Decorated Family Lights Up the Lives and the Homes of Military Families

This holiday season, Christmas Decor will be bringing a little extra holiday spirit into the homes of military families for the sixth annual Decorated Family Program. With more than 100,000 American men and women deployed overseas this holiday season, families across the nation are facing the challenge of preparing for the holidays without their loved […]

Give homemade gift baskets this Christmas

I think Christmas gift baskets make great gifts for just about anybody. You can easily create unique one-of-a kind Christmas gift baskets for relatives, kids, entire families, clients or customers, neighbors, or anybody else on your list who may be hard to buy for. Keeping a couple pre-made gift baskets on hand for a suprise […]

Poinsettia Christmas Plant

Poinsettia Fact and Fiction

Poinsettias are posionous, right? This is one of those beliefs that is so widespread that a survey of florists found that most of them believed it to be true. That’s because it has been the conventional understanding about poinsettias for many years. The consensus of government agencies, health centers, veterinary groups, and plant and flower […]

The Origins of Santa

Through the ages and around the world, the man of eternal spirit has been known by many names. Sinterklaas, Father Christmas, Kris Kringle, Saint Nicholas, Pere Noel, Grandfather Frost and the Jolly Old Elf are just some of those names. But today in America we recognize the man in the Red Suit and jolly appearance […]

2011 Christmas Expo Lights Up Gatlinburg, TN This Summer

The 2011 Christmas Expo is coming to the Gatlinburg Convention Center in Gatlinburg, TN Wednesday, June 29 through Saturday, July 2. The four day conference will draw Christmas enthusiasts, professionals, consultants and vendors nationwide, and it will feature educational seminars, special guests and a sneak peak at the top holiday products arriving in stores this […]

Starting & Adding to Your Christmas Music Library – A Primer

When building a Christmas Music Library a few fundamentals are in order. For liturgical Christmas fair, choose a series such as Collectibles ltimate Christmas, Readers Digest, Time Life Treasury of Christmas or Now Thats What I Call Christmas! That would allow you to build a solid traditional base. The Now series will also include a […]

Simple Techniques for Keeping Your Child Believing in Santa Claus

Many parents love to see the joy and excitement Santa Claus can bring to their child. For many people, their childhood memories of Santa Claus are the best Christmas memories they have. Keeping your child believing in Santa, however, can be a daunting task. Children are smart these days, and some of the old Santa […]