Christmas Traditions: Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

One of the most popular Christmas traditions is the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade held Thanksgiving morning, in New York City. The parade, which is the largest one in America includes marching bands, musical performances from Broadway shows and popular musicians, the Radio City Rockettes, celebrity appearances, and of course the infamous balloons and floats.  This …

Holiday Cookie Exchanges

Holiday season is usually a very busy time of year for most people regardless of your religion.  You have many gifts to buy and wrap, Christmas cards to send out, the house to decorate, holiday parties to attend, and last but not least, have the family over for dinner.  So, I like ideas that can …

Top 10 Christmas Trivia Questions

Trivia games are very popular, so we thought we’d see how well you know these Christmas facts.  We bet there are a few you can’t answer! (The answers are at the bottom, but don’t peek!) 1) Where was mommy kissing Santa Claus? 2) What is Frosty the Snowman’s nose made out of? 3) What is …

Christmas Song Trivia

Most of us love trivia and Christmas songs, so we decided to see how well you know your facts.  You can find the answers below, but don’t peak!    What is the biggest selling Christmas song of all time?   How many versions of this song (answer to #1) are there? How many carolers participated in the …

Cooking Christmas Dinner for 45 Guests

Here’s a true story from a good friend of ours, named Susie.  Susie comes from a large family.  Her grandmother had 6 children, her mom had 5, and most have 2.2 children.  As a result, they entertain about 45 guests on Christmas, which allows more food variety than if there were only 12 guests. Guests …