Holiday Student Blog


December 21, 2022

Boxing Day is a holiday that is celebrated annual on December 26th . It originated in the United Kingdom and is also celebrated in Canada, Australia, and other countries. The holiday is named for giving gifts, known as "Christmas boxes," to staff on the day after Christmas. This tradition dates back to the Middle Ages when wealthy citizens would give their staff boxes of food, clothing, and other gifts on December 26th. Over time, the custom of giving gifts on this day spread to different classes of society, and the holiday came to be known as Boxing Day. Today, Boxing Day is a popular shopping day in many countries. It is also associated with charitable giving and other community service activities. It is also a time for families to spend together, eat large feasts and exchange gifts. The day after Christmas is typically the busiest shopping day of the year in many countries around the world.


1. Go Shopping

Boxing Day is the perfect time to score some amazing deals! Many stores have sales and discounts on all sorts of things, like clothes, electronics, and more. Plus, some stores even offer free delivery on orders over a certain amount, so you can shop from the comfort of your own home and enjoy more quality time with your loved ones. It's the perfect chance to snag those items you've been wanting all year.

2. Donate to a Charity

Boxing Day is also about giving back to those in need. You can spread some holiday cheer by donating to a charity that means something to you. You can contribute money, food, or clothing, to a charity of your choice. Your generosity can make a real difference in the lives of those who are less fortunate than you. Take a few moments to think about organizations that align with your values and consider taking time this holiday season to give back.

2. Spend Time with Loved Ones 

Use the day after Christmas to relax and enjoy the company of loved ones. You can enjoy a meal together, watch a movie, or play some games. If you’re feeling adventurous, go ice skating or play in the snow! You can also spend the day relaxing – maybe take a hot bath, watch some TV, or enjoy some time alone. Whatever you do, make sure to relax and appreciate the people who matter most to you.

Whether you’re spending time with family, friends, or loved ones this Boxing Day, our best wishes go out to you. In the meantime, if you need to do any last-minute shopping for yourself or someone else (why not makes someone’s day?!), we wish you the best of luck.

Happy holidays and stay safe!

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