Well, the most awkward time of the year is upon us and 'tis the season of taking family photos. So, we here at AFP wanted to pass along our knowledge to help you and your family create a memorable and cringe-worthy holiday photo.
Do you get overwhelmed and irritated by all the dieting articles during the holidays? Most people do. This year try a different approach.
What started as a regular holiday season for me ended up being the worst time of my life. After nearly three days of not knowing where my daughter's plane was and whether or not she was alive, I found out, on Christmas Day, that she had in fact, died.
Don't get overwhelmed with too many recipes when it comes to your holiday cooking this year. You may be deciding whether to stick with tradition, or just go with what is easiest and quickest to prepare. Why not go with some simple, healthy options, even if it means breaking a tradition or two?
It seems to happen every year -- no matter what we budget, many of us get caught up in the holiday spirit and end up spending more money than we can really afford to.
While others have a team of helpers -- flying reindeer, magical elves, Mrs. Claus -- you're generally running solo on your seasonal to-dos. To ensure you don't miss the small stuff, (the joys of the season, that is), I streamlined a holiday checklist for you.
I cannot count, nor can I even begin to remember the number of hangovers I've had in the near-twenty years of imbibing I've enjoyed as an adult -- most of which I've hazarded as a bar owner.
At one time in our lives, all of us have uttered the words "I am so stressed out." It is not healthy to have an abundance of stress in your life. In fact, constant stress may cause a negative effect on nearly all of the major systems in our bodies, creating a very long list of potential health issues.
How many times have you made a quick stop by the grocery store for a couple of simple items like milk and bread, only to wander out in a daze almost an hour later with an entire basket full of random items?
Because sometimes between Christmas card stresses and dinnertime messes, it's easy to forget we're celebrating some pretty big things. Like love, big hugs, and solid family time right when we need it most.
Once the holidays arrive, your tidy, type-A, strictly scheduled world can begin to unravel, and a number of factors make it easy to gain weight around this time of year. You can avoid these issues, however, by planning ahead.
Instead of feeling down on yourself the next time Grandma asks you when you are going to meet a nice boy and give her grandkids, focus on why it's sweet to be single over the holidays.
You might be cringing every time you hear "The Little Drummer Boy" playing in the grocery store aisles, but I'm here to tell you that it's time to man up and start that list. First things first, you'll need paper goods.
If you've ever gone over budget, purchased a gift you later regretted or impulsively purchased a $25 Christmas tree ornament, you're not alone. Shopping under pressure is rife with physical and mental landmines. Follow these five tips for a performance edge in shopping.
Gifts (hostess or otherwise) don't need to be expensive. It really is the thought that counts! Do your homework in regard to the giftee so you can give a gift he or she really wants. Use simple, elegant wrapping paper and ribbon. And never walk into a party empty-handed.