The holidays are right around the corner and I’m sure your going to spend some time with loved ones you haven’t seen in a while. Why not preserve those precious memories on canvas?
Regardless of age, going on a trip to India will surely be a feast for the senses. However, you might have received some raised eyebrows when you told friends you want to bring your kids along! It is not at all impossible and the experience might even enrich your children’s personality if the vacation is done right. India can be a challenging place to visit and traveling with the little ones requires extra effort on your end. Planning ahead is imperative as it is your duty to keep your kids entertained and absorbed for both your sake and theirs!
It is true that Valentine’s Day can sometimes be stressful. Try to calm down because you can make this holiday great as long as you allow yourself to think a bit. The following are four ways you can impress that special person in your life that should make this day the romantic day it should be.
Make It Joyous
Giving the right gift could be as simple as creating the perfect day. Make sure that you plan a day that involves the things your significant other enjoys rather than what you might enjoy. Try to talk to your partner beforehand about the kinds of things that bring joy to his or her heart. Use this as a map to create a day that he or she will never forget.
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.
This winter you can warm yourself with some delicious tea, and create warm hearts and memories while you are at it. Adagio blends are sublime and the whole family will find something they like. Plus they have specific blends that correlate with seasons and holidays. Grab a Christmas flavor like gingerbread or peppermint, and celebrate the holiday with new traditions.
Contributed by Cate Palmer
The holiday season is here and all of a sudden, everything feels better. Some can’t wait to have some time off from work, others like the snow. For most, it’s about family and values we all keep close to our hearts: love, friendship and kindness.
This is one of the main reasons people enjoy decorating their homes and sharing that festive euphoria with the world. The real challenge, though, is turning your outdoors into the merry scenery ready to welcome guests in your home and carol singers at your doorstep.
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When you have someone who’s fascinated with home décor on your Christmas list, you’ll give them some satisfaction with a gift that’s creative and distinct, but matches their interests. Start with this list of decorative Christmas gifts to get some ideas.
When it comes to serving up holiday sides you have many delicious choices to make. Deciding on the perfect menu for the occasion is part of the fun of seasonal meal planning, don’t you think?
The following list features yummy ideas for things like salads and veggie dishes. Some are classics like Ambrosia Salad and Southern-Style BBQ Baked Beans… holiday favorites for generations. Others, like Pumpkin Stuffing, bring a bit of variety to the table.
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Contributed by Lizzie Weakley
With the holiday season approaching, many of you are wondering what new and flavorful treats you might be able to offer your loved ones at the upcoming holiday events. You want to show off your culinary skills, but during this time of year, time is hard to come by. Fortunately, there is one standby that’s appealing, transportable, and easy to make in bulk: homemade candy.
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Angel on Assignment
Move Over Elf. It’s Time to Share the Shelf.
Angel on Assignment is a refreshing children’s book published this year. The story is told with a whimsical rhythm that makes you smile no matter how old you are. Move over Elf, it’s time to share the shelf and begin a new tradition this year!
Want to give a child an amazing gift that will last throughout eternity? In Angel on Assignment, they will read or listen to a clear, simple presentation of God’s love for them and inspire them to be an example to others.
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