Here are some more favoured seasonal....
1) dessert/cookie/family food Peppermint/chocolate pinwheels -- must make some this year
2) beverage (seasonal beer, eggnog w/ way too much egg and not enough nog, etc...)egg nog, preferably with a splash of, um, nog
3) tradition (church, family, other) candles and Silent Night on Christmas Eve, Yeah I know its a little overdone and schmaltzy but it just needs to happen.
4) decoration natural tree, preferably put up just before CHristmas (21st or later)
5) gift (received or given) The girls are just getting in to the Christmas thing so the look on their faces when they come downstairs....
BONUS: SONG/CD that makes the season worthwhile...Santa I'mRight HEre (secular) any of a number of sacred ones.