History of Christmas Holly

“Deck the halls with boughs of holly Fa la la la la la la la la” In many Western cultures, holly is a traditional Christmas decoration, used especially in wreaths. Many of the hollies are highly decorative, and it’s believed that it and the green ivy that is usually used alongside it in decorating is…

Silly Christmas Songs

“Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer” continues to be a popular holiday tune year after year. Almost everyone has heard this novelty song made famous by Elmo and Patsy. But if you tire of hearing about the hoof prints on Grandma’s forehead and need some other silly songs, fear not! There are plenty to…

Cute Ideas for Christmas Dog Collars

You’d love to dress your dog up for Christmas, but he’s just not a costume kind of dog. So what is an in-the-Christmas-spirit dog owner supposed to do? Instead of buying your dog a costume, consider some beautiful Christmas dog collars. Available at many of your local retailers and favorite online stores, Christmas dog collars…

Stuck for a Gift Idea? Try an Online Christmas Gift Card

If you’ve procrastinated until the last minute to buy a gift for someone close to you, or if you’ve still got a few people on your shopping list you don’t know well, an online Christmas gift card/certificate may be the solution for your gift giving dilemma this holiday season. Several years ago, it was harder…

Need an Easy Christmas Cookie Recipe?

by Debora Dyess and Sherry Law Ah, Christmas. The scent of freshd baked goods wafting through the house, the trays of sweets just sitting there for any hungry child (or adult) to enjoy. You’ve got to love it! And you’ve got to make some cookies. If you need an easy Christmas cookie recipe, the recipes…