12/22/2011 10:11 am ET

Holiday Advice For Newlyweds

Being a newlywed is a demanding job -- from combining finances, to accepting (and being accepted by) your in-laws and, potentially, changing your last name -- new spouses have a lot on their plates.

On top of all that, every newly-married couple must figure out how to spend their first holiday together -- without insulting any friends or family members -- and that can get tough when you're from opposite coasts, have divorced parents or just don't get along with your in-laws.

With that in mind, HuffPost Weddings asked married couples of the Twitter-verse to share unorthodox solutions for handling holiday craziness. Click through the slideshow below for helpful tips, then add yours in the comments.