Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas - How to Tap in to the Holiday Publicity Bonanza

If your product or service can be given as a gift, a publicitywindfall awaits at... Read More

50 Ways to Acknowledge Your Employees Before and After Labor Day

For most people, Labor Day symbolizes the end of summer, back to school, and another... Read More

Quick and Easy Holiday Decorating

You're tired. You've worked hard all week. Suddenly, the kids shout gleefully... "let's decorate!" ...... Read More

Ten Tips for a Real Holiday Season

Holidays and the start of a new year inevitably make us think about how we... Read More

The Holiday Shopping Experience - Rewarding or Traumatic?

Picture this scenario! It's December 24th, the day of Christmas Eve. On this day you... Read More

Making Time to Write this Holiday Season

As the countdown to Christmas day continues, most everyone is naturally all wrapped up in... Read More

10 Tips for More Meaningful Holidays

No matter how many lists you make, cards you send, gifts you buy, or packages... Read More

10 Steps to a Relaxing Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday! Family, friends, good food ? and no presents to buy.... Read More

Going Solo on Valentines Day: Advice For Singles

The stores are decorated in candy hearts, flowers and bears. Every TV or radio commercial... Read More

Tips For Singles on Surviving (And Enjoying) The Holidays

Here you are, facing the holiday season alone. Have you been thinking about?*how alone and... Read More

Hassle-Free Holiday Baking: 6 Easy Days to Perfect Christmas Cookies

Like many people, I love the idea of making a large assortment of Christmas cookies... Read More

Taking Back Christmas

John Grisham wrote a book called SKIPPING CHRISTMAS. Amazon.com reports: "John Grisham turns a satirical... Read More

Top 25 Thanksgiving Quotations

"It is therefore recommended ... to set apart Thursday the eighteenth day of December next,... Read More

Decorate for Thanksgiving

Years of having to make do have turned me into a?"There must be someway I... Read More

Strategies for Surviving Holiday Dinners, Family Events and Other War Zones

No matter how well we may have weathered our basic training, nothing can fully prepare... Read More

Glorious Holiday Decorating (Without Breaking the Bank or Losing Your Sanity)

Decorating for the holidays can be both expensive and emotionally draining. But you can decorate... Read More

Giving Thanks

Can you believe that Thanksgiving is only a few weeks away? What does Thanksgiving mean... Read More

How to Host Thankgiving Dinner and Enjoy it Anyway

You've been nominated; or perhaps your family has issued a decree; or perhaps it's simply... Read More

Creative Christmas Gifts

Christmas is always the time of year we consider to be the best opportunity to... Read More

Ready to Skip This Holiday? Why No Just Make It Your Own?

Do you feel panicked, or exicted? Are you experiencing joy or depression? Do you have... Read More

Christmas Gifts to Last a Lifetime

Do you know what you are giving to the children on you Christmas list? Will... Read More

Losing Weight During The Holiday Season--Can It Be Done?

Thirteen years ago I became quite intrigued with the idea of LOSING WEIGHT DURING THE... Read More

Aran... Where the Sweaters Come From

Aran Sweaters. The Aran sweater takes its name from the islands from where it originated,... Read More

Inexpensive Christmas Stocking Stuffer Ideas For Kids

After all the gifts have been purchased and placed under the tree, that is the... Read More

Top 50 Christmas Quotations

"Let us remember that the Christmas heart is a giving heart, a wide open heart... Read More

10 Holiday Sober Savers 2004

1.) BEGIN NOW !!!Don't save your shopping, decorating, cooking, wrapping, and cleaning for the last... Read More

Reduce Waste This Christmas

- Christmas is responsible for more waste and consumption than any other holiday. North American's... Read More

The Truth about Mistletoe

You can call it the emasculator of the old king, a sexual symbol, latent with... Read More

Magical Plants of Christmas

Most of the plants we associate with the holiday season are from Europe or the... Read More

Legends of the Christmas Tree

The Christmas tree is a much loved symbol iinstantly calling up images of gifts and... Read More

Christmas Mourning

Deecember is a cruel month. Christmas sales, decorations, advertisements -everyone seems so happy and cheerful... Read More

A Simple Little Holiday Plan

The Thanksgiving leftovers have all been eaten and the gift-buying season has shifted into high... Read More

Stress-Free Holiday Entertaining

The holiday season is upon us! It is a time when family and friends gather... Read More

Glorious Holiday Decorating: Ten Tips

If you're looking for ways to decorate your home in a glorious holiday fashion this... Read More

Seven Great Holiday Decorating Tips--Without Breaking the Bank

If you're looking for great ways to decorate your home this glorious holiday season--without breaking... Read More

Ready for Christmas? Enjoy an Organized Holiday This Year

1. Keep a stack of directions TO your place for people who need to know... Read More

Holiday Survival Guide

The Holiday season has officially begun and Christmas is almost here. This is the time... Read More

Make a Golden Christmas Tree

Several Years ago while I was shopping for Christmas I stopped dead in my tracks... Read More

Rubber Stamping and Scrapbooking will Bring the Family Together During The Holidays

No matter what celebration you and your family will rejoice in this holiday season, the... Read More

I Just Love It!

