Christmas

The Ten Worst Things About The Holidays
Supposedly, Christmas is a time of pure happiness and love...but in reality there are a few things that we hate about the holidays. Especially when family comes to visit! Here are the ten worst things about the holidays.
10 Great Ideas for Donations to Your Local Food Bank
This time of year, food banks are working extra hard to keep their shelves stocked. If you're in a charitable mood, you might be wondering what exactly these charities are looking for in the way of donations. A recent thread on Reddit explored just that. Numerous commenters with experience either wo…
Track Santa’s Journey to the Magic Valley With NORAD
A yearly tradition at my house is to track Santa's journey on Christmas Eve with NORAD. Every Christmas Eve NORAD takes a break from defending us and makes sure Santa's annual trek around the world goes off without a hitch.
I even heard that Santa was escorted by a pair of F-22's into …
See the Cast of ‘Scrooged’ Then and Now
Released in 1988, 'Scrooged' was a darkly comedic take on Charles Dickens' classic 'A Christmas Carol,' starring Bill Murray in the Ebenezer Scrooge role as Frank Cross, a cynical TV executive alienated from his family and unable to find real happiness. Struggling to put together a live production o…
Is It Mean To Force Your Child on Santa’s Lap?
It is always fun to go see Santa but it can be intimidating and even scarey for a small child. This weekend my boys were waiting for their turn to see Santa. The little girl in front of us was dressed in a beautiful Christmas dress, but was screaming because she was so scared of Santa! The little gi…
What Do People Fight About On Christmas Day?
In the real world Christmas isn't all candy canes and minty hot cocoa - Christmas can be a pretty stressful day! If you're like most people, you'll make it through Christmas morning just fine. It's the afternoon that brings out our inner 'I don't give and Elf' ange…
Is it Rude to Buy a Gift For Someone While They Are With You?
Every year I buy at least one Christmas gift for someone on my list while they are with me. I have been told that this is rude and takes the surprise out of gift buying. I actually think it makes the present more of a surprise. They don't think its their present because you bought it while they…

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