While the on-court action was delayed thanks to a bargaining agreement-related holdout, the 2011-2012 NBA season finally got underway with Staples Center hosting an opening day matchup between the hometown Los Angeles Lakers and visiting Chicago Bulls on Christmas Day (December 25).
Making for an entertaining afternoon of holiday television, the 28th annual Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade offered up a star-studded lineup of performers during it's telecast on Sunday (December 25).
She's well-known for her passion for the Christmas holiday, and Mariah Carey has once again gone all out in celebrating the wintertime festivities.
Offering up good tidings to her faithful followers while re-voicing her adoration of this time of year, the 41-year-old singer tweeted on Saturday (December 24), "Merry Christmas eve! The best time of the year w/out a doubt. Peace on earth and much love to all! #ILTLambs"