Traditions

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

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

10 Crafts To Keep The Kids Busy at Christmas

Guest Blogs, Holiday Planning, Spirit of Christmas, Top, Traditions

Christmas crafts for kids!   Every parent knows the holiday season means major stress and lots of running around. Whether it is baking or wrapping presents, your children will prolong the process and cause you to take even longer than planned. Frustrating and aggravating, sometimes you need that time to yourself to get everything done.

5 Other Uses for Christmas Fruit Cake

Guest Blogs, Holiday Planning, Top, Traditions

Christmas fruit cake take lots of hard work and many Mothers-In-Law spend hours baking over a hot stove to produce it, pity you would really rather they didn’t! Rock solid and about as tasty as that old dusty carpet in the corner, this year we give you 5 other uses for that awful old cake.

Is 2012 the First online Family Christmas?

Company News, Family Christmas Traditions, Family Pages

Maple Ridge, BC, Canada (2012-11-29) — Christmas.com, the Official Site of Christmas™, has released the much anticipated Christmas Family Pages where families can come together to share the Christmas season. Family Pages are free for families and allow for real-time sharing of photos, recipes, Christmas traditions, wish lists, and memories. Every family who creates an

Happi’s Christmas Books

Christmas Books, Family Christmas Traditions

We had aked Christmas.com members to share Christmas traditions with us and Happi Olson of Creative Kidstuff of Minetonka Minesota described the following tradition to us.   You see, each year Happi buys a new children’s book. On Christmas Eve, the family reads the book together and re-reads past Christmas favorites from previous years. After

Christmas Eve Wine from an Old Vine

Family Christmas Traditions, United States

This submission was sent in by Lisa Genatossio of Middleboro, MA. In it, she describes singing Christmas Carols and drinking wine from a vine that her grandfather brought with him when he immigrated many years ago. What a wonderful tradition Lisa… Thanks for sharing. My Grandparents came to this country from Italy in 1919 with

Advent – A family tradition worth waiting for

Christmas Symbols, Faith & Spirituality, Family Christmas Traditions, History of Christmas, United States

When asked to submit a tradition about something important to her family, Barbara Kilikevich of California shared with us the Celebration of Advent, in which she describes Advent as, “the coming or arrival or something long-awaited or momentous.” In her own words… My family tradition (even now that my kids are grown) is the celebration

Create a Lasting Memory This Christmas

Family Christmas Traditions, United States

“Why give a gift when you can create a memory? This is a question that many are asking as the Christmas season approaches. When asked to share one of her family’s traditions,  Cheryl Lynn Pope of Second Time Media in Detroit Michigan, described exactly this when she shared, We actually have created 2 Christmas traditions.

Christmas Tamales

Family Christmas Traditions, Mexico, United States

According to Darlene Tenes, a professional event planner and the founder of CasaQ, for most Mexican and Latino homes…”Christmas isn’t Christmas without making and eating tamales.” Darlene should know this, after all, her San Jose based  CasaQ is renown for planning festive and creative Hispanic events, which incorporate the traditions and customs of Spain, Mexico