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  • Happy Thanksgivikah!
    Happy Thanksgivikah!
    "Pass the latkes and cranberry sauce and stuffing, please!" might be heard at the supper table today as Thanksgiving and Hanukah are sharing the spotlight this year.When most of us would typically be talking "turkey day", the...
  • Christmas Town at Busch Gardens
    It's Christmastime in the Orlando area theme parks
    When you visit theme parks fairly often, you can generally tell what season it is by the decorations that are visible inside, and outside, the main gates. Generally speaking, it goes from springtime, to summer fun, to Halloween, and then to...
  • Hanukah Latkes
    Easy guide to making fresh Hanukah Latkes
    Potato Pancakes or Latkes are a Hanukah tradition.Many people like to buy the premixed packages; they are good but definitely take some of the fun out of the family involved tradition.If you would like to give some fresh made Latkes a try, here is...
  • Holidays from the heart
    Holidays from the heart
    Holidays from the HeartIt’s that time of year. Christmas carols rings through the malls, holiday candy fills grocery store aisles, jingle bells ring on shop doors, and snow is falling—well, for most of us, snow is not falling. It&rsquo...
  • Traditional sugar cookies for Chanukah
    Traditional sugar cookies for Chanukah
    Grocers in metropolitan areas usually carry a packaged sugar cookie for the upcoming Chanukah holiday. It is usually shaped like a dreidel (a spinning top). Surprise your children this year by creating a family project and make cookies for the...
  • Pecan Pie
    Healthiest and Unhealthiest Holiday Treats
    Holiday buffets from Thanksgiving through the New Year’s already offer enough tempting foods -- honey glazed ham, candied yams, Christmas cookie swaps -- but dessert is what can really set you back before you’ve even started your New...
  • Heat up the holidays with sexy lingerie
    Heat up the holidays with sexy lingerie
    Does Santa’s helper need a little holiday gift inspiration? Why not heat up the holidays this year with sexy lingerie?While the children are nestled all snug in their beds, daddy won’t be settling in for a long winter’s nap when...
  • Affordable bath and body holiday gift ideas perfect for him or her
    Affordable bath and body holiday gift ideas perfect for him or her
    Affordable bath and body care items are perfect holiday gift ideas for him or her. Now that the frenzy of Black Friday and Cyber Monday are over, you still don’t want to pay a fortune on Christmas or Hanukah presents, and these items won'...
  • Night When Christ Was Born
    The Night when Christ was Born
    Pope Benedict XVI made headlines at the end of November 2012, by publishing a book that stated Dionysius Exiguus (the 6th century monk, and originator of the Christian calendar): “made a mistake in his calculations by several years. The...
  • Holiday Decorating with Angela Neel Interiors
    Create Your Dream Table Setting with Angela Neel Interiors
    You have a table and it collects dust most of the year. But once a year, you invite some family and a few friends over for the feast of a lifetime. You plan the guest list, the menu, hire the window cleaner and local nursery for front porch...
  • Mt. Airy volunteer’s Holiday lights benefitting neglected and abused children
    Mt. Airy volunteer’s Holiday lights benefitting neglected and abused children
    Outside a Mt. Airy, MD home, 35,000 lights blink in unison with holiday carols as a 30-foot artificial tree, seven smaller trees, an inflatable train and the Star of David are on display. While delighting neighbors and visitors alike, the...
  • Churches around the world prepare for Holy Week
    Seeking the origins of Lent traditions for spiritual growth
    Christians throughout the Los Angeles area and throughout the world are gearing for the culmination of the forty day period known as Lent. Holy Week starting from Palm Sunday and ending on Easter Sunday is for the Christian the most spiritual time...
  • Hanukkah
    Hanukkah 2010
    The Jewish holiday Hanukkah is on the trending topics list on the popular social media site twitter.com. The terms “Hanukkah 2010”,” Hanukah”, “Hanukah”, “Chanukah”, “Hanukkah 2010 calendar...
  •  Potato Latkes
    Chanukah Potato Latkes
    At sundown on Wednesday, December 1st, Jews around the world will light the first candle on their menorah and celebrate the first night of Chanukah. It is known as the Jewish festival of rededication, the festival of lights and is an eight day...
  • Just One Angel, CD
    Is It Christmas-Hanukah-Holiday Time Already? "Just One Angel" Great Gift
    I usually don’t review or write about CDs. However, when “Just One Angel” was sent to me by a friend, I listened and decided to share it with everyone! Folk singer-songwriter Christine Lavin (www.ChristineLavin.com ) has been a presence and force...