Gift Giving Alternatives: Holiday Giving Goes Global

Finding alternatives to traditional gift giving with a focus on helping others is easier now than ever. To research how specific agencies use donations, check out Charity Navigator.org or Give.org. From Heifer International, the cost of a DVD will purchase a flock of ducks for a needy family, providing protein ...

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Fun Family Valentine’s Day Games and Activities: Ways for Parents and Children to Celebrate February 14th Together

Valentine’s Day is about showing love to the people you care about, so make it a fun-filled day with your entire family. No matter how old they are, kids need to hear that they are loved and appreciated. Here’s a list of some family Valentine’s Day activities and games to ...

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Review: Nothing Like the Holidays: Ensemble Cast Gives Standout Performances

While the story of a family coming together for Christmas isn’t extraordinary, everyone in the cast of Nothing Like the Holidays gives memorable performances that make this film stand out above other holiday films. One aspect of the film worth noting is that, while it’s supposed to be based on ...

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Preparing a Holiday Meal with Middle Eastern Foods

More than 70% of those of Middle Eastern descent living in the West are also of Christian descent and celebrate the Christmas holidays. While there are numerous dishes that are part of Middle Eastern cuisine that can be a wonderful component to any holiday meal, there are also several dishes ...

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Planning For A Holiday Wedding: Avoid The Stress Of Christmas Nuptials

In the Philippines, December is considered “balikbayan” (home-comers) season. A lot of OFWs (Overseas Filipino Workers) and migrants come home to be with their extended families for Christmas. This is why a lot of Filipino couples set their wedding date close to this time. Any engaged couple might consider this ...

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Printable Gift Cards – Holiday Presents: Last Minute Gift Ideas for Christmas Gifts Online for the Xmas List

It’s the day before Christmas, or even that morning, and the Xmas list isn’t complete. Or perhaps it’s Secret Santa day at work and Santa forgot. While the old way to handle last minute gift ideas involved a convenience store and some hastily-scribbled magic marker cartoons on a brown paper ...

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Order Gourmet Holiday Dinners Online: Have Christmas Dinner Delivered from a Gourmet Food Supplier

Planning a Christmas dinner party can be a challenge, but hosts and hostesses can leave the dinner menu to one of several gourmet food distributors offering complete and à la carte holiday meals this season. Rather than spend the holidays packed into a busy restaurant, gourmet meals delivered directly to ...

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More Green Holiday Decorating Tips: Save Time and Your Sanity with These Best Ever Eco-friendly Ideas

You’ll find that the best materials for a green Christmas can be found right at home. So, instead of one more fly-by at the mall, make gift-giving more personal by spending a day at home with the kids giggling and crafting your own special gifts. Festive Coffee Can Gift Containers ...

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Marseillan and Marseillan Plage: Quirky Holiday Destination

It’s not even nearly the end of January, the frost is still on the ground, times are hard and of course our minds are turning to holidays. Whether we’re really going to be lucky enough to get away this year, or whether we’re resigned to being armchair travellers, there’s something ...

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