Are you still looking for something to make your presents look special under the tree? Why not use some of the tree itself? Here’s a great wrapping idea from Odessa May Society: There’s a full tutorial on Odessa May Society. And if you need gift tags, we have several you can print out for free!
Recent Posts By Kristin Appenbrink
There comes a time in every kid’s life when they begin to ask the tough questions about Santa Claus. Here’s a way as a parent you can help put their doubts to rest, especially if they have younger siblings around. Read the advice from Michelle Slatalla, one of our etiquette experts.
It’s great to have a live Christmas tree, but they do produce a lot of sap. If you end up with sap on your carpets, here’s how to get it out. For wool carpets and rugs 1. Scrape off what you can with a spoon. 2. Apply WoolClean Dry Spot Remover No. 2 according to the manufacturer’s directions. For a synthetic carpet […]
If you’ve played host or hostess this holiday season, you’ve likely been gifted a few bottles of wine. (Count me jealous!) For those that you didn’t consume at your parties or dinners, make sure you’re storing them on their side instead of standing up. Why? Because keeping the cork wet means it will stay expanded and prevent any gaps at […]
If you’re trying to eat healthy this holiday season, snack smartly at the office holiday party. One thing you can do is to choose olives instead of mixed nuts. Not only are they lower in calories, but they also have monounsaturated fats (like olive oil) that can help lower cholesterol. Use these smart snacking strategies to solve other holiday party-food […]
Before you head to the airport to go on your holiday vacation, take one minute to add your airline’s customer service number to your speed dial. That way if you have any problems with your flights, you can call immediately and try to get re-booked. If you head to the gate agent in the airport when you’ve missed a connection, […]
If you’re reading along with us in our No-Obligation Book Club this month, we have a special treat for you. We’re going to be doing a live chat with Robin Sloan the author of Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore. If you’d like to participate in the chat, let us know in the comments on this post or in the comments on our […]