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It just wouldn't be Christmas without a tug and a pop resulting in a flimsy paper crown or ridiculously corny joke, would it? But if your idea of a holiday prize isn't, say, a Santa sticker or a pack of tiny skittles, it might be time to upgrade to a fancier breed of Christmas cracker.
The five, luxe crackers we've singled out aren't just pretty to look at (though they totally are). They're also packed with pressies you'll actually want and use (fancy that), including cutesy crafts, compacts, smart keychains, and, in the case of Asprey's version, a festive party hat designed by none other than Philip Treacy. We mean, why let Princess Bea have all the fun?
Click through for the best crackers you've ever seen.
In our opinion, you're never too old to have a stocking — especially one that's filled with more than just candy canes. So, to keep this festive tradition alive, we rounded up 23 amazing goodies for all the beauty devotees on your list. And, if you see something you like, there's nothing wrong with dropping a few hints read
This was the smallest wedding I’ve ever done! It was just me and the guys and the justice of the peace at the Mayflower Inn in Washington, Connecticut. And yet, everything about it was still magical and remarkable. Click through for photos of the happy couple tying the knot and celebrating with just one another. read