There is no denying that 2012 was the year of Instagram — the addictive app became a part of our daily routine, as we snapped and double-tapped our way through our days. Besides the obvious perks — getting to see what our friends and idols eat, drink, and wear, as well as where they're spending their vacations — Instagram is our new favorite way to discover how other people celebrate the holidays.
From ornaments and menorahs to festive drinks and rambunctious parties, the pics in our feed show each snapper's unique spin on Christmas, Hanukkah, and more. So, we turned to some of our favorite local shutterbugs to forage for spirit-lifting images — and came up with a bounty of warm-and-fuzzy fodder. Click through to see what might be the most eclectic album of festivity yet!