Holiday Season


20 Cheerful Gifts for People With Alzheimer’s or Dementia

These 20 gifts and ideas for people with dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, or other types of cognitive disorders will bring a splash of color and cheer into their lives! Caregivers will love these gifts, too. These ideas make life happier, easier, and brighter for everyone. The Fun Dogs Wall Calendar is the least practical, most cheerful gift idea […]

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16 Christmas Party Themes for Work or Home – Meaningful and Fun

Here lies a wide variety of themes for Christmas holiday parties – funny, meaningful, traditional, interesting, and yummy. We’ll start with Operation Christmas Child and end an Ugly Christmas Sweater or Pantsuit party theme (which I admit isn’t very original…but it is funny!). Christmas is the focus for these holiday ideas, but they can be […]


Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas

Shopping for last minute Christmas gifts? You’re not alone! Use these tips to find Christmas gift ideas at the supermarket, grocery store, or gas station (for they’re often the only places open for last minute Christmas gifts…but times are changing!). “It’s Christmas Day. You’re en route to the family gathering and the only place that’s […]

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New Christmas CDs – Holiday Music for Christmas Parties

These new Christmas CDs include traditional and current holiday music for Christmas dinners, holiday parties, and cross-country road trips to visit family and loved ones. “Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.” ~ Norman Vincent Peale. These Christmas music albums range from solo performers to the cast of the most […]


9 Ways to Make Christmas Dinner Easier and Less Stressful

These tips for making Christmas dinner less stressful and easier are simple and fun. They work best if you can round people up – a spouse, family member, or friend. Don’t do everything yourself! Before the tips, a quip: “One of the most glorious messes in the world is the mess created in the living […]

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Best Christmas Movies – Classic Holiday Movies at Christmas

This list of the best Christmas movies consists mostly of classic holiday movies, but also includes some romance, family and Disney Christmas movies. There’s a holiday movie for everyone – even Grinches and Scrooges! “Blast this Christmas music,” said The Grinch. “It’s joyful and triumphant.” ~ from The Grinch Who Stole Christmas. Dr. Seuss’ How […]


Best Ways to Save Money on Summer Holidays – 7 Travel Tips

Your goal of paying off your debt doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a vacation! These travel tips include the best ways to save money on summer holidays, whether you’re going to Disneyland, Europe, or the closest lake.   Before the tips, a quip: “When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed […]


Tips for Introverts – 6 Ways to Reduce Christmas Stress and Anxiety

Holiday stress affects everyone differently – in fact, some people don’t find Christmas stressful or anxiety-provoking at all! Others, such as introverts who aren’t used to the socializing and hubbub the holidays bring, may find Christmas challenging. These tips for people with introverted personality traits will help reduce Christmas stress and anxiety, and make the […]