Christmas in July Swimsuit Giveaway

By Staff

Every December I tell myself that I’m going to knock out a little bit of my Christmas shopping the following summer.  I devise a strategy in my mind to shop the summer clearance racks, to hide away gifts in my parents basement, and to save myself some of the madness that ensues during the holiday... Read More

5 Easy Appetizers For New Year’s Eve

By Andi Gleeson

Do you find yourself scrambling to come up with food for all the guests this time of year? You will love these easy appetizers! Sometimes friends, family, or neighbors drop by for an unexpected visit, or perhaps you're planning to host a New year's Eve party and you want to keep it simple. Here are ... Read More

More Holiday Commercials to Make You Cry: Apple Holiday TV Ad

By Rachael Herrscher

Cue the kleenex . . . again! I feel like this season has been full of some tear jerkers! And in the words of the great Ron Burgandy (and in honor of Anchorman 2 premiering this week): "You know how to cut to the core of me Baxter." Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas Apple Ad:   ... Read More

10 Last Minute Fitness and Exercise Gifts

By Rachael Herrscher

The clock is ticking! You might be scratching your head wondering what to get for a few (or maybe a lot) of the people on your list! We've got some great gift ideas for your workout buddies, aspiring yoginis, health nuts, and everyone in between! Stainless Steel Water Bottle You get all of ... Read More

12 Days of Christmas Cookies

By Amy Allen Johnson

Let the countdown begin! 12 Days until Christmas and I've got a cookie recipe for every day! I'll of my favorite things about this time of year are the Christmas cookies. Christmas is when all the "special" cookies get their day in the sun or the oven, rather.... Read More

Give Your Child The World This Christmas Giveaway

By Jen Price

How would you like to give your children the world this Christmas?   While it may be impossible to hand them the whole world on a silver platter, we can give them a love for it by introducing them to maps. If you've been a regular reader of mine for a while, then you know about my slig... Read More

7 School Holiday Treat Ideas

By Erica Fehrman

I love the holidays, but once I navigate the school gauntlet of icing-free, peanut-free food, I am really not going to put an exhaustive effort into school holiday treat ideas. It only takes a moment of level headedness to see most of the Pinterest food pins as mom-showoff ideas and not things that ... Read More

2013 Holiday Gift List: Toys, Toys, Toys!

By Rachael Herrscher

Toys. Your house is about to be filled with more of them. We've rounded up a few ideas that you might like just as much as them. Choose wisely! Pre-School Pottery Barn Toy Kitchen Appliances Because really, they are darling. Calico Critters They've made a big comeback, but they st... Read More

5 Easy Christmas DIY Projects

By Ana Connery

We just spent the weekend at my parent's house for Thanksgiving, and if your fam is anything like ours, there were definitely pockets of downtime for the kids. Now that it's December, we're scheduled to go back for another round of family visits, except this time, I'm coming armed with the goods to ... Read More

Christmas at the Zoo

By MiniTime

Want a surefire way to brighten your holiday season this year? Some of the best zoos around the country are upping the merrymaking ante with elaborate light displays, holiday shows, ice skating, visits with Santa and, most definitely, a candy cane or two. Here’s where to enjoy Christmas at the zoo... Read More