Christmas Senti-Mints
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Cut the sayings apart and fold the ones you wish to use and place in a jar with mint candies.  Add the poem on right for a Christmas inspirational jar and the poem on left for a whimsical one.  For the inspirational jar, you may wish to use only the more inspirational sayings like those toward the end.  If using sayings in a jar without mints, use the "Sentiments" poems here.

Use individually but please do not reprint entire collection or significant portion without copyright notice intact.  Thanks and I hope you will enjoy!

  1. If you don't believe, you won't receive.
  2. Santa has the right idea.  He visits people once a year.
  3. Get into the Christmas spirits.  Sip, sug, sing.
  4. Believe in Santa. . . just beclause!
  5. The closer to Christmas, the gooder kids get.
  6. Lighten up.  It's Christmas!
  7. The fat man is coming!  Ho! Ho! Ho!
  8. Every year you're bound to hear some youngster say "I wish that Christmas would last all year." What they don't know is that it does. Wait 'til they grow up and have to pay off the credit cards.
  9. Christmas is a clause for celebration.
  10. Christmas comes but once a year, so straighten up...Santa is near!
  11. This year celebrate a traditional American Christmas... with the tree from Canada, the ornaments from Hong Kong, the lights from Japan, and the idea from Bethlehem.
  12. People really act weird at Christmas time! What other time of year do you sit in front of a dead tree in the living room and eat candy out of your socks?
  13. On Cupid, On Donder, On Blitzen, On VISA!
  14. Enjoy the holly days!
  15. Watch where you step. Watch where you go. You may end up under the mistletoe.
  16. Be jolly, by golly.
  17. Paper plates are for Christmas.
  18. May Christmas be evergreen in your heart.
  19. Deck them halls.
  20. If ifs, ands and buts were candy and nuts, we'd all have a wonderful Christmas.
  21. Christmas is that time of year when you receive a lot of neat presents that you need to exchange.
  22. Christmas calories don't count!
  23. Free the reindeer!
  24. Christmas is a race to see which gives out first... your money or your feet.
  25. Four stages of a man's life: Does believe in Santa. Doesn't believe in Santa. Is Santa. Looks like Santa!
  26. Have a Berry Merry Christmas under the mistletoe.
  27. Is it too late to be good?
  28. For Christmas decorate yourself with a smile!
  29. Christmas shopper complaints are long standing.
  30. Christmas is a time when everyone wants his past forgotten and his present remembered.
  31. The best spirits come out at Christmas.
  32. The Christmas spirit is not in a drink!
  33. Believe in Santa and charge cards!
  34. Humbugs Beware!   Christmas cheer is contagious!
  35. Christmas is the season when you buy next year's gifts with this year's money.
  36. He knows if you've been good or bad.  Hope you have a Merry Christmas anyway.
  37. Don't get your tinsel in a tangle!
  38. May you hear those three little words at Christmas:  No Assembly Required!
  39. When riding on a toboggan, watch out for your old noggin'.
  40. Meowy Christ-mouse!
  41. Be naughty and save Santa a trip.
  42. Santa comes, but once a year is enough.
  43. Santa Claws never forgets the cat.
  44. Santa Paws never forgets the dog.
  45. Crowded holiday shopping can cause clausetrophobia.
  46. Isn't it a shame Christmas comes at the time of year when the stores are so crowded?
  47. Christmas is the time of year when you realize how many people you know and how many sizes you don't.
  48. When you stop believing is when you start getting underwear for Christmas.
  49. Christmas is the season of peace and goodwill till you go shopping and get the bill.
  50. Believe in elves.
  51. Elfenmade toys are best.
  52. Merry Kissmas with lots of hugs.
  53. May Santa bring you happiness, good health, friends and a winning lottery ticket.
  54. There's no page like home for the holidays.
  55. Be on the lookout for jolly, old, fat, white-bearded men bearing gifts.
  56. One good thing about Christmas shopping... it toughens you for the January sales.
  57. You can tell a lot about a man by the way he handles three things... a rainy day, an ill loved one and tangled Christmas tree lights.
  58. You don't need Visa when you've got Santa!
  59. You don't need Santa when you've got Visa!
  60. Who needs Santa when you've got Grandma!
  61. Who needs Santa when you've got Grandpa!
  62. If you got everything you wanted for Christmas where would you put it?
  63. Winter is the season to be sneezin'.
  64. A hug is the perfect Christmas gift, one size fits all and it's easily returned.
  65. May peace be more than a season.  May it be a way of life!
  66. Come sit at my table and share with me, warm gingerbread cookies and cinnamon tea.   
  67. Snowflakes are beautiful, pure and white, and like God's children, no two are alike.
  68. Love is the best gift of all!
  69. Christmas Prayer:  Guardian angel pure and bright...please lead Santa here tonight.
  70. If you don't have Christmas in your heart, you won't find it under the tree.
  71. As we thank God for his many blessings this Christmas, let us also pray for Peace on Earth.
  72. Sugar 'n Spice makes Christmas nice!
  73. Christmas is love with all the trimmings.
  74. Believe in Santa Clause, teddy bears and friends, and a magical joy that never ends!
  75. No room for a guest at the Bethlehem Inn. No room, no vacancy, not even one. May He not find our hearts crowded too. May there always be room for God's Son.
  76. The sparkle in children's eyes, of wonder and delight, shines brighter than any Christmas lights.
  77. Christmas is a reminder that God has given us everything we need... in Jesus!
  78. Christmas Cheer Recipe -- Combine loads of good wishes, heartfuls of love and armfuls of hugs. Sprinkle with laughter and garnish with mistletoe.  Top off with presents.  Serves everyone!
  79. Love was born on Christmas morn.
  80. May all your days be happy and bright and may all your Christmases be white.
  81. The best Christmas of all is the presence of a happy family all wrapped up with one another.
  82. It's Christmas in the hearts that puts Christmas in the air.
  83. For Christmas give your heart.
  84. Christmas cookies and happy hearts... this is how the holiday starts.
  85. A candle loses nothing of its light by lighting another candle.
  86. He who has no Christmas in his heart will never find Christmas under a tree.
  87. The heart of Christmas is Christ.
  88. The greatest gift of Christmas is the one we've already gotten long ago.
  89. Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love!
  90. Remember the reason for the season.
  91. May Peace be your gift at Christmas and your blessing all year through!
  92. Oh to be a child when magic sparkles on the tree, and secrets hover in the air, and waiting seems too much to bear!    
  93. Trimming the tree with happy hearts, that's the way the holiday starts.
  94. Happiness is a homespun Christmas!
  95. Remember, Christ is in Christmas and all year long.
  96. Christmas is not a date, but a state of mind.
  97. Jesus IS the reason for the season!
  98. May the special memories of Christmases past and good times this year bring joys that last.
  99. The greatest Christmas gift of all was never placed beneath a tree, but lay within a manger bed beneath a star for all to see.
  100. Wise men still adore him.
  101. For unto you is born this day, in the city of David, a Savior, who is Christ the Lord. - Luke 2:11

Clip Art Credit: Jesus/wise men
candy cane/candle

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