"I Just Love It!"You know the scenario. You're sitting at the family Christmas gathering and... Read More

Low On Cash For Christmas? Try Gifts in a Jar

Time is money, and right now you don't have either the time or the money... Read More

Use H-O-L-L-Y to Beat Christmas Cooking Stress

What does holly, that untidy traditional greenery you just have to festoon your house with... Read More

Maybe This Christmas Will Be Different....

Have you always dreamed of a Norman Rockwell Christmas - where everyone is singing Christmas... Read More

How to Have the ?Perfect? Christmas

"This year will be different. I vow I won't get stressed out over presents, parties,... Read More

Are You Truly Thankful For Everything?

Thanksgiving is the time of year when we stop and are thankful for all our... Read More

The Only New Year?s Resolution You Need

I am going to make a bold statement. I think I have the only New... Read More

Happy Holidays? It?s Up To You

The Holiday Season. Does time seem to compress, or is it just me? There's so... Read More

Tis The Season For Love ? and Stress!

The holidays are upon us and for many people this is the most stressful time... Read More

9 Fantastic Formulas for a Stress Free Holiday!

The holidays are officially here. And so the season for giving begins. Warm loving intentions,... Read More

For Thanksgiving ? Be Thankful He?s Not the Cheating Kind

Infidelity is at an all time high. According to the latest statistics, 3 out of... Read More

Are You Going To Survive The Holidays?

Admit it! You promised this year was not going to be like the last few...and... Read More

Christmas Holidays: 5 Ways To Make This Holiday Your Best Ever

For many people the end of a year is a time of increased stress.Instead of... Read More

Visions of Sugar Plums and Holiday Safety!

Ho, Ho, Ho, Holiday greetings to you!Every year at this time I can't help but... Read More

Create a Holiday Feast For The Senses

This is my daughter's first Christmas. Naomi will be nearly nine months old and eager... Read More

Decorate for Christmas

It's your home/your apartment and you want to make it a special sanctuary this Christmas.... Read More

Holiday Tips For Stepfamilies

Holiday Tips For Stepfamilies: Let Go Of The "Brady Bunch" Fantasy!When my co-author--Bill Merkel Ph.D.--and... Read More

Nicely Designed Pillows As Gifts

Many of us are probably squeezing out our brains to the limit just for a... Read More

Online Shopping: Tips For Holidays Gift Shopping

It is holidays time, and you've the money and you want to go out and... Read More

Top 20 New Years Quotations

"Here's to the bright New Year, and a fond farewell to the old; here's to... Read More

A Resolution Worth Keeping

New Years Resolutions: Making them is a tradition -keeping of them is usually optional. That's... Read More

Traditional VS. Modern Anniversary Gifts

Most people are familiar with the traditional materials list that good etiquette requires us use... Read More

Surviving Those Holiday Blues

Not everyone shares in the celebration and joy associated with the holidays. Many people feel... Read More

A Thankful Thanksgiving

You may be wondering why I would call this article a Thankful Thanksgiving. Aren't all... Read More

Thriving Through the Holidays

The holidays are upon us; a time of celebration and joy. I love the last... Read More

Ten Ways To Make The Holidays Easier Next Year

What does your holiday season usually look like -- a lot of rushing around at... Read More

The Rose

Lifestyle is style over amount. And style is an art - the art of living.... Read More

Seven Valentine?s Day Tips for Spouses in ?Less-Than-Perfect? Marriages

Valentine's Day can be a depressing day when you're in an unhappy or shaky marriage.... Read More

Get Organised for Christmas... NOW!

Hasn't time flown? Only six weeks to Christmas!Now you may think that you're too busy... Read More

Greeting Card Tango: How To Impress, Not Stress, During The Holidays

When it comes to holiday greeting cards, to send or not to send is often... Read More

Romance on a Budget

Valentine's Day is often synonymous with lush velvety looking red roses and spending big bucks... Read More

Nine Questions To Ask Yourself Before You Head To The Office Party

One thing you can count on during the holiday season is the obligatory office party.... Read More

The History And Origin Of Valentines Day

The oldest Valentine card still in existence was sent in 1415 by Charles Duke of... Read More

A Valentines Day Story

Valentine's Day...the day of love right? Many years ago, 22 to be exact, I was... Read More

The Origins Of Mothers Day

Today Mother's Day or Mothering Sunday is celebrated all over the world. For florists and... Read More

12 Things That Make Life Worthwhile!

Happy New Year! Around the world, this is a time of renewal, celebration of new... Read More

How to Create an Irresistible Valentine?s Day Centerpiece

Valentine's Day is just around the corner which of course makes us think of love,... Read More

St Valentines Day, Festival of the Matchmakers

There are as many as eight possible Valentines Day origins and the three most likely... Read More

Happy New Year for 2005

It is 7:45 a.m. in Port Moody, British Columbia Canada, and the first day of... Read More

Saint Nick to Santa, the MOST extreme makeover?

