Staying Calm During the Holidays
The winter holidays can be the most enjoyable time of the year. They can also be the most stressful. Between financial concerns, family disagreements, and time constraints, this time of year can be both enjoyable AND stressful. What can you do to lessen your anxiety level and increase your enjoyment?... Read more
Christmas Breakfast Ideas for Your Family
Sure, you could make eggs and bacon for Christmas breakfast but why have a boring meal when you can make the day extra special with one of these breakfast treats? Your grandchildren will love any one of these delicious breakfast entrees. Here are our favorite breakfast recipes for Christmas... Read more
Five Awesome Gifts for the Writer in Your Life
Do you have a writer on your holiday gift list? A friend or family member who loves to journal or perhaps has a blog? Your recipient doesn’t need to be a professional author to enjoy one of our gift ideas. Amateur and professional writers alike will enjoy one of... Read more
What the heck is “Elf on a Shelf?”
If you hang out on Pinterest or Facebook, you’ve probably already seen a post (or fifty) about something called “Elf on a Shelf.” If you’re wondering what the heck the Elf craze is all about, we’re here to get you up to speed on this popular holiday activity. Elf... Read more
U.S.P.S. Letters From Santa Program Provides Personalized Response
The U.S. Postal Service is providing personalized responses to  children’s letters to Santa complete with a North Pole postmark. Follow these steps for your grandchild to get a letter back from Santa: Have your grandchild write a letter to Santa and place it in an envelope addressed to: Santa... Read more
5 Christmas Traditions to Start This Year
This is the year to start one or more new holiday traditions. If you have a new grandchild, it’s the perfect time to start a yearly tradition that will grow with your family. Even if your grandchildren are older, they will love participating in one of these special ideas.... Read more