Posts Tagged "holiday home"

Holiday Family Traditions to Try This Year

As the hustle and bustle of the holiday season slowly comes to a halt, you may find yourself wondering “Where did the time go?” The shopping, decorating, parties, cooking, and gift swapping–it all seems to rush by in a whirl, but…

Ten Holiday Housekeeping Hacks

A messy home, impromptu guests and a daunting to do list of chores can kill the holiday spirit faster than a sold out sign on Black Friday.  Keep your sanity and housework in check this holiday season with our list…

Save Your Rugs from Holiday Stains

Whether you hosted a holiday get-together with your whole neighborhood, or simply prepared Christmas Dinner for your family, one thing is for sure… inevitably, things get messy.  While accidents are a reality of hosting, the aftermath of Uncle Ralph’s fourth…

Christmas Morning Breakfast Ideas

Growing up, Christmas morning was a highly anticipated annual affair, worthy of carefully coordinated pajamas and some serious calendar countdowns, suspiciously in full swing sometime after the daily grind of the school year began. One year in particular I vividly…

DIY Burlap Wreath

Take one look at the blogosphere lately and one thing is for sure… burlap is having a moment!  The fiber, which is derived from the jute plant, is traditionally known for its strength and durability.  Historically, common uses for burlap…

Chanukah: The Festival of Lights

Yesterday was the first night of Chanukah, the Festival of Lights. Chanukah means “dedication,” because the holiday commemorates the rededication of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem after the Jews defeated the Syrian-Greeks. After the victory, there was only enough oil in the Temple to light…

Mantleless Stocking Displays

“’Twas the night before Christmas, when all thro’ the house, Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there,” wrote the nineteenth century…