Creating a festive mood with thanksgiving decorations
Nov03

Creating a festive mood with thanksgiving decorations

Thanksgiving decorations are made from the highest quality materials and are designed solely for the use of home holidays at Thanksgiving. Holidays such as thanksgiving is often a time for the entire family where many people will join together to dine and enjoy the festive holiday of Thanksgiving. During this time many people will often decorate their household with many different styles and decorations to make their household and...

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Tips to Keep Kids from Cabin Fever This Winter
Jan31

Tips to Keep Kids from Cabin Fever This Winter

Tips to Keep Kids from Cabin Fever This Winter When the weather is bad or especially cold, kids can get a bit restless staying indoors all day. Here are some ideas to help keep your kids happy and prevent cabin fever this winter: 1. Indoor Activities There are plenty of things that can be indoors that keep kids busy, learning, and having fun no matter how yucky it gets outside. Arts and Crafts The possibilities for arts and crafts...

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7 Professional Party Planner Tips
Jan19

7 Professional Party Planner Tips

7 Professional Party Planner Tips for Clearing and Cleaning After a Large Meal It is always fun to plan an elaborate party and see it come to life. However, in addition to the pre-work of the party, afterwards always comes the drudgery of the after meal clean-up, including clearing the table and washing up the dishes. Here are some professional party planning tips for dealing with your after meal clean-up and dish washing to help make...

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The Legend of Santa
Dec24

The Legend of Santa

Santa Claus hasn’t always looked like the jolly old fellow we know today. Like so many other American traditions, he’s a product of the great American melting pot – a blend of many different cultures and customs. But the most influential figure in the shaping of who we know now as Santa was a real man, known as St. Nicholas of Myra. He was a fourth century bishop, and is legendary for being generous and kind....

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The Gift of the Christmas Present

The practice of exchanging gifts at a winter celebration is can be traced back before the birth of Christ to the Roman celebration Saturnalia. They would exchange lucky fruit gifts called Stenae, and would have a big feast, just as most people do today. But Christmas gift giving grew following the birth of Christ when the Three Wise Men traveled a long distance to bring gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh to the newborn baby Jesus....

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The Burning of the Yule Log Brings Good Luck
Dec22

The Burning of the Yule Log Brings Good Luck

It’s been a holiday tradition to burn a Yule log even before there was a Christmas. It signifies that it is time for friends and family to gather near for songs, stories and fun, and until the Yule log burns out, there’s no more working. In its beginnings, the Yule log was burned as a celebration of the winter solstice. Yule ran from several weeks before the winter solstice to a couple weeks after in Scandinavia, as this was the...

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