Celebrity Holiday Traditions

How Blake Lively, Eva Longoria and more are celebrating the holidays.

Dec. 23, 2014— -- intro: Blake Lively gives new meaning to the family bed.

The "Gossip Girl" alum recently revealed that one of her Christmas traditions is piling into bed with her entire family.

"Christmas is really just about being with family so we never leave the house," Lively said in an exclusive video for Canadian website The Kit. "We're together all day whether we're making gingerbread houses or making cookies or sitting around watching movies, all piled up.

"I don't know how my family does this but everybody gets in the same bed," added the 27-year-old actress, who is the youngest of five. "Somehow we just spend seven hours a day just chatting. It's really nice to have that time."

Lively will soon be adding another member to the family. The actress is expecting her first child early next year with husband Ryan Reynolds.

The actress also revealed what gets her in the Christmas spirit.

"To me the smell of Christmas is spruce, because growing up in California, when those candles would come out, it was the only way that we got any kind of a winter. Cookies I get year round, pine I only get at Christmas," she said.

Click through to see what other ways the stars celebrate the holidays.