When you think of leftover Christmas breads, fruitcake seems to be the one item that is singled out. Whereas other Christmas breads like Banana Nut, Spiced Apple, Pecan Maple, Lemon Loaf and Holiday Rum and Eggnog breads leave nary a crumb, there is still life left in those leftover breads to enjoy as the season winds down. A few suggestions here will certainly alleviate any pangs of guilt when you realize you need not throw these pieces of bread away with the trash.
The holiday season has come and gone yet again. However, after the great unwrapping, you realize that Christmas produces mounds of trash. Boxes, wrapping paper, greenery and leftover decorations create a big cleanup challenge. Here are some ideas for managing the mess in eco-friendly ways.
Even though many families enjoy having Christmas lights, decorating the outside of your home can turn into a time-consuming chore if you aren’t careful. No one wants to spend a weekend tracking down dead bulbs or taking multiple trips to the store to find matching lights. These five tips and tricks will help you hang up your Christmas lights without those frustrations.
The first step in this process is to measure all of the surfaces that you plan on adorning with lights. You will also need to measure the distance from those surfaces to the nearest power source. With all of those numbers written down, you won’t have to wander through the store trying to guess how many packages of lights you need.
Christmas is just around the corner! Boy, how time flies, doesn’t it? Do you have a daughter, granddaughter, niece or another little girl on your Christmas gift list? Are you stumped as to what to give them? Here are 5 ideas that will make any girl happy on Christmas morning.
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Christmas time – the most important holiday season in the western world – offers a myriad of great travel destinations all with their own authentic Christmas moods. Some are classics, some are cosmopolitan, some are even tropical; also, there may be a destination which enables you to spend some time with Santa in his very own homeland.
Which one is which? Let’s find out.
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The kids will be out of school for Christmas break in a few days. Are you looking for something fun to do with them? I bet they’d love to make any one of these 12 Sweet Santa Snacks!
Hey, you could start a new tradition making Holiday treats one day every year. Make memories you both can look back on and smile about. Before you know it, they will be all grown up!
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Of course, anything that is sparkly green and red denotes the perfect Christmas look for many people. But that is just making a statement that you might be starring in an off-Broadway play, or you unwillingly got caught up in the Christmas Cheer.
For many, the little black dress is the ideal outfit in winters, especially when you can’t choose between that sequined top and the fringe sweater. However, how many Christmases will you spend having donned on the semi-formal when you actually needed a dress?
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Christmas is a special time of a year. This is a time of a year when people from all over the world celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. The family members and loved ones come together to follow the season. They have a good time together, sharing their experiences, roaming around, and so on.
There are many things that you need to do in a festive season. In order to look your best, here are a few of the top beauty tips.
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What do you give someone who has everything for Christmas? Sure, you can choose from generic gift cards or the latest tech that’s on-sale right after Thanksgiving, but the most appreciated gifts are those that are customized and personalized. Personalized gifts give you the power to show how much you care by being thoughtful and creative. If you’re not sure just what can be customized, here are five great ideas:
Christmas is one of the most special occasions for any child. The anticipation and excitement of receiving gifts can have your kids buzzing. To really make a Christmas special, you need to think of great gifts to give your kids. These are things that will be cherished and enjoyed well after the Christmas season has passed. Here are four great Christmas gifts for kids.
Toys are part of any great Christmas for a child. They can be all sorts of fun for them to enjoy, whether they’re for indoor or outdoor use. Lots of great memories can be formed from playing with or building these cherished toys. One of the best things to do is get toys based on pop culture characters that your kids love. This lets them bring their love for the characters into your home.