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now my kid believes in Santa but we don't want to lie to her

When my daughter was born my partner and I decided not to do the Santa lie but this year (she's five and a half) she is really upset about it all now that she's picking up on other people's beliefs. What do you say about beliefs when it's the rest of the world who did this to your kid? [more inside]
posted by geek anachronism on Dec 8, 2014 - 54 answers

how do you secure a christmas lawn ornament to the ground?

How do you secure a Christmas lawn ornament to the ground? I'm talking about the plastic 40 inch high decorations, like the Santa Clauses, and Mrs. Clauses and snowmen. [more inside]
posted by lynnie-the-pooh on Dec 7, 2014 - 3 answers

Help me with a creative Santa costume/outfit!

I am attending a social event in a few weeks where everyone is attending dressed as a version of Santa Claus. I have no problem with dressing as a normal Santa -- but that is too easy! Any ideas for a (more) creative Santa costume/outfit? [more inside]
posted by knockoutking on Nov 24, 2014 - 28 answers

How to administrate "photos with Santa" as painlessly as possible.

My place of employment (an agro-tourism destination) has procured someone to play Santa this weekend for photos with kids (by donation), and we are having trouble figuring out the best way to deal with the paperwork and administration of that, without it turning into a huge nightmare. [more inside]
posted by wats on Nov 29, 2013 - 10 answers

Tips on Portraying Santa Claus?

I have to portray Santa Claus at my library in a few weeks and would appreciate some suggestions! [more inside]
posted by cinemafiend on Nov 22, 2013 - 8 answers

Help me find this Christmas decoration!

I found a 9" painted clay/ceramic bird Christmas statue at thrift store in the Milwaukee area, and it's so fantastic that I another one. Unfortunately I haven't been able to find anything on Google so far. Can you help me out? [more inside]
posted by Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug on Oct 18, 2013 - 6 answers

What is the best "Santa Tracker" for a first gen iPad?

Help me find the best Santa Tracker [more inside]
posted by leafwoman on Dec 24, 2012 - 6 answers

The Lazy Gift Giver

This is a question about giving gift cards at a work Christmas get together. [more inside]
posted by Fairchild on Dec 18, 2012 - 16 answers

Help me tell daughter Santa Claus truth

Help me tell 8 year old the truth about Santa [more inside]
posted by lynnie-the-pooh on Sep 30, 2012 - 33 answers

"Kringle was on top of the world, but then it all came crashing down..."

Can you recommend any good, relatively clean, satirical "true story"/"Biography"-type humor writings, videos, skits, etc about Santa, and/or perhaps other Christmas characters like Rudolph or Frosty? [more inside]
posted by TheSecretDecoderRing on Dec 22, 2011 - 11 answers

Can you help me find a neato secret santa gift?

Hivemind, I need your best ideas for an awesome $10 workplace secret santa gift! Details within! [more inside]
posted by karizma on Dec 14, 2011 - 9 answers

Help me figure out exactly what it is my son wants from Santa

Please help Santa figure out how to get my kid the thing he really really wants. It relates to a Super Mario game, which I know little about... [more inside]
posted by anastasiav on Dec 12, 2011 - 15 answers

How to manage family Christmases when our kid doesn't believe in Santa Claus, but her cousins do?

How to manage family Christmases when our kid doesn't believe in Santa Claus, but her cousins do? [more inside]
posted by bunglin jones on Dec 12, 2011 - 29 answers

How did your parents make Santa real for you?

How did your parents make Santa Claus real for you? [more inside]
posted by Jaybo on Nov 21, 2011 - 53 answers

please ID

Asking for a friend: who sings this version of Santa Baby? Thanks!
posted by leigh1 on Dec 28, 2010 - 6 answers

Is Santa Claus A Religious Figure?

Is Santa Claus a religious figure? I'm interested both in your individual personal opinions and any judicial opinions that might be out there from a church/state standpoint.
posted by nickmark on May 14, 2010 - 43 answers

An inappropriately timed Christmassy film question

Can you help me name this movie which sounds like it might be Babes In Toyland or an adaptation of The Nutcracker -- but probably isn't? [more inside]
posted by sleepcrime on Feb 12, 2010 - 4 answers

Find me a Santa!

Who's the best Santa in NYC? [more inside]
posted by pianohands on Dec 20, 2009 - 1 answer

When should Santa Claus Come to Town?

When does your family open Christmas presents from each other? [more inside]
posted by Point n Click on Dec 19, 2008 - 30 answers

Artist seeks Santa 2.0

Artist/illustrator seeks photo reference for Santa 2.0. Perhaps you source? No raunchies need apply... [more inside]
posted by Ogre Lawless on Jul 3, 2008 - 2 answers

Searching for a Disney Santa Short on DVD

I'm trying to find a copy of a favorite Disney Christmas-themed short (B&W, probably from the '20's or '30's, featuring a very jolly Santa and lots of little kiddies) on DVD. Problem is, we don't know the title or anything else about it -- can you help ID this film? [more inside]
posted by anastasiav on Nov 8, 2007 - 4 answers

I need some Santa Claus-faced chocolate chips

Where can I get some of those special red-and-white Christmas chocolate chips that look like Santa Claus faces? [more inside]
posted by freddymungo on Feb 21, 2007 - 4 answers

Gifts from Santa - Wrapped or Unwrapped?

When you were a child, did the gifts you got from Santa arrive wrapped or unwrapped? [more inside]
posted by anastasiav on Dec 7, 2006 - 111 answers

Santa Baby

Help me caption this Christmas image. [more inside]
posted by MsMolly on Nov 29, 2006 - 28 answers

Help me be Santa!

Help me be Santa Claus! I'm playing Santa for my small town's Christmas parade, and pictures etc with kids after. I'd like some tips on things I haven't yet thought of or been told (particularly related to interacting with the kids). (A Google search didn't get me much.) Tips from your experiences and pointers to relevant websites both welcomed. Thanks!
posted by attercoppe on Nov 17, 2006 - 7 answers

Santa or no Santa?

I am struggling with my son and the truth about Santa. Unwrap the box, there's [more inside]
posted by I_Love_Bananas on Oct 28, 2006 - 45 answers

should we tell our daughter the tryuth about santa?

Should I lie to my three year old daughter about Santa Claus? [more inside]
posted by crazyray on Dec 17, 2005 - 160 answers

What is the deal with Santa Claus

Does Santa have a middle name?
posted by Botunda on Dec 17, 2005 - 17 answers

Where cn I buy a cheap Santa Suit in San Francisco?

Where can I buy a cheap Santa Suit in San Francisco? [more inside]
posted by dty1 on Dec 15, 2005 - 8 answers

Bring an umbrella if you go out in the reindeer

Just who or what (PDF) is trying to steal Christmas? [more inside]
posted by nomad on Nov 17, 2005 - 7 answers

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