Every year, getting out the Christmas decorations would take a day in itself. Not that we went all out or anything, it just simply took that long to dig out the bags from under the stairs, and hope that everything survived since last year. This usually entailed hauling everything...
Is your brain scrambling about thinking about what you should get the senior citizen in your family for the upcoming holiday season? How about getting them something practical that they will actually use, instead of that ornament that just sits on the self gathering dust.
Christmas might have become a monolith of modern excess, but stalking through the halls of the hallowed institution is a shaggy beast with eyes like cherry red coals, and a sack of chains that clink and clank for all the bad little girls and boys. Krampus, the Christmas demon, has not gone quietly into that good night.
We all need to stay connected - especially in bad weather. If you've ever lost power in your smartphone at a crucial time, you end up with "charge anxiety" (like me). So, I asked my IT guy to help me choose the top quality products to keep mobile devices fully charged. And my IT guy didn't disappoint. Not only are these high quality products, they are offered at early bird (Black Friday) discounted prices.
As I saw all the wonderful displays of poinsettias and other Christmas flowers on display at my local grocery store and many other stores, I wondered what would become of them all in the New Year. Right now they looked so beautiful with their reds and even white flowers, all wrapped in beautiful tinsel paper and bows.
While in much of the world Christmas time is all Santa Clauses and evergreen trees, not every country celebrates it the same. While the holiday is primarily celebrated by Christians as it is a Christian holiday, Christians as well as a those who are none religious or affiliated with another religion celebrate this holiday in their own unique way. Some countries do not even use Santa Claus to deliver presents but a witch or a monk to do so. Come December 25th, let us see what the rest of the world will be up to while many settle down to unwrap presents under the Christmas tree.
Make awesome food, starting right now without any wheat or gluten. Tuck into pasta, nachos, heavenly quiches and muffins, crumpets and pancakes. We begin with rice as a base because it suits all blood types. Rice is a gentle food. It is versatile, cheap and easy to use.
Nobody would be happy if you tell them that they won't be receiving gifts from you this Christmas. Instead of feeling guilty, why not think of ideas on how you can give out gifts without spending anything?
Build an imitation wire Christmas tree display for your yard. After you have harvested all of your garden tomatoes, don't store the wire cages, use them for your Christmas Lighting.
Whether you draw names at the office or play this game amongst your friends and family it can still be stressful trying to come up with something nice for that Secret Santa gift idea. There is always that last minute miniature box of chocolates that makes it look...
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Planning games and activities for a Christmas party can be a challenging task. Food and drinks are easy. Decorations are usually already done. But, finding games and group activities can be a chore for the average party planner. Once the guest list, location and menu have been chosen, attention can be directed to preparing games for entertainment. Awarding a prize is not necessary but may get more of your guests involved. It can be something as nominal as a $5 gift card to a coffee shop or a simple non-gendered gift.
Christmas is a time for celebrating with family and friends. It is also a stressful time to make ends meet. Christmas means the same although children love bigger and better presents. Christmas gifts should be about giving something no matter how small. It is the thought that counts.