How to Keep a Christmas Tree Fresh + 6 Care Tips

One holiday tradition beloved by over 30 million households is decking the halls with a real Christmas tree. A fresh tree not only brings a festive aroma and warm greeting into your home but rings in the holiday season and many merry traditions. To get the most out of this jolly purchase, it’s important to keep your Christmas tree fresh and make sure it doesn’t dry out, lose its color or pose a fire hazard. To keep your Christmas tree fresh all season, trim the trunk promptly after purchasing to ensure it gets water and stays alive longer. Even if it means refilling the stand every day, tree hydration is the key to Christmas tree care by reducing needle dropping and maintaining freshness. read more

The Ultimate Guide to Festivus + Printable Decorations and Games

If you’re a “Seinfeld” fanatic, you know to bring out the aluminum pole for Festivus in December. If you aren’t a fan, you’re in for a dull time (you’ll see what we mean below). Festivus is a stress-free alternative to Christmas — it’s so bland and unappealing that you’ll oddly love celebrating it! Throw your own Festivus this holiday season with our printable invites, wine labels, grievance cards and “Seinfeld” drinking game — don’t forget the flowers. Now, without further ado, welcome to the ultimate guide to Festivus for the rest of us! read more

Kids’ Table Activities Book for the Holiday Hostess

The holidays are in full swing which means family dinners and seasonal get-togethers are right around the corner. These events are the perfect time to catch up with family and friends as you enjoy traditions and good food. However, hosting these events can be stressful and requires forethought and a lot of work, especially when little ones are attending. read more