Christmas Preparation & Planning

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Black Friday 2018 DIY and Home Improvement Deals

Check out advice on where to shop for the best DIY Black Friday deals.

The Best DIY 2017 Black Friday Deals

Don't miss these Black Friday deals for all of your home improvement and DIY needs!

3 Last-Minute DIYs to Help Your Guests Feel at Home for the Holidays

Running out of time preparing your house for holiday guests? Try these quick projects.

5 Tips for a Stress-Free Holiday

Follow these tips to smoothly sail through the holidays.

DIY a Hot Chocolate Bar for Your Holiday Party

Warm up your guests this holiday season with this cozy idea!

Create Your Own Christmas Coffee Bar

Ring in the season with some cheery cups.

Christmas Gift Ideas to Make Yourself

With budgets tighter than in previous years, many people are looking for christmas gift ideas that can be made at home. This option is economical, and it also gives recipients something unique that can't be found in any stores. There are no shortages of creative ideas for Christmas gifts, and it can

Need Help Planning This Year's Christmas Menu?

Planning the Christmas menu can be stressful, especially if you are expecting lots of people to come to your dinner party and if you have no one else to help you. Fortunately, you don’t have to lose your mind trying to create the perfect menu if you follow the tips enumerated below. Create Dishes that

How to Best Set Up a Christmas Lunch Buffet

Setting up your Christmas lunch buffet seems like it should be simple, but there's more involved than simply slapping the pots and plates down on the counter. Try the following suggestions for one of the most effective and efficient ways of setting up your buffet for your guests. Don't Forget to Decorate--But

Christmas Party Ideas for Work

Successful Christmas party ideas for the office are ones that break the ice, allow colleagues to relax and get to know one another better, and reward employees for a year of hard work and dedication. Remember, office Christmas parties are still technically a work function with the upper management watching.

Instructions for Easy to Make Christmas Menu Cards

Providing your holiday guests with Christmas menu cards can add a classy, festive touch to the occasion. Iit can also make it easier for you to serve everyone, as your guests can request one dish over another (if you're offering multiple types) or turn down anything that may not be appropriate for their

4 Amazing Gluten Free Holiday Recipes

Holiday recipes are an essential part of the holiday season for many, as food is an integral part of the festive occasion. However, those with a gluten allergy or those cutting gluten out of their diet can feel left out when so many holiday dishes are made with gluten. However, there are a number of

3 Ways to Make Baking for Christmas Easy This Year

Baking for Christmas often takes a great deal of extra time and effort. Perhaps you would rather spend this time shopping and spending time with family and friends. These three tips can help anyone to manage their holiday baking time and prevent any last minute Christmas disasters. 1. Use a Cook Book

Vegan Baking for Christmas

Baking for Christmas is one of the most fun parts of the holiday season. Those who follow a vegan diet may think they have more limited choices for baked holiday treats, but this is not the case. More vegan recipes are available every day, and there are many dessert options that still pack plenty of

How to Creatively Package Homemade Holiday Cookies for Gifts

If you are running low on cash or are baffled as to what to get your co-workers, holiday cookies may be an ideal option. Cookies are simple and affordable to make, and best of all, baking your own cookies shows a lot of personal effort and initiative. If you are going to opt for this route though, you

2 Unique Holiday Cookies to Make at Home

Everyone enjoys holiday cookies, and baking your own is more than half the fun. If you have been making the same recipes year after year and want to add some new ones to your holiday traditions, there are plenty of unique and delicious ones to choose from. The following are favorite recipes with simple

Cocktail Recipes that Will Surely Wow Your Holiday Guests

If you have got guests at home for this holiday season, the best way to make them go gaga over your welcoming skills is to whip up great cocktail recipes that they will not easily forget. Cocktails are a classic way of enjoying the rare holiday in today’s times. Below, you shall find a few recipes

Crazy Christmas Party Games for Large Groups

When hosting a Christmas party, games will keep spirits high and hearts warm. Try these activities to keep your guests in the holiday mood. Yuletide Treasure Hunt Treasure hunts are popular with children and adults alike. Try this game at Christmas reunions when you gather with your friends or family

Favorite Christmas Plants for Holiday Decor

4 living decorations and how to care for them.

7 Ways to Never Buy Gift Wrap Again

Many things around your house will work as a cute gift wrap.

DIYs for an Eco-friendly Holiday

Make your holiday more green than red.

DIY a Kids' Advent Calendar

Your kids love advent calendars, but you don't have to provide them with candy all month long when they count down to Christmas.

Keeping Pets Safe At Christmas

Christmas brings fun and excitement to the entire family, including your pets.

Essential Holiday Road Trip Guide

On the road this holiday season? Here's how to make the most of it!

Habits to Make any Place Feel Like Home for the Holidays

Away from home for the holidays? Our tips will keep you in the spirit.

Holiday Hacks to Make Your Life Easier

Already stressed about the holidays? We'll get you through it with some easy holiday life hacks!

DIY 2015 Holiday Gift Guide

Need helping making your list and checking it twice? Here are 10 gift ideas for the DIYers in your life.

5 Gifts You Can Make With a Mason Jar

We all have a mason jar (or two, or ten) sitting around. Make them the focal point of your gift giving this holiday season.

Make Your Own Stocking Stuffers

Put together these small gifts ahead of time and you won't have to make any last-minute stops at 7-11.

Your Gift Guide From Our Shop

We tried them out so you can put them under the tree.

Trees and Trimmings: Staying Safe This Holiday Season

Let the sparks be in your eyes and hearts, not your decorations.

The Art of Gift Wrapping: Tips from the Experts

Wrapping gifts at holiday time is not only a special task, but, according to the Japanese, who are masters

The Art Of Gift Wrapping - Furoshiki, Tsutsumi, and Other Techniques

In gift wrapping, there are no better artists than the Japanese. To them, gift wrapping has special