What Women Really Want… for Christmas!

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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

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!

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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

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

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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

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  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

5 ways to stay ahead of your Christmas shopping

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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

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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!

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    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

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                                          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