It's the holiday season, and the first thing that comes to so many minds is... Read More

Create Warm Memories with Holiday Traditions

I remember just a handful of the Christmas presents I received as a child: My... Read More

Bust Holiday Stress!

The holidays will be here before you know it. Clear the way for greater joy,... Read More

Event Planning 101

One of the tools I use as a professional organizer are countdowns.What exactly is a... Read More

5 Ways to Having the Happiest Valentines Day Ever (even if youre alone)

The thought of Valentine's Day conjures up romantic evenings, a candlelight dinner, and long walks... Read More

Valentines Day - A Guide for Men

Did you know that after Christmas, Valentine's Day is the biggest retail holiday? That means... Read More

Valentines Day Flowers

Flowers & Valentine's Day go hand in hand. Your Valentine will be so thrilled to... Read More

Say I Love You For Valentines Day

With Valentine's Day just around the corner, it's time to start thinking about the perfect... Read More

7 Tips on Giving Chocolates to Your Valentine

Every year millions of people exchange chocolates on February 14th for Valentine's Day. This trend... Read More

A Medieval Story for Valentines Day, Bonne & Charles

The general word on the Internet is the first Valentine card was sent in 1415.... Read More

Valentines Day Love Letter - The Best And Most Romantic Gift Is Also The Least Expensive!

You don't have to spend a fortune this Valentine's Day to show your partner that... Read More

Valentines Day is NOT only for Lovers

Some people hate to see Valentines Day come around. Some have ended relationships and feel... Read More

7 Tips For Defusing Holiday Stress

KNOW THYSELFThe first key to creating a peaceful holiday season is identifying those holiday traditions... Read More

Top 15 Valentines Day Quotations

"If you love somebody, let them go. If they return, they were always yours. If... Read More

Creating Your Own Holiday Traditions

I love this time of year -- decorations on the houses, a cold nip in... Read More

Creative And Inexpensive Gift Ideas

I have a friend who works at a loan company. She starts getting busy around... Read More

Top Ten Tips To A Terrific Valentine?s Day - For Men in Relationships

Okay guys, so this is a great opportunity to get back in the good ... Read More

Top Ten Tips To A Terrific Valentine?s Day - For Women in Relationships

So Valentine's Day is upon us yet again, and most of us want to be... Read More

Valentine?s Day Ideas for Singles

Maybe your significant other is overseas in the military. Maybe you have suffered a recent... Read More

Bathed in Blue - Love Can Happen for You

Whether you know him by Eros or Cupid, this son of the Goddess Venus aka... Read More

Top Ten Things To Do The Day After Valentines Day

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A New Look at Labor Day

A day to reflect on the accomplishments of working people: That's been the proud tradition... Read More

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New Years Resolutions

Ah, the start of another year! In a groggy haze on New Years Eve, I... Read More

The Last Laugh: Parental Pranks for April 1

The exact origin of April Fool's Day is uncertain, but popular belief is that it... Read More

Christmas Lights Add Sparkle To The Holidays

Electric Christmas lights have been around since the 1880's. It is no wonder they are... Read More

Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas - How to Tap in to the Holiday Publicity Bonanza

If your product or service can be given as a gift, a publicitywindfall awaits at... Read More

FIREWORKS--OR, OOH, AAH, How Do They Do That?

One of my earliest memories involves a Fourth of July spent at Annandale, Minnesota, sitting... Read More

Holiday Health: Give Get-Fit Gifts

'Tis the season to celebrate -- and a time to eat! Most of us gain... Read More

Dear Santa: Christmas Sucks!

Christmas time is finally here, and most people during this holiday are happier than a... Read More

Legends of the Christmas Tree

The Christmas tree is a much loved symbol iinstantly calling up images of gifts and... Read More

New Ways to Use Old Christmas Cards

Forty years ago when I was growing up on our dairy farm in Wisconsin, my... Read More

Christmas Gifts to Last a Lifetime

Do you know what you are giving to the children on you Christmas list? Will... Read More

Sweet 16th Birthday Party Ideas

Is there any party more delightful than sweet 16? If you're stuck for 16th birthday... Read More

Gypsy Fortune Teller Halloween Costumes ? Easy to Make

As a little girl I often loved to dress up as a gypsy, whether it... Read More

Creating Your Own Holiday Traditions

I love this time of year -- decorations on the houses, a cold nip in... Read More

