The holidays are a great way to spend time with friends and family. Hosting a gingerbread building competition is a great way to get everyone involved in a fun, holiday-themed activity. There are no limitations when it comes to creativity with gingerbread. My family hosts a gingerbread-themed extravaganza every December. We all get together and spend an evening covered in frosting, full of laughter, in the kitchen.
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If you’re one of the over 90 million people who will be traveling this holiday season, you might face a host of obstacles to successfully arrive at your destination. With almost a third of the entire US population in transit, it’s no wonder highways and airports quickly become jam-packed. How can you arrive at your destination this winter season with as little hassle as possible?
If you’re shopping on a budget, stockings might be low on your list of priorities. Here are some tips to stuff a stocking without spending a ton of cash.
If you’re going to make a great pie filling, create an equally tasty crust to go with it. Making the perfect dough or crust for your pie is a lot easier than you might think. Learn about techniques and tricks to make the process easy as, well, pie.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Why? Because everyone is making cookies. Follow these tips to bake the perfect batch of holiday cookies.
For years, I threw all of my holiday gifts in bags. I couldn’t wrap a gift if my life depended on it. I decided it was time to learn how to wrap a gift properly so I asked my dad to teach me how. You know what, it’s not rocket science! So if you want to break out of your bag habit, you’re in luck! I’m going to share some of my insider tips on how to wrap gifts.
I could go out and buy some ornaments, but if you’ve learned anything about me, you know I love DIY projects and recycling. When I can merge the two together, not only do I save money, I also breathe life into junk from around my house and make some pretty sweet stuff.
Holiday cleaning and decluttering is a great way to make room for all your new purchases and gifts, and you can donate your old stuff to those in need.
Holiday letters share a special story. For the past seven years or so, my family has sent out a holiday letter, and people enjoy the personal touch it has. Also, it’s a great way to update friends and family you don’t talk to often on the major events from the past year.
This time of year provides us with a unique opportunity to rake in the dough by selling goods that others may be looking for. Just like those poor, forgotten playthings on the Island of Misfit Toys, so too can your no-longer-used possessions find a new home. Here are some tips on selling the right stuff at the right time to maximize your return on investment.