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.
With the holiday season coming up, and purse strings tighter than usual, I've been thinking of frugal ways to check people off my list. Here's a few ideas to show the people you love you're thinking of them... without spending more than $5.
Don't let all those tiny lights and tinsel cloud your vision this holiday season. Think sensibly about what a financial union means, and how your marriage could impact your earnings and your nest egg.
The holidays bring a false hope to a relationship that both partners already know, and completely acknowledge, is over.
Why are looming holidays a time of such stress? This is an issue that's hard to assess. It could be the flu that's making us stew, but are there some other good grounds for distress?
No longer the garishly twee itchmongers bearing freakishly-faced woodland creatures that you dreaded finding under the tree, this season the Christmas Jumper is a prized statement fashion piece.
We've noticed that certain holiday foods (turkey, eggnog, etc.) seem to be particularly polarizing -- you either love 'em or you hate 'em.
The holidays offer wonderful opportunities to create learning experiences for children that center around cooking. Memories created in the kitchen can last a lifetime.
How do we receive online and offline purchases, rent automobiles and travel without infesting our homes or travel destinations this holiday season? Staying educated is the key to staying bedbug free.
Republican contenders for their party's presidential nomination, as well as President Obama, have disclosed the Christmas gifts they hope to receive from Americans.
The Christmas Wedding is not a complex read in any sense, but it is a sweet, enjoyable story that is perfect for holiday reading.