WATCH: Carrie Underwood Dishes Her Five Best Tips for the Holidays

by Atlanta Northcutt

What do music superstars do during the holidays? Carrie Underwood explains her tips and tricks to having the best Christmas experience possible.

The caption of Underwood’s Sunday’s Instagram post reads:

“Eat, drink, and take it all in! Here are Carrie’s top 5 tips for happy holidays!”

While sitting in a chair, in front of a warm hearth adorned with a bow-clad wreath, she gives her top five holiday tips, tricks, and traditions.

Carrie Underwood’s Christmas Celebration Advice

Carrie Underwood’s first words of advice is “giving is more important than getting.”

“It’s not all about giving,” she says. “It’s really important to give too, especially if you can. Give it forward. Pay it forward. Make your Christmas better and definitely make somebody else’s Christmas better.”

Carrie’s first tip brings to mind how the Grinch’s heart grew three sizes larger after giving instead of getting.

Eat, Drink, and Be Merry!

Her second tip is of the utmost importance: “Eat!”

“Enjoy yourself,” she says.

“I love working out. I love being super healthy the vast majority of the year, but eat!” she adds.

Then you can begin working on those New Year’s resolutions of working out and eating healthy.

Always Plan Ahead

Her third bit of advice is to plan ahead.

“I will get my menu all lined up before Christmas, and I plan it out. I know what I’m going to make,” says Underwood.

It will make the long haul of the holidays less overwhelming.

Underwood suggests is writing a list to get the menu and preparations lined up perfectly for the meal she is going to prepare. She does so to remain organized and less stressed.

She also explains how she can have the time to look up new recipes or ideas to create for a perfect Christmas feast.

A Little Bit of Eggnog in the Rum

When Carrie Underwood tells you to drink, you drink.

This is her fourth tip for the holidays, as she says, “Drink. You know, that’s okay. It’s good.”

She also adds if you’d like to spike your eggnog, she supports it.

Carrie Underwood’s Advice on Her Gift & My Gift

Lastly, take in the moment. As she says, “Don’t forget to take a look around.”

She understands how stressful these times can be, even during normal circumstances.

However, 2020 has created a whole new form of stress and issues.

“You’re here, you have breath in your lungs, and hopefully you have some family around you. Take it all in,” Underwood adds with a special holiday twinkle in her eye.