ADULTS ONLY: GAMES

After we put together our 15+ Favorite, Must-Have Family Games post, we realized, grown-ups need to let off a little steam from the holiday stress and have some fun too. Here are our Adults Only picks to play with those who know you best! I can play these with my siblings …when my mom and […]

35+ Fabulous Gifts…That Give Back!

Every year, I put together a list of companies that give back. With all the spending that goes on in December, why not spend in places where you’re spreading a little good too. These companies all donate a portion of their proceeds to different causes and non-profits so you’ll feel good giving (or receiving them!) 1. A […]

Holiday Colors: Tired of the Traditional Red and Green?

Are you tired of the traditional red and green holiday decorations? Years ago (long before Pinterest), I decided that I didn’t particularly like the traditional Christmas colors that I grew up with and that I was going to choose different colors to fill my home during the holidays. Being a color designer, once I was […]

20+ Gift Ideas Beyond Toys: Experiences, Day Trips and More!

Do they really need more toys? If the answer is “no,” then it’s time to think outside the box. Consider giving them an unforgettable experience instead. Below are gifts from $10 to $950! See Our Staff’s 25+ Favorite Festive Cocktails. 1. Get Tickets to a Show. Get them tickets for a show in the spring—gives you […]

Inspiring Ideas for Your Elf on a Shelf

Remember when your elf was content just sitting on a shelf? Those days are over! We live in a Pinterest perfect work and our elves are not immune! Over these past few years with the elves making our Christmas more stressful — I mean, more magical — they have had some breakout moments. I caught a few […]

Where to Send Your Letter to Santa..and Get a Response!

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus. And the Postal Service™ can help you prove it when Santa replies to your child’s letter to Santa — complete with the North Pole Postmark with the Letters from Santa program. Just make sure you send your letter to Santa by December 8! Here’s where to send your letter […]

The Most Spectacular, Over-the-Top Holiday Lights…You’ll Ever See!

The last two years, we’ve made a trip to Dyker Heights in Brooklyn to see the absolutely over-the-top spectacularly decorated houses–and I am not exaggerating. I know–Brooklyn seems like a trek but the one hour drive is totally worth it. It feels like a Brooklyn version of Disney with blinking lights, moving snowmen, characters to take photos with, Santas […]

Understanding Our Obsession with Soft

Soft, cozy and comfy is everywhere you look ... WHY?

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