Christmas

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Creative DIY Christmas Trees

TweetDIY Christmas trees for both the incredibly creative, and incredibly lazy. Growing up, I was no stranger to DIY Christmas trees. My mom decided early on that Christmas was the perfect time to get creative, and our trees included (but were not limited to), a pineapple, a stack of green mountain dew cans, and a stick of bamboo spray-painted white. Thus, I am no stranger to funky ass Christmas t... »

Polar Express Train Ride in Upstate NY

Polar Express Train Ride in Upstate NY

TweetLooking to take your kids on a real Polar Express train ride? Hop aboard in upstate New York, where the Saratoga area is offering a super fun Polar Express train ride experience for entire families. The Saratoga & North Creek Railway will begin service to the North Pole onboard THE POLAR EXPRESS Train Ride starting at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 14, 2014.  The magical story comes to life when the trai... »

10 Ways to Guilt-Free Holidays

10 Ways to Guilt-Free Holidays

TweetIf there’s one thing that makes the holidays a tough time for foodies like me, it’s the delicious meals that we’re served. You’ve got your amazingly delicious, though sometimes inappropriate turkeys, those sides that complete the meal, the delicious holiday drinks, and the desserts that you just know are going straight to your waist line. Yes, it’s the turkeys an... »

Let’s All Get Fat for Christmas

Let’s All Get Fat for Christmas

TweetChristmas is one of my favorite times of the year! From the delicious homemade desserts to the warming holiday beverages and even some of those crazy, odd breakfasts that my in-laws love, it’s a time of year for food-lovers like me. It’s a time to get fat, so let’s get fat together! Or not. Like most, I’m trying to shed pounds this Christmas. I’ve got a weight go... »

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ReinDog Season Begins: Top Seven Reindeer Dogs Online

TweetSarah Mclachlan would turn over in her grave if she could see this. Wait- she’s not dead? My bad. In creative ways to abuse your pets news, Reindog Season is upon us. For those of you who don’t know what this is, it means that pet owners everywhere are going to start dressing their pooches up like reindeer and parading them around trying to create the perfect Instagram. They even ... »

Candy Cane Shake

Yum Alert: Candy Cane Shake

Tweet This is an even better way to say “Merry Christmas” than the Kardashian Christmas card – but than again, what isn’t? If you’re looking for a dessert that’s essentially the holidays in a glass, you’ve come to the right place. Oh, and it’s a little healthy, too! Recipe and image via Dashing Dish. Ingredients: 1/2 cup low fat cottage cheese 1 scoo... »

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Rant of the Week: How to Survive Your Family During the Holidays

Tweet Yesterday I flew to Florida. My flight was delayed when the plane had to return to the gate to let off two babies who wouldn’t stop shrieking like tiny banshees, and then I realized I was sitting in front of a 12-year-old boy with tourette’s, who kept kicking the back of my seat and talking about how majestic rattlesnakes are. And that was just on the journey here. Its no secret ... »

Yum Alert: Peppermint Crunch Cookie Dough Ball

Yum Alert: Peppermint Crunch Cookie Dough Ball

Tweet Sorry if you’re one of those people who try not to gain weight during the holidays, but I’m going to go dip some candy bars in a ball of cookie dough. Happy holidays! Recipe and image via Picky Palate. Ingredients: 1 stick/8 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1 cup all-purpose Gold Meda... »

Unique Last Minute Gift Ideas That Won’t Break The Bank

Unique Last Minute Gift Ideas That Won’t Break The Bank

Make your friends and family believe you actually put a ton of thought into that inexpensive gift this year! »

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Holiday Spotting: Top Five Naughty Christmas Pornaments

Tweet Show Santa that you are willing to do what you have to in order to get on the “nice” list. Christmas is the holiday of giving (and receiving) so it’s no big surprise that sex would have to enter the equation at some point. Whether you are fantasizing about getting your stocking stuffed, or dreaming of a home invasion by a sexy Santa that showers you with presents, there is ... »

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