Selecting a Kitten for Christmas

A kitten makes for an excellent pet. Studies also show that it improves both mental and physical health. However, before you select a kitten for Christmas, you must also consider if this animal works well with your lifestyle. It is important to carefully contemplate your needs and how you live and if you can actually [...]

2014-12-15T18:09:44+00:00December 14th, 2014|Cats, Kittens, Pets|0 Comments

Hazards for Pets over Christmas

Holiday season brings yuletide and cheer and at the same time excitement and commotion. It is often associated with seasonal preparations, reunions, travel and shopping. While all these are happening, our beloved pets may be in the danger zone because they are exposed to hazards that are no usually around the other times of the [...]

2014-12-13T00:56:19+00:00December 13th, 2014|Christmas Hazards, Pets|0 Comments

Christmas Craft Ideas for Kids

Christmas being one of the most widely celebrated holidays is around the corner. It's time to paint the air with the red, green and golden color, have fun with families and friends, and also enjoy the merriment and the cold weather that the season holds. It's time for the kids Christmas crafts! As the season [...]

2015-04-12T15:06:07+00:00November 29th, 2014|Christmas Crafts, Kid's Christmas Crafts|0 Comments

Snow and Snowflakes Trivia

Scientists say snow is precipitation in the form of ice crystals, originating in clouds when temperatures are below freezing point and the water vapor in the atmosphere directly condenses into ice without passing through the liquid stage. And once an ice crystal has formed, it absorbs and freezes additional water vapor from the surrounding air, [...]

2013-12-11T02:44:27+00:00December 11th, 2013|Dean Martin, Let it Snow, Snow, Snowflake, Snowmen|0 Comments

All About Santa’s Suit

In an earlier post, we talked about Santa being typically garbed in a white fur-trimmed red jacket and pants with matching hat, black boots and broad-buckled belt. We said that this prototype Santa suit, which became world famous through the Coke commercials featuring artist Haddon Sundblum’s lifelike paintings, was first originally seen in the drawings [...]

Winter Wonderland

Whether or not there is snow this Christmas, why not theme your Yuletide celebrations with a traditional American winter wonderland motif. If there is snow, build a snowman outside your house along your front yard. It’s easy and it’s fun especially if you do it with the kids. Dress up your snowman and accessorize it. [...]

Christmas Cookies

Christmas cookies are cookies cut and decorated into an assortment of shapes traditionally associated with Christmas like candy canes, snowmen, holly leaves, Christmas trees, Santa Claus, reindeer, Christmas presents, snow flakes and Christmas stars. Order Christmas Gluten Free Sugar Cookies Of course, a cookie, by definition, can be any of a variety of hand-sized, [...]

2021-01-15T16:10:15+00:00December 1st, 2013|Cookies, history|0 Comments

Lets Play Secret Santa

Liven up your school, office, neighborhood or even family Christmas party with a traditional “Secret Santa” game. If you are hosting, begin by getting the participants to agree on the price range, typically $10 - $20. Be considerate to those on a tight budget and do not encourage anything too expensive. Next, ask the group [...]

Why Hang the Christmas Stocking?

“The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, in hopes that Saint Nicholas soon would be there," reads the passage from that timeless “A Visit from Saint Nicholas” poem that people my age used to recite out loud in school come Christmas time. So indeed, hanging stockings over the chimney has long been an [...]

Christmas Wreath History

In the USA, one of the traditional Christmas practices we still like to observe is hanging around our homes wreaths made with real or artificial evergreen branches which are decorated with bows, leaves, flowers, fruits, nuts and other ornaments. The places where we commonly hang such wreaths are on the doors, walls and over fireplaces. [...]

2013-11-19T23:55:09+00:00November 19th, 2013|Advent Wreath, History|0 Comments
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