Outdoor Halloween Decorations

Few things are more thrilling for a trick-or-treater than walking up to a house detailed... Read More

Stress-Free Holiday Entertaining

The holiday season is upon us! It is a time when family and friends gather... Read More

Aran... Where the Sweaters Come From

Aran Sweaters. The Aran sweater takes its name from the islands from where it originated,... Read More

Celebrating Fathers

On Father's Day, we celebrate the guys in our lives. Not just our dads and... Read More

Easter Traditions: Seven Ways To Add Meaning To Your Family Celebration

Family traditions connect us to past and future generations. They provide meaning and connection, as... Read More

Santa Goes Low Carb!

North Pole- The word is out! Due to an "unpublished dilemma" last Christmas Eve Santa... Read More

Wolves, Goats, Martyrs and War: a History of Valentines Day

Valentines Day is one of the most enigmatic of holidays, having appeared in many forms.... Read More

This Mothers Day -- Give The Gift Of Fitness

Do you know a Mom that deserves a special gift this year for Mother's Day?... Read More

Importance of Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is the most important holiday of the year.Oh, sure, Christmas is grand, and I... Read More

Vastu Tips to Reduce Holiday Stress

Fun, though they are intended to be, The Holidays can be a time of stress... Read More

Patience

Ever since my girls were little, I've tried to teach them patience. I well remember... Read More

Incredibles Kid Birthday Party Idea

Mr. Incredible and Elastiwoman to the Rescue. The Incredibles based on the hit Disney movie... Read More

Beyond All Tied Up With A Bow - Great Tips for Creating Beautifully Wrapped Holiday Gifts

No matter what the season, packages make a statement even before they're opened. Whether it's... Read More

Holiday Survival Guide

The Holiday season has officially begun and Christmas is almost here. This is the time... Read More

Celebrate Your Freedom: 6 Important Freedoms to Celebrate Everyday

At the end of the movie "Braveheart," William Wallace is tortured but refuses to cry... Read More

A Thankful Thanksgiving

You may be wondering why I would call this article a Thankful Thanksgiving. Aren't all... Read More

How Santa Makes Out His Christmas List

How Does Santa Make Out His List?I'll let you in on a secret: I know... Read More

New Year?s Resolution ? Why Not Resolve To Take Back Your Life?

It's time once again for the dreaded New Year's Resolutions. Most of us make them;... Read More

Saint Nick to Santa, the MOST extreme makeover?

It's the holiday season, and the first thing that comes to so many minds is... Read More

Ten Ways To Make The Holidays Easier Next Year

What does your holiday season usually look like -- a lot of rushing around at... Read More

Unique Gift Ideas -- The Gift Of Fitness

Well, it's almost that time of year again ? the holiday shopping season is just... Read More

Valentines Day is NOT only for Lovers

Some people hate to see Valentines Day come around. Some have ended relationships and feel... Read More

Top 15 Valentines Day Quotations

"If you love somebody, let them go. If they return, they were always yours. If... Read More

Traditional and Modern Anniversary Gifts

Most people know that the 50th wedding anniversary is the "golden" anniversary, and that the... Read More

St Valentines Day, Festival of the Matchmakers

There are as many as eight possible Valentines Day origins and the three most likely... Read More

St. Patricks Day Quotations

"It's not that the Irish are cynical. It's rather that they have a wonderful lack... Read More

Holiday Gift Ideas For Antique Lovers

1. Knowledge is Power. Whatever the area of collecting ? depression glass, blue and white... Read More

The Holiday Army

Here it comes again - the Holiday Army - in its annual march against us.... Read More

Christmas Gifts For Bird Lovers

Choosing gifts for any animal lovers can be quite a pleasure, as it is often... Read More

Are You Truly Thankful For Everything?

Thanksgiving is the time of year when we stop and are thankful for all our... Read More

Online UK Florist Saves the Day

Here it is Thursday afternoon, and Evelyn sees no break in her hectic schedule for... Read More

Funny Couples Costume Ideas For Halloween

Tired of the same old typical Halloween costumes. You know the ones?.vampire, witch, or mummy.... Read More

The History of Christmas Ornaments

History of OrnamentsIn A.D. 336, an early Roman calendar first mentions December 25 as the... Read More

New Year?s Resolution: Love Your Body!

Ah, the beginning of a New Year. A time to reflect and start anew: new... Read More

Ill Be Home For Christmas

Direct Answers - Column for the week of November 29, 2004I have been married 25... Read More

Make Every Day a Mothers Day!

The word mother and mothers day are simple, yet powerful little words that you hear... Read More

Mommy...Daddy...Is There Really A Santa Claus?

Is there really a Santa Claus? Any parent who hasn't been faced with this question... Read More