The holidays can be a stressful time if you try to put more on your plate than you can handle. I’ve got decorating tips, secret places to hide presents, and ideas to keep everything organized for Christmas.
How to Reduce Stress During the Holidays
Holiday events, gift-giving, and family gatherings can be enjoyable if you know how to reduce stress.
The holidays can be a stressful time if you try to put more on your plate than you can handle. But if you decide what’s most important to you and accept that everything will not be perfect (or complete), then you really can enjoy this season for the all the right reasons.
Looking for some ideas of ways to celebrate Advent as a family or make some cool crafts? Check out these Advent calendar ideas for the whole family.
Where to Hide Christmas Presents
Christmas is a time when kids make wishlists. Then, they can’t wait to find out if they will get what they asked for.
When I was a kid, my mom wrapped our presents and put them under the Christmas tree.
I loved Santa and I wasn’t ready to give him up.
I’m still not. So I go to great lengths to hide my kids’ Christmas presents.
Fun App for Christmas: Hello Santa
What if your child could talk to #Santa…without a trip to the mall? There’s an app for that!
I reminded you a few days ago that Santa Claus is Coming to Town and that Christmas is my favorite time of year. However, this time of year brings to do lists, parties, dinners, and shopping. Hate having to fight the traffic at the mall so the kids can tell Santa their Christmas wishlist?
The magic of letters, visits, and pictures with Santa mark this season’s memories of my childhood.
Parenthood is full challenges. Thankfully, we get to decide how to raise our own children. Sometimes we will continue behaviors and traditions passed to us by our parents. Other times, we will decide to create our own. Either way, you are entitled to your own opinions, values, and traditions.
Time Saving Tips for Busy Moms at Christmas
This week’s roundup features tips for relaxing, preparing, and surviving a busy Christmas shopping / holiday season for moms. Hello joy and goodbye bah-humbug!
Caring for a Live Christmas Tree & Décor
Planning ahead is important for your budget, so be prepared for December by starting in September.
A Christmas tree is the centerpiece of all gifts and decorations, and going without a tree is almost unspeakable. But how can you make your tree work for you or at least turn it into one of your cost free Christmas decorations? The answer is to begin using a live Christmas tree. It will only take a single investment and your tree will then have the ability to be reused each and every year. Here are the steps you will need to take to begin using your living Christmas tree.
Idina Menzel Holiday Wishes Review
There’s nothing like your favorite holiday songs to put you in great spirits this season. What if you could have some of the best holiday classics, sung by one of today’s best vocalists? You’re in luck!
Idina Menzel, the voice of Elsa in the mega-hit Frozen and star of Wicked, Rent, Glee and If/Then , has a new album called Holiday Wishes! It’s 12 tracks of holiday hits, including guest performances by Kenny G and Michael Bublé.
ABC’s 25 Days of Christmas Schedule
The countdown to Christmas is finally here. Today marks the start of the 25 days of Christmas. Do you watch ABC’s 25 Days of Christmas every year? Well, I have the schedule for you.
Christmas Decorating Ideas Based on Your Home Design Style
If you’re trying to buy or build a home, it can be overwhelming to determine which style of home is right for you and your family. There are many different architectural styles; additionally, there are endless choices for remodeling and decorating to get the style you want. Let’s explore some popular design styles, and discuss some elements that will help you discover which style would be right for you and your family.
Christmas can leave your house with more stuff, more food, and seasonal decor. Having a plan to restore your home to normal will help you feel more in control.
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