If you’re a parent, you know how crazy December is! Add in blogging and you’re schedule is probably packed to the gills in December! The last thing you want to worry about is your content calendar! That’s where these December blog post topic ideas come in handy. Just plug some of these blog post topics into your calendar and you’ll be good! Looking for November blog post ideas? Visit our November idea post!
Blog Post Topics: December 1-7
Rosa Parks Day (December 1)
There are actually two days to honor Rosa Parks. One is her birthday, which is in February. But December 1 is the day she was arrested. Today is a perfect day to teach your children about Rosa Parks.
Mutt Day (December 2)
Got a favorite pooch? Today is the day to celebrate your pup and throw a paw-ty!
Make a Gift Day (December 3)
Today is the perfect day for a creative blogger just before Christmas! It’s Make a Gift Day! Make a special present for a loved one and give your audience step by step instructions.
Cookie Day (December 4)
December is the ideal time to make cookies! Whether you’re decorating cut out sugar cookies with your kids or sharing a favorite family recipe, don’t forget to celebrate Cookie Day!
Repeal Day (December 5)
Today’s the day that the 21st Amendment was repealed! Celebrate by sharing your favorite cocktail recipe with your readers. Don’t forget to make a mocktail recipe for your kids!
St. Nicholas Day (December 6)
Did you know that St. Nicholas was a real person? If you’re anxious to introduce your kids to the magic of the season, celebrate St. Nicholas Day. Have your kids leave their shoes out for a little treat.
National Cotton Candy Day (December 7)
Cotton candy is a carnival staple, but you know you could make it at home? A cotton candy machine is relatively inexpensive and is easier to use than you might think!
Blog Post Topics: December 8-14
National Brownie Day (December 8)
There is nothing like an ooey, gooey brownie. If you have a killer brownie recipe, share it with your readers today. Don’t forget to top it with ice cream and hot fudge for a brownie sundae.
Christmas Card Day (December 9)
Christmas Card Day is the ideal day for writing out your Christmas cards! If you have a Cricut or Silhouette machine, it’s also a great day for sharing cut files for them.
Green Monday (December 10)
If you missed out on Cyber Monday, don’t worry! Green Monday is the best shopping day of the year! You’ve still got time for shipping if you purchase products today. Consider having your own sale, if you have a shop on your blog.
Kaleidoscope Day (December 11)
Kaleidoscope Day is a great day if you have a fun DIY kaleidoscope tutorial. Make some fun kaleidoscopes with your kids.
Gingerbread House Day (December 12)
Building gingerbread houses are a holiday staple. Whether you use a pre-made kit from a craft store or you’re ambitious enough to make your own gingerbread house, today’s the day to share it with your readers.
Ice Cream Day (December 13)
Although it’s cold in December, ice cream is always a great idea. Celebrate Ice Cream Day with your favorite creamy, cold treat.
Roast Chestnuts Day (December 14)
As the Christmas song goes, chestnuts are roasting by an open fire. December 14 is Roast Chestnuts Day. Give it a try!
Blog Post Topics: December 15-21
National Lemon Cupcake Day (December 15)
Lemon cupcakes are certainly refreshing! National Lemon Cupcake Day is December 15 – yum!
National Chocolate Covered Anything Day (December 16)
No matter what, chocolate covered treats are the best, especially right before Christmas. Dip everything in chocolate today on National Chocolate Covered Anything Day.
A Christmas Carol Day (December 17)
Today’s the day to sing your heart out – it’s Christmas Carol Day. Whether you’re singing at home with your family or you’re going caroling throughout your neighborhood, celebrate today!
Bake Cookies Day (December 18)
It’s no surprise that December is full of baking holidays. Bake Cookies Day is December 18, just one week before Christmas.
Look for an Evergreen Day (December 19)
Evergreens are synonymous with Christmas! If you’re out looking for Christmas lights, challenge your kids and your readers to find an evergreen fully decked out in lights.
Regifting Day (December 20)
There’s nothing wrong with regifting! Consider hosting a regifting party where your friends get together and bring things they’ve been gifted but never used. Swap them with your friends and regift guilt free!
Ugly Christmas Sweater Day (December 21)
Ugly Christmas sweater parties have really taken off in the last few years and December 21 is Ugly Christmas Sweater Day. Throw a great party for all your buddies and don’t forget to blog about it!
Blog Post Topics: December 22-28
Last Online Shopping Day (December 22)
If you’re a last minute online shopper, today’s the day that you must place your order if you want to receive it before Christmas. You’ll likely have to pay hefty shipping fees, but it should arrive in time.
Festivus (December 23)
If you were a fan of Seinfeld in the 90s, you’ve probably heard of Festivus. Don’t forget to air your grievances!
National Egg Nog Day (December 24)
Egg nog is a holiday staple and if you’re celebrating Christmas Eve with family and friends, don’t forget to include egg nog in your celebration. If you have a great recipe, share it with your readers today.
Christmas Day (December 25)
Although Christmas isn’t an obscure holiday, it’s definitely the biggest holiday in December. Take a few minutes today to reflect on your year with your family.
Boxing Day (December 26)
Boxing Day is typically celebrated more in Canada and the UK, but it would be a great tradition to introduce to your readers. It’s a day to fill boxes with items to donate to people less fortunate.
Make Cut Out Snowflakes Day (December 27)
If your kids are driving you crazy during winter break, break out the scissors and paper and have them decorate the house with some paper snowflakes!
Card Playing Day (December 28)
There’s nothing like getting family together and playing card games. If you have a family favorite, today would be a great day to introduce your readers to it.
Blog Post Topics: December 29-31
YMCA Day (December 29)
Whether you’re a member of your local YMCA or you just like the dance, today’s a great day to celebrate. Teach your kids how to do the YMCA and they’ll be ready for the next family wedding.
Bacon Day (December 30)
Everything tastes better with bacon! Celebrate Bacon Day by sharing your family’s favorite bacon recipes.
New Year’s Eve (December 31)
New Year’s Eve is a great way to ring in the new year. Whether you’re staying home with the kids or going out on the town, celebrate today!
With these December blog topic ideas, you’ll never be stumped for ideas! Plan out your calendar today and you can cross something off your busy December to do list. Want to know which keywords to target within your posts? Sign up for a free consultation here.
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