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Holiday Books and Stories

At Christmas Short Stories we’ve got a wide range of holiday stories and christmas stories to read, to print and to download.

Holiday Decorating

Christmas decorating ideas abound in our holiday decorating category.

Christmas Treats

Make your own holiday treats with a little help from Christmas Short Story, because what’s a story without a snack to go with it.

Christmas Short Story is designed to give you a shorter version of the things you'd like from a holiday site. If you're looking for fast and easy recipes for holiday treats, quick and easy christmas cookie recipes of fast stories to read to the children before bed during the holidays, you're in the right place. Christmas Short Story provides the abridged version of Christmas Stories, Christmas recipes, Christmas gifts and even Christmas graphics, as well as posting versions of old favorite Christmas stories that are out of copyright and sometimes out of print. We hope you enjoy browsing the pages of Christmas Short Story as much as we enjoyed making it for you. Come back often as our recipes and stories change all of the time.  

Christmas Short Stories

The holidays aren't the holidays without Christmas stories. We offer Christmas Short stories that you can read to the kids, that are interesting to you and, we offer downloads of old out of copyright books too so that you can have a pdf to keep on your own computer.


Christmas Decorating Tips

Interested in learning some new decorating ideas or tips? We can help you with some good ideas on decorating for the holidays that won't cost an arm and a leg

Holiday Snacks

What's a holiday story without a holiday snack. From cookies to cakes to hot cocoa we've got some great recipes to snack on while you're decorating the tree or reading that short story.


Great Low Priced Gifts

We can help you to find some of the best low priced gifts and get them there well before the holidays. If you're not sure what to buy that special someone, we can help.


Gifts For Her

19th Oct 2016

Gifts For Her

Gifts For Him

Gifts For Him

19th Oct 2016

Gifts For Him

gifts for children

Gifts for Children

19th Oct 2016

Gifts for Children

Christmas is

What does Christmas mean to you?

01st Oct 2016

What does Christmas mean to you? Is it all about giving and getting gifts, or is there some deeper meaning to this wonderful season than all the material things surrounding...

men's jewelry

Selecting Jewelry For Men

07th Oct 2015

Many women will have a hard time selecting jewelry for the men in their life to give at Christmas. It seems that there are so many occasions to give gifts...


Christmas Shopping – Reduce Stress

29th Apr 2015

Christmas shopping According to a recent study by Roy Morgan Research, around 60 per cent of Australians dislike Christmas shopping, just 20 per cent plan their shopping expeditions, and the...

coffee mix


29th Apr 2015

FIRESIDE COFFEE MIX 2 cups Non-dairy coffee creamer 1 1/2 cups Carnation hot cocoa mix 1 1/2 cups Instant coffee — (reg or dec) 1 1/2 cups Sugar 1 teaspoon...

apple cake in a jar


29th Apr 2015

APPLE CAKE IN A JAR 2/3 cup shortening 2 2/3 cups white sugar 4 eggs 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 2 teaspoons baking...

pecan pralines


29th Apr 2015

PECAN PRALINES 1 cup of brown sugar 1 cup of sugar 1 cup of milk 1 tablespoon of maple syrup 1 tablespoon of butter 1/8 teaspoon of salt 1 cup...

chocolate fudge


29th Apr 2015

TRIPLE CHOCOLATE FUDGE 4 1/2 cups of sugar 1 teaspoon of salt 1/2 cup of butter 1 – 13 oz. can of evaporated milk 1 12 oz. bag of chocolate...

christmas cookies

New England Christmas Cookies

29th Apr 2015

New England Christmas Cookies 3/4 cup of melted shortening 3/4 cup of melted butter 1 cup of brown sugar 1 cup of white sugar 1 teaspoon of cinnamon 1 cup...

apricot melba mold

Recipe: apricot melba mold

17th Apr 2015

Recipe: apricot melba mold Apricot Melba Mold Apricot Layer 1/2 envelope unflavored gelatine 1/3 cup orange juice 1 (17 ounce) can apricots 1 small box lemon gelatin 2 tablespoons lemon...