It has been years since I have tried to successfully grow a Christmas Cactus. Back in my first days of growing houseplants when I first moved out on my own, I didn't bother to do my research. I'd just buy a Christmas Cactus and eventually kill it. I treated it the same as all of my other houseplants.
When I found the following articles, they peaked my interest in trying to grow Christmas Cactus again. If you are also an amateur at growing these beautiful plants, check out the following articles.
Click here for the article from WikiHow, How to Care for a Christmas Cactus.
Click here for Secrets to Getting Your Christmas Cactus to Bloom.