All Things Christmas

The Story of Mistletoe and other Christmas Symbols

Christmas Symbols, Guest Blogs

  The Original Traditions Behind Our Favorite Holiday Symbols   Christmas is the season for joy and forgiveness, however it is also full of strange and beautiful traditions we all follow without really understanding. Ever wondered where your favorite Christmas traditions came from? Well let’s have a look!     1. Mistletoe   Traditionally it

What Women Really Want… for Christmas!

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

Awesome Christmas Gift Ideas for any Woman.   Christmas shopping is hectic enough without having to guess what the special woman on your gift list wants this year. If you’re familiar with her personality, habits and hobbies, this list can help you find the perfect present to delight her when Christmas morning comes.   Beauty

Energy Saving Tips For Your Christmas Lights Display!

Christmas Trees & Decorations, Guest Blogs, Holiday Planning, Spirit of Christmas, Traditions, Uncategorized

How Much Electricity Do Your Christmas Lights Use?   One of my favorite movies of all time is Christmas Vacation and every time I watch it I always wonder how much it cost to light up all those Christmas lights! Understanding how much electricity Christmas lights use will help you to plan which lights will

When it Comes to Christmas Trees, is Fake Better Than the Real Thing?

Christmas Around the World, Christmas Trees & Decorations, Holiday Planning, Spirit of Christmas, Top, Traditions

Real Tree or Fake Tree, That is the Question! As Christmas approaches, people’s thoughts turn to buying presents, arranging to visit family and getting a Christmas tree. For many individuals, it doesn’t really feel like the holidays until a tree is put up, and decorating the tree is a tradition for numerous families. People have

The Best Christmas Gift Ideas for the Women in Your Life!

Gift Suggestions, Spirit of Christmas, Top

This Christmas Get Her Something She Will Love!   Christmas gifts can be tricky. We all know to stay well away from grey socks, slankets and hand-knitted sweaters (read: anything that falls into the comfortable category, and only the comfortable category). But when faced with “oh, you don’t have to get me anything!” and “I

How to Start Your Own Holiday Lighting Business!

Christmas Around the World, Christmas Parties, Guest Blogs, Holiday Planning, Spirit of Christmas

Make Some Extra Money Hanging Christmas Lights  Do you need to supplement your income during the holidays or just looking to make some extra cash for the holidays? If you’re thinking of starting a Christmas business and need ideas you are in the right place.     CHRISTMAS BUSINESS IDEA: Start a Holiday Lighting Business

10 ways to get in the Christmas Spirit!

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

  Deck the halls and get in the Christmas spirit! Christmas traditions light the fire of Christmas spirit. Here are a few of our favourite ideas to start off the holiday season with your friends and family.   Find the PERFECT Christmas tree (sorry Charlie Brown)   Pack up the family and head out on

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.  

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 sweaters

7 Tips for Packing Up Your Holiday Decorations

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  Time to Put Away the Christmas Decorations   After the last gift is unwrapped, the Christmas cookies are eaten, and the last houseguest heads home, it’s time for the depressing task of packing up your holiday decorations.   To help you get it done, we’ve gathered a few clever packing tips:    First things

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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

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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,