During the holidays, there's nothing more important than creating unforgettable memories with your family. For us, the Holiday season means good food, endless laughter and appreciation for our loved ones. With busy schedules and different time zones, spending quality time throughout the year can be challenging. The key is finding something that can bring everyone together, like enjoying the Starbucks Holiday drinks, sharing stories or adding a twist to a family tradition.
We've put together the best tips to make the most out of your time together. From toddlers to grandparents, best friends and cousins, we've got what you need to bring the holiday cheer for all of your loved ones!
Plan a Game Night
Nothing brings families together like a little friendly competition! Plan a fun game night with Latin American classics like Lotería and Dominos, or introduce your family to new games. From downloading an interactive game app on your phone to bringing a board game with paper money and funny figurines, game night is sure to become a new holiday tradition.
Design Your Own Wrapping Paper
Tap into your creative side by designing your own personalized wrapping paper for the gifts you'll be giving. Pro tip? Make it an interactive activity by organizing a DIY wrapping paper event filled with colorful paints, assorted stencils and bright stickers to get creative with your loved ones.
Share Family Stories
Remember those stories we were so curious about as kids? The holiday season is the perfect time to dig into your family heritage and discover the stories that shape your family. Our elders love sharing their stories, so gather everyone in the family for a special lesson from your abuelita!
Revamp Old Family Recipes
If you love cooking, this one's for you. Help Dad bring his favorite recipe to the modern era by using new spices and cooking techniques to upgrade the beloved dish and uncover a bounty of different flavors. Whether you're putting a vegan twist on a family favorite so your Gen-Z cousin can enjoy it or using the new Starbucks Holiday drinks to inspire the flavors of a dish, a few recipe upgrades can create a new family tradition!
Create a Dress Code Theme
Turn your room into a fashion show this holiday season by suggesting a dress code theme that the whole family can enjoy. Keep it simple with themed holiday sweaters or go all out by assigning roles– no matter how you do it, this tip is sure to create an unforgettable festive season!
Family fun during the holiday season is unmatched. From the joyful laughter of your little cousins to the melodic voices of your aunts in the kitchen to the mouthwatering traditional dishes, spending time together during the holidays is the reason for the season. Check out the video below to watch how Starbucks helps our families create new traditions!