holiday

Make Your Own Mini Christmas Tree

Mini Christmas trees are the perfect decor for celebrating the holidays. With a few simple steps you can have a decoration to last forever. You can add your own personal touches to this by making your own ornaments and decorations. » Read more

Make Your Own Holiday Cards

Make your own homemade Christmas cards with scissors, cardstock paper, glue, glitter, felt and other craft supplies you have on hand. » Read more

Make Your Own Christmas Stockings

Planning to hang stockings by the fireplace at Christmastime? This year, start a new tradition for you and your kids by creating your own Christmas stockings. Best of all, if you make them yourself, you don’t have to stick with the standard red stocking format. You can personalize them to reflect each family member’s interests, from ice skates to flip-flops. » Read more

Ladybug Cake Valentine Style

This ladybug cake is a sweet way to celebrate Valentine's day, but you can alter this cake to make the perfect ladybug cake for birthdays or other celebrations. To make this Valentine’s ladybug cake you need two boxes of cake mix, a round baking pan, a heart shape cupcake mold, licorice, pink frosting, and red gel decorating frosting. » Read more

How to Put the Love Back into Valentine’s Day

By Sharon Rivkin www.sharonrivkin.com » Read more

How to Make Chocolate Easter Eggs

To make our chocolate Easter eggs you will need: Plastic Easter eggs White chocolate Food coloring » Read more

How to Cook a Thanksgiving Turkey

Cooking a Thanksgiving Turkey properly is crucial to the success of your special holiday. How many times have you heard, “The Thanksgiving Turkey was so dry!” from complaining friends following their family gatherings? Follow these simple instructions and your Thanksgiving Turkey should be nothing less than a scrumptious, moist centerpiece for this annual feast! » Read more

How to Cook a Thanksgiving Ham

Give that Thanksgiving Turkey some competition! Sweeten up your holiday with this how-to on cooking an unforgettable Thanksgiving Ham. » Read more

Holiday Traveling Tips

Every year, millions of people set out for holiday travel to visit family and friends. Sometimes the thought of dealing with the hassle and expense can be too much to bear – but if you still want to treat your family to something special at holiday time, how about a local getaway? Since lots of people stay close to home during the holidays, look for discounted hotel rates – especially on a weekend, when many hotels (particularly in financial districts or near convention centers or office parks, which rely on business travelers) might have empty beds they want to fill. » Read more

Holiday Party Planning Guide

As soon as you decide to have a holiday party, it’s time to start planning. If you can, start to plan your holiday party at least several weeks in advance. Check with friends and family who are at the top of your guest list to make sure there aren’t any timing conflicts – or that they’re not planning a party themselves! » Read more