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Gift Wrapping Alternatives

Who doesn’t want to have a few presents to open on Christmas morning?  Once the gift is open we are left sitting in a pile of paper and plastic tidbits.  These items litter the landfills for hundreds of years because they are not biodegradable.  Here are some ideas for alternative gift wrapping this year. There […]

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Christmas Craft: Making Beeswax Candles

Candle making is a tradition from the Old Country.  Hanging wicks and dipping them in wax until the candle is the correct consistency was something we did in art class.  Get the family together during the holiday season and teach the kids how to make beeswax candles. Beeswax candles can be made with beeswax sheets.  […]

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Christmas Party Game Ideas for Kids

What is a party without party games? Boring, right?  Why not plan on adding some fun to the party by including a few entertaining games this year.  Here are a few fun games to get the party hopping this year. Dream Gifts – give everyone a slip of paper to write down their dream gift, […]

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Christmas Dinner Menu Ideas

Every family has its favorite dishes for the holidays, traditions that have been passed down year after year.  Maybe it is time to spice things up and introduce some new recipes or at least make some variations to some favorites. It’s a good idea to incorporate family favorites from your spouse’s family (if you can […]

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