Christmas gifts in a jar are unique, enjoyable to make, and pleasant to receive. They've come a long way since homemade candles or glass containers filled with seasonal sweets. Nowadays, it seems near...
Often when people think of food at Christmas, they think of the traditional Christmas dinner with the turkey and all the trimmings. Then thoughts probably turn to the candies and cookies that are made...
It can be very difficult to buy Christmas gifts for guys. For one, they don't seem to be very forward about saying what they want. For another, they are often hard to please, knowing just what they wa...
Christmas is a time of year when many people's thoughts turn to being with the ones who are dear to their hearts. Not everyone is fortunate enough to be with a partner at this time of year. Those peop...
Many people's thoughts turn to making things when it comes to the holidays, especially knitters. An unusual idea might be a turtleback sweater. This is a garment that is somewhere between a sweater, a...
There are many ways that those who are 'happy hookers'-handy with a crochet hook and some yarn or thread-can make things for the holidays. People crochet for Christmas in all sorts of ways; garments, ...
At this seasonal time of year many knitters are hard at work creating masterpieces to be given for gifts. From socks to scarves to toys, there are many ways that yarn can be turned into lovely items t...
Sometimes it seems that the meaning of Christmas gets lost in the glitz and glamour of it all. Trees and their ornaments get bigger and more expensive every year. It needn't cost a fortune to trim a t...
The traditional Christmas Yule log was once a very important part of the Christmas celebrations, though many people do not bother with this nowadays. The tradition started in Europe and many cultures ...
Christmas it, by its nature, a time when people make a point to get together and spread some holiday cheer. Often this means entertaining. Traditional Christmas cocktails include eggnog and wassail, b...
Many years ago it was fashionable to have little sachets of herbs tucked into linen draws to help winter clothing stay fresh smelling. These pouches not only were aromatic, but they assisted in keepin...
At Christmas time the shops and restaurants are filled with tantalizing seasonal smells and tastes. Cinnamon, ginger, peppermint; they are all included into the traditional holiday fare in the form of...
There's an old saying that Christmas is for kids, and it often does seem that way. The seasonal television programs, the new toys in the shops, the festive food, they all can add up to children being ...
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