All Things Christmas

10 ways to get in the Christmas Spirit!

Christmas Trees & Decorations, Holiday Planning, Spirit of Christmas, Top, Traditions

  Get in the Christmas spirit and share it with your friends and family.   Christmas traditions light the fire of Christmas spirit. Here are a few ideas to get you started.   Search out the perfect Christmas tree Pack up the family and head out on a tree search. Whether you visit a tree

A New and Way-More-Fun Take on the Ugly Christmas Sweater Party

Christmas Parties, Holiday Planning, Spirit of Christmas, Top, Traditions

  Make Your Own Ugly Sweater!   You don’t need to love all things Christmas to know how popular Ugly Sweater Christmas parties have been over the last few years. Now, I’m not one to jump on trends but I have to say that this one was pretty fun and hard to pass up. Ugly

11 Tips for Hanging Your Christmas Lights

Christmas Trees & Decorations, Guest Blogs, Top

Hang Your Christmas Lights Like A Pro!   Nothing is more magical during the holiday season than Christmas lights lining rooflines and twinkling in trees and shrubs. From your slow drive through the neighborhood and until you pull up into your driveway, you purposely linger to admire the outdoor Christmas lights sparkling in festive colors.

Your Guide to Successful Black Friday Shopping!

Gift Suggestions, Holiday Planning, Spirit of Christmas

How to make the most of the Black Friday Sales! After your stomach is full or turkey and you have spent some valuable time with family and friends, it’s time to get a head start on your Christmas shopping by hitting all of your favorite Black Friday sales.    Although Black Friday sales can score

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Christmas Cupcakes

Cakes, Desserts, Recipes, Uncategorized

Easy to Make Christmas Tree Cupcakes   Are you looking for a fun and easy holiday dessert to make for the office or your child’s school? Well you are in luck, because our delicious recipe for chocolate cupcake Christmas trees is sure to be a hit with all ages.   These yummy cupcakes can also be a fun

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The Top 10 Places to Spend the Christmas Holidays!

Christmas Around the World, Holiday Planning, Uncategorized

  The Best Destinations to Celebrate Christmas Even though it seems as if the holidays just ended yesterday, it isn’t too early to start thinking about Christmas vacation ideas for 2014. Here are 10 of our favorite holiday destinations we think you would love to spend your Christmas holidays! Ferndale, California Imagine an authentic Victorian

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5 ways to stay ahead of your Christmas shopping

Holiday Planning, North America, Spirit of Christmas, Top

It’s never too early to start shopping for Christmas gifts! Undoubtedly, Christmas can be one of the most celebrated yet equally stressful times of the year. First of all, consumers scramble their brains for great Christmas gift ideas followed by some frenzied Christmas shopping. Fortunately, Christmas planning and all that it entails does not have

Christmas Gifts for Men: The Hardware Shopping Guide

Gift Suggestions, Guest Blogs, Holiday Planning, Top

We know Christmas shopping for the men in your life can sometimes be difficult, especially when the items on their list are out of your element. Just as jewelry is the classic go to gift for women, power tools generally make it to the top of most men’s Christmas lists.   Let’s be honest here,

Family Traditions for the 2014 Christmas Season!

Family Christmas Traditions, Holiday Planning, Spirit of Christmas, Top, Traditions

    Christmas Traditions bring the whole family together!   If ever there is a time to embrace some good ol’ family traditions, it is definitely during the Christmas season. There are many Christmas traditions embraced by my family that bring a sense of comfort and community as we celebrate the holidays. Several of them

The Best Christmas Carols of New Millennium

Christmas Carols, Spirit of Christmas, Top, Traditions

                                          New Christmas Music Favorites!   Making a Christmas music is a very precarious undertaking The classics are so fondly regarded that new installations are not always well received. Who can top Bing Crosby’s version

Christmas Shopping Checklist

Gift Suggestions, Holiday Planning, Spirit of Christmas, Top

Our guide to preparing for the holidays!   It seems as though the holiday season approaches faster every year. Before the Christmas shopping begins, you need to make a list of the presents you plan to buy. Your list can include Christmas gifts for the neighbor, your children or someone you have never met who

Christmas in Style – Holiday decorating trends of 2014!

Christmas Trees & Decorations, Holiday Planning, Spirit of Christmas, Top, Uncategorized

                                        Christmas decoration ideas for 2014!   Home decor trends change from year to year. There are even seasonal variations intended to keep your home decor from becoming boring. Holiday decorations can provide a dramatic and

Top 10 gift ideas for Geeks

Gift Suggestions, Guest Blogs, Holiday Planning, Spirit of Christmas, Top

    Having trouble shopping for the geek on your Christmas list?   Every year many people are faced with a familiar problem; what are the best gifts to buy for the geek in your life. Statistics show that there are more male geeks than female so this adds the further problem of finding the

Top Christmas Gift Ideas You Can Make Yourself

Gift Suggestions, Guest Blogs, Holiday Planning

Are you one of those DIY individuals? Do you love to get crafty around Christmas time? Well kudos to you for embracing true homemade gifts! For those of you who are just looking for a few small gifts that are truly made from the heart, you’re reading the right blog.   Nothing says Christmas more

Top 5 Christmas Gift Ideas for Your Brother

Gift Suggestions, Guest Blogs, Holiday Planning, Spirit of Christmas, Top

  What do I get my brother for Christmas? I know a lot of sisters are wondering this. Throughout the year he’s been a pain, but you know he’s only trying to annoy you because he gets a kick out of it. Secretly we all know you’ve done it too. Every sister wants to give