Six thousand employees at Bell Canada's campus were warned of a ban of holiday poinsettias at a large Mississauga office. because one of their fellow employees could have a life-threatening allergic reaction to the plant. Some are asking, "Is it fair to impose the needs of one on thousands of others?"
Although some kids may balk at the idea, holiday gifts need not involve toys and games that clutter your home and linger in landfills years after your children have lost interest in them. Gift giving can enrich your children's lives throughout the year.
This season, consider not succumbing to peer pressure and societal acceptance of holiday weight gain and instead stay physically active and avoid unplanned eating. Your body will thank you when the New Year rolls around.
When I first told my mother I was co-writing a funny photo book on ugly Christmas sweaters (Rock Your Ugly Christmas Sweater, $12.95, Running Press), she was mildly offended.
Fortunately, the days of holiday office party photocopying remorse are long gone. It is also safe to assume that you will nobody on your team will be wearing a lampshade for the group photo. But, are you all free from texting, tweeting or tagging remorse, during or after the party? Here are sticky situation solutions to maneuver this year's get together.
The holidays do not have to be a recipe for disaster when it comes to staying healthy, keeping fit and looking divine all the way through New Year's Eve and beyond.
You are a big part of the story -- your story, your children's story, your family story -- and this moment will never come again.
A recent poll showed that Americans plan to spend more this Christmas season on consumer gifts than they did last year, but give less to charities and ministries that help the poor. But rather than just being judgmental, let's do something about it.
Well, ladies, the holidays are upon us. And you just made it through Thanksgiving... perhaps solo for the first time in years. Not so easy, is it?
In an effort to get us motivated for the New Year, I encourage you to start your pre-resolutions now. Here are 10 tips to inspire, prep and motivate you so that by 2013, you're in a groove, ahead of the game and addicted to how good you're feeling.
So who's responsible for the catchiest holiday song to come along in years? Would you believe Michael Vick and South Carolina Rep. Joe Wilson? It was Vick and Wilson's bad behavior which helped inspire the creation of that new Xmas classic, "Don't Be a Jerk (It's Christmas)."
Once you've made the decision of how you're going to handle the holidays, with either all the delight or burden it can bring, go about systematically making decisions that are in line with that result.
Let's face it. The holiday season can be a really stressful time. Long lines at the grocery store, traffic delays, and all of the financial costs associated with gifts, hosting, or travel can shift you into fight-or-flight mode before you even know what's hit you.
There's something magical about the holiday season to begin with... but add in a dash of movie magic at these real-life film locations, and, well, you're just in yuletide heaven.
A new survey says that most Americans will have 9.2 paid vacation days leftover at the end of 2012. Don't be a statistic! Plan ahead and book your next vacation on Black Friday or Cyber Monday -- when travel deals abound.
With holiday harmony in mind, give these seven tips a try and watch your family gathering go from miserable to memorable