensington and the last SuperMoon of the year." 

See the breathtaking footage below!

Top 12 Family Christmas Games This Holiday Season 

Whether your crew is in the mood to get active (candy cane hunts! snowman bowling!) or wants to cozy up and try their luck with a few board games, you'll definitely want to set aside a Saturday night or two for these holiday game changers. 

1. Christmas-opoly 

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Get your lights up, your presents wrapped, gather family and friends and pop the lid off the Late For The Sky Christmas-opoly Board Game. Watch out players! You may be run over by a reindeer. Be nice or you may end up with a lump of coal.  Whatever happens, you better not pout! Available Here 

2. Operation: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Raindeer 

Put on your scrubs and help Santa, Rudolph and Hermey operate on BUMBLE THE ABOMINABLE SNOW MONSTER in this classic game Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer Operation. It will take a steady hand to get rid of his “sweet tooth,” “Charlie Horse,” “cold shoulder” and more. Rudolph’s nose glows and Bumble roars every time the surgery backfires, so operate with care! Available Here 

3. Christmas Charades Game 

It's just like the dinner party game you know and love, but with a holiday twist. Good luck acting out "Star of Bethlehem" in 30 seconds. Get it here 

4. The Santa Claus Game 

Let the kids be Santa Claus for a change with this heartwarming board game where the emphasis is on giving gifts instead of receiving them. Fair warning: Players are also challenged to sing a favorite holiday tune. Get it here

5. Christmas Trivia Game 

Quick! Do you know the only movie to win an Academy Award for its Santa? (Answer: It was Edmund Gwenn's Kris Kringle in Miracle on 34th Street.) Be prepared to answer that question and more in this fact-filled test of holiday smarts. Available here 

6. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Board Game 

It turns out you can play reindeer games south of the North Pole. Fave characters Rudolph, Hermey and Yukon Cornelius all make an appearance in this movie-themed challenge of saving the misfit toys. Available here 

7. Christmas Bingo Game 

We love these Christmas bingo boards, filled with candy canes, snowflakes and gingerbread men — only the most cheerful holiday items. Get it here 

8. Christmas Scavenger Hunt 

Christmas Scavenger Hunt is family fun for the holidays! Includes an indoor deck and an outdoor deck so the whole family can run around the house or the entire neighborhood. Be the first to spot a Santa, find a glitter-covered object, or touch an angel. Simple fun, Christmas Scavenger Hunt will fill your holiday with action and laughter! Contains 220 cards and rules. Available here 

9. LEGO Creator Winter Holiday Train 

Gather the family for some festive LEGO building fun with this charming model featuring a full circle of track, boarding platform with bench and lamppost, a power function, upgradable train engine with brick-built smoke bellowing from its stack, coal tender, flatbed wagon with a rotating holiday tree, toys and gifts, and a red caboose with a detailed interior and table. Get it here 

10. Pin the Nose on the Snowman 

This great Christmas holiday party game includes a 16" x 20" paper Snowman Face, 10 paper noses, and 2 blindfolds and instructions. Perfect for families and friends! Available here 

11. Inflatable Reindeer Christmas Hat Antler Ring Toss 

Now this looks like a fun game for a Christmas party or holiday event. This item is an inflatable reindeer antler hat that comes with 4pcs inflatable rings. Simply inflate and play by standing the same distance away, and taking it in turns to try to get the hoop on the antlers. Get it here 

12. Nightmare Before Christmas Collector’s Edition Yahtzee 

Play America’s  #1 dice game with a Tim Burton twist! This travel-sized The Nightmare Before Christmas Yahtzee includes a customized dice cup in the shape of Jack Skellington’s head and five collectible dice featuring frightful movie characters. For 2 or more players. Available here

15 Crazy and Over-The-Top Christmas Decorated Homes 

Nothing gets people in the Christmas spirit more than homes bedecked with millions of feet of christmas lights, plastic reindeer, and occasionally the inflatable snowman. Many suburban families view this as some kind of yearly competition, to see which house in the neighborhood can be donned "the most festive home on the block." We've gathered the 15 craziest decked out homes and laid them all out here. Let us know what you think and which one YOU would pick as the winner!

1. The Gates of Heaven

These golden and glistening gates are sparkling with lights - no need for street lamps on this street! (or this entire city!)

2. Toys, Toys, Toys
Step back Santa's Workshop - this yard is coming after you!

3. The Classic​
Step back Santa's Workshop - this yard is coming after you!

4. White Castle
This white winter wonderland makes this house look like a castle during Christmas time!

5. Taste the Rainbow​
This family wanted to be festive and incorporate every color of the rainbow! Kind of intergalactic.

6. The Tree​
There is nothing like a bright green Christmas tree that says... well, Christmas.

7. Lights, Lights, and More Lights!​
This can be seen from outer space.

8. Angel House​
Hark the Herald Angels Sing!... on the roof of this house!

9. Joy to the World​
Wishing joy to the astronauts up above!

10. Christmas Star​
With peppermints, elves, snowmen, and that STAR - this house is definitely one to remember!

11. The Snowman​
This sexy snowman wants you to join the Christmas party!

12. Flying Reindeer​
Defying the laws of gravity and creating an incredible display!

13. The Christmas House​
This house calls itself "The Christmas House," and for a good reason!

14. The Snow Lights
This house knew they would be getting snow this winter, and decided to light it up from underneath!

15. NOEL​
A perfect Christmas archway to welcome you home as you drive into the garage! 


There you have it! Make sure to let us know which one you think is the winner!


 

Looks Like A Normal Christmas Tree- But Watch What Happens When They Turn The Music On… 

A family has taken Christmas tree decorating to another level.

The Wawra family has been posting videos of their Christmas tree that is decorated with lights synced to music.

According to the video, this is the fifth year the family has controlled the Christmas tree lights with a computer set-up. The 10-foot tree has over 7,000 lights on it. A note in the video mentions, "It has always been a Wawra family tradition to get Monster Real Trees to big to fit in the room."

Watch the video, which has gotten over 2 million views on YouTube within a week:

What do you think?  Have you starting decorating for Christmas?

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